“So much can be expressed through a walk, you know. I think that’s one of the things that a lot of animators don’t do these days, is actually crack the walk so that it actually says something about the character.”
Eric Goldberg is one of the most admired animators working today. After years of developing his craft in the commercial business in London, he exploded on the feature animation scene with the Genie in Aladdin. After that, he co-directed Pocahontas and later directed two classic sequences from Fantasia 2000 – Rhapsody in Blue and Carnival of the Animals. Eric was also responsible for animating Phil in Hercules and he is currently animating on the upcoming film The Princess and the Frog.
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Clay Kaytis animated at Walt Disney Animation Studios in sunny Burbank, California for 19 years. He directed his debut film, The Angry Birds Movie, in 2016 with Fergal Reilly. His second film The Christmas Chronicles was released on Netflix in 2018. This podcast has grown out of his love for animation and the great people who make it. Clay promises this is the only time he will write in the third person. Click his picture for more info. He will stop now.