The winners of the International Emmy Kids Awards have been revealed during an online presentation simultaneously available on the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ website and the MIPCOM Online+ platform.
The Tiger Who Came to Tea won in the animation category, while Hardball landed the win for live action. Finding My Family: Holocaust—A Newsround Special scored the award for factual and entertainment.
The Tiger Who Came to Tea is from Lupus Films, Tiger Tea Productions, HarperCollins Children’s Books, Universal Pictures and Channel 4 in the U.K.
Australia’s Hardball hails from Northern Pictures, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Australian Children’s Television Foundation, Screen Australia and Create NSW.
Finding My Family: Holocaust—A Newsround Special is from BBC Children’s In-House Productions for CBBC in the U.K.
“There are a lot of problems in the world right now, but children are still growing up and they are watching television more than ever,” said International Academy President Bruce L. Paisner. “So we in the television community have a special responsibility. We congratulate the teams behind these winning programs for making great television.”
The International Emmy Kids Awards presenting partners are TV Kids, MIPJunior and Ernst & Young.