Cartoon Network USA Apple And Onion New Show Premieres 23rd February

Cartoon Network USA Apple And Onion New Show Premieres 23rd February

Cartoon Network USA Apple And Onion New Show Premieres 23rd February

Today (6th February), Cartoon Network USA has announced the premiere date of one of their upcoming and brand new original animated shows – Apple and Onion. Apple and Onion will premiere on Cartoon Network USA on Friday 23rd February at 7pm ET/PT, the show will premiere with two episodes. Also, a week earlier, the same two premiere episodes will be available on the Cartoon Network App and VOD on Friday 16th February. Also, there will be back to back new episodes every Friday at 7pm ET/PT until Friday 23rd March. The show will have a limited run of five weeks.

Apple and Onion tells the story of two friends living together after moving to the big city. The show is set in a world inhabited with anthropomorphic food. Together, Apple and Onion explore their new surroundings in the big city and go on hilarious adventures, with Apple’s enthusiasm and Onion’s imagination, who knows what can happen. After settling down in their new home, they make loads of new friends including Hotdog, Lemon Drop and Pancake.

In the first episode, “A New Life”, we are introduced to the show’s main characters and how they met, in the second episode “The Perfect Team”, a stray cat makes Onion concerned that his friendship with Apple is at risk.

Apple and Onion is created by George Gendi, known for his storyboard artist work on Great Marlborough Productions’ (Cartoon Network’s London, UK-based studio) The Amazing World of Gumball. George was born in Egypt and was raised in England, UK. The source of inspiration for his animated comedy creation was a children’s story written by his older brother. Apple and Onion is based on the animated short of the same name developed as part of Cartoon Network Studios’ Global Artists Programme, which is a launchpad for many of Cartoon Network’s current hit animated shows.

Cartoon Network USA has uploaded the theme song to Apple and Onion as well as a sneak peek clip onto their YouTube channel. In the sneak peek clip, Apple meets a greasy friend and finds a use for all his ice cream.

The pilot episode of Apple and Onion: In the pilot, Apple and Onion get invited to Hotdog’s party, but they find they’ve still got some growing up to do:

http://www.animationmagazine.net/tv/cartoon-networks-apple-onion-takes-root-feb-23/

Skwigly Lightbox Interview With The Talent Behind The Gumball Episode The Puppets And Waiting For Gumball Animated Shorts

Skwigly Lightbox Interview With The Talent Behind The Gumball Episode The Puppets And Waiting For Gumball Animated Shorts

Skwigly Lightbox Interview With The Talent Behind The Gumball Episode The Puppets And Waiting For Gumball Animated Shorts

British online animation magazine – Skwigly met up with the talent behind the special The Amazing World of Gumball episode – “The Puppets” and the animated short puppet web-series “Waiting For Gumball” after their presentation with Cartoon Network at last year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Cartoon Network collaborated with London, UK based Blink Industries to produce both the special episode and web series. Blink Industries are known for producing the surreal horror comedy puppet webseries – Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared, created by both Becky Solan and Joseph Pelling. Both Becky and Joseph worked on the special Gumball episode and were interviewed by Skwigly for an new episode of their Lightbox interview series.

Skwigly also interviewed Blink’s Simon Cartwight, who has worked as the director for “Waiting For Gumball”, Simon’s previous work includes the award-winning National Film & Television School short film “Manoman”. The Founder and Creative Director of Blink Industries – James Stevenson Bretton and Tom Stuart – Executive Producer at Blink Industries were also interviewed.

Also, featured in the latest episode of Lightbox are Ben Bocquelet, the creator of The Amazing World of Gumball and series director – Mic Graves, who talk about their experience collaborating with Blink Industries. Previous Gumball collaborative works with external studios include Studio 4°C (Japanese anime style fight scene in the episode “The Fury”), Simon Landrein and Passion Paris (Skateboarding scene in “The Ollie”) and the CRCR Collective (“Make The Most Of It” song scene in the episode “The Kids”).

http://www.skwigly.co.uk/lightbox-gumball-puppets/

Cartoon Network MENA (Middle East and North Africa) has uploaded five episodes from the Waiting For Gumball series onto their official YouTube channel, which can be viewed in a playlist below.

The Amazing World Of Gumball Wins Emile Award For Best TV Writing

The Amazing World Of Gumball Wins Emile Award For Best TV Writing

The Amazing World Of Gumball Wins Emile Award For Best TV Writing

Last night (08/12/2017), was the inaugural European Animation Awards ceremony (also referred to the Emile Awards) in Lille, France and Cartoon Network EMEA’s (Europe, Middle East and Africa) The Amazing World of Gumball has won an award in the “Best Writing in a TV/Broadcast Production” category. The Amazing World of Gumball was also nominated in the “Character Animation in a TV/Broadcast Production” and “Best TV/Broadcast Production” but lost out to Revolting Rhymes. Gumball was also nominated in the “Best Storyboard in a TV/Broadcast Production” category but lost to Shawn The Sheep.

Although this year was the first ever Emile Awards, there was some tough competition, congratulations to Ben Bocquelet and the Gumball writing team for winning the Best TV Writing (for an European produced animated show) award and for achieving a total for four nominations.

Last Friday (1st December), the show’s creator – Ben Bocquelet has announced that he’s finished writing the script for the final episode of The Amazing World of Gumball, although the script-writing for the show has finished, it still be quite some time before the series ends on television.

A list of all Emile Award winners can be viewed via the link below:

http://www.zippyframes.com/index.php/more/awards-prizes/my-life-as-a-zucchini-the-red-turtle-win-2017-emile-awards