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Ada Twist, Scientist WINS Annie Award!


We are thrilled to share that the 2022 Annie Award for Best Animated TV/Media Production for Preschool Children went to Ada Twist, Scientist for the episode: Twelve Angry Birds.

The 49th Annual Annie Awards™ winners were announced during a virtual ceremony on Saturday, March 12. The awards honor overall excellence as well as individual achievement in a total of 36 categories from best feature, best feature – independent, production design, character animation, and effects animation to storyboarding, writing, music, editing and voice acting.

Ada Twist, Scientist, is one of our latest preschool series developed by executive producer Chris Nee (Laughing Wild) and produced in partnership with President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions. 

Now streaming on Netflix, Ada Twist, Scientist is based on the best-selling children's book series by author Andrea Beaty and illustrator David Roberts. The series follows the adventures of 8-year-old Ada Twist, a pint-sized scientist with a giant-sized curiosity, who aspires to discover the truth about absolutely everything.

A BIG and BRILLIANT congratulations to Team Twist who brought this series to life, including Chris Nee, the Obamas’ Higher Ground Productions, and our INCREDIBLE Ada Twist crew!

And we would also love to extend an added shout-out to showrunner Kerri Grant and Brown Bag’s own Jean Herlihy who directed the series.

A round of applause to all this year's recipients. Click here to view a full list of the 2022 award winners! Video highlights of the Annie Awards ceremony will be uploaded to the organization's website in the next few days.

Rhya Tamasauskas

Marketing Director, Social Media and Corporate Communications

We Love Animation®

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