Cartoon Network At MIPJunior 2018

Cartoon Network At MIPJunior 2018

Cartoon Network At MIPJunior 2018

Today is the opening day of the annual MIPJunior convention at the JW Marriott Hotel in Cannes, France. The convention is a yearly gathering of the international children’s media industry and is an opportunity to promote their programming and even to buy and sell broadcasting rights to and from other broadcasters. MIPJunior is a two day long side event (13th and 14th October) of the annual MIPCOM convention (French acronym for Marché International des Programmes de Communication, In English: International Market of Communications Programmes), which focuses on general entertainment and other genres usually aimed towards adults. MIPCOM will also take place in Cannes, France from Monday 15th to Thursday 18th October. MIPJunior is usually a major event for Cartoon Network. The event is more focused towards media industry professionals which is unlike a more public pop-culture convention like San Diego Comic-Con, New York Comic-Con or MCM Comic-Con London.

Today at MIPJunior 2018 Day One: 13th October 2018

The Creators’ Superpanel

10.10am – 10.50am JW Marriott, Conference Room 1 – Grand Theatre.

With Ben Bocquelet – Creator of The Amazing World of Gumball – Cartoon Network, Tom McGillis – Creator of 6teen, Stoked, Total Drama Island and Total DramaRama – Fresh TV, Angela Santomero – Creator of Blue’s Clues and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Jonathan Shiff – Creator of H2O – Just Add Water & Mako Mermaids – Jonathan M. Shiff Productions and Anna Carugati-Guise – Moderator and Group Editorial Director at WorldScreen.

Presenting the WorldScreen Trendsetter Awards. This panel celebrates the gifted individuals driving modern excellence in children’s television. Participants in The Creators’ Superpanel will engage in a lively discussion about the creative process, financing challenges, working with linear and OTT broadcast partners, and keeping up with fast-changing media habits.

During the session, Gumball creator – Ben Bocquelet was awarded a WorldScreen Trendsetting award, well done Ben! Also congratulations to Tom McGillis, Angela Santomero and Jonathan Shiff for winning WorldScreen Trendsetting awards too.

http://worldscreen.com/tvkids/top-kids-producers-on-the-creative-process/

Matchmaking With Buyers And Commissioners

10.30am – 11.30am JW Marriott, Matchmaking Lounge.

With Joanna Rosenthal – Manager of Content Acquisitions and Co-productions for Cartoon Network USA & Boomerang USA and Zia Bales – Senior Acquisitions Manager at Turner Kids EMEA.

The industry’s top international buyers and commissioners are coming to Cannes. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to pitch your projects, find out what they are looking for and cement new partnerships.

https://www.my-mip.com/en/Sessions/66507/MATCHMAKING-WITH-BUYERS-AND-COMMISSIONERS

Pack Your Bags For Summer Camp Island! Introducing The Magical New Cartoon Network Original

11am – 11.45am JW Marriott, Conference Room 1 – Grand Theatre.

With Julia Pott – Creator of Summer Camp Island and Rob Sorcher – Chief Content Officer at Cartoon Network.

Cartoon Network presents an exclusive European preview of Summer Camp Island, featuring an opportunity to hear from the series creator Julia Pott. The brand-new Cartoon Network Original follows two best friends at an incredible, magical sleepaway camp where things aren’t quite what they seem.

https://www.my-mip.com/en/Sessions/64766/PACK-YOUR-BAGS-FOR-SUMMER-CAMP-ISLAND-INTRODUCING-THE-MAGICAL-NEW-CARTOON-NETWORK-ORIGINAL

View From The Top: Gazing Into The Future Of Kids Media

3.40pm – 4.20pm JW Marriott, Conference Room 1 – Grand Theatre.

With Adina Pitt – VP, Content Acquisitions & Co-productions at Cartoon Network USA, Jules Borkent EVP, Content Management and Network Strategy at Nickelodeon, Jackie Edwards – Head of BBC Children’s Acquisitions & Independent Animation and Christophe Erbes – Moderator, Consultant and Writer at Kids (c)nsulting.

Where is the kids media business today… and where is it headed? Members of the MIP Markets Kids Advisory Board share perspectives on what we can expect, based on the current business climate and the big questions confronting the industry. Come watch as they also debate one another’s predictions!

http://www.my-mip.com/en/Sessions/64771/VIEW-FROM-THE-TOP-GAZING-INTO-THE-FUTURE-OF-KIDS-MEDIA

Tomorrow at MIPJunior 2018 Day Two: 14th October 2018

How Well Do You Know Your Fans

10.30am – 11am JW Marriott, Conference Room 1 – Grand Theatre.

With Ranja Mohyieldin – Director of Fan Engagement & Insights at Turner EMEA.

