The Spark podcast is a bi-weekly show where we explore the creativity, technology, and business of CG.
S02E05: Mindy Johnson — Animation History Treasure Hunter
We recently caught up with Mindy Johnson to discuss her varied interests, multiple careers, and how a passion for life-long learning has made her a leading and essential voice in the study of women’s roles in Hollywood history.
S02E04: DaCosta Bayley — Taking a Chance on Yourself
We recently caught up with DaCosta Bayley to talk about how he broke into the industry, how his passion for robots developed, and what he’s working on now.
S02E03: Taylor Shaw — Shaping Narrative Through Animation
We recently caught up with Taylor Shaw to discuss the catalyst of how BWA came to be, the accomplishments and challenges of the studio’s first four years, and what’s next for both the studio and Taylor.
S02E02: Joseph Hodges — Builder of Worlds
We recently caught up with Joseph to talk about his experiences working on Hook, his long run on 24, and how he’s staying creative outside of the Hollywood system.
S02E01: Timothy Ware-Hill & Arnon Manor — Broadway and VFX Come Together
We recently spoke with Ware-Hill and Manor about the inspiration for the film, the challenges of working with over 30 artists to create a six-minute project, and how answering an Instagram DM started the ball rolling on the project.
S01E10: A Conversation with Jennifer Twiner McCarron
We spoke with Jennifer about discovering her passion at an early age, taking the big leap into the role of CEO, and her leadership
during a pandemic.