Friday, January 29, 2010

RIP Angio Zane

Director, screenwriter, film editor Angio Zane died in Salo, Italy on January 27, 2010 of natural causes. He was 84. Born Angleo Zane in Salo, on August 17, 1925 the son of Senator Francis Zane his house was flanked by former film studios Ondastudios, which for many years was called Little Cinecitta. He later turned his home into a museum filled with appliances and equpiment from the past film industry such as cameras and hundreds of photographs.

He dedicated his talents to making documentaries and short films making over 100 of them in his long career. He made his debut in 1956 with “La capinera del mulino". He made a series of short childrens films featuring a character named White Cloud. His one Spaghetti Western being “Okay Sheriff” in 1964. He later made business oriented audiovisual creations. He continued making documentary and short films until the late 1990s.

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