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Animation Podcast

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The Animation Podcast is the place for discussion about the craft of animation. Shows will feature interviews with some of animation's greatest talent, focusing on their personal perspective of the artform. Created by a professional animator for people who love animation or are just plain curious.

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The Animation Podcast is the place for discussion about the craft of animation. Shows will feature interviews with some of animation's greatest talent, focusing on their personal perspective of the artform. Created by a professional animator for people who love animation or are just plain curious.

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64 Ratings
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Bring it back!

By ChadT. - Nov 20 2014
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Was such a fantastic podcast

Best Animation Podcast!!

By and357 - Jun 05 2011
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Clay we need more! These podcasts are awesome and great to listen to while I animate as well!

iTunes Ratings

64 Ratings
Average Ratings
58
3
1
2
0

Bring it back!

By ChadT. - Nov 20 2014
Read more
Was such a fantastic podcast

Best Animation Podcast!!

By and357 - Jun 05 2011
Read more
Clay we need more! These podcasts are awesome and great to listen to while I animate as well!
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Animation Podcast

Updated 4 days ago

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The Animation Podcast is the place for discussion about the craft of animation. Shows will feature interviews with some of animation's greatest talent, focusing on their personal perspective of the artform. Created by a professional animator for people who love animation or are just plain curious.

Rank #1: Animation Podcast 023 - James Baxter, Part One

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James Baxter is considered one of the most talented animators working today. At Disney and Dreamworks some of the characters he has animated include Belle, Rafiki, Quasimodo, Moses, and Spirit. He has also served as a supervising animator on Shrek 2 and Madagascar. James' latest work was creating the animation for Enchanted at his studio, James Baxter Animation. This is the first part of this interview.

Feb 04 2008

39mins

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Rank #2: Animation Podcast 024 - James Baxter, Part Two

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Part two of the interview continues with James Baxter, supervising animator of Belle, Rafiki, Quasimodo, Spirit, and director of the animation for Enchanted. The conversation goes in to deeper detail regarding the technical aspects and processes James applies to his animation and acting - a must-listen for any animators looking to improve their workflow and craft. This is part two of a three part interview.

Mar 03 2008

42mins

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Rank #3: Animation Podcast 014 - Glen Keane, Part One

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Ariel, The Beast, Aladdin, Pocahontas, Tarzan, John Silver. The list should say it all. Animation hero to many, Glen Keane has created many of the most memorable characters in modern animation with performances that rival those of any flesh and blood actor. In part one, Glen talks about being an artist, discovering animation, and his first years at the Disney studio.

Apr 03 2006

32mins

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Rank #4: Animation Podcast 009 - Ron and John, Part Three

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Interview with Ron Clements and John Musker, directors of The Great Mouse Detective, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Hercules and Treasure Planet. In part two they describe their writing process as well as developing The Little Mermaid and Aladdin.

Nov 01 2005

25mins

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Rank #5: Animation Podcast 007 - Ron and John, Part One

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Interview with Ron Clements and John Musker, directors of The Great Mouse Detective, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Hercules and Treasure Planet. They talk about getting to Disney in the seventies and training under Frank Thomas and Cliff Nordberg.

Sep 12 2005

32mins

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Rank #6: Animation Podcast 012 - Vault - Milt Kahl, Side One

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A Milt Kahl lecture at CalArts from 1976, generously donated to the show by John Musker. Milt shows and discusses a rough cut of some of his work on Medusa in "The Rescuers." Side one of two.

Feb 25 2006

30mins

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Rank #7: Animation Podcast 004 - Nik Ranieri, Part One

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Interview with master animator Nik Ranieri, whose credits include Lumiere, Meeko, Hades, Kuzco. Nik talks about starting in school and what he feels makes good animation.

Jun 20 2005

32mins

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Rank #8: Animation Podcast 003 - Andreas Deja, Part Three

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Interview with superstar Disney animator Andreas Deja. Andreas Talks about his own work, as well as his friendship with animation legend Milt Kahl. Part three of three.

May 23 2005

23mins

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Rank #9: Animation Podcast 013 - Vault - Milt Kahl, Side Two

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Conclusion of a Milt Kahl lecture at CalArts from 1976, generously donated to the show by John Musker. Milt answers questions from students, including Brad Bird. Side two of two.

Mar 03 2006

33mins

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Rank #10: Animation Podcast 025 - James Baxter, Part Three

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The interview concludes with part three as James Baxter talks about learning from the old masters, what inspires him, and his experiences on films from Beauty and the Beast through Madagascar. James was the supervising animator of Belle, Rafiki, Quasimodo, Spirit, and director of the animation for Enchanted. This is part three of a three part interview.

Apr 07 2008

55mins

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Rank #11: Animation Podcast 022 - Dale Baer, Part Two

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Dale Baer came to Disney’s as an animation trainee in the late sixties, when the era of the Nine Old Men was coming to a close. He has worked for Filmation, Disney, Ralph Bakshi, and at his own studio, Baer Animation. Dale has been back at Walt Disney Animation Studios since The Emperor’s New Groove and his credits include supervising the characters of Yzma, Slim from Home on the Range, and Wilbur from Meet the Robinsons. Dale recently finished animating on the latest Goofy short How to Hook Up Your Home Theater, and he’s currently working on the upcoming film The Princess and the Frog. This is part two of a two part interview.

Dec 03 2007

46mins

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Rank #12: Animation Podcast 021 - Dale Baer, Part One

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Dale Baer came to Disney’s as an animation trainee in the late sixties, when the era of the Nine Old Men was coming to a close. He has worked for Filmation, Disney, Ralph Bakshi, and at his own studio, Baer Animation. Dale has been back at Walt Disney Animation Studios since The Emperor’s New Groove and his credits include supervising the characters of Yzma, Slim from Home on the Range, and Wilbur from Meet the Robinsons. Dale recently finished animating on the latest Goofy short How to Hook Up Your Home Theater, and he’s currently working on the upcoming film The Princess and the Frog. This is part one of a two part interview.

Nov 05 2007

46mins

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Rank #13: Animation Podcast 017 - Burny Mattinson, Part Two

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Burny Mattinson has worked at Disney Animation for well over 50 years on such titles as Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, Robin Hood, The Rescuers, Mickey’s Christmas Carol, The Great Mouse Detective, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Mulan. In part two, Burny describes his transition from his short lived career as a full-fledged animator to a story artist and then to director. He also tells about the transition the studio made from Walt to the twilight of the careers of the Nine Old Men to the development of newer talent that has led the studio through the last 25 years.

Sep 04 2006

47mins

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Rank #14: Animation Podcast 005 - Nik Ranieri, Part Two

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Interview with master animator Nik Ranieri, whose credits include Lumiere, Meeko, Hades, Kuzco. Nik talks about the ups and downs of his first years as an animator.

Jul 26 2005

28mins

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Rank #15: Animation Podcast 010 - Eamonn Butler, Part One

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Interview with Eamonn Butler, Animation Supervisor on the films "Chicken Little" and "Reign of Fire." Eamonn recalls his animation career from "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" through "Chicken Little." Part one of two.

Jan 16 2006

38mins

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