Cartoon Network Wins Three Final 2018 Asian Academy Creative Awards

Cartoon Network Wins Three 2018 Asian Academy Creative Awards

Cartoon Network Wins Three 2018 Asian Academy Creative Awards

On 6th December was the inaugural Asian Academy Creative Awards (known as the AACAs or AAAs) in Singapore, the awards ceremony is considered to be the Asia-Pacific regional equivalent of the International Emmy Awards. In total, Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific has won three final winner awards, one for Lamput (with India’s Vaibhav Studios) for “Best 2D Programme or Series” and also two for Bill and Tony (animated by Australian studio – Flying Gherkin). Bill and Tony won the “Best 3D Animated Programme/Series” award as well as the “Best Children’s Animated Programme or Series” award.

In terms of country/regional level winners (aka finalists for the final winner awards), Cartoon Network India’s Roll No.21 won an award in the “Best Children’s Programme (One Off/Special)” category for the “Kris aur ulta pulta time” special. Lamput also won country level awards (India) in the following categories: “Best Short Form Content”, “Best 2D Programme or Series” (also overall final winner) and “Best Children’s Animated Programme or Series”. Bill and Tony won the following country level awards (Australia): “Best Children’s Animated Programme or Series” and “Best 3D Animated Programme/Series”, Bill and Tony also became the overall final winner in both categories. The mobile game – We Bare Bears Match3 Repairs made by mobile game developer SundayToz in co-operation with Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific has also won a country level award in the “Best Video Game” category. We Bare Bears Match3 Repairs also featured in the 2018 top-5 mobile game in Google’s People’s Choice Awards.

Turner’s CNN also won a total of five overall final winner awards including “Best Documentary Programme” for Secret State inside North Korea “Best News or Current Affairs Presenter” for Kristie Lu Stout, “Best Single News Story/Report” for Punggye-ri: Nuclear Site Destruction, “Best News Programme” for News Stream and also “Best Lifestyle Programme” for Business Traveller.

Turner Japan (which includes brands such as MondoTV and TABI Channel) have won three country-level awards, for “Best Theme Song” (Shikoku Pilgrim by Walk), “Best Lifestyle Programme” (Japanese Vintage Car: Restoration Factory) and for “Best Documentary Series” (Shikoku Pilgrim by Walk).

Also on 3rd and 4th December in Singapore was the PromaxBDA Asia Awards, an award ceremony that celebrates excellence in marketing in the Asia-Pacific region. At the PromaxBDA Asia Awards, Cartoon Network won a Gold Award for “Best Children’s Promo” for Ben 10, CN also won another Gold Award for “Best Children’s Campaign” also for Ben 10. CN also won a Gold Award for “Best Integrated Marketing Campaign” for its advertising partnership with Grab – a ride request service in the Philippines, as part of the campaign, some Grab taxis featured special Cartoon Network branding with cartoon character designs. Warner TV Asia also won a Silver Award in the “Best Script” category for its “9 Is The Time” Monday to Saturday programming block campaign.

http://www.promaxasia.tv/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/AS18-Winners-LIST-Website.pdf

From The Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Turner’s Kids And News Channels Win Big At Inaugural Asian Academy Creative Awards

CNN and Cartoon Network won eight honours – also known as “Goddess of Creativity” wins – at the Asian Academy Creative Awards on December 6, the region’s version of the International Emmy Awards.

CNN and CNN Vision, its global production powerhouse, won five awards for reporting and programming in the region, and went into the awards with 13 national wins from across eight different countries (Hong Kong, Australia, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam and Bangladesh).

Cartoon Network took home three awards. Lamput won “Best 2D Animated Programme or Series,” and Bill & Tony won “Best 3D Animated Programme or Series” and “Best Children’s Animated Programme or Series.” The kids network also scored a further 10 national wins for its shows in Australia, India and Japan, where three were for Turner’s other entertainment brands MondoTV and TABI Channel.

