PROMO: The Moon & The Son: the Making of an Animated Documentary


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Now Available on DVD for Libraries and Educational Institutions
Oscar® and Emmy-Award Winner THE MOON AND THE SON

“One of the most stunning, original and emotionally moving animated films ever created.
It belongs in every audio-visual library and animation-lover’s collection.”
— Donald Crafton, University of Notre Dame

This special edition DVD of The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation, featuring never-before-seen supplementary material, is a must-have for libraries, cultural and educational organizations – especially film schools and animation programs.

The DVD contains:

The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation (2005, 28 min.) – the true story of a son’s struggle
to understand his angry and often violent father, an Italian immigrant whose American dream went wrong.
Academy Award® winner, Best Animated Short

The Making of an Animated Documentary – available exclusively on this DVD – a unique look at the process
of transforming personal experience into art, with director/designer (and noted NYU animation professor)
John Canemaker and producer Peggy Stern
Edited by Adam Corre and Graphics by Tristian Goik

Confessions of My Father – the first rough cut (animatic) using the original narration in the filmmaker’s own voice

Two Image Galleries – containing storyboards, preliminary artwork and production sketches. A valuable
teaching component documenting the artist’s broad exploration of inspirational themes and images during
the film’s evolution

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