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924K. © TVC Cartoons.
The rock-star cat at large, Famous Fred.
© TVC Cartoons.
Fred the kitten. © TVC Cartoons.
The Famous Fred production
team celebrates their Oscar
nomination. From left to right: Joanna Quinn, Nigel Croll,
|John Coates, Paul Madden, Catrin Unwin, Norman Kauffman
and Richard Nye. Photo courtesy of and © TVC.
Famous Fred is
a musical film about a legendary "rock star" cat, based on a book
by Posy Simmonds. The 30-minute film was directed by Joanna Quinn, creator
of animated shorts such as Girl's Night Out, Body Beautiful and
Britannia. Made in Wales, U.K., the film was produced by John Coates
of TVC Cartoons for Channel 4 and S4C and is currently distributed by Hit
Entertainment. In addition to being aired on television, Famous Fred
has been screened at several international animation festivals, and won
the Grand Prize for Best Animated TV Program (Series or Special) at The
1997 Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
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