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Room on the Broom is a 2012 British-German 3D stop motion computer animated short TV film based on the picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. The film was nominated for the Best Animated Short Film at the 2014 Academy Awards.[2]

Room on the Broom
Based onRoom on the Broom
by Julia Donaldson
Written byJulia Donaldson
Axel Scheffler
Directed byMax Lang
Jan Lachauer
StarringGillian Anderson
Rob Brydon
Timothy Spall
Martin Clunes
Sally Hawkins
David Walliams
Narrated bySimon Pegg
Theme music composerRené Aubry
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English, German
Producer(s)Martin Pope
Michael Rose
Running time27 minutes
Production company(s)Orange Eyes Limited
Magic Light Pictures
Studio Soi
DistributorMagic Light Pictures
Original networkBBC, BBC One, PBS Kids Sprout (United States)
Original release
  • 25 December 2012 (2012-12-25)

8 November 2013 (With Thor: The Dark World)[1] 30 October 2013 (United States)

Directed by Max Lang and Jan Lachauer, the film was produced by Martin Pope and Michael Rose of Magic Light Pictures, London, in association with Orange Eyes Limited.

It was first seen in theaters with Thor: The Dark World. It was first broadcast on BBC One, Tuesday 25 December 2012.[3] It then aired in the United States on PBS Kids Sprout as a Halloween special, on 30 October 2013.



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