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Hans Christian Andersen (original story)
Roger Allers (story)
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An animated short based on Hans Christian Andersen's tale about a poor young girl with a burning desire to find comfort and happiness in her life... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 nomination See more »
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A small Disney masterpiece: Such a beautiful and touching story See more (21 total) »

Directed by
Roger Allers 
 
Writing credits
Hans Christian Andersen (original story)

Roger Allers (story adaptation)

Ed Gombert (story development) &
Kevin Harkey (story development) (as Kevin L. Harkey) &
Mark Walton (story development) &
Ralph Zondag (story development)

Produced by
Baker Bloodworth .... co-producer
Roy Edward Disney .... executive producer
Don Hahn .... producer
 
Film Editing by
Jessica Ambinder-Rojas  (as Jessica Ambinder Rojas)
 
Art Direction by
Michael Humphries 
 
Production Management
Coralie Cudot-Lissillour .... production manager
Jean-Luc Florinda .... production manager
Katherine A. Kettering .... assistant production manager: scene planning
Lori Korngiebel .... post-production supervisor
Paul D. Lanum .... assistant production manager: layout and animation (as Paul Lanum)
Cathy McGowan Leahy .... assistant production manager: animation check (as Cathy Leahy)
Etienne Longa .... assistant production manager: clean-up, Paris
Michele Mazzano .... assistant production manager: effects
Tim Pauer .... assistant production manager: clean-up
Frederika Pepping .... assistant production manager: animation, Paris
Alexandra Skinazi .... assistant production manager: layout, Paris
Valerie Flueger Veras .... post-production supervisor (as Valerie Anne Flueger)
 
Art Department
Hans Bacher .... visual development artist
Dave Bossert .... artistic coordinator (as David A. Bossert)
Mac George .... visual development artist
Randy Haycock .... visual development artist
Mike Kunkel .... visual development artist (as Michael Kunkel)
Rick Maki .... visual development artist
Michael Surrey .... visual development artist
 
Sound Department
Tom E. Dahl .... sound re-recording mixer (as Tom Dahl)
 
Visual Effects by
Virgilio John Aquino .... assistant effects animator
John Allan Armstrong .... visual effects animator (as John A. Armstrong)
Gordon Baker .... visual effects animator
Joel Biske .... assistant effects animator (as Joel K. Biske)
Robert Blalock .... assistant effects animator
Allen Blyth .... visual effects animator
Dave Bossert .... visual effects supervisor (as David A. Bossert)
Christopher Robert Bromby .... assistant effects animator
John Cashman .... assistant effects animator
Ian J. Coony .... modeler
Christian M. Elsensohn .... render I/O administrator
Steven J. Filatro .... assistant effects animator (as Steve Filatro)
Timothy Gales .... assistant compositing supervisor (as Timothy B. Gales)
William J. Haas .... assistant effects animator
Michael Kaschalk .... digital effects animator
David M. Kcenich .... key assistant effects animator (as David Kcenich)
Ted Kierscey .... visual effects animator (as Ted C. Kierscey)
Cynthia Neill Knizek .... visual effects animator
Mathias Lorenz .... look development/lighting artist
Dan Lund .... visual effects animator
Andrea Lösch .... look development/lighting artist (as Andrea Losch)
Mauro Maressa .... visual effects animator
Alex Mark .... digital effects animator (as Alexander Mark)
Gregory Martin .... modeler
David 'Joey' Mildenberger .... visual effects animator
Stephen B. Moore .... visual effects animator (as Steve Moore)
Jean-Paul Orpinas .... assistant effects animator
Joseph C. Pepe .... key assistant effects animator (as Joseph Christopher Pepe)
Heather Pritchett .... look development/lighting artist
Tonya Ramsey .... digital effects animator
Michelle Lee Robinson .... look development/lighting artist
James 'J.R.' Russell .... compositing supervisor (as James 'JR' Russell)
Van Shirvanian .... key assistant effects animator
Rochelle Doriot Smith .... assistant effects animator
Steve Starr .... key assistant effects animator
Michael Toth .... key assistant effects animator (as Michael Anthony Toth)
John Tucker .... key assistant effects animator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Aardal .... camera/film recorder operator (as John D. Aardal)
David Booth .... camera/film recorder operator
Marc Canas .... camera/film recorder operator
John Derderian .... camera/film recorder operator
Jennie Kepenek Mouzis .... camera/film recorder operator
 
