Monday, October 25, 2010

Children's BAFTA nominations

CBBC's Tracy Beaker Returns and The Sarah Jane Adventures go head to head in the nominations for the Best Drama in the British Academy Children's Awards 2010. The Sarah Jane Adventures has been nominated for the last three years but so far been beaten to the title each year.

The other nominations in the Drama category are The Boy From Before, the story of a dispossessed boy who unknowingly befriends the ghost of a boy from the 1940’s and Roy, about the animated son of a real life family settling in to his new school.

In the new Performer category both Dani Harmer who plays Tracy Beaker and popular co-star Richard Wisker who plays Liam in Tracy Beaker Returns are nominated.

In the Feature Film category,  Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang goes head to head with Fantastic Mr. Fox and two animated films from Disney/Pixar: Toy Story 3 and Up.

The BAFTA Kids’ Vote where children get to have their say across a whole range of entertainment media in a nationwide poll to choose their favourite Film, Television Programme, Website and Video Game is also now open. Children aged between 7 and 14 years can place their votes via www.baftakidsvote.org Last year over 425,000 votes were received.
Voting for the BAFTA Kids’ Vote opens today (25 October 2010), and closes at 18.00 on Friday 26 November 2010.

The Awards will be hosted by popular children’s presenter Barney Harwood and will take place on Sunday 28 November at the London Hilton, Park Lane.

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