The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and Reed MIDEM once again showcased global excellence in children’s programming through the International Emmy Kids Awards held at the Carlton on Tuesday. The 28 nominees in seven categories came from 13 countries including Argentina, Brazil, Germany, The Netherlands, Singapore, and Sweden. Presenting partners for this seventh edition of the event are TV Kids, E&Y and In Development KIDS. The evening was introduced by Bruce Paisner, president and CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and Paul Zilk, president and CEO of Reed MIDEM.

Top photo: Introducing the International Emmy Kids Awards ceremony: Reed MIDEM’s Paul Zilk (left) and The Emmy’s Bruce Paisner


The Berywam Beatbox Group wowed the crowd at the ceremony


Kop Op (Heads Together) by the Netherlands’ Viking Films/VPRO/Job, Joris & Marieke, won the Emmy in the Animation category. Pictured: Joris Oprins (left), Marieke Blaauw and Job Roggeveen


Hey Duggee from Studio AKA in the UK won in the Pre-School category. Pictured are Studio AKA’s Sue Goffe and Grant Orchard


The team from NRK/Bivrost Film & TV in Norway took the Digital award for Overgrep (Sexual Abuse Awareness Week). Pictured are Marianne Mueller, Tonje Voreland, Stine Kuhle-Hansen, Ilze Burkovska Jacobsen and Trond Jacobsen


The Non-Scripted Entertainment category went to Fixa Brollopet (Marrying Mum And Dad) which was produced by FremantleMedia Sverige/Sveriges Television from Sweden


My Life: Born To Vlog, which features 12 year-old Nikki Lilly who has a rare, life-threatening condition, won the Factual award. Pictured: Miss Supranational, Valeria Vazquez (left), Nikki Lilly Christou, Launa Kennett, Alison Lewis and Sarah Murch


The award in the Series category was won by Globo Brazil’s Malhacao – Viva A Diferenca. Pictured: Paulo Silvestrini and Cao Hamburger and The Berywam Beatbox Group


The King Bert Productions team from the UK took the TV Movie/Mini-Series prize for Ratburger

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