The Paper Wings Podcast
By Chris Oatley, Lora Innes & Justin Copeland
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Elevate your visual storytelling! Learn to write, draw and make a living from your creator-owned comics, graphic novels, films and webseries with Disney Character Designer Chris Oatley, IDW Comics Creator Lora Innes and Marvel Storyboard Artist Justin Copeland.
||CleanInterview With Novelist/ Screenwriter Abbey Cleland (Part 2) :: Paper Wings Show #36||In part one of our interview Abbey Cleland talked about the crazy way she made a career as a freelance writer. Now, in part two, Abbey: Dissects the anatomy of a treatment. Encourages us to pitch to friends who are willing to make us feel stupid. And tal||3/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview With Novelist/ Screenwriter Abbey Cleland (Part 1) :: Paper Wings Show #35||Abbey Cleland forged a successful career as a freelance writer by sticking to a pretty courageous plan: “I’ll figure it out.” Now, she splits her time between Hollywood and Ohio where she writes treatments and screenplays for television and film,||3/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview With Jason Brubaker: DreamWorks Visual Development Artist and Creator Of “reMIND” (Part 3) :: Paper Wings Show #3||In the first two parts of this interview, Jason Brubaker told us the story of his unexpected success at DreamWorks Animation and provided fresh perspective on the power of persistence. Now, in part three, we discuss his career-defining graphic nove||10/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview With Claire Keane :: Paper Wings Show #33||Claire Keane is a brilliant illustrator and visual development artist, who has helped to develop numerous immersive worlds, including Tangled and Duet. After leaving Disney, she released her first illustrated children’s book: Once Upon A Cloud.||6/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInterview With Eric Canete: Animation Storyboard Artist & Co-Creator of “Run Love Kill” (Image Comics) :: Paper Wings Show||Eric Canete‘s unique drawing style demonstrates layer upon layer of artistic mastery: Anatomy, character, caricature, composition, storytelling… After 20+ years of trend-setting work in story, games and comics, his style is as distinct and in||4/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“Failing Upward” :: Interview With Animation Story Artist Aliki Theofilopoulos Grafft :: Paper Wings Show #31||Aliki Theofilopoulos Grafft describes her career as “failing upward.” She broke-in during the TV animation revolution and saw the beginnings of Cartoon Network, Adventure Time and Frederator. Though she lacked a clear sense of direction early||3/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrom Self-Publishing to Scholastic: An Interview With Jimmy Gownley :: Paper Wings Show #30||Since he was 15 years old, Jimmy Gownley has never stopped breaking the rules of self-publishing. He went from selling self-published comics in the hallways of his high school to huge publishing deals with both Simon & Schuster AND Scholastic. Join u||1/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCreating Characters From Your Story’s Theme (Part 2) :: with Brian McDonald :: Paper Wings Show #29||Jedi master Brian McDonald is back with more revelatory perspectives that will challenge the way we think about visual storytelling. In part one, Brian showed us how theme creates character and character creates theme. Now, in part two, we discuss wh||12/8/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCreating Characters From Your Story’s Theme :: with Brian McDonald :: Paper Wings Show #28||Storytelling guru Brian McDonald joins us for another mind-blowing interview. In part one of this two-part interview, Brian discusses writing roadblocks, how theme creates character and why you have to send your characters to Hell… Listen To The In||11/4/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCreating A Professional Storyboard Portfolio :: Paper Wings Show #27||Paper Wings is back! Marvel Animation storyboard artist Justin Copeland joins the team as the newest co-host of the Paper Wings Show. In this podcast episode, Justin explains the necessary steps to creating a professional storyboard portfolio and resp||2/25/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
They will help you Soar!
Chris Oatley and Lora Innes are leaders of thier craft at different ends of the artistic spectrum, let them guild you down a better, smarter path to a fulfilling creative career
Great debut episode
I am familiar with both the hosts' work. They are wildly talented and speak clearly and the production values of the podcast are excellent. Keep it up folks!
Accurate and motivational
I had the chance of meeting Chris a few months back and knew there was something great about him. After listening to this podcast, I can see why. This no-nonsense resource could aid anyone as they reach for their creative dreams! Chris and Lora have done it, why not us? I'll definitely be tuning in for future podcasts and hope others find work as inspirational as I have. Thanks!