Looney Tunes Cartoons World Premiere At Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2019

Looney Tunes Cartoons World Premiere At Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2019

Looney Tunes Cartoons World Premiere At Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2019

Warner Bros. Animation has been busy producing brand new Looney Tunes shorts based upon the original classic shorts that made Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the many other Looney Tunes characters world famous. The brand new short-form cartoons, collectively referred to as “Looney Tunes Cartoons” will have its world premiere at the Annecy International Film Festival in Annecy, France on Monday 10th June 2019 as part of the festival’s opening ceremony playing alongside Playmobil: The Movie. The new Looney Tunes Cartoons shorts will be shown during publicly accessible open-air screenings on Monday 10th June.

At the Annecy Animation Festival on Wednesday 12th June, there will be a special Looney Tunes Cartoons session with Peter Browngart (Looney Tunes Cartoons Executive Producer, creator of Cartoon Network’s Uncle Grandpa and Secret Mountain Fort Awesome), Alex Kirwan (Looney Tunes Cartoons Supervising Producer), Audrey Diehl (Vice President, Series, Warner Bros. Animation) and Sam Register (President, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series, creator of The Looney Tunes Show and Cartoon Network’s Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, executive producer of Teen Titans Go!). At the session more shorts will be shown and there will also be a behind-the-scenes look inside the production of the brand new Looney Tunes shorts.

Each season of Looney Tunes Cartoons will feature 1,000 minutes of brand new Looney Tunes animation which will be distributed on the internet and on television. Looney Tunes Cartoons is heavily influenced and inspired by the high production value and process of the original Looney Tunes theatrical shorts. In a similar style to the classic shorts, the new shorts also features a cartoonist-driven approach to storytelling. Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and other famous Looney Tunes characters will be featured in their classic pairings in simple, humour driven and visually pleasing short episodes. Each cartoon will vary from one to six minutes in length and each episode will be “written” and drawn by the cartoonists, applying their own unique personality and style. The new shorts features veteran Looney Tunes voice actors – Eric Bauza, Jeff Bergman and Bob Bergen.

From The Annecy International Animation Film Festival Press Release: It’s a World Premiere, Doc!: Warner Bros. Animation to Debut Looney Tunes Cartoons During the Opening Ceremony at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in June 2019

Bugs Bunny! Daffy Duck! The Looney Tunes are back! The classic characters, from Warner Bros. Animation, return in Looney Tunes Cartoons, a series of new shortform cartoons, debuting at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in June 2019. The next chapter of the iconic Looney Tunes story, featuring a cartoonist-driven approach to storytelling, will have its world debut on Monday, 10th June, as part of the Opening Ceremony festivities, with Looney Tunes Cartoons shorts playing in front of the previously announced opening film, Playmobil: The Movie.

Looney Tunes Cartoons shorts will also be a part of the open-air screenings on Monday, 10th June, so the general public can also enjoy the fun with Bugs Bunny and his pals.

But wait, thththat’s not all folks, Warner Bros. Animation’s presence to showcase the most ambitious Looney Tunes content initiative to date continues on Wednesday, 12th June, during a Looney Tunes Cartoons session, when Peter BROWNGARDT (Looney Tunes Cartoons Executive Producer), Alex KIRWAN (Looney Tunes Cartoons Supervising Producer), Audrey DIEHL (Vice President, Series, Warner Bros. Animation) and Sam REGISTER (President, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series) will screen more shorts and present a behind-the-scenes look inside the production of one of the studio’s most iconic franchises.

LOONEY TUNES CARTOONS : Series Description

Looney Tunes Cartoons is a series of new short form cartoons starring the iconic and beloved Looney Tunes characters. With a crew of some of the premiere artists working in animation today, each “season” will produce 1,000 minutes of all-new Looney Tunes animation that will be distributed across multiple platforms — including digital, mobile and broadcast.

Looney Tunes Cartoons echoes the high production value and process of the original Looney Tunes theatrical shorts, with a cartoonist-driven approach to storytelling. Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and other marquee Looney Tunes characters will be featured in their classic pairings in simple, gag-driven and visually vibrant stories. Each cartoon will vary from one to six minutes in length and, from the premise on through to the jokes, will be “written” and drawn by the cartoonists, allowing their own personality and style to come through in each cartoon.

Looney Tunes Cartoons is produced by Warner Bros. Animation and features veteran Looney Tunes voice cast members including Eric Bauza, Jeff Bergman and Bob Bergen. Sam Register (Teen Titans Go!) and Peter Browngardt (Uncle Grandpa) serve as executive producers.

