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Wapos Bay Wins Again!

9 Jun

The Alliance for Children and Television presents series with Award of Excellence

 

(Saskatoon, SK) – The producers of Wapos Bay received the ACT Award of Excellence for Animation, ages six to eight category, for the episode Raiders of the Lost Art in Toronto on June 3 2009.  The Alliance for Children and Television honours the best in children’s entertainment, juried by Canadian and international industry creators, craftspeople and professionals.

 

Producers Dennis & Melanie Jackson (Dark Thunder Production), Anand Ramayya (KarmaFilm) and Derek Mazur (National Film Board of Canada) add this award to their slate of wins for Season 3 of the series.  Season three award recognition includes the 2009 Golden Sheaf Award (Yorkton Film Festival) for Best Children’s Production, the 2009 Elan Award for Best Children’s Animated Television Production, and the 2008 Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in an Animated Program or Series.

 

Wapos Bay just wrapped production of season four, which is scheduled to broadcast on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) in the fall of 2009.  Seasons two and three are currently airing on APTN and the Saskatchewan Communications Network (SCN)As pre-production for season five begins, Wapos Bay is also versioning the series into French, Cree and Inuktitut.

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