POLYGON PICTURES

News Release

  • Press Release
  • Nov.08, 2022

Stillwater, with animation by Polygon Pictures,
Nominated in 2 categories in 1st Ever Children’s and Family 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 received nominations in two categories in the first ever Children’s and Family Emmy Awards.

【Nomination Categories】

・OUTSTANDING DIRECTING FOR A PRESCHOOL ANIMATED PROGRAM
・OUTSTANDING EDITING FOR A PRESCHOOL ANIMATED PROGRAM

The award-winning Stillwater is a story about mindfulness for children and families, and has received worldwide acclaim, including wins at the Daytime Emmy and Peabody Awards.
Titles with animation created by our studio have won a total of five times in major categories at previous years' Daytime Emmys and International Emmy Awards.

The Children’s and Family Emmy Awards has been newly established to recognize outstanding works in the rapidly expanding genre of entertainment created for children and families. The first awards ceremony is scheduled to be held at the Wilshire Theater in Los Angeles over two days on Saturday and Sunday, December 10th and 11th, 2022.

About the Children’s & Family Emmy Awards

The Emmy Award, hosted by The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, is a world-renowned honor, given in recognition of the achievements of entertainment relating to American television. The Children’s and Family awards have been newly established in 2022 to reflect the rapidly growing genre and an increase in content geared towards families and children.
Official Website:https://theemmys.tv/  
Nominations:https://theemmys.tv/cafe-nominations-2022/


Nominations and Awards for Stillwater

■The 48th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2021
・Awarded the Emmy for Outstanding Editing for a Preschool Animated Program
・Nominated for Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated Series
・Nominated for Outstanding Writing Team for a Preschool Animated Program
・Nominated for Outstanding Directing Team for a Preschool Animated Program
■The 81st Annual George Foster Peabody Awards 2021
・Awarded the Peabody for Children's & Youth
■The 48th Annual Annie Awards(2021)、49th Annual Annie Awards(2022)
・Nominated for Best TV/Media - Preschool


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


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.