[June. 2018] Prix Jeunesse Award-Winning Project "Baby on the Way"



EBS co-production series “Baby on the Way” project has won the “Special Achievement Prize” at 2018 Prix Jeunesse. The prize is for the projects that have contributed to produce high quality educational content for children with various partners the world over. Main criteria is how positively the motivation of the project has contributed to the development of children media.

<Baby on the Way> season 1 and 2 are co-production between 6 different countries for each season. It is an experimental documentary series for children and families, telling stories of childhood excitement, jealousy, happiness and stress as families prepare to embrace a new member the baby on the way. In each episode, the child protagonists fears, hopes and dreams about the new arrival are expressed in their own words, but also visualized through animation sequences. These short films focus on the small, everyday crises of family life, and the mundane acts of caring, thoughtfulness and forgiveness which make families strong. In doing this the series reminds us of the centrality of family in all of our lives.