Bill Plympton, one of the most widely recognized and respected animators in America, will be hosting the Friday night premiere of the Maryland Film Festival Shorts at the Charles at Artscape 2009.
Starting at 7:00pm at the Charles Theatre, 1711 North Charles Street, the “Cartoons from Hell” collection represents a wide array of animated shorts. Plympton will host the evening and will be selling some dvds of his work. All Shorts Programs at Artscape are FREE!! Additionally, everyone who attends the screening will receive a FREE Bill Plympton drawing!
Nominated for an Oscar for his hilarious short, GUARD DOG, which was featured as part of MFF 2004 Opening Night Shorts Program, Plympton has won numerous awards at film festivals around the world, and has collaborated with artists ranging from Kanye West to Weird Al Yankovic.
For more info on Bill Plympton: http://www.plymptoons.com/gallery/gallery.html