Adult Swim’s Rick And Morty And Robot Chicken Win Creative Arts Emmy 2018 Awards

Adult Swim's Rick And Morty And Robot Chicken Win Creative Arts Emmy 2018 Awards

Adult Swim’s Rick And Morty And Robot Chicken Win Creative Arts Emmy 2018 Awards

Last night (8th September) was the first night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2018 ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, at this year’s awards, Cartoon Network’s young adult entertainment brand – Adult Swim walked away with two awards, with the popular animated series – Rick and Morty winning the “Outstanding Animated Program” award for the episode – Pickle Rick and the stop-motion animated comedy – Robot Chicken winning the award for “Outstanding Short Form Animated Program” for last year’s Christmas special – “Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition”.

In the “Outstanding Animated Program” category – Rick and Morty beat Disney XD’s Big Hero 6: The Series special episode – Baymax Returns, FOX’s Bob’s Burgers, FOX’s The Simpsons and Comedy Central’s South Park. Meanwhile in the “Outstanding Short Form Animated Program” category, Robot Chicken beaten Cartoon Network’s daytime family-friendly shows such as Adventure Time, Steven Universe, We Bare Bears and Teen Titans Go!.

Congratulations to Robot Chicken show creators – Seth Green and Matthew Senreich and also the production teams at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and Williams Street/Adult Swim. Also, congratulations to Rick and Morty creators – Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon and to their production teams at Rick and Morty, LLC and also Williams Street/Adult Swim. At present, the only outstanding category that has received an Adult Swim nomination is “Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media Within A Scripted Program” for the Rick and Morty themed virtual reality game – Virtual Rick-ality, the winner of this category will be announced tonight (9th September).

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More info about Cartoon Network’s Creative Arts Emmys 2018 “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation” winners can be found on the link below:

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/08/cartoon-network-creative-arts-emmys-2018-outstanding-individual-achievement-in-animation-winners/

https://www.emmys.com/awards/nominees-winners/2018/outstanding-animated-program

https://www.emmys.com/awards/nominees-winners/2018/outstanding-short-format-animated-program

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Cartoon Network Launches Its First Location Based VR Game: We Bare Bears: Food Truck Rush

Cartoon Network Launches Its First Location Based VR Game: We Bare Bears: Food Truck Rush

Cartoon Network Launches Its First Location Based VR Game: Food Truck Rush

Today (5th September), Cartoon Network has announced that it has launched its first-ever location-based virtual reality game, the new game is based on the Children’s BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) and Creative Arts Emmy nominated animated series – We Bare Bears. The new game is called “We Bare Bears: Food Truck Rush”, in the game, two or three players take on the roles of Grizz, Panda and Ice Bear and operate a food truck together – much like the We Bare Bears episode – Food Truck. The objective of the game is to cook and serve food to as many customers as possible before running out of time. Cartoon Network Games developed the game in partnership with Luton, UK-based tech company – AiSolve (the developers of WePlayVR) and also Philadelphia-based game studio – PHL Collective.

WePlayVR currently has VR gaming locations in London, Dubai, New Zealand, Seattle and many more. We Bare Bears: Food Truck Rush is the first third-party IP to launch on AiSolve’s VR platform. WePlayVR is a free-roaming virtual reality arena featuring a haptic floor that interacts with the game. The VR game launched exclusively at the Family Fun Center in Tukwila, near Seattle, Washington this week and is available to play over the next three months.

Cartoon Network Games has also released two VR games based on Adventure Time in the past – “Adventure Time: Magic Man’s Head Games” and “Adventure Time: I See Ooo”.

From The Cartoon Network USA Press Release: Cartoon Network Enters Location Based VR With We Bare Bears: Food Truck Rush

Cartoon Network has launched its first location based virtual reality title in partnership with AiSolve, the developers of WePlayVR, a free-roaming virtual reality arena. Developed by Philadelphia-based game studio PHL Collective, Food Truck Rush is an immersive multi-player, location-based VR experience based on Cartoon Network’s animated series We Bare Bears. The experience was produced by Cartoon Network Studios and spearheaded by their emerging technology group.