In Korea, there was a country win for We Bare Bears Match3 Repairs (which also featured in the 2018 top-5 mobile game in Google’s People’s Choice Awards). Cartoon Network’s Bears walked the AACA red carpet in triumph on December 7.

Earlier in the week, also in Singapore, Turner secured four gongs at PromaxBDA Asia awards for campaigns and promos on Cartoon Network and Warner TV.

Held in conjunction with Asia Television Forum in Singapore, the Asian Academy Creative Awards are part of the Singapore Media Festival.

Overview of Turner’s regional AACA awards:

CNN

Best Documentary Programme: Secret State inside North Korea
Best News or Current Affairs Presenter: Kristie Lu Stout
Best Single News Story/Report: Punggye-ri: Nuclear Site Destruction
Best News Programme: News Stream
Best Lifestyle Programme: Business Traveller

Cartoon Network

Best 2D Animated Programme or Series: Lamput by Cartoon Network
Best 3D Animated Programme/Series: Bill & Tony by Cartoon Network
Best Children’s Animated Programme/Series: Bill & Tony by Cartoon Network

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Cartoon Network Games’ And South Korean Game Developer SundayToz’s We Bare Bears Match3 Repairs Game Is Now Available Worldwide

Cartoon Network Games' And South Korean Game Developer SundayToz's We Bare Bears Match3 Repairs Game Is Now Available Worldwide

Cartoon Network Games’ And South Korean Game Developer SundayToz’s We Bare Bears Match3 Repairs Game Is Now Available Worldwide

Today (29th May), Cartoon Network Games and South Korea games developer – SundayToz have launched a new game based on Cartoon Network’s We Bare Bears called “We Bare Bears Match3 Repairs”, the new mobile game is now available to download worldwide, the game was soft-launched in South Korea in January this year. The new game is a match-3 puzzle game, where the player helps Grizz, Panda and Ice Bear fix their cave, alongside match-3 style gameplay, there’s also various missions like rescuing seals, finding hidden wildlife, activating drones and much more. In the game, players will be able to collect power-ups such as crabs, skunks and Ice Bear’s vacuum cleaner to score big combos.

Also the Bears’ cave isn’t the only place that needs fixing, there’s also other areas such as the campground and the Food Truck Park that needs to be repaired, players can also decorate each area with special items that are collected during gameplay. In South Korea, the mobile game was ranked number one in the iTunes App Store and Google Play at launch, the game has already reached the three million downloads mark and is still among the top ten puzzle games. The game is free, but offers in-app purchases.

We Bare Bears Match3 Repairs Game Preview

We Bare Bears Creator – Daniel Chong Plays The Korean Version Of We Bare Bears Match3 Repairs

Download Links

Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sundaytoz.astoveeu.wbb

iTunes App Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/we-bare-bears-match3-repairs/id1343552492?mt=8

From The Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Cartoon Network and SundayToz release We Bare Bears Match3 Repairs worldwide: Play exciting match-3 puzzles and take on missions to help Grizz, Panda and Ice Bear fix up their home!

Cartoon Network and Korean game developer SundayToz have launched We Bare Bears Match3 Repairs, a new global match-3 puzzle game based on Cartoon Network’s hit animated series We Bare Bears, about three bear brothers trying to get by in the world of humans.

Help Grizz, Panda and Ice Bear fix up their cave with fun and challenging match-3-style gameplay and unique missions like rescuing seals, finding hidden wildlife, activating drones and more. Use power-ups like crabs, skunks and Ice Bear’s Vacuum Pal to rack up huge combos.

Build up the bears’ cave and other areas like the Campground and the Food Truck Park, decorating them with special items and objects you collect throughout the adventure.

Launched in Korea in January 2018 as We Bare Bears: The Puzzle, the mobile game was #1 overall in both Apple App store and Google Play at release, has amassed nearly 3 million downloads, and remains in the top ten for puzzle games.

We Bare Bears Match3 Repairs is free to download with in-app purchases today on iOS devices via the App Store, as well as Android smartphones and tablets through Google Play.

