Cartoon Network EMEA’s And Sun Creature Studio’s The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe Receives Four Emile Awards 2018 Nominations

Cartoon Network EMEA's And Sun Creature Studio's The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe Receives Four Emile Awards 2018 Nominations

Cartoon Network EMEA’s And Sun Creature Studio’s The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe Receives Four Emile Awards 2018 Nominations

Yesterday (8th November), the European Animation Awards board announced the nominations for the 2018 Emile Awards in Athens, Greece. The EAA board has announced that Cartoon Network Studios Europe’s and Sun Creature Studio’s The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe has been nominated in four 2018 Emile Awards categories. The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe has received nominations in the Best Direction – In a TV/Broadcast Production, Best Storyboard – In A TV/Broadcast Production, Best Character Animation – In a TV/Broadcast Production and Best Background & Character Design – In a TV/Broadcast Production categories.

The Emile Awards celebrates excellence in the European animation industry, nominees can range from animated shorts from independent studios to full-scale mass-media productions. The inaugural Emile Awards were held in December 2017 in Lille, France. Last year Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball received four nominations and won the award in the Best Writing in a TV/Broadcast Production category. The 2018 Emile Awards will be held on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th December at the Le Nouveau Siècle building complex in Lille, France.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/12/the-amazing-world-of-gumball-wins-emile-award-for-best-tv-writing/

List of all the categories with The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe nominations:

Best Direction – In a TV/Broadcast Production

Ariol – Dracuriol ​ – France | ​ Hélène Friren (director)
Ella, Oscar & Hoo – Nhooël, Nhooël​​ – France | ​ Emmanuel Linderer (director)
Esther’s Notebooks – The Hundred Years War ​ – France | ​ Riad Sattouf, Mathias Varin (co-directors)
Hey Duggee – The Space Badge ​ – United Kingdom | ​ Grant Orchard (director)
The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe ​ – Denmark | ​ Christian Bøving-Andersen, Eva Lee Wallberg (co-directors)

Best Storyboard – In A TV/Broadcast Production

A New Kind of Magic – A Fish out of Water ​ – France | ​ Stéphane Annette (storyboard artist)
Ella, Oscar & Hoo – The Treasure Map​​ – France | ​ David Berthier (storyboard artists), Emmanuel Linderer(storyboard supervisor)
Nate is Late – The Invaders ​ – France, Australia | J ​oseph Herbelin, Jeremy Guiter (storyboard artists), Edouard Kuchiman (storyboard supervisor)
The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe ​ – Denmark | ​ Kenneth Ladekjær, Eva Lee Wallberg (storyboard artists)
The Highway Rat​​ – United Kingdom | ​ Tim Dillnutt, Jeroen Jaspaert (storyboard artists)

Best Character Animation – In a TV/Broadcast Production

Ella, Oscar & Hoo – Nhooël, Nhooël​​ – France | ​ The animation team led by Emmanuel Linderer (director) and Erik Simon (animation supervisor)
Nate is Late – The Invaders ​ – France, Australia | Matthieu Giner, Mireille Tran (co-animators)
Rolling with the Ronks! – Take it to the field ​ – France | J ean-Christophe Dessaint (animator)
The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe ​ – Denmark | ​ Tina Lykke Thorn, Henrik Sønniksen, Mikkel Vedel & Eva Lee Wallberg (co-animators)
The Highway Rat​​ – United Kingdom | ​ Quentin Vogel (animator) & the Triggerfish animation team

Best Background & Character Design – In a TV/Broadcast Production

Ariol – Dracuriol ​ – France | ​ Caz Murrell, François-Marc Baillet, Marc Boutavant (co-designers)
Claude – Rampaging Robots​​ – United Kingdom | ​ Angeliki Charenia (designer), the Claude art team
Esther’s Notebooks – The Hundred Years War ​ – France | ​ Charlotte Cambon de Lavalette, Caz Murrell, Tom Viguier & Riad Sattouf (co-designers)
Petit Malabar – The Greedy Algae ​ – France | ​ Bastien Dupriez, Armelle Prunier, Nelly Blumenthal, Hélène Younous, Rémi Juillet (co-designers)
The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe ​ – Denmark | ​ Mikkel Sommer, Birk Von Brockdorff (co-designers)

