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Claire Keane // Art & Stories

 

 

Podcasts / Radio


PODCAST & RADIO INTERVIEWS


 
 

PAPERWINGS #33 

Join us today as we discuss humanizing your fictional characters, the versatile power of line, leaving Disney and Claire’s new artistic path… (...more here)


OATLEY ACADEMY

Claire Keane (Disney, Penguin Random House), Jenn Ely (Laika, Google, Dreamworks) and Brian McDonald (Pixar, Disney, Industrial Light & Magic) and I have created a unique conference designed to help you become the great visual storyteller you are meant to be.  (...more here)


THE FRAME // 89.3 KPCC

This week, her first children’s book, "Once Upon A Cloud," arrived in bookstores. But when Keane spoke with The Frame’s host John Horn earlier this week, we had the unexpected pleasure of providing her with her first look at a final copy. (...more here)

 


THE CREATIVE WRITER'S TOOLBELT #22

This episode is an interview with artist and children’s writer and illustrator, Claire Keane. Until 2013 Claire was based at Disney studios where she worked as a visual development artist. She contributed to two animated feature films, "Frozen" which was released last year, and "Tangled", which she worked on with her father, the animator Glen Keane. I invited Claire on to the show because of her interest in character development and story and sincerity and integrity in art. We had a great conversation, I hope you enjoy it. (...more here)


BANCROFT BROTHERS ANIMATION PODCAST #29

In this installment of the Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast, Tom and Tony Bancroft sit down with the lovely Claire Keane to pick her brain about family, her career at Disney in Visual Development, and leaving Disney to write and illustrate her own children’s books. Good times ahead in this episode! Listen here


STORIES OF THE MAGIC

In this episode I get to share with you an interview I’d been very much looking forward to, visual development artist, illustrator, and author Claire Keane. That name may sound familiar to you, and you’ll find out why very soon. Listen here


ANIMATION INTERVIEWS PODCAST: WOMEN IN ANIMATION

The third and last installment of the Women in Animation series finishes with an interview from Claire Keane.  Claire is the daughter of legendary Disney animator Glen Keane and the granddaughter of Family Circus creator Bil Keane.  She worked as a visual development artist at Disney for several years before breaking out on her own to start a freelance career she is kicking off with a new children's picture book. Highlights: Whitney dubs Claire Keane a Queen of Animation. When growing up in art-inspired family, Claire didn’t lack support. She drew her first picture at eighteen months old and then she drew princesses, lots of princesses, families, and children. Listen here