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Skull Rock Podcast

Skull Rock Podcast

By Aljon Go & Dave Bossert
SKULL ROCK PODCAST, hosted by Aljon Go and Dave Bossert, explores the entertainment galaxy weekly with insightful conversation, stories, and special guests—talking all things Disney! Listen to never-before-heard stories and behind the scenes moments from some of your favorite Disney films, theme park attractions, performances, books, music, and so much more! Hear the latest news about Disney's past, present, and future! SKULL ROCK PODCAST is your go-to source for the magic we all love. www.skullrockpodcast.com/
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Tony Bancroft, Disney Director/Animator - Mulan, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast
Hosts, Aljon Go and Dave Bossert welcome Disney Director and Animator Tony Bancroft. Best known for directing the movie Mulan (alongside Barry Cook), Bancroft also on The Rescuers Down Under (Animator - Frank), Beauty and the Beast (Animator - Cogsworth), Aladdin (Animator - Iago), The Lion King: (Supervising animator - Pumbaa), and more. He also has a twin brother, Tom Bancroft, who also has a Disney animation history. Check out The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast. Email us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com. Outro music "The Pirate King" composed by Jared Rehnquist/Untold Journey - Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License https://youtu.be/iTVxFPhbAtk.
1:33:41
January 18, 2021
Marvel's Kevin Feige Star Wars movie and Mandalorian Disney Park rumor
Hosts, Aljon Go and Dave Bossert talk about this week's events in Disney and pop-culture including Epcot's International Festival of the Arts, WandaVision on Disney+, Pixar's Pete Doctor, Imagineer Joe Rohde's final day at Disney, The Mandalorian rumored to be appearing at Galaxy's Edge, and Marvel Studios Kevin Feige's Star Wars film. Email us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com. Outro music "The Pirate King" composed by Jared Rehnquist/Untold Journey - Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License https://youtu.be/iTVxFPhbAtk.
1:05:46
January 11, 2021
Disney-Pixar animator Bob Scott
Hosts Aljon Go and Dave Bossert welcome, Pixar's Bob Scott. The duo also chats about the passing of Dawn Wells (Gilligan Island's Mary Ann), as well as the Star Wars fan community. Bob Scott is an animator and cartoonist from the Bay Area and a graduate of the California Institute of the Arts film animation program. Scott’s animated short 'Late Night with Myron' was part of the 1988 theatrical compilation film entitled 'Outrageous Animation'. His animation has been seen in numerous animated feature films such as Pixar’s 'Toy Story 3' (2010), 'Ratatouille' (2007), 'WALL-E' (2008), 'The Incredibles' (2004), and Dreamworks Animation's 'The Prince of Egypt' (1998), among others. He led the animation team on the Annie Award-winning Pixar short 'Your Friend the Rat' (2007) and was part of the small animation crew for the Oscar-nominated 'Day and Night' (2010). He is also the creator of the syndicated comic strip 'Molly and the Bear', which can be read on GoComics, New York Daily News, and Mollyandthebear.com since 2010. LINKS Bear with Me by Bob Scott - GoComics - Bear with Me | Facebook - Purchase "Bear With Me: (It's Been a Rough Day)"  https://amzn.to/2MvTxyQ . E-mail us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com. Outro music "The Pirate King" composed by Jared Rehnquist/Untold Journey - Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License https://youtu.be/iTVxFPhbAtk.
1:31:48
January 4, 2021
Mike Gabriel, Disney artist and director of The Rescuers Down Under, and Pocahontas
For the final podcast of 2020, Aljon Go and Dave Bossert welcome, Mike Gabriel. Gabriel has been playing a key creative role at Walt Disney Animation Studios for over thirty years, working in a variety of capacities including director, animator, storyman, character designer, visual development, production designer, and art director. In the latter capacity, he most recently helped to create some of the wildly imaginative and visually stunning gaming worlds for Disney’s Oscar®-nominated 2012 comedy adventure, “Wreck-It Ralph." Gabriel has directed two Disney features – “The Rescuers Down Under” (1990) and the Oscar®-winning “Pocahontas” (1995) – as well as the Oscar®-nominated 2004 short, “Lorenzo.”Visit MikeGabrielArt.com. E-mail us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com. Outro music "The Pirate King" composed by Jared Rehnquist/Untold Journey - Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License https://youtu.be/iTVxFPhbAtk. Mike Gabriel bio from About — Mike Gabriel Art.
