British Animation Awards Unveils Finalists

EUROPE–The British Animation Awards has revealed the finalists for this year’s awards, which will take place March 15 at the BFI Southbank in London.

April 6, 2018

British Animation Awards Unveils Finalists

The winners of each category will be announced on March 15 in London.


The bi-annual British Animation Awards celebrates animators from across the U.K. Previous winners have included Tim Burton, Nick Park, Simon Tofield,

Harry Potter

, Gorillaz and Martin Freeman, among others.

This year’s finalists include:

Best Long Form


We're Going on a Bear


by Lupus Films Walker Productions and Herrick Entertainment

·      Ethel & Ernest by Lupus Films in association with Ethel & Ernest Productions, Mélusine Productions and Cloth Cat Animation


Revolting Rhymes

by Magic Light Pictures

Best Voice Performance

·       “Scream Street” King Niles by John Thomson as Niles Farr, Mayor Sir Otto Sneer & Hushmushtushlushfushi

·      “Ethel & Ernest” Ethel by Brenda Blethyn

·       “The Amazing World of GumballThe Choices” Nicole by Teresa Gallagher

Best Children’s Series

·       “Shaun the Sheep: Karma Farmer” by Aardman Animations

·       “Shaun the Sheep: Karma Farmer” by Aardman Animations

·      “Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed: Screwtop in Love” by Beano Studios

·       “The Amazing World of Gumball: The Copycats” by Great Marlborough Productions for Turner Broadcasting System

Best Pre-School Series

“Hey Duggee: The Tadpole Badge” by Studio A.K.A. for CBeebies

“Twirlywoos: More About Collecting” by Ragdoll Productions & DHX Media for CBeebies

“Sarah and Duck: Constable Quack” by Karrot Entertainment for CBeebies & BBC Worldwide

Best Animation in a Commercial

·       “The Great British Bake Off” by Blinkink for 4 Creative

·       “James Wellbeloved: Mega City” by Passion Animation Studios for AMV BBDO

·       “BBC: The Supporting Act” by Blink Ink for BBC Creative

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