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Bottle Cap Interviews 4: Brett Bean

Last fall I had the chance to interview Brett Bean, a freelance visual development artist and concept designer. Brett gives us the run down on how he got his start in the industry,  and some of his inspirations. Brett has worked for companies such as Disney TV, Nickelodeon, Henson’s Creature Shop, Riot Games, Wizards of the Coast, Space Time Studios, Big Idea Entertainment/ Dreamworks, Hasbro and more.

Brett will be at San Diego Comic Con 2015 at exhibitor table F-8.

Check out Brett’s website at: Drawn To It Studios
Twitter: @2dbean

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Bottle Cap Interviews 3: John Giang

Today we’re joined by John Giang a concept artist at ILM. He has worked on films such as Avengers Age of Ultron, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2014, Captian America Winter Soldier, Pacific Rim and more! John gives us a run down on how he got started in the industry, past work and some of his inspirations!

Stop by John’s booth at San Diego Comic Con 2015 at Table H-09 down aisle 900.

Check out John’s work at: Orbital Harvest
Twitter: @orbitalharvest

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Bottle Cap Interviews 2: Mark McDonnell

This week we’re joined by Mark McDonnell a character designer and instructor in the animation industry. He gives us a rundown as to how he started as an artist, and how he broke into the industry. We also chat about how he started as an instructor, and his personal inspirations and mentors.

Check out Mark’s work at: Cre8tiveMarks
Check out video instruction offered by Mark at: Cre8tiveMarks University

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Check out video instruction offered by Mark at: Cre8tiveMarks University

Bottle Cap Interviews 1: David Colman

Welcome to Bottle Cap Interviews, a new interview podcast featuring artist, designers, writers and filmmakers ranging across the entertainment industry. We’ll be releasing new episodes every two weeks!

We’re joined by David Colman an illustrator, character designer and story artist from the animation industry, and he tells us his experiences entering the animation industry and how he started as an artist.

You can check out David’s work at David’s Doodles
Twitter: @davidsdoodles27

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Gamebalaya Podcast 47: 08-19-14 – A Jill Sandwich

This week we are joined by David and Lydia as we talk about Gamescom and the flurry of news that has come from it. We talk about 2K delaying Evolve, Tomb Raider becoming exclusive on Xbox, Call of Duty: Advance Warfare Day Zero edition, the return of Sierra Games, World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor, the return of the Jill sandwich, Silent Hills and the P.T. demo, Twitch getting bought out and their change in V.O.D policies, Halo 5 beta, Guild Wars 2 updates and more!

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Bottle Cap Interviews: Coming Soon!

Bottle Cap Interviews, a new project from Gamebalaya coming to you on August 22nd!

Interviews with Artists, Game Designers & Writers from the entertainment industry!

Gamebalaya Podcast 46: 08-01-14 – Drop a Sample Into The Reactor

This week we are joined by David, Lydia and Gabe as we talk about our adventures at San Diego Comic-Con! We also talk about GameStop, the types of people you see in pre-order lines, Homefront 2, Deep Silver, Crytek, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Battlefield Hardline, Google buying Twitch, Escape Dead Island, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris, Youtuber controversy, Destiny, The Crew, MechWarrior Online and more!

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Gamebalaya Podcast 45: 07-18-14 – Free Range Sims

This week we are joined by David, Lydia and Gabe as we talk about the lack of sadistic torture methods in the new upcoming Sims 4. We also discuss objectivity and subjectivity in video game reviews, the state of the MMO industry, Valve, Destiny, Doom 4, Battleborn, Microsoft Layoffs, Tekken 7, the EVO tournament, Cliff Bleszinski, Blue Streak, and more!

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Gamebalaya Podcast 44: 07-06-14 – You’re Quite Good At Turning Me On

This week we talk about Oculus Rift, Doom 4, Vegas buffets and more!

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Gamebalaya Podcast 43 : 06-20-14 – The Electronic Three Review

We sit down and review this year’s E3. We talk about Nintendo, Splatoon, Evolve, Sony, Microsoft, Forza Horizon 2, Destiny, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Battlefield Hardline, Far Cry 4, Rainbow Six Siege, Assassin’s Creed: Unity and much more!

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