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Show 028 – Ken Duncan, Part Three

Show 028 – Ken Duncan, Part Three

“It’s really great trying something out and then seeing how people react and if they don’t kind of react the way you think they should, it’s wise to be honest with yourself and try to analyze the work.” Ken Duncan owns Duncan Studio in Pasadena, CA. Before that he animated Meg in Hercules, Jane in [...]

Show 027 – Ken Duncan, Part Two

Show 027 – Ken Duncan, Part Two

“To me it’s not about moving stuff around. It’s about thinking about a personality within a story.” The conversation with Ken Duncan continues. In this second part of the interview, Ken talks about some of the his earlier films at Disney. Then the conversation focuses on his personal approaches to acting and his general workflow [...]

Show 026 – Ken Duncan, Part One

Show 026 – Ken Duncan, Part One

“That to me is one of the funnest things about animation; is experimentation. And that’s…that’s the spirit of animation.” Ken Duncan has served as a supervising animator on four Disney films. His characters include Thomas (Pocahontas), Meg (Hercules), Jane (Tarzan), Captain Amelia and Scroop (Treasure Planet). Ken was also a sequence supervisor on Dreamworks’ Sharktale. [...]