Quest for Camelot

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Quest for Camelot (released in the United Kingdom as The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot) is a 1998 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Warner Bros.wikipedia
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Warner Bros. Family Entertainment

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The film was released by Warner Bros. Pictures under their Warner Bros. Family Entertainment label on May 15, 1998.
In 1998, it released Warner Bros. Animation's Quest for Camelot, which would be a box-office bomb, but grossed more than previous films released by the company, grossing nearly $23 million domestically.

The King's Damosel

Quest for Camelot (released in the United Kingdom as The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot) is a 1998 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Warner Bros. Feature Animation and directed by Frederik Du Chau and based on the novel The King's Damosel by Vera Chapman.
It served as the inspiration for the 1998 Warner Bros. film Quest for Camelot.

Warner Bros. Animation

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Quest for Camelot (released in the United Kingdom as The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot) is a 1998 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Warner Bros. Feature Animation and directed by Frederik Du Chau and based on the novel The King's Damosel by Vera Chapman.
The following year, its next film, Quest for Camelot (1998), underwent production difficulties and received negative reviews from critics, however its soundtrack (such as one of the songs, "The Prayer") received some accolades.

Frederik Du Chau

Quest for Camelot (released in the United Kingdom as The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot) is a 1998 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Warner Bros. Feature Animation and directed by Frederik Du Chau and based on the novel The King's Damosel by Vera Chapman. Bill Kroyer and Frederik Du Chau were announced as the directors, with Sue Kroyer serving as co-producer.
He was attached to one of them as a director and was soon offered to direct the first animated feature for Warner Bros. Quest for Camelot.

Jessalyn Gilsig

The film stars Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Frank Welker, Eric Idle, and Don Rickles.
In addition to her extensive credits in television and theatre, Gilsig has appeared in film, beginning with a small role in the 1998 film The Horse Whisperer. She then provided the speaking voice for Kayley in the animated film Quest for Camelot (1998), with Andrea Corr performing the character's songs.

Eric Idle

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The film stars Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Frank Welker, Eric Idle, and Don Rickles.
That same year, he also provided the voice of Devon, a dragon, in Warner Bros. Animated film Quest for Camelot and as Slyly, the albino Arctic fox in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie.

Don Rickles

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The film stars Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Frank Welker, Eric Idle, and Don Rickles.
In 1998, he portrayed a film theater manager in Dirty Work and voiced Cornwall, one of the heads of a two-headed dragon, in Quest for Camelot.

Andrea Corr

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Andrea Corr and Bryan White also do singing vocals for two of the main characters.
Corr provided the singing voice for Kayley in Warner Brothers' first fully animated film, 1998's The Quest for Camelot.

Cary Elwes

The film stars Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Frank Welker, Eric Idle, and Don Rickles.
Elwes' voice-over work includes the narrator in James Patterson's audiobook The Jester, as well as characters in film and television animations such as Quest for Camelot, Pinky and The Brain, Batman Beyond, and the English versions of the Studio Ghibli films, Porco Rosso, Whisper of the Heart and The Cat Returns.

The Iron Giant

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Filmmaker Brad Bird (who helmed The Iron Giant, Warner Bros.' next animated film) thought that micromanaging, which he said had worked well for Disney but not for Warner Bros., had been part of the problem.
Upon its release, the film significantly under-performed at the box office, making $31.3 million worldwide against a budget of $70–80 million, which was blamed on Warner Bros.' unusually poor marketing campaign and scepticism towards animated film production following the failure of its previous effort, Quest for Camelot.

Vera Chapman

Quest for Camelot (released in the United Kingdom as The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot) is a 1998 American animated musical fantasy film produced by Warner Bros. Feature Animation and directed by Frederik Du Chau and based on the novel The King's Damosel by Vera Chapman.
The King's Damosel (1976) ISBN: 0-86036-018-0 (UK ed.) – basis for the Warner Bros. animated movie Quest for Camelot

Sarah Freeman (actress)

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Sarah Rayne as Kayley as a child.
In 1998, she acted in 2 films titled Quest for Camelot and Spoiler.

