The Amazing World Of Gumball Wins Three 2018 British Animation Awards

The Amazing World Of Gumball Wins Three 2018 British Animation Awards

The Amazing World Of Gumball Wins Three 2018 British Animation Awards

Last night (15th March) was the 2018 British Animation Awards (BAAs) at BFI (British Film Institute) Southbank in London and Cartoon Network’s animated comedy show – The Amazing World of Gumball won three awards, including “Best Children’s Series”, “Best Voice Performance” and also the “Children’s Choice” award. The British Animation Awards celebrates the very best of the British animation industry. The Amazing World of Gumball has won a total of 32 awards since premiering on Cartoon Network in 2011, the show is now in its sixth season and was Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe’s debut series. The show is produced at CN’s studio in London’s Shoreditch district.

The Amazing World of Gumball won the award for “Best Children’s Series” for the episode – “The Copycats”, in the episode, The Wattersons encounter a family that’s (almost) identical to theirs and they annoyingly mimic everything they do, the show also won the “Children’s Choice” award for the same episode.

The voice of Nicole Watterson – Teresa Gallagher has won the award for “Best Voice Performance” for her voice acting in The Amazing World of Gumball episode “The Choices”, in the episode, Nicole has a flashback to when she was younger and reflects on the decisions she has made in life, such as having a family with Richard, after looking at the other possible outcomes, she realises that she made the right decision after all.

Congratulations to show creator – Ben Bocquelet, series director – Mic Graves, voice actress – Teresa Gallagher and to the whole crew at Cartoon Network’s animation studio in London.

From The Turner UK Press Release: The Amazing World of Gumball Scoops Three British Animation Awards

Cartoon Network’s comedy show, The Amazing World of Gumball, picked up three awards last night at the British Animation Awards (BAAs), taking home ‘Best Children’s Series’, ‘Best Voice Performance’ for Teresa Gallagher’s work voicing the mother Nicole Watterson in the hit animation and the ‘Children’s Choice’ award.

The three BAA wins take the show’s tally up to a whopping 32 international awards since launch on Cartoon Network in 2011. The popular cartoon follows the misadventures of twelve-year-old Gumball and his unconventional family in the wonderful town of Elmore.

Pierre Branco, SVP Turner Northern Europe, says: “It is a great honour to see Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball recognised by the British Animation Awards. The show is homegrown in London and these awards are a huge testament to the creativity and passion of the team behind it, who make it the success it is today.”

Now in its sixth season, The Amazing World of Gumball is the debut series from the EMEA development studio based in London. The show is unique mixed media format; combining 2D and 3D animation with live action, creating a visually distinctive appeal.

Catch The Amazing World of Gumball every day at 8am and 5pm on Cartoon Network.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/01/cartoon-network-british-animation-awards-2018-nominations/

http://www.britishanimationawards.com/

A list of all the winners at this year’s British Animation Awards, can be viewed on Skwigly’s website on the link below:

http://www.skwigly.co.uk/jayne-pilling-steps-down-as-director-of-british-animation-awards-baa-winners-2018/

http://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk/show/gumball

Joss Duffield Hired As Turner UK And Northern Europe Syndication Director

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Joss Duffield

Joss Duffield Hired As Turner UK And Northern Europe Syndication Director

Turner UK has announced the appointment of Joss Duffield as Syndication Director, in her new role she will oversee all licensing deals in the UK and the Nordic countries for Turner’s general entertainment and kids content that originate from the company’s brands which include Cartoon Network, TNT, TBS, TruTV and Adult Swim. Before working at Turner, she was vice president of distribution and sales at FMI (FremantleMedia International), where she was selling kids shows to a global market.

Prior to working at FMI, she worked at A+E Networks and Entertainment One and she was also Director of Sales at Turner between 2010 to 2011. In her new role, she will report to the Senior VP of Turner UK and Northern Europe – Pierre Branco and will also work closely with Turner EMEA’s (Europe, Middle East and Africa) VP of Media Distribution – Humphrey Black.

Commenting on Joss’s appointment, Pierre Branco said:

“Joss brings a wealth of experience to this role, at a time of significant growth for our business in the region. Alongside our core channel business, we are continuing to develop new platform partnerships and innovative ways to exploit our rich programming inventory and Joss’ expertise will be vital in driving forward our strategy across these key markets.”

http://tbivision.com/2018/02/23/turner-poaches-fremantle-exec-for-uk-euro-sales/

http://www.c21media.net/turner-re-hires-duffield/

Jaime Ondarza Assumes Role As General Manager Of Turner France and Africa, Guillaume Coffin Promoted, Julien Borde Hired As Director Of Channels

Jaime Ondarza Assumes Role As General Manager Of Turner France and Africa, Guillaume Coffin Promoted, Julien Borde Hired As Director Of Channels

Jaime Ondarza Assumes Role As General Manager Of Turner France and Africa, Guillaume Coffin Promoted, Julien Borde Hired As Director Of Channels

Today (30/01/2018), Turner EMEA has announced that Jaime Ondarza, the Senior Vice President of Turner Southern Europe and Africa will keep the responsibility of General Manager for Turner’s operations in France and Africa. He will stay on to oversee all of Turner’s operations in France and other French speaking countries, sub-Saharan Africa and Israel, he has already been in the role temporarily since Pierre Branco left last June to manage Turner UK and Northern Europe. Turner’s HQ for the French and African market is based in Neuilly-Sur-Seine outside of central Paris.

In addition, Guillaume Coffin has been promoted to Vice President of Sales and Business Development and will be responsible for the company’s commercial activities in France, French-speaking territories, Africa and Israel (which includes channel distribution, advertising, programme sales and digital revenues).

Julien Borde, Director of Digital Programming at France Télévisions, has been hired in a newly created position – Director of Channels. In this new role, he will be responsible for all editorial activities of Turner’s children and cinema/series brands (includes Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Boing, Toonami, TCM and Warner TV) including programming and marketing in the French and African region.

http://www.cbnews.fr/mouvements/turner-met-en-place-une-nouvelle-organisation-regionale-a1040223

http://www.lefilmfrancais.com/television/135611/julien-borde-rejoint-turner