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Barbie: A Perfect Christmas -- Join Barbie and her sisters in this heartwarming, musical adventure where they discover what truly makes A Perfect Christmas - being together!


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Release Date:
8 November 2011 (USA) See more »
Barbie and her sisters have a whirlwind of activity as they pack and prepare for their big trip to Manhattan... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Rainmaker Toys With Mattel's "Barbie"
 (From SneakPeek. 15 November 2011, 3:16 PM, PST)

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  (in credits order)

Diana Kaarina ... Barbie (voice)
Jennifer Waris ... Barbie (singing voice)
Rachel Harrison ... Skipper (voice)

Nevada Brandt ... Skipper (singing voice)

Lauren Lavoie ... Stacie (voice)

Danielle Bessler ... Stacie (singing voice)
Ashlyn Drummond ... Chelsea (voice)

Lucia Vecchio ... Chelsea (singing voice)

Maryke Hendrikse ... Christie Clauson / Ivy Elif (voice)

Allie Feder ... Christie Clauson (singing voice)
Aidan Drummond ... Brian (voice)

Alistair Abell ... Cole Elif (voice)
Patricia Drake ... Aunt Millie (voice)

Chiara Zanni ... Holly Elif (voice)

Directed by
Mark Baldo 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Elise Allen 

Produced by
Shelley Dvi-Vardhana .... consulting producer
Kevin Gamble .... producer
Rob Hudnut .... executive producer
Gokul Kesavan .... producer
Marty Kossoff .... co-producer
Tiffany J. Shuttleworth .... senior producer
Dan Smith .... co-producer
Steven Wendland .... executive producer
Original Music by
Becky Kneubuhl 
Gabriel Mann 
Film Editing by
Aaron Seelman 
Production Design by
Walter P. Martishius 
Art Direction by
David Colman 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Owen Hurley .... consulting director
Art Department
Jessica Borutski .... designer
Theresa Cullen .... storyboard artist
Peter J. DeLuca .... designer
Peter Ferk .... storyboard artist
David Fulp .... storyboard artist
Scott Hill .... storyboard artist
Nora Johnson .... storyboard artist
Akhil Magotra .... senior lighting artist
Erik Martin .... designer
Mark McDonnell .... designer
Mark Zoeller .... storyboard artist
Sound Department
Kyle Billingsley .... foley engineer
Mark Camperell .... sound editor
Michael Colomby .... sound mixer
Mark Jasper .... sound mixer
Daniel Khim .... assistant sound editor
Vicki Lemar .... recordist
Cynthia Merrill .... foley artist
Chris Pinkston .... sound editor
Anthony Roza .... sound editor
Lydian Tone .... supervising sound editor
Visual Effects by
Giovanni Acchione .... motion capture prop designer: Animatrik Film Design
Fraser Agar .... motion capture reference camera operator: Animatrik Film Design
Peter Benson .... motion capture talent: Animatrik Film Design
Tarafder Biswajit .... effects artist
Tim Bobyk .... motion capture specialist: Animatrik Film Design
Stefanie Boose .... motion capture executive producer: Animatrik Film Design
Kaushik Bose .... visual effects lead
Lauren Bowler .... motion capture talent: Animatrik Film Design
Upender C.H. .... rendering lead
Xavier Callamand .... motion capture video editor: Animatrik Film Design
Michelle Creber .... motion capture talent: Animatrik Film Design
Devyn Dalton .... motion capture talent: Animatrik Film Design
Jayant Das .... texture artist
Heather Doerksen .... motion capture talent: Animatrik Film Design
Heather Feeney .... motion capture talent: Animatrik Film Design
Alexis Fletcher .... motion capture talent: Animatrik Film Design
Patrick Henry .... motion capture reference camera operator: Animatrik Film Design
Brett Ineson .... motion capture supervisor: Animatrik Film Design
Siddharth Kumar .... visual effects supervisor
Ben Lumsden .... motion capture stage manager: Animatrik Film Design
Neal Melancon .... motion capture reference camera operator: Animatrik Film Design
Petar Milacic .... motion capture senior technical artist: Animatrik Film Design
Naresh.Gunda .... lighting artist
Ravi Nepalia .... lighting artist
Ninon Parent .... motion capture talent: Animatrik Film Design
Loganathan Perumal .... effects technical director
Matt Phillips .... motion capture talent: Animatrik Film Design
Ravi Kiran Nunna R. .... lighting team lead
Meg Roe .... motion capture talent: Animatrik Film Design
Cam Schultz .... motion capture prop designer: Animatrik Film Design
Bikrampreet Singh .... lighting artist
Shravan Srikanth .... modeling artist
Cailin Stadnyk .... motion capture talent: Animatrik Film Design
Donavon Stinson .... motion capture talent: Animatrik Film Design
Jennifer Twiner McCarron .... motion capture assistant director: Animatrik Film Design
Animation Department
Somu E. Acharya .... layout supervisor
Prasad Arun .... animation research and development
Anurag Deshmukh .... lighting group lead
Nirmal Gopinath G. .... animator
Prashanth Kumar G.N. .... texturing lead
Chandru H.C. .... layout lead
Zahid Hussain .... matte painter
Arun Negenda Kamath .... mocap animation lead
Arumugam Manivel .... matte painter
Kiran Naidu .... modeling lead
Mani R. .... rigging lead
Sathish Kumar S.M. .... modeling supervisor
Damodar V. Sawant .... quad animation lead
Aniket Shelgikar .... animator
S.T. Sivaraman .... lighting and compositing supervisor
Shravan Srikanth .... modeling artist
Mahadevan Subramanian .... animation research and development
Deepak Thapliyal .... animation research and development
Selvan Venkaitesan .... mocap animation lead
P.C. Vikram .... quad animation supervisor
Editorial Department
Chris Boyer .... colorist
Satish Dasam .... off-line editor
Jason Scott Kavner .... post-production producer
Aditya Menon .... off-line editor
Music Department
Ayal Vishnitzer .... assistant to composer
Other crew
Vivek Acharya .... production coordinator
Marilou Ang .... dvd menu design
William Chen .... production coordinator
Kumar Senthil G. .... IT manager
Carl Hartenstein .... production coordinator
Deepti Kadam .... production coordinator
Isha Yevonne Khan .... production coordinator
Terry Klassen .... voice director
Eric Ladd .... title design
Gabrielle Miles .... production coordinator
Gary Mosman .... systems engineer
Mike Newton .... production coordinator
Devolina Pal .... production coordinator

