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The seventh Skwigly podcast, brought to you by skwigly.co.uk
Presented by Steve Henderson and Ben Mitchell
Guest interviewer: Tania Vincent
Special guests: Peter Ramsey, Valerie Kausen & Ruth Fielding
Music by Wesley Allard
Edited and produced by Ben Mitchell
0:00:00 - Another shiny new podcast and Steve is fresh from the Bradford Animation Festival. Ben is not fresh. From anything. Festival antics and the everlasting genius of Chuck Jones is discussed.
0:16:55 - Ben struggles to keep "Full English" down. Musings on what really makes an adult animated sitcom successful, the Seth MacFarlane legacy and "The Simpsons"' soulful beginnings.
0:38:34 - Steve interviews Valerie Kausen, granddaughter of Chuck Jones and representative of the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity.
0:47:31 - "Random Acts" and the history of Channel 4's relationship with animation. Ben chats to Ruth Fielding, former C4 Animation & Arts Assistant Editor, co-founder of Lupus Films and "Random Acts" commissioner.
1:05:37 - Competition time! Check out skwigly.co.uk for further details
1:12:13 - Guest interviewer Tania Vincent interviews "Rise of the Guardians" director Peter Ramsey. Pixar/Dreamworks magnanimousness emerges. As well it should.
1:23:51 - Time to go. Bundle up, it's cold outside.