Horrible Histories and Shaun the Sheep (top photo) were among the winners at the International Emmy Kids Awards, which took place during MIPTV last night.
They were joined on the winners podium by Hey Duggee; Ultras Sorte Kageshow; Kasper en de Kerstengelen; Doodles; and Peter & Wendy at the event hosted by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, in partnership with Reed Midem.
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More than 250 people attended the awards at the Martinez Hotel, while presenters included YouTube star Jenn McAllister; actor and YouTuber Joyce Ilg and her TV-partner Die Maus; and Miss Supranational 2016 Srinidhi Shetty.
The seven winners were drawn from four countries: Australia, Denmark, the Netherlands and the UK. The winners were as follows:
Shaun the Sheep (Aardman Animations)
Horrible Histories (Lion Television)
Hey Duggee (Studio AKA)
Doodles (Ludo Studio / ABC3 / Screen Australia / Screen Queensland)
Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment
Ultras Sorte Kageshow (Danish Broadcasting Corporation)
Kasper en de Kerstengelen (NL Film & TV / Avrotros)
Kids: TV Movie / Mini-Series
Peter & Wendy (Headline Pictures / Juliette Films)
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The ceremony was opened by Reed Midem CEO Paul Zilk and International Academy Executive Director Camille Bidermann, while entertainment was provided by Parisian hot-steppers Generation Double Dutch.
The awards provided a great showcase for the creativity in the children’s television and digital-content markets. “We congratulate all the winners for their outstanding achievements and for setting the high-quality standard we all expect for our kids,” said International Academy president Bruce L. Paisner.
Full winner details and much more on the International Emmy Kids Awards website!