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Creative Block

A weekly podcast where we interview animation industry professionals about their life and career paths!Hosted by:Gene Goldstein - https://twitter.com/genegoldstein Violaine Briat - https://twitter.com/violainebriat Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/crtvblock/support

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Creative Block #36: Jenny Goldberg

In this episode, we interview Jenny Goldberg! Jenny has worked as an art director on Invader Zim: Enter The Florpus and as a character designer on multiple other shows. We discuss her path to working in animation as well as her influences. Watch this episode on YouTube to see us doodle while we chat ► https://youtu.be/YtBYRuDgNxA ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■ CREATIVE BLOCK ► https://twitter.com/crtvblock GENE! ► https://twitter.com/genegoldstein VEE! ► https://twitter.com/violainebriat Editing by Clemence Briat ► https://twitter.com/clem_n_m Theme song by Louie Zong ► https://twitter.com/everydaylouie --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/crtvblock/support

2hr 5mins

26 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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Creative Block #35: Ian Jones-Quartey

In this episode, we interview Ian Jones-Quartey! Ian is the creator of OK K.O. and has previously worked as a storyboard artist, writer, and director on Steven Universe, Adventure Time, and Bravest Warriors. We discuss his path to working in animation as well as his influences. Watch this episode on YouTube to see us doodle while we chat ► https://youtu.be/ZW7h_oyGHcg ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■ CREATIVE BLOCK ► https://twitter.com/crtvblock GENE! ► https://twitter.com/genegoldstein VEE! ► https://twitter.com/violainebriat Editing by Clemence Briat ► https://twitter.com/clem_n_m Theme song by Louie Zong ► https://twitter.com/everydaylouie --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/crtvblock/support

1hr 37mins

19 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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Creative Block #34: Shin Park

In this episode, we interview Shin Park! Shin has worked in production on multiple Nickelodeon and Netflix shows, and is currently a production manager at Marvel Studios. We discuss her path to working in animation as well as her influences. Watch this episode on YouTube to see us doodle while we chat ► https://youtu.be/ODwARL45gu4 ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■ CREATIVE BLOCK ► https://twitter.com/crtvblock GENE! ► https://twitter.com/genegoldstein VEE! ► https://twitter.com/violainebriat Editing by Clemence Briat ► https://twitter.com/clem_n_m Theme song by Louie Zong ► https://twitter.com/everydaylouie --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/crtvblock/support

1hr 20mins

5 Jul 2021

Rank #3

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Creative Block #33: Toniko Pantoja

In this episode, we interview Toniko Pantoja! Toniko has worked as a director, storyboard artist, character designer, and animator. We discuss his path to working in animation as well as his influences. Watch this episode on YouTube to see us doodle while we chat ► https://youtu.be/N9-FaLhMUdg ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■ CREATIVE BLOCK ► https://twitter.com/crtvblock GENE! ► https://twitter.com/genegoldstein VEE! ► https://twitter.com/violainebriat Editing by Clemence Briat ► https://twitter.com/clem_n_m Theme song by Louie Zong ► https://twitter.com/everydaylouie --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/crtvblock/support

1hr 30mins

28 Jun 2021

Rank #4

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Creative Block #32: Jim Mortensen

In this episode, we interview Jim Mortensen! Jim is currently a supervising director on Big Nate, and has also worked as a storyboard artist on The Fairly OddParents, Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, Breadwinners, and many more. Watch this episode on YouTube to see us doodle while we chat ► https://youtu.be/m6wOe7fHt9A ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■ CREATIVE BLOCK ► https://twitter.com/crtvblock GENE! ► https://twitter.com/genegoldstein VEE! ► https://twitter.com/violainebriat Editing by Clemence Briat ► https://twitter.com/clem_n_m Theme song by Louie Zong ► https://twitter.com/everydaylouie --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/crtvblock/support

1hr 48mins

21 Jun 2021

Rank #5

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Creative Block #31: Worthikids

In this episode, we interview Worthikids! Ian is a indie animator, musician, and creator of Big Top Burger. We discuss his path to working in animation as well as his influences. Watch this episode on YouTube to see us doodle while we chat ► https://youtu.be/HT5wnNAAskA ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■ CREATIVE BLOCK ► https://twitter.com/crtvblock GENE! ► https://twitter.com/genegoldstein VEE! ► https://twitter.com/violainebriat Editing by Clemence Briat ► https://twitter.com/clem_n_m Theme song by Louie Zong ► https://twitter.com/everydaylouie --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/crtvblock/support

1hr 18mins

14 Jun 2021

Rank #6

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Creative Block #30: Stephanie Rizo

In this episode, we interview Stephanie Rizo! Stephanie has done character design for Arlo the Alligator Boy, and is currently a storyboard artist on Enter the Spider-Verse 2. Watch this episode on YouTube to see us doodle while we chat ► https://youtu.be/1CVA1AjyBIc ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■ CREATIVE BLOCK ► https://twitter.com/crtvblock GENE! ► https://twitter.com/genegoldstein VEE! ► https://twitter.com/violainebriat Editing by Clemence Briat ► https://twitter.com/clem_n_m Theme song by Louie Zong ► https://twitter.com/everydaylouie --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/crtvblock/support

1hr 22mins

7 Jun 2021

Rank #7

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Creative Block #29: Jeff Trammell

In this episode, we interview Jeff Trammell! Jeff is a writer who has worked on tons of animated projects and comics, and is currently a head writer for Craig of the Creek. He's also a voice actor! We discuss his path to working in animation as well as his influences. Watch this episode on YouTube to see us doodle while we chat ► https://youtu.be/aMoTDIfvMH4 ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■ CREATIVE BLOCK ► https://twitter.com/crtvblock GENE! ► https://twitter.com/genegoldstein VEE! ► https://twitter.com/violainebriat Editing by Clemence Briat ► https://twitter.com/clem_n_m Theme song by Louie Zong ► https://twitter.com/everydaylouie --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/crtvblock/support

1hr 12mins

31 May 2021

Rank #8

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Creative Block #28: Jhonen Vasquez

In this episode, we interview Jhonen Vasquez! Jhonen is the creator of Johnny the Homicidal Maniac and Invader Zim and frequently streams Drawing Hurts. We discuss his path to working in animation as well as his influences.  Watch this episode on YouTube to see us doodle while we chat ► https://youtu.be/gK58L1CebuM ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■ CREATIVE BLOCK ► https://twitter.com/crtvblock GENE! ► https://twitter.com/genegoldstein VEE! ► https://twitter.com/violainebriat Editing by Clemence Briat ► https://twitter.com/clem_n_m Theme song by Louie Zong ► https://twitter.com/everydaylouie --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/crtvblock/support

1hr 44mins

24 May 2021

Rank #9

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Creative Block #27: Amanda Rynda

In this episode, we interview Amanda Rynda! Amanda is currently an executive producer on DC Superhero Girls and has previously art directed on Loud House, as well as color styling on Star Vs. The Forces of Evil and Gravity Falls. We discuss her path to working in animation as well as her influences. Watch this episode on YouTube to see us doodle while we chat ► https://youtu.be/FckXaSo1MZY ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■ CREATIVE BLOCK ► https://twitter.com/crtvblock GENE! ► https://twitter.com/genegoldstein VEE! ► https://twitter.com/violainebriat Editing by Clemence Briat ► https://twitter.com/clem_n_m Theme song by Louie Zong ► https://twitter.com/everydaylouie --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/crtvblock/support

1hr 46mins

17 May 2021

Rank #10