On Monday, June 28, producer and distributor of animated series for children and families worldwide Cyber Group Studios hosted the Semi-Final Round of Judging for the International Emmy Kids Awards in the Animation category. Gathering almost 40 leading industry executives from some of the biggest television broadcasters around the world, the Semi-Final Round of Judging for the 49th edition of the prestigious global children’s television awards competition took place in a virtual format for the second consecutive year.
Leading animated programs were screened and ranked by the jury. International Emmy Kids Awards Nominees across three categories, including Animation, will be announced at the end of August. Winners will be announced at the 10th International Emmy Kids Awards, at MIP Junior, on October 10.
The online judging session was hosted by President & CEO of Cyber Group Studios, Pierre Sissmann, a Director of The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, under the supervision of Senior Director of Emmy Judging for The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Nathaniel Brendel.
“It is an honor to once again join forces with the International Emmy Awards to create this very special moment together and help identify and recognize some of today’s best animated series for kids. It has long been a priority for Cyber Group Studios to connect and support our industry and we are delighted to realize that goal through our participation in this important program,” Pierre Sissmann said.
“We thank our host Pierre Sissmann and the team at Cyber Group Studios for bringing together once again leading international children’s television executives to judge the Semi-Final round,” Nathaniel Brendel added.