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From Disney to Indie Animation with Tom Bancroft

From Disney to Indie Animation with Tom Bancroft

My guest in this episode is Tom Bancroft, who was the Supervising Animator for Mushu on Disney’s animated feature Mulan. He was also an animator on Pocahontas, Tarzan, Young Simba on Lion King, and Iago on Aladdin. You might know Tom has a twin brother named Tony, who...

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Alphonse Mucha’s Slav Epic

Alphonse Mucha’s Slav Epic

Czech painter Alphonse Mucha produced a series of 20 magisterial paintings covering the history, religion and mythology of the Czechs. They were produced from 1910 to 1926 and are as large as 26 by 20 feet. They have not had a permanent home but now a new museum is...

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From Disney to Indie Animation with Tom Bancroft

From Disney to Indie Animation with Tom Bancroft

My guest in this episode is Tom Bancroft, who was the Supervising Animator for Mushu on Disney’s animated feature Mulan. He was also an animator on Pocahontas, Tarzan, Young Simba on Lion King, and Iago on Aladdin. You might know Tom has a twin brother named Tony, who...

Navigating Art Education with Valery Mihalkov

Navigating Art Education with Valery Mihalkov

If you’re a student looking for a good school to teach you art or animation, where do you begin? What should you know about choosing an art or animation school? My guest today is an Instructor in the Animation Program of the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at...

The Creation of Timeless with Armand Baltazar

The Creation of Timeless with Armand Baltazar

This is the second part of my conversation with the legendary painter, film designer, and now author, Armand Baltazar. Armand has written AND illustrated a novel called Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic. This is an achievement that is rare in the...

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