The shortlist has been announced today for the 20th British Academy Children’s Awards.

They’re hosted by Doc Brown, who stars in Strange Hill High and 4 O’Clock Club, which are both made in the North West of England.

Leading the way with 3 nominations is Horrible Histories, however, those with 2 nominations are North East-based Wolfblood  and The Dumping Ground ; All At Sea, which was shot in Scarborough and produced at MediaCityUK; and Swashbuckle, which is also filmed at Dock10.

CBeebies and CBBC are shortlisted in Channel of the Year, while Altrincham’s Factory, and Lime Pictures in Liverpool are up against one another in the Independent Production Company category.

Children’s Animation

Factory TM's credits include Strange Hill High for CBBC

The Amazing World of Gumball
Strange Hill High
Shaun the Sheep
Mr Bean The Animated Series

Children’s Interactive: Adapted in 2015

Transformers: Robots in Disguise
The Dumping Ground: You’re The Boss
CBeebies Storytime App
Gruffalo: Games

Children’s BAFTA Kids’ Vote – Television

Appsolute Genius
Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu
Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch
SpongeBob Squarepants
Star Wars Rebels
The Next Step
Regular Show
Thunderbirds Are Go

Children’s Learning – Primary in 2015
Ten Pieces
Filming Our Greatest Generation
Night Zookeeper
My Life, My Religion

Children’s Channel of the Year

Cartoon Network

Children’s Comedy

All At Sea
The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm
Horrible Histories Special

Children’s Drama

The Dumping Ground
Harriet’s Army
Katie Morag

Children’s Pre-School Animation

Behind the scenes on set with the Clangers at Factory

Behind the scenes on set with the Clangers at Factory

Peppa Pig
Hey Duggee
Lily’s Driftwood Bay
The Clangers

Children’s Entertainment

Justin’s House
Sam & Mark’s Big Friday Wind Up
Matilda and The Ramsay Bunch

Children’s Factual

Being Me: A Newsround Special
I Am Leo (My Life)
Operation Ouch!
Mr Alzheimers and Me (My Life)

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Children’s Presenter

Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes
Barney Harwood
Alexander and Chris Van Tulleken
Iain Stirling

Children’s Independent Production Company

Lime Pictures
Pretzel TV
Somethin’ Else