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BAFTA kids noms are in

It's that time of year when the industry takes a moment to reflect on its achievements of the past 12 months. The British Academy of Film & Television has announced its Children's Awards nominees meant to recognize the best and brightest in the UK kids entertainment industry. Read on to find out who made the cut in key animation, channel of the year and indie production company of the year categories.
And the nominees are...
October 23, 2007

It’s that time of year when the industry takes a moment to reflect on its achievements of the past 12 months. The British Academy of Film & Television has announced its Children’s Awards nominees meant to recognize the best and brightest in the UK kids entertainment industry. Read on to find out who made the cut in key animation, channel of the year and indie production company of the year categories.

And the nominees are…

Animation:

Charlie and Lola Christmas Special, Tiger Aspect Productions and CBeebies and CBBC

Oban Star Racers, Sav! The World Productions and Jetix

The Secret Show, Collingwood O’Hare Entertainment, CBeebies and CBBC.

Shaun The Sheep Aardman Animations, CBeebies, CBBC

Breakthrough Talent:

Gil Kenan, director, Monster House

Jane Laffey, producer, See Something, Say Something

Charlie Martin, director, My Life As a Popat

Hannah Pescod, producer, That Summer Day

Channel of the Year:

CBeebies

Nickelodeon UK

Nick Jr. UK

Scamp

Independent Production Company of the Year:

Aardman Animations

The Foundation

Tiger Aspect Productions

Twenty Twenty Television

Preschool Animation:

Charlie and Lola

Little Princess

Peppa Pig

Pocoyo

The awards are being presented by BAFTA and Electronic Arts on Sunday, November 25 at the London Hilton. A full list can be found at http://www.bafta.org/site/page133.html .

About The Author
Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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