2021 International Emmy Kids Awards: nominees

South Australian-produced First Day nominated in the Kids: Live Action category.

Nominations for the International Emmy Kids Awards were announced this week by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

South Australian-produced First Day was nominated in the Kids: Live Action category.

The series follows transgender student Hannah Bradford as she embarks on her high school journey, giving her a new opportunity to express her most authentic self. The series by Epic Films for ABC ME has been dubbed into 10 languages and recognised at Rose d’Or, Kidscreen Awards, the GLAAD Media Awards and the AACTA Awards.

The announcement comes shortly after filming was completed on a second series for Hulu and ABC ME.

Winners will be announced on Tuesday October 12 (USA).

Kids: Animation

Mush-Mush and The Mushables
La Cabane Productions / Thuristar and Cake Entertainment

Pájaro / NonStop / Pakapaka / Señal Colombia

Shaun The Sheep: Adventures from Mossy Bottom
United Kingdom

Tish Tash
Studio Gale / Big Crunch Entertainment / Korea Educational Broadcasting System
South Korea

Kids: Factual & Entertainment

Ahlan Simsim
Sesame Workshop / Jordan Pioneers

My Life: Picture Perfect
Big Deal Films
United Kingdom

Scars of Life
De Mensen

The Voice Kids
Globo / ITV Studios / John de Mol

Kids: Live-Action

First Day
Epic Films / Australian Children’s Television Foundation

The IdeaFirst Company

Heirs Of The Night
Lemming Film / Hamster Film / Maze Pictures / Maipo Film / NDR / NRK / AVROTROS / Scope Pictures / ZDF Enterprises

Nivis Amigos de otro mundo (Nivis: Friends from Another World)
Buena Vista International / Metrovision / Non Stop Digital

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