We Bare Bears Wins 2018 Annie Award For Best Animated Television Production For Children

We Bare Bears Wins 2018 Annie Award For Best Animated Television Production For Children

We Bare Bears Wins 2018 Annie Award For Best Animated Television Production For Children

Last night (03/02/2018), was the 2018 Annie Awards which was held at Royce Hall at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) and Cartoon Network Studios’ We Bare Bears won an award for “Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children”, more specifically, the show won the award for the episode “Panda’s Art”. The Annie Awards is an annual awards ceremony to honor exceptional animated productions and also 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.

In the episode “Panda’s Art”, Panda paints a picture of Charlie, an art curator is impressed by Panda’s work and want the painting as part of an exhibit, but there’s one problem, Charlie now has the painting, leaving Panda in the awkward situation of taking back a gift from a friend. The same episode was also previewed at the We Bare Bears screening event at BAFTA Piccadilly in London, UK in October last year.

Congratulations to the show’s creator – Daniel Chong and to the show’s production crew for winning the award, although the after party was somewhat low-key, at least Daniel had Ice Bear for company. 😀

It was also a fantastic night for Adult Swim – Cartoon Network USA’s night-time young adult entertainment programming block won five awards, more specifically for Rick and Morty and Samurai Jack.

Rick and Morty won the “Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production” award for the episode “Pickle Rick”, also Rick and Morty episode writers Ryan Ridley and Dan Guterman won an award for “Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production” for the episode “The Ricklantis Mixup”.

Adult Swim’s and Cartoon Network Studios’ Samurai Jack has won three personal achievement awards, Craig Kellman won an award for “Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for his work on episode “XCVI”, Scott Wills won an award for “Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production” for episode “XCIII” and Paul Douglas won an award for “Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production” for episodes “XCIII”, “XCIV” and “XCIX”.

A list of this year’s winners can be viewed on the Annie Awards website:

https://annieawards.org/nominees

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Annie Awards 2018 Cartoon Network Nominations

Annie Awards 2018 Cartoon Network Nominations

Annie Awards 2018 Cartoon Network Nominations

ASIFA-Hollywood has released their nominations list for the 45th annual Annie Awards which will be held on Saturday 3rd February 2018, at Royce Hall at UCLA in Los Angeles. The Annie Awards is an annual awards ceremony to honor exceptional animated productions and also 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.

Cartoon Network Studios’ We Bare Bears has been nominated in the “Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children” category for the episode “Panda’s Art”, meanwhile Adult Swim has received three nominations in the same category for “Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production”, in the category, Rick and Morty has been nominated for the “Pickle Rick” episode, this year’s Robot Chicken Christmas special – “Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition” has also been nominated. The second episode of the final season of Samurai Jack “XCIII” has also been put forward for the award.

In terms of individual achievement award nominations, Cartoon Network has received two nominations, one for The Amazing World of Gumball and the other for The Powerpuff Girls. The voice of Gumball in The Amazing World of Gumball (from the end of The Copycats episode to present day) – Nicolas Cantu has been nominated for “Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” for the episode “The Grades”. The Powerpuff Girls also receives a individual achievement nomination in the “Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for the episode “Home, Sweet Homesick”, music in the episode was composed by Mike Reagan with lyrics by Bob Boyle.

Adult Swim’s and Cartoon Network Studios’ Samurai Jack has been nominated for three individual achievement awards, Craig Kellman has been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for his work on episode “XCVI”, Scott Wills has been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for episode “XCIII” and Paul Douglas has been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for episodes “XCIII”, “XCIV” and “XCIX”.

Rick and Morty episode writers Ryan Ridley and Dan Guterman have been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for the episode “The Ricklantis Mixup”.

Warner Animation Group’s (owned by Turner’s sister company Warner Bros.) The Lego Batman Movie, has been nominated for three personal awards, the movie’s director – Chris McKay has been nominated for “Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production”, the voice of the Joker – Zach Galifianakis has been nominated for “Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production”. David Burrows, Matt Villa and John Venzon have also been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Feature Production” category.

