2013 Award Winners, film index

Room on the Broom

Room on the Broom

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A story about a kind witch who invites a surprising collection of animals to join her on her broom, much to the frustration of her cat.

Award in Annecy

  • The Cristal for best TV production (2013)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Room on the Broom

    Directed by: Jan LACHAUER, Max LANG

    Jan Lachauer studied at both the Baden-Württemberg Film Academy and GOBELINS, l'école de l'image. After co-directing a graduation short ("Sápmi", in competition at Annecy 2008) with Max Lang, the two continued to co-direct on the feature "Room on the Broom", which went on to be multi-nominated and awarded including the Cristal for Best TV Production at Annecy 2013.


    • "Zog" (2018)
    • "Room on the Broom"" ? Cristal pour une production TV "Cristal for best TV production", Annecy 2013 (2012)
    • "Le Gruffalo"/"The Gruffalo" ? Prix pour un spécial TV "Award for best TV special", Annecy 2010 (2009)

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 2012

    Running time: 25 min 40 s

  • Technique

    Category: TV special

    Techniques used: animated objects, 3D computer

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Jan LACHAUER, Max LANG

    Production: MAGIC LIGHT PICTURES, Michael ROSE, Martin POPE

    Based on: "Room on the Broom", Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler

    Script: Max Lang, Julia Donaldson

    Animation: Studio Soi

    Music: Rene Aubry

    Editing: Robin Sales

    Voice: Martin Clunes, David Walliams, Sally Hawkins, Gillian Anderson, Rob Brydon, Timothy Spall, Simon Pegg