Director: Bill Plympton
United States, 2006, 5 min
Crew:Editor: Biljana Labovic - Cinematographer: Biljana Labovic - Original Score: Hank Bones, Maureen McElheron, Corey Jackson - Sound: Greg Sextro - Art Assistant: Kerri Jaworski - Art Assistant: Lisa LaBracio
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"Guide Dog" is a sequel to the Oscar nominated short "Guard Dog". This time our hero dog helps blind people with typical disastrous results.
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
Director Bill Plympton will be available for Q&A after the screening.