‘Gumball,’ ‘Room on the Broom,’ ‘Peppa Pig’ Win British Animation Awards

The winners of the tenth British Animation Awards were announced at a ceremony on Friday evening at the BFI Southbank in London. Amongst the big winners were The Amazing World of Gumball, which succeeded in netting two prizes; and Room on the Broom, which had previously been nominated for an Oscar and BAFTA and tonight succeeded in winning the Best Long Form award ahead of the high-profile films The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists and The Snowman and the Snowdog.

A complete list of winners is below; nominees can be viewed here:

Best Long Form
Room on the Broom
(Max Lang & Jan Lachauer)

Best Pre-School Series
Peppa Pig: “Mr Bull in a China Shop”
(Philip Hall & Joris van Hulzen)

Best Children’s Series
Amazing World of Gumball: “The Apology”
(Ben Bocquelet & Mic Graves)

Best Mixed Media Children’s
Baby Jake: “Popping Peas”
(Maddy Darrall & Rafa Canales)

Best Music Video
Atoms for Peace: “Before Your Very Eyes
(Andrew Thomas Huang)

Best Commissioned Animation
RSPB:Vote for Nature
(Morgan Powell & Neil Kidney/Seed Animation)

Best 2D Commercial
“Mindfull”
(Shay Hamias & Will Barras)

Best 3D Commercial
Talk Talk: “Model Britain
(Daniel Kleinman)

Best Film/TV Graphics
BBC Olympics: “Stadium UK
(Pete Candeland)

Best Short Film
Marilyn Myller
(Mikey Please)

Best Student Film
The Day I Killed my Best Friend
(Antonio J Busto Algarin)

Student Excellence
I am Tom Moody
(Ainslie Henderson)

Best Motion Graphics
Apocalypse Rhyme
(Oliver Harrison)

Children’s Choice
The Amazing World of Gumball

Public Choice: Favourite Commercial
WWF: “We Don’t Farm Like This” (againstallodds) and Talk Talk: “Model Britain” (Daniel Kleinman) – tie


Public Choice: Favourite Music Video
Benjamin Scheuer: “The Lion”
(Peter Baynton)

Public Choice: Favorite Film
Car Park (Ant Blades) and Buy Buy Baby (Gervais Merryweather) – tie

Best Voice Performance
Morwenna Banks in Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom: “Nanny’s Magic Test”