Stick Man

Stick Man lives in the family tree with his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three, and he's heading on an epic adventure across the seasons. Animated Short. [Premiered on BBC One, Christmas 2015. Starring Martin Freeman, Rob Brydon, Jennifer Saunders, Russell Tovey, Sally Hawkins, Hugh Bonneville]


Stick Man is the latest property to be developed by Magic Light Pictures. Originating from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s wonderful picture book the brand comprises a high end range of merchandise, west end stage show, No.1 selling children’s app and half hour animated film.

"spell-binding...witty and wise... a delight"

Michael Hogan, The Daily Telegraph

Stick Man

Film: Stick Man

Stick Man tells the tale of a happy go lucky father’s epic journey to make it home in time for Christmas. Taking an incredible adventure across the seasons he runs from a playful dog, gets thrown in a river, escapes from a swan’s nest and even ends up on top of a fire. Will he get back to his family?

Creative details
Directed by Jeroen Jaspaert. Co-directed by Daniel Snaddon.

Based on the best-selling children’s book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler.

Adapted by Max Lang and Jeroen Jaspaert.

Music composed by René Aubry.

Cast: Hugh Bonneville, Rob Brydon, Martin Freeman, Sally Hawkins, Jennifer Saunders, Russell Tovey.

Produced in association with Triggerfish Studios, BBC and ZDF.

Distributed on DVD in the UK by Entertainment One.

Stick Man

Stick Man: Helping Santa

Help Santa deliver the magic of Christmas! Children fly in Santa’s sleigh over the rooftops and deliver presents to all the fast-asleep girls and boys.

This No.1 Kids apps is available from the App StoreGoogle Play and Amazon.

Stick Man: Helping Santa wants children to:

  • drop presents down the right chimneys
  • make sure they’re on target
  • grab shooting stars for bonus points!
  • unlock decorations so you can decorate your own Christmas tree

Using beautiful artwork from the picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler the game lets children take part in Stick Man’s delightful story and make Christmas happen.


To support the launch of the brand, Magic Light brings a beautiful range of Stick Man product. The range, which includes plush, puzzles and t-shirts has launched in John Lewis, Waterstones and independents. There will also be Stick Man reading frames available from Specsavers and a capsule range of clothing from Sainsbury’s Tu.

For the full range of Stick Man merchandise, please visit our official online store.

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Magic Light Pictures distributes Stick Man internationally in all media.
If you are interested in acquiring TV, DVD or other rights, please contact us.

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