Episode 19: Scott Aukerman

Posted in Uncategorized on 08/30/2015 by ffafcast

This week’s eponymous episode retraces another retro return to the LA recordings featuring Alan inexplicably conversing through Skype and Joel inexpertly wrangling the pre-show mic check.  Special guest and expert sperm whale impressionist Scott Aukerman then stops by to discuss the art of writing the sequel of an animated feature before the original is written, the power of star-powered voice-acting, Toy Story 4, why FFAF is his favorite podcast, and how to narrate a picture book.



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Episode 35: Amid Amidi

Posted in ffafpodcasts with tags , , , on 03/03/2015 by ffafcast

Legendary Animation Blog Sensation, Zine Czar, Biographical Ward Kimballist, and Podcast Interviewee Virgin, Amid Amidi, unveils his deepest words about Kansas, Crime Families, and Cartoon Brewhaha.



Check out Amid Amidi: www.google.com
Check out Alan’s Animated Music Video: www.thelightthatdied.com
Check out our Booking Page: www.bookus.com

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Episode 29: OIAF Animators’ Picnic 2011 – Part 2

Posted in Uncategorized on 12/21/2014 by ffafcast

It’s the FFAF Pre-Holiday Holiday Spectacular as Joel and Alan continue to bother more legends of international animation trying to eat, drink, and be wary at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011, Part 2.  PLUS, backstage hijinks and hosting recap of the OIAF 2011 Closing Ceremonies.

Guest List:


Thurop Van Orman, Joel, Brian Fitzgerald, Alan, Pendelton Ward (photo: Brooke Keesling)

Mike!, Joel!, Desiree!

Be afraid.

Unscripted perfection.

FFAF with Feature Animation Jury (photo: Michael Valiquette)

Joel, Lei Lei, Alan - Chinese Beat Rap Boxing

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Ep. 14: Signe Baumane & Isaac Short

Posted in Uncategorized on 12/21/2014 by ffafcast

On this episode of the Forum, Joel and Alan prognosticate the future of cinema and how podcasts are this century’s booming artform.  Then, independent animator and bunny-lover, Signe Baumane, presents her perspective on animation as art, art as animation, sex ed, the animated short vs. feature, how to finance your independent animation career, animation as a drug-habit, and how not to be a lonely rapist.  All are then joined by 6-year old Isaac Short as he works through his unhealthy obsession with early pioneers of animation.


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Isaac Short’s Early Pioneers of Animation Picks:

Episode 41: Candy Kugel

Posted in ffafpodcasts on 01/06/2014 by ffafcast

Animation Pioneer and Name Foodie, Candy Kugel, talks about birthing MTV logo-mation, the fine-art of Teen Wolf cels, breaking through the male-dominated studio system (but not fingers), and solidifying her position as an independent animator/troubadour legend.




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Episode 40: Aaron Augenblick

Posted in ffafpodcasts on 11/04/2013 by ffafcast

Cartoon-raconteur, studio-pioneer, and juke-box champeen, Aaron Augenblick, stops by to discuss his new animated Zoolander feature, creating a studio from the ashes of bad-advice, the importance of submitting animated shorts to festivals, and how to foster artistic pride in commercial commerce.




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Episode 39: Leah Shore

Posted in ffafpodcasts, Uncategorized on 10/20/2013 by ffafcast

Multi-Multi-Media Animator, Make-up Artist, and Professional Hand-Cleaner, Leah Shore shares tips on making a hit animated short film based on interviews from a murderous cult leader, and how Revenge Musicals are the best way to counter-attack Betty White.  Make more stuff, Bitches!



Leah Shore is The Know: www.leahshore.com
Old Man (trailer): www.oldmanmanson.com

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