Famous Fred is a 1996 British animated short film written and directed by Joanna Quinn. It is based on the children's book Fred by Posy Simmonds.
Fred, the pet cat of young siblings Sophie and Nick, has recently died. Word gets around in the street and the children and adults remember Fred, who took every opportunity to sleep. Together with their parents, Sophie and Nick bury Fred in the courtyard and paint him a simple gravestone.
|editor||Jane Murrell William Oswald|
|keywords||adopt birthday present end guinea pig leather jacket living room missing pet morning nine lives nothing opera house record rock and roll rock star royal opera house search sibling sing top hat train turn world tour|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film|
|producer||Catrin Unwin John Coates|
|theme||animated animated short short|