Use this smart link to download to your device: https://smart.link/5aba0451340c7

See a preview of the action here https://youtu.be/R-3R6zke0bk and watch Daniel Chong, creator of We Bare Bears, attempt to play the Korean version of the game here: https://youtu.be/8R2ekloxZcI

About SundayToz

Established in 2009, mobile game developer SundayToz released and serviced Korea’s mega selling game ‘Anipang’ in 2013 upon the introduction of smartphones. Currently, SundayToz is servicing over 10 different mobile games utlilizing self-developed Anipang, mobile games of various external IPs, HTML5 based mobile games, etc. SundayToz is recognized for its world class developing ability in the Korean mobile game market, which is often referred to as one of the top 5 markets in the world.

http://www.turner.com/pressroom/cartoon-network-and-sundaytoz-release-we-bare-bears-match3-repairs-worldwide

Cartoon Network Partners With SundayToz For New We Bare Bears Puzzle Game

Cartoon Network Partners With SundayToz For New We Bare Bears Puzzle Game

Cartoon Network Partners With SundayToz For New We Bare Bears Puzzle Game

Cartoon Network Games has teamed up with South Korean game developer SundayToz for a new We Bare Bears themed puzzle game for mobile devices, the new game is expected to be released globally in early 2018. The new game will be a “match-3” puzzle and city-builder game as well as storytelling and animation from the show. Players can play with their friends and compete against each other for the highest score on the leaderboards.

SundayToz is well known for its range of “Anipang” series of mobile games in South Korea, the Anipang series of games feature various cute characters and games include match-3 puzzles, mahjong and poker. In total and as of January 2017, SundayToz’s apps have been downloaded more than 82 million times.

We Bare Bears fans in the UK can watch brand new episodes of We Bare Bears on weekdays at 4.30pm on Cartoon Network.

Cartoon Network Partners With SundayToz To Launch Global We Bare Bears Game: From The Turner Asia-Pacific/UK Press Release

Cartoon Network has partnered with Korean game developer SundayToz for a mobile puzzle game around the network’s hit animated series, We Bare Bears. A global launch is expected early 2018.

The free match 3-style and city-builder game will feature storytelling and video from the series, as well as competitive features such as leader-boards where friends can challenge one another.

“It’s exciting to partner with SundayToz on a new global mobile game for We Bare Bears,” said Chris Waldron, Vice President of Cartoon Network Digital Products and Games. “They connect with the fun, light-hearted tone of the series; and we know they’ll deliver a game our fans won’t want to put down.”

Phil Nelson, Turner’s Managing Director for North Asia and Southeast Asia Pacific, added: “We are extremely pleased to be working with a world-class game developer like SundayToz. Developing this product here in Asia for an international market is a great example of global collaboration.”

SundayToz is well known for its other puzzle games, particularly the “Anipang” series which was launched in 2013. As of January 2017, the company’s products have been downloaded more than 82 million times.

Co-Founder and CEO Kevin Jungwoong Lee said, “SundayToz has been pursuing the creation of a new gaming culture through the development of games like these. This much-anticipated release combines SundayToz and Cartoon Network’s collaborative efforts, and together we will launch an exceptional product.”

Fans in the UK can catch all-new episodes of We Bare Bears weekdays at 4:30pm on Cartoon Network.

About SundayToz

Established in 2009, mobile game developer SundayToz released and serviced Korea’s mega selling game ‘Anipang’ in 2013 upon the introduction of smart phones. Currently, it is servicing nearly 10 games that are utilizing the ‘Anipang’ IP. SundayToz is recognized for its world class casual mobile game developing ability in the Korean mobile game market, which is often referred to as one of the top 5 markets in the world.

https://www.turner.com/pressroom/cartoon-network-partners-sundaytoz-launch-global-we-bare-bears-game

http://en.sundaytoz.com/

http://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk/show/we-bare-bears

http://www.cartoonnetworkasia.com/show/we-bare-bears