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Skwigly Podcast 93 (19/09/2019) - Lauren Orme, David Hutchinson, Connor Heaney & John Walsh

9/19/2019
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Presenting the 93rd episode of the Skwigly podcast! In this episode we welcome: •Lauren Orme, director of 'Creepy Pasta Salad' •David Hutchinson, creator of the Wildbrain YouTube series 'Boy & Dragon' •Connor Heaney & John Walsh of The Ray & Diana Harryhausen Foundation Presented by Ben Mitchell and Steve Henderson Interviews conducted by Ben Mitchell and Steve Henderson Produced and edited by Ben Mitchell and Connor Heaney Music by Ben Mitchell

Duration:02:02:01

Skwigly Podcast 92 (26/08/2019) - Peter Lord, Barry Purves, David Sproxton & Richard 'Golly' Starzak

8/26/2019
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Presenting the 92nd episode of the Skwigly podcast! In this episode we are excited to bring you an exclusive chat with some of the key filmmaking talents behind 'Lip Synch', the game-changing series of short films from Aardman Animations. Speaking with Skwigly contributor Alex Dudok de Wit are Peter Lord (Aardman co-founder and director of 'War Story'/'Going Equipped'), Barry Purves ('Next'), David Sproxton (Aardman co-founder and series producer) and Richard 'Golly' Starzak ('Ident'). Also...

Duration:02:23:25

Intimate Animation 3-01 (19/08/2019) - Caitlin McCarthy

8/19/2019
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Presenting the first episode of a brand new season of 'Intimate Animation', brought to you by the online animation magazine skwigly.com Join Skwigly's Ben Mitchell and Laura-Beth Cowley as they explore, discuss and interview the talents behind animation that deals with adult themes of love, relationships and sexuality. In this episode we meet relative newcomer Caitlin McCarthy whose recent work as part of London's Strange Beast - including animation for Vox/Netflix and the independent short...

Duration:01:00:01

Independent Animation 06 - Tonko House

7/21/2019
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In the sixth episode of Independent Animation, our companion podcast series to the Skwigly tie-in book "Independent Animation: Developing, Producing and Distributing Your Animated Films" (Taylor & Francis/CRC Press), we catch up with Robert Kondo of Tonko House - whose projects include the Oscar-nominated short film 'The Dam Keeper' and its recently-concluded graphic novel series spin-off - to discuss what the independent studio has been up to since branching off from Pixar with fellow alum...

Duration:00:39:20

Skwigly Podcast 91 (25/06/2019) - Regina Pessoa & Jérémy Clapin

6/25/2019
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Presenting the 91st episode of the Skwigly podcast! In this episode we meet NFB director Regina Pessoa, whose return to short filmmaking 'Uncle Thomas: Accounting for the Days' has recently earned her two prizes at this year's edition of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival. We also hear from fellow Annecy award-winner Jérémy Clapin to discuss his highly-anticipated feature film 'I Lost My Body', coming soon to Netflix. Also discussed in this episode: Making 'Aladdin' hip, the...

Duration:01:29:38

Independent Animation 05 - Remembering Rosto

5/15/2019
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In the fifth episode of Independent Animation, our companion podcast series to the Skwigly tie-in book "Independent Animation: Developing, Producing and Distributing Your Animated Films" (Taylor & Francis/CRC Press), we remember the phenomenal work of Dutch filmmaker Rosto, who sadly passed away earlier this year. With a body of work spanning 20 years and all manner of mixed-media approaches, Rosto's films perfectly married his enthusiasm for music with captivating, dreamlike and, at times,...

Duration:00:41:52

Skwigly Podcast 90 (15/04/2019) - Justin K. Thompson & Chris Butler

4/15/2019
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Presenting the 90th episode of the Skwigly podcast! In this episode we meet Justin K. Thompson, production designer on the critically-acclaimed and Oscar/BAFTA/Golden Globe-winning 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse', coming soon to DVD/Bluray. We also welcome back previous podcast guest Chris Butler, director of Laika's latest stop-motion feature film extravaganza 'Missing Link', now in cinemas worldwide. Also discussed in this episode: Early trailers for 'Toy Story 4' and 'Shaun the Sheep...

Duration:01:36:52

Skwigly Podcast 89 (22/02/2019) - Louise Bagnall & Nuria González Blanco

2/22/2019
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Presenting the 89th episode of the Skwigly podcast! In this episode we meet Louise Bagnall and Nuria González Blanco, director and producer respectively of the Oscar-nominated Cartoon Saloon short film 'Late Afternoon'. Also discussed in this episode: The concerning first look at Will Smith's Genie in Disney's 'Aladdin' remake and the encouraging outcome of this year's BAFTAs. Presented by Ben Mitchell and Steve Henderson Interview conducted and edited by Steve Henderson Edited and produced...

Duration:00:51:10

Skwigly Podcast 88 (24/12/2018) - Caroline Thompson

12/23/2018
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Presenting the 88th episode of the Skwigly podcast! In this episode we look back on 25 years of the stop-motion classic The Nightmare Before Christmas and welcome the film's writer Caroline Thompson to the podcast to discuss her career and contributions to the film and other works including Edward Scissorhands and The Corpse Bride. Also discussed in this episode: The online reaction to Spider Verse and the animated shorts in the running for 2019 Oscar nominations. Presented by Ben Mitchell...

Duration:01:26:26

Independent Animation 04 - Indie Animated Features

12/12/2018
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In the fourth episode of Independent Animation, our companion podcast series to the Skwigly tie-in book "Independent Animation: Developing, Producing and Distributing Your Animated Films" (Taylor & Francis/CRC Press), we explore the daunting world of taking on feature-length indie animation with several auteurs who've taken the plunge. Building on the book's explorations of major case studies including well-established artists such as Bill Plympton, Signe Baumane and Nina Paley, in this...

