This week on the Forum, Joel attempts to summon the wisdom of ghosts while Alan has an identity crisis of historical proportions and unwittingly reveals one of Hollywood's best-kept summer blockbuster secrets. Then, Dave "David B." Levy stops by to talk about how to juggle animation multitasking, authoring books on pitching and job-getting, Ben Franklin, industry infestation, Mad Men, and popping one's bubble. And, you actually can rewind a clock, not that hard.
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In episode 2 of The Forum, Frenzer and Foreman are intentionally confronted by the mind, the mystique, and the magic of the creative juggernaut power-house - Andy London. Words are said, wisdom is sown
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Jeff Drew (http://www.jeffdrewpictures.com) is an independent animation director, illustrator and designer whose recent project, “One Square Mile of Earth,” has charmed audiences at numerous film festivals, including Sundance and SXSW. I caught up with Jeff to ask about the uniquely populated “One Square Mile of Earth” and his festival run.
We talk to the filmmakers behind the brilliant documentary about Disney's second animation renaissance.
Mat Beck of Entity FX tells us about the making of the People's Choice Award winner for Favorite New Drama.
Pixar animator Sanjay Patel discusses his new illustrated book devoted to The Ramayana, one of Hindu mythology's most powerful and enduring tales.
Trying to get an adult animated series onto cable? You might want to learn how Devin Clark, creator of Comedy Central’s new series Ugly Americans went about it.
Karl Cohen talks with director Tomm Moore, exploring both the historical and thematic origins of the film.
Maciek Szczerbowski tells us what it was like adapting another beloved Maurice Sendak illustrated book.
Ron Clements & John Musker give us their overview of their hand-drawn comeback at Disney and where it's headed in the future.
Ed Catmull discusses the upcoming VES Awards, his pioneering spirit and the way VFX are now evaluated.
Javier Recio Gracia discusses life and death as it applies to his Oscar-nominated short, The Lady and the Reaper.