Paul Fierlinger on My Dog Tulip

Approx. Duration: 2 hour 23 minutes

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Paul Fierlinger describes the painstaking process by which he and his wife Sandra Fierlinger transformed J.R. Ackerley's bittersweet memoir into the first animated feature to be entirely hand-drawn and painted with paperless technology.

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Guest Biography

    • Paul Fierlinger
    • Paul Fierlinger in an independent animator and director of the film My Dog Tulip, which is based on the memoir of BBC editor J.R. Ackerley. With his wife, Sandra Fierlinger, he has produced several hundred television commercials, children's films and episodes for Sesame Street, Nickelodeon, Scholastic, PBS, and more. Fierlinger has received numerous awards, including Peabody, PEW Fellowship in the Arts, and an Academy Award nomination. He is currently completing the feature film Slocum at Sea with Himself.

Paul Fierlinger on My Dog Tulip

    • My Dog Tulip
    • Paul Fierlinger, Sandra Fierlinger
    • Christopher Plummer provides the voice of author J.R. Ackerley in this moving animated feature based on Ackerley's memoir about his fourteen-year relationship with his faithful German Shepherd.