Cartoon Network British Animation Awards 2018 Nominations
Today (17/01/2017), the British Animation Awards has released their nominations list for this year’s awards, with Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball receiving two nominations and Boomerang’s The Happos Family also receiving one nomination. The British Animation Awards celebrates excellence in the British animation industry from over the past year, the awards not only put the production of the artwork under consideration but also other aspects of production including storywriting, voice acting and music.
The Amazing World of Gumball has been nominated for “Best Children’s Series”, specifically for the episode – “The Copycats”, in this episode, The Wattersons encounter a family that’s (almost) identical to theirs and they copy everything they do. In 2016, The Amazing World of Gumball won the Best Children’s Series award for the episode – “The Shell”. The voice of Nicole Watterson – Teresa Gallagher has been nominated for “Best Voice Performance” for her voice acting in The Amazing World of Gumball episode “The Choices”, in the episode, Nicole has a flashback to when she was a child to find out whether meeting her childhood sweetheart and marrying her future husband – Richard was the right choice. Despite living with a chaotic family, it actually turns out that she made the right decision after all.
Boomerang’s short form animated series – The Happos Family has been nominated for Best Short Form Original Content for the episode “Jet Pack”, the animated series is produced by Cornwall-based animation studio – Spider Eye.
The British Animation Awards is now in its 22nd year, this year’s awards will be held at BFI (British Film Institute) Southbank in London on 15th March.
The full nomination list for the 2018 British Animation Awards is published on Skwigly’s website, and can be accessed on the link below: