2nd International Emmy® Kids Award Winners Announced

2nd International Emmy® Kids Award Winners Announced

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced tonight the winners of the 2nd International Emmy® Kids Awards. Winning programs from Brazil, Canada, and the United Kingdom are: Pedro & Bianca (Kids: Series); Pet School, (Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment); Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom (Kids: Pre-School); Same But Different, (Kids: Factual); Room on the Broom (Kids: Animation) and The Phantoms (Kids: TV-Movie/Mini-Series).

“We all know what a great challenge and responsibility it is to produce for children,” said International Academy President, Bruce L. Paisner. “Tonight’s winning programs demonstrate the high standard of quality programming we expect for kids television, and we are proud to recognize them with the Emmy.”

Over 300 international industry executives attended the event, held at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers, in New York City.

The International Emmy® Kids Awards presenting partners are: Shaw Rocket Fund, Hasbro Studios, SVT/DRTV, TV Kids, WDR mediagroup and Ernst & Young.

2nd International Emmy® Kids Award Winners

Kids: Series
Pedro & Bianca
TV Cultura – Fundação Padre Anchieta / Secretaria da Educação do Estado de São Paulo
Producers: Geórgia Costa Araújo, Luciano Patrick
Directors:Roberto Moreira, Fabio Mendonça
Writers:Mariana Trench Bastos, Cao Hamburger
Principal Cast: Gorete Milagres, Thogun Teixeira, Heslaine Vieira, Giovanni Gallo

Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment
Pet School
Cineflix (Pet School) Limited
United Kingdom
Executive Producers: Nick Cory-Wright, Camilla Lewis
Producers: Chris Atteshlis, Tim Duck, David Taylor
Directors: Chris Atteshlis, Tim Duck, David Taylor
Writer: Christopher McGuire
Principal Cast: Aaron Craze

Kids: Preschool
Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom
Astley Baker Davies Ltd.
United Kingdom
Executive Producers: Laura Clunie, Olivier Dumont Producer: Phil Davies
Directors: Neville Astley, Mark Baker
Writers: Neville Astley, Mark Baker, Sam Morrison, Gary Parker
Principal Cast: Preston Nyman, Sian Taylor

Kids: Factual
Same But Different
Libra Television / David & Goliath
United Kingdom
Producer: Louise Lynch
Director: David Barnes

Kids: Animation
Room on the Broom
Magic Light Pictures
United Kingdom
Producers: Michael Rose, Martin Pope
Directors: Max Lang, Jan Lachauer
Writers: Julia Donaldson, Max Lang
Principal Cast: Gillian Anderson, Simon Pegg, Rob Brydon, Martin Clunes, Sally Hawkins, David Walliams

Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series
The Phantoms
Dream Street Pictures Inc.
Producers: Timothy M. Hogan, Rick LeGuerrier
Director: Sudz Sutherland
Writer: Andrew Wreggit
Principal Cast: Tyler Johnston, Holly Deveaux, Kyle Mac; Greg Bryk, Joy Tanner, Wally Mackinnon, Wendel Meldrum

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