South Africa’s ‘Penguin Town’ receives three Daytime Emmy Awards

The 8-part series ‘Penguin Town’ was released on Netflix in June of 2021.

The series follows a group of penguins as they make home their homes in the Gardens of Simons Town, Western Cape.

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‘Penguin Town’ was nominated for six Daytime Emmy Awards and was able to rake up three wins for “Outstanding Travel, Adventure and Nature Series”, “Outstanding Cinematography”, and “Outstanding Sound Mixing and Sound Editing”.

South African filmmaker and ‘Penguin Town’ producer Cayley Christos was there to accept the awards. Christos has more than 10 years of experience in filming wildlife content. She is also the owner of the production company, Red Rock Films which produced ‘Penguin Town’.

Dale Hancock, a Pietermaritzburg-born wildlife filmmaker, also worked on ‘Penguin Town’ as the series’ cinematographer.

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Other nominations included “Outstanding Music Direction and Composition”, “Outstanding Single-Camera Editing”, and “Outstanding Sound Mixing and Sound Editing”.

‘Penguin Town’ is now available for streaming on Netflix.

If you haven’t watched it yet, here’s a little sneak peek:

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