Peter BROWNGARDT

Peter Browngardt serves as executive producer on the upcoming Looney Tunes Cartoons. Browngardt was the creator and executive producer of the Emmy® Award–winning series Uncle Grandpa, as well as creator of the Annecy & Emmy® Award–winning series Secret Mountain Fort Awesome. Previous credits also include work on a number of Cartoon Network shows, including Chowder, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack and Adventure Time. Browngardt studied character animation at CalArts and began working professionally on Futurama at age 19, followed by Industrial Light & Magic and MTV Animation.

Alex KIRWAN

Alex Kirwan serves as supervising producer on the upcoming Looney Tunes Cartoons. Kirwan is an Emmy® Award–winning designer, art director, writer, visual development artist and producer who has worked in the animation industry for more than 20 years. Previous credits include My Life as a Teenage Robot for Nickelodeon; Wander Over Yonder, Mickey Mouse Shorts and the new Duck Tales series for Disney; and Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends at Cartoon Network. He has been nominated for five Annie awards and three Emmy® Awards.

Audrey DIEHL

Audrey Diehl serves as Vice President, Series, at Warner Bros. Animation (WBA). In her position, Diehl develops new animated programming for the Studio, with wide-ranging oversight of creative and production matters for animated content. Diehl also serves as programming executive and manages the day-to-day production activities and creative affairs for current WBA series including Looney Tunes Cartoons, Animaniacs for Hulu and Harley Quinn for DC UNIVERSE. Prior to WBA, Diehl served as Vice President, Animation Development, at Nickelodeon.

Sam REGISTER

Sam Register serves as President, Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) and Warner Digital Series, overseeing creative efforts related to the development and creation of animated programming, for broadcast television, home entertainment and digital platforms. Under Register’s leadership, WBA is currently in active production on 14 animated series for multiple networks, including Teen Titans Go! and DC Super Hero Girls for Cartoon Network, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz for Boomerang, Harley Quinn for DC UNIVERSE, Animaniacs for Hulu, and Green Eggs and Ham for Netflix.

https://www.annecy.org/resources/communiques_presse/2019_CP_Warner_en.php

Boomerang EMEA’s And Cyber Group Studios’ Taffy Nominated For A Toronto Animation Arts Festival International Award

Boomerang EMEA's And Cyber Group Studios' Taffy Nominated For A Toronto Animation Arts Festival International Award

Boomerang EMEA’s And Cyber Group Studios’ Taffy Nominated For A Toronto Animation Arts Festival International Award

Cyber Group Studios’ animated series – “Taffy” has been nominated for a TAAFI 2019 (Toronto Animation Arts Festival International) award in the “Best Kids Short Award” category. The animated show, produced in association with Turner’s Boomerang animation channel in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and France Télévisions has been nominated specifically for show’s first episode – “Enter The Kitty”.

In “Enter The Kitty”, a raccoon named Scraggs is looking for food, but he hit the jackpot when he followed a nice food smell coming from Mrs. Muchmore’s mansion, after a battle with Mrs. Muchmore’s dog – Bentley and attempting to enter the mansion, Scraggs thinks of a plan, and that’s to pose as a cat, he finds a ribbon and label from a Taffy candy box after it was given to Bentley as a reward for scaring off the raccoon. Scraggs wears the ribbon, becoming “Taffy”, Bentley can see through his not so convincing disguise but Mrs. Muchmore is completely oblivious and “Taffy” is welcomed in as a pet. The opening credits to Taffy also summarises the show’s first episode.

The nominated episode – “Enter The Kitty” will be screened next Saturday (16th February) at the TAAFI animation festival in Toronto, Canada, the screening will take place at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema located at 506 Bloor St. W in the city. The episode will be screened as part of the Saturday Morning Fun Time session which starts at 9am.

The TAFFI 2019 festival will be announcing the festival’s winners in an awards ceremony which will be held on Sunday 17th February at 3pm.

https://www.taafi.com/

http://www.taafi.com/saturday-morning-fun-time/

http://www.boomerangtv.co.uk/shows/taffy

https://www.cybergroupstudios.com/

More Info About Cartoon Network Events And Guests At Pixelatl Festival 2018: Villainous Panel And Pilot, Steven Universe Keynote, Viking Tales Talk

More Info About Cartoon Network Events And Guests At Pixelatl Festival 2018: Villainous Panel And Pilot, Steven Universe Keynote, Viking Tales Talk

More Info About Cartoon Network Events And Guests At Pixelatl Festival 2018: Villainous Panel And Pilot, Steven Universe Keynote, Viking Tales Talk

Pixelatl has announced more special guests that will be attending their animation, video games and comics festival next month, this year’s Pixelatl festival will be held between Tuesday 4th and Saturday 8th September, also a panel for Cartoon Network Latin America’s popular short-form series – Villainous, new short-form series – Viking Tales and a keynote lecture about show-writing on Cartoon Network Studios’ Steven Universe.

