"Of Wood" is a unique experimental stop motion film created by progressively carving images in a large round of wood, enhanced with wooden objects coming out of the wood. It examines the role of wood in daily life through the ages and comments on the impact of consumerism on our lives.Director's Bio:"Of Wood" is Owen Klatte's first independent animation project since college, fulfilling a decades-old dream. He worked professionally as a Character Animator/Director in feature films, commercials, and television. His feature credits include "The Nightmare Before Christmas", "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1", "Anomalisa", Disney's "Dinosaur", "Charlotte's Web", and "James and the Giant Peach". He is currently teaching stop motion animation at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.