Skwigly Podcast: Bill Plympton (Plymptoons)


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In the latest episode of the Skwigly Animation Podcast we’re delighted to welcome back New York-based, twice-Oscar-nominated indie animation legend Bill Plympton of Plymptoons. With a long-established reputation as one of the scene’s most prolific artists, Bill has recently added to a filmography of over fifty shorts and six features with two more of the latter, in the form of the mixed-media mockumentary Hitler’s Folly (presenting an alternative universe in which Adolf Hitler pursued a career in animation) and the upcoming Revengeance, a collaboration with kindred spirit Jim Lujan.

Also discussed in this episode: Progression in animated family films (and Daily Fail readers’ embarrassing resistance to it) amongst new trailers for upcoming features Finding Dory, Sing and Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires!

Stream the latest episode below or direct download here.

To catch up on the podcast so far be sure to visit the Podcasts section of the site and, so as not to miss out on any future episodes, you can subscribe on iTunes!

About the Author

Ben Mitchell is a Bristol-based animation/post-production freelancer, independent director, composer and graphic novelist. As a freelancer he has produced animation work for CBeebies, Channel 4, Plymptoons, Somethin'...


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