Zookeeper


1h 42m 2011

Brief Synopsis

The animals at the Franklin Park Zoo love their kindhearted caretaker, Griffin Keyes. Finding himself more comfortable with a lion than a lady, Griffin decides the only way to get a girl in his life is to leave the zoo and find a more glamorous job. The animals, in a panic, decide to break their time-honored code of silence and reveal their biggest secret: they can talk! To keep Griffin from leaving, they decide to teach him the rules of courtship - animal style.

Film Details

Also Known As
Le gardien du zoo, Zookeeper - Djurens hjälte, Zookeeper - Le héros des animaux
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Family
Release Date
2011
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Stone Zoo, Stoneham, Massachusetts, USA; Franklin Park Zoo, Massachusetts, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Synopsis

The animals at the Franklin Park Zoo love their kindhearted caretaker, Griffin Keyes. Finding himself more comfortable with a lion than a lady, Griffin decides the only way to get a girl in his life is to leave the zoo and find a more glamorous job. The animals, in a panic, decide to break their time-honored code of silence and reveal their biggest secret: they can talk! To keep Griffin from leaving, they decide to teach him the rules of courtship - animal style.

Crew

Kasi A

Matte Painter

Kristin Achtmeyer

Production Assistant

Nic Adams

Production Assistant

Laide Agunbiade

Compositor

Brendan Aikens

Production Assistant

Alfred Ainsworth

Video Assist/Playback

David W Allen

Visual Effects

Marcio Alves

Craft Service

Ed Anderson

Compositor

Scot Armstrong

Screenplay (Uncredited)

Scot Armstrong

Writer (Uncredited)

