ABC ME titles land BAFTA Childrens’ nominations

ABC ME shows Nowhere Boys: Two Moons Rising and The Deep have been nominated at the British Academy Children’s Awards.

Nowhere Boys: Two Moons Rising has been nominated for the International Live Action Award, animated series The Deep is nominated in the International Animation Award.

UK series So Awkward, described by ABC as ‘enhanced acquisition’, is up for Best Comedy.

ABC Children’s Head Libbie Doherty said: “Congratulations to the teams behind Nowhere Boys, The Deep and So Awkward for setting the high-water mark for quality and distinctive programming that resonates with primary school-age children around the world.

“ABC ME reflects and celebrates the diverse lives, interests and joys of children across genres such as drama, animation and comedy. The BAFTA award nominations continue a golden run of recognition for ABC Children’s content, including this month’s win by First Day at the MIPCOM Diversity TV Excellence Awards.”

Winners will be announced on 25 November.

Nowhere Boys is a Matchbox Pictures production for the ABC, with the support of Screen Australia and Film Victoria. The Deep is produced by A Stark Production and DHX Media for the ABC and Britain’s CBBC.

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