About Marc Vibbert

Marc is a huge film & television geek, but he's also a husband and a father. After graduating with a degree in Cinema and Screen Studies he has been actively pursuing a career in the animation film/television industry. His dream is to one day work for Pixar Animation Studios, with an ultimate goal of directing feature films. www.crowlandproductions.com

“Animation Fascination” Episode 71: DreamWorks’ Dragons – Roundtable

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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) 

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Attention: Writers, Graphic Artists, and Videographers Wanted

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Are you passionate about animation?

Do you want to share your love and knowledge of animated movies and TV shows?

We here at Animation Fascination are on a constant lookout for talented WRITERS, GRAPHIC ARTISTS, and VIDEOGRAPHERS to expand our team and make our site the go-to animation news destination on the Internet.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 70: AF News – Week of June 8, 2014

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Stanford Clark and Marc Vibbert are joined by returning guest Otis Frampton as he hops on to discuss his new animated shorts series ABCDEFGeek and the upcoming release of his comic Oddly Normal.

Also Discussed: Big Hero 6 and The Book of Life trailers, Phoenix Comicon (including a Q and A with John Ratzenberger), a contest for LAIKA’s The BoxTrolls, and reviews for Maleficent, The Lego Movie, and An Adventure in Space and Time.

(Recorded on 06/08/14)

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 69: X-Men – Days of Animated Past

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The mutant brotherhood of Marc Vibbert, Stanford Clark, and Tom Fonss unite to talk all about the X-Men. They discuss their favorite animated incarnations of these astonishing mutants on television and film throughout the years.

So join them as they enroll at Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters, bub!

Also Discussed: the voice acting documentary I Know That Voice, what’s next for Star Wars, the new Guardians of the Galaxy trailer, and the Disney Blu-ray releases in August.

(Recorded on 05/19/14)

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 68: The Amazing Animated Spider-Man

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Marc is joined by Tom Fonss to talk all about everyone’s favorite web-slinger. They cover every animated incarnation of the wall-crawler from 1967 to today, and choose their favorites.

Also Discussed: Son of Batman on Blu-ray, Art of Book reviews, the first five minutes of How to Train Your Dragon 2, and Disney’s Gargoyles.

(Recorded on 04/28/14)

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 67: AF News – April 2014

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Stanford Clark joins Marc Vibbert to review a whole slew of Blu-rays & DVDs, amongst them Saving Mr. Banks, The Pirate Fairy, and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.

Also Discussed: Big Hero 6 casting rumors, Rio 2 review, new trailers for How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Planes: Fire and Rescue, and so much more…

(Recorded on 04/15/14)

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 66: AF News Special – Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6’

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Tom Fonss and Stanford Clark join Marc Vibbert to discuss Big Hero 6. From its Marvel comic book origins to what Disney has released so far about the film, we cover it all.

Also Discussed: Sequels to Cars and The Incredibles, Blue Sky’s Peanuts teaser trailer, and Party Central / Muppets Most Wanted.

(Recorded on 03/24/14)

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 65: Jason Schleifer – Head of Character Animation at DreamWorks Animation

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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)

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 64: AF News – Week of March 2, 2014

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Site columnist Jessica Wersky joins Marc to catch up on and discuss all the latest animation news. This episode is full of Disney properties with a dash of DreamWorks and Reel FX.

News discussed this episode: Frozen joining the one billion dollars club at the box office as well as winning the Oscar for best animated feature and a possible ride we’d like to see built at Disney World/Disneyland. Star Wars Rebels character profiles, and a possible new Shrek film in the future.

(Recorded on 03/03/14)

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 63: Michael Amos – Character Animator at DreamWorks Animation

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You may have been expecting an AF news edition episode, but have no fear, we have something even more awesome for you. Jon Hueber joins Marc to interview DreamWorks Animation character animator, Michael Amos! We talk about Michael’s work on the upcoming Mr. Peabody and Sherman and the in-development Me and My Shadow, his animation influences growing up in Australia, and his time in the Animation Mentor program.

Also Discussed: the Guardians of the Galaxy teaser trailer, Gravity and Thor: The Dark World on 3D Blu-ray, as well as Adventure Time: Season 3 and Beware the Batman Blu-ray reviews.

(Recorded on 02/23/14)

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