1:37:57
December 28, 2020
Disney+ Mandalorian season 2 finale and Bob Iger as possible US ambassador
Hosts Dave Bossert and Aljon Go talk about rumors of Bob Iger as US Ambassador as well as our spoiler-filled thoughts on The Mandalorian season two finale on Disney+. E-mail us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com. Outro music "The Pirate King" composed by Jared Rehnquist/Untold Journey - Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License https://youtu.be/iTVxFPhbAtk.
1:07:28
December 21, 2020
Disney Investor Day 2020 Disney+ Announcements
Hosts Dave Bossert and Aljon Go talk about the Disney Investor Day announcements and content coming to Disney+ as well as remembering Walt Disney, Roy E. Disney, the release of Walt Disney's "Two-Gun Mickey" (1934). E-mail us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com. Outro music "The Pirate King" composed by Jared Rehnquist/Untold Journey - Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License https://youtu.be/iTVxFPhbAtk.
1:11:11
December 14, 2020
Radio Disney powers down, Hulu and Disney Plus
Hosts Dave Bossert and Aljon Go talk about the shuttering of Radio Disney, Walt Disney auction, the possible folding in of Hulu into Disney+, as well as Warner Brother's films for 2021 releasing to HBO Max as well as in theatres. E-mail us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com. Outro music "The Pirate King" composed by Jared Rehnquist/Untold Journey - Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License https://youtu.be/iTVxFPhbAtk. 
1:02:24
December 7, 2020
Bruce Broughton, Grammy award winning film and Disney attraction composer
Hosts Dave Bossert and Aljon Go talk to Bruce Broughton, Grammy award-winning film and Disney attraction composer. E-mail us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com. Outro music "The Pirate King" composed by Jared Rehnquist/Untold Journey - Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License https://youtu.be/iTVxFPhbAtk. Bruce Broughton is an American orchestral composer of television, film, and video game scores and concert works. He has composed several highly acclaimed soundtracks over his extensive career, and he has won nine Emmy Awards and has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Score. Broughton is currently a lecturer in composition at UCLA. For Disney, he composed the scores for two of the three Roger Rabbit shorts, The Rescuers Down Under, Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey, Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco, Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers, Bambi II, Eloise at the Plaza, and Eloise at Christmastime. For Fantasia 2000, he would conduct the music for the Rhapsody in Blue sequence. He also has provided scores for many Disney theme park attractions including The Making of Me, The Timekeeper, Ellen's Energy Adventure, Honey, I Shrunk the Audience, Golden Dreams, Seasons of the Vine, CinéMagique, the 2007 version of Spaceship Earth, and Soarin' Around the World. *Source, The Disney Wiki.
1:33:46
November 30, 2020
Academy Award winner John Canemaker and Disney animation
Hosts Dave Bossert and Aljon Go talk to Academy Award winner, animator, and educator, John Canemaker about his favorite books about Disney animation for the gift-giving season.  E-mail us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com. Outro music "The Pirate King" composed by Jared Rehnquist/Untold Journey - Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License https://youtu.be/iTVxFPhbAtk.
1:24:59
November 23, 2020
Director George Scribner and the 30th anniversary of Disney's The Prince and the Pauper
Hosts Dave Bossert and Aljon Go celebrate the 30th anniversary of Disney's "The Prince and the Pauper" with the director, George Scribner. He shares backstage moments creating the classic Disney short, as well as his early career working at Hanna-Barbera and on Disney's "Oliver and Company." The duo also discusses James Gunn reuniting with Sylvester Stallone, and the growth of Disney+.  E-mail us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com. Outro music "The Pirate King" composed by Jared Rehnquist/Untold Journey - Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License https://youtu.be/iTVxFPhbAtk.
1:27:41
November 16, 2020
Holidays at Disney World, Disney Cruise Line's Frozen, Alex Trebek remembered
Aljon Go and Dave Bossert remember Jeopardy host, Alex Trebek, holidays have arrived at Walt Disney World Resort, Disney Cruise Line releases a stream of Frozen and we reply to some listener questions. E-mail us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com. Outro music "The Pirate King" composed by Jared Rehnquist/Untold Journey - Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License https://youtu.be/iTVxFPhbAtk.
