Julius and Friends

Institute History

  • 2001 Sundance Film Festival


Julius and Friends chronicles the unusual escapes of Paul Frank’s beloved characters in Planned Pines, U.S.A., the first planned community for cartoon characters. This simple and stylish animation features Julius the monkey and Clancy, the world’s only miniature giraffe. After a fun day of snowboarding, Clancy tries to convince Julius and his friends to save their miniature marshmallows from the depths of hot chocolate doom. This good-humored tale explores such issues as friendship, fate, and hot chocolate.


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