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Warner Bros.’ ‘Lego Movie’ Takes BAFTA Kids’ Award

Cartoon Network takes the kids' channel of the year prize

LONDON — Warner Bros.’ “The Lego Movie” won the kids’ feature film prize at the BAFTA Children’s Awards Sunday, fighting off competition from “Maleficent,” “How to Train Your Dragon 2” and “Frozen.”

Cartoon Network won the kids’ channel of the year prize, while its show “Adventure Time” took the award for international program.

Kindle Entertainment was named independent production company of the year, and was part of the team behind online mystery-drama “Dixi,” which nabbed the BAFTA for original interactive show. Disney Animated won for adapted interactive show. The vidgames category was won by Nintendo’s racing title “Mario Kart 8.”

“Katie Morag,” which is produced by Move on Up, won the BAFTA for drama, and the show’s 9 year-old lead Cherry Campbell took home the performer prize. Debbie Moon won the writer’s prize for “Wolfblood.”

Love Productions’ “Junior Bake Off” excelled in the entertainment category. Maverick Television’s “Operation Ouch!” picked up the BAFTA for factual.

Aardman Animations’ “Shaun the Sheep” received the BAFTA award for animation.

Richard McCourt and Dominic Wood, better known as double-act Dick & Dom, triumphed in the presenter category for “Absolute Genius with Dick & Dom,” while another of their shows, “Diddy Movies,” picked up the BAFTA in the comedy category.

The short form category was won for the third year in a row by CITV’s “Share a Story.”

Peter Firmin received the Special Award for his outstanding contribution to children’s media.

The results of the BAFTA kids’ vote were also announced at the ceremony. More than 200,000 votes were cast by 7 to 14 year olds. The winners were “Frozen” for feature film, “Jessie” for television, “Minecraft” for game and “Bin Weevils” website.

NOMINATIONS WITH WINNERS *HIGHLIGHTED
ANIMATION

THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL Ben Bocquelet, Mic Graves, Sarah Fell – Cartoon Network Studios Europe/Cartoon Network
DENNIS THE MENACE & GNASHER Production Team – Red Kite Animation/Sticky Pictures/CBBC
*SHAUN THE SHEEP Richard Starzak, Jay Grace, John Woolley – Aardman Animations/CBBC
STRANGE HILL HIGH Production Team – Factory TM, CBBC and Fremantle/CBBC

CHANNEL OF THE YEAR
*CARTOON NETWORK

CBBC
CBEEBIES
CYW

COMEDY
4 O’CLOCK CLUB Julia Kent, Spencer Campbell, Mark Oswin – CBBC/CBBC
ALL AT SEA Juliet Charlesworth, Tracey Rooney, Brian Lynch – CBBC/CBBC
*DIDDY MOVIES 2 Steve Ryde, Dez McCarthy, Annette Williams – CBBC/CBBC
DNN: DEFINITELY NOT NEWSROUND Sid Cole, Richard Grocock, Sue Howes – CBBC/CBBC

DRAMA
*KATIE MORAG Production Team – Move on Up/CBeebies
ROCKET’S ISLAND Production Team – Lime Pictures/CBBC
ROY Production Team – JAM Media/CBBC
WOLFBLOOD Debbie Moon, Matthew Evans, Foz Allan – CBBC/CBBC

ENTERTAINMENT
FORT BOYARD: ULTIMATE CHALLENGE Nigel Pickard, Joe Shaw – The Foundation TV Productions Ltd/ALP/CITV
HACKER TIME Lee English, Sid Cole, Jamie Wilson – CBBC/CBBC
*JUNIOR BAKE OFF Production Team – Love Productions/CBBC
SWASHBUCKLE Jon Hancock, Tony Grech-Smith, Tony Reed – CBeebies/CBeebies