Celine Dion

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Celine Dion does singing vocals for Juliana. On the soundtrack, "The Prayer" was performed separately by Celine Dion in English, and by Andrea Bocelli in Italian.
The album's second single "The Prayer" (a duet with Andrea Bocelli) served as the soundtrack of the 1998 film Quest for Camelot and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song.

Michel Gagné

Effects supervisor Michel Gagné recalled that "People were giving up. The head of layout was kicked out, the head of background, the executive producer, the producer, the director, the associate producer—all the heads rolled. It's kind of a hard environment to work in."
After leaving Bluth, Gagné moved around and eventually settled at Warner Bros.' animation studio, where he worked on such films as Quest for Camelot, The Iron Giant, and Osmosis Jones.

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Quest for Camelot was a box office bomb, grossing $38.1 million against a budget of $40 million and received mixed reviews from critics, who found its narrative and production values to be derivative of contemporary Disney films.
However, most attempts met with largely mixed to negative reviews from critics and poor box office results, with Thumbelina, Quest for Camelot, A Troll in Central Park and The Swan Princess being major examples.

Yowza! Animation

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Additional studios that worked on the film included Yowza! Animation in Toronto, Ontario, where they assisted in clean-up animation, Heart of Texas Productions in Austin, and A. Film A/S in Copenhagen where, along with London, about a quarter of the film was animated overseas.
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Andrea Bocelli

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On the soundtrack, "The Prayer" was performed separately by Celine Dion in English, and by Andrea Bocelli in Italian.
"The Prayer" is his duet with Celine Dion for the animated film Quest for Camelot which won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

Jaleel White

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Jaleel White as Bladebeak, a chicken who is transformed into an axe by Ruber.
He has done voice work for several animated projects including Warner Bros.' 1998 film Quest for Camelot.

Bronson Pinchot

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Bronson Pinchot as Griffin, Ruber's minion.

Bill Kroyer

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Bill Kroyer and Frederik Du Chau were announced as the directors, with Sue Kroyer serving as co-producer.
He was originally set to direct Quest for Camelot but left the project over creative differences.

Steve Perry

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Steve Perry does singing vocals for King Arthur.
He released the Greatest Hits + Five Unreleased compilation album later in 1998; the unreleased tracks included an original Alien Project demo as well as selections from the abandoned Against the Wall CD. Also in 1998, Perry recorded two songs for the Warner Bros. film Quest for Camelot, which can be found on the motion picture's soundtrack.

Jane Seymour (actress)

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Jane Seymour as Juliana, Kayley's mother who doubts Kayley being a knight.

Gabriel Byrne

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Gabriel Byrne as Lionel, Kayley's father who is killed by Ruber.

Mike Nguyen

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The supervising animators were Athanassios Vakalis for Kayley, Chrystal Klabunde for Garrett, Cynthia Overman for Juliana, Alexander Williams for Ruber, Dan Wagner for Devon and Cornwall, Stephen Franck for the Griffin and Bladebeak, and Mike Nguyen for Ayden.
Mike Nguyen is a Vietnamese-American artist who worked as a Supervising Animator on Warner Bros.' Quest for Camelot, The Iron Giant, and Osmosis Jones but is best known for creating his own animated feature My Little World.

Sir Lionel

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Gabriel Byrne as Lionel, Kayley's father who is killed by Ruber. Sir Lionel is one of the knights of the Round Table, and his daughter Kayley wants to be a knight like her father.
Lionel appears in the 1998 animated film Quest for Camelot as the father of the protagonist, Kayley, who wished to follow her father's footsteps. During the beginning of the film, Lionel is killed by the main antagonist, Sir Ruber, who intends to claim the throne of Camelot for himself, while trying to kill King Arthur, whom Lionel defended before he died.