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Writers:
Suzie Templeton (adaptation)
Marianela Maldonado (co-writer)
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Release Date:
15 February 2008 (USA) See more »
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Boys like Peter are not afraid of wolves...
Plot:
An animated retelling set to Prokofiev's suite. Peter is a slight lad, solitary, locked out of the woods by his protective grandfather... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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2007 Oscar nom shorts
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Directed by
Suzie Templeton 
 
Writing credits
Suzie Templeton (adaptation)

Marianela Maldonado (co-writer)

Sergei Prokofiev (libretto)

Produced by
Alan Dewhurst .... line producer
Alan Dewhurst .... producer
Lars Andreas Hellebust .... executive producer (as Lars Hellebust)
Richard Lockhart .... executive producer: Kreis Consulting (as Richard Eliott Lockhart)
Simon Olswang .... executive producer
Luc Toutounghi .... executive producer: Archangel SA
Hugh Welchman .... producer
Robert Whitehouse .... executive producer
Zbigniew Zmudzki .... co-producer
 
Cinematography by
Mikolaj Jaroszewicz 
 
Film Editing by
Tony Fish 
Suzie Templeton 
 
Production Design by
Jane Morton 
Marek Skrobecki 
 
Art Direction by
Wojciech Jaworski 
Paulina Majda 
Katarzyna Wasiela 
 
Production Management
Elzbieta Stankiewicz .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Lawley-Wakelin .... first assistant director
Marek Skrobecki .... second unit director
Gareth Unwin .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Dino Athanassiou .... storyboard artist
Piotr Dominiak .... painter
Jacek Spychalski .... props
Suzie Templeton .... original character design
Suzie Templeton .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Petter Fladeby .... sound re-recording mixer
Bent Erik Holm .... sound editor
Baard H. Ingebretsen .... supervising sound editor
Erik S. Watland .... foley artist
 
Visual Effects by
Kjetil Foss Birtles .... rotoscope artist
Kacper Czyczylo .... visual effects artist
Virginie Giroux .... digital compositor
Geoffroy Givry .... senior digital compositor
Anette Gjertsen .... digital data management: Storm Studios
Tom Joelsen .... visual effects coordinator
Hans Jørgen Kjærnet .... renderman technical director
Yann Larochette .... digital compositor
Tytus Majerski .... visual effects artist
Morten Moen .... visual effects supervisor
Espen Nordahl .... junior compositor
Ivan Oliveira .... motion control operator
Thibaut Petillon .... digital compositor (as Thibault Petillon)
Kamil Polak .... visual effects supervisor
Ghislain Rio .... digital compositor
Piotr Szczepanowicz .... visual effects artist
Otto Thorbjørnsen .... visual effects editor
Matt Willis-Jones .... colourist
Tim Zaccheo .... visual effects artist
Artur Zicz .... visual effects coordinator
Ronan Broudin .... lead compositor: STORM (uncredited)
Kari Brown .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Björn Fredriksson .... compositor (uncredited)
Samuel Karlsson .... rotoscoping artist (uncredited)
Morten Moen .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Espen Schei .... roto artist (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Malgorzata Bednarek .... camera assistant
Jaroslaw Bedyk .... gaffer
Andy Bowman .... motion control
Magdalena Bryll .... camera assistant
Hugh Gordon .... supervising director of photography
Andrzej Gorski .... camera assistant
Jolanta Malicka .... camera operator
Bogdan Malicki .... camera operator
Tomasz Wochniak .... camera assistant
 
Animation Department
Tim Allen .... senior animator
Magdalena Bryll .... additional animator
Krzysztof Brzozowski .... senior animator
Martin Clapp .... animator
Martin Clapp .... previsualization artist
Martin Davies .... animator (as Martin Rhys-Davies)
Ruth Ducker .... previsualization artist
Wojciech Gierlowski .... additional animator
Jan-Erik Maas .... senior animator
Karoly Papp .... senior animator
Jonny Templeton .... additional animator
Anna Wojtania .... animator
Adam Wyrwas .... lead animator
 
