New York Comic Con 2017 Cartoon Network Events Schedule

New York Comic Con 2017 Cartoon Network Events Schedule

New York Comic Con 2017 Cartoon Network Events Schedule

Cartoon Network will be at New York Comic Con 2017 on Thursday 5th October to Sunday 8th October and will be held at the Javits Center. New York Comic Con is the largest annual pop-culture convention on East Coast of the United States. At the convention this year, there will be four different Cartoon Network events, including a costume party and competition. On Thursday 5th September, Steven Universe show creator – Rebecca Sugar will be speaking at a Steven Universe panel alongside with some unannounced voice actors from the show, there will be singing too and some exclusive info about the gem’s Homeworld. Later on Thursday is a “Creating a Career in Animation” panel with Rebecca Sugar (Creator of Steven Universe), Mike Roth (creative director, writer, supervising producer, and storyboard artist for Regular Show). Also attending the “Creating a Career in Animation” panel is Phil Rynda (VP, Artist Development at Nickelodeon) and Angie Wojak, the Career Development Director at the New York School of Visual Arts will be moderating the panel.

On Saturday 7th October, there will be a combined OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes, Ben 10 and Teen Titans Go! panel called “Cartoon Network Presents: Let’s Be Heroes!”, attending the panel will be Ian Jones-Quartey (Creator of OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes! and voice of Rad), Ashly Burch (voice of Enid from OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes), John Fang (Executive Producer of Ben 10), Greg Cipes (voice of Stinkfly from Ben 10 and Beast Boy from Teen Titans Go!), Peter Michail (Director of Teen Titans Go!) and Tara Strong (voice of Raven from Teen Titans Go! and Ben Tennyson from Ben 10).

Finally on Sunday 8th October is the Cartoon Network Costume Party, a special event filled with prizes, games and sneak peeks for some upcoming episodes. The first 500 kids in costume will receive a prize. Greg Cipes, Ashly Burch, Tara Strong and Eric Bauza will be at the event as guest judges and will pick the winners wearing the best costumes.

List Of All Cartoon Network Events At New York Comic Con 2017: Thursday 5th October – Sunday 8th October

Thursday 5th October

Cartoon Network Presents: Steven Universe

10.30am to 11.30am, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

If you’re “made of love,” you won’t want to miss this special event! There will be singing. There will be news from Homeworld. There will be Rebecca Sugar. Need we say more? Ok, we’ll tell you one more thing… There will be voice talent but you’ll have to come by to find out who. Be there!

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/49483/Cartoon-Network-Presents-Steven-Universe

Creating a Career in Animation

8pm to 9pm, Room 1A10

Join some of the industry’s best-known creatives as they discuss navigating the business. Rebecca Sugar (Creator, Steven Universe), Mike Roth (Co-executive producer, Cartoon Network), and Phil Rynda (VP, Artist Development, Nickelodeon) will speak. As each panelist is an SVA alumnus, they will address studying in New York City and then moving to LA. Moderator: Angie Wojak, SVA Career Development Director.

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/48637/Creating-a-Career-in-Animation

Saturday 7th October

Cartoon Network Presents: Let’s Be Heroes!

3pm to 4pm, Room 1A10

It’s seriously hero time! Special guests from three of Cartoon Network’s fiercest action series come together to share news, sneak clips and answer your questions. Get all your hero tips from Ian Jones-Quartey (Creator & voice of Rad, OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes!), Ashly Burch (voice of Enid, OK, K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes), John Fang (Executive Producer Ben 10), Greg Cipes (voice of Stinkfly, Ben 10 and Beast Boy, Teen Titans Go!), Peter Michail (Director Teen Titans Go!) & Tara Strong (voice of Raven, Teen Titans Go! and Ben, Ben 10.)

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/49484/Cartoon-Network-Presents-Lets-Be-Heroes

Sunday 8th October

Cartoon Network Costume Party

10.30am to 12pm, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St

Cartoon Network is proud to host THE premiere event for families at NYCC! We’re blowing out this year’s costume ball with a bigger room, fun games, tons of prizes and some new new new new sneak peeks. The first 500 kids who arrive in costume will receive a special prize! Guest judges include Greg Cipes (voice of Stinkfly, Ben 10 and Beast Boy, Teen Titans Go!), Ashly Burch (voice of Enid, OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes) and Tara Strong (voice of Ben, Ben 10 and Raven, Teen Titans Go!). Hosted by the guy who performs voices in all of our shows, Eric Bauza. See you there!

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Sessions/49485/Cartoon-Network-Costume-Party

http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/

Cartoon Network At Pixelatl Animation Festival 2017 Schedule

Cartoon Network At Pixelatl Animation Festival 2017 Schedule

Cartoon Network At Pixelatl Animation Festival 2017 Schedule

Cartoon Network will be attending the 2017 Pixelatl animation, video games and comics festival in Cuernavaca, Mexico, this year’s festival will be held between Tuesday 5th September and Sunday 10th September. At the festival, the winner of Cartoon Network’s “Pitch Me Evolution” competition will be announced. The competition is an opportunity for aspiring animators to pitch their animated show ideas to Cartoon Network, a maximum of fifteen finalists will pitch their show ideas to a panel of Cartoon Network Latin America executives at the festival before a winner is selected. The winner will get to produce an animated pilot which will feature on Cartoon Network’s YouTube channels.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/05/cartoon-network-and-pixelatl-launches-pitch-me-evolution-contest/

