Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation And Adult Swim At Pixelatl’s La Cumbre Animation Summit 8th And 9th April

Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation And Adult Swim At Pixelatl's La Cumbre Animation Summit 8th And 9th April

Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation And Adult Swim At Pixelatl’s La Cumbre Animation Summit 8th And 9th April

Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Animation and Adult Swim will be present at Pixelatl’s La Cumbre Animation Summit which will be held at InterContinental Presidente Santa Fe Mexico Hotel in Mexico City on Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th April. The animation industry summit is an additional event to Pixelatl’s main animation festival which is held annually in September (this year’s Pixelatl’s animation festival will be held on 3rd to 7th September, at the usual location of Cuernavaca, Mexico). The event is a chance for animation industry professionals to network with each other and to help promote Mexico’s fast growing animation industry, the event isn’t just limited to animation studios but also other companies where animation is occasionally produced as a form of entertainment or advertising, this includes – video game studios, advertising agencies and production houses.

At the event, Cartoon Network Latin America will be represented by CN Mexico’s Jaime Jiménez Rión – Content Director and Humberto Cervera – Writer and Producer of Original Productions.

https://www.lacumbre.mx/Estudio/Cartoon-Network

Yesterday (2nd April), Pixelatl, the organisers of the summit announced on Twitter that Warner Bros. Animation (Looney Tunes, Unikitty!, Teen Titans Go!, Justice League Action) will also be present:

On 21st March, it was announced that Adult Swim will be present at the summit and will be seeking Mexican talent, Vice President of Animated Production at Adult Swim – Ollie Green will be there too:

Bardel Entertainment, the studio behind Cartoon Network’s hit animated show – Teen Titans Go! and Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty will be represented by 2D Supervising Animation Director – Johnny Tesoro.

https://www.lacumbre.mx/Estudio/Bardel

Renegade Animation, the studio behind Warner Bros. Animation’s The Tom and Jerry Show and Cartoon Network’s Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi will also be at the La Cumbre Animation Summit, the studio will be represented by Production Manager – Scott Lowe and Director – Miguel Angel Uriegas.

https://www.lacumbre.mx/Estudio/Renegade

Cinema Fantasma, the stop-motion studio behind Cartoon Network Latin America’s Toontorial, will be represented by the studio’s co-founder – Arturo Ambriz.

https://www.lacumbre.mx/Estudio/Cinema-Fantasma

Mighty Animation, the studio that produces Cartoon Network’s Viking Tales, will be represented by Creative Director – Claudio Jimenez and Head of Animation – Julio Pacheco.

https://www.lacumbre.mx/Estudio/Mighty

Ánima Studios, the studio that produces Cartoon Network’s Ram Pam Dam will be represented by the studio’s Chief Operating Officer – José Carlos García de Letona.

https://www.lacumbre.mx/Estudio/%C3%81nima

Titmouse, the studio behind Adult Swim’s Tigtone and Ballmastrz 9009 will be represented by Chief Operating Officer – Ben Kalina.

https://www.lacumbre.mx/Estudio/TitMouse

Reel FX, the studio that has produced some 3D CGI Looney Tunes shorts, will be represented by Executive Producer – Chuck Peil.

https://www.lacumbre.mx/Estudio/Reel-FX

AI Animation Studios, the studio behind the successful short-form animated series specially produced for Cartoon Network – Villainous will be represented by Villainous show creator – Alan Ituriel and producer Mayte Sanz.

https://www.lacumbre.mx/Estudio/AI-Animation-Studios

https://www.lacumbre.mx/

Toontorial Premieres On Cartoon Network Latin America’s YouTube Channel On 20th October

Toontorial Premieres On Cartoon Network Latin America's YouTube Channel On 20th October

Toontorial Premieres On Cartoon Network Latin America’s YouTube Channel On 20th October

This Saturday (20th October) at 10am, Cartoon Network Latin America’s YouTube channel will premiere their newest animated short series – Toontorial. Toontorial features humorous animated tutorials for simple everyday tasks but with ridiculously nonsensical and unnecessary instructions, an given example is finding a cyclops to open a can of beans or how to take care of a pet if it’s a dinosaur, or even how to pack battle-axe in a bag. The brand new animated shorts series is created by Axur Eneas made by Mexico City-based stop-motion animation studio – Cinema Fantasma. Toontorial was originally going to premiere on Cartoon Network Latin America’s YouTube channel on 6th October.

