PLYMPTOONS: THE SHORTS OF BILL PLYMPTON
Showings
Scene 1Fri, Mar 4, 2016 10:00 PM Event Date Passed
 
Series Info
Series:Special Event
Film Info
Rating:Not Rated
Director:Bill Plympton
Description

DIALOGUE: director Bill Plympton in person! Q&A moderated by Peter Chanthanakone

Presented as part of Green Graven Comedy Festival

Green Gravel proudly presents an evening with Oscar-nominated animator and cartoonist Bill Plympton. Plympton's work has been featured on MTV, in The New Yorker and more. The screening will conclude with a brief Q&A with Mr. Plympton. Admission will be $5 for individual tickets or free for pass-holders.

ABOUT BILL PLYMPTON

Mr. Plympton is considered the King of Indie Animation and is the first person to hand draw an entire animated feature film.

Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, he graduated from Portland State University in Graphic Design. Bill Plympton moved to New York City in 1968. He began his career creating cartoons for publications such as New York Times, National Lampoon, Playboy and Screw.

In 1987 he was nominated for an Oscar® for his animated short "Your Face". In 2005, Bill received another Oscar® nomination, this time for a short film "Guard Dog". "Push Comes to Shove" another short film, won the prestigious Cannes 1991 Palme d'Or.

After producing many shorts that appeared on MTV and Spike and Mike's, he turned his talent to feature films. Since 1991 he's made 10 feature films, 7 of them, "The Tune", "Mondo Plympton", "I Married A Strange Person", "Mutant Aliens", "Hair High", "Idiots and Angels", and "Cheatin'" are all animated features.

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