Illuminated Film Company

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The Illuminated Film Company[1] is a British animation house formed in 1983 by Iain Harvey.[2]

Not to be confused with Illumination Entertainment.


Illuminated Film Company is located in Hammersmith, London. The building in which it is located obtains an edit suit, drawing facilities, computers, and line producing equipment. They are currently working on a project called War Boy that is an animated story of the author's own childhood. It is based on the book by Michael Foreman. [3]


Productions include The World of Eric Carle (1993), T.R.A.N.S.I.T (1997) directed by Piet Kroon, A Christmas Carol - The Movie directed by Jimmy T Murakami, War Game directed by Dave Unwin and Little Princess series director Ed Foster. Two series of Little Princess were made for Channel 5's Milkshake slot in the UK, plus 2 half hour specials. Illuminated also produced shorts based on books by Eric Carle.


On May 2012, the Illuminated Film Company is releasing 10 Little Princess stories in their virtual world of picture books known as Magic Town. This world of virtual picture books is targeted for the audience of children. In October 2011, Little Princess was nominated for the British Academy Children's Award in the Pre-School Animation Category that took place on 30 November 2012. It was nominated for the episode known as "I Want to Recycle." In the months of July and August 2011, Illuminated FIlm Company revealed its new series Dave Spud, which is an animated series that is for children aged about 8 to 11 years old. [4]


  1. ^ "IMDb". Retrieved 2007-12-18. 
  2. ^ "BFI Film & TV Database". Retrieved 2007-12-02. 
  3. ^ "Services". Illuminated FIlms. Retrieved 8 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "NEWS". Illuminated Film Company. Retrieved 8 March 2013. 

Please note there are now 3 series of LITTLE PRINCESS ( see Illuminated Films web-site)

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