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The Paul Zimnisky Diamond Analytics Podcast provides a look into the global diamond industry with leading analyst Paul Zimnisky. Each episode features a full-length interview with a special guest to discuss the diamond industry and related topics while sharing interesting observations, thoughts and analysis. A wide range of guests from around the world have joined the show from all segments of the diamond supply chain and beyond, including: exploration geologists, jewelry designers, marketin ...
 
www.facebook.com/lightboxmix | A continuous mix of classic house tracks, inspired by the Lightbox at Fire nightclub in Vauxhall, London. The mix lasts a mind-boggling 10 HOURS and includes OVER 100 CLASSIC TRACKS divided into five parts of around two hours. COLLECT THEM ALL! Recommended for fans of these artists: Freemasons / Gadjo / Seamus Haji / Deux / Sia / Stonebridge / Kylie / Axwell / Sunfreakz / Imogen Heap / Mason / Fonzerelli / Ian Carey / Edward Maya / David Guetta / DJ Delicious & ...
 
Twin animators Tom and Tony Bancroft get together and talk about their Disney Animation past, the present animation business, and the future of animation. Interviews with talented artists, inspirational words, and wild speculation will help you grow as a person - or not. Sponsored by TaughtByAPro.com - your destination for the art instruction you need. See http://taughtbyapro.com for online animation, character design, illustration, comic arts, cartoon creation and more.
 
From the crazy homeland of carnivals and legendary club events, Brazilian Artist Kerol Garcia has graced the club scene from Brazil to Ibiza and London. Performing in front of thousands of club goers with her unique sound of House, Tech House and commercial House, She has quickly become a very sort after DJ within the circuit. Leaving Brazil in 2006 to move to London, Kerol studied at the London School of Sound, fine-tuning her skills as a DJ up until 2008. Also recently completing her advan ...
 
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While the cat is away, the mouse will play! With Tom out of town, Tony goes it alone with long time friend and Character Designer of the OG Kim Possible and Clerks, Stephen Silver! Tony and Stephen have an informal discussion about artistic influences, finding joy in your life and his new job as a artistic recruiter at Walt Disney TV Animation. He …
 
Divisional Manager at Corona Jewelry Company (Canada’s largest jewelry manufacturer) and Responsible Jewellery Council executive committee member, Jon Phillips, returns to the show to discuss current circumstances impacting the diamond and jewelry trade. Paul and Jon begin by discussing the latest impact that sanctions on Russian diamonds are havin…
 
George Prout joins the show to discuss an array of topics related to lab-grown diamonds. George is the President of the Independent Division of Craft Diamonds, the lab-grown diamond entity within Hari Krishna, which is a De Beers Sightholder and one of the largest diamond mid-stream companies in the world. The conversation begins with George tellin…
 
In this episode of the Paul Zimnisky Diamond Analytics Podcast, Paul is joined by industry marketing legend Stephen Lussier. The episode begins with Paul sharing his “wish list” for the diamond industry. Next, the two discuss how the industry should reinvest profits from a record 2021. Then, Stephen explains why he sees men’s diamond jewelry as one…
 
The Bancroft Brothers go back to the "well" in this follow up to one of our most popular podcast subjects: Telling some stories about when we were at Disney in the 90s to 2000s. In this episode, Tom finally tells his "Wedding story" that almost ended his marriage before it started and all of it was planned by Tony and the Disney crew! Stay till the…
 
Avi Krawitz, Rapaport’s Senior Analyst and News Editor, joins Paul from Tel Aviv for a timely discussion on the diamond industry. The conversation begins with Paul and Avi discussing what was happening in diamonds 15 years ago when Avi began covering the industry. Paul then shares his view on how current economic conditions in the U.S. could impact…
 
Diamond wholesaler Mel Moss from Regal Imports in Vancouver joins the show again for a candid conversation about the current state of the diamond industry. The episode starts off with Mel giving an account of his experience going to the Soviet Union to buy diamonds in the early 1980’s. Next, Paul and Mel discuss their thoughts on the impact that U.…
 
