Rank #1: Episode 71: DreamWorks’ Dragons - Roundtable
In this bewilderbeast-sized episode Marc is joined by Tom
Fonss, Jessica Wersky, and the prodigal son himself Matt Quest.
Matt catches us up on what he's been up to for the past six
months as Tom and Jessica assist Marc in our "How to Train Your Dragon
2" roundtable discussion. Special guests Jessie Forer and Jennifer Harlow
hop on to talk about their favorite parts of the film and share some insight
into their work on it as well.
Also Discussed: a whole gaggle of Blu-ray, DVD, and book
reviews about - "Doctor Who", "Transformers", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Ernest
and Celestine", "Alexander", and "The Nutty Professor."
(Recorded on June 15th, 17th, & 22nd, 2014)
Jun 25 2014
Rank #2: Episode 65: Jason Schleifer - Head of Character Animation at DreamWorks Animation
Jon Hueber and Stanford Clark join Marc to interview Jason
Schleifer, the head of character animation at DreamWorks Animation about his
career as well as "Mr. Peabody and Sherman."
We talk about his work at Weta Digital on "The Lord of
the Rings" trilogy, moving up the ranks at DreamWorks, and receiving
philosophical wisdom from a random guy on a sand dune.
Also Discussed: trailers for "The BoxTrolls" and
"Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return", the DreamWorks short "Almost
Home", "Frozen" on Blu-ray, breaking news about Cartoon Network,
and so much more...
(Recorded on 03/10/14)
Mar 13 2014
Rank #3: Episode 63: Michael Amos - Character Animator at DreamWorks Animation
Feb 27 2014
Rank #4: Episode 60: Otis Frampton - Character/Background Artist (How it Should Have Ended)
Feb 05 2014
Rank #5: Episode 58: Farhan Qureshi - Visual Effects Artist
Jan 23 2014
Rank #6: Episode 50: Fascinated by Animation
Aug 16 2013
Rank #7: Episode 48: Arik Ehle - Pixar Animator
Filling in for Matt this week is our site writer, Stanford Clark. Join us as we discuss the Studio Ghibli documentary, the new Mickey Mouse shorts, and the newest animated Disney films.
Jul 16 2013
Rank #8: Episode 44: Peter Lord - Aardman Animations
Peter Lord has produced many of Aardman's films and television series, as well as directing "The Pirates! Band of Misfits" (or "The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists") and "Chicken Run".
Marc and Matt also discuss Pixar's first holiday special, new Disney Animation Blu-ray releases, MeridaGate, and much, much more.
May 30 2013
Rank #9: Episode 41: Cal Brunker - Writer/Director of "Escape from Planet Earth"
Marc and Matt interview Cal Brunker the writer/director of Rainmaker Entertainment's "Escape from Planet Earth". They discuss Cal's introduction into the world of animation, what it's like working at different animation studios, and the zombie version of Gary Supernova.
Also discussed: review of Dreamworks' "The Croods", new trailers for "Despicable Me 2" and "Turbo", and whole slew of animation news.
Mar 26 2013
Rank #10: Episode 40: The Disney Afternoon
In this episode there's so much to do, getting ready just for you, everybody's busy, bringing you a Disney afternoon! In case you haven't guessed yet Marc and Matt are joined by Justin Vactor to discuss the early 90s era of Disney animation on TV.
From "Darkwing Duck", to "Rescue Rangers", "TaleSpin", "Gargoyles", and "Gummi Bears", all the favorites are discussed as well as much, much more..
So what to do? Just grab onto some "DuckTales" and let's get dangerous.
Mar 21 2013
Rank #11: Episode 37: Alex Mandel - Pixar Composer
In this episode Marc and Matt interview Annie Award nominated Pixar composer Alex Mandel. We discuss Alex's influences on his music, how he came to work for Pixar, Mickey Mouse-ing, and what it's like to have an iTunes library in your head. Alex also talks about the collaborative process at Pixar and the 25 verse version of one of the songs he wrote for Brave.
The new trailers for Monsters University and From Up on Poppy Hill, as well as our recommendations are also brought up.
Feb 17 2013
Rank #12: Episode 31: Halloween Special 2012
Happy Halloween! Remember, we scare because we care.
Oct 30 2012
Rank #13: Episode 29: Bill Farmer - Voice Acting Legend
*Apologies For The Minor Audio Issues*
Oct 10 2012
Rank #14: Episode 28: Darrin Butters – Walt Disney Animation Studios
Oct 02 2012
Rank #15: Episode 27: Hal Hickel - Industrial Light and Magic
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Sep 06 2012
Rank #16: Episode 24: The Hanna-Barbera Legacy
Jul 31 2012
Rank #17: Episode 18: Pizza Planet Truck
May 19 2012
Rank #18: Episode 16: Dr. Shrek Miyazaki
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May 04 2012
Rank #19: Episode 78: AF News - November 2014
Dec 10 2014
Rank #20: Episode 77: All Hollow's Eve
Happy Halloween boys and ghouls!
Prepare for a very eerie episode with Tom Fonss and Marc
Vibbert as they discuss Halloween classics new and old (as well as some
Also discussed: Reviews for Disney's "Maleficent"
& "Planes: Fire and Rescue", "Beware the Batman”, and
"Mr. Peabody and Sherman" on Blu-ray, as well as the "Avengers:
Age of Ultron" teaser trailer, plus so much more!
(Recorded on 10/24/14)
Oct 31 2014