Cartoon Network Brazil’s New Young Adult Programming Block: CN Off-Air

Cartoon Network Brazil's New Young Adult Programming Block: CN Off-Air

Cartoon Network Latin America’s New Young Adult Programming Block: CN Off-Air

Starting from today (Monday 5th November), Cartoon Network Latin America will be airing a brand new programming block aimed at young adults – CN Off-Air. According to Adriana Alcântara, senior director of content and national production for Cartoon Network Brazil, the channel has high ratings in 18-24 year old demographic, many of the young adults who watch the channel also grew up watching the channel and continue to enjoy the channel’s output.

The programming block features 100% Brazilian-originated animated shorts mixed-in with scheduled programming and will air from 10pm every Monday. During the block, Cartoon Network will be showcasing colourless lined animated shorts featuring the characters from classic Cartoon Network shows such as Dexter’s Laboratory and more recent shows such as Adventure Time. Animated shorts include A liga da procrastinação (The Procrastination League) featuring Uncle Grandpa; Regular Show’s Mordecai and Rigby; and Richard Watterson from The Amazing World of Gumball and Promessas de vilões (Promises of Villains) which features the villains from various Cartoon Network shows.

Cartoon Network Late October 2018 News In Brief

Cartoon Network Late October 2018 News In Brief

Cartoon Network Late October 2018 News In Brief

Jorel’s Brother Gets A Positive Response From MIPCOM Last Week (15th to 18th October)

Last week at MIPCOM, Copa Studio’s and Cartoon Network Latin America’s Jorel’s Brother (Brazilian Portuguese title: Irmão do Jorel) was met with positive responses from countries in Asia, Europe and Oceania regarding the show’s planned internationalisation, there was also interest for Copa Studio’s Trunk Train (Brazilian Portuguese title: Tromba Trem) and Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids (Brazilian Portuguese title: Historietas Assombradas para Crianças Malcriadas), both shows have aired on Cartoon Network Latin America and Cartoon Network Brazil.

Eight New Episodes of Monica’s Gang To Be Screened at Cinemark Cinemas In Brazil

On 2nd to 4th November, 17 Cinemark cinemas will be showing eight never before seen of the Monica’s Gang (Brazilian Portuguese title: Turma da Mônica) animated series from season two, plus some additional special content at 12.50pm every day. Monica’s Gang is a popular Brazilian comic book franchise created by Mauricio de Sousa, the animated television adaptation of the same name which will be shown in cinemas airs on Cartoon Network Latin America and Cartoon Network Brazil.

Turner Putting Fans at the Center Keynote Speech at Incite Group Brand Marketing Summit In New York (24th to 25th October)

Turner’s Global Chief Communications and Corporate Marketing Officer Molly Battin was a keynote speaker at the Incite Brand Marketing Summit in New York this week (24th and 25th October), the speech was about how to build a fandom also about Turner’s new global brand campaign – “We Make Fans”, the keynote speech was called “Putting Fans at the Center”.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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