Cartoon Network At The Children’s Media Conference 2018

Cartoon Network At The Children’s Media Conference 2018

Cartoon Network At The Children’s Media Conference 2018

Today (04/07/2017) was the second day of the 2018 Children’s Media Conference in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, UK, an annual conference where the British children’s media industry gather, all forms of media aimed at young audiences including film, TV, radio, interactive media, games, licensing, toys and book and magazine publishing are represented at the conference. This year’s conference is being held between Tuesday 3rd July and Thursday 5th July. Turner’s Cartoon Network and Boomerang are this year’s bag sponsor for this year’s conference and have been giving away special Cartoon Network 25th anniversary bags to attendees, Cartoon Network UK will celebrate its 25th anniversary on 17th September this year.

The conference is a chance for creatives and business leaders to discuss what’s happening in the industry including both threats and opportunities, promote their content, introduce new shows and products and to exchange new ideas. As with previous years, Turner UK is at the conference again and are sponsoring the event using their Cartoon Network and Boomerang television channel brands. A vast majority of events relating to Cartoon Network will be running at the conference tomorrow (Thursday 5th July), representatives from Turner UK (and the greater EMEA area) will be speaking at the conference, today (4th July) was mostly about the use of technology to distribute content rather than the content itself.

Today (4th July), Marc Goodchild, Head of Digital Content Strategy & Product at Turner EMEA was present at three different sessions – Behind the Screens at YouTube Kids, Big Lessons from Niche Memes and Technology – What’s Next?. Behind the Screens at YouTube Kids discussed the use of YouTube’s YouTube Kids video service to distribute child-friendly content. Big Lessons from Niche Memes discussed the use of internet memes (widespread internet jokes) and how it can be used as a form of marketing that will appeal to young people. The “Technology – What’s Next?” session was mostly about the use of smartphones and tablets, AR (Augmented Reality), toys-to-life and voice-powered home assistants and how they can be used for entertainment. Also today, Sophie Deen (CEO, Bright Little Labs) was moderating a session – “Learning – What’s Happening?”, which talked about the best ways to educate children both in and out the classroom. Turner EMEA made an equity investment in Bright Little Labs last month, the company produces educational material that focuses on computer coding with the use of the character – Detective Dot, through the investment, the company can now utilise Cartoon Network’s portfolio in its educational material.

Tomorrow (5th July), Sarah Fell (Executive Producer for Turner EMEA Kids Original Programming, including The Amazing World of Gumball and The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe) will be speaking at the “Tips and Hits from Animated Women” session, which focuses on the success of woman in the British animation industry, the session will take place between 9.30am to 10.30am. Today, Sarah was also at the What a Relief! session, which talked about the use of UK tax relief to help lower the cost of production for animation, children’s TV, film and video games.

John Conlon (Senior Director of Data & Consumer Insights for Turner Northern Europe), will be speaking at the “If we can’t Measure it, how can we Manage it?” session which will discuss the measurement of viewership for video content aimed at children, the session will take place between 11am and 12pm.

Also tomorrow (5th July), Zia Bales (Senior Acquisitions Manager for Turner Kids EMEA) and Cecilia Persson (Vice President, Programming and content strategy, Turner EMEA Kids, Acquisitions and Co-Production International), will be speaking at the Commissioner Conversations event, run in conjunction with children’s pay-TV rivals – Nickelodeon, the event will run between 11am and 11.45pm, which will be followed by a speed meetings event from 12.15pm to 1.15pm, Zia and Mary Dimitriadis (Senior Programming Coordinator for Turner UK’s kids channels) will be present for business meetings and general business networking. The purpose of the Commissioner Conversations event is to find out what Turner EMEA (Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Boing, Cartoonito, Toonix and Toonami) are looking for in terms of content and the speed meetings session will be a good opportunity to talk about animation projects.

Cartoon Network Latin America And Cartoon Network Brazil July 2018 Highlights

Cartoon Network Latin America And Cartoon Network Brazil July 2018 Highlights

Cartoon Network Latin America And Cartoon Network Brazil July 2018 Highlights

For reference:

Co = Colombia (Pan Feed 1)
Ar = Argentina
Cl = Chile (Pan Feed 2)
Mx = Mexico
Br = Brazil

New Shows

The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe

The princiest prince ever begins his quest on Cartoon Network!

