UK tops nominees for 2018 International Emmy Kids Awards

London-based Studio AKA's Hey Duggee (pictured) was nominated in the preschool category, one of seven nods that went to a UK company.
October 15, 2018

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 2018 International Emmy Kids Awards, with the UK sweeping nominations with seven nods from the Academy thanks to hits like Studio AKA’s Hey Duggee (pictured) and Beano Studios’ Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed. 

Altogether, twenty-eight nominees—from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, China, Singapore, Sweden and the UK—have been named in seven categories. Winners will receive their award in Cannes, France on Tuesday April 9, 2019.

The full list of nominees includes:

Kids: Preschool

Die Sendung mit dem Elefanten: Planet Willi (The Show with the Elephant) (Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln, Trickstudio Lutterbeck/Germany)

Hey Duggee (Studio AKA/United Kingdom)

Lily’s Driftwood Bay (Sixteen South Studios/United Kingdom)

Luo Bao Bei (Magic Mall, Cloth Cat, 9 Story Distribution International/China)

Kids: Animation

Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed (CBBC/United Kingdom)

Kop op (Heads Together) (Viking Film, VPRO Television, Job, Joris & Marieke/Netherlands)

Mini Beat Power Rockers (Discovery Kids Latin America, Mundo Loco Animation Studios/Argentina)

Oddbods (One Animation, Singapore)

Kids: Digital

 # On the Night of August 31st (NHK/Japan)

Jenter (Young Girls) (NRK/Norway)

Overgrep (Sexual abuse awareness week) (NRK Bivrost/Norway)

Secret Life of Boys (Zodiak Kids Studios, CBBC, ABC Australia/United Kingdom)

Kids: Factual

Good Host (Oak 3 Films, Mediacorp TV/Singapore)

Kroppen Min eier Jeg (My Body belongs to Me) (Bivrost Film & TV/Norway)

Las Mil y Una Notas (Thousand and One Notes) (Orquesta Filarmonica de Toluca, Ballet Clasico del Instituto de Cultura del Estado de Mexico/Mexico)

My Life: Born to Vlog (Blakeway North/United Kingdom)

Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment

Ali-A’s Superchargers (Endemol Shine North/United Kingdom)

Fixa Bröllopet (Marrying mum and dad) (Fremantlemedia Sverige AB/Sweden)

Little Masters (Shanghai Canxing Culture & Media) (Canxing Production/China)

The Voice Kids (TV Globo/Brazil)

Kids: Series

Die Pfefferkoerner (The Peppercorns) (Letterbox Filmproduktion, NDR, ARD/Germany)

Jenny (Productions Avenida/Canada)

Malhacao – Viva a Diferenca (Young Hearts) (TV Globo/Brazil)

Mustangs FC (Matchbox Pictures/Australia)

Kids: TV Movie/Miniseries

A Grande Viagem (The Great Journey) (Aurora Filmes, Haikai Filmes/Brazil)

Dschermeni (Tellux Film, Sad ORIGAMI Production, ZDF/Germany)

Fairy Tales in Court (NHK/Japan)

Ratburger (King Bert Productions/United Kingdom)

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