"Not only is the story treatment very touching, it is even more outstanding to see what Perry has been able to produce in such a short time. We are honored to be part of this excellent production that will surely receive rave reviews from the animation community. Congratulations!"
- Joan Vogelesang, President and Chief Executive Officer, Toon Boom Animation
Memories from the Holocaust have been portrayed in almost every medium, but rarely animation -- and never before by a child animator. Animated short film "INGRID PITT: BEYOND THE FOREST" is a cross-generational collaboration between a world-class animation master, two-time Academy Award-nominated Bill Plympton, and a first-time animator, 11-year-old artist Perry Chen. It is narrated by Ingrid Pitt herself.
Starting with Ingrid Pitt's poignant narration and Bill Plympton's 23 traditional pencil sketches as storyboard, award-winning artist and film critic Perry Chen brings this moving story and its contemporary implications alive. Read more