2nd Youth in Film Awards
The 2nd Youth in Film Awards ceremony (now known as the Young Artist Awards), presented by the Youth in Film Association, honored outstanding youth performers in the fields of film, television and music for the 1979-1980 season, and took place on October 18, 1980, at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City, California, United States.
|2nd Youth in Film Awards|
|Awarded for||Achievement in the 1979—1980 season|
|Date||October 18, 1980|
|Site||Sheraton Universal Hotel|
Universal City, California
|Hosted by||Jodie Foster|
Established in 1978 by long-standing Hollywood Foreign Press Association member, Maureen Dragone, the Youth in Film Association was the first organization to establish an awards ceremony specifically set to recognize and award the contributions of performers under the age of 18 in the fields of film, television, theater and music.
Best Young Performer in a Feature Film
Best Young Actor in a Major Motion Picture
Best Young Performer in a Television Special
Best Young Actor - TV Special
Best Young Performer in a Television Series
Best Young Actor in a Television Series
Best Young Actress in a Television Series
Best Young Actor - Daytime TV Series
Best Young Comedy Performer
Best Young Comedian
Best Young Musical Recording Artist
Best Young Disc Artist - Male
Best Family Entertainment
Best Major Motion Picture for Family Entertainment
★ Touched by Love - Columbia
Best TV Special for Family Entertainment
★ Harvest - Faith for Today
Best TV Series for Family Entertainment
★ Eight is Enough - ABC
Best After School Television Special
- ABC Afterschool Special: The Seven Wishes of a Rich Kid - ABC
- ABC Weekend Special: The Big Hex of Little Lulu - ABC
- End of a Dream
Greatest Contribution to Youth Through Entertainment Media
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