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74 min
Portugal:M/4 (DVD rating) | USA:Not Rated

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Neither among the worst or the best, a passable Barbie movie, 1 June 2012
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom

I have made no secret of having a soft spot for the Barbie movies. Neither of them are perfect movies or among the best movies I've seen, but they're charming and mostly have their heart in the right place. I had mixed feelings on A Perfect Christmas. It is better than A Fairy Secret and Fashion Fairytale, but not as good as Nutcracker, Diamond Castle, The Prince and the Pauper and Island Princess. What I didn't like very much were the character designs which consist of big heads and eyes and tiny mouths(though thankfully Barbie doesn't look as anorexic as she did in Fashion Fairytale for instance) and the singing which not only sounded forced but completely different to the voice actors. Regarding the voice actors they aren't as stilted as in Fairy Secret and Fashion Fairytale but lacking the fluency of Rapunzel for example(plus Kelly Sheridan is sorely missed). And there are times where the dialogue is corny, though thankfully less "bad-attitude" driven Fairy Secret and Fashion Fairytale. However, the character designs aside, the backgrounds are less rough and more colourful though still not as stunning as Nutcracker, Swan Lake and Diamond Castle, and the music is very sweet and catchy. I also admired the story, which had more heart than especially Fairy Secret, and the message is of the importance of Christmas, a step in the right direction compared to the hate and vanity that Fashion Fairytale seemed to promote. The characters are well-meaning and cute in general, not as spirited as in earlier entries(Rapunzel, Three Musketeers and Nutcracker as examples) but not the stereotypical brats from Fairy Secret and Fashion Fairytale. So overall, passable, not among the best or worst of the Barbie movies. By all means it could've been better, but compared to Fairy Secret and Fashion Fairytale it could've been worse as well. 6/10 Bethany Cox

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