BAFTA Kids To Celebrate Cartoon Network UK’s 25th Anniversary With A Special Screening Event

Cartoon Network UK 25th Anniversary

BAFTA Kids To Celebrate Cartoon Network UK’s 25th Anniversary With A Special Screening Event

Next month, Cartoon Network UK will celebrate 25 years of broadcasting in the UK (and the wider pan-European area), to mark this occasion, BAFTA’s (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) children’s division – BAFTA Kids will be hosting a special screening featuring classic episodes of Adventure Time, We Bare Bears and The Amazing World of Gumball along with a brand new show from Cartoon Network Studios – Summer Camp Island – created by British animation director – Julia Pott. The screening and Q&A will take place at BAFTA’s Piccadilly headquarters in London on Saturday 29th September at 2pm.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Mic Graves, the series director of The Amazing World of Gumball. The screening and Q&A event will be presented by Nigel Clarke – the presenter of Cartoon Network UK’s Ben 10 Challenge. Tickets for the event can now be purchased on the BAFTA website (tickets can only be purchased by BAFTA members).

http://www.bafta.org/whats-on/bafta-kids-celebrates-25th-anniversary-of-cartoon-network

Cartoon Network UK has announced on Twitter that Summer Camp Island and another brand new show from Cartoon Network – Craig of the Creek will premiere on the channel this Autumn!

http://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk

Cartoon Network At Cardiff Animation Festival 2018

Cartoon Network At Cardiff Animation Festival 2018

Cartoon Network At Cardiff Animation Festival 2018

Later this week (19th to 22nd April) is the Cardiff Animation Festival in Cardiff, Wales, UK. The animation festival is one of the largest in the UK and celebrates home-grown and international animation. On the first day of the festival (Thursday 19th April) some of the UK’s top childrens’ content commissioners will be speaking during the “Afternoon Tea with the Children’s Commissioners” session. Turner EMEA’s VP of Programming and Content Strategy, Kids (Cartoon Network/Boomerang/Cartoonito/Boing), Acquisitions and Co-productions International – Cecilia Persson will also be there. Other content commissioners attending the event are Cheryl Taylor (Head of Content, for CBBC), Stuart Rowson (Head of Curation and Discovery for CBBC), Lucy Murphy (Head of Kids Content at Sky UK) and Sioned Wyn Roberts (Children’s Commissioner for Welsh-language broadcaster S4C).

During the session, each content commissioner will discuss what they’re looking for in terms of child-friendly animated programming. After the session, there will be an opportunity for potential show creators to pitch and discuss their ideas in a ten-minute one-to-one session with a content commissioner, they’re also there to offer advice on how to get an animated project picked up and commissioned by a children’s channel. The session is supported by BAFTA’s (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Wales division – BAFTA Cymru.

http://www.bafta.org/wales/whats-on/afternoon-tea-with-the-childrens-commissioners

http://www.cardiffanimation.com/caf18-industry-day

The Amazing World Of Gumball Screening At Leeds Young Film Festival 2018 31st March

The Amazing World Of Gumball Screening At Leeds Young Film Festival 2018 31st March

This Saturday (31st March), there will be a The Amazing World of Gumball screening at the Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds, UK, as part of Leeds Young Film Festival 2018. The screening is a free event, but tickets must be booked in advance online or though the Leeds City Centre Box Office. The event is organised by BAFTA Kids (British Academy of Film and Television Arts). The screening event will start at 2pm and will last approximately one hour and fifteen minutes.

The event will presented by Ben 10 Challenge presenter – Nigel Clarke, in addition to the screening, there will be additional behind the scenes footage and a drawing competition for kids with Cartoon Network goodies up for grabs. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

https://www.leedsfilmcity.com/whats-on/the-amazing-world-of-gumball/