Brilliant parodies of well-known fairy tales with some extremely surprising twists, written by one of the world's most beloved storytellers.
Original title: Revolting Rhymes
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.
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.
Country: United Kingdom
Year of production: 2016
Running time: 30 min 23 s
Category: TV special
Techniques used: 2D Computer
Target public: Children, Family
Directed by: Jakob SCHUH, Jan LACHAUER, Bin-han TO
Production: Martin POPE, MAGIC LIGHT PICTURES, Michael ROSE
Based on: "Revolting Rhymes", Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake
Animation: Triggerfish Animation Cape Town, Magic Light Pictures Berlin
Voice: Dominic West, David Walliams, Rose Leslie, Tamsin Greig, Gemma Chan, Bertie Carvel, Rob Brydon
This film is part of the programme TV Films in Competition 3