Share a Story 2017: Voting now CLOSED!

Thank you to everyone who's voted for the winners of this years Share a Story competition!

Voting has now closed!

Make sure you check out the CITV website Next Week as we'll be revealing the winners for each age category HERE!

Good luck to all of our finalists!

Share a Story 2017: Watch the FINALIST'S Stories!

Over the past four weeks our judges have had a great time reading every one of your Share a Story 2017 entries.

The standard has been very high again and has made selecting the final three stories in each age category really tough.

So a MASSIVE WELL DONE to everyone for putting so much effort into your entries this year and CONGRATULATIONS if you're one of our 12 finalists!

The creativity and variety of themes was astounding, we've gasped, grimaced and giggled at your imaginative twists and tales.

You should all feel really proud for sharing your stories, we couldn't run the competition without you, and although the judges have selected the finalists we still need your help in picking the ultimate winners of Share a Story 2017 so...

NOW it's over to YOU!

VOTE! VOTE! VOTE! for your WINNERS!

Now it's your turn to be a judge and help decide which stories should win!

All you have to do is watch the clips and listen to our finalist's stories below!

Once you've decided on a winner, make a note and cast your VOTE HERE!

Voting closes Friday 21st July 2017 at 6pm!

5 to 6 age category Finalists

7 to 8 age category Finalists!

9 to 10 age category Finalists

11 to 12 age category Finalists

NOW VOTE FOR YOUR WINNERS!

Once you've decided on your winners, make a note and cast your VOTE HERE!

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Share a Story: Finalists 2017!

Thank you again for sharing all your amazing stories.

The wait is almost over!

Are you a lucky Finalist?

Be here at 6.15am on MONDAY 17th July to find out which stories have been selected by our panel of judges and how you can play your part in deciding this years winners.
Good Luck!

Big Up Your Summer on CITV!

This summer we're jam-packed with episodes of all your favourite shows including Ninjago, Thunderbirds Are Go, Fangbone and Make It Pop as well as brand NEW show The Avatars.

Big Up your Summer on CITV!

Share a Story 2017: Meet the Animators!

Mark, Sam, Frank and Drew

This year the four winning stories will be brought to life by these amazing animators.

Meet Mark from The Character Shop whose team brought you "Gotcha!", " Fug the Stone age brain-box", "Captain Jackpants" and many more.

Sam from Kilogramme Animation Studio who gave us "The Monkey who liked Jam on toast & Karate" as well as "Holey Moley".

Frank Mansfield who animated "Captain Blacktooth", "Why people really go Bald" and "Super Dan", and taking on his first Share a Story we have Drew from Yamination Studios whose speciality is stop-frame animation.

They also have the really tough job of selecting the finalists! We will reveal who they picked really soon!

Share a Story 2017: Judging!

Our team of authors, animators and top TV Talent loved reading all your amazing stories.

The short listing stages have been taking place over the last few weeks and we are almost ready to reveal this years Finalists!

This year we will need your help in choosing the winning story in each age category!
So keep checking back here to find out how you can get involved.

Voice over master Marc Silk hosting 7-8 age category with Drew Roper & Helen Wendy Cooper

The Character shop entertained our 9-10 age category judges

CITV crew past & present took on the 5-6 age category

Robert Rinder gives us his verdict on the 11-12 age stories

Share a Story 2017: Update

Thank You!

A massive Thank You to everyone who has shared their stories this year! You are amazing!

We are now checking all your entries and within the next few weeks we will begin the judging process.

Keep popping back here and on our social media sites to get the low down on how the judging is going.

Fingers crossed you'll be one of our lucky finalists.

What happens next?

Once we have registered all your entries they will be passed to our squad of judges -including authors, tv producers, animators and...Judge Rinder himself!

They will read through all your entries and select three stories in each age category as our finalists.

The final four winning stories are then chosen via an online vote.

If you're a winner, you'll come to CITV to meet and work with the Marvellous Michael Rosen and the Masterful Voice Artist Marc Silk.

You'll get to record your own voice over and also guide the animators in bringing your story to life.

We can't wait!