News Merchandise Reviews Biography Gallery Scrapbook
Contact Guestbook Newsletter
Plymptoons
News
Subscribe to Newsletter
Appearances & Events

UPCOMING EVENTS - SEPTEMBER

Bill's first stop in September will be at the Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival, Sept. 8-11. Bill will introduce a special collection of new short animated films, including "Wisdom Tooth" by Don Hertzfeldt, "Masks" by Pat Smith, "The Mouse That Soared" by Kyle Bell, "Place Stamp Here" by Joy Vaccese and Noelle Melody, and "Thought of You" by Ryan Woodward. Also included will be Bill's own new shorts, "Summer Bummer" and the Weird Al music video "TMZ". The screening will take place on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 7 pm at the Katherine Cornell Theatre. Click here for tickets and more information.

Next it's on to the Burbank Film Festival in California, Sept. 15-18 for a screening of the documentary "Adventures in Plymptoons" on Sunday, September 18 at 3:30 pm. In addition to being an honoree, Bill is the presenter for this year's inaugural "Plympton Award for Indie Animation" which will go to an entrant of the Burbank International Film Festival, annually. Also, Bill will host a Master Class, lecture and drawing demonstration with a screening of select shorts and music videos. Click here for tickets and more information.

Then it's on to the Woodstock Film Festival, for another program of animated shorts, including "Book Girl & Cabinet Girl" by Jane Wu, "The Deep" by PES, "Enrique Wrecks the World" by David Chai, "Grandpa Looked Like William Powell" by David Levy, "Masks" by Patrick Smith, Bill's music video "TMZ", and more. The screening will be held at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock on Sept. 24 at 2 pm, and at the Upstate Films II theater in Rhinebeck on Sept. 25 at 4:15 pm. Also the Woodstock Film Festival will be screening "Adventures in Plymptoons" on Friday, Sept. 23 at 4 pm at the Upstate Film II Theater in Rhinebeck and on Saturday Sept. 24 at 11:45 am at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock. Plus FREE POP CHIPS! Click here for more information.

Also in upstate New York, there will be special screenings of Bill Plympton's films at the Dryden Theater of the George Eastman House in Rochester, starting with "The Tune" on Sept. 15, a program of animated Plympton shorts on Sept. 22, and "Idiots and Angels" on Oct. 1. And on Thursday, Sept. 29 there will be a special screening of "Adventures in Plymptoons", directed by Alexia Anastasio. Bill will be in attendance for the screenings on Sept. 29 and Oct. 1. Click here for more information.

And on September 27, there will be a special screening of "Idiots and Angels" at the State Theater in New Brunswick, NJ at 8 pm. Bill will be on-hand to introduce the film, and do a Q&A session after. Bill will also read and sign his new autobiography, Independently Animated. Plus, a special onstage conversation hosted by cartoonist and Plympton fan Patrick McDonnell, the creator of the comic strip MUTTS. Click here for more information.

From there, it's on to the Bend Film Festival in Bend, Oregon, for a wide variety of screenings. First up are screenings of the short "Guard Dog Global Jam" on Oct. 6, 7 and 9, and then the Pacific Northwest premiere of "Adventures in Plymptoons", on Friday, Oct. 7, 2:45 pm at the Tower Theater, and on Sat., Oct. 8, 9 pm at the Regal Old Mill.

Also being screened at the Bend Film Festival is "Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest", a film directed by Kevin Sean Michaels and featuring animation by Perry Chen and design by Bill Plympton, screening on Oct. 7 and 8. Finally, Bill Plympton and Alexia Anastasio will speak on a panel about Crowdfunding and Creative Marketing on Friday, Oct. 7, 10 am at McMenamin's (Old St. Francis School). For more information on the Bend Festival: click here.

Also in Bend, Oregon, Bill Plympton is holding a private dinner on October 7 at 900 Wall Restaurant. This will be limited to 12 seats to make it an intimate evening, This dinner will be $150 per person which includes meal (alcoholic beverages not included). This a rare opportunity to meet Bill, as he will answer your questions and offer insight into an ever-changing field. Funds raised will be used to benefit I Believe Productions, and everyone at the dinner will get a caricature by Bill Plympton. For tickets: Click here for tickets.

