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46 - Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts - Black N Animated Podcast

46 - Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts - Black N Animated Podcast

April 18, 2021

What's up Animation Fam!

 

Bre and Way take a dive into the awesomeness that is Netflix's Animated Series- Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts. We talk music, aesthetic, and the appreciation of seeing black main characters in a fantasy setting. We also touch on HBOMax's Infinity Train and how awesome that series is too!

So many great series! You kids got it good Haha!

Kipo Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25UHUbpFTtY

Infinity Train Season 3 Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lCscBFY2Lg

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45 - Charles T Jones - Award Winning Editor - Black N Animated Podcast

45 - Charles T Jones - Award Winning Editor - Black N Animated Podcast

April 4, 2021

Hey Animation Fam,

In this episode of the podcast Bre and Way have a virtual sit down with Charles T Jones, Animatic Editor at Disney Television Animation.  We talk Charles' journey into animation, jumping from live-action editing to animatic editing, and color editing, and how the life of a pirate can help jump start your career. 

There also a lot of Bean & Milk talk....like maybe we need to make a Bean and Milk podcast?

Charles isn't online much...but you can catch him on Linkedin (https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlestjones/) or check out his credits on IMDB! (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2946121/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1)

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44 - Running a Black Owned Animation Studio with Lion Forge’s David Steward II and Carl Reed -  Black N Animated Podcast

44 - Running a Black Owned Animation Studio with Lion Forge’s David Steward II and Carl Reed - Black N Animated Podcast

March 21, 2021

Hey howdy hey folks,

On this BW episode of the podcast Bre and Way chat with David Steward II and Carl Reed of Lion Forge Animation. You may know Lion Forge as being part of the team behind the Oscar-Winning animated short film "Hair Love"! We talk David and Carl's journey's into animation, starting a animation studio, the ups and downs of running a studio, and the importance of having Black leadership in an animation studio when telling Black stories.

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43 -Deborah Anderson - BlkWmnAnimator - Black N Animated Podcast

43 -Deborah Anderson - BlkWmnAnimator - Black N Animated Podcast

March 7, 2021

Hey Animation Fam!

In this episode Bre and Way sit down with Deborah Anderson aka BlkWmnAnimator.

We discuss Deborah's Animation journey which takes her from Seoul, South Korea to New Orleans, Lousiana. She also talks about her inspiration for creating the BlkWmnAnimator Youtube Channel.

You can find Deborah online at https://www.blkwmnanimator.com/

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

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42 - Pixar’s Soul

42 - Pixar’s Soul

February 21, 2021

You ever feel like.... a man stuck in a cat's body?

No? Well spoilers...that's what you get with Pixar's Soul!

Welcome back to Season 04 of the Black N Animated Podcast. As you may have guessed this episode Bre and Way talk about Pixar's Soul, and you might start feeling de ja vu as they discuss the trope of POC not staying human in animated films (a large portion of them being Disney). They also chat about the Clubhouse app, Spies in Disguise, and more!

Get into the zone as they dive into this movie.

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Black N Animated: Season 4  PROMO

Black N Animated: Season 4 PROMO

January 31, 2021

Heyhey everyone, 

 Bre and Way are back with an all new season of the Black N Animated Podcast!  New Episodes starting Feb 21st, 2021 and and every other Sunday following. 

STAY TUNED!

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!

That's 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. 

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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/

 

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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

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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!

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Catch ya later!

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