The Pagemaster


1h 15m 1994

Brief Synopsis

A storm forces frightened Richard Tyler inside a nearby library for shelter. Mr. Dewey, the librarian, sees that Richard needs an adventure and tries to give the boy a book but all Richard wants is a phone. Before he can call his parents, Richard slips on the floor, hits his head and passes out. When he wakes up, he finds himself in a fantasy land populated by famous literary characters.

Film Details

Also Known As
El guardiƔn de las palabras, Pagemaster, Pagemaster - den magiska resan
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Adventure
Family
Fantasy
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 15m

Synopsis

Taking refuge from a storm in an empty library, a timid young boy is sent on an amazing animated adventure by The Pagemaster, keeper of the books and guardian of the written word. Making the acquaintance of three books, each representing the timeless themes of Adventure, Fantasy and Horror, the boy takes a breathtaking journey as his new friends lead him through their limitless world of imagination.

Crew

Allen L Aarucan

Other

Jim Aicholtz

Sound Mixer

Peter Albito

Other

Ashley Alexander

Assistant Engineer

Athena Alexander

Set Production Assistant

Franci Allen

Other

Jonathan Allen

Assistant Engineer

Alicia Alonzo

Production Assistant

Shelly Amoroso

Special Effects

Scott E Anderson

Visual Effects Supervisor

Sean Applegate

Special Effects Assistant

Argen Geraldine Arela

Other

Mary Grace A Argueles

Other

John A Armstrong

Animator

Christopher Assells

Sound Editor

Lada Babicka

Other

Ana R Bacani

Other

Nathan Balboa

Other

Processo Rocky Balboa

Other

Richard J. Ball

Key Rigging Grip

Brenda Banks

Character Animation

Donna J Bard

Makeup

Anne Marie Bardwell

Animator

William Courtney Barron

Production Assistant

Matthew Bates

Animator

Paul A Bauman

Animator

Ching L Baylon

Other

Catherine Bazzano

Other

James Belkin

Camera Operator

Carl Bell

Other

Lon Bender

Sound Design

Mannix Bennett

Background Artist

Rick Bernos

Other

Vince H Berry

Carpenter

Bradley Biggart

Sound Dubbing

Robert Black

Production Assistant

Bill Bloom

Production Coordinator

Bonnie Blough

Other

Stephanie Bolger

Effects Assistant

Agata Bolska

Animator

Dariusz Bolski

Other

Celina A Borac

Other

James A Boswell

Props

Gina Bradley

Animator

Roberta Brandao

Animator

John Branigan

Stunt Coordinator

Jim Breining

Other

Chuck Britz

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Ronn Brown

Animator

Wanda Brown

Other

Sue Bubb

Wardrobe Supervisor

Lyn P Buenaventura

Other

Eddie Buitizon

Other

Gemma F Cabrela

Other

Cacay E Cabuhat

Other

Rick Canelli

Adr

Marie Cantin

Unit Production Manager

Daryl Carstensen

Other

David Casci

Story By

David Casci

Screenplay

Judi Cassell

Other

Mike Cassidy

Stunts

Gil B Ceroriales

Other

Dan Chaika

Special Effects Assistant

Glenn Chaika

Animation Director

Terry P Chapman

Special Effects Assistant

Ruben Chavez

Background Artist

Amelia Chenoweth

Animator

George Chialtas

Special Effects

Jerry Yu Ching

Other

Tony Christov

Animator

Christopher Chu

Animator

Ted Chu

Assistant Camera Operator

Almarie Clifford

Other

Nicholas Cline

Best Boy

Jon A Coby

Carpenter

Teresa M Coffey

Production Assistant

Cipriano O Collantes

Other

Clayton Collins

Sound Editor

Edwin Collins

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Deb Collodel

Animator

Rod C Conception

Other

Babes S Consolation

Other

Ernie Contreras

Screenplay

Sandi J Cook

Scenic Artist

David Courtland

Animator

Elena Marie Cox

Other

Laura Craig

Other

Margaret Craig-chang

Special Effects

Martin Crossley

Other

Lee Crowe

Effects Assistant

Rosemarie S Cruz

Other

Kent Culotta

Animator

