ABC3 and Matchbox Pictures’ teen series, Nowhere Boys, has won the award for Best Kids Series at the 4th International Emmy Kids Awards in Cannes.
ABC TV Director of Television, Richard Finlayson congratulated the teams behind ABC3’s Nowhere Boys (series two) on winning the International Emmy Kids Award for a Series, announced at MIPTV in Cannes overnight.
Nowhere Boys joined winners from Japan, Norway, The Netherlands and the UK at these prominent industry awards, which recognise and showcase the world’s best children’s television.
“Nowhere Boys sets a new benchmark for exciting, bold and contemporary storytelling, and demonstrates our older children’s strategy at work. It’s an engaging and unique Australian program with strong international sales appeal, and is enjoyed by kids, teens and grown-ups alike,” said Finlayson.
“We are proud to be working in collaboration with Matchbox Pictures on this returning series, and our congratulations go to them and ABC Children’s team on winning this prestigious award.”