Episode 46 – John Perez

This week, Michael and Kitty chatted with video game animator and comic book writer, John Perez. They discuss Orange County, Christian Roman, animation, Disney 3D vs. 2D, storyboarding, latino media culture, Six Sigma, animation houses, Obsidian Entertainment, South Park: The Stick of Truth, Casa Bonita, creepy ravens, sopapillas, New Orleans, celebrity encounters, big studio animation production, comics, Archon, TV, comics adaptations, and podcasts.

LINKS
Casa Bonita
John Perez on Twitter
Obsidian Entertainment
South Park: The Stick of Truth
Action Lab Comics
Archon on Comixology

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Episode 43 – Kevin M. Connolly

This week, Michael and Kitty chat with voice actor, Kevin M. Connolly about Trainwreck, voice acting, demos, the VO industry, anime, Shadoe Stevens, audio books, Batman: The Killing Joke, Mark Hamill, DC comics franchise choices, Wonder Woman, Marvel Comics films, DC vs. Marvel comic book TV shows, Ant-Man, and comic book collectibles.

LINKS
Kevin M. Connolly on Facebook
Kevin M. Connolly on Twitter
315 Studio

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Episode 28 – Carl Beu

Kitty Brown joins again as co-host. We sat down with Disney animation background artist, Carl Beu, and discussed personal fitness, moving, wage slavery, Disney animation, labor unions, the future, humanism, Bioshock, Siri, robot-human marriage, bleak futuristic sci-fi, empathy, #TheDress, Leonard Nimoy, problematic perception in corporate culture, Purple Dog, misogyny in media culture, Net Neutrality, background animation, concept art, advice for new artists, Motor City, Goth and Industrial club culture and dating, mosh pits, and background art influences.

LINKS
Carl Beu’s Deviantart page
Carl Beu’s Tumblr
Kitty Brown’s website

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Episode 23 – Anastasios Gionis

Our guest is 3D graphic artist and creature modeler, Anastasios Gionis. We talked about live podcasts, bones and anatomy, Warner Brothers cartoons, Robert McKimson, growing up Greek in America, Cyrillic vs. Greek letters, celebrity impersonations, 3D character modeling, digital creature rigging, CG vs. practical effects, Alien, Stan Winston and Legacy Effects, 90s animation, 3D digital sculpting, The Strain, The Seventh Son, Japanese Anime, nerd culture, Metal music, video games, Greek mythology, Ray Harryhausen, and Silent Hill.

LINKS
Taso’s Deviant Art
Taso’s professional reel
Necromance
Robert McKimson
Legacy Effects

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Episode 19 – Mo Whelan

Michael and Mo talked about modeling, photography, filmmaking, podcasting, underground clubs, art shows, commuting in LA, movie post-production, animation, South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut, writing, getting started in entertainment, horror, Lost in La Mancha,  childhood interests in horror, living in Hollywood, corporate personas, Ghost Hunters, club outfits, and gender roles.

LINKS
@MoDragonfly
modragonfly.com
Last Doorway Productions
SayntMykl Photography

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Episode 13 – Christian Roman

This week, our guest is animation storyboard artist, Christian Roman. We talked to Christian about 2D and 3D animation, improv, Burning Man, Toy Story 3, The Simpsons, Mission Hill, Disney, experimental animation, Fillmore, Pixar, the creative process, spoilers, and The Hobbit.

LINKS:
@cromantary on Twitter
cromantary on Tumblr
Christian Roman 23 on SoundCloud
Disney’s Fillmore
Mission Hill

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