Cassidy Curtis

Other

Craig Curtis

Animator

Nick Curtis

Music

Sybil Cuzzort

Other

Lea Dahlen

Color

Courtney Dane

Production Assistant

Lyndon V Darum

Other

Dawn David

Production Assistant

Don Davis

Original Music

Keith M Davis

Grip

Willie Dawkins

Electrician

Jeff De La Rosa

Electrician

Nonilon S D De La Torre

Other

Gerry Boy De Los Santos

Other

Ding Deleon

Other

Bill Dely

Background Artist

Mason Deming

Production

Sean Dempsey

Other

Peter Demund

Effects Assistant

Charles Desrochers

Other

Charles Desrochers

Layout Artist

Louie Devera

Other

Angela A Diamos

Special Effects Assistant

Les Dittert

Other

Felino Domingo

Other

Mars P Doria

Other

Paul Douglas

Assistant Editor

Zahra Dowlatabadi

Assistant

Shigeko Doyle

Other

Kathy Draper

Production Assistant

Christopher Duddy

Camera Operator

Roger Duerrstein

Other

Delia Dumapias

Other

Donn S Durmiendo Iii

Other

Denis Dutton

Assistant Editor

Cyrille A Ebarle

Other

John Eddings

Animator

Elaine Edford

Visual Effects

Yoyong R Edillo

Other

Tom Ellery

Storyboard Artist

Tom Ellery

Animator

Tom Ellery

Storyboard Artist

Tom Ellery

Animator

Ty Elliott

Special Effects

Jacqueline English

Art Department Coordinator

Marjorie Escarda

Other

Juvy C Esmalla

Other

Arthur D Evidente

Other

William Exter

Animator

Tracy Farrington

Property Master

Kaya Fehr

Editor

Ralph Fernan

Animator

Maria Teresa D Fernandez

Other

Alexander Ferrarez

Other

Jonathan Otter Field

Production

Godfrey Fies

Production Assistant

Lillian Fitts

Other

Michael Sean Foley

Other

Brian Forsythe

Other

Akos Foty

Other

Todd Frederiksen

Other

Kelcey Fry

Makeup Supervisor

Jorge Fuentes

Miniatures

Lynda A Fuentes

Other

Jenny Fulle

Visual Effects

Gemma R Gabaldon

Other

Austin Gallano

Other

Sean Gallimore

Other

Rey Gamara

Other

Dave Gammerman

Electrician

Todd Gantzler

Animator

Robert Garrett

Sound Editor

Chuck Gefre

Other

Peter Gentle

Other

Scott Gershin

Sound Editor

Paul Gertz

Producer

Damien Gilligan

Other

R L Gittens

Best Boy

Claire A Glidden

Associate Producer

Jonathan Goley

Background Artist

Judy Grabenstatter

Other

Kelley Graham

Carpenter

Dale Grahn

Color Timer

Nathaniel Greenberg

Other

Barry Gremillion

Location Manager

Vernette Griffee

Other

Alexander Gruszynski

Director Of Photography

Alexander Gruszynski

Dp/Cinematographer

Mari Gutierrez

Wardrobe Assistant

Mark Haber

Props

Hilbert Hakim

Assistant Director

Maggie Hallam

Animator

Per Hallberg

Sound Design

Ladonna Hanover

Other

Karen Hansen

Other

Shawn Hardin

Camera Operator

Brendan Harris

Other

Jerry T Harris

Scenic Artist

Robyn Hart

Production

Tom Hartig

Boom Operator

Daniel Haskett

Character Animation

Todd Hatfield

Other

Jim Hearn

Other

Sandy Henkin

Animator

Jim Henrikson

Music Editor

Millet Henson

Animator

Cookie Hiatt

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
El guardiƔn de las palabras, Pagemaster, Pagemaster - den magiska resan
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Adventure
Family
Fantasy
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 15m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for the 1994 Golden Reel Award by the Motion Picture Sound Editors in the animated feature category.

Released in United States Fall November 23, 1994

Released in United States on Video April 4, 1995

Released in conjunction with "The Pagemaster" video game.

Began shooting August 1992.

Film is partly live-action, but primarily animation. Animation began August 1992, and wrapped in the summer of 1994. Live action production began September 21, 1992 and wrapped October 15, 1992.

Released in United States on Video April 4, 1995

Released in United States Fall November 23, 1994