Scot Armstrong

Other

James Atkin

Song

Neil Atkins

Compositor

Pierce Austin

Hair

Chris Ayers

Concept Artist

Stanley B

Matchmove Artist

Justine Baddeley

Casting Director

Nick Bakay

Screenplay

Ryan Baker

Sound

K Balaji

Compositor

Devon Balsamo-gillis

Visual Effects

Emma Barber

Production Assistant

Michael Barret

Director Of Photography

Michael Barret

Other

Michael Barret

Dp/Cinematographer

A Ibrahim Basha

Rotoscope Artist

Maren Beauchesne

Costumer

Jean-paul Beaulieu

Compositor

Walt Becker

Producer

Bobby Beckles

Stunts

Judson Bell

Special Effects Foreman

Woody Bell

Key Grip

Adam V Bellao

Special Effects Technician

Jeffrey Benjamin

Character Designer

Tracy Bennett

Still Photographer

Dane Benton

Production Assistant

John Beran

Key Rigging Grip

James Berkery

Production Assistant

Barry Bernardi

Executive Producer

Barry Bernardi

Unit Director

Rosie Bernhard

Stunts

Chick Bernhardt

Stunts

Paul Berolzheimer

Sound Effects Editor

Deepika Bhandari

Rotoscope Artist

V.s.h.ravi Ram Bhimaraju

Matte Painter

Theodore Bialek

Cg Supervisor

Cathy Bielawski

Song

Konrad Black

Song

Perry Andelin Blake

Unit Director

Madi Bland

Rotoscope Artist

Kirk Bloom

Assistant Camera

Jill Bogdanowicz

Colorist

Bryan Bonwell

Music Supervisor

Patsy L Bouge

Post-Production Supervisor

Francine Bouska

Stunts

Peter Boynton

Chief Lighting Technician

Dhiraj Brahma

Matte Painter

Greta Bramberg

Production Assistant

Diane Branagan

Animal Trainer

Ana Brett

Song Performer

Ana Brett

Song

Stevo Brock

Mechanical Special Effects

Christian Brown

3-D Models

David Brown

Song

Jeremy Brown

Digital Artist

Leslie K Brown

Costumer

Matt Brown

Special Effects Technician

Bettina Browne

Animal Trainer

Deran Brownson

Song

Armin Bruderlin

Software Engineer

Jan Burda

Compositor

Shannan Burkley

Matte Painter

Mariah Burns

Visual Effects

Ronnie Bushaw

Digital Artist

Aimee Butterfield

Assistant Property Master

Aravindan C

Rotoscope Artist

Aida Caefer

Hair

Dave Cambria

Chief Lighting Technician

Aaron Campbell

Character Animation

Grady Campbell

Compositor

Tom Carden

Song

Tom Carden

Song Performer

Robert Carnes

Transportation Captain

Marcus Carter

Rotoscope Artist

Stephanie Carter

Costumer

Harry Wayne Casey

Song

George Cawood

Visual Effects Producer

J. André Chaintreuil

Set Designer

Matthew Chambers

Software Engineer

Joshua Chapel

Compositor

David Eric Chapman

Assistant Director

Mike Chapman

Song

Francois Chardavoine

Software Engineer

Asani Charles

Song

Pierre Chastain

Character Animation

John Abraham Chempil

Rotoscope Artist

Alan Chen

Cg Supervisor

Nicholas Chinn

Song

Danica Chipman

Assistant Set Decorator

Pamela Choules

Visual Effects Editor

Jeff Chung

Compositor

Patrick Clark

Visual Effects

Shawn Clark

Character Animation

Peter Clarke

Mechanical Special Effects

Brian Clawson

Visual Effects

Dawn Clounch

Assistant

Moti Cohen

Software Engineer

Stefaan Contreras

Character Designer

Bertrand Cordier

Compositor

Sean Corzo

Special Effects Technician

Stacy Courtney

Stunts

Murilo Coutinho

Software Engineer

Garrett Cox

Software Engineer

Jacques Daigle

Character Animation

Dr. Roger Danchik

Gang Boss

Laura Dash

Stunts

Marc-andre Davignon

Software Engineer

Camila P Davila

Digital Artist

Kim Davis-wagner

Casting Director

Mark Decloedt

Song

Douglas A Degrazzio

Film Lab

Mark Dellagrotte

Trainer

Bradley Delp

Song

Ian Dench

Song

Debbie Denise

Visual Effects Producer

Hillary Derby

Key Costumer

Marguerite Derricks

Choreographer

Patsy Deshields

Production Accountant

Sean Devereaux

Visual Effects Supervisor

E Dharanidharan

Matchmove Artist

Anthony Diaz

Modelmaker

Joe Dicesare

Matte Painter

Erin Dicker

Assistant

Tony Diep

Compositor

Michael Dilbeck

Music Supervisor

Jeff Dillinger

Compositor

A Dinesh

Matte Painter

Sam Dinwiddie

Special Effects Technician

Justin Ditter

Hair

Gyula Dobas

Song

Mitch Dobrowner

Visual Effects

Perry Dodgson

Boom Operator

Charlotte Dore

Puppeteer

Daniel T. Dorrance

Art Director

Norman Douglass

Stunts

Danny Downey

Stunts

Brian Drewes

Visual Effects Producer

Colin Drobnis

Compositor

Tulio Duenas

Assistant Camera

Rickley W Dumm

Sound Effects Editor

Consuelo Duran

Visual Effects

Corina Duran

Makeup

Balaji E

Rotoscope Artist

Manoj Kumar E

Matchmove Artist

Gilbert Eatherton

Transportation Co-Captain

Jennifer Eatz

Executive Producer

Joe Eckroat

Cg Supervisor

Camille Eden

Digital Artist

A A Elanchezhiyan

Matte Painter

Keridan Elliott

Character Animation

Kelly Erickson

Production Assistant

Fish Essenfeld

Compositor

Aaron Estrada

Compositor

Yuri Everson

Visual Effects

Yuri Everson

Puppeteer

Gino Falsetto

Associate Producer

Davis Fandino

Sculptor

David Fedele

Visual Effects

Jamie Felz

Assistant Camera

Rebecca Fenton

Production Assistant

James Fetter

Compositor

Mark Fickett

Software Engineer

Richard Finch

Song

Patrick Finley

Compositor

Robert D Fisher

Greensman

Ken Fitzgibbon

Medic

Jamie K Fitzpatrick

Assistant Camera

Kristopher Cho Flagg

Song

Bill Flanagan

Best Boy Grip

David Fogg

Visual Effects

Francis L Foley

Foreman

Zachary Foley

Song

Mark Forbes

Animal Trainer

Barbara Ford

Visual Effects Producer

Jacob E Forster

Key Rigging Grip

R. Scott Forster

Best Boy Grip

Jaime Fortuno-lavin

Compositor

Steve Frakes

Modelmaker

Adam Francis

Motion Control

Robert S Frank

Location Manager

Elisabeth Franklin

Character Animation

Kevin Freeman

Character Animation

Thomas Frohling

Set Designer

Regaye M Fulcher

Visual Effects

Selvam G

Matte Painter

Frank Gaeta

Supervising Sound Editor

Adrian Garber

Costumer

Joe Gareri

Visual Effects Producer

Todd Garner

Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Le gardien du zoo, Zookeeper - Djurens hjälte, Zookeeper - Le héros des animaux
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Family
Release Date
2011
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Stone Zoo, Stoneham, Massachusetts, USA; Franklin Park Zoo, Massachusetts, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Wide Release in United States Summer July 8, 2011

Released in United States on Video October 11, 2011

Walt Becker was previously attached to direct and produce.

MGM acquired the spec script by Scherick and Ronn for a reported $2 million against $3 million.

Released in United States on Video October 11, 2011

Wide Release in United States Summer July 8, 2011 (2500+)