New York, October 12, 2021 – The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today the winners of the International Emmy® Kids Awards. The announcement was made during an online presentation on the Academy’s website during MipJunior.

The Winners are: Shaun the Sheep: Adventures from Mossy Bottom – Season 6 in the Kids: Animation category; Tekens van leven (Scars of Life) in the Kids: Factual & Entertainment category and First Day in the Kids: Live-Action category.
Complete winners’ information follows this release.
“Children’s programming has a direct impact on how kids perceive themselves, their peers and the world at large, so we in the television community have a special responsibility” said International Academy President & CEO, Bruce Paisner. “We congratulate the teams behind these winning programs for making great television that both entertains and raises awareness about sensitive issues.”
International Emmy® Kids Awards Presenting Partners were: TV Kids, MipJunior and Ernst & Young.
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2021 International Emmy® Kids Awards Winners


Kids: Animation
Shaun The Sheep: Adventures from Mossy Bottom – Season 6
United Kingdom
Shaun the Sheep: Adventures from Mossy Bottom showcases brand new adventures, contemporary themes, and an environmentally conscious farm for our favorite flock with the likes of solar panels, wind turbines and electric vehicles, plus the same slapstick humor that Shaun is so well known for.
Kids: Factual & Entertainment
Tekens van leven (Scars of Life)
De Mensen
Scars of Life is a documentary series for children aged 9 to 12 years old. It tells the stories of children with a specific physical scar. From innocent household accidents to all kinds of birth defects.
Kids: Live-Action
First Day
Epic Films / Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Australian Children’s Television Foundation / Screen Australia / KOJO / South Australian Film Corporation
It’s Hannah Bradford’s first year of high school. As a transgender girl, Hannah not only has to navigate the challenges that come with starting a new school but find the courage to live as her most authentic self.

About The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a membership-based organization comprised of leading media and entertainment figures from over 60 countries and 500 companies from all sectors of television including internet, mobile and technology. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recognizes excellence in television produced outside of the United States, as well as US Primetime programs produced in languages other than English, with the prestigious Emmy® Award. Currently celebrating programming across varied areas including: Arts Programming, Current Affairs, Comedy, Documentary, Drama Series, News, Non-Scripted Entertainment, Telenovela, and TV Movie/Mini-Series, it also recognizes excellence in Performances and Kids programming. For more information go to

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