[gembud] Parallel gif creation scripts?

I'm using a shell script that runs gdplot3 to generate many GIF images from our WRF model output. This script is taking over 10 minutes to complete, and we would like to cut that runtime down some. I've toyed with the idea of breaking the one script up into perhaps 4 scripts and launch them all in parallel.

What kind of issues might arise from this?

Is there a better way to accomplish our end goal?

TIA for any suggestions!


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