Room on the Broom (film)

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Room on the Broom
Distributed by Magic Light Pictures
Directed by Max Lang
Jan Lachauer
Produced by Martin Pope
Michael Rose
Written by Julia Donaldson
Axel Scheffler
Based on Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson
Narrated by Simon Pegg
Starring Gillian Anderson
Rob Brydon
Timothy Spall
Martin Clunes
Sally Hawkins
David Walliams
Music by René Aubry
Production company Orange Eyes Limited Magic Light Pictures
Studio Soi
Country United Kingdom
Language English, German
Original channel BBC, BBC One, PBS Kids Sprout (United States)
Release date
  • 25 December 2012 (2012-12-25)

November 8, 2013 (With Thor: The Dark World)[1] October 30, 2013 (United States)
Running time 27 minutes

Room on the Broom is a 2012 British-German stop motion computer animated short film based on the picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. The film is a 2014 Academy Awards nominee in the category of Best Short Animated Film. It was first seen in theaters with Thor: The Dark World.[2]

Directed by Max Lang and Jan Lachauer, the film was produced by Martin Pope and Michael Rose of Magic Light Pictures, London, in association with Orange Eyes Limited.

It was first broadcast on BBC One, Tuesday December 25, 2012.[3] It then aired in the United States on PBS Kids Sprout as a Halloween special, on October 30, 2013.



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