Cartoon Network Related Announcements At Annecy Animation Festival 2019 Press Conference

Cartoon Network Related Announcements At Annecy Animation Festival 2019 Press Conference

Cartoon Network Related Announcements At Annecy Animation Festival 2019 Press Conference

Today (15th April), CITIA (the organisers of the annual Annecy Animation Festival, held in Annecy, France) held a press conference for Annecy Animation Festival 2019, which will be held between Monday 10th and Saturday 15th June. According to the press conference and various posts on social media, there will be some Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. Animation related events at this year’s festival. The Annecy Animation Festival also has an animation market side-event called MIFA (French: Marché international du film d’animation, English: International Animation Film Market), which will be open between Tuesday 11th and Friday 14th June. The full programme for the festival will be announced next month.

Looney Tunes Cartoons

The animation festival’s opening ceremony will include the world premiere of Looney Tunes Cartoons, the most ambitious Looney Tunes related animation project since the classic shorts between 1930 and 1969. In addition to the opening ceremony screening, there will be a full Screening Event session on Wednesday 12th June at 4pm with Peter Browngardt (Looney Tunes Cartoons Executive Producer), Alex Kirwan (Looney Tunes Cartoons Production Director), Audrey Diehl (Vice President, Series, Warner Bros. Animation) and Sam Register (President, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series), the session will be held in the Bonlieu Grande salle at the festival and will include an hour and a half of exclusive content.

TV Films in Competition

An episode each of Cartoon Network’s Apple and Onion (Episode: Fafafel’s Fun Day) and The Powerpuff Girls (Episode: The Spoon) have been selected by the festival to take part in the “TV Films in Competition” category, Adult Swim’s The Shivering Truth (Episode: Chaos Beknownst) and Tigtone (Episode: Tigtone and Those Elemental Kings) have also been selected in the same category.

Apple and Onion: https://www.annecy.org/programme/index:film-20191483
The Powerpuff Girls: https://www.annecy.org/programme/index:film-20190534
The Shivering Truth: https://www.annecy.org/programme/index:film-20193131
Tigtone: https://www.annecy.org/programme/index:film-20193053

https://www.annecy.org/programme:tvc

Scoob! Movie Work In Progress

Warner Bros. Animation will be at this year’s Annecy Animation Festival in a Work In Progress session regarding the development of the upcoming Scooby-Doo! theatrical movie – Scoob!, which will be released in the United States on 15th May 2020. In the new movie, Shaggy, Scooby-Doo, Fred, Daphne, and Velma team up with many other characters from Hanna-Barbera universe to save the world from Dick Dastardly and his evil plans.

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/scooby-doo-movie-star-will-forte-gina-rodriguez-tracy-morgan-1177354

https://www.annecy.org/

https://www.citia.org/

Irish Animation Studio Salty Dog Pictures To Help Animate New Flintstones Spin-Off Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs!

Irish Animation Studio Salty Dog Pictures To Help Animate New Flintstones Spin-Off Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs!

Irish Animation Studio Salty Dog Pictures To Help Animate New Flintstones Spin-Off Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs!

Warner Bros. Animation is working with Dublin, Ireland based animation studio – Salty Dog Pictures to help produce the new spin-off series based on Hanna-Barbera’s The Flintstones – Yabba Dabba Dinosaurs!.

In the brand new series, Pebbles, Bamm-Bamm and Dino go on an adventure outside Bedrock and head out to the open wilderness inhabited by dinosaurs and giant beasts. In the open wilderness, they meet and help new friends, meet and fight new enemies and learn lessons about life. The brand new show is a quarter-hour comedy series produced by Mark Marek (MAD) and Marly Halpern-Graser (Right Now Kapow) with Sam Register as executive producer, the new show will premiere on the Boomerang app in the United States in 2019. Salty Dog Pictures will be providing overseas animation services for the new show.

Salty Dog Pictures recently worked on the Saturday Night Live animation – The David S Pumpkins Halloween Special and the studio is currently developing its first animated sitcom – The Mooneys, which is a futuristic comedy about an Irish-American family who move to a moon colony. Other productions by the studio include The Travels of The Young Marco Polo and Brewster the Rooster. The studio currently has two animated shows in production – The Petal People and P.A.L.S. (Paper Airplane Lions Squad).

