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Celebrating Our Children’s & Family Emmy® Nominations

Oh, our hearts are a glow! The nominees for the 2nd Annual Children’s & Family Emmy’s have been announced, and we are thrilled to share that our 9 Story and Brown Bag Films series have received a combined total of 17 nominations for both our series and service shows at this year’s awards.

Check out our list of nominated series along with the category nominees:

Preschool Series:

Blue’s Clues & You!, Nickelodeon
Nominees: Executive Producers Vince Commisso, Wendy Harris, Traci Paige Johnson, Todd Kessler, Angela C. Santomero, Jennifer Twomey; Supervising Producers Nisa Contreras, Shevaun Gray, Peter Griffiths, Martin Sal; Producers Jackie Payton, Ana Voci; Series Producers Lesley Saliwonchyk, Paula Tamiko Potts; Line Producers Natasha Daly, Eric Gomes, Patrick R. Quinn, Kyle Whaley Associate Producer Maddie Kroll; Consulting Producers Steve Burns, M.R. Horhager, Vadim Kapridov, Nora Keely Marcy Pritchard, Jennifer Sherman

Preschool Animated Series

StoryBots: Answer Time, Netflix
Nominees: Executive Producers Gregg Spiridellis, Evan Spiridellis; Supervising Producers Jeff Gill, Nate Theis; Producer Jason Wyatt; Line Producer Sunisa Petchpoo

Voice Performance in a Preschool Program

Erin Fitzgerald, StoryBots: Answer Time, Netflix
Fred Tatasciore, StoryBots: Answer Time, Netflix

Writing for a Preschool Animated Program

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, PBS KIDS
Nominees: Head Writer Jill Cozza Turner; Writers Saurin Choksi, Mary Jacobson; Writer/Producer Haley Hoffman; Story Editors Alexandra Cassel Schwartz, Sara Farbe

StoryBots: Answer Time, Netflix
Nominees: Writers Edlyn Capulong, Matt Chapman, Mike Chapman, Scott Emmons, Jeff Gill, Chris Harding, Henock Lebsekal, Kendall Nelson, Evan Spiridellis, Gregg Spiridellis, Maha Tabikh, Nate Theis

Writing for an Animated Children’s or Young Teen Program

Karma’s World – Writing for an Animated Children’s or Young Teen Program
Nominees: Head Writer Halcyon Person; Writer/Story Editor Keion Jackson; Staff Writer Jehan Madhani

Directing for a Multiple Camera Program

Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show, Apple TV+
Nominees: Directors Leena Pendharkar, Brittany Scott Smith, Bridget Stokes

Directing for a Preschool Animated Program

Ada Twist, Scientist, Netflix
Supervising Director Jean Herlihy; Directors Adrian Ignat, Alan Moran, Seamus O'Toole; Co-Director David McCamley; Animation Directors Amnon Schwarz, Rajiv Singate, Shobhit Trivedi

Voice Directing for an Animated Series

Ada Twist, Scientist, Netflix
Nominees: Voice Director Ashley Nguyen Dewitt

Editing for a Preschool Animated Program

Ada Twist, Scientist, Netflix
Nominees: Ada Twist, Scientist Netflix Senior Editor Paul Forde

Editing for a Preschool Animated Program

Get Rolling with Otis, Apple TV+
Nominees: Editors Fiona Hamilton, Ciarán O'Toole, Peter Williams

Editing for a Preschool Animated Program

StoryBots: Answer Time, Netflix
Nominees: Editors Nico Colaleo, Rachael Russakoff, Evan Spiridellis; Animatic Editors Edgar Cheung, Stella Lightheart, Martin Wichmann Andersen

Sound Mixing and Sound Editing for a Preschool Animated Program

Let’s Go Luna, PBS KIDS
Nominees: Supervising Sound Editor and Re-Recording Mixer Mike Mancuso; Dialogue Editor Joe Tetreau; Sound Effects Editor Patrick Mallan; Music Editor Ryan Eligh Foley Editor Matt McKenzie

Ridley Jones, Neflix
Nominees: Production Mixer Ryan Johnston; Re-Recording Mixer Ernie Sheesley; Supervising Sound Editors James Lafferty, Jamie Simone; Production Mixer/Foley Mixer Suzanne Goldfish; Dialogue Editor Terry Reif; Sound Effects Editors Joshua Johnson, Ron Salaises; Foley Artist Taryn Simone

Casting for an Animated Program

Eureka! - Disney Junior
Nominees: Casting Director Jennifer Trujillo

A huge congratulations to all the talented team members at Brown Bag Films and our parent company 9 Story Media Group, who worked on these amazing shows!

We also want to extend another epic shout out to our fantastic production partners including Netflix, PBS KIDS, Apple TV+, Nickelodeon, Karma’s World Entertainment, Fred Rogers Productions, Laughing Wild, and Higher Ground Productions on these well-deserved nominations.

The Children's and Family Emmys, launched in 2022, represents and celebrates content in children’s and family programming categories. Winners of the 2nd Annual Children’s & Family Emmy Awards will be announced at two separate events over the course of two days in December. The 'Children’s & Family Emmy Awards Creative Arts' ceremony will take place on Saturday, December 16th at 8pm PT and the 'Children’s & Family Emmy Awards' will be celebrated the following day on Sunday, December 17th at 5pm PT. Both events will take place at the Westin Bonaventure in Downtown Los Angeles. For more information and the full list of this year’s nominees, click here

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