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Nominees announced for International Emmy Kids Awards

Spanning categories like digital, factual, preschool and animation, this year’s 28 nominees hail from 16 countries.
October 16, 2017

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 2017 International Emmy Kids Awards. Twenty-eight nominees—from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, the Philippines, Singapore, Sweden, South Africa and the UK—were named in seven categories.

Last year, it was announced that short-form winners would be recognized for the first time at the International Emmys gala. Original fiction and non-fiction programs with episodes under 30 minutes were eligible to enter in this year’s competition (short-form series have previously been recognized by the Academy at the International Digital Emmy Awards). The winners of the 2017 International Emmy Kids Awards will be announced at MIPTV in Cannes, France, on April 10, 2018.

The list of full nominees includes:

Kids: Preschool
La Cabane à Histoires (The Treehouse Stories) (Dandelooo, Caribara Production/France)

Design Ah! (NHK/Japan)

O Diário de Mika (Mika’s Diary) (Supertoons/Brazil)

Puffin Rock (Cartoon Saloon, Dog Ears, Penguin, Netflix/Ireland)

Kids: Animation
Oddbods (pictured) (One Animation/Singapore)

Revolting Rhymes (Magic Light Pictures/United Kingdom)

Siesta Z (El Perro en la Luna, Señal Colombia, Educa, PakaPaka/Argentina)

Trudes Tier (Trude’s Flatmate) (Studio Soi, WDR/Germany)

Kids: Digital
Hele Norge Bygger – Minutt for Minutt (The Great Norwegian Build Off) (NRK/Norway)

Jenter (Young Girls) (NRK/Norway)

Malhaçäo – Seu Lugar no Mundo (Young Hearts – I Just Want to Love) (TV Globo/Brazil)

Why?! Programming (NHK/Japan)

Kids: Factual
Asquerosamente Rico (Disgustingly Tasty) (Echando Globos, Señal Colombia, ANTV/Colombia)

Berlin und Wir (Berlin and Us) (Imago TV, ZDF German Television/Germany)

Miracle Lesson (NHK, TV MAN UNION/Japan)

Operation Ouch! (Maverick TV, CBBC/United Kingdom)

Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment
Disney Cookabout (Penguin Films, The Walt Disney Company/South Africa)

Snapshots (FORTE Entertainment/Canada)

Vår Restaurang (Our Restaurant) (SVT/Sweden)

The Voice Kids (TV Globo/Brazil)

Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series
Alleen op de Wereld (Nobody’s Boy) (VPRO Television/Netherlands)

Hank Zipzer’s Christmas Catastrophe (Kindle Entertainment, DHX Media, Walker Productions, Screen Yorkshire’s Yorkshire Content Fund/United Kingdom)

Little Lunch (Australian Children’s Television Foundation, ABC Me, Gristmill/Australia)

Wansapanataym – Candy’s Crush (Once Upon a Time) (ABS-CBN/Philippines)

Kids: Series
Club der Roten Baender (Red Bracelets) (Bantry Bay Productions GmbH, VOX Television GmbH/Germany)

Jamie Johnson (Short Form Film Company, CBBC/United Kingdom)

O Zoo da Zu (Discovery Kids Latin America, Boutique Films/Brazil)

Shahrukh & Warsan (The Big Shots LLP/Singapore)

About The Author
Elizabeth Foster is Kidscreen's Senior Writer. Contact Elizabeth at efoster@brunico.com

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