Bill Plympton Quotes


Hand-drawn animation is something that I feel really strongly about. A Pixar movie may be really great but it looks like it was drawn by a machine.

If I'm really feeling good and not having a lot of interruptions I can do a minute of animation a day so theoretically I could do a film in three months without any interruptions.

People used to want to be filmmakers and animators; now they want to make apps.

I think it reflects well on the state of animation that people are knowledgeable about it and love the fantasy and imagination that goes into it.

Negotiating with Disney isn't like good cop/bad cop; it's like bad cop/Antichrist.

America is behind Europe and Japan in terms of accepting adult ideas in animation.

I don't see why it's such a stretch for distributors buyers and studios to put cartoon characters into adult situations on film.

My films usually start with an idea that I get while walking the streets. For example I got the idea for 'Guard Dog' when I was walking in the park and I saw a dog barking at a bird.

I like to get up at six in the morning and I draw until sometimes ten at night.

I'm very happy with the success of short films. In fact for me the short films make more money than the features.

Im very happy with the success of short films. In fact for me the short films make more money than the features.

I'd love to win an Oscar; that would be great. I hope to get a feature film that I've made get a wide release. I'm not sure that's ever going to happen.