Hilda is a British-Canadian animated series based on the graphic novel series of the same name by Luke Pearson. The series was released on September 21st 2018 on the streaming service Netflix.

Produced by Silvergate Media and Mercury Filmworks, the show follows the adventures of fearless Hilda, a blue-haired girl who, along with her deerfox Twig, travels to the city of Trolberg, where she conquers even the most dangerous of monsters.

Production and release

The series began with a 13-episode season. The world premiere of the first two episodes was at the New York International Children's Film Festival on 25 February 2018. On September 21st 2018, the first season was released on Netflix.

The first season adapts the first four books of the graphic novel series, and also contains multiple new stories written specifically for the animated series.

A second season is confirmed to be in the works, and is planned to release in 2020, as well as a 70-minute movie special.[1] Sneak peeks of the First Two episodes of Season 2 were shown at the New York International Children's Film Festival in February 2020.[2]

Source: Wikipedia

Episode Listing

Season 1

Season 2

  • Chapter 1: The Troll Circle[2]
  • Chapter 2: The Witch
  • Chapter 3: The Witches' Tower
  • Chapter 4: Candy Nightmare

Awards and nominations

Hilda has so far won 6 awards, and was nominated for 4 others.

Year Award Category Nominee Result
2019 46th Annie Awards Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children Won
Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production Scott Lewis Won
Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production Stephanie Simpson Won
78th Annual Peabody Awards Child and Youth Programming Nominated
46th Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Children's Animated Series Clint Eland
Kurt Mueller
Luke Pearson
Stephanie Simpson
Adam Idelson
Chantal Ling
Rachel Simon
Andrew Hymas
Outstanding Writing for an Animated Program Stephanie Simpson
Kenny Byerly
Outstanding Directing for an Animated Program Andy Coyle
Megan Ferguson
Outstanding Main Title and Graphic Design for an Animated Program Won
2019 BAFTA Children's Awards Children's Animation Luke Pearson
Stephanie Simpson
Kurt Mueller
2020 2020 Kidscreen Awards Best Animated Series Won
British Animation Awards Best Voice Performance Bella Ramsey Nominated

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