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‘Hey Duggee’ Scores Triple BAFTA Kids Win

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‘Hey Duggee’ Scores Triple BAFTA Kids Win

The 2018 British Academy Children’s Awards were held Sunday night, celebrating the best in live-action and animated content for young audiences in the U.K. This year’s big toon winner was Studio AKA’s Hey Duggee, which made good on its lead position by winning all three of its nomination categories. The show’s home channel, CBeebies, also scored Channel of the Year.

The evening was studded with special moments, including an opening performance by Kidz Bop UK, inspiring poem by Tony Walsh, a celebration of Blue Peter‘s 60th anniversary, and even a special appearance by Mickey Mouse!

Animation and related category nominees below; see the full list at bafta.org.

SPECIAL AWARD: Clive Juster (Producer: Maisy, Mr. Benn, King Rollo) PRE-SCHOOL – ANIMATION

Clangers
WINNER: Hey Duggee | Grant Orchard, Janine Voong, Sander Jones – Studio AKA/CBeebies
Octonauts
Sarah & Duck

SHORT FORM
Aliens Love Underpants and…
The Dumping Ground: Sasha’s Contact Meeting
WINNER: Origins | Adam Tyler, Bob Ayres, Antonio Rebolo – CTVC/TrueTube
Tony’s Sketch Book

COMEDY
The Amazing World of Gumball
Grandpa’s Great Escape
Horrible Histories
WINNER: So Awkward | Sally Martin, Ian Curtis, Anthony MacMurray – Channel X North/CBBC

INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION
The Deep
The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe
SpongeBob SquarePants | Stephen Hillenburg, Vincent Waller, Marc Ceccarelli – Nickelodeon Animation Studio/Nicktoons
Trollhunters

INTERNATIONAL PRE-SCHOOL
Doc McStuffins
The Stinky and Dirty Show
WINNER: Tumble Leaf | Kelli Bixler, Drew Hodges – Amazon Studios and Bix Pix Entertainment/Prime Video
Vampirina

FEATURE FILM
Coco
The Greatest Showman
Incredibles 2
WINNER: Paddington 2 | Paul King, Simon Farnaby, David Heyman – StudioCanal, HeyDay Films/StudioCanal

GAME
Everybody’s Golf
Frantics
Knack 2
WINNER: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle | Development Team – Ubisoft Paris & Ubisoft Milan/Ubisoft

DIGITAL
CBBC Buzz
WINNER: Hey Duggee: The Counting Badge | Production Team – Scary Beasties, BBC Studios, Studio AKA
Ivandoe: The Adventure Game
Pablo’s Art World Adventure

DIRECTOR
Mic Graves – The Amazing World of Gumball
WINNER: Grant Orchard – Hey Duggee – CBeebies
Beryl Richards – Joe All Alone
Adam Tyler – What Do You Mean I Can’t Change the World?

WRITER
WINNER: Tom Bidwell – Katy – CBBC
Helen Blakeman – Hetty Feather
Writing Team – The Amazing World of Gumball
Writing Team – Horrible Histories

YOUNG PERFORMER
WINNER: Chloe Lea as Katy in Katy – CBBC
Daniel Frogson as Joe Holt in Joe All Alone – CBBC
Bella Ramsey as Mildred Hubble in The Worst Witch – CBBC
Tasha Lawrence as Sarah in Sarah & Duck – CBEEBIES

CHANNEL
CBBC
WINNER: CBeebies
Hopster
TrueTube

SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePants

Tumble Leaf

Tumble Leaf

Paddington 2

Paddington 2

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