Editorial Department
Michael Ho .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Mark Stephenson .... conductor
Mark Stephenson .... musical director
 
Other crew
Virginia Acedo .... assistant: Neil Mundy
Andrzej Bronikowski .... production assistant
Jerome Fournier .... visual development artist
Egle Jankauskaite .... assistant: Neil Mundy
Kazimierz Królikowski .... production assistant
Agnieszka Kwiecien .... production assistant
Geoff Lindsey .... script editor
Tamsin Lyons .... assistant to the producers
Grant Mason .... silicone supervisor puppet deptpartment
Tom Meeten .... script editor
Neil Mundy .... director of sales and marketing
Steve Oram .... script editor
Adam Partridge .... production assistant
Adam Ptak .... production coordinator
Katrin Ribbe .... researcher
Agata Romanowicz .... assistant to director
Tom Truscott .... development artist
Claire Viroulaud .... press attache france
Carlota Zapata .... production coordinator
Marta Zmuokza-Ptak .... production assistant
 

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At 32 minutes, this is the longest film to win the Best Animated Short category in the Academy Awards through 2010.See more »
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Featured in The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV)See more »
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Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67See more »

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34 out of 36 people found the following review useful.
Magical, 14 October 2006
Author: RolandCPhillips from United Kingdom

I saw Peter & the Wolf at its world premier in the Royal Albert Hall, accompanied by the Philharmonia orchestra. That's an electric experience that will be hard to duplicate… But it certainly won't detract from watching the film in future. Is it a re-imagining of P&TW, a reinterpretation, or a modernisation? Actually, it's all three. Peter's stamping ground is visualised in a depressed, cold and windswept forest somewhere in Eastern Europe; it's hard to tell if it's pre or post Soviet economic bloc. It could be any time, and that is the first great achievement of the film. Peter is a wan, pale and sullen young boy, garbed in hoody and dirty trousers, a stroppy kid, the type who lives down the road – yet his surroundings are timeless. It raises the themes of conflict between rural and urban, youth and age and cruelty and compassion with great dexterity. It's an adaptation that speaks both to the past and the present, which is no mean feat.

The plot is well-known and well-worn: the down-trodden Peter escapes the confines of grim homestead and taciturn, unsentimental grand-pappy with his pet duck and a bird with a broken wing (supported by a balloon, in a very nice touch) to go playing in the unbounded, frosty woods. Until the wolf creeps in. After suffering a great loss at the wolf's paws, Peter must rise to the occasion and capture the beast, who is much stronger and more ferocious than Peter is, but less clever… A rites of passage tale and an introduction to the orchestra for children, this version is actually quite gruelling in some respects. Impoverished and inhospitable, Peter's home life is plausibly miserable, and also easy to relate to: his run-ins with better clothed-and-fed peers and ugly hunters convey beautifully the threat of bullies and ignorant adults. Sharp and clever, but morose, Peter is a compelling hero, and the coda with him standing triumphant and grown, will provoke cheering and a quickened heartbeat.

The stop-motion animation is far less slick than that seen in Wallace and Gromit, but extends a naturalistic, un-burnished and at times almost ghoulish appeal. The slightly jerky movements, warped faces and grimy sets combine to create a world at once familiar yet also deformed, blighted by neglect and insensitivity. The animation also works amazingly well with the music, the movements of people and animals alike assuming the beats, leaps and whirls of the instruments. I guess you could call this a true musical, because while the characters may not leap into spontaneous song and dance, the music actually speaks for them. I'm not much of a music critic, nor do I know Sergei Prokofiev's piece (or any of his music, for that matter) at all well, but I still loved the soundtrack. It did sound modern, and had obviously adapted and moulded to fit the film with small nuances and flourishes, but I'm sure Prokofiev would have approved.

Considering the applause the film got, I'm certain no one else minded either.

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