MHealth

Guys With Pencils Ep 174 - Creating Support Where It’s needed.

It’s been one hell of week. A lot of stuff has gone down in the world and now a days we are more of a global community than ever before. So a lot of social issues that happen in one part of the globe and it becomes something that everyone else is witnessing. So there is a lot of stuff they talk about regarding what’s been happening lately. Which leads into the topic of well being and taking care of ones self mentally plays a hand with the supportive community you build around yourself.

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Guys With Pencils Ep 173 - The Insanely Awesome Kelly Smith!

We had the good fortune to talk with the talented Kelly Smith! Kelly works for Capybara Games! IF you haven’t heard of either her or Capy, then you must have take your head from out of the sand and start getting informed! Start by listening to this podcast where we dive into the really awesome path that took Kelly from being an animation grad working in a box factory to kickass artist working for Capy!

Check out more about Kelly HERE

And don’t forget to check out her shop HERE

ALSO! Check out Adam’s guest appearance on another podcast CANADALAND! As he talks about the animation business in Canada.

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vAn
Guys With Pencils Ep 172 -vAnimatic!
This week, We’re joined with our friend Wayne Michael Lee! Wayne works for Titmouse Vancouver and has been working on setting up a west coast lecture series titled “vAnimatic”
If you’re familiar with Animatic TO, the premise is the same but just out on the west coast for the animation community to enjoy! 

Have a listen as get a first taste if you will of what vAnimatic will have in store! 

For more info on Wayne - check out the links below. 

vAnimatic

Wayne’s Twitter
Wayne’s Tumblr 

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Monstrosity

Guys With Pencils Ep 171 - Monster II With Brian Evinou!

This week we are joined by Brian Evinou. Brian’s been busy working on the promotion of the newly announced MONSTROSITY II ! We got to sit down with him and go over the ins and outs of having to create this second installment of the graphic novel. We cover everything from the origins of his career in the animation industry to his work on the first Monstrosity book. Lot’s of interesting tidbits to listen to! 

With the Kickstarter in it’s final days, go help fund this project with the link provided above!

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Coffee
Guys With Pencils Ep 170 - Guys With Coffee
It’s been a busy work week, so the boys are just having a nice conversation about their favorite drink - COFFEE. It’s a “let’s talk about comics/horror/ and all the different kind of ways you can drink coffee” kinda chat.

So we encourage you to grab a cup of your favorite brew and relax and enjoy the ramblings of to overworked animation dudes.

Thanks for listening!

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Sorry!

Guys With Pencils Ep 169 - We’re Sooooooo Sorry!!

Saying you’re sorry can be the hardest thing to do. Especially if you are a corporation. What are the implications of public apologies? Are they handled in the best manner?  This week the boys chat about some recent events that make them question these sorts of public relation tactics.


For more information regardin the topics discussed in this episode. Follow this link —> HERE

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AandL

Guys With Pencils Ep 168 - They’re Back! Lindsay and Alex Small-Butera!

We’ve brought back two of our favorite guests Alex and Lindsay Small-Butera! The creators of BAMAN PIDERMAN! If you haven’t heard our first episode with these two awesome folks, Check it out HERE! 

Since we last spoke to them they were able to get their Baman Piderman Kickstarter off the ground! Within hours the goal was met and Baman Piderman would be returning with a set amount of episodes! But with 30 days still left to go on the Kickstarter page, the funding continued! Now they have exceeded their original goal, Alex and Lindsay are hard at working getting ready to ramp up on this chapter that will bring the story to a close. 

 Have a listen as we talk to them about their experience bringing their project back to life! 

 Alex’s Twitter

Lindsay’s Twitter 

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Guys With Pencils Ep 167 - A Collection of Name tags and Hairnets!

So here’s a question..What will you be doing down the road? Sure you may be a student with the desire to work in the animation industry. Or maybe you’re an industry pro who has been working for 20 years or more. But what will you’re next job be? If there’s anything that has been learned in the last few years doing this podcast is that you need to open to the option of changing careers. This industry has changed drastically and who knows where it will be going. Will there be room for you in the future? Maybe what excites you now, wont be so interesting down the road.

Have a listen as the Boys chat about the long road it’s been and the future that lies ahead.

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HenFace

Guys With Pencils Ep 166 - With A Focus On Our Values

This week Andrew takes a break while Adam fills his empty seat with Henry Faber. Henry runs Bento Miso with Jennie Faber and has a lot of insight on what its like to help manage projects as well as excellent events and spaces. Henry also has a lot of insight on what it means to work with a focus on your values, and how doing so can be very meaningful to others and help create a less toxic environment in the mediums we work in.

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Guys With Pencils Ep 165 - The TAAFI Talk!

This weekend was TAAFI! Toronto Animation Arts Festival International! We hosted 3 panels and got to meet up with a lot of friends and colleagues who work in Toronto. Lots of great times were had by all and the TAAFI crew did a phenomenal job putting everything together! This episode is just a taste of what we did at TAAFI. In the weeks to come we will do a follow up episode with the folks behind the event. But for now, Have a listen to the awesome things that we got to witness!

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