Art Of The Hero Panel At Cartoon Network 25th Anniversary Exhibit Tomorrow 7th October 2017
Tomorrow (07/10/2017) at 11am, in the Cartoon Network 25th Anniversary exhibition at The Paley Center for Media in New York will be a special panel event called “Art Of The Hero”, which is about Cartoon Network’s popular comedy action animation shows most particularly Ben 10 and OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes. Both Ian Jones-Quartey (Creator of OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes) and John Fang (Producer for Ben 10) will be there as special guests and will talk about how they got a career in animation, offer advice to aspiring artists and will even share a few secrets about the channel’s famous heroes.
Art Of The Hero is a free event on a RSVP basis (email [email protected] to RSVP) and coincides with New York Comic Con 2017 this weekend (Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th October), this is the exhibition’s final weekend at the Paley Center in New York, the exhibition will also run at The Paley Center’s museum in Los Angeles from Saturday 14th October to Sunday 19th November.
Today (05/10/2017) on the opening day of New York Comic Con 2017 (05/10/2017 – 08/10/2017), there was a panel for Cartoon Network’s cult animated show – Steven Universe, the special event took place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. The special event was filled with musical moments, sneak peeks and an opportunity for fans to ask the panel questions. The show’s creator – Rebecca Sugar was there, along with mystery guests Zach Callison (Voice of Steven Universe), Michaela Dietz (Voice of Amethyst), Deedee Magno Hall (Voice of Pearl), Grace Rolek (voice of Connie) and Tom Scharpling (voice of Greg Universe). The panel was moderated by journalist – Eric Thurm.
During the panel many songs from the show were performed in front of fans including “Don’t Cost Nothing” from the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy nominated episode – Mr. Greg, “It’s Over” also from the same episode and a brand new song “Escapism” performed by Rebecca Sugar. Also during the panel, a sneak peek of an upcoming episode – “Dewey Wins” was shown.
Dewey Wins Sneak Peek:
People who asked questions were given a “I am Made Of Love” T-shirt, a reference to a lyric from the song – “Stronger Than You”, also referring to Ruby and Sapphire – the two fused gems that formed together to form Garnet.
Also on this Saturday (07/10/2017) at New York Comic Con, there will be a combined OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes, Ben 10 and Teen Titans Go! panel called “Cartoon Network Presents: Let’s Be Heroes!”, attending the panel will be Ian Jones-Quartey (Creator of OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes! and voice of Rad), Ashly Burch (voice of Enid from OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes), John Fang (Executive Producer of Ben 10), Greg Cipes (voice of Stinkfly from Ben 10 and Beast Boy from Teen Titans Go!), Peter Michail (Director of Teen Titans Go!) and Tara Strong (voice of Raven from Teen Titans Go! and Ben Tennyson from Ben 10).
New York Comic Con 2017 Cartoon Network Events Schedule
Cartoon Network will be at New York Comic Con 2017 on Thursday 5th October to Sunday 8th October and will be held at the Javits Center. New York Comic Con is the largest annual pop-culture convention on East Coast of the United States. At the convention this year, there will be four different Cartoon Network events, including a costume party and competition. On Thursday 5th September, Steven Universe show creator – Rebecca Sugar will be speaking at a Steven Universe panel alongside with some unannounced voice actors from the show, there will be singing too and some exclusive info about the gem’s Homeworld. Later on Thursday is a “Creating a Career in Animation” panel with Rebecca Sugar (Creator of Steven Universe), Mike Roth (creative director, writer, supervising producer, and storyboard artist for Regular Show). Also attending the “Creating a Career in Animation” panel is Phil Rynda (VP, Artist Development at Nickelodeon) and Angie Wojak, the Career Development Director at the New York School of Visual Arts will be moderating the panel.
On Saturday 7th October, there will be a combined OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes, Ben 10 and Teen Titans Go! panel called “Cartoon Network Presents: Let’s Be Heroes!”, attending the panel will be Ian Jones-Quartey (Creator of OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes! and voice of Rad), Ashly Burch (voice of Enid from OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes), John Fang (Executive Producer of Ben 10), Greg Cipes (voice of Stinkfly from Ben 10 and Beast Boy from Teen Titans Go!), Peter Michail (Director of Teen Titans Go!) and Tara Strong (voice of Raven from Teen Titans Go! and Ben Tennyson from Ben 10).
Finally on Sunday 8th October is the Cartoon Network Costume Party, a special event filled with prizes, games and sneak peeks for some upcoming episodes. The first 500 kids in costume will receive a prize. Greg Cipes, Ashly Burch, Tara Strong and Eric Bauza will be at the event as guest judges and will pick the winners wearing the best costumes.
List Of All Cartoon Network Events At New York Comic Con 2017: Thursday 5th October – Sunday 8th October
Thursday 5th October
Cartoon Network Presents: Steven Universe
10.30am to 11.30am, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St
If you’re “made of love,” you won’t want to miss this special event! There will be singing. There will be news from Homeworld. There will be Rebecca Sugar. Need we say more? Ok, we’ll tell you one more thing… There will be voice talent but you’ll have to come by to find out who. Be there!
Join some of the industry’s best-known creatives as they discuss navigating the business. Rebecca Sugar (Creator, Steven Universe), Mike Roth (Co-executive producer, Cartoon Network), and Phil Rynda (VP, Artist Development, Nickelodeon) will speak. As each panelist is an SVA alumnus, they will address studying in New York City and then moving to LA. Moderator: Angie Wojak, SVA Career Development Director.
It’s seriously hero time! Special guests from three of Cartoon Network’s fiercest action series come together to share news, sneak clips and answer your questions. Get all your hero tips from Ian Jones-Quartey (Creator & voice of Rad, OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes!), Ashly Burch (voice of Enid, OK, K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes), John Fang (Executive Producer Ben 10), Greg Cipes (voice of Stinkfly, Ben 10 and Beast Boy, Teen Titans Go!), Peter Michail (Director Teen Titans Go!) & Tara Strong (voice of Raven, Teen Titans Go! and Ben, Ben 10.)
10.30am to 12pm, Hammerstein Ballroom – 311 W 34th St
Cartoon Network is proud to host THE premiere event for families at NYCC! We’re blowing out this year’s costume ball with a bigger room, fun games, tons of prizes and some new new new new sneak peeks. The first 500 kids who arrive in costume will receive a special prize! Guest judges include Greg Cipes (voice of Stinkfly, Ben 10 and Beast Boy, Teen Titans Go!), Ashly Burch (voice of Enid, OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes) and Tara Strong (voice of Ben, Ben 10 and Raven, Teen Titans Go!). Hosted by the guy who performs voices in all of our shows, Eric Bauza. See you there!