Coming to DVD this week from director Alexia Anastasio and Cinema Libre Studios comes the story of Bill Plympton with ADVENTURES IN PLYMPTOONS!
This documentary tells the life story of Bill Plympton, one of the most iconic illustrators in the world. Falling in love with drawing at a young age while living in Portland, Oregon he drew every chance available.
After college, Plympton began to illustrate for such publications as the New Yorker, Playboy, Rolling Stones and Vanity Fair. His illustrations eventually led to his films YOUR FACE in 1987 and GUARD DOG in 2005. Also in 2005, Plympton had pieces appear on MTV’s “Liquid Television” and “Cartoon Sushi”.
He also began working in with people in the music industry such as Kanye West and ‘Heard Em Say’ and Weird Al Yankovic’s ‘Don’t Download This Song’. He also couldn’t resist a piece for THE SIMPSONS episode ‘Beware my Cheating Bart’.
In the end – this is inside the method and madness of the King of Indie Animation!