Monday, February 25, 2013

Disney Animator Tom Bancroft (Lion King/Mulan) Interview on Sorcerer Radio's WDW Tiki Room 3/1/13

The Sorcerer Radio Network, a global leader in fan-based Disney internet radio and programming, is proud to have former Disney Animator Tom Bancroft as a guest on the :WDW Tiki Room" radio show Friday March 1st, 2013.

Tom Bancroft has over 25 years of experience in the animation industry, most of which was for Walt Disney Feature animation where he was an animator for 11 years. He has been nominated for Annie and Rueben awards.

At Disney, Bancroft had the opportunity to animate on 10 animated feature films, 5 animated shorts, and numerous commercials. Some of the films include, “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Lion King,” “Aladdin”, and “Mulan”. Bancroft was also a character designer and director for Big Idea Productions. His popular character design book, "Creating Characters with Personality" is used by art schools all over the world. Additionally, Bancroft has illustrated over 50 children's books.

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Here are some scenes Bancroft animated over the years during his tenure at Disney animation. He was the Supervising animator of MUSHU in "Mulan" and a Supervising animator on "John Henry". He animated most all of the characters seen here except for Young Tantor (in the Tarzan clips), Young Nala and the adult lions (in the Lion King clips), and The Head Guardian Ghost, Mulan, and Cri-Kee (in the Mulan Clips). Please look for his two books on character design: "Creating Characters with Personality" and "Character Mentor" from Focal Press.

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