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 – your destination for the art instruction you need. See for online animation, character design, illustration, comic arts, cartoon creation and more.

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

Animation Podcast #133 – Pencil Test: The 2D Animation Documentary

In a special episode, Tony interviews director Phil Earnest and his own brother, Tom, the director and producer (respectively) of the in-production live action documentary “Pencil Test”  a celebration of 2d animation. Pencil Test is a feature film documentary focusing on the industries’ best and most inspirational animators, primarily spotlighting their work in the 90s […]

Amanda Jolly Bancroft Interview

Animation Podcast #132 – Character Design with Amanda Jolly

In this episode, the Bancroft twins speak with character designer Amanda Jolly! She speaks about how she got the job on the hit “Tangled” Tv Series and the day to day lifestyle of being a character designer on a major studio show. The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by & sponsored by & Sponsored by Stuart […]

Animation Podcast #129 – Internet Superstar Illustrator Loish

This episode is a special “Breakfast with the Bancroft’s” interview at the first annual Lightbox Expo! The brothers clink, clack, and chomp their way through a great discussion with internet superstar illustrator Loish also known as Lois. Find out what she considers her day job and how she reaches people through her social media. This […]

Animation Podcast #128 – The Day Bluth Left Disney

In this podcast the Brothers Bancroft help celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Don Bluth productions – makers of great films like The Secret of Nimh, An American Tale, The Land Before a time and more – with an interview with two of the key founders, John Pomeroy and Gary Goldman. Enjoy! The […]

Animation Podcast #126 – Canadian Animation Industry with Tony Tarantini

In this episode, Tom spends some time chatting with Tony… but not that Tony! Tom goes solo and interviews layout artist and instructor Tony Tarantini about the Canadian Animation industry and the history of the Sheridan College animation program! Oooo Canada, this is a good one! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by & sponsored […]