The Snowman and the Snowdog

1 x 24’ - 2D / Special / Family - 2012 – Now

Aired 30 years after the first transmission of The Snowman, this enchanting story reunites viewers with the Snowman and introduces them to an adorable puppy-friend, the Snowdog.

A timeless and nostalgic brand for all the family helping to make magical memories for everyone, everywhere, every Christmas.

When a young boy and his mother move house, the boy discovers a secret box hidden under the floorboards of his bedroom. In the box, he finds a hat, scarf, some lumps of coal and a shrivelled tangerine - it's a snowman-making kit! Later that day it starts to snow and the boy builds a Snowman and with the little spare snow leftover, a Snowdog. That night, at the stroke of midnight, the Snowman and Snowdog magically come to life…


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Fun facts!
  • 10 million

    People watched The Snowman and The Snowdog premier over the 2012 festive period

  • 2

    Number of years to finish the 24 minute film

  • 17k

    Individually hand-drawn images brought the film to life

  • 1

    Second of film represents up to 30 hours work

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