Animation Addicts Podcast - Animated Movie Reviews & Interviews for Disney, DreamWorks, Pixar & everything in between!
This week The Rotoscopers talk about Sony Animation's 'Surf's Up.' They also discuss the animation news, Mason chats with his friend about documentary films and, of course, lots and lots of bloopers. 
Highlights:
-  Who is Jessica Rabbit’s live action body double?
-  Duke Grayson, private eye
-  And the Oscar goes to….
-  New trailer and poster for Pixar’s Brave
-  Mason’s segment: He discusses documentaries with his friend, Jacob Johnson
-  Main discussion: Surf’s Up
-  Why penguins? Why so many animated films about penguins?
-  They discuss all their dreams and hope for future careers in animation
-  Is it a mockumentary or a documentary?
-  Arnold and the little penguins
-  Authentic surf experience
-  Breaking the comedic “Rule of 3”: Sideshow Bob style!
-  Chicken Joe has all the answers to life’s questions
-  Random trivia fact time!
-  Morgan discusses her goal in life
-  Chelsea teaches us about “Smile on Your Brother”
-  The 4 Antagonists
-  We’re split on the number of stars we give it
-  Finally, we’re doing a Pixar film next week! Toy Story!
-  Lots and lots of bloopers: Morgan just can’t get Chelsea’s name right, the Simpsons voice actors’ salaries, growling stomachs
Runtime: 1:04:12, 30.2 MB
Where to Find Us:
■ Find us on the web: therotoscopers.comtwitterfacebookYouTubetumblr, hypable & Animated Views
■ Mason Smith: This Animated Life BlogTwitter
■ Chelsea Robson: FacebookTwitter
■ Morgan Stradling: Twitter, Instagram
■ Visit our sponsors: NetflixAudibleAmazon
■ Questions, comments, suggestions? Send us an email at therotoscopers@gmail.com
■ Send us a voicemail at therotoscopers.com/voicemail
Direct download: 4__Surfs_Up_-_Smile_on_Your_Brother.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 10:03am MDT

In episode 3, The Rotoscopers discuss Chelsea's her personal favorite filmDon Bluth's Rock-A-Doodle.

Highlights:

■  Our new sponsor: Audible!
■  Thoughts on The Simpsons' 500th episode
■  Mason sees Pixar's Oscar-nominated short La Luna
■  Click here to see where you can watch the Oscar Nominated Shorts at a theatre near you
■  The week of the movie posters: Rise of the GuardiansThe Croods Frankenweenie
■  Morgan & Chelsea's thoughts on Arrietty
■  Why Mason is a traitor
■  Mason's Segment: 12 Principles of Animation - Timing
■  Mason talks about his sack flour animation
■  Why he's the top dog in his class
■  Main Discussion: Rock-A-Doodle
■  Spoiler Alert!
■  Rock-A-Doodle's release date got pushed back and back
■  Chelsea learns who Glen Campbell is at the Super Bowl
■  Don Bluth's Front Row Theatre
■  Is the Duke a vampire?
■  Goldie's design
■  Who is the mercenary rooster?
■  Chelsea discusses the songs
■  Morgan's frustration with Patau's narration
■  Favorite Quotes!
■  Our ratings: did we love it or hate it?
■  Our thanks for being the Show of the Week on The Wakefield Report
■  The "blow by blow" bloopers  

Where to Find Us:
■ Find us on the web: therotoscopers.comtwitterfacebookYouTubetumblr, hypable & Animated Views
■ Mason Smith: This Animated Life BlogTwitter
■ Chelsea Robson: FacebookTwitter
■ Morgan Stradling: Twitter, Instagram
■ Visit our sponsors: NetflixAudibleAmazon
■ Questions, comments, suggestions? Send us an email at therotoscopers@gmail.com
■ Send us a voicemail at therotoscopers.com/voicemail

Direct download: 3_Rock-A-Doodle_-_Animation_Its_Music_to_My_Ears_Remasterd1.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 1:00pm MDT

In episode 2, the Rotoscopers discuss the news, the importance of story and Brad Bird's animated masterpiece The Iron Giant.

Highlights:

  • Why this is our second time recording episode 2
  • Why the Wreck-It-Ralph creator is pumped
  • The Lorax is going green
  • Chelsea expains her love for trees...again
  • Rango wins the OVCAFMPT
  • Is Disney's Paperman project a gamechanger?
  • Animation Element of the Week: Story
  • Discussion: Brad Bird's The Iron Giant
  • Warner Brother's markering blunder
  • Bird's passion for animation and story
  • Chelsea teaches Mason about beatniks
  • Favorite Scenes: Coffeezilla, The Prayer & The Deer
  • The Giant's CGI animation
  • 1950s references and inspiration
  • Themes
  • Hogarth's father figures
  • Why so many single-parent stories in animation?
  • Favorite quotes: The brain, "Hog Hug!", "luckiest kid in America", "blah blah blah"
  • We're bringing the term "wig out" back
  • How many stars do we give it?
  • Shout out to our 100 listeners!
  • ...And of course: Bloopers

Runtime: 1:11:08, 32.6 MB

Where to Find Us:
■ Find us on the web: therotoscopers.comtwitterfacebookYouTubetumblr, hypable & Animated Views
■ Mason Smith: This Animated Life BlogTwitter
■ Chelsea Robson: FacebookTwitter
■ Morgan Stradling: Twitter, Instagram
■ Visit our sponsors: NetflixAudibleAmazon
■ Questions, comments, suggestions? Send us an email at therotoscopers@gmail.com
■ Send us a voicemail at therotoscopers.com/voicemail

Direct download: 2_The_Iron_Giant_-_Hog_Hug.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 6:33pm MDT

Welcome to the PILOT episode of The Rotoscopers! After months in the making, we finally made it. In this episode, the Rotoscopers discuss:

■  Who they are and why they're podcasting
■  Why they chose the name "Rotoscopers"
■  Their favorite and least favorite films of 2011
■  The upcoming animated films of 2012
■  Main discussion: Beauty & the Beast

Hope you guys like it! We're excited to be podcasting. Please leave your suggestions, comments and questions in the comments below. Let us know what you think!

Runtime: 1:16:10, 34.9 MB

Where to Find Us:
■ Find us on the web: therotoscopers.comtwitterfacebookYouTubetumblr, hypable & Animated Views
■ Mason Smith: This Animated Life BlogTwitter
■ Chelsea Robson: FacebookTwitter
■ Morgan Stradling: Twitter, Instagram
■ Visit our sponsors: NetflixAudibleAmazon
■ Questions, comments, suggestions? Send us an email at therotoscopers@gmail.com
■ Send us a voicemail at therotoscopers.com/voicemail

Direct download: 1-_The_Beauty__the_Beast_-_Time_Vortex_in_the_West_Wing.mp3
Category:Animation -- posted at: 10:34am MDT