Kids’ finalists for British Animation Awards named

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British Ani­ma­tion Awards

British Ani­ma­tion Awards final­ists were announced Tues­day for both the juried cat­e­gories and the Children’s Choice awards, as deter­mined by kid vot­ers in the United Kingdom.

The awards will be held March 15 at the British Film Insti­tute in London.

Here is the full list of the children’s cat­e­gories and finalists:

Best Long Form
The Itch of the Golden Nit (dir. Sarah Cox; Aard­man Ani­ma­tions for Tate and CBBC)
Maska (dirs. Quay Broth­ers; Pol­ish Cul­tural Insti­tute in London/Se-Ma-For Stu­dios Poland)
The Gruffalo’s Child (dirs. Johannes Wei­land, Uwe Hei­d­shöt­ter; Magic Light Pic­tures in asso­ci­a­tion with Stu­dio Soi)

Best Preschool Series
Ben & Holly’s Lit­tle King­dom: “Acorn Day” (dirs. Neville Ast­ley, Mark Baker; Ast­ley Baker Davies Ltd for Chan­nel 5, Nick Jr and eone Enter­tain­ment)
Octo­nauts: “The Blob­fish Broth­ers” (dir. Dar­ragh O’Connell; Sil­ver­gate Media and Brown Bag Films for CBee­bies)
Peppa Pig: “The New House” (dirs. Joris van Hulzen, Philip Hall; Ast­ley Baker Davies Ltd for Chan­nel 5, Nick Jr and eone Entertainment)

Children’s Choice
Book­a­boo: “Johnny Vegas” (dirs. Lucy Good­man, Ian Emes; Happy Films for CITV)
The Amaz­ing World of Gum­ball: “The Quest” (dirs. Mic Graves, Ben Boc­quelet; Car­toon Net­work, in asso­ci­a­tion with Dan­de­lion Stu­dios, Boul­der Media and Stu­dio Soi for Car­toon Net­work)
Peppa Pig: “The New House” (dirs. Joris van Hulzen, Philip Hall; Ast­ley Baker Davies Ltd for Chan­nel 5, Nick Jr and eone Entertainment)

Best Children’s Series
The Amaz­ing World of Gum­ball: “The Quest” (dirs. Mic Graves, Ben Boc­quelet; Car­toon Net­work, in asso­ci­a­tion with Dan­de­lion Stu­dios, Boul­der Media and Stu­dio Soi for Car­toon Net­work)
Ras­ta­mouse: “Da Missin’ Mas­ter­piece” (dir. Derek Mog­ford; The Ras­ta­mouse Com­pany for CBee­bies)
Ask Lara: “Oh No! B.O.!” (dir. Mer­cedes Marro; Red Kite Pro­duc­tions for BBC Scotland)

Best Mixed Media Children’s Series
Get Squig­gling!: “Cat Episode” (dirs. Mike Wyatt, Damian Hook, Adrian Hed­ley; Dot to Dot Pro­duc­tions Ltd for CBee­bies)
Baby Jake: “Loves Tummy Slid­ing” (dirs. Alan Shan­non, Maddy Dar­rall; Dar­rall Mac­queen Ltd for CBee­bies)
Book­a­boo: “Johnny Vegas” (dirs. Lucy Good­man, Ian Emes; Happy Films for CITV)

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