Children’s TV productions award nominations

British children’s TV productions have been nominated for British Academy Children's Awards and for Emmy Kids Awards

Horrible Histories © Lion TV 2018

2018 International Emmy Kids Awards

Two children’s TV productions that contributed to the ScreenSkills Children’s TV Skills Fund and High-end TV Skills Fund have been nominated for a 2018 International Emmy Kids Award.

Secret Life of Boys, a Zodiak Kids Studios production, has received a nomination in the digital category, while Ratburger by King Bert Productions will be considered for the annual TV movies and miniseries award. With a total of seven nomination in six categories, the UK will be well represented in this year’s awards ceremony. Winners will be announced at MipTV in Cannes, France on Tuesday 9 April 2019.

2018 British Academy Children’s Awards

BAFTA has announced this years’ contenders for its annual British Academy Children’s Awards, which will be presented on 25 November. Among the nominees are 12 productions that have contributed to the Children’s TV or High-end TV Skills Funds. Many of these are in the running for multiple awards:

  • Horrible Histories (Lion Television/CBBC): comedy, performer, writer
  • Grandpa’s Great Escape (King Bert Productions/ BBC One): comedy, performer (2)
  • Joe All Alone (Zodiak Kids Studios/CBBC): director, drama, young performer
  • Katy (BBC Children’s In House Productions/CBBC): drama, writer, young performer
  • The Worst Witch (BBC Children’s In House Productions and ZDFe/CBBC): drama, young performer
  • Hetty Feather (CBBC): drama, writer
  • Sam & Mark’s Big Friday Wind Up (BBC Children’s In House Productions/CBBC): entertainment, presenter
  • Apple Tree House (Five Apples/CBeebies): pre-school live action
  • Get Well Soon Hospital (Kindle Entertainment/CBeebies): pre-school live action
  • Deadly Dinosaurs (CBBC): presenter
  • Operation Ouch! (CBBC): presenter

ScreenSkills TV Associate Sarah Joyce says: “Congratulations to all the productions that contributed to our industry skills funds on their Emmy and BAFTA nominations. It’s great to see UK talent in children’s TV being recognised in this way.  We are especially excited to see Beryl Richards, a recent participant in our NFTS Directors scheme, receive a nomination for her work on Joe All Alone. And we’re pleased that Zodiak Kids, Lion TV, CBBC and ZDFe were able to offer placements for our Trainee Finder trainees, giving them a great start in the children’s TV industry.”


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