In this episode, George Hadary of high-jewelry boutique Astteria, joins the show to discuss the exceptional stone market. The conversation starts with George telling the story of how he got into the business and how he attracts clients. The two then discuss what is driving demand in the high-jewelry market and George provides an anecdote of a ~6-ca…
 
In this episode, Rory Moore, CEO of Arctic Canadian Diamond Company (ACDC), joins Paul to discuss an array of interesting diamond-related topics. The conversation begins with the two discussing underwater diamond mining and ACDC’s strategy to test a remote underwater mining strategy at the company’s Ekati mine to prolong its conventional life. The …
 
Ok, let’s get into it: NFT’s! The BBros discuss the controversy that is the NFT marketplace. Is it a great new business option for artists? We speak with Gal Yosef an artist who’s life was dramatically changed 2 years ago all because of his art being sold as NFTs. Yosef breaks down the most important elements to success in NFTs and makes sense of i…
 
Artist and jewelry designer Reena Ahluwalia returns to the show. The conversation starts with Reena explaining how and why she recently immersed herself in the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Paul and Reena then take a step back and discuss what NFTs (and the Metaverse) are in a more general sense. The two then discuss what NFTs mean for the d…
 
Brothers, John and Ken Armstrong, both high-profile professionals in the diamond mining industry, join Paul for a special three-way conversation on an array of diamond-related topics. The conversation begins with John and Ken sharing their background stories leading up to their current roles as Vice President of Lucara Diamond and CEO of North Arro…
 
Did you know that the hugely popular Veggietales was the FIRST computer animated series? In this podcast, hear from Veggitales creator Phil Vischer about how he created his revolutionary series about Christian vegetables, it's rise to success and how he lost it. Also, some amazing early computer animation history- all in this fun, live episode!…
 
Academy Award nominated director and co-creators Alberto Mielgo and Leo Sanchez join the Bancroft twins to discuss their “Best Animated Short film”, Windshield Wiper. It’s a story of passion that lasted 7 years in the making! Listen to two innovators discuss how they stayed focused inbetween creating Hollywood hit films to create a masterpiece that…
 
Diamond and jewelry industry journalist and author Rob Bates joins the show for a third time. The episode begins with a brief conversation about Rob’s new fiction novel “Murder is Not a Girl’s Best Friend” and how he manages his time between writing, his day job and family. Next, Paul and Rob exchange thoughts on Signet Jewelers’ launch of lab-grow…
 
Where do you go if you were a Pixar animator, animated and directed for Tonko House and now produce Academy-nominated short films like last years, Opera and this years VR short Namoo (fingers crossed)? Well, The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast of course! The BBros sit down with the ever creative Erick Oh and talk about his ambitions for storyte…
 
ALROSA’s Deputy CEO and head of the company’s United Selling Organization, Evgeny Agureev, joins the show from Moscow, Russia. Paul and Evgeny begin by discussing the current state of diamond industry fundamentals and whether the “good times will last.” Next, Evgeny shares his thoughts on ALROSA’s short, medium, and longer-term supply potential. Th…
 
The Bancroft Brothers sit down to discuss the new HULU "Animaniacs" series with the Supervising Character Designer Genevieve Tsai and Animation director Scott O'Brien! It was a fun talk about all things geeky 2d Animation, retaining the look of the original 90s hit series, and where things might be headed next for these two amazing creators!…
 
In this episode, Amish Shah, of integrated man-made diamond company ALTR Created Diamonds, joins the show for a candid, high-level discussion on the lab-grown diamond business. The conversation starts with Amish providing a glimpse into the company’s production method and supply profile. Next, Paul and Amish discuss the upstream segment of the indu…
 
Paul talks with Grant Erskine and Dr. John Watling of Source Certain International, a Perth, Australia-based provenance verification technology company that is tracking diamonds using their chemical signature. The conversation begins with Paul discussing the diamond industry’s need for a reliable provenance tracing strategy –and why a chemical sign…
 
When you have the legendary Chris Sanders-the director and creator of “Lilo and Stitch”, “How to Train Your Dragon”, “The Croods” and many more- on your podcast- what do you ask him? If you’re Tom and Tony Bancroft, you dig deep and get behind the scenes info on all of these historic films! Listen to this one, you won’t regret it!…
 
