DHX Media’s Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs And Supernoobs Nominated For 2019 Canadian Screen Awards; Wishfart Also Receives Five Nominations

DHX Media's Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs And Supernoobs Nominated For 2019 Canadian Screen Awards; Wishfart Also Receives Five Nominations

DHX Media’s Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs And Supernoobs Nominated For 2019 Canadian Screen Awards; Wishfart Also Receives Five Nominations

DHX Media, the producers of two animated shows that air on Cartoon Network worldwide – Supernoobs and Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs have received Canadian Screen Awards 2019 nominations for both shows. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series has been nominated in the “2019 Best Animated Program or Series” category, also the show’s composer – Steffan Andrews has been nominated in the “2019 Original Best Music, Animation” category specifically for the episode – “Something Fishy”. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs has also been nominated twice in the “Best Performance, Animation” category for voice performances by Seán Cullen (voice of Tim Lockwood, Mayor Shelbourne and Old Rick) and Clé Bennett (voice of Earl Devereaux).

DHX’s Supernoobs has been nominated in the “Best Sound, Animation” category, credited to Mike Mancuso, Ryan Eligh, Joe Tetreau, Dante Winkler, Eric Mattar-Hurlbut and Paul Talbott.

Another Canadian animated show – Wishfart has been nominated three times in the same category for “Best Writing, Animation” for the episodes “Does This Please The Jigmaster” (written by Emer Connon), “Litterfools Ain’t Cool” (written by show creators John Hazlett, Lienne Sawatsky and Dan Williams) and “Aw, Man!” (written by Stephanie Kaliner). Wishfart has also been nominated in the “Best Direction, Animation” category, specifically for animation work by Jason Groh in the episode – “We Can Eat Sand”. The show has also been nominated in the “Best Sound, Animation” category, credited to Scott McCrorie for the episode – “We Are Cheetah Face!”. Wishfart has aired on Cartoon Network UK and Cartoon Network Africa.

The 2019 Canadian Screen Awards: Broadcast Gala will air live on CBC on Sunday 31st March at 8pm (9pm AT/9.30pm NT).

List Of All The Canadian Screen Awards Nominations For Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs, Supernoobs and Wishfart

Best Animated Program or Series

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
YTV (Corus Entertainment)
(DHX Media)
Mark Evestaff, Josh Scherba, Kirsten Newlands, Steven Denure, Ken Faier, Rick Mischel, Lesley Jenner, James Brown

Best Original Music, Animation

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs – Something Fishy
YTV (Corus Entertainment)
(DHX Media)
Steffan Andrews

Best Performance, Animation

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
YTV (Corus Entertainment)
(DHX Media)
Clé Bennett

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
YTV (Corus Entertainment)
(DHX Media)
Seán Cullen

Best Sound, Animation

Supernoobs
Family Channel (DHX Media)
(DHX Media)
Mike Mancuso, Ryan Eligh, Joe Tetreau, Dante Winkler, Eric Mattar-Hurlbut, Paul Talbott

Wishfart – We Are Cheetah Face!
Teletoon (Corus Entertainment)
(Wishfart Productions Inc.)
Scott McCrorie

Best Writing, Animation

Wishfart – Does This Please The Jigmaster
Teletoon (Corus Entertainment)
(Wishfart Productions Inc.)
Emer Connon

Wishfart – Litterfools Ain’t Cool
Teletoon (Corus Entertainment)
(Wishfart Productions Inc.)
John Hazlett, Lienne Sawatsky, Dan Williams

Wishfart – Aw, Man!
Teletoon (Corus Entertainment)
(Wishfart Productions Inc.)
Stephanie Kaliner

Best Direction, Animation

Wishfart – We Can Eat Sand
Teletoon (Corus Entertainment)
(Wishfart Productions Inc.)
Jason Groh

A plain text version of all the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards nominations can be viewed on the link below:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IF1os0hZmhSquOf_-6DWmF9el3AL74N94fQsXNoWO58/edit

https://www.academy.ca/nominees/

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/

Steven Universe And Adventure Time Nominated For 2019 GLAAD Award For Outstanding Kids And Family Programming

Steven Universe And Adventure Time Nominated For 2019 GLAAD Award For Outstanding Kids And Family Programming

Steven Universe And Adventure Time Nominated For 2019 GLAAD Award For Outstanding Kids And Family Programming

The nomination list for the 2019 GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards has been publicly released and Cartoon Network Studios’ Steven Universe and Adventure Time have been nominated for an award in the “Outstanding Kids And Family Programming” category. The GLAAD Media Awards celebrates the best of television and film with character representation from the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer) community. In 2018, Steven Universe was nominated in the same category (the first year the category was introduced) and 2017 Steven Universe was nominated for GLAAD Media Award in the “Outstanding Comedy Series” category.

Both Steven Universe and Adventure Time both feature same-sex relationships, but in Steven Universe its more of a running theme, especially the relationship and marriage between Ruby and Sapphire (the two gems that forms Garnet), in the Adventure Time finale, it was revealed that Princess Bubblegum and Marceline are dating.

In the same category, Adventure Time and Steven Universe is competing against Disney Channel’s Andi Mack and two Netflix shows She-Ra and the Princesses of Power and Anne with an E.

The 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards will take place at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles on Thursday 28th March and at the Hilton Midtown hotel in New York on Saturday 4th May.


https://www.glaad.org/mediaawards/30/nominees?field_nominee_language_value=All&field_nominee_category_tid=50176

https://www.glaad.org/mediaawards/30/events