2010 Shanda Games Creative Cartoon Competition kicks off on November 1st.As one of the sponsors leewiART publishes the special interview to Tom Bancroft, one of the judges of the competition.
Tom Bancroft has over 20 years of experience in the animation industry, most of which was for Walt Disney Feature animation where he was an animator for 11 years. He has been nominated for Annie and Rueben awards, spoken at the Kennedy Center and awarded an entry into the Chicago Children’s Film Festival.
For the last six years, Bancroft co-founded Funnypages Productions, LLC with partner Rob Corley. The company provides direction, illustration, character design and artistic animation development for clients like Disney, DC comics, Big Idea Productions, Warner Brothers, CBN, Scholastic, NavPress, Thomas Nelson, and Zondervan. FP Productions has also developed many original properties for film and television and illustrated over 50 children’s books. Bancroft and his family reside in Nashville, Tennessee.
Funnypages Productions can be found on the web at: www.funnypagesprod.com
There’re 5 advices for young practitioners from Tom Bancroft during the interview. And we wish you will enjoy it.
Artwork by Tom Bancroft
Shanda Games Creative Cartoon Competition www.leewiart.com/sgccc/en