“Life of Pi” wins BAFTA Children’s Movie Award – The Hollywood Reporter
LONDON – Ang lee‘s Pi’s life won the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Children’s Feature Film Award, beating three animated films.
The award went to Lee’s Deep Sea Adventure on Sunday night on a boy and a tiger adrift in a rowboat after a shipwreck. He fought off the competition of Courageous, Paranormand and Wreck–This Ralph. The annual Children’s Awards aim to honor the best media for children.
Lee, Gil Net and David Womark and Fox 2000 Pictures / Twentieth Century Fox were nominated in the category for this honor.
The awards also covered various TV honors in 19 categories – from best presenter to best writer and best animation.
In the International TV category, Cartoon Network’s Adventure time and Regular show came out victorious, defeating Walt Disney Television Animation’s Doc McStuffins and Nickelodeon Kung Fu Panda: Legends of the Awesome to the reward.
In addition, the winners of the BAFTA Kids public vote were presented, which were voted on by children aged 7-14. Despicable Me 2 won the film’s highest honor in the children’s vote.
The ceremony was hosted by Jake humphrey, the former BBC presenter who is now the face of BT Sport’s flagship football cover.