iTunes Adds to Video Lineup29 Aug, 2006 By: Jessica Wolf
Prolific iTunes has added a new lineup of animated short films to its video download offerings.
Shorts International, the programming and distribution arm of leading short films specialists, Brit Shorts, released a collection of 10 animated films to Apple's groundbreaking VOD store.
The 10 releases include the 2006 Academy Award winning best animated short The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation.
Others include Bill Plymton's The Fan and the Flower; Butterfly, a full-length version of popular animation used in a Keane video; 2006 Oscar nominees The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello and Badgered; Smile, directed by Chris Mais; futuristic tale The Freak; The Mantis Parable; The Unsteady Cough, featuring voice talent from Monty Python's Terry Jones and French-language Oola Oop L'Eau De Ohh!