Matchbox Pictures’ Nowhere Boys and Galaxy Pop’s Get Ace are in the running for next year’s International Emmy Kids Awards.
Created by Tony Ayres and produced by Beth Frey for ABC3, Nowhere Boys series 2 will compete for best kids series. The first series was nominated for the 2015 awards.
Created, directed and produced by Galaxy Pop's Gian Christian and Dina McPherson for Eleven and ABC3, comedy Get Ace is nominated in the animation category.
There are 24 nominees in six categories announced by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Nominations span 13 countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Singapore, the Netherlands, Norway and the United Kingdom
The ceremony is moving from New York to Cannes and will be presented in partnership with Reed MIDEM at MIPTV.
The awards will be presented on April 5 2016, closing the Kids@MIPTV track, which includes the MIPTV Future of Kids TV Summit.
“MIPTV is a terrific venue for showcasing and recognizing the remarkable amount of quality kids programming around the world and Reed MIDEM is a great partner,” said Bruce L. Paisner, President and CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
“We look forward to welcoming our nominees to this new home and to continuing to serve the global children’s television industry.”
The International Academy has been presenting six kids Emmys annually since 2012.
The full list of nominees:
Acamar Films Production / Brown Bag Films
Cartoonito / Turner Broadcasting Systems Europe
O Zoo da Zu
Discovery Latin America / Boutique Filmes
Benesse Corporation / TV Setouchi Broadcasting /
Dentsu / DASH / demand / The Answerstudio
El Recreo Studio / Señal Colombia
Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter
NHK / NHK Enterprises / Dwango / Polygon Pictures
Le Trésor du Vieux Jim
(The Great Treasure Quest)
TAT Productions / Master Films
Mentira la Verdad (Truth Lies)
Mulata Films / Canal Encuentro
My Life: I am Leo
Nine Lives Media
Kore-eda x High School Girls:
Portrait of Fukushima 3 Years After
NHK Educational Corporation / NHK / Paonetwork
De Zandtovernaar en de Oorlog
(The Sand Artist and the War)
The Media Brothers / Rkk /Jewish Broadcasting Organization
Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment
Battle for Money: Return of the Dinosaurs
Fuji Television Network
Best i Mest (All-Round Champion)
The Big Performance 3
Twenty Twenty Productions / CBBC
General Purpose Entertainment
RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana / Palomar / Big Bang Media
Malhação Sonhos (Young Hearts)
Taart (Penguins and Pastry)
VPRO Television / Pupkin Films
Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series
Lime Pictures Limited / Disney Channels
NTR / Pupkin Film
NL Film & TV / KRO-NCRV