Award-winning animation studio, BES Animation has bagged ‘Best Animated Series Production of the Year’ at the prestigious 18th Annual Screen Producers Australia Awards for their hit children’s animated series, Kitty is Not a Cat.
Hosted by comedian Anne Edmonds at Melbourne’s Forum Theatre last Friday, the Screen Producers Australia Awards celebrates the country’s independent production industry.
Screen Producers Australia CEO Matthew Deaner said, “The Awards have showcased the strength of the Australian independent production sector and I trust that our members will continue to innovate, create and push forward like true mavericks in the year ahead.”
Kitty is Not a Cat has been sold into 65 territories and translated into 25 languages. BES Animation recently announced it has greenlit a second season of the show and will roll out a global Consumer Products program to support its broadcast and digital platform success.
BES Animation founder and director Bruce Kane added, “We are truly delighted to have taken home the award for Best Animated Series Production of the Year. The creative team behind Kitty is Not a Cat is the most dedicated and committed in the industry and together, we look forward to taking the show into a new season, reaching new audiences and global fans around the world.”
Celebrating its 11th year in the industry, BES Animation is also the creative force behind hit shows such as Exchange Student Zero, The Jan & Rai Show, Boxwars and Monster Beach.