On this season of Behind The Scenes, you’ll learn all about what it takes to bring your favorite animated shows to life. How do we put a modern twist on old cartoon favorites? How does writing for animation stretch our imagination? How do voice actors bring your favorite characters to life? Host Brandon Jenkins (Mogul, There’s Something About Dolemite) talks to the showrunners, writers, voice actors and other creators behind Big Mouth, Disenchantment, Voltron, Castlevania, and She-Ra about their processes, ideas and experience that make the on-screen magic happen.
Learn all about the wild world of Simpson creator Matt Groenig’s Disenchantment. We hear from comedy legends Abbi Jacobson, Eric Andre, and Nat Faxon who voice Dreamland’s quirky characters. The trio gives us a sneak peek into the wacky antics and chaotic offscreen dynamic that bring their animated characters to life. It’s a wild ride complete with fake falls, true friends, and a lot of laughter.
Voltron: Legendary Defender
Lauren Montgomery and Joaquim Dos Santos, the team that brought you Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra, join us on the podcast to talk about their reboot of the 1980s franchise, Voltron. We’ll talk to them about growing up with the original run of the show, how animated series influenced them as kids, and how that influence inspired them when they were tasked with creating their own rendition of this animated classic.
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power aren’t just for 80s kids - they’re back for a new generation. We’ll hear from showrunner Noelle Stevenson and from actor Aimee Carrero who voices She-Ra on how they updated the series for the current day while staying true to the show’s roots.
We’re kicking off this season of Behind the Scenes with Nick Kroll, Mitra Jouhari and Brandon Kyle Goodman, some of the masterminds behind the animated series Big Mouth, a show that captures growing pains like no other. We’ll talk to them about code-switching, camp showers, on-screen moments from their real lives, the gross-out stuff that makes us cringe, and so much more. It’s a peek behind the scenes of a show with big laughs and big feelings that will make you glad you aren’t in middle school anymore.
We’re back! And this time, it’s animated. Starting December 7th, host Brandon Jenkins will take you behind the scenes of five hit animated Netflix series. We’ll hear from showrunners, voice actors, animators and more to get the inside story about how show like Big Mouth, She-Ra, and Disenchantment go from script to screen.
Getting Into Characters
The heart of this show is a family drama. In this episode we’ll be talking with actors Aidan Gallagher (Five), Justin H. Min (Ben), Tom Hopper (Luther) and Kate Walsh (The Handler) to find out what their audition process was like, what they thought of the comics, and what external forces influenced their characters.