The Shaw Rocket Fund in Canada has announced the nine 2013 Shaw Rocket Prize Finalists. With three finalists in each category, a National Kids Jury will choose the winners in the Preschool 0-5 years, Children 6-12 years, and Youth 13-17 years/Family categories. Kids start voting on October 9, 2013, and the winners will be announced on November 20, 2013.
The finalists are as follows:
Bookaboo, Cité Amérique
Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, 9 Story Entertainment
Roll Play, Sinking Ship Entertainment
Children six to 12:
Almost Naked Animals (Season 3), 9 Story Entertainment
Rocket Monkeys, Breakthrough Entertainment
The Next Step, Temple Street Productions
Youth and Family:
Animism: The Gods’ Lake, Zeros 2 Heroes Media
Blackbird, Story Engine Pictures Inc.
The Phantoms, Dream Street Pictures Inc.