Cartoon Network Wins Three 2016 Childrens BAFTA Awards

Cartoon Network Wins Three 2016 Childrens BAFTA Awards

Cartoon Network Wins Three 2016 Childrens BAFTA Awards

Last night (20/11/2016) at the Roundhouse Theatre in London was the 2016 Children’s BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) awards and Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball won two awards; one for best British animated show and one for best children’s television show writing! Congratulations to Ben Bocquelet and to all of the production team that work on the show, including animators, writers, producers and voice actors. Cartoon Network UK lost out to CBeebies for best UK children’s channel, but congratulations for being nominated anyway.

We Bare Bears also won the award for best international children’s show, congratulations to Daniel Chong and his team at Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, California. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s Lego Dimensions won the award for best children’s video game and the special award was awarded to Peter Western known for his animation work on Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Warner Bros’s Space Jam and The Snowman and The Snowdog.

Congratulations to everyone who won a BAFTA award last night and to anyone who was nominated at this year’s Children’s BAFTA awards!

To see all of the 2016 BAFTA Children’s Awards nominations and winners, please click the link below:

http://awards.bafta.org/award/2016/childrens

Here’s a selection of tweets from The Amazing World of Gumball’s production and voice acting team when they found out that the show won two BAFTA’s:

Daniel Chong, the creator of We Bare Bears was extremely happy when he found out that the show won a BAFTA for best international kids show:

http://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk

BAFTA Kids Powerpuff Girls Create A Character Competition

BAFTA Kids Powerpuff Girls Create A Character Competition

BAFTA Kids Powerpuff Girls Create A Character Competition

BAFTA Kids (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) are teaming up with Cartoon Network UK for a create a Powerpuff Girls character competition this month. Download the character sheet and follow the creative tips on the BAFTA Kids competition page. Entrants can either draw a new Powerpuff Girl or a new villain. The purpose of the competition is to emphasise the importance of characters in film and television and how they convey a story that can be enjoyed by everyone.

The first prize winner will win a Powerpuff Girls hoody, as well as a Powerpuff Girls tote bag, a notepad, and a pair of funky Powerpuff Girls glasses. Three runner-up winners will receive a Powerpuff Girls tote bag, a notepad, and a pair of Powerpuff Girls glasses.

Closing date: Thursday 26th May 2016. All entrants must be under 14 years old. Terms and Conditions apply: http://baftakids.org/challenge-terms

http://baftakids.org/enter-our-powerpuff-girls-character-competition

BAFTA Kids Vote 2015: Cartoon Network Shows In The Favourite TV Shows Category

BAFTA Kids Vote 2015: Cartoon Network UK Shows In Favourite TV Shows Category

BAFTA Kids Vote 2015: Cartoon Network Shows In The Favourite TV Shows Category: Get Voting Now!

Today (19/10/2015), the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Children’s Awards have announced their nomination shortlists for the BAFTA Kids Vote categories, these are categories where children between the ages of 7 and 14 can vote on the BAFTA Kids website for their favourite film, TV show and video game that they have enjoyed this year. BAFTA have selected two kids TV shows that currently broadcast on Cartoon Network UK in the Favourite Kids Shows category, Cartoon Network Studios’ very own Regular Show and Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu.

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, made by Cartoon Network’s sister companies: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Traveller’s Tales is also in the Favourite Game category. The winners of the other categories will be decided by the BAFTA Children’s Award jury, the nominations of these categories will be announced on Thursday 22nd October. At the Children’s BAFTA’s last year, Cartoon Network UK won the Kids Channel of the Year award and Adventure Time won the International Kids Show award.

The 2015 BAFTA Children’s Awards will take place at the Roundhouse Theatre in London on Sunday 22nd November. British actor, rapper, comedian and screenwriter Ben Smith, also known as Doc Brown will be returning to present the awards. The BAFTA Children’s Awards have been running since 1996 and was created to celebrate the creative success of high quality media and interactive content aimed at British children. A BAFTA award is considered to be one of the most prestigious awards in the UK media industry.

Please remember to vote, you are only allowed to have one vote for each category, please use it wisely. In order to vote and to check out the other nominations, please follow the link below:

http://baftakids.org/vote

http://worldscreen.com/articles/display/2015-10-15-kids-britishacademychildrensawards-bensmith-bafta