Turner EMEA presents the findings of an extensive new study into kids consumption habits, segmenting the different types of consumer and the make-up of a “fan”. Hear how the company is utilising this data to inform its multiplatform, fan-focused strategy across its kids portfolio, which encompasses Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Boing, Cartoonito and Toonami.

https://www.my-mip.com/en/Sessions/64781/HOW-WELL-DO-YOU-KNOW-YOUR-FANS

Other Cartoon Network Related News At MIPJunior 2018

UK-based Jetpack Distribution has acquired the distribution rights to Oswaldo, an animated series co-produced by Birdo Studio and Symbiosys Entertainment for Cartoon Network Latin America. Oswaldo was the most watched Brazilian animated series on Cartoon Network Brazil in 2017 and was the top-rated Sunday show on Brazil’s TV Cultura channel in 2018.

https://www.c21media.net/jetpack-launches-two-new-toons

http://worldscreen.com/tvkids/jetpack-lands-rights-for-oswaldo-barefoot-bandits/

Spin Master Entertainment is promoting the newly revived Bakugan franchise at MIPJunior – Bakugan: Battle Planet.

https://www.c21media.net/spin-master-toon-trio-lands-in-cannes/

https://www.mipjunior.com

https://www.mipcom.com

Boomerang Buys International Broadcasting Rights To Mush-Mush And The Mushables Coming Soon In 2020

Boomerang Buys International Broadcasting Rights To Mush-Mush And The Mushables Coming Soon In 2020

Boomerang Buys International Broadcasting Rights To Mush-Mush And The Mushables Coming Soon In 2020

Turner’s classic and contemporary animation channel – Boomerang has acquired the rights to a brand new CGI-animated adventure comedy series called “Mush-Mush and the Mushables”. The brand new show follows the adventures of a community of lovable mushrooms. The new show will air on international versions of Boomerang as well as other Turner-owned children’s channels such as Cartoon Network, Boing and POGO in selected markets from 2020.

The brand new show is created by Flemish artist Elfriede de Rooster and the show is produced by La Cabane Productions in France as well as Thuristar in Belgium (the same studio behind Boomerang’s My Knight and Me), London-based CAKE Entertainment is distributing the new series. The show is produced by Perrine Gauthier and directed by Joeri Christiaen (the creator of My Knight & Me), in initial batch of episodes there will be a total of 52 episodes with a runtime of 11 minutes each.

Broadcasting rights to Mush-Mush And The Mushables has already been purchased by Canal+ and Piwi+ in France; VRT-Ketnet and RTBF-OUFtivi in Belgium; RTS in Switzerland; and RTL Telekids in the Netherlands.

The chief commercial officer and managing director of CAKE Entertainment – Ed Galton, made this statement in regards of the new series:

“We are delighted to be teaming up with Turner on the forthcoming Mush-Mush and the Mushables. Perrine, Joeri and their team are bringing to life the original drawings to create an engaging, warmhearted series about a community of lovable mushrooms and their funny adventures that children everywhere will enjoy.”

https://www.c21media.net/boomerang-tucks-into-mush-mush/

https://tbivision.com/2018/10/08/cake-sends-mush-mush-to-boomerang/

http://worldscreen.com/tvkids/cakes-mush-mush-and-the-mushables-lands-on-boomerang/

Cartoon Network France And Boomerang France Late 2018 And 2019 Upfront

Cartoon Network France And Boomerang France Late 2018 And 2019 Upfront

Cartoon Network France And Boomerang France Late 2018 And 2019 Upfront

Last Thursday (27th September), Turner France held an upfront event featuring announcements about some upcoming new shows and new episodes coming soon to Cartoon Network France and Boomerang France, plus much more.

In late 2018/early 2019, shows on Turner France’s children’s channels will have a total of 55 new seasons, 32 new films and more than 1,000 new episodes. Cartoon Network is the number one channel for boys in France, and Boomerang is the number two channel for children aged between 4 to 10 years and 4-14 years old in France. As a whole, Turner France’s children’s channels (Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Boing and Toonami) are the second most popular group of kids channels in France and is the most popular among boys aged between 4 to 14 years old. Cartoon Network and Boomerang are in the top five kids channels in France overall and Toonami has achieved ten percent audience growth over the past year.

Also, in addition to the new movies coming soon to Turner’s kids channels, Boing France will now have two movie schedule slots per day.

Cartoon Network Studios’ Craig of the Creek will premiere on Cartoon Network France very soon.

The new limited series from Cartoon Network – Apple and Onion will premiere on Cartoon Network France on Saturday 20th October. In the French dub, Apple and Onion are voiced by the French hip-hop duo – Bigflo et Oli.

Boomerang’s and Cyber Group Studios’ upcoming animated series – Taffy will now premiere in 2019, it was originally going to premiere in late 2018. The intro to the new show has been released ahead of the show’s premiere next year.

More info about Taffy here: https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/02/taffy-a-brand-new-show-coming-to-boomerang-late-2018/

The new show – Unikitty! will premiere on Cartoon Network France in January 2019.

New episodes of Wacky Races are coming soon to Boomerang France and new episodes of The Happos Family will premiere on Boomerang France in January 2019.

Boomerang’s Wacky Races will have a special section at Canal’s stand at this year’s (Mondial de l’Auto) Paris Motor Show, this year’s Paris Motor Show will be held between Thursday 4th and Sunday 14th October.

New episodes of the popular action anime series – Dragon Ball Super are airing this month on Toonami France.

Other Turner France Animated Shows Info

The French dub of TBS’s Final Space will premiere on Warner TV in December, comedians Lecaplain Baptiste and William Coryn will be voice acting in the French version of the sci-fi adventure comedy series.

There will also be a special Final Space panel and first episode screening at Paris Comic Con on Saturday 27th October with Lecaplain Baptiste and William Coryn.

http://www.leblogtvnews.com/2018/09/diffusion-en-decembre-de-final-space-serie-d-animation-doublee-par-baptiste-lecaplain.html

https://www.cartoonnetwork.fr
http://www.boomerangtv.fr
http://www.boingtv.fr
http://www.toonami.fr
http://www.warnertv.fr