Room on the Broom (film)

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Room on the Broom
Based on Room on the Broom
by Julia Donaldson
Written by Julia Donaldson
Axel Scheffler
Directed by Max Lang
Jan Lachauer
Starring Gillian Anderson
Rob Brydon
Timothy Spall
Martin Clunes
Sally Hawkins
David Walliams
Narrated by Simon Pegg
Theme music composer René Aubry
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English, German
Producer(s) Martin Pope
Michael Rose
Running time 27 minutes
Production company(s) Orange Eyes Limited
Magic Light Pictures
Studio Soi
Distributor Magic Light Pictures
Original network BBC, BBC One, PBS Kids Sprout (United States)
Original release
  • 25 December 2012 (2012-12-25)

8 November 2013 (With Thor: The Dark World)[1] 30 October 2013 (United States)

Room on the Broom is a 2012 British-German 3D stop motion computer animated short TV film based on the picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. The film was nominated for the Best Animated Short Film at the 2014 Academy Awards.[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 seen in theaters with Thor: The Dark World. It was first broadcast on BBC One, Tuesday 25 December 2012.[3] It then aired in the United States on PBS Kids Sprout as a Halloween special, on 30 October 2013.



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