Toontorial was the winning project from Cartoon Network’s pitching competition at Pixelatl 2017 – Pitch Me Evolution. Axur Eneas was inspired by how-to tutorial videos on YouTube and guides on Wikihow and is a parody based on his own experiences of when learning basic tasks. Axur is inspired by animated shows featuring mixed-media for example – Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball or Nickelodeon’s Kablam!, he approached Roy and Arturo Ambriz at Cinema Fantasma to help produce the stop-motion element of his new series. Cinema Fantasma previously produced six stop-motion short films for Cartoon Network Latin America featuring characters from Adventure Time, Regular Show, Steven Universe, The Amazing World of Gumball, Uncle Grandpa and Clarence, the short films have been used as fillers between shows on the Cartoon Network Latin America television channel.

https://www.cinemafantasma.com/cartoon-network/

For the short-form animated series, Axur does script-writing, character design, storyboard, animatics, all the 2d animation, puppet designs and editing on his own, but he made sure that the main character of Toontorial has a simplistic design so he can focus more on the other aspects of production. In addition to the shorts, Cartoon Network Latin America has been uploading Toontorial comic strips on social media.

Earlier this year, Axur and Studio Fantasma finished production on the pilot, which was funded by the $7,500 USD cash prize from the Pitch Me Evolution pitching competition, earlier this year, both signed a contract with Cartoon Network for a 16-episode first season, with new episodes premiering every two weeks, Auxr was surprised by this, as he was only expected to make ten episodes.

https://www.cartoonbrew.com/internet-television/mexican-series-toontorial-to-debut-on-cartoon-network-latin-americas-youtube-channel-164040.html

http://www.cartoonnetworkla.com

Pixelatl 2018 Cartoon Network Latin America Overview: Villainous Pilot Teaser Trailer, El Bosque Olvidado Wins CN Pitch Competition, Toontorial Coming To Cartoon Network Latin America In October

Pixelatl 2018 Cartoon Network Latin America Overview: Villainous Pilot Teaser Trailer, El Bosque Olvidado Wins CN Pitch Competition, Toontorial Coming To Cartoon Network Latin America In October

Pixelatl 2018 Cartoon Network Latin America Overview: Villainous Pilot Teaser Trailer, El Bosque Olvidado Wins CN Pitch Competition, Toontorial Coming To Cartoon Network Latin America In October

Yesterday (8th September) was the final day of the Pixelatl 2018 animation, video games and comics festival in Cuernavaca, Mexico, so here’s an overview of the Cartoon Network Latin America related events that happened this week at the festival.

Villainous Panel: Villainous Without Limits: Something Villainous This Way Comes!

Yesterday (8th September), was the panel for Cartoon Network Latin America’s animated shorts series – Villainous, featured in this year’s panel was a teaser trailer for the much-anticipated teaser trailer. Despite only being targeted for Latin American audiences for the time being, popularity of the series has spread worldwide, including the United States and as far as South Korea and Japan. Attending the panel was the show’s creator – Alan Ituriel, the show’s production crew from A.I. Animation Studios and also Cartoon Network Mexico producer – Humberto Cervera. The panel was an opportunity for fans to ask questions about the show, fans were also given paper cut-out masks featuring Black Hat, Demencia and 5.0.5. character designs.

Toontorial Panel

Afterwards on Saturday was the Toontorial panel with show creator – Axur Eneas. The show was the winning pitch at last year’s Cartoon Network pitching competition at Pixelatl – Pitch Me Evolution. Toontorial features humorous animated tutorials for simple everyday tasks but made ridiculously over-complicated and unnecessary, an given example is finding a cyclops to open a can of beans. The brand new animated shorts series is made by animation studio – Cinema Fantasma. At the panel, it was announced that Toontorial will premiere on Cartoon Network Latin America on Saturday 6th October and a new episode will air every two weeks.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/09/toontorials-winner-of-cartoon-network-latin-americas-and-pixelatls-pitch-me-evolution-competition/

El Bosque Olvidado (The Forgotten Forest) wins Cartoon Network’s Girl Power: Pitch Me The Future Show Pitch Competition

Madelein Treviño’s El Bosque Olvidado (English: The Forgotten Forest) has won this year’s Cartoon Network pitching competition at Pixelatl – Girl Power: Pitch Me The Future. The pitching competition was an opportunity for female animators and creators living in Latin America to pitch their original show ideas to Cartoon Network. The competition’s finalists had the chance to pitch their ideas in-front of Cartoon Network executives at the festival.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/08/cartoon-network-latin-america-and-pixelatl-announces-girl-power-pitch-me-the-future-finalists/

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/07/cartoon-network-latin-america-teams-pixelatl-animation-pitch-competition-girl-power-pitch-future/

https://www.instagram.com/heymadde/

https://www.behance.net/MadeleinT

Viking Tales Talk Session

Ideatoon 2016 winner – Ivanobich Verduzco – The creator of Cartoon Network Latin America’s recently premiered short-form animated series – Viking Tales gave a talk about the show’s development at the festival.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/08/more-info-about-cartoon-network-events-and-guests-at-pixelatl-festival-2018-villainous-panel-and-pilot-steven-universe-keynote-viking-tales-talk/

https://www.elfestival.mx

http://www.cartoonnetworkla.com