http://www.c21media.net/warner-bros-unearths-flintstones-spin-off/

https://www.awn.com/news/irelands-salty-dog-pictures-headed-bedrock

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/05/boomerang-usas-streaming-app-announces-upfront-second-year-new-scooby-doo-series-scooby-doo-guess-new-flintstones-spinoff-yabba-dabba-dinosaurs/

https://twitter.com/SaltyDogPics

http://saltydogpictures.net/

Warner Bros. Animation Announces New Looney Tunes Shortform Episodes

Warner Bros. Animation Announces New Looney Tunes Shortform Episodes

Warner Bros. Animation Announces New Looney Tunes Shortform Episodes

During the Annecy Animation Festival this week, Warner Bros. Animation has announced that it will produce new Looney Tunes shortform content called “Looney Tunes Cartoons” which will feature classic cartoons icons such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety and more. Each cartoon episode will vary from one to six minutes in length, each featuring the animator’s personality and style, fifty episodes are currently in production. The new Looney Tunes cartoons will be available on multiple platforms and formats including digital, mobile and television and each season will have a total of 1,000 minutes of content which is expected to be released in 2019.

Warner Bros. Animation will emulate the high production value and process of the original Looney Tunes theatrical shorts, with episode storytelling driven by each cartoonist. At Annecy Animation Festival’s MIFA (French: Marché international du film d’animation, English: International Animation Film Market), Warner Bros. Animation has showcased a sneak peek of the new content with an animated short called “The Curse of the Monkey Bird”, the animated short had a strongly positive response at the festival. The animated short was shown as part of Warner Animation Group’s and Warner Bros. Animation’s Look Ahead event which was held in Annecy yesterday (11/06/2018), which also included sneak peeks of Teen Titans Go! To The Movies, Smallfoot and also The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part.

https://www.annecy.org/programme:en/index:rdv-200001500955

The new Looney Tunes cartoons will feature experienced Looney Tunes voice cast members including Eric Bauza (voice of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Tweety in the new shorts), Jeff Bergman and Bob Bergen. Sam Register (Teen Titans Go! executive producer and creator of Cartoon Network’s HiHi Puffy AmiYumi) and Peter Browngardt (Creator of Uncle Grandpa and Secret Mountain Fort Awesome) serve as executive producers.

Sam Register, the president of Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series, said: “Looney Tunes Cartoons places these characters into the hands of some of the best artists in the business and into an animated shorts format that will remind many of the time when they first fell in love with Bugs, Daffy, Porky and the rest of the gang.”

According to Peter Browngardt, he wanted to go back to the late 1930s, early 1940’s Looney Tunes art style, which he refers to as “super irreverent, super bananas and high energy”.

In other Annecy related news, Cartoon Network will host its popular Picnic By the Lake event on Thursday 14th June (12.30pm to 2.30pm), the event will be held in partnership with Warner Bros. Animation to help promote the cinema release of Teen Titans Go! To The Movies.

From The Warner Bros. Animation Press Release: Warner Bros. Animation Launches New Short-Form Content Program Looney Tunes Cartoons

Warner Bros. Animation is announcing its most ambitious Looney Tunes content initiative to date with Looney Tunes Cartoons, a series of new short form cartoons starring the iconic and beloved Looney Tunes characters. With multiple artists employing a visual style that will resonate with fans, each “season” will produce 1,000 minutes of all-new Looney Tunes animation that will be distributed across multiple platforms – including digital, mobile and broadcast.

Looney Tunes Cartoons echoes the high production value and process of the original Looney Tunes theatrical shorts with a cartoonist-driven approach to storytelling. Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and other marquee Looney Tunes characters will be featured in their classic pairings in simple, gag-driven and visually vibrant stories. Each cartoon will vary from one to six minutes in length and, from the premise on through to the jokes, will be “written” and drawn by the cartoonists allowing their own personality and style to come through in each cartoon.

“The Looney Tunes are one of the most beloved group of animated characters in the world” said Sam Register, President, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series. “Looney Tunes Cartoons places these characters into the hands of some of the best artists in the business and into an animated shorts format that will remind many of the time when they first fell in love with Bugs, Daffy, Porky and the rest of the gang.”

Looney Tunes Cartoons is produced by Warner Bros. Animation and features veteran Looney Tunes voice cast members including Eric Bauza, Jeff Bergman and Bob Bergen. Sam Register (Teen Titans Go!) and Peter Browngardt (Uncle Grandpa) serve as executive producers.

http://www.c21media.net/warner-bros-debuts-new-looney-tunes/

https://variety.com/2018/film/festivals/warner-bros-looney-tunes-thunderous-reception-annecy-1202841353/

http://kidscreen.com/2018/06/12/warner-bros-launches-new-short-form-looney-tunes-content/

http://www.timewarner.com/newsroom/press-releases/2018/06/13/warner-bros-animation-launches-new-short-form-content-program