The ShortsHD TV network will air a week’s worth of animation by Bill Plympton starting Oct. 11.
The weeklong event begins with the network’s Editors Pick program, airing at 8 p.m., followed Bill Plympton is Funny during the Top Ten program at 8:30 p.m. Compilations of Plympton’s short films will be shown every night at 8:30 all week; the network also will air five of his features. ShortsHD also will be bringing Plympton’s extensive catalog to Apple’s iTunes Store and Amazon Instant Video platforms in November.
Plympton’s catalog of animated short films include: The Cow Who Wanted To be A Hamburger, Horn Dog, Santa: The Fascist Years, Hot Dog, Shuteye Hotel, Guide Dog, The Fan and The Flower, Guard Dog, Parking, Eat, Can’t Drag Race With Jesus, Surprise Cinema, More Sex & Violence, The Exciting Life of A Tree, Sex & Violence, Plympmania, Boney D, Smell The Flowers, How To Make Love To A Woman, Nosehair, Faded Roads, Draw, Push Comes To Shove, The Wiseman, Dig My Do, Tango Schmango, Plymptoons, 25 Ways To Quit Smoking, How To Kiss, One of Those Days, Drawing Lesson #2, Love in The Fast Lane, Your Face, Boomtown, and Lucas The Ear of Corn.
“For the last 20 years, I’ve been holding back my animation from the internet because I made more money from TV,” says Plympton. “However, the deal with Shorts International is so spectacular that I took the Internet plunge, and it feels so refreshing.”