Food Truck Rush launched exclusively at the Family Fun Center in Tukwila, Washington this week and will be available for fans of all ages to play over the next three months. Food Truck Rush is a 2-3 player party game. Players transform into Panda, Grizz and Ice Bear to operate and manage their very own food truck. The goal: cook up food and serve as many customers as possible before the clock runs out. Players will have to work together inside the WePlayVR arena to complete complex orders and avoid kitchen mishaps.

Food Truck Rush is Cartoon Network’s first location-based VR experience. In October 2015, Cartoon Network was the first kids focused network to enter the VR space with Adventure Time: Magic Man’s Head Games.

The launch of Food Truck Rush marks the first third party IP game partnership for AiSolve’s WePlayVR platform.

We Bare Bears is a BAFTA Award-winning and Emmy-nominated series about three brothers trying to fit in and make friends…which can be kind of hard to do when you’re a bear. Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear are fairly savvy about the modern world: they’re masters of the selfie, fans of the food truck, and chasers of Internet fame. Yet, they have a lot to learn about the trendy residents that surround their humble Bay Area cave. Grizzly, the oldest bear, will lead his younger brothers, Panda and Ice Bear, with endless optimism that will only result in disaster, some of the time. We Bare Bears is created by Annie Award-winner Daniel Chong and produced by Cartoon Network Studios.

About WePlayVR

WePlayVR is the modular, turn-key location based virtual reality attraction made by UK tech company, AiSolve. Deployed globally at family entertainment centers (FECs) and leisure destinations, WePlayVR is a compact, free-roaming arena featuring puzzle-based adventure games designed specifically for its haptic floor, which provides in-game feedback. WePlayVR arenas are operating on three continents and five countries ranging from London, Dubai, Wellington, New Zealand and Seattle, Washington.

https://variety.com/2018/gaming/news/food-truck-rush-cartoon-network-1202927555/

http://www.retail-merchandiser.com/blog/3451-cartoon-network-2

http://www.aisolve.com/aisolve-partners-with-cartoon-network-to-launch-new-weplayvr-experience/

Cartoon Network Creative Arts Emmys 2018 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Winners

Cartoon Network Creative Arts Emmys 2018 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Winners

Cartoon Network Creative Arts Emmys 2018 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Winners

On Tuesday (28th August), The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) released their juried winners list for the “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation” category, two of the six awards were awarded to production staff members from two of Cartoon Network’s shows. Lindsay Small-Butera won an award for her character animation work on the Adventure Time episode – Ketchup and Patrick Bryson won an award for his background painting work in the Steven Universe – Jungle Moon, both episodes are exceptional in terms of art and design.

Congratulations to Lindsay and Patrick for their amazing artwork! The juried awards (along with the awards for the other categories) will be presented at the 2018 Creative Arts Awards ceremonies at the at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday 8th September and Sunday 9th September.

In addition to Cartoon Network’s awards in the “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation” category, sister brand in the WarnerMedia group – HBO (Home Box Office) has also won an award for “The Number On Great-Grandpa’s Arm”, the short animated documentary’s production designer – Jeff Scher has been given the award. The Number On Great-Grandpa’s Arm is intended to be a gentle introduction to the Holocaust that’s suitable for children, featuring a conversation between a young boy and his 90-year-old great-grandfather who survived one of the most horrific events of the 20th Century.

https://www.emmys.com/news/awards-news/juried-180828

In addition to these individual achievement awards, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim have completely dominated the “Outstanding Short Form Animated Program” category with nominations for Cartoon Network Studios’ Adventure Time, Steven Universe and We Bare Bears, Warner Bros. Animation’s Teen Titans Go! (produced for Cartoon Network) and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios’ Robot Chicken (produced for Adult Swim). This means its 100% certain that the award will go to a show that’s produced for Cartoon Network or its adult programming block – Adult Swim.

Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty has been nominated in the “Outstanding Animated Program Category” and also in the “Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media Within A Scripted
Program” category.

More information about Cartoon Network’s and Adult Swim’s Creative Arts Emmys 2018 nominations on the link below:

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/07/cartoon-network-creative-arts-emmys-2018-nominations/