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New “Pups Of Liberty” Short Showcases Veteran Animation Talent

New "Pups Of Liberty" Short Showcases Veteran Animation Talent

Animators Bert and Jennifer Klein have spent the last few years producing their independent “Pups Of Liberty” educational shorts the old fashioned way – hand crafting traditional animation using some of the best talents working today, many of them former (and current) Disney animators. 

The latest short, Pups of Liberty: The Dog-claration of Independence, the second film in the series, features great animation by Mark Henn, Dale Baer, and Ruben Aquino (all veterans of Disney Feature Animation). Here’s a little behind the scene video that describes their process.


One wonderful thing about Pups is that both films (so far) are available streaming for free. “Our first priority is to get the materials out to students and teachers so they can be used in the classroom and home,” says  producer Jennifer Cardon Klein. DVDS are also available for purchase at izzit.org and Amazon.  

In an effort to help spread the word of this worthwhile project, here’s the latest short:

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