“Animation Fascination” Episode 43: Tara Platt – Voice Actress

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Ready for a bad pun? No? Well here it is anyway…

On the “Platt”-er for this episode is our awesome guest, the mile-a-minute voice actress, Tara Platt (Naruto, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien).

Tara joins Matt and Marc to discuss the acting industry, what it’s like to run your own production company, and how life is awesome when you’re married to someone in the same profession as you.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 41: Cal Brunker – Writer/Director of ‘Escape from Planet Earth’

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Scorch me, baby! Straight from Planet Baab all the way to the Dark Planet itself, we’re back with another episode.

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.

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Return to Bloomsbury: Two Conversations with Peter Pan‘s Kathryn Beaumont and Paul Collins

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In celebration of its 60th anniversary, Disney is bringing its much beloved classic, Peter Pan, to the High Definition world with a wonderful Blu-ray package. In anticipation of this upcoming February 5th release, I was extremely fortunate enough to chat with Kathryn Beaumont, the voice of Wendy Darling (as well as Alice in Alice in Wonderland) and Paul Collins, the voice of John Darling. Check out the interviews after the jump…

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 29: Bill Farmer – Voice Acting Legend

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In this episode Marc and Matt are joined by voice acting legend Bill Farmer (voice of Goofy, Pluto, Foghorn Leghorn, & Yosemite Sam as well as many others). Interview includes discussion of inspiration for Mr. Farmer’s career, great stories, and thoughts on stop motion animation. Marc and Matt also debate the ending of Bambi, all this and much, much more…

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 28: Darrin Butters – Walt Disney Animation Studios

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In this episode Marc and Matt are joined by CG character animator Darrin Butters of Walt Disney Animation Studios to talk about magic, animation, internet trolling, and the awesomeness of Glen Keane.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 22: Ultimate Spider-Men (featuring Drake Bell)

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In this episode Marc and Matt (plus guest host Nate Sawyer) are joined by Peter Parker/Spider-Man himself, Drake Bell.

EXCLUSIVE news for upcoming episodes of “Ultimate Spider-Man” is discussed as well our favorite Spider-Man animated series of the past.

Plus much, much more…

*Apologies for the minor audio issues*

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 21: Brave Men in Kilts (featuring Pixar animators Chris Chua & Austin Madison)

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In this episode Marc and Matt are joined by Pixar animators Chris Chua and Austin Madison to discuss Disney•Pixar’s 13th animated feature film “Brave”.

Plus much, much more…

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