2019 Official Selection, film index

The Emperor's Newest Clothes

The Emperor's Newest Clothes

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Based on true fiction! An explosive remake of a Hans Christian Andersen story of a narcissistic emperor whose vanity turned his kingdom upside down and a little girl who refuses to believe in him.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Emperor's Newest Clothes

    Directed by: Simon WILCHES-CASTRO

    Country: USA

    Year of production: 2018

    Running time: 26 min 57 s

  • Technique

    Category: TV special

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Version: Original version English subtitles

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Family

  • Credits

    Directed by: Simon WILCHES-CASTRO


    Distribution: HBO, Susan BENAROYA

    Based on: "The Emperor's New Clothes", Hans Christian Andersen

    Script: Sheila Nevins

    Graphics: Simon Wilches, Sullivan Brown, Galen Pehrson

    Storyboard: Simon Wilches

    Sets: Galen Pehrson, Simon Estrada

    Animation: Richard Ramos, Luke Freitag, Ilana Schwartz, Lars Ingleman

    Music: William Finn, Michael Starobin

    Editing: Simon Wilches

    Voice: Alan Alda, Jeff Daniels, Alison Pill, John Early, Tim Heidecker, Gabriel Sunday, Matt Hobby