Animation Department
Georges Abolin .... animator
Olivier Adam .... layout artist
Laurence Adam-Bessière .... assistant animator (as Laurence Adam-Bessiere)
Pierre Alary .... animator
Joyce Alexander .... painter
Marco Allard .... animator
Tim Allen .... animator
Carmen R. Alvarez .... paint mark-up (as Carmen Regina Alvarez)
Todd Ammons .... assistant animator (as Todd H. Ammons)
Bill Andres .... color model mark-up
Carlos Arancibia .... inbetween artist (as Carlos R. Arancibia)
Stephen Nelson Austin .... breakdown artist
Kirk E. Axtell II .... painter (as Kirk Axtell II)
Thomas Baker .... scene planning supervisor
Kevin A. Barber .... breakdown artist
Anne Marie Bardwell .... animator (as Anne-Marie Bardwell)
Javier Espinosa Bañuelos .... key assistant animator (as Francisco Espinosa)
Janelle C. Bell-Martin .... breakdown artist (as Janelle Bell-Martin)
George Benavides .... rough inbetweener
David Berthier .... animator (as David Berthier-Duverneuil)
Russell Blandino .... assistant paint supervisor
Sara Bleick .... scene planner (as S.J. Bleick)
Claire Bourdin .... assistant animator
Russell Braun .... breakdown artist
Jo Ann Breuer .... 2D animation processor
Philippe Briones .... key assistant animator
Jeff Brown .... inbetween artist
James Burks .... inbetween artist
Scott A. Burroughs .... assistant animator
Serge Bussone .... assistant animator (as Bussone Serge)
Joey Calderon .... painter
Ofra Afouta Calderon .... painter (as Ofra Afuta Naylor)
Thomas Cardone .... background artist
Ryan L. Carlson .... inbetween artist (as Ryan Carlson)
Hortensia Casagran .... paint/final check supervisor (as Hortensia M. Casagran)
Janice M. Caston .... painter
Farouk Cherfi .... key assistant animator
Karen China .... 2D animation processor (as Karen N. China)
Wesley Chun .... key assistant animator (as Wes Chun)
Casey Clayton .... paint mark-up
Ron Cohee .... key assistant animator
Daniel Cohen .... animation checker
Karen Comella .... color models supervisor
Frank R. Cordero .... breakdown artist
Trish Coveney-Rees .... layout artist
Fred Craig .... layout artist
Caroline Cruikshank .... animator
Don Crum .... breakdown artist
Lynnette Cullen .... 2D animation processor (as Lynnette E. Cullen)
Lea Dahlen .... final checker
Dan Daly .... key assistant animator
Tammy Daniel-Biske .... assistant animator
Christopher G. Darroca .... breakdown artist
Nicole de Bellefroid .... breakdown artist
Antony De Fato .... assistant animator
Jeroen Dejonckheere .... key assistant animator
Patrick Delage .... animator
Eric Delbecq .... animator
Robert Dettloff .... painter
Frank Dietz .... breakdown artist (as Frank F. Dietz)
Frank DiGregorio .... inbetween artist
Monica Dollison .... scene planner
Dominick R. Domingo .... background artist
Bernard Dourdent .... breakdown artist
Debbie Du Bois .... background artist
Jeremy Falkowski .... inbetween artist
Perry Farinola .... breakdown artist
Phyllis Fields .... assistant paint supervisor (as Phyllis Estelle Fields)
James Aaron Finch .... layout artist
Tom Fish .... key assistant animator
Gareth Fishbaugh .... 2D animation processor (as Gareth P. Fishbaugh)
Michael Foley .... painter
Doug Frankel .... animator
Natalie Franscioni-Karp .... background artist
Edmund Gabriel .... rough inbetweener
Steven Geer .... inbetween artist
Ed Ghertner .... layout supervisor (as Edward L. Ghertner)
Patricia L. Gold .... paint mark-up
Dean Gordon .... background supervisor
Steven Pierre Gordon .... animator
Matthieu Gosselin .... layout artist (as Mathieu Gasselin)
Thierry Goulard .... animator
Gizella Gregán .... assistant animator (as Gizella Maros-Gregan)
Jan Barley Gutowski .... animation checker
Joe Haidar .... animator
John E. Hailey .... assistant animator (as John O'Hailey)
James A. Harris .... key assistant animator
Kris Heller .... assistant animator
Mark Henley .... scene planning supervisor
Arturo A. Hernandez .... assistant animator (as Arturo Alejandro Hernandez)
Gontran Hoarau .... layout artist
Kent Holaday .... track reader
Dave Holbrook .... inbetween artist (as David Holbrook)
Renee Holt .... clean-up supervisor
Jacqueline Hooks .... animation checker (as Jacqueline Hooks-Winterlich)
Derrick Huckvale .... scene setup
Ron Jackson .... scene planner (as Ronald J. Jackson)
Phillip A. Jones .... breakdown artist
Debra Jorgensborg .... color modeler
Chan Woo Jung .... assistant animator
Myung Kang .... key assistant animator (as Myung Kang Teague)
David Karp .... painter
Angelika Katz .... painter (as Angelika R. Katz)
Nicolas Keramidas .... layout artist
Seung Beom Kim .... assistant animator
Sally-Anne King .... final checker
Mark Koetsier .... animator
Marty Korth .... lead key assistant animator (as Martin C. Korth)
Doug Krohn .... animator
Michael Kurinsky .... background artist
Christine Landés-Tigano .... assistant animator
