Bill Plympton's CHEATIN' – An Animated Feature Film

A project in New York, NY by Bill Plympton

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"CHEATIN' is my 7th animated feature and the first being done in a hand-painted style with over 40,000 drawings to be colored!"
Backers: 1334
Average Pledge Per Backer: $76

Funded: $100,916 of $75,000
Dates: Dec 3rd -> Feb 1st (60 days)
Project By: Bill Plympton
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Latest News

CHEATIN' Test Screening Update

March 20th - via:
We had a great test screening of CHEATIN' on Tuesday night. Click on the link below to read Bill's thoughts on the screening. And click on the following link to read an early... (Read More)

Mailing Addresses and CHEATIN' Production Blog #21

March 20th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

SURVEY REMINDER and CHEATIN' Production Blog #20!

March 13th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Test screening of CHEATIN'

March 6th - via:
I have some very exciting news to report! I'm doing a test screening of CHEATIN' at the Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. As you probably know, I really believe in test screening my films before I go into post-production. That way, I have a... (Read More)


February 19th - via:
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SURVEYS and CHEATIN' Production Blog #19!

February 18th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Matthew Modine Joins Ralph Bakshi’s New Animation Project!

February 16th - via:
PRESS RELEASE Silver City, New Mexico – February 16, 2013 – Actor Matthew Modine has joined the cast of Ralph Bakshi’s first film in over 15 years. Best known as “Pvt. Joker” in Stanley Kubrick’s FULL METAL JACKET, Modine recently played... (Read More)

Scribble Junkies: Cheatin' Kickstarter

February 14th - via:
Read my latest Animation Blog post: Thanks, Bill  (Read More)

Bill Plympton: The Art of Independence

February 7th - via:
Backers - Check out this great interview with Bill Plympton! Notes On The RoadBill Plympton: The Art of Independence Also, the Society of Digital Artists did a story on Kickstarter... (Read More)

NEW Video Blog & Help Support My Friends' Projects!

February 5th - via:
Dear Backers! I just wanted to send out a quick update. We're still processing credit card transactions. Please make sure your card on file with Amazon hasn't expired. Thank you! We just posted the latest episode of the CHEATIN' Production Blog! A... (Read More)


January 24th - via:
Have you ever found a project that needed funds, tried and failed to find the right backers and had it sitting on the shelf? Finding investors to fund projects can be a massive task. But now, projects deemed almost impossible to fund have found the required liquidity. In the middle of this, the Kickstarter funding model has really taken off. (Read More)

Plympton's 'Cheatin' Raises Over $75,000 Via Kickstarter

January 17th - via:
Bill Plympton’s Kickstarter campaign exceeded its $75,000 goal earlier this week thanks to the 1000-plus backers that pledged between $1 and $5,000 to the project. (Read More)

Academy Award-Nominated Animator Bill Plympton Reaches Kickstarter Funding Goal With 16 Days to Go

January 16th - via:
NEW YORK, NY -- Bill Plympton's Kickstarter campaign blew past its $75,000 goal yesterday thanks to the 1000+ backers that pledged between $1 and $5,000 to the project. With 16 days left to go, the campaign announced a new "stretch goal" of $90,000 to help with P&A (prints and advertising). Backers of CHEATIN' can receive a variety of rewards including signed DVDs, limited edition lithographs, original animation drawings from the film, and personalized caricatures by Plympton himself. (Read More)

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