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From Pencils to Pixels: The Animation Celebration Podcast

Sep 23, 2022

From Pencils to Pixels #8 – Cereal Mascots!

Scott and Michael look at the history and stories behind six animated characters created for breakfast cereal commercials, including Sugar Bear and Cap’n Crunch, as well as other random, forgotten Cereal Mascots.

So, grab your spoon, bowl, and just add milk to join us for...


Aug 18, 2022

Scott and Michael go back in time to celebrate what was once a Fall TV tradition, The Saturday Morning Preview Special! Saturday morning shows were once so popular that the networks would dedicate prime time specials to preview the new fall lineup.

This episode looks back at ABC’s “Saturday Morning Sneak...


Jul 26, 2022

In this episode, Scott and Michael travel back to The Disney Studio in the 1980s, specifically, 1985.  They look back at the tumultuous production of the studio’s animated feature “The Black Cauldron” and when Disney branched out into television animation with the hit series “The Adventures of the...


Jul 9, 2022

In this episode, Scott and Michael are joined by guest Andy DiGenova to discuss “The Peanuts Travel Films.” They take a look back at the animated features 1977’s “Race For Your Life, Charlie Brown,” where Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, and the gang go to summer camp, and 1980’s “Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown...


May 31, 2022

Filmation was one of the preeminent television animation studios for several decades, and, in this episode, Scott and Michael shine a spotlight on some of Filmation’s most popular shows of the 1970s.  Get ready to look back at “The Groovie Goolies,” “Star Trek: The Animated Series,” and many other weird, wild...