Lisa G. Lanyon .... breakdown artist
Christine Laubach .... digital background painter
Kukhee Lee .... painter
Miyul Lee .... key assistant animator
Roberta Lee-Borchardt .... final checker (as Roberta Lee Borchardt)
Karan Lee-Storr .... registration
Ludovic Letrun .... assistant animator
Kellie D. Lewis .... key assistant animator
Robert Lizardo .... 2D animation processor
William Lorencz .... background artist
Sean Luo .... breakdown artist
Philippe Malka .... breakdown artist
David Mar .... inbetween artist
Tim Massa .... breakdown artist
Scott McCartor .... scene planner
Teri McDonald .... final checker (as Teri N. McDonald)
Michael A. McFerren .... 2D animation processor (as Michael Alan McFerren)
Richard J. McFerren .... 2D animation processor
Brian McKim .... key assistant animator (as Brian B. McKim)
Benoit Meurzec .... assistant animator
Florence Montceau .... key assistant animator
Borja Montoro .... animator
Deborah Mooneyham .... painter (as Deborah Jane Mooneyham)
Albert Francis Moore .... assistant supervisor: animation check
Don Moore .... background artist
Maurilio Morales .... key assistant animator
Gary Mouri .... layout artist (as Gary D. Mouri)
David Nethery .... key assistant animator (as David T. Nethery)
Phil Noto .... assistant animator
Karen Nugent .... painter (as Karen Lynne Nugent)
Rosaleen O'Byrne .... animation checker
Kathleen O'Mara-Svetlik .... animation checker (as Kathleen O'Mara)
Eunice Ok Yu .... key assistant animator (as Eunice 'Eun Ok' Yu)
Jamie Oliff .... animator
Karen S. Paat .... animation checker
Ralf Palmer .... animator
Marsha Park .... key assistant animator (as Marsha W.J. Park-Yum)
Jason Peltz .... assistant animator
Catherine Peterson .... final checker (as Catherine Mirkovich-Peterson)
Jason Pichon .... inbetween artist
Christine Poli Chatal .... assistant animator (as Christine Chatal-Poli)
Doug Post .... assistant animator
Catherine Poulain .... animator
Linda Praamsma .... painter (as Rosalinde Praamsma)
Robb Pratt .... animator
Jeff Purves .... layout artist
Steve Quentin .... inbetween artist (as Steven Quentin)
Bonnie Ramsey .... paint mark-up (as Bonnie A. Ramsey)
Peter Raymundo .... breakdown artist
David Recinos .... assistant animator (as David E. Recinos)
Allison Renna .... breakdown artist
Robyn Roberts .... 2D animation processing supervisor (as Robyn Roberts Parra)
Tony Santo .... inbetween artist
Danny R. Santos .... inbetween artist
Christine Schultz .... painter
Elsa Sesto .... breakdown artist (as Elsa Sesto-Vidal)
Pierre Seurin .... assistant animator (as Pierre Seurin-Landreau)
Tom Shannon .... layout artist
Heidi Shellhorn .... painter (as Heidi Woodward Shellhorn)
Jacqueline Shepherd .... inbetween artist (as Jacqueline M. Shepherd)
Grace Shirado .... color model mark-up (as Grace H. Shirado)
Vincent Siracusano .... key assistant animator
Lon Smart .... key assistant animator
Karen Somerville .... animation checker
Chris Sonnenberg .... rough inbetweener
Ann Sorensen .... color models supervisor (as Ann Marie Sorenson)
Phirum Sou .... assistant animator
Lisa Souza .... layout artist
Rusty Stoll .... key assistant animator
Susan Sugita .... assistant animator (as Susan Y. Sugita)
Wes Sullivan .... rough inbetweener
Yoshimichi Tamura .... animator (as Tamura Yoshimichi)
George Taylor .... background artist
Roxanne M. Taylor .... painter
Myrian Ferron Tello .... final checker
Sylvaine Terriou .... assistant animator
Tami Terusa .... painter
Maryann Thomas .... background artist
Chad Thompson .... inbetween artist
Marshall Lee Toomey .... clean-up supervisor
Kim Torpey .... key assistant animator
Marc Tosolini .... assistant animator
Christina Elaine Toth .... painter (as Christina E. Toth)
Patrick Tuorto .... breakdown artist
Rosana Urbes .... assistant animator
Britt Van der Nagel .... painter (as Britt-Marie Van Der Nagel)
Irma Velez .... assistant paint supervisor
Kristoff Vergne .... animator
Xavier Villez .... assistant animator (as Xavier Vilez)
Yer 'Za' Vue .... key assistant animator
Kevyn Wallace .... layout artist (as Kevin L. Wallace)
Andreas Wessel-Therhorn .... animator
Matt Whitlock .... inbetween artist
Barbara Wiles .... animation check supervisor
Theresa Wiseman .... animator
Ginger Wolf .... assistant animator (as Ginger Wolf Browning)
David Womersley .... layout artist
Thomas Woodington .... digital background painter
Rebecca Wrigley .... breakdown artist
Ron Zeitler .... assistant animator
Jane Zhao .... key assistant animator
Stephan Zupkas .... key assistant animator
David J. Zywicki .... color model mark-up (as David Zywicki)
Marec Fritzinger .... layout artist (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Chris DeLaGuardia .... color timer
Gregory F. Plotts .... assistant editor
Bruce Tauscher .... color timer
 
