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Scene from THE GRUFFALO (photo © Orange Eyes Limited 2009)

A magical tale of a mouse who takes a stroll through the woods. Encountering three predators – a fox, an owl and a snake – the plucky mouse has to use his wits to survive.
Genre Animation, Family Entertainment
Category Short
Year of Production 2009
Directors Jakob Schuh, Max Lang
Screenplay Jakob Schuh, Max Lang, Julia Donaldson
Producers Michael Rose, Martin Pope
Co-Producer Carsten Bunte
Voices Helena Bonham-Carter, James Corden, Tom Wilkinson, John Hurt, Rob Brydon, Robbie Coltrane, Sam Lewis, Phoebe Givron-Taylor
Production Company Magic Light Pictures/London, in co-production with Studio Soi/Ludwigsburg
Runtime 27 min
Format HD, color, 16:9
Dubbed Versions German
Festivals Stuttgart 2010, Annecy 2010, Palm Springs 2010, Vila do Conde 2010, Anima Mundi Rio de Janeiro/Sao Paulo 2010, LA Shorts Fest 2010, Rhode Island 2010, Hiroshima 2010, Siggraph 2010, Atlantic Film Festival Halifax 2010, Animadrid 2010, Austin 2010, Chicago Children’s Film Festival 2010, Sapporo 2010, St. Louis 2010, Bradford Animation Festival 2010, Expotoons Buenos Aires 2010, Leuven 2010, Animateka Ljubljana 2010, Flickerfest Sydney 2011, Clermont-Ferrand 2011, Cleveland 2011, Sprockets Toronto 2011, Viewfinders Halifax 2011, Nashville 2011, Toronto Worldwide Shorts 2011, Cambridge 2011, Bristol 2011, Animatou Geneva 2012, FIFEM 2013 , ViewFinders Halifax 2013, Cambridge 2014, Valladolid 2018
Awards Tricks for Kids Award Stuttgart 2010, Best TV Special Annecy 2010, Prix Jeunesse International 7-11 Fiction 2010, Curtinhas Award Vila do Conde 2010, Best Children’s Short Anima Mundi 2010, Children Choice Award Silver Sapporo 2010, Kids Eye Grand Prize Rhode Island 2010, Best of Fest Award Chicago 2010, Best European Programme of the Year Cartoons on the Bay 2010

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