Cartoon Network Annie Awards 2018 Nominations

Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children

We Bare Bears
Episode: Panda’s Art
Production Company: Cartoon Network Studios

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/production-categories/best-animated-television-broadcast-production-for-children

Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

The Powerpuff Girls
Episode: Home, Sweet Homesick
Production Company: Cartoon Network Studios
Composer: Mike Reagan
Lyricist: Bob Boyle

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-music-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

The Amazing World of Gumball
Episode: The Grades
Production Company: Great Marlborough Productions Ltd (Cartoon Network EMEA)
Voice Actor: Nicolas Cantu
Character: Gumball

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-voice-acting-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Adult Swim Annie Awards 2018 Nominations

Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production

Rick and Morty
Episode: 303 – “Pickle Rick”
Production Company: Williams Street Productions

Robot Chicken
Episode: Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition
Production Company: Stoopid Buddy Stoodios

Samurai Jack
Episode: XCIII
Production Company: Williams Street/Cartoon Network Studios

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/production-categories/best-general-audience-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

Samurai Jack
Episode: XCVI
Production Company: Adult Swim/Cartoon Network Studios
Character Design: Craig Kellman

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-character-design-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

Samurai Jack
Episode: XCIII
Production Company: Adult Swim/Cartoon Network Studios
Production Design: Scott Wills

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-production-design-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

Samurai Jack
Episode: XCIII, XCIV, XCIX
Production Company: Adult Swim
Nominee: Paul Douglas

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-editorial-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

Rick and Morty
Episode: 307 – “The Ricklantis Mixup”
Production Company: Williams Street Productions
Writer: Ryan Ridley
Writer: Dan Guterman

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-writing-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Warner Animation Group Annie Awards 2018 Nominations

Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production

The LEGO Batman Movie
Production Company: Warner Animation Group
Director: Chris McKay

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-directing-in-an-animated-feature-production

Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production

The LEGO Batman Movie
Voice: Zach Galifianakis
Character: Joker

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-voice-acting-in-an-animated-feature-production

Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Feature Production

The LEGO Batman Movie
Production Company: Warner Animation Group
Nominee: David Burrows
Nominee: Matt Villa
Nominee: John Venzon

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-editorial-in-an-animated-feature-production

A full list of all the 45th Annie Awards nominations can be viewed on the link below:

http://annieawards.org/nominees/

Adventure Time Season 7 DVD To Be Released In The United States 18th July

Adventure Time Season 7 DVD To Be Released In The United States 18th July

Adventure Time Season 7 DVD To Be Released In The United States 18th July

This week, Cartoon Network USA has announced the DVD release of Adventure Time: Season 7: The Complete Season. The DVD will be released in the United States on 18th July and will cost $24.98 SRP. Season 7 of Adventure Time was probably one of the show’s most experimental seasons, during this season, the show had its first ever miniseries – Adventure Time: Stakes as well as a stop-motion animated episode – Bad Jubies. Tom Herpich, a storyboard artist who worked on Stakes Part 8: The Dark Cloud won a Creative Arts Emmy for “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation” in 2016, also the production designer for the Bad Jubies episode – Jason Kolowski, won the same award that year. Since its premiere in 2010, Adventure Time has been a global hit for kids, animation fans and critics alike and has amassed a total of six Creative Arts Emmys, three Annie Awards, two Children’s BAFTAs and a Peabody Award.

In the Stakes miniseries, Marceline no longer wants to be a vampire anymore she asks Princess Bubblegum for help, Princess Bubblegum proceeds with the experimental procedure releasing Marceline’s vampiric essence, consequently resurrecting all of Marceline’s enemies from the past, including the all-powerful Vampire King. In “Bad Jubies”, Finn, Jake, Lumpy Space Princess and BMO shelter away from a storm with a bad attitude that likes putting people down. Season seven also has memorable episodes such as “Crossover”, where Finn and Jake crossover into the Farmworld dimension and “Bonnie and Neddy”, where Finn and Jake discover one of Ooo’s biggest secrets and the birthplace of Princess Bubblegum (and her little-known brother Neddy) – the Mother Gum, in the episode “Varmints”, Princess Bubblegum is exiled and attempts to create a new kingdom out of vegetables.

