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.

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Podcast #43 – The Importance of Mentorship

Months in the making, we created the ultimate podcast about the importance of having a mentor in your artistic life!  Tom and Tony interview many of their own mentors from their careers to dig deep into what you can learn from an experienced master! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored […]

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Animation Podcast #42 – Voicing A Disney Princess: Ming Na-Wen interview

It’s a fun podcast when you get the Bancroft Brothers on Skype with actress Ming-Na Wen, the voice of Disney’s “Mulan” and star of Marvel’s “Agents of Shield”.  Hold on for some fun behind the scenes stories about creating a Disney Princess! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart […]

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Animation Podcast #38 – Indy Animation with Tomm Moore

The Bancrofts talk with their new “bestie”, Tomm Moore, from his Cartoon Saloon studio in Ireland.  They talk about his two Academy Award nominated animated feature films and what it’s like being an indy animation filmmaker. Tom Moore  has worked as Director, Art Director, Storyboarder, Animator and Illustrator on a range of projects. Tomm directed […]

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Animation Podcast #37 – Actor Patrick Warburton

In a BBros first, the twins host a LIVE podcast at The 2015 CTN Animation Expo where they interview actor Patrick Warburton about his career as Puddy, Kronk, Buzz, Brock and more. The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books Sponsor Stuart Ng Books Stuart Ng Books is a favorite […]

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Animation Podcast #36 – The Mark Henn Interview

The Hermonos Bancroft have the honor of interviewing their mentor and Disney animation legend, Mark Henn.  They discuss designing such icons as Simba, Jasmine, and Tiana – as well as why he’s known as the “Julia Roberts of Animation”! Mark Henn has worked on Disney animated features since the 1980s and has contributed to dozens of movies […]

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Animation Podcast 35 – “The Jerry Maguire Moment”

In a follow up to the popular “Failures” podcast, the Bancroft Brother’s discuss those moments in your life where you make a life changing decision- often times right after you’ve taken  a fall. The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books   Sponsor Stuart Ng Books Stuart Ng Books is […]

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Animation Podcast #34 – Whatever Happened to 2D Animation

In this episode of the Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast, Tom and Tony discuss the “End of 2D Animation” with Nik Ranieri.  Is it dead or just sleeping?  What brought its slumber on?  Will it come back?  They invite Disney animator, Nik Ranieri, one of the last 2D animators to be laid off from Disney, to […]