The Spiderwick Chronicles


1h 37m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Peculiar things start to happen the moment the Grace family (Jared, his twin brother Simon, sister Mallory and their mom) leave New York and move into the secluded old house owned by their great, great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. Unable to explain the strange disappearances and accidents that seem to

Film Details

Also Known As
Arthur Spiderwick, Arthur Spiderwick's Guide to the Fantastic World Around You, Spiderwick, Spiderwick Chronicles, Spiderwick kronieken, chroniques de Spiderwick
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Synopsis

Peculiar things start to happen the moment the Grace family (Jared, his twin brother Simon, sister Mallory and their mom) leave New York and move into the secluded old house owned by their great, great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. Unable to explain the strange disappearances and accidents that seem to be happening on a daily basis, the family blames Jared. When he, Simon and Mallory investigate what's really going on, they uncover the fantastic truth of the Spiderwick estate and of the creatures that inhabit it.

Crew

Nathan Abbot

Visual Effects Supervisor

Tom Acosta

Greensman

Alia Agha

Digital Effects Artist

Mark Agostino

Video Playback

Ahmet Ahmet

Titles

Simon Aitken

Tutor

Claire Alary

Property Master

Steven Alessi

Grip

John Alexander

Welder

Tim Alexander

Visual Effects Supervisor

Gary Alinea

Software Engineer

Tom Allain

Animator

Joe Allegro

Lighting Technician

Charles Alleneck

Animator

Michael Alvarado

Production Secretary

Jesse Alvarez

Foreman

Robert Alves

Animator

Christian Alzmann

Visual Effects

Frederic Amblard

Set Designer

Richard L Anderson

Sound Editor

Michael Annett

Accountant

Steve Aplin

Animation Supervisor

Caroline Aquin

Special Makeup Effects

Mimia Arbelaez

Digital Effects Artist

Francois Archambault

Steadicam Operator

Francois Archambault

Camera Operator

Serge Archambault

Charge Scenic Painter

Pascal Archambault-bouffard

Stunts

Jason Armstrong

Animator

Brad Arnold

Assistant Director

Lisa Aron

Software Engineer

Simon Asselin

Production Assistant

Eric Aubin

Photography

Jim Aupperle

Digital Effects Artist

Paul Babin

Camera Operator

Trang Bach

Digital Effects Artist

Al Bailey

Digital Effects Artist

Joseph Bailey

Digital Effects Artist

Kenneth Bailey

Digital Effects

Natalie Baillie

Digital Effects Artist

Marie-elaine Bailly

Production Coordinator

Katharine Baird

Digital Effects Artist

Eric Baker

Character Animation

Kelley L Baker

Auditor

Jerome Bakum

Software Engineer

James Baldanzi

Production Assistant

Brooks Baldwin

Dialect Coach

Michael Balog

Digital Effects

Eric Bardin

Assistant Property Master

Steve Barnett

Coproducer

Brian Barnhart

Props

Kevin Barnhill

Animation Supervisor

Carlo Basail

Greensman

Rod Basham

Digital Effects Artist

Michael Bauer

Digital Effects Artist

Daniel Bayona

Digital Effects Artist

Chrystian Beaudoin

Sculptor

Charles Beetz

Rigging Electrician

Anna Behlmer

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Mathieu Belhumeur

Welder

Marielou Belisle-pierre

Assistant Director

Joseph Bellerose

Stand-In

David Berenbaum

Screenplay

Jill Berger

Digital Effects Artist

Chantal Bergeron

Hair Stylist

Melanie Bergeron

Medic

Sylvain Bergevin

Chief Lighting Technician

Lori Berlanga

Production Coordinator

Josee Bernard

Sound

Marie Bernard

Greensman

Jean-philippe Bernier

Camera Trainee

Dick Bernstein

Music Editor

Steven R Bernstein

Original Music

Veronique Bertrand

Models

Kandice Billingsley

Assistant Location Manager

Mark Binder

Sound Effects

Martin Binette

Greensman

James D. Bissell

Production Designer

Stacy Bissell

Production

Hans Bjerno

Aerial Director Of Photography

Francis Black

Storyboard Artist

Holly Black

Source Material

Holly Black

Executive Producer

Robert A. Blackburn

Construction Coordinator

John Blair

Accounting Assistant

Steve Blalock

Stunt Coordinator

Murielle Blouin

Costumes

Andre Boisvert

Plasterer

Elizabeth Bolden

Grip

Jean Bolte

Digital Effects Artist

Laurent Bonet

Sculptor

Samati Boonchitsitsak

Animator

Bob Bornstein

