An International Emmy Kids Award for Animation!


This week we were delighted that the wonderful “Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter” won an International Emmy Kids awards for Animation! Especially as the English Dub that Nick Harris and the team here at Tamborine had the pleasure of working on, helped to secure that win!

Kids: Animation
Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter
NHK / NHK Enterprises / Dwango / Polygon Pictures
Ronja, born to a clan of forest robbers, grows up under the watchful eye of her family. One day, she is given permission to enter the forest alone. She discovers that the forest is both a beautiful and a frightening place, and learns how to live there.


Our lovely client- Geoffrey Wexler, Chief at Studio Ghibli International, notified us on the good news:

“Nice News! My morning train ride to the studio included the wonderful news that “Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter” today won the 2016 Internationals Emmy Kids Award for Animation in Cannes. A great start to the day. Our English dub was the version submitted by NHK, and so we helped win the prize! Many thanks to the English production team. Including a superb cast led by writer and Director David Freedman, Writer and translator Taro Goto, casting director Michelle Jones (Mattinson) and Studio Guru, Nick Harris and his delightful team at Tamborine Productions in London.


A big congratulations to the other winning programs from Australia, Norway, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom: Nowhere Boys Series 2 (Kids: Series); Best i Mest (All-Round Champion) (Kids: Non-Scripted Entertainment); Rabarber (Rhubarb) (Kids: TV Movie/Mini-Series ); My Life: I Am Leo (Kids: Factual) and Bing (Kids: Pre-School).

“Producers of children’s programming have a great responsibility towards their viewers and the broader audience and we are honored to be recognizing and showcasing the world’s best at MIPTV,” said International Academy President, Bruce L. Paisner. “We congratulate all the winners for their outstanding achievements and for setting the high-quality standard we all expect for kids.”


The Emmy® statues were presented on stage by an international cast of TV and digital personalities and character mascots including: YouTuber Cyrina Fiallo, Quebec comedian Cathleen Rouleau, Miss SupraNationalStephania Stegman, co-presenting with Majid Entertainment’s animation character Amoona, German pre-school character Die Maus from WDR’s The Program with The Mouse and actor Gil Ofarim from WDR’s kid’s series Arman’s Secret and Jeemtv soccer mascot Saham.

 200 international industry executives attended the event, held at the Carlton Hotel, in Cannes, France during MIPTV.

The International Emmy® Kids Awards presenting partners are: Shaw Rocket Fund, Jeemtv, WDR mediagroup, Majid Entertainment, TV Kids, Ernst & Young and Kids@MIPTV.