Short Fiction Stories Made into Movies and Video Games

  1. Shrek

Shrek is a 2001 digital animated film directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson. It is based on The Illustrated Children’s book Shrek! By William Steig (1990). The film won the Oscar for Best Animated Film and participated in the official selection of the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.

  1. Frozen

Frozen is an animated film, produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and winner of 2 Oscar awards for Best Animated Film and Best Original Song by Let It Go. Premiered on November 27, 2013. It was inspired by The Story Of The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen. It is the 53rd animated feature film from the Disney classic list. With the voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Santino Fontana, and Josh Gad.

It is the first animated Disney non-Pixar film to win an Oscar for the best-animated film, and was the second Disney princess franchise film to win it; Brave being the first. In addition to being at the time, the fifth highest-grossing film in film history.5 also has the record to be so far the highest-grossing animation film in history beating Toy Story 3.

  1. The Hobbit Trilogy

The Hobbit trilogy is a film adaptation based on the novel of the same name (published in 1937 and written by the British Philologist J. R. R. Tolkien). It comprises three films of epic fantasy, action and adventure: The hobbit: an unexpected journey (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, 2012), The Hobbit: the desolation of Smaug (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, 2013) and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, 2014).

The project was approached by New Zealander Peter Jackson, director of the film trilogy based on the novel “The Lord of the Rings,” successor to The hobbit; acting from the outset as a producer and main promoter of the idea. However, in this case, Jackson had moved away from the address, and the tapes were to be directed by Mexican Guillermo del Toro. However, he resigned at the end of May 2010, due to the delay in the start of filming because of financial problems that the producer Metro Goldwyn Mayer is going through.

Studios Warner Bros. and MGM confirmed on September 1, 2012 the release dates as well as the final titles of the three films, once Jackson finally decided that the project would be a trilogy.

  1. Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland is a movie of fantasy directed by Tim Burton. It produced and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures and inspired by the books The adventures of Alice in Wonderland and Through the looking glass and what Alice found there both by Lewis Carroll, besides being the sequel of the animated film Alice in wonderland. In Latin America it debuted between 4 and 5 March 2010.2 in Chile, as a result of the earthquake, it debuted on 13 May; in Spain, it was released on Friday 16 April. The film was released on Disney Digital 3D and IMAX 3-D, as well as 2-D in traditional cinemas; it was nominated for three Oscar awards and ended up getting two of them.

It features performances by Mia Wasikowska in the role of Alice, Johnny Depp in the role of Mad Hatter, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway, and Crispin Glover. In November 2013, Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska confirmed their participation in the second part of the film that began recording in July 2014 and its premiere was on April 27, 2016.

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