“You knew that every ounce of energy put into it, you were going to get it back in the theaters.” – Zach Parrish
Wreck-it Ralph comes out this week in America and it got me thinking that I should do some sort of lead-in to it. Everyone in this podcast also animated on Wreck-it Ralph, but in a completely different way and it’s fascinating to me to follow that progress. So I dug up this recording I made on April 14, 2011. It’s been a long while, but most of the gang’s all here for your listening pleasure. I wasn’t sure how it would come out so I sat on this one for a long time and NEVER listened to it. Shameful, I know. I played it this weekend and had so much fun listening and laughing, that I knew I had to get it out. After far too long, THE ANIMATION PODCAST LIVES!!!
Show 32 is a departure from the regular format. It’s an experiment. After Tangled (Amazon link) was released, I heard so many people wondering why there wasn’t any audio commentary on the DVD or Blu-ray, so I got all the animators who were available to join me in watching Tangled to talk about the experience of making it. Here it is: the UNOFFICIAL Tangled Animator’s Commentary made by the biggest group of animators you will probably ever hear in one room.
Here’s the plan: queue up your copy of Tangled to frame 1 of the actual film (before the castle logo) and hit pause. When we count down 3-2-1-PLAY, you un-pause and hear us talk through the film. Like I said, it’s was an experiment and we may not always talk about what’s on screen, but it’s a great opportunity for you to hear many of the voices behind the film.
Continue for audio file download links, and comments. No show notes on this one but plenty of links for all the animators…
Get the MP3 here: Show 32: Unofficial Tangled Animators’ Audio Commentary
(97.71MB, 1:46:30 minutes)
HUGE thanks to all my fellow Disney animators who pitched in on recording this (in order of appearance):
Amy Smeed IMDB
Adam Dykstra IMDB
Jennifer Hager blog youtube IMDB
Miyuki Kanno-Long blog IMDB
Adam Green website IMDB
Daniel Peixe website blog IMDB
John Wong IMDB
Zach Parrish website IMDB
Marlon Nowe website IMDB
Doug Bennett blog IMDB
Joel Reid IMDB
Mark Mitchell IMDB
Kira Lehtomaki blog IMDB
Patrick Osborne blog Twitter IMDB
Darrin Butters Twitter Facebook IMDB
Becky Bresee IMDB
Chris Cordingly website Student Film IMDB
Chadd Ferron IMDB
Clay Kaytis IMDB
John Kahrs Twitter IMDB
Chad Sellers website IMDB
Jason Figliozi blog IMDB
Malcon Pierce blog blog IMDB
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this podcast are those of the individual speakers and not those of The Walt Disney Company or any of its affiliated divisions.
It’s good to be back. So what do you think? Should we do this again for Wreck-it Ralph? Let me know how this little experiment works for you in the comments!
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