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270 Ratings

The Snowman

United Kingdom, 1982
Animation, Short, Adventure


Wordless (save for the song “Walking in the Air”) animated adventure about a young English boy who makes a snowman one Christmas Eve, only for it to come to life that night and take him on a magical adventure to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus.

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The Snowman Directed by Dianne Jackson, Jimmy T. Murakami

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1983 | Nominee: Best Short Film, Animated

BAFTA Awards

1983 | Winner: Best Children's Programme (Entertainment/Drama) (Television)

1983 | Nominee: Best Graphics (Television)

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