Good Omens & How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Nominated in 2020 CAMEO Awards

Good Omens has been nominated among the film, TV and audio adaptations shortlisted in the Creativity Across Media: Entertainment & Originality Awards (CAMEO) awards 2020. The Amazon Prime series which launched last year stars David Tennant and Michael Sheen as the demon Crowley and angel Aziraphale. It was adapted for screen by Neil Gaiman based on the 1990 book he co-wrote with the late Sir Terry Pratchett. The show is nominated for the Book to TV Award. 

The CAMEOs, are a collaboration between London Book & Screen Week and the Publishers Association and recognise the integral role books play within the creative industries. They mark the start of London Book & Screen Week, which runs this year from 9th–15th March.

The Book to TV Award shortlist is:
  • Elizabeth Is Missing ( Penguin) Emman Healy; adapted by Andrea Gibb
  • Good Omens (Corgi & Headline) Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett; adapted by Neil Gaiman
  • His Dark Materials (Scholastic) Philip Pullman; adapted by Jack Thorne

Also nominated for the Book to Film Award is the animated feature How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World in which David voices the roles of Spitelout and Ivan The Witless.

The Book to Film Award shortlist is:
  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott; directed by Greta Gerwig, screenplay by Greta Gerwig
  • How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World by Cressida Cowell (Hodder Children’s Books); directed by Dean DeBlois, screenplay by Dean DeBlois
  • Possum by Matthew Holness; directed by Matthew Holness; screenplay by Matthew Holness  

See all twelve nominees including the Theatre and Stage categories here .

In making their decisions, the judges will also consider box office sales, review coverage, critical acclaim, social media profile, industry prize nominations and other criteria which demonstrate the cultural impact of each project. This year’s judging panel is chaired by Helen Macaleer and comprises Philippa Donovan (Smart Quill), Philippa Milnes Smith (Soho Agency), Katrien Roos (Harbottle & Lewis), John Lomas (Bullivant/Kickback Media), Hayley Steed (Madeleine Milburn Agency), Colin Williams (Sixteen South), Videl Bar Kar (Bookwire), Jessica Maslen (Blair Partnership), Tamsin Collison, Julia Posen, Charlotte Longstaff (Ambassador Group) and Rina Gill (RGM Productions).

Last year’s winners were Call Me by Your Name (Film), Killing Eve (TV), La Belle Sauvage (Audio) and Toast (Stage).

The winners of the 2020 Awards will be announced on Monday 9th March.