Adventure Time: Backstage Interview — with Nate Cash


How do you go from wanting a career in Art to Directing an award-winning TV Show on the Cartoon Network? For this program I invited a friend to share his insider perspective on the pros and cons of art school, the power of persistence, creating web comics, the importance of authenticity in humor, and where the business of animation is headed in the next 3 to 5 years.

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Joining me is Nate Cash,  Nate is the Supervising Director of Cartoon Network’s hit Animated Television Series “Adventure Time” and was Nominated for Daytime Emmy “Outstanding Direction in an Animated Program” (2012). Prior to Adventure Time, Nate has worked on SpongeBob SquarePants, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack,  The Simpsons, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, and The Powerpuff Girls.

How To Pitch A Movie Or TV Show — with Voyage Media CEO Nat Mundel

Nat Mundel CEO Voyage Media

Successful Film and TV Executives are extremely busy, are constantly being pitched on new projects,  and are difficult to get access to.

How do you structure your pitch for a movie or TV show so that it stands out from the competition, gets in front of the right Executives, and increases the odds that they will want to green-light it?

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Joining me is Nat Mundel. Nat is the founder and CEO of Voyage Media. Voyage has provided development and creative services for a long list of top-tier entertainment clients for almost a decade. They have consulted on over 1,500 entertainment projects for clients such as Jerry Bruckheimer Television, Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, and many others, functioning as a powerful secret weapon in the creative, sales, and packaging processes.

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From Dreams and Passion to Hit Cartoon Network TV Show — with Thurop Van Orman

Thurop Van Orman

How do you go from being an artist with big dreams and few contacts to creating your own Emmy winning TV show on the Cartoon Network and working with your heroes?

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Joining me is Thurop Van Orman. Thurop is a director, producer, writer, storyboard artist, and voice actor who is best known for creating the hit TV series “The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack”. He is currently working on a stop motion film project called “The Black Forest” and is creating concept art for a film adaptation of “The Little Prince”.

In this candid interview, Thurop shares how he got to where he’s at professionally, a brilliant way to pitch executives on your projects, and a few key resources that turbo charged his career.