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HIT Entertainment’s ‘Mike The Knight’ Wins Int’l Emmy Award

Preschool co-production with Nelvana wins big at the third International Emmy Kids Awards ceremony hosted in New York on February 20.

HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading pre-school entertainment companies and a subsidiary of Mattel Inc., announced that its production, Mike the Knight, was named one of this year's International Emmy Kids Awards winners.

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences handed out its third International Emmy Kids Awards at the ceremony hosted in New York, February 20, where Mike the Knight beat off competition in the pre-school programme category. 

Edward Catchpole, SVP HIT Entertainment, commented “This external recognition of our industry leading storytelling and animation is a fantastic accolade and I am delighted for everyone involved.

“We can expect great things for the new Thomas & Friends movie launched later this year and the all new Bob the Builder series rolling-out globally from late 2015. We can but hope that as well as delivering commercial success, one of these brands is also recognised by the industry.”

Christopher Keenan, VP Global Content & Executive Producer, and Production Manager, Micaela Winter, were joined at the ceremony by animation studio partner, Nelvana, to collect the award.

Source: HIT Entertainment

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.