Featured in the Animation World Store this week: The Aardman Collection and Special Offer on Limited Editions...
In honor of the Oscar Nominee announcement this week, AWN is highlightingthree time Oscar winning director Nick Park, and Aardman Animations whichhas amassed a series of nominations:
- CREATURE COMFORTS, AN AARDMAN COLLECTION:
From Aardman Animations, home of "Wallace & Gromit," comes an imaginativearray of characters in this amazing collection of clay animation shorts.Clay animation animals comment on life at the zoological gardens in"Creature Comforts," winner of the 1990 Oscar for Best Animated Short Film.Then meet "Wat's Pig," the 1996 Oscar-nominated tale of two brothers - oneraised in royal splendor, the other with a kindly pig. Plus, in the darklyhilarious, "Not Without My Handbag," a dear, deceased Auntie makes theultimate fashion statement when she won't stay in hell without the properhandbag. Lastly, there's the Oscar-nominated, "Adam," a whimsical taleabout a little clay and a lot of imagination. $US 14.98. Available for salein US only.
- TWO WEEKS LEFT TO BENEFIT FROM AWN'S SPECIAL OFFER ON LIMITED EDITIONS!
AWN's special offer, valid on all limited edition animation artwork fromthe Tooniversal Company's popular series, will expire February 28, 1999.The collection includes the cult classic animated series "Speed Racer,"with six different Limited Edition hand-painted cel images and onelithograph. 50 lithograph pieces are signed by Peter Fernandez,writer-director of the English version and the voice of Speed Racer andRacer X, and Corinne Orr, voice of Trixie and Spridle. Act now to benefitfrom this exceptional offer!
Want to know more about "Speed Racer?" Read "'Speed Racer' Lives Again: AnInterview With J.J. Sedelmaier," about his award winning Volkswagencommercial and Elizabeth Moran's new book, "Speed Racer: The Official 30thAnniversary Guide."