Vinicius & Tom Animated Shorts Series Premieres Tonight On Cartoon Network Brazil At 8pm

Vinicius & Tom Animated Shorts Series Premieres Tonight On Cartoon Network Brazil At 8pm

Vinicius & Tom Animated Shorts Series Premieres Tonight On Cartoon Network Brazil At 8pm: Olympic Mascots Make Their Animated Debut

It’s 12 months to the day until the opening of the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games and tonight Cartoon Network Brazil will air the first Vinicius & Tom – Divertidos por Natureza (Natural Entertainers) short at 8pm Brasilia time. The two minute 32 animated shorts will feature Vinicius & Tom, the mascots of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games, in the Brazilian rainforest and cities.

Vinicius, the Olympic mascot, is named after musician Vinicius de Moraes. The Olympic mascot represents the wildlife of the Amazon rainforest with several traits of mammals that inhabit the Amazon including: the agility of cats, sway of monkeys and grace of birds and has the ability to stretch his arms and legs as much as he wants.

The Paralympic mascot is called Tom, named after the musician Tom Jobim. Tom represents the plants of Brazilian rainforests and can pull any object from his head of leaves and is always growing and overcoming obstacles. These animated shorts were developed by Brazilian based animation studio, Birdo, also known for animating the upcoming Cartoon Network series, Oswaldo.

The intro to Vinicius & Tom – Divertidos por Natureza:

Turner To Attend ABTA 2015 Expo And Conference In São Paulo, Brazil

ABTA 2015 Expo And Conference

Turner Broadcasting will be attending the ABTA 2015 Expo and Conference in São Paulo, Brazil on 4th to 6th August. Anthony Doyle, Regional Vice-President, and Leonardo Lenz Cesar, Vice President of Business Development from Turner will be covering topics such as the future of the pay-TV industry and the importance of cross-platform content.

On Wednesday 5th August at 10am, Anthony Doyle will participate in a panel called “Programming the Future”, which will discuss the future issues of pay-TV and how to adapt to the new multi-platform revolution. Also at 5pm on the same day, Leonardo Lenz Cesar will be discussing how to deliver content on other screens, ways to monetise content and how to inform TV subscribers about these new services.

Recently, Turner has been focusing more on mobile devices and video on-demand (especially for Cartoon Network), as viewers have changed their habits on how they watch their favourite television shows in the last few years.

New Tooncast Presentation Reel

Tooncast Presentation Reel

A New Tooncast Presentation Reel Featuring Classic Cartoon Characters

Argentina/Brazil based graphics agency Le Cube have developed a sizzle presentation reel for Cartoon Network Latin America’s classic cartoon sister channel, Tooncast. The presentation reel has a series of bumpers that feature classic Hanna-Barbera and Cartoon Network characters, such as Scooby Doo, The Flintstones, Edd and Plank from Ed, Edd and Eddy, Dick Dastardly and Muttley, Dexter and Dee Dee from Dexter’s Laboratory and Samurai Jack.

It’s not everyday when you get to see Superman and Samurai Jack fight Mojo Jojo, Dee Dee and Cow from Cow and Chicken on a trampoline together and Johnny Bravo trying to catch Penelope Pitstop’s attention.

Thanks to Elton Pierre ( and Notitoon for the information.