Nominated for an Academy Award and winner of a BAFTA, The Snowman was first aired on Channel 4 in 1982 and has shown every year since.
One night a snowman comes to life and an unforgettable adventure begins…A true piece of Christmas magic which captures the wonder and innocence of childhood and is loved throughout the world.
A timeless and nostalgic brand for all the family helping to make magical memories for everyone, everywhere, every Christmas.
- Best Children's Programme (Entertainment/Drama)
- Best Short Film, Animated
Year The Snowman book was first published by Raymond Briggs
- 5.5 million
The Snowman books sold worldwide
- 7.3 million
Viewers watch The Snowman and The Snowman and The Snowdog every year on Channel 4
Years The Snowman ran as a seasonal stage show in London's West End
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Alison TaylorDirector of Distribution
Alison is responsible for driving the financing, distribution and long-term content exploitation strategy across all Aardman and third party content. In addition, she leads channel and platform sales in UK, USA and Germany, and is responsible for acquiring third party content for distribution