Albert (2016 film)

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Albert
Albert 2016 logo.jpg
Screenplay byWill Eisenberg
Aaron Eisenberg
Joe Stillman
Directed byMax Lang
StarringBobby Moynihan
Sasheer Zamata
Judah Friedlander
Music byBrad Breeck (score)
Michelle R. Lewis & Dan Petty (songs)
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Producer(s)MacGregor Middleton
Will McRobb
Chris Viscardi
Running time43 minutes
Production company(s)Nickelodeon Animation Studio
Nickelodeon
Bardel Entertainment (animation services)
DistributorParamount Television
Release
Original release
  • December 9, 2016 (2016-12-09)

Albert is a 2016 American CGI Christmas-themed musical comedy TV movie produced by Nickelodeon and distributed by Paramount Television. It premiered on December 9, 2016,[1] and is Nickelodeon's first original animated TV movie.

Plot[edit]

The movie centers on Albert, a small Douglas fir tree, as he sets out on an adventure to become the most famous Christmas tree in his hometown.[2]

Cast[edit]

Premiere[edit]

Albert premiered on Nickelodeon on December 9, 2016.[1] It also premiered on Nicktoons on December 10, 2016.

Home media[edit]

The television film was released on DVD in Region 1 on November 14, 2017 by Paramount Home Entertainment.[5] It was then released on DVD in Region 2 on October 29, 2018 by Paramount Home Entertainment.[6]

Book[edit]

Aaron and Will Eisenberg, the film's screenwriters, have written a book based on the movie, Albert: The Little Tree with Big Dreams, to anticipate the premiere of the film.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Twitter". Nickelodeon. November 14, 2016. Retrieved November 15, 2016.
  2. ^ "Nick Debuts Animated TV Movie 'Albert' for the Holidays". November 14, 2016. Retrieved November 15, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Nickelodeon Debuts Albert for the Holidays, Original Animated TV Movie Airing Friday, Dec. 9, at 7:00p.m. (ET/PT)" (Press release). Nickelodeon. November 14, 2016. Retrieved November 15, 2016 – via Business Wire.
  4. ^ "SNL vets to star in Nickelodeon animated holiday movie". Entertainment Weekly. November 14, 2016. Retrieved November 15, 2016.
  5. ^ https://www.amazon.com/Albert-Small-Tree-Big-Dream/dp/B0752FPYTM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1541740238&sr=8-1&keywords=Albert+DVD
  6. ^ https://www.amazon.co.uk/Albert-Small-Tree-Big-Dream/dp/B07G5W79M3/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1541740306&sr=8-4&keywords=Albert+DVD
  7. ^ "Westfield Brothers Create Nickelodeon's First TV Christmas Movie". Westfield, NJ: TAPinto. November 28, 2016. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  8. ^ "Albert: The Little Tree with Big Dreams (Nickelodeon)". Penguin Random House. September 13, 2016. Retrieved November 28, 2016.

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