Cartoon Network Latin America And Pixelatl Announces Girl Power: Pitch Me The Future Finalists

Cartoon Network Latin America And Pixelatl Announces Girl Power: Pitch Me The Future Finalists

Cartoon Network Latin America And Pixelatl Announces Girl Power: Pitch Me The Future Finalists

On Tuesday this week (14th August), Cartoon Network Latin America and Pixelatl has announced the finalists for the Girl Power: Pitch Me The Future show pitching competition, a total of ten finalists were chosen. The winners were announced on social media.

The pitching competition is an opportunity for female animators and creators living in Latin America to pitch their original show ideas to Cartoon Network. The competition’s finalists will have the chance to pitch their ideas in-front of Cartoon Network executives at the festival. This year’s Pixelatl festival will take place in Cuernavaca, Mexico between Tuesday 4th and Saturday 8th September.

Congratulations to the ten finalists and best of luck at the festival!

List of all the Girl Power: Pitch Me The Future finalists:

Romy Little Apple and Dr Broccoli by Karen Acosta from Hidalgo, Mexico

El Circo de los Hermanos (The Circus of the Twin Brothers) by Jesica Yamile Aran from Argentina

Lisa Estufas (Smooth Stoves) by Daniela and Mariana Delgado from Mexico City, Mexico

Witchlike by Mirelle Ortega Molina from Veracruz, Mexico

Escuadrón Basura (Garbage Squad) by Jimena Montañez Arica from Peru

Cuatro Caminos (Four Roads) by Karen Acosta and Ross Marisin from Hidalgo, Mexico

Useless by Colectivo Xixo from Mexico

El Bosque Olvidado (The Forgotten Forest) by Madelein Treviño from Nuevo León, Mexico

Garrido Legacy by Florencia “Ootoro” Torres from Hidalgo, Mexico

Baddie and Maddie by Julieta Colás from Nuevo León, Mexico

Other Cartoon Network Related Pixelatl Festival 2018 News:

Axur Eneas, the creator of “Toontorials” and winner of Pixelatl’s and Cartoon Network’s Pitch Me Evolution 2017 competition has been invited as a special guest at this year’s Pixelatl festival.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/09/toontorials-winner-of-cartoon-network-latin-americas-and-pixelatls-pitch-me-evolution-competition/

https://www.elfestival.mx/2018/es-MX/invitados/1288/63/Axur_Eneas.html

Congratulations to Addi Rosales, Andi Lopez, Andrés Caraveo, Ángel Cervantes, Mario González, René Velázquez and Tomaco Sunderland for winning the Viking Tales fan art jam competition – “Vinkingos”, competition winners will receive a Forum Passport which will give them access to this year’s Pixelatl Festival.

In addition to the Steven Universe show-writing lecture, Steven Universe production staff members – Kat Morris (Supervising Director, screenwriter and storyboard artist) and Hilary Florido (Storyboard artist) will also be having an informal networking session with industry professionals on Saturday 8th September at 11am.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/content/83/1429/Encuentro_profesional_con_Kat_Morris_y_Hillary_Florido.html

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/08/more-info-about-cartoon-network-events-and-guests-at-pixelatl-festival-2018-villainous-panel-and-pilot-steven-universe-keynote-viking-tales-talk/

https://elfestival.mx

UK Cable TV Company Virgin Media’s TV Go App Now Has Download Functionality For Cartoon Network Boxsets

UK Cable TV Company Virgin Media's TV Go App Now Has Download Functionality For Cartoon Network Boxsets

UK Cable TV Company Virgin Media’s TV Go App Now Has Download Functionality For Cartoon Network Boxsets

British cable television provider – Virgin Media (owned by international cable giant – Liberty Global) has added download functionality on its TV Go mobile app. Virgin TV Full House and VIP subscribers can now download on-demand boxsets from a selection of channels including Cartoon Network. Cartoon Network shows available on Virgin Media’s on-demand service include The Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10 (Classic and Reboot), Steven Universe and Regular Show. Other channels that now have on-demand boxset download functionality include Crime + Investigation, Food Network, History, FOX, Lifetime, Nickelodeon, Travel Channel, Comedy Central, National Geographic and Syfy. ABC Studios and Virgin TV exclusive boxsets can now also be downloaded.

Customers can download shows over WiFi, 4G or 3G in the UK or anywhere in the European Union. Any programme downloaded before traveling outside the UK or EU can be watched anywhere in the world offline within 48 hours.

Commenting on the new boxset download functionality: David Bouchier, Virgin Media’s chief digital entertainment officer, said:

“Whether it’s bingeing on a box set on the beach or catching up on a comedy on a plane or train, our customers can download the best entertainment on the box direct to their phones or tablets with the Virgin TV Go app.”

