The Gruffalo's Child (film)
|The Gruffalo's Child|
|Based on||The Gruffalo's Child
by Julia Donaldson
|Written by||Julia Donaldson
|Directed by||Johannes Weiland
|Starring||Helena Bonham Carter
|Theme music composer||René Aubry|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Magic Light Pictures
|Original network||BBC One|
The Gruffalo's Child is a 2011 British short computer animated TV film based on the picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. A sequel to The Gruffalo, the film was shown on Christmas Day 2011 in the United Kingdom, exactly two years after the debut of the first film.
Directed by Johannes Weiland and Uwe Heidschotter, the film was produced by Michael Rose and Martin Pope of Magic Light Pictures, London, in association with Studio Soi in Ludwigsburg, Germany.
- Helena Bonham Carter as Mother Squirrel (Narrator)
- Shirley Henderson as The Gruffalo's Child
- Robbie Coltrane as The Gruffalo
- James Corden as Mouse
- Tom Wilkinson as Fox
- John Hurt as Owl
- Rob Brydon as Snake
- Sam Lewis as First Little Squirrel
- Phoebe Givron-Taylor as Second Little Squirrel
In June 2013, the film was given the Award for Best TV Special at the 8th Festival of European Animated Feature Films and TV Specials
- "The Gruffalo's Child". BBC One. Retrieved 10 December 2011.
- "First Image From BBC Christmas Special The Gruffalo's Child". twitchfilm. Retrieved 10 December 2011.
- "Here's what's best on the box this Christmas". Daily Mirror. Retrieved 10 December 2011.
- 11. Kecskeméti Animációs Filmfesztivál 8. Európai Animációs Játékfilm Fesztivál. Kecskeméti Animáció Film Fesztivál. 2013.
- Magic Light Pictures
- The Gruffalo's Child at the Internet Movie Database
- The Gruffalo's Child at The Big Cartoon DataBase
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