Annie Awards 2018 Cartoon Network Nominations

Annie Awards 2018 Cartoon Network Nominations

Annie Awards 2018 Cartoon Network Nominations

ASIFA-Hollywood has released their nominations list for the 45th annual Annie Awards which will be held on Saturday 3rd February 2018, at Royce Hall at UCLA in Los Angeles. The Annie Awards is an annual awards ceremony to honor exceptional animated productions and also honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the art of animation, an Annie Award is a highly regarded accolade for excellence in the field of animation.

Cartoon Network Studios’ We Bare Bears has been nominated in the “Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children” category for the episode “Panda’s Art”, meanwhile Adult Swim has received three nominations in the same category for “Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production”, in the category, Rick and Morty has been nominated for the “Pickle Rick” episode, this year’s Robot Chicken Christmas special – “Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition” has also been nominated. The second episode of the final season of Samurai Jack “XCIII” has also been put forward for the award.

In terms of individual achievement award nominations, Cartoon Network has received two nominations, one for The Amazing World of Gumball and the other for The Powerpuff Girls. The voice of Gumball in The Amazing World of Gumball (from the end of The Copycats episode to present day) – Nicolas Cantu has been nominated for “Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” for the episode “The Grades”. The Powerpuff Girls also receives a individual achievement nomination in the “Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for the episode “Home, Sweet Homesick”, music in the episode was composed by Mike Reagan with lyrics by Bob Boyle.

Adult Swim’s and Cartoon Network Studios’ Samurai Jack has been nominated for three individual achievement awards, Craig Kellman has been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for his work on episode “XCVI”, Scott Wills has been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for episode “XCIII” and Paul Douglas has been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for episodes “XCIII”, “XCIV” and “XCIX”.

Rick and Morty episode writers Ryan Ridley and Dan Guterman have been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for the episode “The Ricklantis Mixup”.

Warner Animation Group’s (owned by Turner’s sister company Warner Bros.) The Lego Batman Movie, has been nominated for three personal awards, the movie’s director – Chris McKay has been nominated for “Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production”, the voice of the Joker – Zach Galifianakis has been nominated for “Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production”. David Burrows, Matt Villa and John Venzon have also been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Feature Production” category.

Cartoon Network Annie Awards 2018 Nominations

Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children

We Bare Bears
Episode: Panda’s Art
Production Company: Cartoon Network Studios

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/production-categories/best-animated-television-broadcast-production-for-children

Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

The Powerpuff Girls
Episode: Home, Sweet Homesick
Production Company: Cartoon Network Studios
Composer: Mike Reagan
Lyricist: Bob Boyle

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-music-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

The Amazing World of Gumball
Episode: The Grades
Production Company: Great Marlborough Productions Ltd (Cartoon Network EMEA)
Voice Actor: Nicolas Cantu
Character: Gumball

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-voice-acting-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Adult Swim Annie Awards 2018 Nominations

Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production

Rick and Morty
Episode: 303 – “Pickle Rick”
Production Company: Williams Street Productions

Robot Chicken
Episode: Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition
Production Company: Stoopid Buddy Stoodios

Samurai Jack
Episode: XCIII
Production Company: Williams Street/Cartoon Network Studios

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/production-categories/best-general-audience-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

Samurai Jack
Episode: XCVI
Production Company: Adult Swim/Cartoon Network Studios
Character Design: Craig Kellman

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-character-design-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

Samurai Jack
Episode: XCIII
Production Company: Adult Swim/Cartoon Network Studios
Production Design: Scott Wills

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-production-design-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

Samurai Jack
Episode: XCIII, XCIV, XCIX
Production Company: Adult Swim
Nominee: Paul Douglas

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-editorial-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

Rick and Morty
Episode: 307 – “The Ricklantis Mixup”
Production Company: Williams Street Productions
Writer: Ryan Ridley
Writer: Dan Guterman

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-writing-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Warner Animation Group Annie Awards 2018 Nominations

Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production

The LEGO Batman Movie
Production Company: Warner Animation Group
Director: Chris McKay

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-directing-in-an-animated-feature-production

Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production

The LEGO Batman Movie
Voice: Zach Galifianakis
Character: Joker

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-voice-acting-in-an-animated-feature-production

Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Feature Production

The LEGO Batman Movie
Production Company: Warner Animation Group
Nominee: David Burrows
Nominee: Matt Villa
Nominee: John Venzon

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-editorial-in-an-animated-feature-production

A full list of all the 45th Annie Awards nominations can be viewed on the link below:

http://annieawards.org/nominees/

Cartoon Network USA Tiggle Winks Pilot Episode

Cartoon Network USA Tiggle Winks Pilot Episode

Cartoon Network USA Tiggle Winks Pilot Episode

Along with the Craig Of The Creek pilot episode, Cartoon Network USA has also uploaded a pilot episode for a new potential animated series called “Tiggle Winks”. Tiggle Winks is created by Myke Chilian, Myke is known for his episode writing and storyboarding on Cartoon Network’s Uncle Grandpa and has worked as a lead designer for the pilot episode of Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty. The pilot follows the surreal adventures of a young boy named Tiggy von Tigglewinks and his cat Gweeseek, both work for The Department of Lost and Found, an organisation that helps people find their missing items and Tiggy and Gweeseek are the best in the business. When sent on a mission by their boss to obtain a piece of ab roller gym equipment (called the Abby-Ka-Dabby) that’s been discontinued, Tiggy and Gweeseek visit the abandoned factory where they used to be made.

Randomly, they come across the girl from the Abby-Ka-Dabby commercial, she’s been looking for her missing dog for years. Her dog was left loose around the factory and while trying to save the dog, she fell into the machine below and the dog left her behind. Tiggy guessed that because of the accident, the girl mutated into a half-human/half Abby-Cadabby monster, and he was right, the monster chases them all the way back to their office, where it was revealed that her dog is actually Tiggy’s boss and both are happily reunited once again.

The pilot episode is not yet available on Cartoon Network USA’s YouTube channel, the only official way to view the pilot episode is by using the Cartoon Network App.

http://www.cartoonnetwork.com

Cartoon Network App Download Links

iTunes (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cartoon-network-app/id404593641?mt=8

Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.turner.cnvideoapp&hl=en

Amazon App Store (Amazon Fire and Android): https://www.amazon.com/Cartoon-Network-App-Episodes-Favorite/dp/B00DDYQCFW

Cartoon Network At MCM Comic Con London Autumn 2017

Cartoon Network At MCM Comic Con London Autumn 2017

Cartoon Network At MCM Comic Con London Autumn 2017

MCM Comic-Con London, the UK’s largest convention dedicated to pop-culture covering every from TV shows, comics and movies will be at the ExCeL convention centre in London from Friday 27th October to Sunday 29th October. The convention is a biannual event, held on the last weekend of May and October. As usual, Cartoon Network will be there with a stand featuring the channel’s most famous characters. The stand will feature a “The Powerpuff Girls Experience”, where convention-goers can get “Powerpuffed” in a special interactive game.

Cartoon Network fans at the convention will also be able to create a video with Adventure Time’s Finn and Jake, or Grizz, Panda and Ice Bear from We Bare Bears or even Steven Universe himself. Also, fans will be able to share their videos for a chance to win some amazing and exclusive prizes from Cartoon Network.

In addition, Cartoon Network UK will reveal some news about The Powerpuff Girls during the convention’s opening day on Friday 27th October. We’ll have to wait and see what its all about. 🙂

Also, kids go free with a paying adult ticket holder, follow the link below for further details and terms.

http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/london/attractions/mcm-kids/

At the convention, Rick and Morty comics illustrator (and Regular Show and The Amazing World of Gumball comic cover artist) – Marc Ellerby will be in the Comic Village and there will be fan-meetups for Steven Universe, Teen Titans/Young Justice and Rick and Morty fans.

http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/london/attractions/comic-village/

http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/london/attractions/mcm-fringe-festival/