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Event: BAFTA Kids at Thames FestivalDate: 13 September 2008Venue: Southbank, London-

Content for Change Category added to Children's Awards

21 November 2018

The children’s entertainment industry is constantly evolving, and BAFTA celebrating these positive changes with a new award category: Content for Change. This award recognises content that goes beyond entertainment to infuse children’s programming with learning and/or social issues.

Focus on the Changes to the Children's Awards in 2018

28 June 2018

Just as children’s media develops and evolves, so too must BAFTA’s Awards to best reflect and represent the industry. This year, there have been some marked changes to the Children’s Awards, including the addition of a new craft category, as detailed below...

Words and interviews by Toby Weidmann

On The Road With BAFTA Kids and Children's Mental Health Charity Place2Be

27 June 2018

At the end of May, BAFTA embarked on its second year of BAFTA Kids Roadshows with children’s mental health charity Place2Be, visiting a primary school in Croydon. With the Roadshow planning to appear at a further 10 locations across the UK this year, we returned to Rock Ferry School in the Wirral to find out how the Roadshow’s visit in 2017 has made a lasting impact on children and staff alike.

Words and interview by Toby Weidmann