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"Slide," an animated feature film

A project in New York, NY by Bill Plympton
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Backers: 593
Average Pledge Per Backer: $142

Funded: $84,145 of $77,800
Dates: Nov 30th -> Dec 17th (18 days)
Project By: Bill Plympton
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Latest News

We Have Until 10 p.m. Tonight

December 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Fans and Friends, Today determines the fate of both my animation studio and my new film Slide. We've raised more than $60,000, a fortune in the independent animation world, but under Kickstarter rules we absolutely must reach our goal by 10... (Read More)

Bill Plympton’s ‘Slide’ Feature Film Kickstarter Ends December 17

December 17th - via: awn.com
Bill Plympton’s Kickstarter campaign to speed up production on his new animated feature Slide, ends at 10 p.m. tonight, December 17. The film, a Western, tells the story of a guitar-playing cowboy who turns up in a corrupt Oregon logging town run by a pair of evil twins, who also run the local saloon and brothel. He romances Delilah, one of the "good-time" gals who yearns to be a singer. (Read More)

One more reward clarification...

December 16th - via: kickstarter.com
One more clarification - for the $350 reward level, the signed original art, the posted fulfillment date is now June 2022.  But that estimated date refers just to the streaming of the film "Slide".  We're planning to ship out the original art much... (Read More)

Rewards Update - new original art added!

December 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers,  The original art being offered at the $350 reward tier has been popular - so some of the drawings in our last rewards update have been claimed by backers at that level.  The following lettered drawings are no longer available, as of... (Read More)

A Video Message from Bill

December 16th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Thanks to my more than 330 backers I'm nearing my goal with just over 30 hours remaining. This campaign has been about completing SLIDE, a... (Read More)

We've Added New Rewards

December 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to everyone who's pledged support of the SLIDE film as we wrap up our second week here on Kickstarter. We've added some NEW rewards in response to your comments during Bill's Facebook LIVE sessions.   Several potential backers asked us... (Read More)

'Slide' Jam Session

December 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Check out a short behind the scenes look at how some of the music is being made for slide, complete with a sneak peak at some animation. These are the kind of videos you can expect to see more of if you back at the $10 or higher level! You'll need an... (Read More)

A song from "Slide"

December 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Here is a song written by Maureen McElheron for the three Hostesses at the Lucky Buck to sing. It also includes storyboards from Bill's early planning for the scene. This is the kind of video you can expect to see throughout the production if you... (Read More)

Bill Plympton Launches Kickstarter for New Feature 'Slide'

December 2nd - via: animationmagazine.net
Indie animation icon Bill Plympton is crowdfunding a new feature-length project, Slide, inspired by his Oregon upbringing and love of country music. Slide centers on a slide guitar-playing cowboy of the same name, who shows up in a corrupt 1940s logging town in the Oregon forest to battle a pair of evil twins and save the village of Sourdough Creek. (Read More)

Bill Plympton Launches Kickstarter for ‘Slide’

December 2nd - via: awn.com
Bill Plympton has launched a Kickstarter to speed up production on his new animated feature Slide. The film, a Western, tells the story of a guitar-playing cowboy who turns up in a corrupt Oregon logging town run by a pair of evil twins, who also run the local saloon and brothel. He romances Delilah, one of the "good-time" gals who yearns to be a singer. (Read More)

Drawing "Slide"

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Thanks to all our backers so far! Here's a video of Bill Plympton breaking down his process while drawing the character Slide.  (Read More)

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