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41 - Season 3 Finale - Black N Animated Podcast

41 - Season 3 Finale - Black N Animated Podcast

August 30, 2020

Swing Looooow Sweeet Chariot...Coming forth to carry me.....to the end of Season 3 of the Black N Animated podcast!

Thats right. Here is the Season 3 Finale! Bre and Way are joined by Lorraine Grate, Nilah Magruder, Neil Wade and Lauren Andrews, staff of Black N Animated, to discuss our insights over the passed year, and what we look forward to for Black N Animated as an advocacy group.

 

Stay tuned for more BNA to come next year and coming events as well. 

Be in the know on everything BNA by following the social medias... and WEBSITE!

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http://blacknanimated.com/  - website 

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40 - Tara Nicole Whitaker - Director, Character Designer, Illustrator - Black N Animated Podcast

40 - Tara Nicole Whitaker - Director, Character Designer, Illustrator - Black N Animated Podcast

August 16, 2020

Hello Hello Hello!

 

In this episode of the podcast Bre and Way sit in the virtual room with Tara Nicole Whitaker! We discuss Tara's journey: graduating from Calarts, working as a prop designer and character designer on a myriad of shows, all the way to her current position as Director on the new Proud Family: Louder and Prouder at Disney Television Animation.

We also chat about dogs, stories that inspired us as kids, and what super powers we would have if we could have any....(We become a Danny Phantom conspiracy podcast for a few seconds  *ghost sounds*)

You can find Tara online here: http://www.taranicolewhitaker.com/

and on Instagram @taranicolewhitaker : https://www.instagram.com/taranicolewhitaker/

 

Be in the know on everything BNA by following the social medias... and WEBSITE!

blacknanimated@gmail.com - email 

http://blacknanimated.com/  - website 

@blacknanimated - twitter / Instagram / Facebook

39 - Promare and Political Allegory in Anime with Lorraine Grate -Black N Animated Podcast

39 - Promare and Political Allegory in Anime with Lorraine Grate -Black N Animated Podcast

August 5, 2020

Trails of fire You always knew

They would carry me home

They'd lead me to you!!

Welcome to another episode of the Black N Animated Podcast! And it wouldn't be a season of the Black N Animated Podcast if we didn't talk Anime for an episode. In this ep we chat with Lorraine Grate about one of the best Anime movies of 2019 "Promare". We discuss political allegories, the depictions of marginalized groups in anime, and why Promare is such an amazing film! 

This one a hot one y'all! Get ready to listen to us all nerd out! 

Haven't seen Promare yet? Buy it VOD! You can rent it for $1.99 on Youtube fam: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ym_tkYKPig4

You can follow Lorraine Grate on:

Twitter @rollainedraws

Instagram: @lorrainegrate

or visit her website at www.lorrainegrate.com

Be in the know on everything BNA by following the social medias... and WEBSITE!

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http://blacknanimated.com/  - website 

@blacknanimated - twitter / Instagram / Facebook

38 - Neil Wade - Coordinator of Current Series at Nickelodeon Animation Studios

38 - Neil Wade - Coordinator of Current Series at Nickelodeon Animation Studios

July 19, 2020

*ahem* 

DEFUND THE POLICE

and.....Welcome back to the podcast everyone!

In this episode we chat with real deal Neil Wade who was, (as of this recording) Coordinator of Current Series at Nickelodeon ( at the time of posting the ep he got promoted to Manager!! WOOT!) We talk his journey into animation by way of going to teach in Japan,  his career goals in animation, and what in the world a Coordinator of Current Series even does?!

Neil is also Studio Liaison for the Black N Animated group!

You can find Neil's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/helloneil100/

And his LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/neil-wade-74000310/

 

Be in the know on everything BNA by following the social medias... and WEBSITE!

blacknanimated@gmail.com - email 

http://blacknanimated.com/  - website 

@blacknanimated - twitter / Instagram / Facebook

Catch ya later!

37 - RE-RELEASE, The Censored Eleven - Black N Animated Podcast

37 - RE-RELEASE, The Censored Eleven - Black N Animated Podcast

July 5, 2020

HEY ANIMATION FAMILY

Black N Animated has been doing a bit of juggling behind the scenes and because we are having trouble finding the time to sit and record a new BW episode, we thought we'd revisit one of our topics from Season 1 talking about the Censored Eleven! Check out the info below. 

