Cartoon Network Africa Wins A SABRE Gold Award For Cartoon Network Buddy Network

Cartoon Network Africa Wins A SABRE Gold Award For Cartoon Network Buddy Network

Cartoon Network Africa Wins A SABRE Gold Award For Cartoon Network Buddy Network

Cartoon Network Africa has won an African SABRE (Superior Achievement in Branding, Reputation & Engagement) Gold Award in the Public Education category for their anti-bullying campaign – Cartoon Network Buddy Network. The initiative encourages children to be friendly to each other and report and speak out against bullying in schools. Cartoon Network Buddy Network was rolled out for the first time in Africa last year after a successful rollout in Europe.

In Africa, the campaign was developed in co-operation with Childline South Africa. Olympic gold medalist track and field sprinter, Wayde van Niekerk represented the campaign as a Buddy Network ambassador. The campaign made use of animation, video content and storytelling to inform kids about bullying and how they can put an end to it. The award was presented to Robyn De Villiers, chairman and CEO of Burson-Marsteller Africa (Cartoon Network’s PR agency for Africa) and Aude Bousseau, the marketing and PR manager of Turner Africa. Cartoon Network Africa has also won a 2017 African Excellence Award in the “Content Marketing” category for Buddy Network, the 2017 African Excellence Awards ceremony will take place on 29th June in Johannesburg, South Africa.

http://beabuddy.cartoonnetworkhq.com/

Cartoon Network also won an African SABRE Certificate of Excellence in the “Marketing an Existing Product to Consumers” for the relaunch of The Powerpuff Girls animated series in collaboration with jazz-electro-hip-pop musician – Toya Delazy. Toya specially produced a reworked version of The Powerpuff Girls 2016 reboot theme song for the African market and performed at the Powerpuff Girls Art Factory exhibit launch night in Cape Town, South Africa on 4th April this year.

Commenting on the awards, Pierre Branco, VP and managing director of Turner France, Portugal and Africa said:

“We here at Turner strive for excellence in everything that we do and constantly try to break boundaries in order to achieve great things.”

The 2017 African SABRE Awards were held last Thursday (11/05/2017) in Marrakesh, Morocco as part of the APRA (African Public Relations Association) annual conference.

http://thepowerpuffgirls.cartoonnetworkhq.com/

http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/410/18/161908.html

Adventure Time Magic Man’s Head Games Nominated For A Webby Award

Adventure Time Magic Man’s Head Games Nominated For A Webby Award

Adventure Time Magic Man’s Head Games Nominated For A Webby Award

Cartoon Network Games’ Adventure Time: Magic Man’s Head Games has been nominated for a Webby People’s Voice Award in the VR (Virtual Reality): Gaming, Interactive, or Real-time category. The Webby People’s Voice Awards celebrates and promotes the best content on the internet from the past year and is open to the public vote. In Adventure Time: Magic Man’s Head Games, the player takes the role of a character known as “Tiny”, who’s been transformed into a balloon by the Magic Man. The game follows Finn and Jake on their quest to free Tiny from the spell. The VR game is available for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and OSVR devices.

With the help of Turbo Button, a virtual reality development studio, Cartoon Network and Adventure Time’s creative team created a game using VR technology to demonstrate a new level of storytelling and entertainment.

Voting for the 2017 Webby People’s Voice Awards closes tomorrow (20/04/2017), you can vote for Adventure Time Magic Man’s Head Games via the link below:

https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting#/2017/film-video/general-film/vr-gaming-interactive-or-real-time

http://store.steampowered.com/app/412790/

https://www.regularcapital.com/2015/09/adventure-time-virtual-reality-game-now-available-for-samsung-gear-vr/

The Powerpuff Girls Wins National Family Series 2017 Gracie Award

The Powerpuff Girls Wins National Family Series 2017 Gracie Award

The Powerpuff Girls Wins National Family Series 2017 Gracie Award

Today (28/03/2017), it was announced that Cartoon Network Studios’ The Powerpuff Girls has won a 2017 Gracie Award in the “Best National Family Series” category. The Gracie Awards recognises high-quality programming created by women, for women and about women in media and entertainment. A Gracie Award is often considered to be a media career (and life) highlight, the award is an acknowledgement from peers and industry leaders.

The Powerpuff Girls follows three superheroines named Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, the girls use their powers to fight evil and crime in Townsville while balancing a normal childhood and schoolwork. The Powerpuff Girls are seen as a positive role model and inspiration for girls (and boys) everywhere with a focus on creativity, expression, empowerment and fun.

A list of all the 2017 Gracie Awards winners can be seen on the link below:

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/alliance-for-women-in-media-foundation-announce-the-2017-gracie-awards-winners-300430358.html?tc=portal_CAP

Cartoon Network USA will be airing a brand new episode of The Powerpuff Girls called “Clawdad” this Friday (31/03/2017) at 7.45pm ET/PT, in this episode, Buttercup attempts to capture a legendary uncatchable crawdad at the lake.

http://powerpuffgirls.wikia.com/wiki/Clawdad

Also, check out the Powerpuff Girls mobile game – Glitch Fixers, in the game, the player takes the role of The Powerpuff Girls and save the internet from monsters, the game is based on the Powerpuff Girls episode “Viral Spiral”. The mobile game is free and can be downloaded from Google Play, the iTunes App Store and the Amazon App Store.

Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.turner.ppgstem&hl=en

iTunes App Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/glitch-fixers-the-powerpuff-girls/id1116215882?mt=8

Amazon App Store (Fire and Android): https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cartoon-Network-Glitch-Fixers-Powerpuff/dp/B01N68473C