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2018 Kidscreen Summit Awards Winners

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Amazon Studios, Sesame Workshop and DreamWorks are among the top winners at this year’s event hosted by comedian Darrin Rose.

See who scored top nods across all production, broadcasting and digital media categories.

Chosen by two panels of highly respected industry judges, the Programming and Creative Talent winners are as follows:

PROGRAMMING—PRESCHOOL CATEGORY

Best in Class
The Snowy Day
Amazon Studios/Karrot Entertainment

Best New Series
Dino Dana
Sinking Ship Entertainment

Best Animated Series
Doc McStuffins: Toy Hospital
Disney Junior/Brown Bag Films

AND

Sarah & Duck
Karrot Entertainment

Best Non-Animated or Mixed Series
Sesame Street
Sesame Workshop

Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie
The Snowy Day
Amazon Studios/Karrot Entertainment

PROGRAMMING—KIDS CATEGORY

Best in Class
An American Girl Story—Melody 1963: Love Has to Win
Amazon Studios

Best New Series
Trollhunters
DreamWorks Animation Television

Best Animated Series
Grizzy and the Lemmings
STUDIO HARI

Best Non-Animated or Mixed Series
Snowfall
NRK Super

Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie
Revolting Rhymes
Magic Light Pictures

PROGRAMMING—TWEENS/TEENS CATEGORY

Best in Class
Bob’s Burgers
20th Century Fox Television/Bento Box Entertainment

Best New Series
Free Rein
Lime Pictures

Best Animated Series
Bob’s Burgers
20th Century Fox Television/Bento Box Entertainment

Best Non-Animated or Mixed Series
Degrassi: Next Class (season four)
DHX Media

Best One-Off, Special or TV Movie
Kiss and Cry
Family Channel/9 Story Media Group/Telefilm Canada/OMDC

CREATIVE TALENT CATEGORY

Best Acting
An American Girl Story—Melody 1963: Love Has to Win
Amazon Studios

Best Writing
Trollhunters
DreamWorks Animation Television

Best Directing
Peppa Pig
Astley Baker Davies/Entertainment One

Best Animation
Trollhunters
DreamWorks Animation Television

Best Voice Talent
Peppa Pig
Astley Baker Davies/Entertainment One

Best Music
Sesame Street
Sesame Workshop

Best Design
An American Girl Story—Melody 1963: Love Has to Win
Amazon Studios

The Kidscreen Awards also includes a category designed to spotlight the best efforts made by broadcasters to forge stronger connections with global kids and family audiences. These winners were determined by a Kidscreen readership online vote that took place in December. The winners for the broadcast category are as follows:

BROADCASTING CATEGORY

Channel of the Year
CBeebies

Best Channel Design
CBC Kids

Best Programming Block
Sprout House
Universal Kids

Best Channel Website
PBS KIDS
pbskids.org

Best On-Air Host or Hosting Team
Tony Kim, Janaye Upshaw, Victor Verbitsky, Jason Hopley, Kira Hall, Todd Doldersum and Frank Meschkuleit
CBC Kids

The final category is the Digital categories for Preschool (0 to five) and Kids (six and up). The winners of the Digital prizes are as follows:

DIGITAL—PRESCHOOL CATEGORY

Best Learning App—Original
Animal World—Animal Sounds For Babies & Toddlers
Papumba

Best Learning App—Branded
Elmo Loves ABCs
Sesame Workshop/Aspire Games

Best Game App—Original
Sago Mini World
Sago Sago

Best Game App—Branded
Hey Duggee: We Love Animals
BBC Worldwide/Scary Beasties/Studio AKA

Best Website
SesameStreet.org
Sesame Workshop

Best Streaming Video Platform
Hopster
Hopster

Best Web/App Series—Original
Amigo to the Rescue
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media/Reel FX

Best Web/App Series—Branded
Love 2 Learn
Sesame Workshop/YouTube

DIGITAL—KIDS CATEGORY

Best Learning App—Branded
Amazon FreeTime
Amazon FreeTime/Amazon

Best Game App—Original
Animal Jam—Play Wild!
WildWorks

Best Game App—Branded
My Little Pony Rainbow Runners
Hasbro/Budge Studios

Best Website
National Geographic Kids
National Geographic Kids

Best Streaming Video Platform
LeapFrog Epic Academy Edition
LeapFrog

Best Web/App Series—Original
The Paper Girls
FableVision Studios/Global Tinker

Best Web/App Series—Branded
As Told by LEGO: Rogue One
Disney Consumer Products Interactive (DCPI)/Disney Digital Network

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