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BAFTA nominates "Gumball" and "The Snowman"

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by Jerry Beck
October 22, 2013 9:00 PM
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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced today the nominations for its annual British Academy Children's Awards, which honor the very best in children's media. The ceremony will be held on Sunday November 24th at the London Hilton.

Among the programs nominated this year are Cartoon Network's The Amazing World of Gumball, and John Coates final production, The Snowman and The Snowdog.

Created by the team behind the original short film, The Snowman (1982), based on Raymond Briggs' classic children's book, The Snowman and The Snowdog reunites viewers with The Snowman and introduces his new best friend, The Snowdog - complete with odd socks for ears and a satsuma for a nose. The film was written and directed by Hilary Audus and written and art directed by Joanna Harrison, both of whom worked as animators on the original film. Producers are Camilla Deakin and Ruth Fielding. The sequel is dedicated to the late John Coates, who produced the original THE SNOWMAN and was instrumental in getting the new film into production.  

Nominations for Children's Animation in 2013

The Amazing World Of Gumball

Room on the Broom

Strangehill High

The Snowman and the Snowdog

Nominations For Children's Animated Feature:

Wreck-It Ralph

ParaNorman

Life of Pi

Brave

Click here for the complete list of Bafta 2013 nominations

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3 Comments

  • Brandon | October 25, 2013 1:27 PMReply

    Agreed- The Snowman truly is a timeless animated treasure.

  • Brandon | October 25, 2013 1:27 PMReply

    Agreed- The Snowman truly is a timeless animated treasure.

  • anna | October 23, 2013 10:46 AMReply

    the snowman is one of those cartoon shorts that have more background story then we realize. every christmas its shown in the uk and represents how much we should cherish the moment and value it before its too late. an emotional no dialogue short.

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