THE COW WHO WANTED TO BE A HAMBURGER
Director: Bill Plympton
United States, 2010, 6 min
Crew:Producer: Biljana Labovic - Screenwriter: Bill Plympton - Editor: Biljana Labovic - Cinematographer: Kerri Allegretta - Original Score: Corey Jackson, Nicole Renaud - Sound: Corey Jackson
Sales:Catherine Branscome - Branscome International, 381 Park Ave South, New York, NY 10016 USA - T: 212 448 0001 - F: 212 889 8688
A children's fable about the power of advertising, the meaning of life and ultimately the test of a mother's love.
About the director
Bill Plympton is considered the King of Indie Animation and is the only person to hand draw an entire animated feature film. In 1987 he was nominated for an Oscar® for his animated short "Your Face". In 2005, Bill received another Oscar® nomination, this time for a short film "Guard Dog". "Push Comes to Shove" another short film, won the prestigious Cannes 1991 Palme d'Or. After producing many shorts that appeared on MTV and Spike and Mike's, he turned his talent to feature films. Since 1991 he's made 9 feature films, 6 of them, "The Tune", "Mondo Plympton", "I Married A Strange Person", "Mutant Aliens", "Hair High" and "Idiots and Angels" are all animated features.
Bill Plympton's filmography
- GUARD DOG, 2004 (Festival 2005)
- GUIDE DOG (this film is presented out of competition), 2006 (Festival 2007)
- HOT DOG, 2008
- SANTA: THE FASCIST YEARS, 2008 (Festival 2009)
- THE COW WHO WANTED TO BE A HAMBURGER, 2010