IMAGINARY WORLDS IS A BI-WEEKLY PODCAST ABOUT SCIENCE-FICTION AND OTHER FANTASY GENRES HOSTED BY ERIC MOLINSKY. CLICK BELOW TO SUBSCRIBE OR SUPPORT THE PODCAST. FULL ARCHIVE OF AD-FREE EPISODES ARE AVAILABLE AT STITCHER PREMIUM, PROMO CODE: IMAGINARY.
Walt Disney pioneered the art of hand drawn animation, but it was really his top animators, “The Nine Old Men,” who were responsible for developing the art form. Andreas Deja, who animated Scar and Jafar, talks about being trained by The Nine Old Men and the pressure of living up to their legacy. John Canemaker explains why hand drawn feature animation is a lost art in Hollywood, and Jerry Beck sees a renaissance of 2D animation lurking beyond the “live action” Disney remakes.
You may be wondering why most of my back catalog is only available on Stitcher Premium. Last year, the network I used to be on folded, and I was fortunate to be picked up the network Midroll, which provides financial support for my show. Midroll also owns the app Stitcher, and part of my deal with them is that any episode older than 6 months will be available exclusively on Stitcher Premium -- and every episode on Stitcher Premium will be ad-free. This helps me continue to create and produce the show because once I switched to Midroll, the previous ads from my old network either didn't generate profits anymore or disappeared from the episodes, and people discovering my back catalog has been an important part of my income.
10 extra episodes from my back catalog will also be available on all platforms, and you can get the rest on Stitcher Premium for just $5 a month, and you can pay month-to-month. If you sign up at https://www.stitcher.com/premium and use the promo code “Imaginary,” the first 30 days is a free trial. Plus, the revenue I get from those subscriptions will help make this podcast financially sustainable.
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