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Published on Mar 15, 2008
The Animation Show of Shows Volume 2 Since 1998, The Animation Show of Shows has selected the best in animated short films from the world's most renowned animation festivals and presented them at the major animation studios to inspire their animators and directors. Now for the first time ever, the films featured in The Animation Show of Shows are available in this special DVD collection along with some of the most memorable animated short films of all time.
Volume 2 contains these three great films:
Astronauts by Matthew Walker
Two astronauts in a cramped spaceship find it increasingly difficult to get along in English director Matthew Walker's wickedly funny take on the roommates from hell.
Das Rad by Chris Stenner, Heidi Wittlinger and Arvid Uibel * Best Animated Short Film Nominee, 75th Academy Awards®
A couple of stone-men amiably witness the rise and fall of human civilization in this tongue-in-cheek epic by German directors Chris Stenner, Heidi Wittlinger, and Arvid Uibel.
Ski Jumping Pairs by Riichiro Mashima
Japanese director Riichiro Mashima provides exciting coverage of the latest Winter Olympics event: the extreme sport of two-person ski jumping. Not for the faint-hearted.
"These easy-to-watch chunks of dazzling contemporary animation are essential viewing for the 21st century!"
- Matt Groening, Creator of The Simpsons
"These DVDs are a real treasure trove of inspiration and animation magic, and I am so glad these wonderful films are at last available to the wider audience they deserve."
- Nick Park - Creator of Wallace and Gromit
"It was programs of incredible and visionary animation such as this that inspired me to become an animator."
- Stephen Hillenburg, Creator of Sponge Bob Square Pants