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 #5 – The Travis Knight Interview

Tom and Tony get real with the uniquely talented Travis Knight, head animator AND CEO of Laika Animation Studios!   They said no one could create a thriving, independent animation studio creating Stop Motion animation outside of Hollywood- but former rapper and male model Travis Knight isn’t just ANYONE.   With their just released third film, “The […]

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

Animation Podcast #4 – Funding Your Artistic Dreams: The Jamie Lopez Interview

In Funding Your Artistic Dreams: The Jamie Lopez Interview, the Bancroft Brothers get into the subject of crowdfunding your artistic dream project.  They discuss the pros and cons of crowdfunding project on either Kickstarter or Indiegogo.  Then, they call up their Disney animator veteran friend, Jamie Lopez, to discuss his ultra-successful Indiegogo crowdfunded 2d animated […]

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

Animation Podcast #3 – The Don Hahn Interview

The Bancroft Brothers are honored to have the legendary Disney Animation and live action producer Don Hahn on the show.  Don has been in the film industry for 37 years with films he’s produced ranging from great animated films like “Beauty and the Beast”, “The Lion King”, “Hunchback of Notre Dame”, and “Emperor’s New Groove” […]

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

Animation Podcast #2 – The Aaron Blaise Interview

In this episode, Tom and Tony talk with their animation buddy, Aaron Blaise.  The three discuss their mutual days at Disney Animation, many challenges while climbing the animation ladder, his painting career, being chosen as director for the Disney film, “Brother Bear”, as well as the joys of “Life after Disney”.  Stay tuned for some […]

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

Animation Podcast #1 – The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

In the first episode, the Bancroft Bros discuss their careers, Mom’s Sex Talk, Dreamwork’s Animation, the future of 2D animation, and Glen Keane’s “DUET” animated short for Google, and Q and A.  In addition, they announce the exciting upcoming Taught By A Pro ProWeekend seminar. To learn more from Tom Bancroft and Tony Bancroft see their courses.  In […]