2012 Award Winners, film index

The Gruffalo's Child

The Gruffalo's Child

  1. Overview
  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

One wild and windy night, the Gruffalo's child ignores her father's warnings and bravely tiptoes out into the snow in search of the Big Bad Mouse.

Award in Annecy

  • Award for best TV special (2012)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Gruffalo's Child

    Directed by: Johannes WEILAND, Uwe HEIDSCHÖTTER

    Johannes Weiland studied at Ludwigsburg's Filmakademie where he now teaches. He has worked as a director and animator at Studio Soi in Germany, and with Studio Aka in London. He has won numerous awards in Annecy: "Annie and Boo" (TPS-Teletoon Award for a Graduation Film, 2005), "The Little Boy and the Beast" (Cristal for Best TV Production 2010), and two Best TV Special Awards in a row: "Princess Painting" (2011) and "The Gruffalo's Child" (2012).

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 2011

    Running time: 26 min 18 s

  • Technique

    Category: TV special

    Techniques used: 3D computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: 2-5 years, 6-8 years

  • Credits

    Directed by: Johannes WEILAND, Uwe HEIDSCHÖTTER


    Distribution: MAGIC LIGHT PICTURES, Barney GOODLAND, Muriel THOMAS

    Based on: "The Gruffalo's Child", written by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler

    Animation: Studio Soi

    Music: Rene Aubry

    Sound: Adrian Rhodes

    Editing: Robin Sales