Interview with Bill Plympton: People are obsessed with their bodies

August 6, 2009

During the Animafest, back in June, I have visited master class by cartoonist Bill Plympton where he was talking about his approach to cartoons and showed us some of his latest films. Afterward, we sat and talked a little bit on his career, influences and animation…

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Pocket cinema: Bill Plympton’s short films

July 22, 2009

Bill Plympton has an awkward sense of humour while portraying characters in his animated films of which Dog, Horny Chicken, woman, man, Santa, Angel are most popular.

Here are four short animated films by Bill Plympton to introduce you with his distinguished style of making cartoons: Plymtoons, How To Make Love To A Woman, Guard Dog and Guide Dog.


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De Profundis – Miguelanxo Prado’s streak of drawings on movable trip

July 7, 2009

For those of us hooked up to Miguelanxo Prado‘s atmospheric and, kind of Borgesian graphic novels, animated film ‘De Profundis – The Sound of the Sea‘ was simply an extended version of artist’s imaginative and poetic world.

This film has all complexity of the novel structure that characterizes Prado’s work with interlaced elements, like music and fluid atmosphere that simply slide on the big screen the idea of deep Ocean life and parallel, the idea of deep artist’s imaginarium inherited from his life experiences.


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Pocket cinema: We are the Strange

July 5, 2009

Today, we will watch together animated feature film ‘We are the Strange‘ which I saw at Animafest almost a month or two ago, created by cult artist among computer geeks – M dot Strange.

M dot Strange fairly gave to the internet community HD version of his latest film… This film won a bunch of awards at international film festivals over the last two years… not to mention M dot Strange’s animation originality… this film suits perfectly ‘computer games and gadgets’ geeks, definitely… so, if you already missed it, sit and watch…


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