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INDUSTRY ALERT: Emmy Win for Australia

20 June 2008

Animated television series I Got A Rocket! has won an Emmy at the 35th Annual Creative Arts & Entertainment Daytime Emmy Awards in the category of New Approaches - Daytime Children's.

The series is co-produced by Australian based company SLR Productions as well as Taffy Entertainment, Sunwoo Entertainment, KI.KA ARD and Europool. It is a fast-paced comedy which follows the adventures of 12-year-old Vinnie Q who receives the best present a boy could ever get - a wise-cracking, gadget-packed rocket…who just happens to be his new best friend!

The 35th Annual Creative Arts and Entertainment Daytime Emmy Awards was held in New York on 13 June where more than 1000 performers, producers and craftspeople involved in daytime television, including drama, talk shows, children's programs, game shows and lifestyle programs from both the East and West Coast congregated at a single ceremony to honour the winners.


I Got A Rocket
(52 x 11 mins)
Production Company: SLR Productions Pty Ltd
Exec. Producer: Suzanne Ryan, Bill Schultz
Producer: Suzanne Ryan
Director: Glenn Kirkpatrick
Creative Director: Jo Boag
Line Producer: Stuart Cunningham
Writer: Ben Townsend, Rachel Spratt, Stu Connolly, Jacqueline Turnure
International Sales: Taffy Entertainment
Cast: Voices of Thomas Bromhead, Jamie Oxenbould, Rachel King, Marcello Fabrizi, Drew Forsythe, Trilby Glover
Website: www.slrproductions.com www.igotarocket.com

I Got A Rocket!™ is an explosive fast paced comedy following the adventures of 12-year-old Vinnie Q, who receives the best present a boy could ever get - a wise-cracking, gadget-packed rocket … who just happens to be his new best friend! The fast-paced 52 x 11 minute animated series is based on Matt Zurbo and Dean Gorissen's award-winning Australian picture book of the same name.



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I Got A Rocket! has won an Emmy Award.