Then it's back to New York City for the big New York Comic-Con at the Javits Center, October 13-16. Started in 2006, this event has gotten bigger every year, and is now the biggest pop culture convention on the East Coast.. Bill will have a booth selling his DVD's, artwork, and copies of his new book "Independently Animated". Don't miss out on this event, get your tickets here.

Following Comic-Con, Bill will travel to the Flip Festival in the UK, October 27-29. The festival will be screening "Adventures in Plymptoons", "Guard Dog Global Jam", and "Ingrid Pitt: Beyond The Forest". Also, Bill will host a Master Class and drawing demonstration, with a selection of his shorts and music videos. Click here for more information.

FULL SCREENING SCHEDULE

IDIOTS AND ANGELS:
•Animanima, Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina, September 7-10, 2011
•State Theatre, New Brunswick NJ, September 27
•George Eastman House, Rochester NY, September 29

THE COW WHO WANTED TO BE A HAMBURGER:
•World Festival of Animated Film Varna, Sofia, Bulgaria, Sept. 8-12, 2011
•George Eastman House, Rochester NY, September 22
•Comedy Cluj Festival, Romania, October 14-23
•Granada Intl Young Filmmakers Festival, Granada, Spain, Oct. 22-29
•Deboshir Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia, Oct.-Nov.

GUARD DOG GLOBAL JAM:
•London Intl Animation Festival, London UK, August 26-September 4, 2011
•Athens Intl Film Festival, Athens, Greece, September 14-25
•Ottawa Animation Festival, Ottawa, Ontario, Sept. 21-25
•Sitges Festival Intl de Cinema Fantastic, Sitges, Spain, Oct. 6-16
•Chicago Intl Film Festival, Chicago IL, Oct. 6-20
•El Ojo Cojo Festival, Madrid, Spain, Oct. 7-16
•Deboshir Film Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia, Oct.-Nov.

ADVENTURES IN PLYMPTOONS:
•Burbank Film Festival, Burbank CA, Sept. 15-18
•Woodstock Film Festival, Woodstock NY, Sept. 21-25
•George Eastman House, Rochester NY, Sept. 29
•Bend Film Festival, Bend OR, Oct. 6-9
•San Francisco Documentary Film Festival, Oct. 13-16
•DokLeipzig, Leipzig, Germany, Oct. 17-23
•Flip Festival, Wolverhampton, UK, Oct. 27-30
•St. Louis International Film Festival, Nov. 10-20

INGRID PITT: BEYOND THE FOREST:
•Burbank Film Festival, Burbank CA, Sept. 15-18
•Calgary International Film Festival, Sept. 23-Oct. 2
•Bend Film Festival, Bend OR, Oct. 6-9
•San Francisco Documentary Film Festival, Oct. 13-16
•Flip Festival, Wolverhampton, UK, Oct. 27-30
•St. Louis International Film Festival, Nov. 10-20

Come see Bill's films at a festival near you! As always, please check with each festival for exact screening dates, times and ticket information.

IDIOTS AND ANGELS DVD

You can now ORDER copies of the DVD release of Bill Plympton's animated feature "Idiots and Angels" by visiting the store here.

You can also add "Idiots and Angels" to your Netflix queue here.

VISIT BILL:

Visit the Bill Plympton web-site for up-to-date screening info, important announcements, and the full line of Plymptoons merchandise - DVDs, books, posters, and the Ultimate Fan Package (5 DVDs, 3 books, 2 CDs and 2 posters at a reduced price!)

FOLLOW BILL:

SCRIBBLE JUNKIES BLOG

BILL'S SCRAPBOOK

FACEBOOK

TWITTER:

@Plymptoons

YOUTUBE

hairhigh.com | mutantaliensmovie.com | awn.com/plympton/
site design by Robert Kohr

© Bill Pympton 2003. All Rights Reserved