Twin animators Tom and Tony Bancroft get together and talk about their Disney Animation past, the present animation business, and the future of animation. Interviews with talented artists, inspirational words, and wild speculation will help you grow as a person – or not. Presented by TaughtByAPro.com – your destination for the art instruction you need. See http://taughtbyapro.com for online animation, character design, illustration, comic arts, cartoon creation and more.

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

Animation Podcast #83 – Hash It Out: Animation Studios

Fresh off a whirlwind tour in southern California, Tom and Tony Bancroft hash out animation studios! Hear about the culture in different animation studios, how to get a job at one, and, of course, a whole lot of name dropping! All of that, and more, on this special hash it out episode! The Bancroft Brothers […]

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

Animation Podcast #82 – The Amy Smeed Interview

In this edition of the Bancroft Brothers Animation Podocast, join Tom and Tony as they interview the very first female head of animation for a Disney movie, Amy Smeed! They talk about her career, women in animation, and her role directing an army of animators for Moana! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by […]

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Animation Podcast #80 – Hash It Out 6 – Three Year Anniversary

    The past, present, and future are all discussed on this special 3-year anniversary episode of the podcast! Hear the Brothers tell their favorite moments from the last 3 years, get mellow as they ponder turning 50, and talk about current and upcoming projects! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & […]

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Animation Podcast #79 – Talking Art School

In this follow up to the BBros Hash It Out where they claimed to “fix art schools”, Tom and Tony Bancroft invite a group of artist friends to discuss their reasoning, disappointments and successes in their art school choices.  This podcast should be a mandatory primer of any artist considering going to art school!  AND […]

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Animation Podcast #78 – Writing for Animation: Ricky Roxburgh

Maybe you love animation but your drawing and animation chops just aren’t where they need to be?  Have you considered writing for animation?  In this episode, the Bancroft’s discuss screenwriting for film and TV with Tangled TV series screenwriter Ricky Roxburgh!  Find out how he went from walking the Disney parks to writing for Rapunzel […]

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Animation Podcast #76- “Fall”-ing for Alex Hirsch

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast #76- “Fall”-ing for Alex Hirsch The Bancroft Brothers finally snag some time with the outspoken creator of “Gravity Falls“, Alex Hirsch!  Alex opens up about what its like to be the show runner of a hit animated TV show based on your own quirky upbringing between you and your twin […]

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Animation Podcast #75 – Hash It Out: Story

In this episode of the Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast, Tom and Tony unlock the mysteries of good storytelling for film and animation. Classic books on screenwriting, films, and ways to look at creating stories are all analyzed by the Wonder Twins of animation! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by […]

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Podcast #74 – The Pernille Ørum Interview

Podcast #74- Pernille Ørum interview The Brothers Bancroft have fun talking with the talented Pernille Ørum all the way from Denmark!  Find out what the day-to-day is like for a huge shinning star of the internet and character designer for the DC Superhero Girls show The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & […]