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TV & Film

Drawn: The Story of Animation

Rank #114 in TV & Film category

TV & Film
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An exploration of cartoons with an insider's perspective, including show creators, voice actors, historians, animators and business leaders.

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An exploration of cartoons with an insider's perspective, including show creators, voice actors, historians, animators and business leaders.

iTunes Ratings

596 Ratings
Average Ratings
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16

Happy surprise

By Topcat360 - Dec 31 2018
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I was happily surprised how much I enjoyed this show.

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By Labs96 - Oct 28 2018
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Wondering when you are going to put more of these out I love this

iTunes Ratings

596 Ratings
Average Ratings
494
44
22
20
16

Happy surprise

By Topcat360 - Dec 31 2018
Read more

I was happily surprised how much I enjoyed this show.

Want more

By Labs96 - Oct 28 2018
Read more

Wondering when you are going to put more of these out I love this

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Drawn: The Story of Animation

Rank #114 in TV & Film category

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An exploration of cartoons with an insider's perspective, including show creators, voice actors, historians, animators and business leaders.

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Rank #1: Bonus Episode!

Jul 17 2018
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Throughout the production of Drawn, there have been so many great moments in interviews that didn't quite fit into any of our episodes, but we wanted to make sure that listeners got to hear them. So today, it's all random moments from chats with the voice actors, animators, and production staff who make some of our favorite shows and movies.

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Rank #2: The Villains

Jul 10 2018
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Bad guys are integral to driving the plots of many stories, and animation is no different. But villains are as varied as heroes -- from Jafar in "Aladdin" to the Monarch in "The Venture Brothers," and everything in between. What makes the perfect villain in animation, and why do we love them so much?

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Rank #3: Women in Animation

Jul 03 2018
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While most of the high-profile positions in animation have been occupied by men for decades, women have been part of animation from the beginning. How has the industry changed for women over the years, and what does the future hold?

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Rank #4: The Sound Effects

Jun 26 2018
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Boing! Zip! Crash! The sound of animation is a character all its own. Who designs the non-music soundscape of a cartoon, and how does that work impact the final product?

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Rank #5: Music of 'Toons

Jun 19 2018
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Viewers may not always realize how deeply the music in a cartoon affects them. But without the score, we'd be emotionally lost. How do composers deftly handle that crucial emotional manipulation?

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Rank #6: The Animated Future

Jun 13 2018
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From the Jetsons to Futurama, cartoons have long been envisioning what the world will be like in the space age. In many ways we've surpassed what animation told us to expect from technology. But animation's very existence is closely tied to technology in ways that enable that fantastic storytelling.

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Rank #7: You Know, for Kids!

Jun 05 2018
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Cartoons have gone through a number of identity shifts in terms of their intended audience. How did a medium initially aimed at adults become such an essential part of childhood, and then blossom again as a genre full of adult-oriented content? How has animation for kids included grown-ups in the humor, and why has animation made just for adults gotten so popular?

Play Now

Rank #8: The Voices of Childhood

May 29 2018
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From Mel Blanc and June Foray to Tara Strong and Billy West, some of the most familiar sounds of childhood come from the mouths of rarely seen actors. Who are the people behind the voices that make us laugh, and how did they get this career?

Play Now

Rank #9: Cartoon Consumables

May 22 2018
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From Oswald the Lucky Rabbit candies to today's mass-market collectibles, cartoons have driven an entire industry of branded merchandise. How did it go from pez dispensers to housewares to amusement parks?

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Rank #10: Bugs Bunny: Culture Guide

May 15 2018
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Since 1950, kids have been learning about opera from Bugs Bunny. And he probably was the first drag performer most people can remember seeing. How did the wascally wabbit become a cultural influencer?

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Rank #11: Before There Were Icons

May 08 2018
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Bugs Bunny and Mickey Mouse are stars in their own right, but there were cartoons before either of those characters existed. What sorts of creatures and comics were dancing across screens in animation's early days?

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Rank #12: How Cartoons Get Made

May 01 2018
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While some technology has changed over the years, in many ways, the path from an idea to a finished cartoon has remained the same. How does a cartoon come to life, and what does the future hold for animation?

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Rank #13: Drawn: The Story of Animation - Trailer

Apr 24 2018
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We're in the midst of a new golden age of animation, and this podcast takes a look at the where the industry has been and where it's going -- from the inside. Through dozens of interviews shared over 11 episodes, Drawn takes listeners on a fun and unique cartoon journey.

Play Now

Rank #1: Bonus Episode!

Podcast cover
Read more

Throughout the production of Drawn, there have been so many great moments in interviews that didn't quite fit into any of our episodes, but we wanted to make sure that listeners got to hear them. So today, it's all random moments from chats with the voice actors, animators, and production staff who make some of our favorite shows and movies.

Jul 17 2018
42 mins
Play Now

Rank #2: The Villains

Podcast cover
Read more

Bad guys are integral to driving the plots of many stories, and animation is no different. But villains are as varied as heroes -- from Jafar in "Aladdin" to the Monarch in "The Venture Brothers," and everything in between. What makes the perfect villain in animation, and why do we love them so much?

Jul 10 2018
33 mins
Play Now

Rank #3: Women in Animation

Podcast cover
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While most of the high-profile positions in animation have been occupied by men for decades, women have been part of animation from the beginning. How has the industry changed for women over the years, and what does the future hold?

Jul 03 2018
46 mins
Play Now

Rank #4: The Sound Effects

Podcast cover
Read more

Boing! Zip! Crash! The sound of animation is a character all its own. Who designs the non-music soundscape of a cartoon, and how does that work impact the final product?

Jun 26 2018
32 mins
Play Now

Rank #5: Music of 'Toons

Podcast cover
Read more

Viewers may not always realize how deeply the music in a cartoon affects them. But without the score, we'd be emotionally lost. How do composers deftly handle that crucial emotional manipulation?

Jun 19 2018
40 mins
Play Now

Rank #6: The Animated Future

Podcast cover
Read more

From the Jetsons to Futurama, cartoons have long been envisioning what the world will be like in the space age. In many ways we've surpassed what animation told us to expect from technology. But animation's very existence is closely tied to technology in ways that enable that fantastic storytelling.

Jun 13 2018
34 mins
Play Now

Rank #7: You Know, for Kids!

Podcast cover
Read more

Cartoons have gone through a number of identity shifts in terms of their intended audience. How did a medium initially aimed at adults become such an essential part of childhood, and then blossom again as a genre full of adult-oriented content? How has animation for kids included grown-ups in the humor, and why has animation made just for adults gotten so popular?

Jun 05 2018
54 mins
Play Now

Rank #8: The Voices of Childhood

Podcast cover
Read more

From Mel Blanc and June Foray to Tara Strong and Billy West, some of the most familiar sounds of childhood come from the mouths of rarely seen actors. Who are the people behind the voices that make us laugh, and how did they get this career?

May 29 2018
46 mins
Play Now

Rank #9: Cartoon Consumables

Podcast cover
Read more

From Oswald the Lucky Rabbit candies to today's mass-market collectibles, cartoons have driven an entire industry of branded merchandise. How did it go from pez dispensers to housewares to amusement parks?

May 22 2018
39 mins
Play Now

Rank #10: Bugs Bunny: Culture Guide

Podcast cover
Read more

Since 1950, kids have been learning about opera from Bugs Bunny. And he probably was the first drag performer most people can remember seeing. How did the wascally wabbit become a cultural influencer?

May 15 2018
38 mins
Play Now

Rank #11: Before There Were Icons

Podcast cover
Read more

Bugs Bunny and Mickey Mouse are stars in their own right, but there were cartoons before either of those characters existed. What sorts of creatures and comics were dancing across screens in animation's early days?

May 08 2018
39 mins
Play Now

Rank #12: How Cartoons Get Made

Podcast cover
Read more

While some technology has changed over the years, in many ways, the path from an idea to a finished cartoon has remained the same. How does a cartoon come to life, and what does the future hold for animation?

May 01 2018
53 mins
Play Now

Rank #13: Drawn: The Story of Animation - Trailer

Podcast cover
Read more

We're in the midst of a new golden age of animation, and this podcast takes a look at the where the industry has been and where it's going -- from the inside. Through dozens of interviews shared over 11 episodes, Drawn takes listeners on a fun and unique cartoon journey.

Apr 24 2018
3 mins
Play Now