Annedroids


Annedroids is a Canadian [1] [2] CGI / live action children’s television series created by JJ Johnson. Sinking Ship Entertainment produces the series, in association with broadcastersTVOntario , SRC and KiKa . [2] It was released on Amazon Video on July 25, 2014 in the UK and US, and premiered on August 25, 2014 on TVOKids in Ontario, Canada . [3] [ better source needed ] The show’s aim is to educate children about science, technology, engineering and math ( STEM ) from the perspective of an 11-year-old girl, her friends,

SRC and KiKa both agreed to opt for 26 episodes of Annedroids over two seasons, while TVO purchased four seasons. [2] On February 25, 2015, Amazon picked up Annedroids for a second season, [4] qui premiered on July 2, 2015. [5] [6] It has-been Nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Series. [7] Season 3 was released on June 24, 2016. [8] The fourth and final season was released on March 3, 2017. [9]

Cast

Main article: List of Annedroids characters

Humans

  • Addison Holley as Anne Sagan, the title character who is a kid genius
  • Jadiel Dowlin as Nick Clegg, Anne’s friend
  • Adrianna Di Liello as Shania, Anne’s friend
  • James Gangl as Wilbert Sagan, Anne’s father [10]
  • Raven Dauda as Maggie Clegg, Nick’s mother and reporter
  • Jonny Gray as Zack, Nick’s friend
  • Jayne Eastwood as Shania’s grandmother
  • Joey Nijem as Garth, Shania’s brother
  • Nicola Correia-Damude as Ada Turing, a scientist who was Anne’s friend, and antagonist for seasons 3 and 4
  • Devyn Nekoda as Charlie Cassini, one of Nick’s science classmates
  • Colin Mochrie as Mr. Cooper, Shania’s grandmother’s friend
  • Naomi Sniekus as Ms. Cassini, Nick and Charlie’s science teacher and Charlie’s mom
  • Dylan Everett as Dylan Turing, Ada’s Sound
  • Carson Reaume as Billy, Shania’s Brother
  • Aaron Feigenbaum as Ray, Shania’s Brother

Androids

name Initial purpose Additional purposes Description
Hand Heavy lifting, power tools wielding, reaching high Over 70 modes and tools First, strongest and largest of Anne’s androids, Hand is a three-legged construct with an armed clasp and a small one. She is able to lift a car and hold it still for a while.
Eyes Look at stars, outside the junkyard and microorganisms Shoots Anne’s experiments and reports, and watch the street by the junkyard (some kind of a lookout) Second, fastest and smallest of Anne’s androids, Eyes is a camera equipped with a telescope, has three-objective microscope and binoculars. It moves thanks to a single wheel and has four short articulated arms to keep its balance. It automatically switches between lenses. All its lenses are connected to an advanced analyzer.
Pal Assisting Anne, impact dummy Learning … everything! Third, most human-like and most sophisticated of Anne’s androids, Pal is very agile and a fast runner. Anne left its gender undetermined. It always asks questions, as it is the only android with speech, and is very friendly.
Fangs Guard dog Scaring off intruders Fourth Anne’s android, Fangs behaves like an actual dog. Fangs is equipped with stinky spray, spikes and an expandable body.

Episodes

Main article: List of Annedroids episodes
Season Episodes Originally released
First released Last released
1 13 July 25, 2014 October 30, 2014
2 13 July 2, 2015 July 5, 2015
3 13 June 24, 2016 June 24, 2016
4 13 March 3, 2017 March 3, 2017

Reception

The show: has a rating of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 3 user ratings and an 6.8 / 10 rating we IMDb person based on 172 user ratings.

Awards and nominations

year Award Category Recipients result
2015 Young Artist Awards Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV Series Addison Holley , Jadiel Dowlin, Adrianna Di Liello, Sinking Ship Entertainment Won
Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actress Addison Holley Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor 13 and Under Jadiel Dowlin Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Young Actress Adrianna Di Liello Nominated
Joey Awards Best Actress in a TV Comedy or Action Leading Role Age 10-15 Addison Holley , Sinking Ship Entertainment Won
Young Actor Age 10-19 or Younger in a TV Series Comedy / Action Leading Role Jadiel Dowlin Won
Young Cast in a Comedy / Action TV Series Jadiel Dowlin Nominated
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Directing in a Children’s or Pre-School Children’s Series JJ Johnson, Amazon Studios Nominated
2016 Canadian Screen Awards Best Children’s or Youth Fiction Program or Series JJ Johnson, Blair Powers, Matthew JR Bishop, Christin Simms, TVO , Sinking Ship Entertainment Nominated
Best Writing in a Children’s Program JJ Johnson, Christin Simms Nominated
Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Cinematography George Lajtai Nominated
Outstanding Sound Editing – Live Action Blag Ahilov, William Preventis, William Seven Wah Karp, Jakob Thiesen, Amazon Studios Nominated
Outstanding Sound Mixing – Live Action Sean W. Karp, John Bradshaw, Blag Ahilov, Charles Duchesne, William Preventis, Noah Siegel, Amazon Studios Nominated
Outstanding Performers in a Children’s or Pre-School Children’s Series Jadiel Dowlin, Amazon Studios Nominated
Outstanding Performers in a Children’s or Pre-School Children’s Series Addison Holley , Amazon Studios Nominated
Outstanding Single Camera Editing Rod Christie, Allan Cordero Nominated
Outstanding Art Direction / Set Decoration / Scenic Design Ron Stefaniuk, Matt Middleton, Amazon Studios Nominated
Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series – Supporting Young Actress Adrianna Di Liello Nominated
Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actor (14 – 21) Jadiel Dowlin Nominated
Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Web or VOD Series Addison Holley , Jadiel Dowlin, Adrianna Di Liello, Millie Davis Nominated
2017 Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children’s Series Pending
Outstanding Writing in a Children’s or Preschool Children’s Series JJ Johnson, Christina Simms, Amanda Spagnolo Pending
Outstanding Sound Mixing – Live Action Sean W. Karp, John Bradshaw, Blag Ahilov, Charles Duchesne, William Preventis, Noah Siegel, Amazon Studios Pending
Outstanding Sound Editing – Live Action Sean W. Karp, John Bradshaw, Blag Ahilov, Charles Duchesne, William Preventis, Noah Siegel, Amazon Studios Pending
Outstanding Performers in a Children’s or Pre-School Children’s Series Adrianna DI Liello, Addison Holley Amazon Studios (tied) Pending

References

  1. Jump up^ Danielle Ng See Quan (April 2, 2013). “Sinking Ship’s Annedroids gets international broadcast partners” . Playback . Retrieved November 19, 2015 .
  2. ^ Jump up to:c Dickson, Jeremy (September 23, 2013). “Anatomy of an Amazon original” . Kidscreen . Retrieved November 19, 2015 .
  3. Jump up^ ANNEDROIDS (August 25, 2014). “You can not miss the sneak peek tonight on TVOKids at 5:30 pm! Tell us what you think!” . Facebook . Retrieved November 19, 2015 .
  4. Jump up^ Spangler, Todd (February 25, 2015). “Amazon Renews 4 Kids’ Series for Second Seasons” . Variety . Retrieved April 4, 2015 .
  5. Jump up^ “Second Season of Amazon Original Kids Series Annedroids will premiere for Amazon Prime Members in the US on Thursday, July 2” (Press release). Amazon. June 15, 2015.
  6. Jump up^ “Amazon Studios Announces Premiere Dates for Children’s Series ‘Tumble Leaf’, ‘Creative Galaxy’ & ‘Annedroids'” (Press release). Amazon. May 15, 2014 . Retrieved November 19, 2015 – via TV by the Numbers .
  7. Jump up^ http://kidscreen.com/2016/03/28/daytime-emmy-award-nominees-announced/
  8. Jump up^ Annedroids – Season 3 Official Trailer . Amazon Studios. June 2, 2016 . Retrieved June 6, 2016 – via YouTube.
  9. Jump up^ http://kidscreen.com/2017/02/03/as-prime-usage-soars-amazon-schedules-more-annedroids/#
  10. Jump up^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3012532/fullcredits?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm

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