STELLA AND SAM

YOUTH MEDIA ALLIANCE NOMINATION FOR EXCELLENCE IN ANIMATION


(April 6, 2011) Stella and Sam has received another nomination! The Youth Media Alliance (YMA) has nominated the series for the 2011 English Awards of Excellence in the Animation (3-5 years) category.

The YMA's have a long history of celebrated quality Canadian children's television in both French and English. Radical Sheep Productions is elated to be considered among such strong competition. "We all [the Radical Sheep team] love the show and it's very dear to our hearts. We are ecstatic that it's hitting a chord with others and are honoured to be recognized by the YMA," says John Leitch, Executive Producer of the show.

This year's winners will be announced June 2nd, 2011 in Toronto. http://www.act-aet.tv/nominations_en2011.html

 

BANFF WORLD MEDIA FESTIVAL NOMINATION FOR STELLA AND SAM


(April 15, 2011) Stella and Sam has been nominated for a Fiction Rockie Award at the Banff World Media Festival. The episode entitled 'Night Fairies' has been selected for the Children's Programs (2+) Fiction category in the world-renowned festival that celebrates the best in television from all over the globe. Radical Sheep and the Stella and Sam team are overjoyed to be a part of such a great Canadian festival.

Since 1978, the festival has become a known as one of the leading and largest global development and production marketplace for all types of media. The awards will be handed out at the festival on June 12th, 2011 and will be hosted by Matte Babel, the Entertainment Tonight Canada Hollywood Correspondent.

 

ABOUT STELLA AND SAM
(13 episodes, each comprising two 11-minute segments) Stella and Sam focuses on the relationship between the inquisitive but shy four-year old Sam and his outgoing big sister, Stella. As they explore the world around them, each encounters fun, adventure and ultimately self-discovery. Based on the best-selling book series by Montreal-based author and illustrator Marie-Louise Gay, Stella and Sam is produced by Radical Sheep Productions. Season one of Stella and Sam is airing on both Playhouse Disney and Playhouse Disney Télé (soon to be Disney Junior).