The British Animation Awards has announced the nomination categories for its 2016 awards, where it will also celebrate its 20th anniversary.
The BAA is asking the nation’s animators to now enter their work for awards the following categories:
- Best Animation in a Commercial
- Best New Director: Commercials
- Best Film/TV Graphics
- Best Long Form Animation
- Best Voice Performance
- Best Use of Sound
- Best Music Video
- Best Short Film
- Best Children’s Pre School Series
- Best Children’s Series
- Best Student Film
The public will have a chance to reward their favourite work in the Public Choice Awards for Favourite Short Film and Music Video. Younger viewers will also have their say in the Children’s Choice Award.
“It’s 20 years since the British Animation Awards began and this is the first awards ceremony to take place since the industry reaped the benefit of the changes to the tax-break arrangements,” said Jayne Pilling, BAA director.
“With the animation industry in rude health, there has never been a better time to celebrate this wonderful, thriving, creative force and we hope to make this the best awards ceremony yet.”
Applicants can apply for the awards by downloading an entry form from the BAA website and the BAA Facebook Page. The closing date for entries is November 30th, 2015 and the awards ceremony will be held at London’s BFI Southbank on March 10th, 2016.