On the first day of the convention (Tuesday 5th September) at 1pm, former Senior Vice President of Original Animation for Cartoon Network – Linda Simensky (now at PBS Kids) will talk about the past, present and future of animation in her “Then, Now, and What’s Next” lecture, she will use her past experiences as examples, including her time working on the original series of Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls.

http://elfestival.mx/en-US/content/72/968/THEN_NOW_AND_WHAT%E2%80%99S_NEXT%E2%80%A6.html

On Wednesday 6th September at 4pm, David Feiss – the creator of Cartoon Network’s Cow and Chicken, will talk about some animation industry secrets in his “The Secrets Of The Industry” lecture. David will also share his vision of the future evolution of animation IP and will offer advice on how to keep up to date in the industry.

http://elfestival.mx/en-US/content/72/977/THE_SECRETS_OF_THE_INDUSTRY.html

On Thursday 7th September at 10am, the creator of Cartoon Network Mexico’s Villainous – Alan Ituriel will be hosting a “Creating Artificial Life” workshop session, this session will be about developing characters and their personalities.

http://elfestival.mx/en-US/content/67/1037/CREANDO_VIDA_ARTIFICIAL.html

Also later on Thursday at 4.30pm, Jaime Jiménez – Director of Content for Cartoon Network Mexico, will also be doing a lecture on how to utilise a studio’s intellectual property for product licensing.

http://elfestival.mx/en-US/content/72/982/LICENSING_AND_INTELLECTUAL_PROPERTIES.html

On Friday 8th September at 1.30pm, Cartoon Network Mexico will be presenting their new animated projects in the “Cartoon Network: New IPs” panel, joining along in the session are Jaime Jiménez (Director of Content for Cartoon Network Mexico), Humberto Cervera (Content Producer for Cartoon Network Mexico), 2016 Pitch Me Anything finalist – Guillermo Rivas, who submitted his La isla de Jim (Jim’s Island) project to the competition and the winner of 2016 Pitch Me Anything – Gabriel Frugone, his winning submission was “Perrita del Espacio” (Little Dog From Space). The winner of the 2016 Ideatoon Contest at Pixelatl – Ivanobich Verduzco will also be at the panel, (his winning project was “Viking Tales”) along with Luispa Salmón – producer of visual content at Mighty Animation.

http://elfestival.mx/en-US/content/72/1022/CARTOON_NETWORK_NEW_IPS.html

Later on Friday at 6.30pm, there will be a special We Bare Bears lecture with the show’s creator – Daniel Chong and with the show’s supervising director – Manny Hernández. During the lecture, both Daniel and Manny will talk about how the show was developed from a web comic (Three Bare Bears) into a fully-fledged BAFTA award-winning animated series produced by Cartoon Network.

http://elfestival.mx/en-US/content/72/970/WE_BARE_BEARS_FROM_WEBCOMIC_TO_SERIE_DE_TV.html

Finally on Saturday 9th September at 10am, the creator of Villainous – Alan Ituriel will be doing a lecture about his short-form animation project with Cartoon Network Mexico. Alan will talk about the origins of the show’s concept, why it became an online phenomenon among animation fans in Latin America and he will also talk about his future plans for the show. Festival attendees will get an exclusive Villainous poster and there will also be an opportunity to meet Alan and some of the production crew during the autograph signing session.

http://elfestival.mx/en-US/content/72/992/CARTOON_NETWORK_VILLANOUS.html

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Sunday 23rd July Overview

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Sunday 23rd July Overview

Cartoon Network USA San Diego Comic Con 2017 Sunday 23rd July Overview

Yesterday (23/07/2017) was the last day of San Diego Comic Con 2017, on the final day at the convention, three Cartoon Network related events took place, the Steven Universe: Art and Origins discussion session, the Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu panel (as well as The Ninjago Movie video game demonstration) and a live recording of the official Steven Universe “Stronger Than You” music video with Estelle and a huge crowd of Steven Universe fans.

Starting off Sunday at the convention was the panel for the newly released Steven Universe: Art and Origins art book, although the panel was more like a relaxed conversation. Rebecca Sugar discussed the making of the art book. Rebecca was joined by Ian Jones-Quartey (former supervising director for Steven Universe) and the book’s author, Chris McDonnell. Leading the conversion, Rebecca talked about what influenced the show, the development of the characters (including early character concept art) and design of the show as well as the show’s music. There was an autograph session, this was an opportunity to get a copy of the new art book signed.

Also on Sunday afternoon, was the panel for the Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu TV show, the event was an in-depth behind the scenes look into the making of the animated series and development behind the Lego toys associated with the series. Attending the panel were Kevin and Dan Hageman (show writers), Tommy Andreasen (showrunner), Simon Lucas (senior creative director at Lego), and Nelson Lamonica (IP lead at Lego). Some info about the upcoming season, season eight was unveiled, the season will be called “Sons of Garmadon” and a (silent) sneak peek of the new season can be seen in the video below.

Also at the Lego booth, there was a live demonstration of the new Ninjago movie video game.

A huge crowd of Steven Universe fans gathered round to take part in the official “Stronger Than You” music video with Estelle yesterday.

http://www.cartoonnetwork.com

https://www.comic-con.org/