In this episode, Paul talks to well-known diamond industry veteran James AH. Campbell, currently the managing director of Botswana Diamonds, a diamond exploration and development company with assets in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe. The conversation starts off with James talking about the early days in his career and about his experience work…
 
Author Matthew Hart rejoins the show upon the debut of his latest thriller novel “Ice Angel.” The conversation begins with Matthew providing a glimpse into his new book (a follow up to “The Russian Pink”) which involves the murder of a diamond prospector in the Canadian North and a plot that parallels the current geopolitical climate between the U.…
 
Inspired by a story about Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's start, Tony jumps into how we got our start into the animation industry. Besides rugged good looks, we quickly discover that "Drive" is something we share with those superstars. This podcast is about what drives an artist to have a life-long passion for what they do. Do you have the drive that …
 
Created-gem pioneer Tom Chatham joins the show to tell the history behind his eponymously-named company and to discuss an array of topics related to lab-created diamonds and other gems. The conversation starts off with Tom telling the very interesting story of his father, Carroll, who at a very young age successfully grew commercial-quality emerald…
 
In this episode, sans- Tom, It’s Tony vs. the Forces of Fun as he interviews the wonderful and witty creator of Star Vs. The Forces of Evil, Daron Nefcy! lWe examine what it takes to create a show that is very personal to you like Star is to Nefcy. The show is one part Anime, one part crazy princess fantasy and all parts butt-kickery- just like our…
 
Veteran mining executive Mark Brennan joins the show to discuss an array of topics related to commodities and economics. The conversation begins with Paul and Mark discussing the performance of gold during the pandemic and what current fundamentals could mean for future prices. The two then discuss the current debate around inflation and the impact…
 
Supervising on Space Jam: A New Legacy - Tom and Tony are honored to sit down with #animation industry legend Devin Crane as he tells stories of his start in animation working with Disney legends while still a teen, working on Iron Giant while still a student at CalArts and becoming the first Production Designer and Animation Director “hyphenate” E…
 
Stanley Mathuram of SCS Global Services joins the show to discuss the company’s foray into diamond sustainability certification. The episode begins with Stanley explaining why SCS is just now getting into diamonds even though the company has provided sustainability certification (more broadly) for jewelry for years. The conversation then moves to h…
 
Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) expert and activist Cristina Villegas joins the show from Washington, DC. The conversation starts with a discussion on how the world of ASM employs 40 million people globally, a third of which are women; as Cristina describes “in most cases they are rural villagers trying to make a living.” Cristina then provi…
 
In Part 4 of our “Animation Revolution” series the brothers Bancroft speak with Spire Animation co-founders Brad Lewis and P.J. Gunsagar. Find out how a Pixar vet teamed up with a tech entrepreneur to create the next big thing in Indy animation studios!By Bancroft Brothers
 
Mel Moss, a Canadian diamond wholesaler with over four decades of experience, joins the show to share his thoughts on an array of relevant and timely topics impacting the diamond industry today. The conversation starts with Mel recounting his memory of when Canadian diamonds first hit the market in the 1990’s. The two then discuss the concept of “d…
 
In part 3 of our “Animation Revolution”, Tony and Tom discuss where the independent industry is headed, the opportunities that students now have WHILE they learn and Tom discusses how, after all these years, he’s ready to get animation vets to join him and start Pencilish Animation Studios to create the next 2D animation shows with our fans!…
 
Jewelry designer and entrepreneur Catherine Sarr joins the show to discuss her journey of building ALMASIKA into a successful brand which is sold around the world and worn by celebrities including: Reese Witherspoon, Alicia Keys, Oliva Munn, Zoë Kravitz and Lizzo. The discussion starts with Catherine telling the story of how she transitioned from w…
 
In part 2 in our "Animation Revolution" series where the "Twin Bros who knows" explore new trends in the industry and how it is evolving into a more independent and international industry- they interview Fraser MacLean, 2D animation vet, author, and international animation instructor. They discuss how doors are opening for young animation creators …
 
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