Virgin TV Go App Download Links:

Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.lgi.virgintvgo&hl=en_GB

iTunes App Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/virgin-tv-go/id1279877804

https://www.digitaltveurope.com/2018/08/13/virgin-media-introduces-download-feature-on-virgin-tv-go-app/

https://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2018/08/13/virgin-tv-go-app-adds-download-feature/

More Info About Cartoon Network Events And Guests At Pixelatl Festival 2018: Villainous Panel And Pilot, Steven Universe Keynote, Viking Tales Talk

More Info About Cartoon Network Events And Guests At Pixelatl Festival 2018: Villainous Panel And Pilot, Steven Universe Keynote, Viking Tales Talk

More Info About Cartoon Network Events And Guests At Pixelatl Festival 2018: Villainous Panel And Pilot, Steven Universe Keynote, Viking Tales Talk

Pixelatl has announced more special guests that will be attending their animation, video games and comics festival next month, this year’s Pixelatl festival will be held between Tuesday 4th and Saturday 8th September, also a panel for Cartoon Network Latin America’s popular short-form series – Villainous, new short-form series – Viking Tales and a keynote lecture about show-writing on Cartoon Network Studios’ Steven Universe.

The Villainous panel is called “Villainous: Mexican Talent Without Limits” (Spanish Title: “Villanos: Sin límites”) and will be held on Saturday 8th September at 1.30pm. During the panel, the show’s creator – Alan Ituriel will be showing unpublished material including never seen before scenes, a brand new villain orientation video, and also a preview of the pilot for the series.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/content/72/1350/Villainous_Mexican_talent_without_limits.html

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1282/63/Alan_Ituriel.html

For the Steven Universe show-writing lecture – “Writing Steven’s Universe” (Spanish Title: “Escribiendo el universo de Steven”), Crewniverse members – Kat Morris (Supervising Director, screenwriter and storyboard artist) and Hilary Florido (Storyboard artist) will show and explain the show’s character development, all the way from the first thumbnails that were produced and also the storyboarding and directing process during the production of a episode. The Steven Universe lecture will be held on Thursday 6th September at 1.30pm.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/content/72/1342/Escribiendo_el_universo_de_Steven.html

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1265/63/Kat_Morris.html

Ivanobich Verduzco, the creator of Cartoon Network Latin America’s brand new animated short-form series – Viking Tales (Spanish title: Vikingos) will also be speaking at the festival on Thursday 6th September at 4pm. Mighty Animation, the company that produces the series and Ivanobich Verduzco were the winners of Pixelatl’s Ideatoon competition in 2016. During the session, Ivanobich will talk about the future of the series and what’s next for Reidar and his friends.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/content/72/1349/Cartoon_Network_introduces_Vikingos.html

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1237/63/Ivanobich_Verduzco.html

Cartoon Network Latin America and Mexican animation festival Pixelatl have teamed up once again for a animation pitching contest – Girl Power: Pitch Me The Future. The pitching competition will be an opportunity for female animators and creators to pitch their show ideas to Cartoon Network, however potential projects must fit into Cartoon Network’s editorial values, must be a original idea and different to anything else currently on the channel and must have a multiplatform approach, this may include short-form content or offer an interactive experience. Today, this year’s pitching competition finalists will be announced on Pixelatl’s social media accounts. The competition’s finalists will have the chance to pitch their ideas in-front of Cartoon Network executives at the festival.

Adventure Time director (53 episodes) and creator of Cartoon Network’s Welcome To My Life animated short – Elizabeth Ito will also be at the festival.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1256/63/Elizabeth_Ito.html

The vice president of animation at Adult Swim – Ollie Green, known for her production work on Rick and Morty, Robot Chicken and many other series, will also be at the festival as a special guest.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1228/63/Ollie_Green.html

Also attending the festival is Jayro Giron, Manager of Creative Affairs at Warner Bros. Animation, he has direct involvement of developing new original shows based on new ideas and based on existing successful properties from the Warner Bros. Animation library, Jayro oversees the production of the Wacky Races reboot and The Tom and Jerry Show.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1263/63/Jayro_Giron.html

Former Senior Vice President of Original Animation for Cartoon Network – Linda Simensky will speaking her own masterclass session “The Future Of Children’s Content” which will take place on Thursday 6th September at 10.30am. Linda was behind the development of Cartoon Network’s original “Cartoon Cartoons” animated shows including The Powerpuff Girls, Samurai Jack, Courage The Cowardly Dog, Ed, Edd n Eddy and many more.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/content/72/1364/The_future_of_children%E2%80%99s_content.html

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1276/63/Linda_Simensky.html

TBS’s Final Space’s art director – Devin “DVO” Roth will also be at Pixelatl.

https://elfestival.mx/2018/en-US/speakers/1243/63/Devin_DVO_Roth.html

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/07/pixelatl-2018-special-guests-alan-ituriel-creator-cartoon-networks-villainous-ollie-green-vp-animated-production-adult-swim/

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/07/pixelatl-2018-ivanobich-verduzco-creator-of-cartoon-network-latin-americas-viking-tales-invited-as-special-guest/

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/07/cartoon-network-latin-america-teams-pixelatl-animation-pitch-competition-girl-power-pitch-future/

https://elfestival.mx/