FACTUAL
DEADLY POLE TO POLE Scott Alexander, Jonny Keeling, Janelle Backes – CBBC/CBBC
FRONTLINE FAMILIES – A NEWSROUND SPECIAL Steph Atkinson, Rowan Crompton, Martin Dougan – CBBC/CBBC
JUNIOR VETS Production Team – True North/CBBC
*OPERATION OUCH! Production Team – Maverick Television/CBBC

FEATURE FILM
FROZEN Peter Del Vecho, Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck – Walt Disney Animation Studios/Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 Dean DeBlois, Bonnie Arnold – DreamWorks Animation/Twentieth Century Fox
*THE LEGO MOVIE Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Dan Lin, Roy Lee – Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Road Show Pictures/Warner Bros. Pictures
MALEFICENT Joe Roth, Robert Stromberg, Linda Woolverton – Roth Films/Walt Disney Pictures/Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

GAME
*MARIO KART 8 Development Team – Nintendo/Nintendo

POKEMON X & Y Development Team – Game Freak inc/The Pokémon Company International/Nintendo
RAYMAN LEGENDS Michel Ancel, Christophe Heral, Jean-Christophe Alessandri – Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft
TEARAWAY Development Team – Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment

INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION COMPANY OF THE YEAR
BLUE-ZOO ANIMATIONS
DOT TO DOT PRODUCTIONS
FACTORY TM LTD
*KINDLE ENTERTAINMENT LTD

INTERACTIVE: ADAPTED
*DISNEY ANIMATED Development Team – Touch Press/Disney Interactive/Walt Disney Animation Studios

LUDUS Rob Hyde, Aled Parry, Ruth Mills – Boom Kids and Cube Interactive
MADRON Luke Davis, Wil Stephens, Darren Wall – Glasshead/Cube/Planet Jump Productions
ROOM ON THE BROOM: GAMES Development Team – Magic Light Pictures & Stormcloud Games

INTERACTIVE: ORIGINAL
*DIXI Dan Berlinka, Nina Metivier, Melanie Stokes – Kindle Entertainment/Syndicut/Lucy Atkinson/CBBC Online

MAKIES Development Team – MakieLab
MIXELS Development Team – Hibernum for Cartoon Network/Cartoon Network
TEE & MO Dominic Minns, Juliet Tzabar, Alan Owen – Plug-in Media/CBeebies Online

INTERNATIONAL
*ADVENTURE TIME Pendleton Ward, Graham Falk, Nick Jennings – Cartoon Network Studios/Cartoon Network

DOC MCSTUFFINS Norton Virgien, Theresa Mayer, Chris Nee – Brown Bag Films/Disney Junior
SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Marc Ceccarelli, Luke Brookshier, Vincent Waller – Nickelodeon/Nicktoons
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Alan Wan, Brandon Auman, Ciro Nieli – Nickelodeon/Nicktoons

LEARNING: PRIMARY
CYW A’R WYDDOR (CYW AND THE ALPHABET) Helen Davies, Carol Woodman – Boom Kids and Cube Interactive
*LIZARD GIRL Iona Sweeney, Lynsey Miller, Vivienne Franzmann – Feelgood Fiction/BBC Two
LLANDUDNO: A SEASIDE TOWN Michael Davies, David Cortese – Landlines
THE STORY OF BRITAIN Production Team – Lion Television/Ben Tobitt/BBC Learning

LEARNING: SECONDARY
CHILDREN OF THE HOLOCAUST Production Team – Fettle Animation/BBC Online
EXPLORING THE PAST: POST WAR BRITAIN – Dominic Sant, Rhonda Evans, Nick Price – Evans Woolfe Media/BBC Two
MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH Andy Glynne, Dylan Howitt – Mosaic Films/BBC Two
*POETRY: BETWEEN THE LINES Production Team – Somethin’ Else/BBC Two

PERFORMER
AKAI OSEI 4 O’Clock Club – CBBC
BERNARD CRIBBINS Old Jack’s Boat – CBeebies
*CHERRY CAMPBELL Katie Morag – CBeebies
KIA PEGG The Dumping Ground – CBBC

