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Join these special guests in their studio, ask questions and share quality 
time with these amazing people. 
 
Every Other Tuesday!

11:00 am - 12:30 pm (Pacific Time)
Live - Learn - Lecture - Q+A
 
 
Join award-winning author and historian, Mindy Johnson as she brings leading talent, authorities and masters of creativity together for thought-provoking, insightful and impactful conversations in an interactive webcast forum on CTN Network. 
 
“Mindy Johnson has a talent for discovering intriguing stories that cast a light on the human experience. She deftly takes her readers on extraordinary journeys into unexplored realms of our collective past.”
— Speaker Series, Los Angeles
 
More About MINDY JOHNSON CLICK HERE 
 
 
MODERN DAY MASTERS!
February 23, 11 am - 12:30 pm PST
 
Join modern day master painters BRYAN MARK TAYLORGREG MANCHESS, KEITH HUANG and DAVID DIBBLE in a lively round table Q+A with author MINDY JOHNSON as they dive deep into a variety of topics that range from inspiration, process, entrepreneurial, education, and the role of artists in today’s modern media environment. Meet the artists, ask questions and join the conversation. Handouts and resource lists are included. Please share, and use hashtags #CTNmoderndaymasters #CTNprimarysources
 
"This is an exceptional group of talents!" ~Tony Bancroft
IF YOU MISSED THE LIVE EPISODE CLICK HERE
 
 
 
GETTING ON THE WALLS OF AN ART GALLERY and NFT's
March 9, 11 am - 12:30 pm PST
 
Are you an artist who is wanting to at some point have your own art show? Ever wondered how other artists get selected to have a show in a gallery. Do you have artwork you would like to sell? Join this lively and very informative conversation with the curator ANDREW FARAGO of THE CARTOON ART MUSEUM and gallery owner MIKE VAN EATON of VAN EATON GALLERIES, joined by amazing Artist, Creator and TV Animation Designer DAVID DE PASQUALE and BRANDON STOCKING on NFT's. Go inside and behind the scenes of having your own art show from these leading experts who are from both sides of the walls of a gallery. Please share, and use hashtags #CTNartgallerywalls #CTNprimarysources
 
IF YOU MISSED THE LIVE EPISODE CLICK HERE
 
 
 
HAVE A VOICE WITH YOUR PEN - EDITORIAL CARTOONING
March 23, *1:30 pm - 3 pm PDT  **Special Time for this Episode**
 
Widen your viewpoint and sharpen your perspective about the voices that speak through editorial cartoons. An engaging and lively conversation sharing provocative and perspectives from across the political spectrum drawn by Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist with the Washington Post  ANN TALNEAS and Rueben award-winning cartoonist and designer at Dreamworks Animation  NICK GALIFINAKIS .  Two of the best illustrative commentators and storytellers in the business today talk cartooning and animation with extra special hostess, MINDY JOHNSON. This is going to be extraordinarily informative and fun time. 
 
IF YOU MISSED THE LIVE EPISODE CLICK HERE
 
 
 
ANIMATION AS SOCIAL COMMENTARY!
April 6, 11 am - 12:30 pm PDT
 
The journey of book to animated film. With compassion and careful skill, Writer Laurence Ralph uncovers the tangled connections  lending a voice to those long deceased. Join in a conversation with Writer LAURENCE RALPH, and Co-Founder/ President of Bron Studios BRENDA GILBERT, a company that she built with her husband, Aaron L. Gilbert. Please share, and use hashtags #CTNanimationsocialcommentary #CTNprimarysources
View the Film Here: https://vimeo.com/434846700
 
IF YOU MISSED THE LIVE EPISODE CLICK HERE
 
 
 
ART and Emotion with Disney Imagineer Joe Lanzisero!
April 20, 11 am - 12:30 pm PDT
 
Currently the Senior Vice President Creative at Walt Disney Imagineering, JOE LANZISERO has been a part of the creative engine that designs and builds all Disney theme parks, resorts, attractions, and cruise ships worldwide.  Dive into the world of Disney Imagineering in this engaging behind-the-scenes discussion. Please share, and use hashtags #CTNimagineerjoe #CTNprimarysources
 
IF YOU MISSED THE LIVE EPISODE CLICK HERE
 
 
 
GALLERY NUCLEUS Founder Ben Zhu!
**RESCHEDULING**  New Date TBA
 
Join gallery owner BEN ZHU in a lively Q+A with author MINDY JOHNSON, as they dive deep into the art gallery world.  Meet the Gallery Nucleus founder, ask questions, and join the conversation. Handouts and resource lists are included. Please share, and use hashtags #CTNgallerynucleus #CTNprimarysources
 
 
 
DISNEY Animators Jill Colbert and Kathy Zielinski!
May 18, 11 am - 12:30 pm PDT
 
Join Disney Animators JILL COLBERT and KATHY ZIELINSKI in a lively round table Q+A with author MINDY JOHNSON, as they dive deep into a variety of topics, that range from inspiration, process, and their animation careers. Kathy Zielinski is currently working on 'The Simpsons,' and Jill Colbert is currently with Disney TV Animation. Meet the artists, ask questions, and join the conversation. Handouts and resource lists are included. Please share, and use hashtags #CTNdisneyanimatorsjillandkathy #CTNprimarysources
 
IF YOU MISSED THE LIVE EPISODE CLICK HERE
 
 
 
STORYBOARD ARTIST Bob Scott!
June 15, 11 am - 12:30 pm PDT
 
Join Storyboard Artist and Animator BOB SCOTT in a lively Q+A with author MINDY JOHNSON, as they dive deep into Bob Scott's legendary animation career at Disney/Pixar.  Bob Scott draws the daily syndicated webcomic Bear with Me as well, now a new strip compilation book to be published in June 2021. Meet the artist, ask questions, and join the conversation! Handouts and resource lists are included. Please share, and use hashtags #CTNbearwithme #CTNprimarysources
 
Bob Scott is an Animator, Story Artist and comic book writer. He began his career as a freelance traditional animator after graduating from California Institute of the Arts. He has worked in both traditional and CG animation for studios like Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks Animation. His animation has been seen in films such as Toy Story 3, Cars, Monsters, Inc., Ratatouille, The Incredibles, Prince of Egypt and many others. Bob is also the creator of the syndicated comic strip Bear with Me that appears on Go Comics and in the New York Daily News. His book Molly and the Bear was published in 2016.
 
 
 
FESTIVAL Shorts in Animation with Nicolas P. Villarreal!
August 31, 11 am - 12:30 pm PDT
 
Join award-winning Animation Director, Character Designer, Visual Development Artist NICOLAS P. VILLARREAL in a lively Q+A with author MINDY JOHNSON.  This conversation will follow the journey of a short film in animation, on its way to the festival film circuit! Meet the artist, ask questions, and join the conversation! Handouts and resource lists are included. Please share, and use hashtags #CTNfestivalshorts #CTNprimarysources
 
 
 
RULES:  Please note that it is prohibited to record, photograph, screenshot or distribute talks and demo's of this Online Session on any other platform. Please be respectful to the artist and the other participants in this stream.
 
NOTE: Please register at least 30 min early, as it takes the system 15-20 minutes to send the registration Zoom link. Otherwise, we cannot guarantee you will be accepted into the session on time.