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Independently Animated: The Life and Art of the King of Indie Animation

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The life and art of "the King of Indie Animation." The only modern animator to personally hand-draw every frame in all of his work, Academy Award–nominee Bill Plympton eschewed a career in the high-paying but soul-crushing Hollywood animation industry to explore his own creativity as an independent filmmaker. Called "mischievous, mordant, analytical, and ceaselessly imagin ...more
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published March 22nd 2011 by Universe
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Parka
May 16, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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I once attended a local animated film festival and found myself sitting in a screening room watching a collection of Bill Plympton's shorts. It was showing Guard Dog, The Fan and the Flower and other short films. They really had a lasting impression on me because they were so different from other animation available - they still are.

I always wonder how a guy like him can survive as an independent animator. This book answers that question, and more.

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A great read for anyone interested in animation, or becoming an independent artist.
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