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The World of Brickfilms Podcast

The World of Brickfilms Podcast

By LOTWStudios
William Osborne of LOTW Studios and Sean Willis of Sillypenta, accompanied by a special guest each episode, have in depth discussions on brickfilms. The show revolves around showcasing classic, and sometimes pretty obscure brickfilms throughout its history, that they believe deserve more recognition.
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MANiFEST Special w/Joshua Nelson
In this episode, we talk to the winner of MANiFEST, Joshua Nelson about Plastic Puppet Theatre, feature-length brickfilms, and incorporating hand-drawn elements with stop motion, before counting down the Top 10 winning entries of MANiFEST! Joshua Nelson's YouTube Channel  Sillypenta's YouTube Channel LOTW Studios YouTube Channel 1st Place - PLASTIC PUPPET THEATER by JOSHUA NELSON  2nd Place - STUCK by Keyaan Vegdani  3rd Place - PLINKS BY ROODY 4th Place - Colour by Paradox Studios  5th Place - A Question Before the Board by JO Co 6th Place - In my mind chopping rules by Robukka 7th Place - KINGDOM by OsomStudios  8th Place - Endless Chase by CodeMan  9th Place - Rancho by Guatemax 10 Place - A Perfect Picnic by Joshua Armell
01:48:22
October 2, 2021
BRAWL2021 Special w/JO Co
In this episode of the podcast, we talk to JO Co, the 2nd place winner of #BRAWL2021, as we count down the top 10 winning entries! =BRAWL 2021 Results= 1st Place: The Tracker Tracked - LOTWStudios 2nd Place: Johnny Thunder & The Heart of Faber's Peak - JO Co 3rd Place: Overdue - 2x4 Productions and Joshua Nelson 4th Place: The Return of Scooter Joe - soupmanjack 5th Place: Dayja Vu - MindGame 6th Place: HOW TO EAT YOUR GRANDPA IN 60 SECONDS - Sonjira 7th Place: Beacon Light - Formal Lens 8th Place: AFTERMATH - Bricks & Pieces 9th Place: darry's wonder reality - toadproductions 10th Place: A day in the life of Gus Geesewood - Panoramic Studios 11th Place: Froggytale - Squidtastic Videos 12th Place: Return to Lender - Fruitcake Films 13th Place: Over The Sea - FilmCity 14th Place: My Dearest Love - BlueBrick 15th Place: LEGO love stories: The reTurn - Loving Lego
02:14:59
August 28, 2021
w/Chris Wynn
In this episode of the podcast, we talk to the Community Admin of Bricks in Motion and host of BRAWL 2021, Chris Wynn about how to prepare for BRAWL, how to visually tell a story, and the importance of editing in Brickfilms. BRAWL 2021 Bricks in Motion Announcement Thread Chris Wynn's Youtube Channel =THE BRICKFILM SHOWCASE= Beyond The Eleventh Dimension (2015) By Chris Boyer Dr Jobs and His Scary Laboratory Part 1-3 (Part 1 2005, Parts 2-3 Released 2011) By Fumitaka Anzai The Day Aliens Finally Invaded (2013) By Noah Frazier
01:34:54
June 26, 2021
w/Walter Benson
In this episode, we talk to Walter Benson about Cookie Calamity and his other recent work, the different methods of animating mouthes in brickfilms, and finding inspiration outside of just brickfilms. =Brickfilm Showcase=   "Sheep" (2017) By Maxime Marion "The Great Invention" (2014) By CrazyEd   "Major Malfunction" (2012) By MisterMulluc
01:50:10
May 21, 2021
Taco Trouble Special Pt 2 w/Loïc Desjardins
The second of a 2-part Taco Trouble 2 special! In this episode, we talk to Loïc Desjardins, the legendary composer from the Brickfilms.com era, about working with Penta on the soundtrack for Taco Trouble 2, as well as discussing the importance of music and good sound design in film.
01:06:11
April 2, 2021
Taco Trouble Special Pt 1 w/Dave Lennie & Andy Boyer
The first of a 2-part Taco Trouble 2 special! In this episode, we talk to Dave Lennie and Andy Boyer about their experiences working on the Biff and Mario series and working together with Penta to create Taco Trouble 2.
01:55:51
March 26, 2021
w/Jacob Crow
In this episode, we talk to special guest and 1st place winner of THAC 2021, Jacob Crow, as we count down the Top 10 winning entries of the contest!
