Cartoon Network At MIPTV 2018

Cartoon Network At MIPTV 2018

Cartoon Network At MIPTV 2018

During this week (Monday 9th to Thursday 12th April) is the MIPTV 2018, (Marché International des Programmes de Télévision, English: International Television Programmes Market) convention in Cannes, France, an important event in the television content market calendar. Yesterday (10th April), Cartoon Network USA’s vice president of Content Acquisitions and Co-Productions – Adina Pitt was a speaker at MIPTV’s International Emmy Kids Awards Nominee Showcase conference, the event was an opportunity for people in the media industry to find out more about the producers of some of the best children’s programming this year. The International Emmy Kids Awards Nominee Showcase coincided with this year’s International Emmy Kids Awards which was also held at MIPTV yesterday.

At the conference, Adina Pitt has said that animation studios are going “back-to-basics” by focusing more on traditional 2D animation, as opposed to 3D CGI animation. She also mentioned there’s a lot more diversity in animation these days and there’s lot more focus on show writing. She also mentioned there’s some universal themes in pre-school programming including kindness, social values, friendship and sharing.

http://www.my-mip.com/en/Sessions/54313/INTERNATIONAL-EMMY-KIDS-AWARDS-NOMINEE-SHOWCASE

Turner To Promote Adult Swim’s And TBS’s Final Space At MIPTV 2018 Convention In Cannes, France 9th-12th April

Turner To Promote Adult Swim's And TBS's Final Space At MIPTV 2018 Convention In Cannes, France 9th-12th April

Turner To Promote Adult Swim’s And TBS’s Final Space At MIPTV 2018 Convention In Cannes, France 9th-12th April

Tomorrow (9th April) marks the start of this year’s MIPTV (Marché International des Programmes de Télévision, English: International Television Programmes Market) convention in Cannes, France, a major event in the television content market calendar. The MIPTV convention is an opportunity for broadcasters and content creators to promote their shows and to potentially sell broadcast rights to other broadcasters and subscription streaming services. Turner will be at this year’s convention promoting their general entertainment portfolio, which is mostly U.S. content output from TNT, TBS and Adult Swim. Cartoon Network’s programming is also usually promoted at MIPTV.

One show in particular Turner will be promoting is one of TBS’s and Adult Swim’s newest shows – Final Space. Final Space is an animated comedy about an astronaut named Gary and his adorable, planet-destroying friend, Mooncake; both go on a quest to unlock the mystery of “Final Space,” the place where the entire universe ends. Final Space is created by independent filmmaker, actor, comedian and entrepreneur Olan Rogers and is produced by Conan O’Brien’s Conaco and New Form, in association with Turner’s Studio T.

Also, Cartoon Network USA’s vice president of Content Acquisitions and Co-Productions – Adina Pitt will be speaking at the convention’s International Emmy Kids Awards Nominee Showcase conference, the conference will take place on 10th April at 10am.

http://www.my-mip.com/en/Sessions/54313/INTERNATIONAL-EMMY-KIDS-AWARDS-NOMINEE-SHOWCASE

MIPTV also has a sister convention that runs in October called MIPCOM. MIPCOM has a side event called MIPJunior which is a major international children’s media industry convention, which is attended annually by Cartoon Network.

http://www.turner.com/pressroom/turner-international-showcase-comedy-and-drama-programming-line-miptv-2018

Cartoon Network Studios Europe’s The Heroic Quest Of The Valiant Prince Ivandoe Selected For Annecy Animation Festival 2018 TV Films In Competition

Cartoon Network Studios Europe's The Heroic Quest Of The Valiant Prince Ivandoe Selected For Annecy Animation Festival 2018 TV Films In Competition

Cartoon Network Studios Europe’s The Heroic Quest Of The Valiant Prince Ivandoe Selected For Annecy Animation Festival 2018 TV Films In Competition

Cartoon Network Studios Europe’s and Sun Creature Studio’s animated shorts series – The Heroic Quest Of The Valiant Prince Ivandoe has been selected to be screened at Annecy Animation Festival 2018. The episode – “The Prince and the Pretty Poodle” has been selected to take part in the TV films competition. Also in the same category as The Heroic Quest Of The Valiant Prince Ivandoe are Cartoon Network’s eleven-minute series – We Bare Bears and Jorel’s Brother and also Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken.

The animated series follows the adventures of Prince Ivandoe the young prince of the forest, whose father, The Mighty Stag, sends him on a quest to find the magical Golden Feather of the fearsome Eagle King. On his journey, Ivandoe is aided by his loyal squire, a small bird named Bert, together, both Ivandoe and Bert face up against some unusual challenges and encounter strange creatures while traversing through the forest. The series is created by Danish animators Christian Bøving-Andersen and Eva Lee Wallberg – who previously worked on Cartoon Network’s EMEA-produced hit series The Amazing World of Gumball.

In the episode, Ivandoe and Bert are captured and tied up by a forest survivalist who happens to be a pink poodle, both Ivandoe and Bert will need to figure out on how to escape from the pretty but not-so-cute poodle. The episode can be watched with English audio on Cartoon Network UK’s YouTube channel, but it’s geoblocked in other major English speaking countries including the United States, Canada and Australia.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/03/cartoon-network-studios-bare-bears-cartoon-network-latin-americas-jorels-brother-selected-annecy-animation-festival-2018-tv-films-competition/

https://www.annecy.org/programme/index:film-20181861