March 12, 2023:
The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse won the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film at the 95th Academy Awards, held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California
February 19, 2023
Apple Original Films’ Academy Award nominee The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse won the BAFTA Award for Best British Short Animation.
January 24, 2023:
The holiday hit The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film!
Directed by Peter Baynton and Charlie Mackesy
Written by Charlie Mackesy, based on his bestselling book of the same name
Produced by NoneMore Productions and Bad Robot
Cast: Voices by Tom Hollander, Idris Elba, Gabriel Byrne and Jude Coward Nicoll
Film began streaming on Apple TV+ on December 25 and BBC premiered the film on BBC One and Player for viewers in the U.K.
A story of kindness, friendship, courage and hope for viewers of all ages in a heartwarming, classically animated film based on Charlie Mackesy’s book, “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse.” The poignant and heartfelt journey follows the unlikely friendship of a boy, a mole, a fox and a horse traveling together in the boy’s search for home. The film, featuring Mackesy’s distinctive illustrations brought to life in full color with beautiful hand-drawn animation, stars BAFTA Award winner Tom Hollander (“The Night Manager”) as The Mole, Golden Globe and SAG Award winner Idris Elba (“Luther”) as The Fox, Golden Globe Award winner Gabriel Byrne (“All Things Bright and Beautiful”) as The Horse and newcomer Jude Coward Nicoll as The Boy. —From the Apple TV+ Press Release