Hilda season 2 shortlisted for Children’s Animated Series, Directing, Writing, Voice Directing and Editing, and Octonauts picks up 2 nominations for Movie Specials
Silvergate Media’s animated properties Hilda and Octonauts have been shortlisted in an impressive seven categories by the Daytime Emmy awards. Honouring excellence in children’s and animated television, the Daytime Emmy Awards Children’s Programming and Animation ceremony will be presented in a stand-alone show streaming on the Emmy® OTT platform on Saturday, July 17, 2021.
Five nominations were received for the highly acclaimed second season of its Netflix animated adventure TV series, Hilda, which has been shortlisted in categories including Children’s Animated Series, Writing, Directing, Voice Directing and Editing for a Daytime Animated Program.
A further two nominations have been picked up by Silvergate for its Netflix animated Octonauts Movie Specials, produced in association with Meomi and Mainframe Entertainment. Octonauts and the Great Barrier Reef has been shortlisted in the Writing category for Preschool Animated Program and Octonauts and the Caves of Sac Actun has also been nominated in the Main Title category. Silvergate is currently building up to the highly anticipated broadcast launch of new animated series Octonauts: Above & Beyond set to debut this autumn.
This latest critical acclaim follows Silvergate Media’s recent triumph at the 48th annual Annie Awards on April 16th where Hilda was crowned ‘Best Animated TV Production for Children’, ‘Best Character Animation- TV and Media’ and ‘Best Editorial- TV and Media’. Collecting awards in every nominated category, Hilda became the most-awarded TV series of the night.
Silvergate partnered with Luke Pearson and Mercury Filmworks on the production of Hilda which first debuted on Netflix to great acclaim in September 2018. Season 2 was released on December 14th 2020, delivering fresh adventures for the fearless blue-haired heroine as she delves deeper into the vast magical wilderness of Trolberg. Through her entertaining and inspiring adventures, Hilda learns that not everyone shares her open-minded view of the ‘hidden world’, while her Mum worries that her growing rebelliousness will lead to more trouble than Hilda can handle.