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36 - Aaron Brewer - Storyboard Artist

36 - Aaron Brewer - Storyboard Artist

June 14, 2020

HELLO ANIMATION FAMILY,

Black N Animated took a bit of a break to support our community in the BLACK LIVES MATTER movement. We want you to know BnA continues to strive to highlight and uplift black creatives working in animation. 

In this episode we interview Storyboard Artist and Sheet Timer Aaron Brewer! He spins us his tale on how he got into animation, and we learn a little about what an Animation Sheet Timer does.

You can find Aaron Brewer online at www.brewtoons.com

And on social media at https://www.instagram.com/brewstuff/

 

Be in the know on everything BNA by following the social medias... and WEBSITE!

blacknanimated@gmail.com - email 

http://blacknanimated.com/  - website 

@blacknanimated - twitter / Instagram / Facebook

 

See you late-oes, from Beans and Potatoes! ;D

35 - Black Youtubers Chat - Black N Animated Podcast

35 - Black Youtubers Chat - Black N Animated Podcast

May 17, 2020

Get READY! GET SET....LISTEN TO THIS NEW EPISODE!

This week we chat with Animation Video Essayists Al-Tariq Harris (aka ToonrificTariq) and David (aka The Storyteller). We talk about being an Animation Reviewer from a Black perspective. the Youtube Content Creator's landscape, and a WHOLE LOT OF TEEN TITANS GO!!!! (HECK YEAH folks talking cartoons!! makes me so happy! )

You can catch ToonrificTariq's YT channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpsNkB1QPzk1BM_evWbVibw 

And The Storytellers channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheStorytellerAJ/featured

 

Be in the know on everything BNA by following the social medias... and WEBSITE!

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@blacknanimated - twitter / Instagram / Facebook

34 - Taneka Stotts - TV and Comics Writer

34 - Taneka Stotts - TV and Comics Writer

May 3, 2020

HEY ALL YOU PEOPLE!
HEY ALL YOU PEOPLE!

HEY ALL YOU PEOPLE WON'T YOU LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE!!!!!!

We have a GREAT episode for you all this week. We talk with Animation and Comics writer Taneka Stotts about their animation journey. We dig in on the difference between animation and comic writing, how to get into animation writing, making scanlations, and how to come up with story ideas!

Taneka is SUPER INSIGHTFUL and just fun to be around so please enjoy and follow them on social media.

https://twitter.com/tanekastotts
https://www.instagram.com/tanekastotts/

 

Be in the know on everything BNA by following the social medias... and WEBSITE!

blacknanimated@gmail.com - email 

http://blacknanimated.com/  - website 

@blacknanimated - twitter / Instagram / Facebook

TTFN HashtagAshleys! ;D

33 - Verbum Dei Highschool Q + A - Black N Animated Podcast

33 - Verbum Dei Highschool Q + A - Black N Animated Podcast

April 19, 2020

Hey there BNA listeners. I hope you're all doing your best during these difficult times. 

Today we bring to you a different kind of BW episode. Black N Animated was reached out to by Verbum Dei High School, an all boys Catholic, Jesuit, college and career preparatory school in LA. They wanted to hear what we had to say about working in the animation industry and what advice we could give for those in high school still investigating their careers, and college prep.  

Join Bre, Waymond, Lorraine and Neil as they offer some good words of advice and as per usual, get some anime knowledge in there. 

Any youngsters still in high school looking into animation, this is the episode for you!

Neil Wade: Current Series Coordinator @ Nickelodeon Animation
Breana Williams: Production Coordinator @ Disney Television Animation
Lorraine Grate: Design/Asset Production Coordinator @ Wild Canary Animation 
Waymond Singleton: Storyboard Artist @ Disney Television Animation 

Be in the know on everything BNA by following the social medias... and WEBSITE!

blacknanimated@gmail.com - email 

http://blacknanimated.com/  - website 

@blacknanimated - twitter / Instagram / Facebook

32 - Chris Wade - Freelance Animator/Indie Filmmaker

32 - Chris Wade - Freelance Animator/Indie Filmmaker

April 5, 2020

Hey Animation family!

Hope everyone is practicing social distancing and staying healthy!

 In this episode we talk with Animator and Indie Filmmaker Chris Wade. We discuss his animation journey, working as a freelance animator for government jobs, animation testing in mobile games and explainer videos, and garnering an animation network online.

This is our second remote interview, hope you are ready to learn from an animator working in Washington, DC

You can find Chris Wade on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/ItsmeChrisWade

Be in the know on everything BNA by following the social medias... and WEBSITE!

blacknanimated@gmail.com - email 

http://blacknanimated.com/  - website 

@blacknanimated - twitter / Instagram 

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