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The Bear

The Bear

  1. Overview
  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

On a visit to the zoo, Tilly meets a polar bear who visits her at home and secretly stays. So begins a magical frienship with bear size problems.

Award in Annecy

  • Special Award for a TV special (up to 52 mn) (1999)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: The Bear

    Directed by: Hilary AUDUS

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 1998

    Running time: 26 min

  • Technique


    Techniques used: crayons, hand painted/rendered

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Hilary AUDUS

    Production: TVC LONDON, John COATES

    Distribution: CHANNEL 4 TELEVISION, Clare KITSON

    Based on: The Bear (Raymond Briggs)

    Script: Howard Blake

    Graphics: Joanna Harrison

    Storyboard: Hilary Audus, Joanna Harrison

    Sets: Michael Gabriel, Paul Osbourne

    Animation: Joanna Harrison

    Music: Howard Blake

    Sound: Mike Ross-Trevor

    Editing: Taylor Grant

    Voice: Charlotte Church