Congratulations to all the WINNERS of British Animation Awards 2010


Best Student Film

Jury Citation: For its design, soundtrack, pacing and an enigmatic yet strangely compelling universe the winner is ...


Yellow Belly End
Dir: Philip Bacon

Produced at National Film & Television School


Best Pre-School Series

Jury Citation: For outstanding storytelling, writing, design and wit, a series of universal appeal: the winner is ...


Ben & Holly's Little Kingdom: Big Bad Barry
Dir: Neville Astley & Mark Baker

Produced by Astley Baker Davies/E1 Kids for Nick Jr

Best Music Video

Jury Citation: For an ambition that goes beyond the song, to create an engaging and epic cinematic experience, a lovely sticky storyline that keeps hope afloat, the  winner is...


Flogging Molly: Float
Dir: Karni & Saul

Produced by Rokkit for Sideone Dummy

Best Children’s Series

Jury Citation: Brilliantly written and superbly animated, with universal and timeless simplicity, makes this wordless series a joy to watch, so, baa-humbug, the winner is ...


Shaun the Sheep: Ewe've Been Framed
Dir: Richard Webber
Series Dir: Chris Sadler

Produced by Aardman Animations for BBC & WDR

Best Film/TV Graphics

Jury Citation: Fresh, raw, original and fun: the winner is ...


Holland Animation Film Festival Title Sequence: Robin
Dir: Lee Wilson Wolfe & Pete Bishop

Produced by The Shop

Applied Animation

Jury Citation: For its clever use of limited animation, that contributes to the atmosphere and tone to enhance the story, the winner is ...


The Violent Highway
Animation Dir: Tony Comley

Produced by Sherbet for BBC

Best Sound Track

Jury Citation: For a brave, visceral and haunting audio landscape, the winner is ...


The Black Dog's Progress
Music: Sorenious Bonk

Produced for Animate Projects

Best Animated Special

Jury Citation: For the courage of its simplicity, subtlety of storytelling, technical prowess and universal emotional resonance, the winner is ...


Lost & Found
Dir: Phillip Hunt

Produced by Studio A.K.A.

New Media: Best Commissioned Animation

Jury Citation: Visually capturing the spirit of the 60s brought forward to the 21st century: if you’re going to re-make Yellow Submarine, this is how to do it! The winner is ...


Harmonix: The Beatles Rock Band Intro
Dir: Pete Candeland

Produced by Passion Pictures

Best Commercial: Craft

Jury Citation: Beautifully crafted in its simplicity, it simply ticks all the boxes: the winner is ...


Audi Q5: Unboxed
Dir: Russell Brooke & Aaron Duffy

Produced by Passion Pictures for BBH, London

Children’s Choice  

Judged by children at Hazelbury Junior School, who watched a shortlist of Childrens category finalists. The Winner is ...



Wallace & Gromit: A Matter of Loaf & Death
Dir: Nick Park

Produced by Aardman Animations.


Best Commercial: Director

Jury Citation: For simply brilliant all-round direction, the winner is ...


Audi Q5: Unboxed
Dir: Russell Brooke & Aaron Duffy

Produced by Passion Pictures for BBH, London

Best Short Film

Jury Citation: Like a visual fugue, whose raw energy builds to marry music and image with great emotional impact, to resolve almost in chaos, the winner is ...


The Black Dog's Progress
Dir: Stephen Irwin

Produced for Animate Projects


Jury Citation: For its brilliant integration of subject, story and design, perfectly balance of ravishing imagery and evocative soundtrack, the film unfolds like a book, like the cherished artefact that inspired it, the winner is ...


European Animated Feature
The Secret of Kells
Dir: Tomm Moore & Nora Twomey
A Les Armateurs/ Vivi Film/ Cartoon Sal'oon/ France 2 Cinéma Co-Production.


Public Choice

Selected entries were screened in three programmes at 27 venues across the UK, and audiences voted for their favourites in the following categories. The winners are:


Public Choice: Favourite Music Video
Rex the Dog: Bubblicious
Dir: Geoffroy de Crecy
Produced by Partizan for Cooperative Music

Public Choice: Favourite Advert
Cadburys Creme Egg: Mousetrap
Dir: Chris Cairns
Produced by Partizan for Publicis, London

Public Choice: Favourite Film
This Way Up
Dir: Smith & Foulkes
Produced by Nexus Productions