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Huge ‘Peter Pan’ Artwork Collection Being Auctioned June 19-21

73 lots of featured art includes collections of rare production cels, animation drawings, and concept artwork, David Hall and Mary Blair pieces, and a variety of memorabilia signed by Walt Disney.

Books ANIMATIONWorld

Book Review: On Animation: The Director’s Perspective Volumes 1 and 2

By Andy Klein | Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 10:26am

Bill Kroyer, Tom Sito and Ron Diamond’s expansive anthology is an intimate and comprehensive record of firsthand experiences from a ‘Who’s Who’ of top industry directors.

SVOD ANIMATIONWorld

Bill Plympton Finally Gets Some Distribution Muscle with Shout! Factory Deal

The acclaimed animator celebrates his deal with the multi-platform media company, talks about his latest work, and tells a very scary horror story.

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TRAILER: Documentary Feature ‘Hand Drawn’ Explores the Art of 2D Animation

Documentary film features interviews with Jorge R. Gutierrez, Eric Goldberg, Nancy Beiman, Bill Plympton and many other hand-drawn animators from all different corners of the industry.

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‘Changyou’s Journey’: Perry Chen’s Tribute to a Dad’s Determination

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 5:17pm

Starting an animated short film at age 12 forced a young director to face his grief while continuing to learn from a father who’d passed away far too soon. 

indie animation Blogs

Animation Nights New York Celebrates Third Annual ‘Best of the Fest’

By Joe Strike | Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 12:03pm

AWN’s resident Miscweant shares his conference report on the cutting-edge XR Showcase and presentation by indie legend Bill Plympton.

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ANNY Best of Fest 2018 Coming to NYC Seaport District October 6-7

Third annual Animation Nights New York conference offers animation screenings of top films, VR workshop presentations, industry panels and networking events.  

Bill Plympton Headline News

Plympton’s ‘Revengeance’ Screening in NY & LA

Latest animated feature from indie king Bill Plympton and Jim Lujan playing at the IFC Center in New York August 3-9 followed by a one-week engagement at the Laemmle Monica in Los Angeles.

Short Films Headline News

Plympton-Directed 'The Modern Lives' Wins USA Fest Honor

Collaboration with Americana musician Jackie Greene screens this week at Cannes and at an upcoming special event May 22 in Brooklyn.

Denver Events

The Denver Nickel + Dime Animation Extravaganza

Begins: December 9, 2017

The Denver Nickel + Dime Animation Extravaganza returns to The Bug Theatre December 9th at 7:00 PM! Tickets Available: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3129532 

If you missed it the first time around, you'll have one more chance to see 32 independent animated shorts from around the globe with appearances by 15 directors in the show! And it's all hosted by universally beloved cartoon character (citation needed) Bearver C. Rogers!

Festivals Headline News

Anima Fest Announces 2017 Program Highlights

Italian and Portuguese animation in the spotlight at the 2017 edition of the Brussels International Animation Festival; feature programming includes Ann Marie Fleming’s ‘Window Horses,’ Bill Plympton’s ‘Revengeance’ and Jean-François Pouliot and François Brisson’s ‘Snowtime!’ 

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Plympton’s ‘Loneliest Stoplight’ is Lonely, and Now You Can Be Lonely Together at NYCC

‘The Loneliest Stoplight’ gets a limited edition Blu-ray release for New York Comic Con with ‘BILL PLYMPTON IN HD’; release includes indie animator’s Oscar-nominated shorts remastered for the first time in HD.

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Plympton Unveils New Trailer & Poster for ‘Hitler’s Folly’

New mockumentary feature film from Academy Award-nominated ‘king of indie animation’ to premiere at SVA on June 1; ‘Hitler’s Folly’ available for free download on June 3.

Television Headline News

Michal Socha Animates New Couch Gag for ‘The Simpsons’

New Couch Gag sequence for the opening credits of the season finale from the award-winning director of ‘Chick’ offers a stripped-down aesthetic focused solely on lines.

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Bill Plympton to Release ‘Hitler’s Folly’ Mockumentary on Digital

New mockumentary feature film from Academy Award-nominated king of indie animation to premiere at SVA on June 1; ‘Hitler’s Folly’ available for free download on June 3.

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