The Villainous panel is called “Villainous: Mexican Talent Without Limits” (Spanish Title: “Villanos: Sin límites”) and will be held on Saturday 8th September at 1.30pm. During the panel, the show’s creator – Alan Ituriel will be showing unpublished material including never seen before scenes, a brand new villain orientation video, and also a preview of the pilot for the series.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/content/72/1350/Villainous_Mexican_talent_without_limits.html

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1282/63/Alan_Ituriel.html

For the Steven Universe show-writing lecture – “Writing Steven’s Universe” (Spanish Title: “Escribiendo el universo de Steven”), Crewniverse members – Kat Morris (Supervising Director, screenwriter and storyboard artist) and Hilary Florido (Storyboard artist) will show and explain the show’s character development, all the way from the first thumbnails that were produced and also the storyboarding and directing process during the production of a episode. The Steven Universe lecture will be held on Thursday 6th September at 1.30pm.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/content/72/1342/Escribiendo_el_universo_de_Steven.html

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1265/63/Kat_Morris.html

Ivanobich Verduzco, the creator of Cartoon Network Latin America’s brand new animated short-form series – Viking Tales (Spanish title: Vikingos) will also be speaking at the festival on Thursday 6th September at 4pm. Mighty Animation, the company that produces the series and Ivanobich Verduzco were the winners of Pixelatl’s Ideatoon competition in 2016. During the session, Ivanobich will talk about the future of the series and what’s next for Reidar and his friends.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/content/72/1349/Cartoon_Network_introduces_Vikingos.html

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1237/63/Ivanobich_Verduzco.html

Cartoon Network Latin America and Mexican animation festival Pixelatl have teamed up once again for a animation pitching contest – Girl Power: Pitch Me The Future. The pitching competition will be an opportunity for female animators and creators to pitch their show ideas to Cartoon Network, however potential projects must fit into Cartoon Network’s editorial values, must be a original idea and different to anything else currently on the channel and must have a multiplatform approach, this may include short-form content or offer an interactive experience. Today, this year’s pitching competition finalists will be announced on Pixelatl’s social media accounts. The competition’s finalists will have the chance to pitch their ideas in-front of Cartoon Network executives at the festival.

Adventure Time director (53 episodes) and creator of Cartoon Network’s Welcome To My Life animated short – Elizabeth Ito will also be at the festival.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1256/63/Elizabeth_Ito.html

The vice president of animation at Adult Swim – Ollie Green, known for her production work on Rick and Morty, Robot Chicken and many other series, will also be at the festival as a special guest.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1228/63/Ollie_Green.html

Also attending the festival is Jayro Giron, Manager of Creative Affairs at Warner Bros. Animation, he has direct involvement of developing new original shows based on new ideas and based on existing successful properties from the Warner Bros. Animation library, Jayro oversees the production of the Wacky Races reboot and The Tom and Jerry Show.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1263/63/Jayro_Giron.html

Former Senior Vice President of Original Animation for Cartoon Network – Linda Simensky will speaking her own masterclass session “The Future Of Children’s Content” which will take place on Thursday 6th September at 10.30am. Linda was behind the development of Cartoon Network’s original “Cartoon Cartoons” animated shows including The Powerpuff Girls, Samurai Jack, Courage The Cowardly Dog, Ed, Edd n Eddy and many more.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/content/72/1364/The_future_of_children%E2%80%99s_content.html

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1276/63/Linda_Simensky.html

TBS’s Final Space’s art director – Devin “DVO” Roth will also be at Pixelatl.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1243/63/Devin_DVO_Roth.html

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/07/pixelatl-2018-special-guests-alan-ituriel-creator-cartoon-networks-villainous-ollie-green-vp-animated-production-adult-swim/

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/07/pixelatl-2018-ivanobich-verduzco-creator-of-cartoon-network-latin-americas-viking-tales-invited-as-special-guest/

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/07/cartoon-network-latin-america-teams-pixelatl-animation-pitch-competition-girl-power-pitch-future/

https://elfestival.mx/