Kensuke’s Kingdom

Year : 2024
Winning Category : Best Original Music

Winner - British Animation Awards 2024

A young boy, shipwrecked on a remote island, discovers he is not alone when he encounters a mysterious Japanese man who has lived there since the end of World War II. As dangerous invaders appear on the horizon, it becomes clear they must join forces to save their fragile paradise.

Directors : Neil Boyle, Kirk Hendry
Producers: Camilla Deakin, Ruth Fielding, Adrian Politowski, Martin Metz, Stephan Roelants, Jean Labadie, Anne-Laure Labadie, Sarah Radclyffe, Barnaby Spurrier
Key Cast: Sally Hawkins, Cillian Murphy, Raffey Cassidy, Aaron Macgregor, Ken Watanabe
Screenwriter: Frank Cottrell-Boyce
Based On The Novel By: Michael Morpurgo
Animation Director: Peter Dodd
Art Director: Michael Shorten
Editor: Richard Overall
Sound Designer: Will Cohen
Music By: Stuart Hancock
Executive Producers: Nadia Khamlichi, Nessa Mcgill, Sierra Garcia, Bill Godfrey, Nick Miller, Tim Morris, Courtney Pledger, Sam Wright, Stephen Kelliher, Thomas Pibarot, Alice Labadie, Natascha Wharton, Kimberley Warner, Bizzy Day

Awarded prize artwork by Derek Hayes