Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is celebrating nine award nominations. The international producer of kids’ animated content scored seven Daytime Emmy nominations and two Rockie Award nominations as revealed by the Television Academy and the Rockie Awards judging panel. Esme & Roy, Miss Persona, ReBoot: The Guardian Code, and Hotel Transylvania: The Series are up for awards this season.
“Securing seven Daytime Emmy Award nominations and two Rockie Award nominations is amazing news for our talented in-house production teams, brilliant distribution department, and incredible partners, whose creativity and dedication make the success of each series possible,” says Scott Dyer, president of Nelvana.
Esme & Roy, produced by Sesame Workshop and Nelvana, and distributed by Nelvana, nabbed three Daytime Emmy nominations: Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Series, Outstanding Interactive Media for a Daytime Program, and Outstanding Casting for an Animated Series or Special.
Miss Persona, produced and distributed by Nelvana, is up for Outstanding Preschool Children’s Series and Outstanding Performer in a Children’s, Family Viewing, or Special Class Program — Kimberly Persona as Miss Persona.
ReBoot: The Guardian Code, produced by Mainframe Studios and distributed by Nelvana, is nominated for Outstanding Sound Mixing and Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Family Viewing or Special Class Program – Hannah Vandenbygaart.
For the Rockie Awards, Hotel Transylvania: The Series, produced by Sony Pictures Animation and Nelvana and distributed by Nelvana, is nominated in Animation: Children & Youth for Hotel Transylvania: The Series and in Interactive Content: Children & Youth for Hotel Transylvania: Hotel Havoc (Biba/Sony Pictures Animation/Sony Pictures Entertainment/Nelvana).