Cartoon Network News In Brief Mid November 2016

Cartoon Network News In Brief Mid November 2016

Cartoon Network News In Brief Mid November 2016

Worldscreen Interviews Cartoon Network President Christina Miller

This week, media industry news website Worldscreen interviewed Christina Miller, the president and general manager of Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang regarding the current generation of kids and young people watching Cartoon Network known as the “Plurials”, a generation that want interactive forms of entertainment alongside their favourite television shows. Since becoming the president of Cartoon Network in 2014, Christina Miller has been transforming Cartoon Network from a linear channel into a multiscreen and interactive experience which includes games for mobile devices and TV Anywhere apps.

http://worldscreen.com/tvkids/video-interview-with-turners-christina-miller/

Turner’s New Offices In Chile

Turner Latin America has opened their new offices at Avenida Pedro Montt in Santiago, Chile. The new offices will share occupancy with free-to-air Chilean national broadcaster, Chilevision which is also owned by Turner. CNN Chile will soon move their operations to the new location. Turner Chile will be responsible for local advertising for its portfolio of pay-TV channels including Cartoon Network.

http://www.chilevision.cl/noticias/chvnoticias/nacional/turner-anuncia-cambio-en-el-equipo-directivo-de-chilevision/2016-11-14/131611.html

http://tvlatina.tv/tvcanales/turner-inauguro-sus-nuevas-oficinas-comerciales-en-chile/

Live Drawing On Cartoon Network USA Facebook Live

Creators and artists from Steven Universe, Clarence, We Bare Bears, and Regular Show participated in a live drawing session yesterday (14/11/2016) on Facebook Live (Facebook’s live streaming service). Fans got to see Rebecca Sugar (Creator of Steven Universe), Alen Esmaelian (Background Designer for Clarence), Lauren Sassen and Louie Zong (Storyboard artists for We Bare Bears) and JG Quintel (creator of Regular Show) draw pictures of their favourite cartoon characters. Fans also had an opportunity to make drawing suggestions.

Rebecca Sugar Drawing Session

Lauren Sassen and Louie Zong Drawing Session

JG Quintel Drawing Session

Powerpuff Girls Pop-Up Store In New York This Weekend (18/11/2016 to 20/11/2016)

For one weekend only from Friday 18th November to Sunday 20th November, Cartoon Network will be opening a special Powerpuff Girls themed pop-up shop in Downtown New York City, where you can “Powerpuff Yourself” by creating your very own Powerpuff Girls avatar and have it printed on a T-shirt or Tote Bag. The pop-up store will be located at 168 Bowery in Manhattan.

Cartoon Network Collective Official Press Release

Cartoon Network Collective Official Press Release

Cartoon Network Collective Official Press Release

Last Sunday (19/06/2016), I wrote a blog post about the Cartoon Network Collective, today (23/06/2016) Cartoon Network USA have released more information about the new artist and merchandising programme. The Cartoon Network Collective is an exclusive limited-edition product offering designed by some of today’s most celebrated artists, offering their unique artistic interpretation of Cartoon Network’s animated shows. The Cartoon Network Collective is exclusive to the online Cartoon Network Shop (a collaboration of Cartoon Network Enterprises, shop licensee Bolder Road and Horizon Line Studios).

From a short while after launch, the collective will include designs from ten different artists which will appear on limited edition and limited-time only posters, clothing, phone cases, high-end notebooks and more. The collective section of the website will have behind-the-scenes content from some of Cartoon Network’s hit shows and videos featuring the artists taking part in the collective.

So far, Cartoon Network have signed up ten artists that are currently designing artwork for the collective:

Jason Edmiston, Mahendra Singh, and MAKO – Adventure Time
Missy Pena, Ty Mattson – Steven Universe
Miranda Dressler, Louie Zong – We Bare Bears
Frank Forte – Clarence
MAKO – Regular Show
Anthony Petrie – Over the Garden Wall
CHOGRIN – Dexter’s Laboratory

http://www.regularcapital.com/2016/06/cartoon-network-shop-launches-cartoon-network-collective/

From The Cartoon Network USA Press Release

Exclusive e-commerce Program Features Popular Artist’s Interpretations of Cartoon Network Hit Animated Series

Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE), the prolific consumer products arm of Cartoon Network, announced today the launch of The Cartoon Network Collective (The Collective), an exclusive limited-edition product offering linking some of today’s most celebrated artists to Cartoon Network Original Series. The Collective, which will live exclusively on Cartoon Network Shop, is a collaboration between CNE, current Cartoon Network Shop licensee Bolder Road, and the newly-formed Horizon Line Studios.

Created specifically to serve a growing group of savvy collectors and Cartoon Network fans, The Collective’s launch offering includes designs from ten different artists and will be featured in an array of highly curated products including limited edition posters, apparel, phone cases, high-end notebooks and more. Each month, the collection will be refreshed and new artists will present their interpretations of Cartoon Network Original Series.

“Cartoon Network has some of the most loyal, dedicated, and discerning fans out there”, said Pete Yoder, Vice President, Cartoon Network Enterprises. “The Collective provides an opportunity for our fans to acquire never-before-seen, exclusive network product interpreted through some of today’s most talented artists.”

In addition to the product offering, The Collective will also feature interviews with each of the artists as well as behind-the-scenes content from some of Cartoon Network’s hit shows.

“This is an exciting time to be in entertainment because pop culture has permeated so many aspects of our lives,” said Rick Blanco, CEO and Creative Director, Horizon Line Studios “The Cartoon Network Collective will be more than a store – – it will be a community that will offer fans and collectors a new way to engage with their favorite brands.”

The first collection features 11 different pieces of art and launches June, 2016. Artists selected to participate, and their brand interpretations are listed below. Contributions from Missy Pena (Steven Universe) and Anthony Petrie (Over the Garden Wall) will be the first available.

Jason Edmiston, Mahendra Singh, and MAKO – Adventure Time
Missy Pena, Ty Mattson – Steven Universe
Miranda Dressler, Louie Zong – We Bare Bears
Frank Forte – Clarence
MAKO – Regular Show
Anthony Petrie – Over the Garden Wall
CHOGRIN – Dexter’s Laboratory

http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2016/06/23/cartoon-network-enterprises-gives-fans-new-e-tail-experience-with-launch-of-cartoon-network-collective-499304/20160623cartoon01/#mZ3zEkaP7FqGQ4tA.99