Kidscreen Awards 2020 winners announced

The 2020 Kidscreen Awards were announced yesterday, 11 February at Miami, Florida in a high-profile presentation.  Hosted by renowned actor/comedian Emma Hunter and exclusively sponsored by the Canada Media Fund, the year’s best work in children’s television and digital media was singled out and celebrated by the global kids entertainment industry.  Chosen by highly respected industry judges, awards in the Programming and Creative Talent categories were given to the following entries: PROGRAMMING—PRESCHOOL CATEGORY Best New Series Where’s Waldo  DreamWorks Animation Best Animated Series Hey Duggee  Studio AKA, BBC Studios Best Live-Action Series Sesame Street  Sesame Workshop Best Mixed-Media Series NIVIS—Amigos de Otro Mundo  The Walt Disney Company Latin America Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie When You Wish Upon a Pickle: A Sesame Street Special  Sesame Workshop Best Short Film Nick Jr. Sunscreen Song  Nickelodeon Best in Class Sesame Street Sesame Workshop
PROGRAMMING—KIDS CATEGORY Best New Series Kung-Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny  DreamWorks Animation Best Animated Series Hilda  Silvergate Media, Netflix, Mercury Filmworks, Hilda Productions Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie Angela’s Christmas  Netflix, Brown Bag Films Best Live-Action Series Just Add Magic  Amazon Studios Best Mixed-Media Series PaperPort  Pipeline Studios, Zumbastico Best Short Film Lost & Found  Wabi Sabi Studios Best in Class Angela’s Christmas Netflix, Brown Bag Films
‘Lost & Found’
PROGRAMMING—TWEENS/TEENS CATEGORY Best New Series Unik (Unique) NRK Best Animated Series Bob’s Burgers  Bento Box Entertainment, 20th Century Fox Best Live-Action Series A Series of Unfortunate Events  Netflix Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie #ROXY  Mosiac Entertainment, Spesch Best in Class A Series of Unfortunate Events  Netflix CREATIVE TALENT CATEGORY Best Animation Lost & Found  Wabi Sabi Studios Best Directing Dino Dana Sinking Ship Entertainment and Sesame Street Sesame Workshop Best Writing Bob’s Burgers  Bento Box Entertainment, 20th Century Fox
‘Bob’s Burgers’
Best Acting Dino Dana Sinking Ship Entertainment Best Voice Talent Hey Duggee  Studio AKA, BBC Studios Best Design Hey Duggee  Studio AKA, BBC Studios Best Music Hey Duggee  Studio AKA, BBC Studios There was also a set of Kidscreen Awards categories designed to spotlight the best efforts made by broadcasters to build stronger connections with kids and family audiences around the world. These winners were decided by an online vote amongst Kidscreen readers that took place in December. The winners in the broadcast categories are: BROADCASTING CATEGORY Channel of the Year PBS KIDS Best Programming Block TVOKids Best On-Air Host or Hosting Team Suki, Meisha, Jesse, Duhin, Spencer and RikiMisu—The Zone, Zone Weekend and Big Fun Movies (YTV) Best Kids-Only Streaming Service Hopster And rounding out the Kidscreen Awards programme is a set of digital categories for preschool (zero to five) and kids (six and up). Here are the winners of these prizes: DIGITAL—PRESCHOOL CATEGORY Best Learning App—Branded Cleo & Cuquin: Explore + Learn  HITN Best Learning App—Original Funexpected Math!  Funexpected Best Game App—Branded Dino Dana: Dino Quest  Sinking Ship Entertainment Best Game—Other Cutie Pugs Games  Little Engine Moving Pictures Best YouTube Channel Moonbug Kids Moonbug Best Web/App Series—Branded Canticos Encantos Media Studios, Nickelodeon Best Web/App Series—Original Lili & Lola Big Bad Boo Studios Best Website Pinna.fm Pinna DIGITAL—KIDS CATEGORY Best Learning App—Branded Marvel Hero Tales  Kuato Studios, Marvel Best Learning App—Original Wonderscope  Within Unlimited, Flight School, Nexus, Preloaded, 3dar, Chromosphere Best Game App—Branded Do Not Touch  Nickelodeon Best Game App—Original Crow: The Legend  Baobab Studios Best YouTube Channel DreamWorksTV NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises Best Web/App Series—Branded Dance Squad  Driver Studios Best Web/App Series—Original Detention Adventure  LoCo Motion Pictures, Broken Compass Films Best Website WarriorCats.com Coolabi Best Game—Other Crow: The Legend  Baobab Studios
Games