01:43:55
February 12, 2021
w/JurassicBrickProductions
In this episode, we talk to Jeremiah of JurassicBrickProductions about adding characterisation to individual characters, the process of animating slow motion, and how purposefully tasking yourself with challenging animation techniques and ideas, can help you improve.   I am thrilled to be partnering with Bricks in Motion. From now on, there will be a more consistent schedule, with episodes coming out every month. To mark the occasion, we now have a complete redesign, with the fantastic new camera logo designed by James Moor of Chuwawa.  =Brickfilm Showcase=   The Astronaut (2020) By Joshua Nelson The Job (2001) By Aaron Puzey LEGO: The Hobbit - EP3: Legolas & Kili
01:20:21
January 22, 2021
w/Smeagol
In this episode of the podcast, we talk to former Administrator of Bricks in Motion, Philip Heinrich of Smeagol about working on the Bricks in Motion Documentary, translating the experience of brickfilms into live action projects, and the state of film festivals during the pandemic. =The Brickfilm Showcase= Hastings (2007) by Nikolas Jaeger Clone Pirates - The Tentacle Trap (2011) by James Austen Winner (2009) by Krick Films
01:26:41
December 20, 2020
w/James Cawood and BP Animation
In this episode of the podcast, we talk to special guests James Cawood of PJLegoMotion and Lewis Townley of Bricks and Pieces Animation about Brickfilm Day and the extensive brickfilming communities on Instagram, and James’ new brickfilm Social Cues, before counting down the Top 10 entries of BRAWL 2020. BRAWL Top 15 Entries 15th. The Witch and Her Broom – WillowTree 14th. Conveyance - Chaizin 13th. Ad Infinitum - Infinity Prime Studios 12th. Lossless - Pinacarlito 11th. Age of Amber - JOCo 10th. The Last Old Adventure – Crested Screamer Studios 9th. The Perfect Pancake - GentleKnightAnimation 8th. PLASTiC - Joshua Nelson 7th. Joey McJohnathan Has an Epiphany - Spudson 6th. Preservation - Smithy of Films 5th. Loop TV - William Osborne 4th. The Lost Idol - joebor1777 3rd. Degradation - Bricks & Pieces 2nd. Night Guard - twickabrick 1st. SCRAP - 2x4 Productions
01:55:36
July 24, 2020
w/Minilife TV
In this episode of the podcast, we talk to Chris Salaises of Minilife TV about working on the upcoming Minilife Movie, developing the world of a fictional series with good continuity and how experience and access to better technology through the years, has helped accomplish that journey. =The Brickfilm Showcase= Nightly News at Nine series (2007-13) By David Pickett Star Wars: The Great Disturbance (2004) By Leftfield Studios Cleaning Time: The Janitorial Contingency (2005) Coordinated By Doug James and Joshua Leasure
02:17:22
June 20, 2020
w/Edbound
In this episode, we talk to Edbound about maintaining the consistent quality of his videos, using the medium of brickfilming to discuss topical issues and how the attitudes within the community have changed over the years. We also have an in-depth discussion on Sillypenta’s latest History of Brickfilms video. =BRICKFILM SHOWCASE= Alone (2002) By Jason Rowoldt Melodramedy (2006) By Robinson Wood By The Sad Sea Waves (2019) By TwickaBrick  
02:20:08
May 19, 2020
w/Brickfilmer's Guild
In this crossover special of the Podcast, we are joined by joint hosts/guests Kim and Dave Smith of The Four Monkeys/ Brickfilmer’s Guild, as we discuss the current state of the Brickfilming Community, what YouTube’s recent updates mean and the rise of female brickfilmers.
02:16:56
April 27, 2020
w/Squid
In this episode, we talk to Harrison Allen of Squid about the release of his highly anticipated Welcome To Darkmoor.
01:40:10
October 31, 2019
w/BlackSmith Films
In this episode, we talk to Rafael of BlackSmith Films about his new Western brickfilm, learning to animate certain things in your own way and exploring different styles of set design.
01:39:23
September 13, 2019
w/Pongowl
 In this episode we talk to special guest Spencer Berglund of Pongowl about his many creative animation techniques and the best ways of lighting a set, before counting down the top 10 winning entries of BRAWL 2019! 
