Sunday, November 24, 2019

'The Loud House' Receives 2020 HUMANITAS Prize Nomination; 'Becca’s Bunch' Nominated in 2020 Broadcast Awards

Humanitas has announced the very exciting news that an episode of Nickelodeon's hit animated series The Loud House has been named as finalist for the 2020 HUMANITAS Prize! The Loud House has been nominated in the "Children's Teleplay Category" of the 2020 HUMANITAS Prize for the episode "Racing Hearts". Celebrating its 45th anniversary, the HUMANITAS Prize honors film and television writers whose work inspires compassion, hope, and understanding in the human family.


In The Loud House episode "Racing Hearts" (#324B), when Luna and Sam embark on a challenge taking place across Royal Woods, they discover they have less in common than they thought. Written by Kevin Sullivan, a staff writer on The Loud House, the episode made its television premiere on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 5:00 p.m..

2020 HUMANITAS Prize winners will be announced at the 45th Annual HUMANITAS Prize event on Friday, January 24, 2020, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

All winners of the 2020 HUMANITAS Prize, except for those in the Independent Feature Film, Short Film, College Fellowship, and New Voices categories, designate a nonprofit of their choice. Past recipients have included Young Storytellers, The Writers Guild Foundation, Rosie's Theater Kids, Film2Future, Hedgebrook, ARC, The Remix Project, P.S. Arts, IDA, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, Sundance Institute, KidUnity, WriteGirl, InsideOUT Writers, WeForShe, Venice Arts, 826LA, Story Pirates, The Heidelberg Project, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, A Place Called Home, California Innocence Project, eQuinoxe Europe, The Trevor Project, Ghetto Film School, Alliance of Women Directors, Arrupe Neighborhood Partnership, and Planned Parenthood.

Since its inception in 1974, the HUMANITAS Prize has awarded over $4 million to more than 360 deserving television and motion picture writers whose work examines what it means to be a fully realized human being in a world struggling with racism, terrorism, sexism, ageism, anti-Semitism, political polarization, religious fanaticism, extreme poverty, violence, and unemployment. By deeply exploring the cultures, lifestyles, sexual orientations, political views, and religious beliefs of people who are very different from ourselves, we can dissolve the walls of ignorance and fear that separate us from one another. For more information, please visit the HUMANITAS Prize at www.humanitasprize.org.

A full list of 2020 HUMANITAS Prize nominees can be found here.

In additional awards news, Nick Jr.'s popular preschool series Becca’s Bunch (JAM Media for Nickelodeon) has been nominated for the "Best Pre-School Programme" award of the Broadcast Awards 2020! Additionally, Milkshake!'s Shane the Chef (Hoho Entertainment for Channel 5) has also been nominated in the same category!


Winners of the 2020 Broadcast Awards will be announced at a prestigious awards ceremony hosted by Harry Hill (TV Burp, Alien Fun Capsule, Harry Hill's Tea Time) at London’s Grosvenor House on Wednesday 5th February 2020.

The Broadcast Awards shortlist 2020 can be viewed here.

Congratulations and good luck to the cast and crews of The Loud House, Becca's Bunch and Shane the Chef, Nickelodeon, JAM Media, Milkshake, Channel 5 and Hoho Entertainment!

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