The Animation Podcast Ep. 71: RICK AND MORTY, THE LION KING, ASTRO BOY

The Animation Podcast Ep. 71

The Animation Podcast is a weekly podcast news show that looks into the latest news in the animation industry, hosted by FilmBook, created and narrated by FilmBook author Mathieu Brunet a.k.a. AniMat from the ElectricDragon505 YouTube channel. Music provided by Chris Holland.

In this episode, The Animation Podcast examines (the highlights):

  • Production of the 3rd season of Rick and Morty official begins at Adult Swim
  • Donald Glover and James Earl Jones are in the cast of the live-action reboot of The Lion King
  • The new documentary Hollywood’s Greatest Trick reveals the dark side of working in the VFX industry
  • Several Japanese companies are working together to create Atom Project, which is a communicating robot modeled after Astro Boy
  • Mat’s Pick of the Week: AniMat’s Guide to the Oscar category of Best Animated Short of 2017

The Animation Podcast examines the five news stories that occurred in 2016 that put the animation industry in the headlines.

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The Animation Podcast Ep. 71


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Mathieu Brunet

My name is Mathieu Brunet (it's French) and I have been an independent film critic for the past 5 years. My passion is animation and I've been writing and making my own video reviews of animated features on my YouTube channel (ElectricDragon505), which now has about 55,000 subscribers, housing videos with total views over 20,000,000. I am the creator of Electric Dragon Productions which includes AniMat's Reviews and AniMat's Classic Reviews.

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