Featured in the Animation World Store this week: Italian Maestro Bruno Bozzetto and Weston Woods Classic Children's Collection.
- Videos: Italian Maestro Bruno Bozzetto For the "Best of Bruno Bozetto" video, Bozzetto himself made theseselections of what he considered his finest work. They include"Grasshoppers," "Ego," "Big Bang," and "Self-Service." More matureanimation fans will be delighted!
"Allegro Non Tropo," Bozzetto's 1976 Italian spoof of Disney's "Fantasia"sets his imaginative animated vignettes to classical music.
- Videos: Weston Woods Classic Children's Collection We challenge you to find these remarkable films anywhere other than AWN!Typically offered only to the educational markets, this collection fromfive of America's most acclaimed children's book authors are guaranteed toentertain kids and parents over and over again. For almost half a century,Weston Woods has been using award-winning animators to animateaward-winning books. Caldecott winners like Maurice Sendak's "Where theWild Things Are" and Newbury winners like William Steig's "Doctor DeSoto"come alive here in remarkable fashion. Many of the films were directed inPrague by legendary American animator Gene Deitch, creator of suchcharacters as Tom Terrific and Nudnik.