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Report from Stuttgart: From Bombay Roses to Slide Guitars, Works in Progress Showcased

While the Animation Production Day presented 44 new projects to potential partners over two days, the ITFS offered a unique insight into four new feature-length projects at the stages ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Stuttgart Animation Fest Program Highlights Revealed

Organizers of the 24th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) have revealed some of the key programming highlights attendees can expect at this year’s event, taking ... Continue Reading →
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Bill Plympton Trailers ‘Revengeance’

The godfather of independent animation Bill Plympton may have just hit his 70th birthday, but he’s a long way from slowing down. The internationally acclaimed filmmaker just released ... Continue Reading →
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EXCLUSIVE: Teaser for Plympton and Lujan’s ‘Revengeance’

Two titans of independent animation — Bill Plympton and Jim Lujan — are teaming up for the feature film Revengeance, for which the duo is raising funds on Kickstarter. The filmmakers ... Continue Reading →
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Modine Joins Bill Plympton’s ‘Revengeance’

Actor Matthew Modine has joined the voice cast of Bill Plympton’s new animated feature Revengeance, currently raising funds on Kickstarter. Best known as Private Joker in Stanley ... Continue Reading →
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Kounterclockwise in ‘Forever-Land’: Extended Interview

We caught up with indie animator Jim Lujan and Cleveland rap sensation Deacon Burns (who with partner Kaya Rogue is best known as Kounterclockwise) ... Continue Reading →
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An Animated Conversation with Bill Plympton

In 1960, when Bill Plympton was 14, he mailed some cartoons he’d drawn to Disney in the hope of being hired. Not surprisingly, Disney declined. The good news: he had talent. The ... Continue Reading →