Bill Plympton is the first major guest of Cartoons on the Bay 2019
Bill Plympton is the first major guest of Cartoons on the Bay 2019. The great animator will receive the Pulcinella Award for his career.
Born on April 30, 1946 in Portland, Oregon, Plympton began to develop his passion for drawing at an early age. After the university he moved to New York in 1968, and for the next 15 years he worked as an art director, illustrator and cartoonist, publishing on Vogue, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, Penthouse, National Lampoon, Glamor, Village Voice and New York. Times. In 1983 he made the short film Boomtown, a baptism that then led him to realize others, until the 1988 Oscar nomination with Your Face. In 1992 he released The Tune, his first feature film, completely self-produced, the first of a long series. Bill Plympton is together with Jan Svankamajer, the most important independent animation artist in the film scene.