2010 Award Winners, film index

The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

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The magic tale of a mouse who takes a stroll through the woods. Encountering three predators who wish to eat him: a fox, an owl and a snake, the plucky mouse has to use his wits to survive.

Award in Annecy

Award for best TV special(2010)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Gruffalo

    Directed by: Jakob SCHUH, Max LANG

    Jakob Schuh first studied Drama at the LMU, Munich, followed by Direction/Animation at the Baden-Württemberg Film Academy, where he has been teaching since 2004. He was one of the founding partners of the German Studio Soi created for animation production in 2003, and as co-director of "The Gruffalo" (2009), he was nominated for an Oscar and a BAFTA.

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 2009

    Running time: 26 min 54 s

  • Technique

    Category: TV special

    Techniques used: 3D Computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: Jakob SCHUH, Max LANG

    Production: MAGIC LIGHT PICTURES, Michael ROSE, Martin POPE

    Distribution: MAGIC LIGHT PICTURES, Michael ROSE

    Based on: "The Gruffalo", Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler

    Artistic direction: Jakob Schuh, Max Lang

    Script: Julia Donaldson, Jakob Schuh, Max Lang

    Camera: Ulle Hadding, Hubert Markl

    Music: Rene Aubry

    Sound: Adrian Rhodes

    Editing: Robin Sales

    Voice: Helena Bonham Carter, Rob Brydon, Robbie Coltrane, James Corden, John Hurt, Tom Wilkinson