‘Were-Rabbit’ takes kids’ BAFTA

Children vote for 'Goblet of Fire'

LONDON — “Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit” won the BAFTA for best film at this year’s British Academy Children’s Film and TV Awards. But it was beaten by “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” for the kids’ prize voted by children themselves.

“Wallace and Gromit” producer Aardman also picked up the award for short-form program with “Purple and Brown,” broadcast on Nickelodeon UK.

Nickelodeon UK won the award for TV channel of the year. Its sister web Nick Jr UK saw success in the section for international program, won by Magnus Scheving’s Icelandic smash hit “Lazy Town.”

The winners:
Animation: “The Amazing Adrenalini Brothers!”
Channel of the Year: Nickelodeon UK
Drama: “The Giblet Boys”
Entertainment: “Raven”
Factual: “Michaela’s Wild Challenge”
Feature Film: “Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit”
Independent Production Company of the Year: Darrall Mac-queen
Interactive: “Level Up”
International: “Lazy Town”
Learning Primary: “Mapping Our World”
Learning Secondary: “Timelines: Empire”
Pre-School Animation: “Pocoyo”
Pre-School Live Action: “Cbeebies Springwatch”
Presenter: Holly Willoughby
Short Form: “Purple and Brown”
Writer: Peter Tabern, “Johnny and the Bomb”
BAFTA kids’ vote: “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”
Special Award: Nigel Pickard

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