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British Academy Children’s Awards Announces Dates for 2014

22 September 2014
British Academy Childrens Awards in 2013BAFTA/Richard Kendall

Ceremony to take place on Sunday 23 November; nominations announced, BAFTA Kids’ Vote launch on Tuesday 21 October

London, 22 September 2014: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) today announced the key dates for the British Academy Children’s Awards in 2014: the nominations will be announced on Tuesday 21 October and the ceremony will be held on Sunday 23 November.

Introduced in 1996, BAFTA’s Children’s Awards celebrate talent from all areas of children’s media including film, television, games and online. Categories include: Animation, Channel of the Year, Comedy, Drama, Entertainment, Factual, Feature Film, Game, Independent Production Company of the Year, Interactive - Adapted, Interactive - Original, International, Learning - Primary, Learning - Secondary, Performer, Pre-School Animation, Pre-School Live Action, Presenter, Short Form, Writer and the Special Award.

The BAFTA Kids’ Vote, which is the audience award celebrating four categories – Film, TV, Game and Website, will also launch on Tuesday 21 October. Children will be able to vote online from a shortlist of nominees at

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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 Learning & Events programme that offers unique access to some of the world’s most inspiring talent through workshops, masterclasses, lectures, scholarships and mentoring schemes, connecting with audiences of all ages and backgrounds across the UK, Los Angeles and New York. BAFTA relies on income from membership subscriptions, individual donations, trusts, foundations and corporate partnerships to support its ongoing outreach work. For further information, visit http and