Typin’ Toons is a podcast that explores the craft and career of writing for animation.

New episodes every other Thursday.

Latest Episodes

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Ep 4 - TV is a Team Sport with Elise Alle‪n
February 25, 2021
Episode 4 guest Elise Allen is an author (Gabby Duran, Twinchantment) and TV Writer/Story Editor/Showrunner (Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Dinosaur Train, The Lion Guard, Abby Hatcher, Rainbow Rangers). She shares her tales of moving to LA, working as an assistant, writing for Furbies (yes THE Furby), and more... then answers questions about how to be a good team player in the writers' room and beyond.
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Ep 3 - Staying Passionate with Kevin Hopps
February 11, 2021
In this episode, writer and story editor Kevin Hopps (One Day at a Time, Animaniacs, Darkwing Duck, Star Wars Rebels, Young Justice, The Lion Guard, etc...) shares his journey to writing for animation -- including his time as Norman Lear's driver and a stint as a car salesman -- and then provides guidance for staying passionate about the work.
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Ep 2 - Networking with Aydrea Walden
January 28, 2021
Aydrea Walden (Disney, Nickelodeon, Amazon, Mattel) walks us through her journey from journalism to animation, then eases fears about networking by offering some great tips & hacks... Plus, she shares a few horror stories to make us all feel better.
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