The Savannah College of Art and Design will host animators Bill Plymptonand Larry Lauria during the week of November 8, 1999 at the Savannah FilmFestival in Savannah, Georgia. On Monday, November 8, Bill Plympton willtalk about "Life as an Independent Animator and Filmmaker." Plympton willdiscuss his work and show footage from past and recent works. On Friday,November 12, Larry Lauria will give a "Character Design Workshop." Lauria,whose Web site, Toon Institute, is a part of the growing Animation WorldNetwork family, will discuss the nature of characters and the elements ofgood character design, plus show clips of his animated characters. Bring asketchbook and pencils for this interactive workshop. The Savannah FilmFestival, November 6 - 13, 1999 showcases over 80 films and a number ofworkshops in all genres. For more information call the box office at (912)525-5050 or visit www.scad.edufilmfestival.
AWN is proud to host Bill Plympton's web site.
and Larry Lauria's Toon Institute.