Music

Joseph Borrelli

Auditor

Alan Boucek

Digital Effects Artist

Audrey Bouchard

Grip

Mathieu Boucher

Digital Effects Artist

Richard Boucher

Dolly Grip

Melanie Boudreault

Assistant Set Decorator

Michel Boulanger

Driver

Mark Bourgeois

Editing

Aharon Bourland

Digital Effects Artist

Dany Bourque

Rigging Electrician

Robert Bowen

Painter

Steve Bowen

Colorist

Felicity Bowring

Makeup Artist

Joey Box

Stunt Coordinator

Diane Boyer

Greensman

Gaspar Brabant

Special Effects Technician

Vincent Brabant

Props Assistant

Kane Brassington

Rotoscope Animator

Devin Breese

Digital Effects Artist

Hans Brekke

Animator

Joseph Brennan

Boom Operator

Bailey Brent

Animator

Julie Breton

Casting

Alain Brochu

Carpenter

Ann Brochu

Construction

Francois Brochu

Carpenter

Johanne Brochu

Accountant

Michel Brochu

Construction

Rejean Brochu

Carpenter

Sarah Broshar

Assistant Editor

Chantell Brown

Software Engineer

Judy Brown

Tutor

Tripp Brown

Digital Effects Artist

Matt Brumit

Digital Effects Artist

Dhyana Brummel

Digital Effects Artist

Michael Brunet

Animator

Ken Bryan

Digital Effects Artist

Daniel Bryant

Digital Effects Artist

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutter

Cathy Burrow

Digital Effects Artist

Stephane Byl

Rigging Electrician

Greg Byrne

On-Set Dresser

Stephen S. Campanelli

Steadicam Operator

Stephen S. Campanelli

Camera Operator

Howard W Campbell

Digital Effects Artist

Shelley Campbell

Digital Effects Artist

Isabelle Campeau

Stand-In

Claudia Candia

Cgi Artist

Mark Canton

Producer

Tom Cantrell

Electrician

Brian Cantwell

Digital Effects Artist

Mario Capellari

Digital Effects Artist

Derrick Carlin

Animator

Tamala Carter

Digital Effects Artist

Rene Casavant

Sculptor

William S Cash

Props

Jean-marie Casista

Construction

Lyssa Caster

Production Assistant

Thomas Causey

Sound Mixer

Bradford De Caussin

Cgi Artist

Daniel Cavey

Visual Effects

Lanny Cermak

Digital Effects Artist

Christian Chabot

Electrician

Mario Chabot

Set Designer

Renaud Chamberland

Greensman

Frederic Chamorro

Scenic Artist

Yves Champagne

Costumes

Sylvain Chaput

Craft Service

Adam Charbonneau

Special Effects Technician

Yvon "chico" Charbonneau

Special Effects Technician

Annick Chartier

Makeup Artist

George Chartrand

Special Effects

Michael Chavez

Camera Operator

Ben Cheah

Sound Recordist

Pierre Cheminat

Auditor

Leila Chesloff

Digital Effects Artist

Peter Chesloff

Digital Effects Artist

Katrina Chevalier

Hair Stylist

Fabien Chevrier

Sculptor

Patrick Chevrier

Production Assistant

Marc Chicoine

Sculptor

Jeremy Cho

Rotoscope Animator

Michael Chock

Sound Editor

Francis Choquette

Special Effects Technician

Marc Chow

Special Effects

Ian Christie

Digital Effects Artist

Blair Clark

Visual Effects Supervisor

Brian Clark

Digital Effects

Michael Clemens

Digital Effects Artist

Rosalie Clermont

Costume Coordinator

Mickael Coedel

Animator

Raquel Coelho

Animator

Mark Coffey

Assistant Sound Editor

Phil Coffman

Props

Bob Cole

Special Effects Technician

Chad A Cole

Foreman

Michael B Cole

Greensman

Michael Comfort

Visual Effects

Jeff Consiglio

Visual Effects Editor

Michael A. Contreraz

Foreman

Robin D. Cook

Casting

Andrew Cooper

Photography

Karin Cooper

Cg Supervisor

Michael Cordova

Digital Effects Artist

Blake Cornett

Sound Recordist

Dan Cortez Diablo

Foreman

Micheline Cossette

Costume Department

Film Details

Also Known As
Arthur Spiderwick, Arthur Spiderwick's Guide to the Fantastic World Around You, Spiderwick, Spiderwick Chronicles, Spiderwick kronieken, chroniques de Spiderwick
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 37m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter February 14, 2008

Released in United States on Video June 24, 2008

David Berenbaum's screenplay adaptation will cover the first three of the six-book series.

Paramount Pictures optioned the six-book series called "The Spiderwick Chronicles" written by Holly Black, illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi and published by Simon & Schuster from which the project is based.

Released in United States Winter February 14, 2008

Released in United States on Video June 24, 2008