Cartoon Network At SXSW 2017
Next Monday (13/03/2017), Cartoon Network USA will be hosting three events at SXSW (South By Southwest) media event in Austin, Texas. SXSW is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences. At the SXSW festival, Cartoon Network will be hosting a special screening filled with exclusive sneak peeks, dance parties, trivia, prize giveaways and a very special surprise! Below is a timetable of all three Cartoon Network events running at the festival.
Cartoon Network: Creativity and Coding: Inspiring Future Innovators Panel
Venue: JW Marriott Austin Hotel, Salon E
Date and Time: Monday 13th March, 11am to 12pm
With Christina Miller, President of Cartoon Network and General Manager of Cartoon Network USA. Saxs Persson (From Mojang, creators of Minecraft), Mimi Ito (Professor in Residence and MacArthur Foundation Chair in Digital Media and Learning from University of California Irvine, also a member of Cartoon Network’s STEAM team) and Mitchel Resnick (LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research and Head of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, also a member of Cartoon Network’s STEAM team)
This panel will look at coding as a means to unlock creativity and innovative thinking that can be applied to all aspects of life. Speakers will address how – by engaging users at the intersection of creativity and technology – platforms like Scratch and Minecraft, and leading youth brands like Cartoon Network – are tapping into this generation’s inherent desire to shape their world – both digital and physical – in unique and powerful ways, with lasting benefit to them as individuals and the digital landscape overall.
Powerpuff Yourself at Choose ATL Happy Hour
Venue: Maggie Mae’s, 323 East Sixth Street
Date and Time: Monday 13th March, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Experience the new Powerpuff Yourself avatar maker and learn your Powfactor or the special ingredient inside everyone that empowers them to change the world.
Cartoon Network New New New New Screening
Venue: Long Center For Performing Arts
Date and Time: Monday 13th March, 6pm to 8pm Concessions, 8pm Screening
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Join Cartoon Network for NEW, NEW, NEW, NEW content from The Amazing World of Gumball, We Bare Bears, Ben 10 and Teen Titans Go! and a special sneak peek of Cartoon Network’s upcoming show OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes.
An official list of all of Turner’s events can be viewed via the link below: