6TH INTERNATIONAL EMMY® KIDS AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED
7 Winners Span 7 Winners Span 5 Countries: Canada, France, Germany, Norway & The United Kingdom
Cannes/MIPTV, April 10, 2018- The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced tonight the winners of the 6th International Emmy® Kids Awards at a ceremony at MIPTV, in Cannes, in partnership with Reed MIDEM.
Winning programs from Canada, France, Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom are: La Cabane à Histoires (The Treehouse Stories) (Kids: Preschool); Revolting Rhymes (Kids: Animation); Berlin und wir (Berlin and Us) (Kids: Factual); Snapshots (Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment); Club der Roten Baender (Red Bracelets) (Kids: Series); Jenter (Young Girls) (Kids: Digital) and Hank Zipzer’s Christmas Catastrophe (Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series). Complete winners’ information follows this release.
“The programming kids watch every day has a major influence on their behavior and views of the world”, said International Academy President, Bruce L. Paisner. “We congratulate all the winners for their outstanding achievements and for setting the high-quality standard we all expect for our kids.”
The Emmy® statues were presented on stage by an international cast of TV and digital personalities and character mascots including: Spanish YouTuber Rubén Doblas, El Rubius; Canadian stars of Hit Web Series Carmilla, Natasha Negovanlis and Elise Bauman; Québécois Actor and Rapper Emile Schneider; Egyptian Actress, Producer and Founder of the El Gouna Film Festival Bushra Rozza; Classical music group Ember Trio; German pre-school character Die Maus from WDR’s The Program with The Mouse co-presenting with Clarissa Da Silva from WDR’s kid’s series “Ah – I got it!” and Miss Supranational 2017 Jenny Kim from Korea.
Industry executives from around the world attended the event, held at the Carlton Hotel, in Cannes, France during MIPTV.
The International Emmy® Kids Awards presenting partners are: WDR mediagroup, TV Kids, Ernst & Young and Junior@MIPTV.
6TH International Emmy® Kids Awards Winners
La Cabane à Histoires (The Treehouse Stories)
Dandelooo / Caribara Production
Four friends meet in their treehouse to share their favorite books.
Executive Producers: Jean-Baptiste Wery, Emmanuèle Pétry-Sirvin
Producers: Jean-Baptiste Wery, Emmanuèle Pétry-Sirvin (Dandelooo), Fabien Baboz, Charlotte Monsarrat (Caribara Production)
Director: Célia Rivière
Writers: Nadine Brun-Cosme, Nathalie Dargent, Cyril Deydier, Romain Gadiou, Thomas Mazingue, Ariane Payen, Eve Pisler, Chloé Sastre, Juliette Turner
Principal Cast: Yanis Charifi, Alexia Chicot, Antoine d’Estribaud, Juliane Lepoureau
Magic Light Pictures
Two half-hour animated films based on the rhymes written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Producers: Martin Pope, Michael Rose Directors: Jakob Schuh, Jan Lachauer, Bin-han To
Writers: Jakob Schuh, Jan Lachauer
Principal Cast: Dominic West, David Walliams, Rose Leslie, Tamsin Greig, Gemma Chan, Bertie Carvel, Rob Brydon
Jenter (Young Girls)
Jenter is a web series that combines elements of Snaps, text messages, and live action drama. It is presented as a blog. Up to six blog posts are published every day. Everything is told in real time and the viewers never know when the next post is coming. Every Friday, the films from the week are put together into a longer episode that can be watched on the web-player. Each season’s main character alternates between four girlfriends. This season’s main character, Ingrid, has her own user on Snapchat, and the audience can add her as a friend, follow her on Snap story, and sometimes get direct messages from her.
Executive Producer: Beate Rendahl
Producer: Pia Borander
Directors: Stine Buer, Anne Wisløff
Writers: Stine Buer, Anne Wisløff
Principal Cast: Sofia Schandy Bloch, Sina-Joy Grønstad, Felicia Vilde Andresen, Stella Kirkvaag, Julia L. Hveberg Ngene
Berlin und wir (Berlin and Us)
Imago TV / ZDF
Refugees are more than their past. In the documentary Berlin und wir, four kids from Berlin meet four kids who’ve come to Berlin as refugees. Together, they share their hobbies, introduce each other to their families, and become friends. They discuss religion, the meaning of home, and their future hopes.
Executive Producers: Margrit Lenssen, Eva Radlicki Producer: Andrea Schönhuber-Majewski (Imago TV)
Director: Heike Raab
KIDS: Non-Scripted Entertainment
Snapshots is a 30-minute, photo-taking throwdown that pits three talented kids against each other in an entertaining and exciting competition to take the BEST. PHOTO. EVER!!!
Executive Producers: Andrea Gabourie, Mitch Gabourie
Producer: Natalie Schenk
Director: Stephen Scott
Writer: Natalie Schenk
Principal Cast: Dalmar Abuzeid
Club der Roten Baender (Red Bracelets)
Bantry Bay Productions GmbH / VOX Television GmbH
Six teenagers cannot lead a normal life like their friends, because they are stuck in the hospital for a long time. While experiencing life and death, their first great love, and trying to spend their youth as normally as possible, they form the “Red Bracelets” and eventually become best friends.
Executive Producers: Bernd Reichart, Gerda Mueller, Jan Kromschroeder
Producer: Frauke Neeb
Directors: Richard Huber, Sabine Bernardi, Andreas Menck, Felix Binder
Writers: Arne Nolting, Jan Martin Scharf
Principal Cast: Tim Oliver Schultz, Luise Befort, Damian Hardung, Ivo Kortlang, Timur Bartels, Nick Julius Schuck
KIDS: Tv Movies/Mini-Series
Hank Zipzer’s Christmas Catastrophe
Kindle Entertainment / DHX Media / Walker Productions / Screen Yorkshire’s Yorkshire Content Fund
A TV movie based on the Hank Zipzer series about a boy with dyslexia. Hank loves yuletide, and with a new baby brother, he hopes to have the best Christmas. But his friends have been arrested and he’s lost the love of his life – will Christmas be canceled altogether?
Executive Producers: Anne Brogan, Amy Buscombe, Shayna Fine, Helen McAleer, Julia Posen, Melanie Stokes, Hugo Heppell
Producer: Matthew Mulot
Director: Matt Bloom
Writer: Joe Williams Principal
Cast: Nick James, Henry Winkler, Felicity Montagu, Javone Prince, Jayden Jean-Paul-Denis, Alicia Lai, Jude Foley, Juliet Cowan, Neil Fitzmaurice, Madeline Holliday, Vincenzo Nicoli
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 Academy’s yearly schedule of events includes the prestigious International Emmy® Awards held in New York, The International Emmy® Kids Awards at MIPTV and a series of industry events such as Academy Day, The International Emmy® World Television Festival and Panels on substantive industry topics. 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, Kids programming and Digital. For more information, go to www.iemmys.tv
MIPTV is the world’s biggest TV and digital content market powering the unlimited potential of extraordinary stories. In April, professionals from across the TV and digital entertainment ecosystem gather in Cannes, France, to forge partnerships, seal distribution deals, network with their international executive peers, and attend high-level conferences and keynotes. MIPTV is also a key venue for early-stage development and financing deals, content acquisitions and programme sales. And with the MIP Digital Fronts – the premier global digital content market – empowering the new digital content era and bringing together the new online video ecosystem with the TV industry, MIPTV anticipates and shapes the future of entertainment. www.miptv.com
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