Episodes

October 20, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 144: Why you really need to watch “Maya and the Three”

Drew Taylor talks with Jorge Gutierrez & Sandra Equihua about Netflix’s ambitious new animated mini-series came togetherDrew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s show by paying tribute to David H. DePatie & Ruthie Tompson. Then Drew talks with Jorge Gutierrez & Sandra Equihua about Netflix’s ambitious new animated mini-series came together

October 12, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 143: Why “War Eagles” never went into production

Drew & Jim reflect on how much they enjoyed the Season One finale of “Marvel’s ‘What If?’ “

October 07, 2021

Wondery Preview: Who, When Wow! with Rebecca Sheir

Join host Rebecca Sheir on auditory journeys into the lives of history's unsung heroes and amazing humans who make us say "WOW!"

October 06, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor Episode 142: How “Muppets Haunted Mansion” got made

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill talk with writer / director Kirk Thatcher about his nearly 30-year-long quest to get a Halloween-themed Muppet movie or TV show produced.

September 29, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 141: Meet the directors of Disney’s “Encanto”

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill talk the “Mario Bros.” movie. Cabazon Dinosaurs and Encanto

September 21, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 140: Craig Gillespie talks about directing Disney’s “Cruella”

Drew shares his thoughts on the new Disney+ series, “Star Wars Visions”

September 14, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 139: How the University of Oregon got Donald Duck as its mascot

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start talk about “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” and reveal which Blu-rays the Disney Movie Club is exclusively making available to its concierge level members

September 07, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 138: Remembering Ed Asner (1929 - 2021)

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill share Greg Weisman’s heartfelt tribute to the veteran performer who voiced Hudson on Disney’s “Gargoyles”

August 31, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 137: Mickey & Spidey compete for preschool audience

Drew Taylor talks about his last minute trip to Las Vegas and what he saw at CinemaCon. Jim Hill shares how the “Archer” production team plans to pay tribute to Jessica Walter

August 24, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 136: How Jeffrey Katzenberg tripped up “Toys”

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill talk “Cruella 2”, “Hotel Transylvania: Transformania. and why Robin Williams got so mad at the Mouse back in late 1992 / early 1993 over the way “Aladdin” was being promoted

August 17, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 135: What happens next with "Hotel Transylvania 4"

Drew TayDrew talks about his recent trip to the Disneyland Resort and the Pixar veteran he bumped into

August 10, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 134: Kirk DeMicco talks about the making of “VIVO”

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill interview the director of the animated feature Lin Manuel Miranda spent 11 years shepherding to the screen.

August 03, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 133: Deleted scenes & storylines from Pixar’s “Luca”

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill take a look back at “DuckTales The Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp,” which was the last Walt Disney Animation Studios film that was produced using cel animation.

July 27, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 132: Pixar and WDI collaborate on projects for Disney Parks

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill start off this week’s episode bComicConAtHome2021 news and Jim talks with Tasha Sounart about creating the new “Coco” sequence for “Mickey’s PhilharMagic”

July 20, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 131: Meet the writers of “Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans”

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill chat with Dan & Kevin Hageman about DreamWorks Animation’s new full-length feature which will then wrap up the “Tales of Arcadia” feature

July 13, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 130: How the director of “Space Jam” carved out a new legacy

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill talk with Malcolm D. Lee about the challenges he faced while working on his first big FX film

July 06, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 129: Is a return to Portorosso in Disney+’s future?

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill interview Tom McGrath, the director of DreamWorks Animation’s “The Boss Baby: Family Business”

June 29, 2021

Fine Tooning Drew Taylor - Episode 128: Meet the makers of Disney Zenimation

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill share a lengthy interview with David Bess of Walt Disney Animation Studios & Shannon Mills of Skywalker Sound

June 23, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 127: Why “Hotel Transylvania: Transformania” shifted its release date to October

Drew Tailor & Jim Hill talk about what Adult Swim their recent animated show “Tuca & Bertie' and discuss why the audience for feature-length animated films maybe isn’t quite ready to return to their local multiplex

June 15, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 126: Zenimation shines a spotlight on the true artistry of Disney Animation

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill reveal what Disney+’s new “Monsters at Work” animated series has in common with “Planes: Fire & Rescue”

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June 09, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 125: Meet the director & producer of Pixar’s “Luca”

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill talk with Enrico Casarosa & Andrea Warren about the challenges of making a full length animated feature during a pandemic.

June 01, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 124:: Remember when DreamWorks Animation made tradigital films

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill look at the 2002 film that inspired “Spirit Riding Free” & “Spirit Untamed”

May 25, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 123: Why Disney’s “Gremlins” movie never got off the ground

Drew Taylor talk about the “Walt Disney Studios and World War II” exhibition at the Walt Disney Family Museum

May 18, 2021

Fine Tooning with Drew Taylor - Episode 122: Why the “Roger Rabbit” sequels all stalled out

Drew Taylor & Jim Hill talk about Steven Spielberg’s complicated relationship with the Walt Disney Company