Music Department
Earl Ghaffari .... music editor
Jill Heffley .... music production assistant
Deniece LaRocca .... music production coordinator (as Deniece Hall)
Tom MacDougall .... music production supervisor
Shawn Murphy .... music mixer
Shawn Murphy .... music recordist
Andrew Page .... music production manager
Da-Hong Seetoo .... music engineer
Shawne Zarubica .... music production manager
 
Other crew
Patricia L. Adams .... production supporter
Theresa Bentz .... production supporter
Holly E. Bratton .... manager: color models
Liza Breuninger .... production accountant
Raines Carr .... production supporter
Vicki Casper .... animation stock librarian (as Vicki L. Casper)
Patti Conklin .... production supporter
Jeff Deckman .... production supporter (as Jeffrey A. Deckman)
Liane Abel Dietz .... production supporter
Brett Drogmund .... production supporter
Stacey Ernst-Campbell .... production supporter (as Stacey Ernst)
Bill Fadness .... film & digital services supervisor (as William Fadness)
Bérangère Frésard .... production supporter (as Berangere Fresard)
Christopher W. Gee .... technical supervisor: film and digital services
Brenda Harris .... manager: disk space & retakes
Stephanie C. Herrman .... assistant manager: film & digital services
Greg Hill .... production assistant
Laura I. Jamie .... data entry (as Laura Jaime)
Laura I. Jamie .... data entry (as Laura Jamie)
Tim Kwan .... production supporter
Michael La Brusciano .... production supporter
Ben Lemon .... assistant manager: disk space & retakes
Jenni Magee-Cook .... production supporter
Ninka Katarina Mortensen .... production supporter (as Ninka Mortensen-Clerin)
Jane Poleshek-Reyes .... production supporter
Jacqueline Roberts .... production accountant (as Jacqueline Roberts-Gordon)
Debra Rogers .... production supporter
Jennifer Sari .... production supporter
Tone Thyne .... production supporter
Sherri H. Villarete .... scene planning & efx
Abby Werman .... production supporter
Todd J. Winton .... production supporter
Suzy Zeffren .... film and digital services coordinator (as Suzy Zeffren-Rauch)
 

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This short represents Disney's final use of CAPS (their last feature to make use of the digital ink-and-paint system was Home on the Range (2004)).See more »
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A small Disney masterpiece: Such a beautiful and touching story, 17 June 2010
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom

Ever since I was a little girl, I have been deeply moved by Hans Christian Andersen's story. It is so beautiful, so touching and so poignant, yet I don't consider it depressing in any way. From the very start, I had immediate sympathy for the Little MatchGirl of the title, and I was hoping this Disney short would do this amazing story justice. And it does.

The Little MatchGirl in my opinion is a small Disney masterpiece, it is very short, but it is beautiful in every meaning of the word. I am a huge fan of Disney, not only of their films(Beauty and the Beast especially) but also of their Silly Symphonies like The Old Mill and Flowers and Trees. The Little MatchGirl is yet another favourite of mine from them.

The short has no dialogue or voices, all through visuals and music, and this worked. The animation is simply stunning, the backgrounds, character features, the architecture of those beautiful Russian buildings and colours are consistently amazing. And I have to say the music is outstanding, this was a piece of music- Borrodin's String Quartet no. 2, Nocturno- that I really underestimated, it is a truly beautiful work that is put to perfect use and beautifully performed. The story is still poignant and touching in tone, the title character I related to immediately and the pacing is just right.

Overall, a superb short, like I said with The Old Mill, I forgot I was watching a cartoon and thought I was watching a work of art. 10/10 Bethany Cox

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