Tromadance founder Lloyd Kaufman announced that Academy Award nominee, veteran animator, and director Bill Plympton (The Cow Who Wanted to Be A Hamburger, Your Face, Idiots and Angels) will be a guest panelist at the 12th Annual Tromadance Film Festival, which runs from April 22-23, 2011, in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Plympton will be appearing on Saturday, April 23rd, at the official Tromadance venue, the Showroom Theater, located at 708 Cookman Avenue, in Asbury Park, New Jersey.
Plympton has contributed cartoons to publications including The Village Voice, Rolling Stone, Vogue, and Vanity Fair, and his animation and short films have graced MTV’s Liquid Television and Cartoon Sushi. He also created groundbreaking animated music videos for Kanye West, Madonna and Weird Al Yankovic.
Plympton’s latest feature length film, Idiots and Angels, is currently touring the U.S., and his new book, Independently Animated: Bill Plympton, will be released on March 22rd from Rizzoli Books. Plympton is also the subject of the upcoming documentary Adventures in Plymptoons, directed by Troma alums Alexia Anastasio and Kevin Sean Michaels.
Find out more about the Tromadance Film Festival at tromadance.com.