Cartoon Network’s We Bare Bears And Jorel’s Brother Announced As Prix Jeunesse International 2018 Finalists

Cartoon Network's We Bare Bears And Jorel's Brother Announced As Prix Jeunesse International 2018 Finalists

Cartoon Network’s We Bare Bears And Jorel’s Brother Announced As Prix Jeunesse International 2018 Finalists

Cartoon Network Studios’ We Bare Bears and Cartoon Network Latin America’s Jorel’s Brother (made by Copa Studio in Rio de Janerio, Brazil) have been named as finalists for this year’s Prix Jeunesse International Festival and Competition. The biennially-held festival and competition recognises the very best in children’s television from all over the world, especially programming that enables children to see, hear and express themselves and their culture. The festival will take place in Munich, Germany between 25th and 30th May 2018.

We Bare Bears has been nominated in the “Best Fictional Show for 11-to-15 year olds” category, while Jorel’s Brother (original Brazilian Portuguese title: Irmão do Jorel, Latin American Spanish title: Hermano de Jorel) has been nominated in the “Best Fictional Show for 7-to-10 year olds” category.

Congratulations to We Bare Bears creator Daniel Chong and his team at Cartoon Network Studios and also to Juliano Enrico and the team at Copa Studio.

https://prixjeunesse.de/index.php/festival-2018/finalists

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

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/12/annie-awards-2018-cartoon-network-nominations/

Steven Universe Nominated For 2018 GLAAD Award For Outstanding Kids And Family Programming

Steven Universe Nominated For 2018 GLAAD Award For Outstanding Kids And Family Programming

Steven Universe Nominated For 2018 GLAAD Award For Outstanding Kids And Family Programming

Today (19/01/2018), the nomination list for the 29th Annual GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards was publicly released and Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe has been nominated in a brand new category created for the 2018 awards – “Outstanding Kids And Family Programming”, the GLAAD Media Awards celebrated the best of television and film with character representation from the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer) community. Last year, Steven Universe was nominated for GLAAD Media Award in the “Outstanding Comedy Series” category.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/02/steven-universe-nominated-for-glaad-award-for-outstanding-comedy-series/

Steven Universe will competing against other nominees in the same category including Disney Channel’s Andi Mack, Amazon’s Danger and Eggs, Disney Junior’s Doc McStuffins and Nickelodeon’s The Loud House.

The 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards will take place at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles on Thursday 12th April and at the Hilton Midtown hotel in New York on Saturday 5th May.

All of the nominations for the 29th Annual GLAAD Awards are listed on the link below:

http://www.glaad.org/mediaawards/nominees