01:31:36
August 18, 2019
w/Forrestfire101
In this episode we talk to Forrest Whaley of Forrestfire101 about finally completing the 4th part of his Batman series, some of the attitudes toward him in the past and his plans for the future, with a special appearance by Sean Willets
02:32:37
July 19, 2019
w/Rioforce
 In this episode we talk to special guest Benjamin Ely of Rioforce about brickfilm tutorial videos, The LEGO Movie 2, The Easter Contest and the difficulties of theming a competition. 
01:59:51
May 23, 2019
w/Mighty Wanderer
In this episode, we talk to special guest Ethan Olson of Mighty Wanderer, as we count down the top 10 films of THAC!
01:47:36
March 8, 2019
w/Nathan Wells
 In this episode, we talk to Nathan Wells about the judging process of THAC, the benefits of collaboration and the value of sharing your first films. 
02:17:26
January 4, 2019
w/Paul Hollingsworth
In this episode we talk to special guest Paul Hollingsworth about his work with Digital Wizards, collaborating with a group of animators, and VR brickfilms.
01:58:09
December 2, 2018
Summer Contest Special w/Shawarma & TwickABrick
In this Summer Contest special, we talk to special guests Garry Moore of TwickABrick and Alexi Volkov of Shawarma Studios, as we count down the Top 5 winning entries of Movie Magic.
01:34:18
October 19, 2018
w/Pantsahat
In this episode we talk to special guest Pantsahat about set design, our favourite LEGO sets and how improving one aspect of your film encourages you to improve everything else
01:24:22
September 30, 2018
w/SpastikChuwawa
In this Septemberfest Special, we talk to James Morr of SpastikChuwawa about animating at a larger scale than minifigures, brickfilm fads and the origins of Septemberfest.
01:11:11
September 14, 2018
Ep10 w/Thistof
In this episode we talk to Christof Munoz of Thistof about the aesthetic of using old Lego in brickfilms, his future with Digital Wizards and organizing A Brickfilm Christmas
01:23:53
September 9, 2018
w/Sean Willets
In this episode we talk to special guest Sean Willets of Filmyguy about the benefits of not using onion skinning, working with Forrestfire101 and his current work with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
01:50:26
September 9, 2018
w/Sonjira
In this episode, we talk to winner of BRAWL 2018, Ben Young of Sonjira about his film Headloose, and talk in depth about the top 10 winning entries!
02:01:31
September 9, 2018
w/Forlorn Creature
In this episode, we talk to Thomas Evans of Forlorn Creature about finding inspiration outside of brickfilming, making tutorials and destroying Lego for a brickfilm.
01:20:47
September 9, 2018
w/Golego
In today's episode, we talk to Steffen Troeger of Golego about minimalist brickfilms, the use of Technic and Homemaker figures in brickfilms, the different things that can spark inspiration and effective brick-built effects.
01:29:58
September 9, 2018
w/Mindgame
In this episode, we talk to Zach Macias of Mindgame about the newly released The Cleaners, creative use of music in brickfilms, the use of blood and violence in brickfilms and much more...
01:16:51
September 9, 2018
w/SuitedNinjaNerd
In this episode, we talk to Trevor of SuitedNinjaNerd about motion blur effects, Michael Hickox, The Summer contests and much more.
52:26
September 9, 2018
w/SlothPaladin
In this episode, we talk to Chris Boyer of SlothPaladin, about B-Movie brickfilms, the importance of establishing shots, world building in brickfilms and much much more!
01:14:30
September 9, 2018
w/TwickABrick
In this episode, we talk with brothers, Greg and Garry Moore of TwickABrick, about practical effects, green screening, brickfilming homages and much much more!
54:38
September 9, 2018
w/Sillypenta
In this episode, we discuss, among many things, the early days of brickfilming, CG brickfilms and our favourite brickfilm action sequences, with our special guest, Sean Willis of Sillypenta. Don't forget to check out the Wiki: https://brickfilms.wikia.com/wiki/Brickfilms_Wiki =THE BRICKFILM SHOWCASE= Faithless - By Matthew Gray https://brickfilms.wikia.com/wiki/Faithless The River - By Nikolas Jaeger https://brickfilms.wikia.com/wiki/The_River The Chameleon - By Michael Wolling and Max Zachner https://brickfilms.wikia.com/wiki/Das_Cham%C3%A4leon
55:30
September 7, 2018