Morton Schindel, founder of Weston Woods Studios, the leading provider of audiovisual materials adapted from award-winning children’s books, died peacefully Saturday, August 20, 2016 at age 98.
In his career, he produced more than 300 motion pictures and 450 recordings that are found in school and library collections worldwide. His films have been translated into more than 20 languages. In 1996, Weston Woods Studios was acquired by Scholastic, with Morton staying on as an advisor. Since then Weston Woods has gone on to produce more than 200 additional films based on the books of Scholastic and all publishers.
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