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.

Brett Bean

Animation Podcast 135 – Brett Bean on Building a Successful Freelancing Business

In another CTN Expo “Breakfast with the Bancrofts”, the twins dine with character designer Bret Bean. He discusses the life of a freelancer and the do’s and don’ts that will help you get a job! Enjoy!   The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughByAPro.com & sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchWallet.com Sponsored by Stuart Ng Books Stuart Ng Books […]

Animation Podcast 134 – Sergio Pablos Director and Creator of Klaus

In this exciting episode the Bancroft Brothers have a one in one talk during CTN Expo 2019 with Sergio Pablos, the Creator and director of Netflix’s “Klaus”! You don’t want to miss this one! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughByAPro.com & sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchWallet.com Sponsored by Stuart Ng Books Stuart Ng Books is a favorite […]

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 TaughByAPro.com & sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchWallet.com 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 […]