The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast provides an entertaining and educational look at animation. Tom Bancroft and Tony Bancroft discuss the art and business of animation with some of the industries biggest talents from Glenn Keane to Brad Bird to Don Hahn.

Animation Podcast #21 – Pete Docter and Directing INSIDE OUT

The Bancroft Brothers wrangled another coup by getting the chance to interview Pixar director Pete Docter about his newest film, “Inside Out”.  In this interview you’ll hear all about the ups and downs of making a Pixar animated film by the guy that brought you Monster’s Inc. and UP! Sponsor Stuart Ng Books Stuart Ng Books is a [...]

Animation Podcast #20 -The Eric Goldberg Interview

Tom and Tony get a rare chance to sit and talk with Disney Animation Legend Eric Goldberg, creator of the Genie in Aladdin and co-director of Pocahontas.  Eric talks about his training with Richard Williams and the masters of Warner Bros. animation and how his 2D animation skills are still being used at Disney today. [...]

Animation Podcast #17 – Creating Your After-Hours Dream Project: The Ovi Nedelcu Interview

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast The Bancroft Brothers welcome talented illustrator/ character designer/ story artist Ovi Nedelcu to the show to discuss his drive and passion at creating his after-hours dream projects in comic books and children’s books.  Great topics like career and life balance, why dream projects are important, the economics of children’s book [...]

Animation Podcast #15 – Designing a Disney Film, The Victoria Ying Interview

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast In this episode, the Bancrofts have their FIRST female interviee: the lovely Victoria Ying! She explains her influences and process of designing characters for many Disney films including “Tangled” and “Frozen”.  Enjoy the Tom’s blah blah and Tony’s wah wah on this episode of The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast! The [...]

Animation Podcast #13 – Making Artistic Goals

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast The Bancroft boys sit down and talk about the importance of making goals in your career. Tony introduces the concept of having a Vision Statement for your life. Then, they start picking on each other like 15-year olds. Lots of fun, name calling, and grand, life-changing concepts are discussed on [...]