PRESCHOOL: ANIMATION
BING Mikael Shields, Nicky Phelan, Jeroen Jaspaert – An Acamar Films Production coproduced by Brown Bag Films and Tandem Ltd/CBeebies
DINOPAWS Production Team – Kindle Entertainment Ltd/Guru Studio Ltd/Laughing Gravy Media Ltd/CBeebies
POSTMAN PAT AND THE RUBBER DUCK RACE Production Team – Mackinnon and Saunders/CBeebies
*SARAH & DUCK Tim O’Sullivan, Sarah Gomes Harris, Jamie Badminton – Karrot Entertainment/CBeebies

PRESCHOOL: LIVE ACTION
CBEEBIES THREE LITTLE PIGS Angela Young, Charlotte Bushell, Vanessa Amberleigh – CBeebies/CBeebies
GRANDPA IN MY POCKET Mellie Buse, Jan Page, Martin Franks – Adastra Creative Ltd/CBeebies
*OLD JACK’S BOAT Dominic MacDonald, Tony Reed, Tom Poole – CBeebies/CBeebies
SOMETHING SPECIAL Angela Young, Kat Woolfe, Vanessa Amberleigh – CBeebies/CBeebies

PRESENTER
IAIN STIRLING The Dog Ate My Homework – CBBC
NAOMI WILKINSON Naomi’s Nightmares of Nature – CBBC
*RICHARD MCCOURT & DOMINIC WOOD Absolute Genius with Dick and Dom – CBBC
SAM NIXON & MARK RHODES Sam and Mark’s Big Friday Wind-Up – CBBC

SHORT FORM
*CITV SHARE A STORY 2013 Waldemar Werbel, Jardine Sage, Frank Mansfield – CITV/CITV

GUMBALL SONG Production Team – Cartoon Network On Air/Blue-Zoo Animations/Cartoon Network
MILKSHAKE! MONKEY Production Team – Channel 5/Match Cut/Channel 5
NINA NEEDS TO GO Production Team – ArthurCox/Disney Junior

WRITER
SERGIO CASCI Katie Morag – CBeebies
DECLAN DE BARRA Roy – CBBC
*DEBBIE MOON Wolfblood – CBBC
WRITING TEAM The Amazing World of Gumball – Cartoon Network

BAFTA KIDS’ VOTE IN 2014

FILM
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2 (U) Sony Pictures
*FROZEN (PG) Walt Disney Pictures
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 (PG) Twentieth Century Fox
MALEFICENT (PG) Walt Disney Pictures
MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN (U) Twentieth Century Fox
MUPPETS MOST WANTED (U) Walt Disney Pictures
PLANES (U) Walt Disney Pictures
RIO 2 (U) Twentieth Century Fox
THE LEGO MOVIE (U) Warner Bros
TURBO (U) Twentieth Century Fox

GAME
DISNEY INFINITY Disney Interactive Studios
FIFA 14 EA Games
FROZEN FREE FALL Disney Mobile
JUST DANCE 2014 Ubisoft
LEGO MARVEL SUPER HEROES Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment
*MINECRAFT Mojang
NEED FOR SPEED: RIVALS EA Games
POKÉMON X & Y The Pokémon Company
SKYLANDERS SWAP FORCE Activision
THE LEGO MOVIE VIDEOGAME Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment

TELEVISION
ALL OVER THE PLACE: AUSTRALIA CBBC
THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL Cartoon Network
THE DUMPING GROUND CBBC
*JESSIE Disney Channel
MAX STEEL CITV
NEWSROUND CBBC
PHINEAS AND FERB Disney XD
REGULAR SHOW Cartoon Network
VICTORIOUS Nickelodeon
WOLFBLOOD CBBC

WEBSITE
*BIN WEEVILS

CARTOON NETWORK
CBBC
CLUB PENGUIN
DISNEY
GIRLS GO GAME
LEGO
MOSHI MONSTERS
NICKELODEON
POKÉMON

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