The Animator Letters Project is proud to feature a Q&A with the Bancroft brothers, Tom and Tony Bancroft, both former animators at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Currently, Tom is the Art Director for The Christian Broadcasting Network, and Tony is a director at RGH Entertainment.
Tom’s feature film credits include The Rescuers Down Under, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, Pocahontas, Mulan, and Tarzan, to name a few. Check out Tom’s book, Character Mentor Studio.
Tony’s feature film credits include The Rescuers Down Under, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and The Emperor’s New Groove, to name a few. Check out Tony’s book, Directing for Animation.
The Q&A will take place on Thursday, October 1st, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Central Time, where the Bancroft brothers will respond to your questions in the comments section below. You will not want to miss this valuable opportunity to ask questions of Tom and Tony Bancroft, where you will be able to gleam wisdom and advice from their time in the animation industry.
The Bancroft brothers are contributors of The Animator Letters Project, and you can read their inspiring letter here on the website.
Two lucky Q&A participants will win a unique, original piece of artwork by either Tom or Tony Bancroft. The giveaway will be held at the end of the Q&A and I will announce the winner, so be sure to check back to see if you won! Tom said he will do a drawing by request for whoever wins, and Tony is giving away the Pumbaa drawing below, which he was supervising animator on.
Please write your questions for Tom and Tony in the comments section below before Thursday, October 1st at 12:00 pm for it to be included in the Q&A.