Kidscreen Summit Awards Call for Entries Now Open

By ANIMATION XPRES... | 19 July, 2011 - 12:39

Programming Categories deadline: September 9
Broadcasting Categories deadline: October 14
Heading into its third year of singling out and celebrating the year’s best kids programming and broadcasting work, Kidscreen Awards 2012 is now accepting entries.

In the Programming Categories, shows and related websites targeting Preschoolers (0 to 5),
Kids (6 to 10) and Tweens/Teens (11 to 17) can be put in the running to win these prizes:

• Best Animated Series
• Best Non-Animated or Mixed Series
• Best One-off, Special or TV Movie
• Best Companion Website
Winners will again be chosen by juries of highly respected entertainment professionals, who will
also award programs that merit special Creative Talent Awards for Animation, Directing, Voice
Talent, Writing, Music, Design and Acting.
In the Broadcasting Categories, dedicated kids channels and strands from around the world can
compete for the following Kidscreen Awards:
• Channel of the Year
• Best Channel Design
• Best Channel Website
• Best Interstitial Campaign
• Best Integrated Promotion
• Best On-Air Host
Entries in these streams will be shortlisted by Kidscreen’s esteemed editorial team, and the final
winners determined by an industry vote open to the magazine’s 12,000 readers.
Winners in all categories will be announced at an evening presentation event as part of next
year’s Kidscreen Summit, which is set to take place in New York from February 7 to 10. All
Summit delegates will be invited to attend the ceremony and cocktail party as part of their event
experience, after registering online at And other guests can sign up to
attend just the Kidscreen Awards event for $150, beginning in January.
“The Kidscreen Awards have very quickly become the global children’s entertainment industry’s
most prestigious set of awards,” says Kidscreen VP & Publisher Jocelyn Christie. “And it is our
pleasure and honor to showcase the world’s best kids content and broadcast platforms again in

Detailed information on eligibility, judging and entering can be found at
The deadline for entries in the Programming Categories is September 9, 2011, and the
Broadcasting Categories entry window closes a little later on October 14, 2011.