Australian film industry awards “Baby One” is on top of the BAFTA award for best animation feature, winning the Best Animated Feature category for a second time.
The film is also named best animated short at the 2017 World Screen Awards in Cannes, France.
The award was announced by BAFTA President Simon Cowell at the BFI London Film Festival in London.
“We’ve had some very special moments over the past two years,” he said.
“Breathtakingly diverse worlds, characters and performances, it’s a truly extraordinary year for our industry and this is just another testament to how much we are working together.”
Baby One, which stars a young woman who lives in a baby carriage, has won the BAFTAs best animated film, best animated visual effects and best sound effects category.
The animation is based on a screenplay by Tim Sayers and directed by Chris Lachance.
The BAFTA announced it had also awarded BAFTA International Animation Award for the best animation short category to BAFTA’s best animated story and best animated musical.
“Baby One is an amazing achievement for our animation industry,” Mr Cowell said.
“We’ve seen our industry take leaps forward in this area, and I’m delighted that Baby One has achieved so much.
It’s a tremendous achievement.”BAFTA chief executive Richard Branson said the film’s success was a great opportunity to celebrate the diversity of animation in the UK.”
In a very limited market, there are very few examples of an animated feature that achieves such high accolades in its genre, in its medium and in its scope,” Mr Branson told Sky News.”
The BFI’s award nominations for 2017 included Best Animated Short and Best Animated Visual Effects.”
Babies are the future of animation.”
The BFI’s award nominations for 2017 included Best Animated Short and Best Animated Visual Effects.