Yesterday (21/10/2014), it was announced that Cartoon Network UK was shortlisted for a BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Children’s Award in the Children’s Channel of the Year category. Cartoon Network UK has also been nominated for the Best Children’s Website of the Year award.
But those weren’t the only nominations!, The Amazing World of Gumball has been nominated in four different categories: Best Animated Show in 2014, BAFTA Kids’ Vote (Best Children’s Show), for Best Writing Staff and Blue-Zoo Productions has also been nominated for their work on the Gumball Song promo in the Children’s Short Form category. Blue-Zoo has also been nominated in the Independent Production Company category, and has worked with Cartoon Network in the past on several occasions.
Adventure Time has been nominated in the best international show category, Mixels has been nominated in the interactive category, also in the BAFTA Kids’ Vote (Best Children’s Show) category is Regular Show.
Also Cartoon Network’s sister company, Warner Bros. has been nominated for The Lego Movie for the BAFTA Kids’ Vote (Best Children’s Film in 2014), BAFTA Kids’ Vote (Best Children’s Game in 2014) and Best Feature Film categories.
If you are aged between 7-14, there is a public vote for the BAFTA Kids’ Vote categories, you have a freedom of choice on what you can vote for, but if you can, make sure to vote for Cartoon Network related nominations. 😉
The BAFTA Children’s Awards ceremony will be held at the Roundhouse in London, on Sunday 23rd November and will be hosted by Doc Brown.
BAFTA Kids’ Awards Vote:
You can view all of the BAFTA Children’s Awards categories here:
We've just heard the amazing news that CN has been shortlisted for Channel Of The Year in the British Academy Children's Awards 2014! #BAFTA
— Cartoon Network UK (@CNUKTweets) October 21, 2014
— Teresa Gallagher (@TreeVoices) October 21, 2014