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  • Press Release
  • Jul.20, 2021

Stillwater, with Animation by Polygon Pictures, wins at the Daytime Emmy Awards!

Polygon Pictures (“PPI,” President and CEO: Shuzo Shiota, Head Office: Tokyo, Japan) is proud to announce that Stillwater, a series with animation produced by our studio, has won in the category of Outstanding Editing for a Preschool Animated Program at the 48th Daytime Emmy Awards.

Winning Category

48th Daytime Emmy Awards
・Outstanding Editing for a Preschool Animated Program

Stillwater, a tale of mindfulness for children and families, was also nominated at this year’s 48th Annie Awards, and won in the Children & Youth category in the 81st Peabody Awards.

With this win, Stillwater becomes the fifth title with animation by our studio to be honored with an Emmy award.
* For more information on Emmy wins by Polygon Pictures’ titles, please see the chart below.

On accepting this award, our studio’s Producer on Stillwater, Jack Liang, gave the following comment:

“We are ecstatic and honored that Stillwater, which we were fortunate to animate, has won an Emmy award for Outstanding Editing for a Preschool Animated Program. We would like to thank our partners Apple, Scholastic and Gaumont for inviting and trusting us on the journey to help tell this mindful and heartfelt story on Apple TV+.”

Emmy Award-winning Works by Polygon Pictures

Transformers Prime
・38th Daytime Emmy Awards (2011): Win in 2 categories
・39th Daytime Emmy Awards (2012): Win in Special Class Animated Program and 1 other category
・40th Daytime Emmy Awards (2013): Win in 3 categories
・41st Daytime Emmy Awards (2014): Win in 2 categories
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
・40th Daytime Emmy Awards (2013): Win in Special Class Animated Program and 1 other category
・41st Daytime Emmy Awards (2014): Win in Special Class Animated Program and 1 other category
Ronja, the Robber's Daughter
・4th International Emmy Awards (2016): Win in Kids: Animation category
Lost in Oz
・44th Daytime Emmy Awards (2017): Win in Children's Animated Program and 2 other categories
Stillwater
・ 48th Daytime Emmy Awards (2021): Win in Outstanding Editing for a Preschool Animated Program

About the Daytime Emmy Awards

The Emmy Awards are presented annually by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Designed to recognize outstanding achievement in television, the award constitutes one of the industry’s highest honors. Emmys are distributed in a variety of categories, including special Daytime Emmy awards for programs that are broadcast outside of the evening primetime hours.
Official URL: https://theemmys.tv/daytime/
Nominations: https://theemmys.tv/day-48th-nominations-childrens-lifestyle/

About Stillwater

Stillwater, currently streaming on Apple TV+, is an animated series based on the Zen series of children’s books by Jon J Muth.