A man about to go swimming imagines what horrors could be lurking deep in in the waters of his backyard pool.
Mr. Plympton is considered the King of Indie Animation and is the only person to hand draw an entire animated feature film.
Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, he graduated from Portland State University in Graphic Design. Bill Plympton moved to New York City in 1968. He began his career creating cartoons for publications such as New York Times, National Lampoon, Playboy and Screw.
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.
Producer(s): Bill Plympton
Director(s): Bill Plympton
Editor(s): Desirée Stavracos
Sound Designer(s): Weston Fonger
Other Credits: Production Manager: Desirée Stavracos
Production Assistant: Lindsay Woods
Digital Compositing: Bora Nah
Music: Corey Jackson
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