Duration:01:04:29

Skwigly Podcast 87 (28/11/2018) - John Kahrs

11/28/2018
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Presenting the 87th episode of the Skwigly podcast! In this episode we meet John Kahrs, director of Google Spotight Stories' latest offering 'Age of Sail'. Presented by Ben Mitchell and Steve Henderson Interview conducted by Steve Henderson Edited and produced by Ben Mitchell Music by Ben Mitchell

Duration:01:31:55

Skwigly at KLIK 2018 Podcast Minisode 4

11/7/2018
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Skwigly are proud to present a series of exclusive podcast minisodes from this year's edition of the KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival. In episode 4 we hear from attending filmmakers in conversation with Anna Eijsbouts. Featured in this episode: Alexandra Hohner ('M.E.') Ekaterina Mikheeva ('Dacha, Aliens, Cucumbers') Yali Herbet ('Magritte's Train') Valerie Chang ('Where Do Babies Come From?') Produced, presented and edited by Ben Mitchell Interviews conducted by Anna Eijsbouts Thanks to...

Duration:00:19:20

Skwigly at KLIK 2018 Podcast Minisode 3

11/6/2018
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Skwigly are proud to present a series of exclusive podcast minisodes from this year's edition of the KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival. In episode 3 we hear from attending filmmakers in conversation with Anna Eijsbouts. Featured in this episode: Beni Morard ('Big Buddy Blue'/'Mind Invaders'/'Ooze') Frederic Siegel ('Big Buddy Blue'/'Mind Invaders') Kilian Vilim ('Mind Invaders'/'Ooze') Sam Gainsborough ('Facing It') Jasper Kuipers ('Finity Calling') Produced, presented and edited by Ben...

Duration:00:34:29

Skwigly at KLIK! 2018 Podcast Minisode 2

11/5/2018
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Skwigly are proud to present a series of exclusive podcast minisodes from this year's edition of the KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival. In episode 2 we hear from attending filmmakers in conversation with Anna Eijsbouts. Featured in this episode: Britt Raes ('Hooray For Reading') Kimberly Berckmoes ('How Art You') Produced, presented and edited by Ben Mitchell Interviews conducted by Anna Eijsbouts Thanks to Maxi Meissner

Duration:00:47:51

Skwigly at KLIK 2018 Podcast Minisode 1

11/5/2018
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Skwigly are proud to present a series of exclusive podcast minisodes from this year's edition of the KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival. In episode 1 we hear from attending filmmakers in conversation with Anna Eijsbouts. Featured in this episode: David Chai ('Space Butthole') Araz Kelian ('Undivided') Geertrui De Vijlder ('Room 29') Produced, presented and edited by Ben Mitchell Interviews conducted by Anna Eijsbouts Thanks to Maxi Meissner

Duration:00:25:58

Skwigly Podcast 86 (31/10/2018) - Sylvie Trouvé and Dale Hayward

10/30/2018
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Presenting the 86th episode of the Skwigly podcast! In this episode we meet Sylvie Trouvé and Dale Hayward, directors of the NFB short 'Bone Mother'. Presented by Ben Mitchell with Steve Henderson and Laura-Beth Cowley Interview conducted by Laura-Beth Cowley Produced by Ben Mitchell Music by Ben Mitchell and Wez Allard

Duration:01:29:15

Intimate Animation 2-06 (19/09/2018) - Veljko Popović

9/19/2018
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Presenting the sixth episode of 'Intimate Animation' season 2, brought to you by the online animation magazine skwigly.com Join Skwigly's Ben Mitchell and Laura-Beth Cowley as they explore, discuss and interview the talents behind animation that deals with adult themes of love, relationships and sexuality. In this episode we welcome Veljko Popović of Lemonade 3D, whose short film "Cyclists" has picked up numerous awards during its festival run and will screen at Bristol's Encounters Festival...

Duration:00:59:27

Skwigly Podcast 85 (10/09/2018) - Ben Steer

9/10/2018
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Presenting the 85th episode of the Skwigly podcast! In this episode we meet Ben Steer, director of the multi-award-winning Blue Zoo short 'Mamoon'. Presented by Ben Mitchell and Steve Henderson Interview conducted by Steve Henderson Produced by Ben Mitchell Music by Ben Mitchell

Duration:01:18:07

Skwigly Podcast 84 (19/08/2018)

8/19/2018
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Presenting the 84th episode of the Skwigly podcast! In this episode we meet Josh Weinstein, animation writer/producer whose credits include 'The Simpsons', 'Futurama', 'Gravity Falls' and the recently-dropped Netflix series 'Disenchantment' which he developed alongside creator Matt Groening. Also discussed in this episode: The challenges TV pilots face in representing the series to come and the potential perils of festival submissions. Presented by Ben Mitchell and Steve Henderson Interview...

Duration:01:31:56

Skwigly Podcast 83 (24/07/2018) - Trevor Jimenez

7/24/2018
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Presenting the 83rd episode of the Skwigly podcast! In this episode we meet Trevor Jimenez, director of the short film 'Weekends' that recently won the Jury Award and Audience Award at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival as well as ten other festival awards and counting. Presently playing in competition at Anima Mundi, upcoming screenings include Animation Block Party, Fantoche and Anibar. Also discussed in this episode: The reaction to She-Ra's redesign, Annecy and S.A.S....

Duration:01:15:52