Premieres on Thursday 5th July, airs every Thursday at 4.55pm Co, 6.55pm Ar/Cl/Mx/Br.

Ivandoe is the young prince of the forest. One day he will succeed his father, The Mighty Stag, and rule as king. To toughen him up and prepare him for his destiny, his parents send him on an epic quest. During the journey, Prince Ivandoe’s self-regard and overconfidence regularly get him into trouble, and more often than not, it is left to Bert, his dedicated squire, to get him out of it. Despite overcoming countless obstacles, one thing you can be certain of is that Ivandoe is way too self-absorbed and delusional to learn anything from any of it. The series follows Ivandoe’s journey from his home to the kingdom of Eagle Mountain, and his inner journey from a young deluded deer prince to… a slightly older deluded deer prince.

Captain Tsubasa

Join Tsubasa in his pursuit of greatness!

Premieres Sunday 1st July, airs Sundays at 9am Co/Ar/Mx/Br, 4pm Cl

Captain Tsubasa is the story of 11-year-old Tsubasa Ozora, who started playing soccer at a very young age, a sport which developed for him into something deeper. In order to pursue his dream to become the world’s best soccer player, Tsubasa moves with his mother to Nankatsu city. Since this is a more competitive town in soccer, he will need all of his skills and talents in order to stand out. He encounters not only rivals, but also new friends like his gutsy friend Ryo Ishizaki, the cheerleader Sanae Nakazawa, S.G.G.K. Genzo Wakabayashi, and Roberto Hongo, a former pro soccer player who will help him push towards his dreams.

New Episodes

Teen Titans Go!

The Teen Titans take over your screen!

Two whole weeks of Teen Titans Go! airs Monday though Friday at 10am Co, 11am Ar/Cl, 12.30pm Br, 3pm & 9pm Mx, airs Saturdays at 2pm Br, 4pm Co/Mx, 3pm Ar/Cl and Sundays at 12pm Co/Ar/Cl/Mx/Br.

In July, Robin, Cyborg, Starfire, Raven and Beast Boy are Cartoon Network’s main attraction! Enjoy two weeks packed with your favorite episodes of Teen Titans Go, plus lots of premiere episodes that you can’t miss, including ‘The Self-Indulgent 200th Episode Spectacular!’.

Highlights For Cartoon Network Latin America Sub-feeds In .docx Format

Pan Feed 1 (Colombia, Co) in English:

Pan Feed 1 (Colombia, Co) in Spanish:

Pan Feed 2 (Chile, Cl) in Spanish:

Argentina (Ar) in Spanish:

Mexico (Mx) in Spanish:

Cartoon Network Brazil (Br) Highlights in .docx Format (in Portuguese)

Cartoon Network At Annecy Animation Festival 2018 Overview

Cartoon Network At Annecy Animation Festival 2018 Overview

Cartoon Network At Annecy Animation Festival 2018 Overview

Today (14th June) was Cartoon Network’s main day at Annecy Animation Festival 2018 in Annecy, France. Cartoon Network will hosted its popular Picnic By the Lake event this lunchtime, the event was held in partnership with sister company – Warner Bros. Animation to help promote the cinema release of Teen Titans Go! To The Movies, which will be released in cinemas in the United States on Friday 27th July. The event had several Cartoon Network balloons and a 3D cardboard cut out model of a bike with a backdrop of Jump City featuring the Teen Titans – Robin, Starfire, Raven, Cyborg and Beast Boy, people can take pictures of themselves riding a bike with the Teen Titans. During the event, festival visitors enjoyed a picnic along the shore of Lake Annecy.

Even the Teen Titans themselves were greeting the festival’s visitors!

This afternoon, there was special panel organised by Cartoon Network celebrating woman in the animation industry called “Cartoon Network Celebrate Women in the World of Animation”, speaking at the event were Eva Lee Wallberg – the creator of The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe, Lauren Sassen – the creative director for Cartoon Network Studios’ We Bare Bears, Julia Pott – the creator of Cartoon Network’s newest animated series – Summer Camp Island and Patricia Hidalgo – Chief Content Officer, Turner EMEA & International Kids Strategy.