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    Bill Plympton Qualifies "Cheatin'" For Oscar Consideration

    On Tuesday evening, August 12, Bill Plympton gave a presentation and complete screening of his seventh and newest animated feature, Cheatin’, for a packed house of ASIFA-Hollywood members, at the DreamWorks Studios in Glendale. This presentation was a preview for the U.S. premiere of Cheatin’, at th...

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    ShortsHD Acquires Bill Plympton's Library of Shorts and Features for Distribution.

    The short movie channel ShortsHD has acquired animator Bill Plympton's entire library of shorts and features for distribution. They are the company that distributes all the Oscar nominated shorts in theaters and Plympton is supporting the acquisition by shooting intros and outro segments to tie in w...

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    Immersed in Movies: Bill Plympton Talks 'Cheatin''

    After a successful opening in France and a slew of festival awards, Bill Plympton's noirish Cheatin' -- his most daring feature to date -- is still having a tough time getting theatrical distribution here at home. It just goes to show that there's still a lot of prejudice against adult animation whe...

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    EXCLUSIVE: "Happy Valentines Day" from Bill Plympton

    Courtesy of of friends at Brooklyn's Animation Block Party, a special trailer created especially for this day by famed independent animator Bill Plympton,.

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    Watch: 'The Simpsons' Unveil a Third Couch Gag From Bill Plympton

    "The Simpsons" sure love them some Bill Plympton. The indie animator provided the couch gag for tonight's episode, his third for the long-running Fox series, and it's a great one in Plympton's signature style involving flipping through surreal universes.

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    The New York Television Festival's Independent Pilot Competition Picks Include Bill Plympton, Michael Showalter, Lorenzo Lamas

    Founded in 2005, the New York Television Festival (running this year from October 22-27) strives to do for the medium of TV what film festivals often do for cinema -- to provide a platform for independent work and, perhaps, in this case through network deals, a way to get it seen by a larger au...

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    Watch: Exclusive Clip of Bill Plympton Talking About Animation Great Winsor McCay in New Doc

    ShortsHD, the network dedicated to short films, recently broadcast the world premiere of "Bill Plympton Restores McCay's 'The Flying House,'" a documentary short about how Plympton and his team are working to restore one of the earliest animations by the father of animation, Wi...

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    Watch: Bill Plympton's Couch Gag From This Week's 'Simpsons'

    If the distinctive animation style of the couch gag that launched last night's episode of "The Simpsons" looked familiar (and very non-Springfield standard), that's because it's the work of indie animator Bill Plympton ("Idiots and Angels," "I Married a Strange Person!"). The extended sequence, whic...

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    Animation: Private Snafu And Bill Plympton

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