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British Animation Awards, And The Winners Are…

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Friday evening on the South Bank in London saw the very best UK based talent attend a celebration of two years worth of toil. The British Animation Awards (BAAs for short) dished out plenty of hand crafted works of art to reward some of the best films, shorts and TV shows the UK has to offer.

Keep your eyes on Skwigly for exclusive video content from the evening coming soon, in the meanwhile here are the winners in full

Best Long Form
Room on the Broom
(Max Lang & Jan Lachauer)

Room On The Broom

Room On The Broom

Best Pre-School Series
Peppa Pig: “Mr Bull in a China Shop”
(Philip Hall & Joris van Hulzen)

Best Children’s Series
Amazing World of Gumball: “The Apology”
(Ben Bocquelet & Mic Graves)

Best Mixed Media Children’s
Baby Jake: “Popping Peas”
(Maddy Darrall & Rafa Canales)

Best Music Video
Atoms for Peace: “Before Your Very Eyes”
(Andrew Thomas Huang)

Best Commissioned Animation
“RSPB: Vote for Nature”
(directed by Morgan Powell & Neil Kidney for Seed Animation)

Best 2D Commercial
(Shay Hamias & Will Barras)

Best 3D Commercial
Talk Talk: “Model Britain”
(Daniel Kleinman)

Best Film/TV Graphics
BBC Olympics: “Stadium UK”
(Pete Candeland)

Best Short Film
Marilyn Myller
(Mikey Please)

Best Student Film
The Day I Killed my Best Friend
(Antonio J Busto Algarin)

Student Excellence
I Am Tom Moody
(Ainslie Henderson)

Best Motion Graphics
Apocalypse Rhyme
(Oliver Harrison)

Children’s Choice
The Amazing World of Gumball

Public Choice: Favourite Commercial (Tie)
WWF: “We Don’t Farm Like This” (againstallodds)

Talk Talk: “Model Britain” (Daniel Kleinman)

Public Choice: Favourite Music Video
Benjamin Scheuer: “The Lion”
(Peter Baynton)

Public Choice: Favorite Film (Tie)
Car Park (Ant Blades)

Buy Buy Baby (Gervais Merryweather)

Best Voice Performance
Morwenna Banks in Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom: “Nanny’s Magic Test”

The Sting competition

The competition was split into best professional and non-professional with more tied winners!

Katie Single


Jack David Evans


Anthony Farquhar Smith


Congratulations to all the nominees and winners! Stay tuned to for more from the event coming soon!


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Lewis Heriz
@themooks @skwigly Yeah! That's when it becomes << actual magic >>
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James Howard
@lewisheriz @skwigly That first time you see it move is such a buzz and then you add sound and it just enters a whole new stratosphere.
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Lewis Heriz
@themooks @skwigly I know it's kind of obvious, but I used to see it as 'important but secondary'. I don't see it as secondary any more.
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James Howard
@lewisheriz @skwigly Sound does bring it to life.
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