Adult Swim’s Rick And Morty And Robot Chicken Win Creative Arts Emmy 2018 Awards

Adult Swim's Rick And Morty And Robot Chicken Win Creative Arts Emmy 2018 Awards

Adult Swim’s Rick And Morty And Robot Chicken Win Creative Arts Emmy 2018 Awards

Last night (8th September) was the first night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2018 ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, at this year’s awards, Cartoon Network’s young adult entertainment brand – Adult Swim walked away with two awards, with the popular animated series – Rick and Morty winning the “Outstanding Animated Program” award for the episode – Pickle Rick and the stop-motion animated comedy – Robot Chicken winning the award for “Outstanding Short Form Animated Program” for last year’s Christmas special – “Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition”.

In the “Outstanding Animated Program” category – Rick and Morty beat Disney XD’s Big Hero 6: The Series special episode – Baymax Returns, FOX’s Bob’s Burgers, FOX’s The Simpsons and Comedy Central’s South Park. Meanwhile in the “Outstanding Short Form Animated Program” category, Robot Chicken beaten Cartoon Network’s daytime family-friendly shows such as Adventure Time, Steven Universe, We Bare Bears and Teen Titans Go!.

Congratulations to Robot Chicken show creators – Seth Green and Matthew Senreich and also the production teams at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and Williams Street/Adult Swim. Also, congratulations to Rick and Morty creators – Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon and to their production teams at Rick and Morty, LLC and also Williams Street/Adult Swim. At present, the only outstanding category that has received an Adult Swim nomination is “Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media Within A Scripted Program” for the Rick and Morty themed virtual reality game – Virtual Rick-ality, the winner of this category will be announced tonight (9th September).

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More info about Cartoon Network’s Creative Arts Emmys 2018 “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation” winners can be found on the link below:

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/08/cartoon-network-creative-arts-emmys-2018-outstanding-individual-achievement-in-animation-winners/

https://www.emmys.com/awards/nominees-winners/2018/outstanding-animated-program

https://www.emmys.com/awards/nominees-winners/2018/outstanding-short-format-animated-program

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Cartoon Network Creative Arts Emmys 2018 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Winners

Cartoon Network Creative Arts Emmys 2018 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Winners

Cartoon Network Creative Arts Emmys 2018 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Winners

On Tuesday (28th August), The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) released their juried winners list for the “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation” category, two of the six awards were awarded to production staff members from two of Cartoon Network’s shows. Lindsay Small-Butera won an award for her character animation work on the Adventure Time episode – Ketchup and Patrick Bryson won an award for his background painting work in the Steven Universe – Jungle Moon, both episodes are exceptional in terms of art and design.

Congratulations to Lindsay and Patrick for their amazing artwork! The juried awards (along with the awards for the other categories) will be presented at the 2018 Creative Arts Awards ceremonies at the at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday 8th September and Sunday 9th September.

In addition to Cartoon Network’s awards in the “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation” category, sister brand in the WarnerMedia group – HBO (Home Box Office) has also won an award for “The Number On Great-Grandpa’s Arm”, the short animated documentary’s production designer – Jeff Scher has been given the award. The Number On Great-Grandpa’s Arm is intended to be a gentle introduction to the Holocaust that’s suitable for children, featuring a conversation between a young boy and his 90-year-old great-grandfather who survived one of the most horrific events of the 20th Century.

https://www.emmys.com/news/awards-news/juried-180828

In addition to these individual achievement awards, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim have completely dominated the “Outstanding Short Form Animated Program” category with nominations for Cartoon Network Studios’ Adventure Time, Steven Universe and We Bare Bears, Warner Bros. Animation’s Teen Titans Go! (produced for Cartoon Network) and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios’ Robot Chicken (produced for Adult Swim). This means its 100% certain that the award will go to a show that’s produced for Cartoon Network or its adult programming block – Adult Swim.

Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty has been nominated in the “Outstanding Animated Program Category” and also in the “Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media Within A Scripted
Program” category.

More information about Cartoon Network’s and Adult Swim’s Creative Arts Emmys 2018 nominations on the link below:

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/07/cartoon-network-creative-arts-emmys-2018-nominations/

Cartoon Network Africa Celebrates Girls’ Achievements With The Powerpuff Girls Awards

Cartoon Network Africa Celebrates Girls' Achievements With The Powerpuff Girls Awards

Cartoon Network Africa Celebrates Girls’ Achievements With The Powerpuff Girls Awards

Cartoon Network Africa is teaming up with charity organisation – Save The Children to launch The Powerpuff Girls Awards, which aims to empower, inspire and celebrate the achievements of young girls from all across Africa. The Powerpuff Girls Awards are aimed at girls aged between 4 and 14 and will recognise those with “superhero skills” – those who have great ideas that can change and help the world.

The awards are split into three different categories and each category is represented by the inner power and special ability of a Powerpuff Girl – Blossom, Bubbles or Buttercup. Categories include Science and Tech Inventor, Social Helper and Artistic Creator categories. To promote the awards Cartoon Network and Save the Children will be visiting schools across South Africa and Kenya.

The Buttercup Award celebrates excellence in science and technology and will be awarded to a young girl who has produced an invention or a groundbreaking idea. The Bubbles Award will be awarded to a girl who produces an imaginative and creative art piece that represents girl power. The Blossom Award will be given to an awards entrant that is intelligent, is always positive and has a strong moral compass, the entrant must of already made a remarkable difference for the greater good, is an inspiration to others and wants to develop their ideas further.

The Powerpuff Girls Awards will be accepting entries from Wednesday 15th August until Monday 15th October, rules for each category and general entry terms and conditions can be found on DStv’s website (http://www.dstv.com/ppgawards). The winners will be announced at the end of October and will receive their award at the the PPG Awards Ceremony which will be held Johannesburg in November. Each winner from the three categories will receive $1,500 which will be used to bring their scientific, artistic or socially revolutionary ideas to life with the help of a dedicated mentor. One of the mentors will be singer-songwriter Toya Delazy, known as the voice of Bliss in The Powerpuff Girls in English speaking Africa, Toya will be the awards’ Artistic Creator mentor.

Gugu Ndebele, CEO of Save the Children South Africa made this statement in regards to The Powerpuff Girls Awards:

“Save the Children is a child rights organisation which aims to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats its children. As the African arm of this organisation, we are proud and honoured to partner with Cartoon Network on this event. We cannot think of a better way to inspire change than to partner with an organisation that celebrates young girls and their achievements. We look forward to engaging with the young girls who rock for Africa.”

https://www.rapidtvnews.com/2018080253013/cartoon-network-awards-aim-to-empower-young-girls-in-africa.html