55:15
November 9, 2020
35 Anniversary of Disney's The Black Cauldron with producer Joe Hale
Aljon Go and Dave Bossert celebrate the 35th anniversary of Disney's The Black Cauldron (1985) with producer/writer Joe Hale. We also discuss his career as an artist for Walt Disney Studios during the studio's transition in the 80s, the passing of Sean Connery, a rise in the cost of Netflix, and listener questions. E-mail us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com. Outro music "The Pirate King" composed by Jared Rehnquist/Untold Journey - Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License https://youtu.be/iTVxFPhbAtk.
1:37:20
November 2, 2020
Disney takes ownership of Epcot's Moroccan Pavilion
Dave Bossert and Aljon Go talk about Disney Parks taking over ownership of Epcot's Moroccan Pavilion, Lucasfilm reviving Willow on Disney+, new SeaWorld Orlando behind-the-scenes tour, Tim Burton’s Addams Family, The Mandalorian season 2, and Disney's Halloween Treat special https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdN3nAAfg3Q&feature=emb_title. Leave us a message, question, or comment - anchor.fm/skullrockpodcast/message to be featured in an upcoming show. E-mail us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com.
55:32
October 26, 2020
Emmy Award-winning Disney composer Mark Watters
Aljon Go and Dave Bossert chat with Disney TV and film composer Mark Watters. Mark Watters is a six-time Emmy Award-winning composer and conductor whose diverse career spans 400 television episodes, feature films, DVDs, and video games. Recent projects include serving as music director for the highly acclaimed animated series, “Have A Laugh,” a three-year project to restore and re-record 60 classic Disney shorts from the ‘30s and ‘40s. 2012 marked his debut with Pixar Animation Studios with his original score for "Time Travel Mater" and serving as principal arranger for "Pixar In Concert" which has enjoyed numerous performances around the world. In 2013, he scored the Oscar-nominated short, "Get A Horse," which appeared in theaters with the blockbuster, "Frozen." We discuss John Williams' choosing him to conduct “Star Wars In Concert,” classic Disney shorts, and working with superstars like Beyonce. Have a question? https://www.markwatters.com/ Leave us a message, question, or comment - anchor.fm/skullrockpodcast/message to be featured in an upcoming show. E-mail us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com.
1:14:13
October 19, 2020
Disney-Pixar's Soul coming to Disney Plus, EVH, and streaming content
Aljon Go and Dave Bossert talk about the passing of guitar legend Eddie Van Halen, Disney-Pixar's "Soul" released on Disney+, more movie theatres close, and the need for new content on Disney+. Have a question? Leave us a message, question, or comment - anchor.fm/skullrockpodcast/message to be featured in an upcoming show. E-mail us: aljon@skullrockpodcast.com | dave@skullrockpodcast.com. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com.
1:09:38
October 12, 2020
Know Hosts Dave Bossert and Aljon Go, Disney Layoffs, and Disney Plus
Welcome to our first episode of SKULL ROCK PODCAST! Get to know hosts Aljon Go and Dave Bossert as well as the latest from Disney Plus and the recent Walt Disney Company layoffs. SKULL ROCK PODCAST is your go-to source for the magic we all love. SKULL ROCK PODCAST is your go-to source for the magic we all love. Have a question? Leave us a message - anchor.fm/skullrockpodcast/message. Visit - skullrockpodcast.com.
52:36
October 5, 2020
Skull Rock Podcast - Talking All Things Disney - Trailer
SKULL ROCK PODCAST, hosted by Aljon Go and Dave Bossert, explores the entertainment galaxy with insightful conversation, stories, and special guests—talking all things Disney! Listen to never-before-heard stories and behind the scenes, moments from some of your favorite Disney films, theme park attractions, performances, books, music, and so much more from knowledgeable, insightful, and thought-provoking hosts and guests. Hear the latest news about Disney's past, present, and future! SKULL ROCK PODCAST is your go-to source for the magic we all love. Weekly podcasts starting October 5, 2020! Visit http://www.skullrockpodcast.com/.  "Pirate King" by Untold Journey, composed by Jared Rehnquist - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTVxFPhbAtk.
01:40
October 1, 2020