The DVD will feature 25 11-minute episodes contained in a collectible Princess Bubblegum die-cut slipcase, the DVD will also include special features such as animatics, galleries of the show’s artwork, demos of the songs in season 7, a behind-the-scenes video – Making of Bad Jubies, a hyperlapse (stop-motion timelapse) recorded during the production of the Bad Jubies episode and a segment about episode title card creation.

From The Turner USA Press Release via ToonZone.net: Adventure Time: The Complete Seventh Season, Cartoon Network’s award-winning series is set for release on DVD July 18, 2018, release features 25 episodes including the Adventure Time: Stakes miniseries, plus loads of bonus content all packed into a custom collectible Princess Bubblegum die-cut slipcase.

The reigning monarch of Candy Kingdom, Princess Bubblegum, is getting her very own personalized DVD cover with the release of Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time: The Complete Seventh Season, available in stores July 18, 2017. The highly-anticipated release will feature 25 episodes from the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning animated series’ seventh season and will include the popular “Stakes” story arc. The DVD is loaded with must-have bonus content that fans and collectors won’t want to miss, including animatics, galleries, song demos, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of “Bad Jubies” and much more! Adventure Time: The Complete Seventh Season will retail for $24.98 SRP.

Join Jake the Dog and Finn the Human as they embark on a set of unforgettable adventures on the seventh season of Adventure Time. As season seven unfolds, major changes are in store for some of the inhabitants of Candy Kingdom. Princess Bubblegum is exiled to live on the shores of Lake Butterscotch, where she tries to grow a new kingdom made of vegetables. Marceline decides she no longer wants to be a vampire and asks Princess Bubblegum to help her get rid of her vampiric essence. Her quest to become mortal sets off a series of events that are captured in the eight-part “Stakes” story arc. Also included in the season seven release is “Bad Jubies,” the award-winning episode which brings the Adventure Time characters to life in stop-motion animation form.

During its seventh season, the “Stakes” story arc was the #1 program in its time period vs. all TV among all key kids and boys. The eight-part story arc, which aired in four parts, ranked as the #1 telecast of the day among boys 6-11 and 9-14. One of Cartoon Network’s most popular programs, Adventure Time originally premiered in 2007. Since its debut, the series has received critical acclaim, earned multiple Emmy awards and has become an enormous hit among audiences of all ages. In 2016, Adventure Time reached 5.5 million kids 6-11 and 23.6 million P2+. The series has an enormous Facebook following, consisting over 18 million fans.

Adventure Time, Cartoon Network’s Emmy and Peabody Award-winning original animated series introduces viewers to unlikely heroes Finn and Jake, buddies who traverse the mystical Land of Ooo and encounter its colorful inhabitants. The best of friends, our heroes always find themselves in the middle of heart-pounding escapades. Finn, a silly kid with an awesome hat and Jake, a brassy dog with a big kind heart, depend on each other through thick and thin. Adventure Time, currently in production on its final season, is created by Pendleton Ward and is produced at Cartoon Network Studios.

25 x 11 Minute Episodes:

1. Bonnie & Neddy
2. Varmints
3. Cherry Cream Soda
4. Mama Said
5. Football
6. Stakes Part 1: Marceline the Vampire Queen
7. Stakes Part 2: Everything Stays
8. Stakes Part 3: Vamps About
9. Stakes Part 4: Empress Eyes
10. Stakes Part 5: May I Come In?
11. Stakes Part 6: Take Her Back
12. Stakes Part 7: Checkmate
13. Stakes Part 8: The Dark Cloud
14. The More You Moe, The Moe You Know
15. Summer Showers
16. Angel Face
17. President Porpoise is Missing
18. Blank Eyed Girl
19. Bad Jubies
20. A King’s Ransom
21. Scamps
22. Crossover
23. Hall of Egress
24. Flute Spell
25. The Thin Yellow Line

Bonus Material:

– Animatics
– Galleries
– Song Demos
– Making of Bad Jubies
– Hyperlapse of Bad Jubies
– Title Card Creation

http://www.toonzone.net/adventure-time-complete-seventh-season-coming-july-18/