Happy Happy, Joy Joy: The Ren & Stimpy Story

Ron Cicero und Kimo Easterwood arbeiten grade an einer Doku über Ren & Stimpy und organisieren die Kohle dafür über IndieGoGo. Das Teil ist bereits zu über 80% finanziert und den Rest kriegen sie sicher auch noch hin. Im Trailer sieht man schonmal ein paar erste Eindrücke der „mountains of archival art work, network notes and storyboards that have been locked away for the past 25 years“, auf die ich ganz besonders gespannt bin.

Happy Happy Joy Joy, The Ren & Stimpy Story sheds light on how a cult cartoon became an animation masterpiece and influenced television, comedy and pop culture, forever!

The feature length film captures the surprising insights from 45 of the original artists, actors and execs connected to the show plus celebrity fans like Bobby Lee, Weird Al and ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, among others. […]

Many of those involved refused to speak publicly about the show since Nickelodeon pulled the plug in 1995. But through persistence and a significant personal investment, we've shot over 70 hours of interviews with those involved with the show--all in 4k! Bob Camp, Vincent Waller, Billy West, Chris Reccardi, Jim Gomez, Vanessa Coffey and more, share their surprising insights into the true cost of creating a pop culture classic; what it's like capturing lighting in a bottle, and the overlooked secret to true artistic genius.

Whether you are a fan of Ren & Stimpy; have a love of comedy, pop art or design; or question what it takes to create groundbreaking work, you'll find Happy Happy, Joy Joy - The Ren & Stimpy Story to be a compelling story. Plus, we've captured mountains of archival art work, network notes and storyboards that have been locked away for the past 25 years!