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Gruffalo´s Child, The

English title: Gruffalo´s Child, The
German title: Das Grüffelokind
Great Britain, 2012, 27 min.

Director: Uwe Heidschötter, Johannes Weiland
Production company:
Magic Light Pictures Limited
21 Goodge Street
T: +44 (0)20 7631 1800

Co-producers: Produced in association with Studio Soi, BBC and ZDF
Age recommendation: 5 years and up
Film genre: Animation

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. She meets Snake, Owl and Fox but no sign of the fabled Mouse. He doesn’t really exist… or does he?

Based on the best-selling children’s book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler

BAFTA 2012 (British Short Animation nomination)
British Animation Awards 2012
Bradford Animation Festival 2012 (awarded)
Annecy Animation Festival 2012 (awarded)
Netherlands – KLIK! Amsterdam Animation Festival (2012) – KLIK! Young Amsterdam Audience Award
Cartoons on the Bay 2012 (awarded)
Kecskemet Animation Film Festival 2012 (awarded)
Animanima Serbia 2012 (awarded)
Bratislava – BAB, 2012 (awarded)
New York International Childrens Film Festival 2012 (Audience Award)
Florida Film Festival 2012 (Audience Award)
Palm Springs Short Fest 2012 (awarded)
BANNF World Media Festival 2012 (awarded)
Anima Mundi 2012 (awarded)
SICAF KIDS South Korea 2013 (awarded)

Study guide: French

Study guide: German

Video: Trailer


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