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

Toontorials Winner Of Cartoon Network Latin America’s And Pixelatl’s Pitch Me Evolution Competition

Toontorials Winner Of Cartoon Network Latin America's And Pixelatl's Pitch Me Evolution Competition

Toontorials Winner Of Cartoon Network Latin America’s And Pixelatl’s Pitch Me Evolution Competition

Cartoon Network Latin America and the Pixelatl Animation Festival has announced the winning project of their Pitch Me Evolution competition – Toontorials. This year, there were nine finalists, with Toontorials chosen as the winner. Toontorials was a pitch idea put forward by Mexican comic book artist – Axur Eneas and Mexico City based animation studio – Cinema Fantasma. Toontorials features 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. Axur Eneas and Cinema Fantasma have won $10,000 USD towards the production costs for a pilot episode, with an opportunity for the pilot to be publicly displayed on Cartoon Network Latin America’s digital platforms. Cinema Fantasma has previously worked with Cartoon Network Latin America to produce animated bumpers for the channel.

Regarding the winning project, Hernán La Greca, Senior Creative Director of Original Production at Cartoon Network said (translated):

“We are very happy to continue collaborating with Pixelatl and to once again give the opportunity to new talent in Latin America to display their creativity and have a place on our screens. The winning project was selected for its originality, humour and versatility, keeping in with what our fans expect from Cartoon Network’s entertainment experience on our YouTube channels.”

José Iñesta, Director of Pixelatl also added (translated):

“Pixelatl has established itself as the talent launching platform in the region, where the different disciplines, visions and proposals of artists come together and mix. Proof of the above is the trust that Cartoon Network has placed in the festival”.

http://www.revistaneo.com/articles/2017/09/11/cartoon-network-y-pixelatl-anuncian-al-ganador-de-pitch-me-evolution

http://www.todotvnews.com/news/Cartoon-Network-y-Pixelatl-vuelven-a-premiar-el-talento-latinoamericano.html