We first posted about Bert and Jennifer Klein’s beautiful 2D independent short Pups of Liberty in 2009. This short explains the American Revolution (or Americanine Revolution) through traditional hand drawn animation, making it a perfect educational tool for kids. Starting today the film available for sale to teachers as well as the public at izzit.org and Amazon.com.
The production is superb – animated in off hours by veteran Disney artists including Mark Henn, Eric Goldberg, Hyun-Min Lee, James Lopez, Frans Vischer, Tony DeRosa and Barry Atkinson – and I’m delighted to see it get a legitimate video release. Here’s a clip: