Press Release
Jul 20, 2019
Sinking Ship Entertainment Takes Home Four Daytime Emmy® Awards
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Odd Squad Wins Outstanding Children's Program
Dino Dana's Michela Luci Wins for Outstanding Performance

 (TORONTO - Saturday, May 6, 2019) - Canada's leading production, distribution and digital company Sinking Ship Entertainment (SSE) is thrilled to announce it has won four 2019 Daytime Emmy® Awards. The creative forces behind Odd Squad and Dino Dana were pleased to accept the awards for:

Outstanding Children's or Family Viewing Program
Odd Squad

Outstanding Performer in a Children's, Family Viewing or Special Class Program
Michela Luci as Dana - Dino Dana

Outstanding Writing in a Children's, Preschool Children's or Family Viewing Program
Tim McKeon, Adam Peltzman, Mark De Angelis, Robby Hoffman - Odd Squad

Outstanding Directing in a Children's, Pre-School Children's or Family Viewing Program
J.J. Johnson - World Turned Odd, Odd Squad

Michela Luci stands as tall as a brachiosaurus, as this marks her first ever Daytime Emmy award for outstanding performance. J.J. Johnson's win for best director marks his third win in this category, and the Odd-some writing team behind Odd Squad takes home the Outstanding Writing award for the second time since 2016.

Including this year's awards, Sinking Ship Entertainment has garnered a total of 17 Daytime Emmy wins and 90 nominations since the companies' launch in 2004, making it Canada's children's media company with the most Daytime Emmy nominations.

The 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards is a presentation of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards were presented at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Southern California on Friday, May 3, 2019.


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About Sinking Ship Entertainment
Sinking Ship Entertainment is an award-winning production, distribution and interactive company specializing in family and kids' live action CGI blended content. Since 2004, the company has rapidly earned a global reputation for high quality, ground breaking original series and companion interactive experiences. Overall the company has won 17 Daytime Emmy® Awards and a variety of other international awards including Canadian Screen Awards, Youth Media Alliance Awards, Fan Chile Awards, Parents Choice Awards, the Shaw Rocket Prize, and the Prix Jeunesse International. The Toronto-based company is home to over 150 shipmates. In addition to production, Sinking Ship operates a cutting edge VFX and Interactive Studio, creating multi-platform digital experiences and interactive content for audiences around the world.

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