Congratulations to show creators – Christian Bøving-Andersen and Eva Lee Wallberg for the Best Direction nomination; Kenneth Ladekjær and also Eva Lee Wallberg for the Best Storyboard nomination, Tina Lykke Thorn, Henrik Sønniksen, Mikkel Vedel and Eva Lee Wallberg for the Best Character Animation nomination and also Mikkel Sommer and Birk Von Brockdorff for the Best Background and Character Design nomination.

https://animationawards.eu/

https://animationawards.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/EmileAwards2018AthensNomineesPRESSRELEASE.pdf

http://www.zippyframes.com/index.php/awards-prizes/european-animation-awards-nominees-2018

Cartoon Network Escape Game At Kidexpo Paris 2018

Cartoon Network Escape Game At Kidexpo Paris 2018

Cartoon Network Escape Game At Kidexpo Paris 2018

This week (Wednesday 31st October to Sunday 4th November) is Kidexpo Paris 2018 at the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre in Paris. Kidexpo is the largest annual family entertainment expo in France. At the exhibition, Cartoon Network has a brand new fun game for kids called “Cartoon Network Escape Game”, where they have to solve puzzles themed and based on the channel’s most popular shows including Ben 10, The Amazing World of Gumball and We Bare Bears.

http://www.kidexpo.com/site/FR/Kidexpo_Paris_2018/Cartoon_Network,C67096,I67506.htm?KM_Session=e87109ebe514c90352e2202a4e350e6f

http://www.kidexpo.com/site/FR/Kidexpo_Paris_2018/Programme_d_animations,C67100,I67505.htm?KM_Session=e87109ebe514c90352e2202a4e350e6f

Cartoon Network EMEA’s Gumball VIP App To Rollout Internationally

Cartoon Network EMEA's Gumball VIP App To Rollout Internationally

Cartoon Network EMEA’s Gumball VIP App To Rollout Internationally

Cartoon Network EMEA’s (Europe, Middle East Africa) The Amazing World of Gumball episode audio detection and quiz app – Gumball VIP is now having an international rollout after a successful trial on Cartoon Network UK during October half-term last year. The Gumball VIP mobile app (developed for Android and iOS) will now rollout to 10 different markets all over the world over the next six months including Italy (Cartoon Network Italy), The Philippines and Singapore (Cartoon Network Southeast Asia) by the end of 2018, followed by Australia and New Zealand (Cartoon Network Australia), Poland (Cartoon Network Poland), Romania (Cartoon Network Central Eastern Europe), Spain (Boing Spain), France (Cartoon Network France) and also a second rollout in the UK (Cartoon Network UK) in the first quarter of 2019.

The Gumball VIP app makes use of audio recognition technology, the app detects the episode of The Amazing World of Gumball the viewer is currently watching. After the app has successfully detected the episode, the app will then fetch questions relating to the episode to test the viewer’s knowledge, each question appears on the viewers phone at different points in the episode through the use of audio triggers. The app features licensed audio recognition technology from Austrian based start-up Tonio.

By answering questions correctly viewers are awarded stars, which can then unlock trophies. Last year, during Cartoon Network UK’s app experiment viewers could receive special codes to access digital prizes on the website and also had an opportunity to enter a prize draw competition. The app experiment has shown an interest in dual-screen interactivity as viewing ratings were increased by 44%.

Commenting on the successful Gumball VIP app, Patricia Hidalgo, Chief Content Officer, Turner EMEA & International Kids Strategy said: “Linear TV remains a key medium for kids, but what we need to do is ensure that it remains relevant in today’s world where there is a big shift in how our fans watch and engage with our content. Using this innovative technology allows us to do just that, by digitising the linear TV viewing experience and adding that all-important element of interactivity.”

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/10/cartoon-network-uk-gumball-vip-app-tv-experiment-21st-to-29th-october/

https://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2018/10/29/turner-to-rollout-second-screen-gumball-internationally/