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BAFTA Kids Vote: Shortlist Announced

19 October 2015
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10 films, 10 television shows and 10 games face the children’s vote at next month’s British Academy Children’s Awards

London, 19 October 2015: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced today the shortlist of films, television programmes and games for this year’s BAFTA Kids Vote, the only categories voted for by children, at the British Academy Children’s Awards on Sunday 22 November.

This year’s BAFTA Kids Vote shortlists are as follows:


  • Big Hero 6 (PG)
  • The Boxtrolls (PG)
  • Cinderella (U)
  • Home (U)
  • Inside Out (U)
  • Minions (U)
  • Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (PG)
  • Paddington (PG)
  • Shaun the Sheep Movie (U)
  • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (U)


  • Appsolute Genius
  • Jessie
  • Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch
  • The Next Step
  • Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu
  • Regular Show
  • SpongeBob Squarepants
  • Star Wars Rebels
  • Thunderbirds Are Go
  • Wolfblood


  • Bin Weevils
  • Crossy Road
  • Disney Infinity 2.0
  • FIFA 15
  • Just Dance 2015
  • Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
  • Minecraft
  • Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire
  • Skylanders Trap Team
  • World of Warriors

From today until 21 November, children aged seven to 14 can cast their votes at the new-look BAFTA Kids website – – which includes online challenges, competitions, and information on BAFTA’s year-round events and initiatives that give families an insight into creative excellence within film, television and games, through behind-the-scenes roadshows, workshops and masterclasses, and special hospice screenings.

Helen Blakeman, Chair of the BAFTA Children’s Committee said: “I’m very excited for this year’s BAFTA Kids Vote – all to be launched on our brand new BAFTA Kids website. The shortlist showcases a huge range of high quality children’s media. I can’t wait to see who the audience votes for this year”

The nominations for the British Academy Children’s Awards will be announced on Thursday 22 October.

The BAFTA Kids Vote is supported by its official media partner, Fun Kids Radio. Children can access exclusive content and competitions via

For further information:
Vicky Grayson at Freuds
T: 020 3003 6327
E: [email protected]


The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public. In addition to its Awards ceremonies, BAFTA has a year-round programme of learning events and initiatives – featuring workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes – in the UK, USA and Asia; it offers unique access to the world’s most inspiring talent and connects with a global audience of all ages and backgrounds. BAFTA relies on income from membership subscriptions, individual donations, trusts, foundations and corporate partnerships to support its ongoing outreach work. To access the best creative minds in film, television and games production, visit For more, visit

About BAFTA Kids

BAFTA Kids is a programme of events and initiatives for families across the UK run by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, offering insight into creative excellence within film, television and games. The programme features behind-the-scenes roadshows, workshops and masterclasses with BAFTA-winning talent, online challenges and competitions, and special hospice screenings. Whereas BAFTA’s annual British Academy Children’s Awards recognise and celebrate excellence within these industries, BAFTA Kids is a trusted and accessible brand for families to explore and discover new, innovative and non-mainstream work, helping them deepen their appreciation of the films, television programmes and games they enjoy.