44th Annie Awards Nominations Shortlist

44th Annie Awards Nominations Shortlist

44th Annie Awards Nominations Shortlist

ASIFA-Hollywood has released their nominations shortlist for the 44th Annie Awards. The Annie Awards is an annual awards ceremony to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the art of animation, an Annie Award is a highly regarded accolade for excellence in the field of animation.

According to the shortlist, Cartoon Network has been awarded four nominations, three for the special stop-motion episode of Adventure Time – Bad Jubies (Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children, Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production and Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production) and one for the Long Live The Royals episode called “Punk Show” (Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production).

The Outstanding Achievement, Directing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production award was nominated specifically for Kirsten Lepore for her work as director on the Adventure Time: Bad Jubies special. The Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production was nominated specifically for Jason Kolowski for his Production Design work on the Adventure Time: Bad Jubies special.

The 44th Annie Awards will be held at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles, California on Saturday 4th February 2017.

List of all of Cartoon Network’s 2016 Annie Awards Nominations

Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children

Adventure Time – Episode: Bad Jubies – Bix Pix Entertainment, Cartoon Network Studios, Frederator Studios

Outstanding Achievement, Directing in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production

Adventure Time – Episode: Bad Jubies – Cartoon Network Studios – Director: Kirsten Lepore

Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production

Adventure Time – Episode: Bad Jubies – Bix Pix Entertainment, Cartoon Network Studios, Frederator Studios – Production Design: Jason Kolowski

Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production

Long Live the Royals – Episode: Punk Show – Cartoon Network Studios

Warner Bros. (sister company of Turner, the owners of Cartoon Network) has been nominated for two awards, one for the 3D CGI motion picture – Storks (Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production) by Warner Animation Group and another one for Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (Outstanding Achievement, Music in an Animated Feature Production) by Warner Bros. Animation.

The Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production was nominated specifically for Katie Crown for her voice acting work as the voice of Tulip in the movie. The Outstanding Achievement, Music in an Animated Feature Production award was nominated specifically for composers Kristopher Carter, Lolita Ritmanis and Michael McCuistion.

A full list of all the 44th Annie Awards nominations can be viewed on the link below:

http://annieawards.org/nominees/

The Amazing World Of Gumball Nominated At British Animation Awards

The Amazing World Of Gumball Nominated At British Animation Awards

The Amazing World Of Gumball Nominated At British Animation Awards

An episode of The Amazing World of Gumball called “The Shell” has been nominated in the Best Children’s Series and Children’s Choice Award category at the 2016 British Animation Awards. The episode tells the story of when Penny (an anthromorphic peanut) literally cracks open her shell and reveals her true self to Gumball, due to a misunderstanding from Gumball’s stunned response because of her new appearance, she shapeshifts into different uncontrollable monsters, Gumball follows her into the forest to resolve the situation and to officially begin their relationship.

The episode was written by Ben Bocquelet, Guillaume Cassuto, Tom Crowley and Tobi Wilson, and was storyboarded by Aurelie Charbonnier with Teresa Gallagher voice acting as Penny. The 2016 British Animation Awards will be held on 10th March 2016 at the BFI (British Film Institute) Southbank in London.

http://www.televisual.com/news-detail/Finalists-announced-for-2016-British-Animation-Awards_nid-5832.html

BAFTA Childrens Awards 2015: Cartoon Network UK Nominations

BAFTA Childrens Awards 2015: Cartoon Network UK Nominations

BAFTA Childrens Awards 2015: Cartoon Network UK Nominations

Today (22/10/2015), BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) have revealed their nominations for the 2015 BAFTA Kids Awards. This year, Cartoon Network UK have achieved seven nominations (excluding show acquisitions) also including the children’s channel of the year category, of which Cartoon Network UK also won at the 2014 Kids BAFTA’s. Great Marlborough Productions’ (the London based studio owned by Cartoon Network) very own The Amazing World of Gumball has been nominated in the best animated show category. Also nominated in the animated show category is a Boomerang acquisition, Mr Bean: The Animated Series.

Transformers: Robots In Disguise also won an nomination in the children’s interactive (adapted into an interactive experience) category, which is also an acquired show and airs on Cartoon Network UK. Both Adventure Time and Clarence which are Cartoon Network Studios productions have been nominated and are in the best international kids show category. Regular Show has been shortlisted and is a voting option in the Kids Vote: Television category. Another acquired show, Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu, that also airs on Cartoon Network UK has been shortlisted in the same category and is up for the public vote.

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, Made by Turner’s (Cartoon Network) sister companies – Warner Bros. Interactive and Entertainment and Traveller’s Tales, have been shortlisted and is also up for the public vote in the children’s game of the year category. Cartoon Network has yet again been nominated in the children’s channel of the year category and are currently defending champions. Cartoon Network also received a nomination for best short form production for its anti-bullying initiative – Buddy Network, of which musician Dizzee Rascal and Olympic diver Tom Daley have taken part to promote the initiative. Finally, the Adventure Time: Game Wizard has been nominated in the other game of the year category which will be decided by a jury.

The 2015 BAFTA Children’s Awards will take place at the Roundhouse Theatre in London on Sunday 22nd November. British actor, rapper, comedian and screenwriter Ben Smith, also known as Doc Brown will be returning to present the awards. The BAFTA Children’s Awards have been running since 1996 and was created to celebrate the creative success of high quality media and interactive content aimed at British children. A BAFTA award is considered to be one of the most prestigious awards in the UK media industry.

For The Kids Vote Categories:

Please remember to vote, you are only allowed to have one vote for each category, please use it wisely. In order to vote and to check out the other nominations, please follow the link below:

http://baftakids.org/vote

Good Luck to Cartoon Network at the awards ceremony on 22nd November!

http://awards.bafta.org/award/2015/childrens