London, 15 October 2015: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today confirmed the host, venue and key dates for next month’s British Academy Children’s Awards.
Ben Smith, aka Doc Brown, the British actor, rapper, comedian and screenwriter, returns to host the ceremony now in its 20th year, at the Roundhouse, London on Sunday 22 November.
Next week, on Monday 19 October, BAFTA will reveal the shortlists for this year’s BAFTA Kids Vote and on Thursday 22 October BAFTA will announce the nominations for the British Academy Children’s Awards.
The BAFTA Kids Vote is the Academy’s long-running audience award as voted for by children in three categories – Film, TV and Game – whose winners are revealed at the Children’s Awards.
Introduced in 1996, the Children’s Awards celebrate talent from all areas of children’s media including film, television, games and online. Categories include: Animation, Channel of the Year, Comedy, Drama, Entertainment, Factual, Feature Film, Game, Independent Production Company of the Year, Interactive – Adapted, Interactive – Original, International, Learning – Primary, Learning – Secondary, Performer, Pre-School Animation, Pre-School Live Action, Presenter, Short Form, Writer and the Special Award.