Cartoon Network Studios’ We Bare Bears And Cartoon Network Latin America’s Jorel’s Brother Selected For Annecy Animation Festival 2018 TV Films In Competition
Cartoon Network’s worldwide hit show – We Bare Bears and Cartoon Network Latin America’s and Copa Studio’s Jorel’s Brother (Original Brazilian Portuguese Title: Irmão do Jorel) have been selected to be screened and showcased at Annecy Animation Festival 2018. Both We Bare Bears and Jorel’s Brother will both take part in the TV films competition. The Annecy Animation Festival is considered to be one of the largest and influential animation industry events in the world, the festival is an opportunity for animation studios to promote their work, for broadcasters to buy new shows, for studios to seek new talent or for potential show creators to find inspiration. The festival is also one of the most important events on Cartoon Network’s yearly calendar, the festival is held every year in Annecy, France and this year, it will take place between 11th and 16th June.
The episode of We Bare Bears that will be shown at the festival is the Annie Award winning episode – “Panda’s Art”, in the episode Panda paints a portrait of Charlie for his art class and gives it to Charlie as a gift. But after an art dealer offers to buy the painting, Panda has to get it back from Charlie. The episode of Jorel’s Brother that will be shown at the festival will be “Special Eject” (Original Brazilian Portuguese Title: Eject Especial), in the episode, a giant birthday cake, a puppet and Japanese heroes invade Japan after being ejected from a VCR where they were recorded. Jorel’s brother needs to race against time to save Japan.
Best of luck to We Bare Bears creator – Daniel Chong and to his production team at Cartoon Network Studios and also to Jorel’s Brother creator Juliano Enrico, his team at Copa Studio and Cartoon Network Latin America.
— Annecy Festival (@annecyfestival) March 27, 2018
É muita emoção, gente! O episódio "Eject Especial" do #IrmãodoJorel foi indicado entre mais de 3 mil produções de 195 países na categoria Programa de TV do @AnnecyFestival 2018, maior festival de animação do mundo! É noise, vai Braseeeeeel! 👊 https://t.co/UbThArt2Ao #Annecy2018 pic.twitter.com/oQ8QHNKjbd
— Copa Studio (@copastudio) March 27, 2018
Also, Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken is also in the “TV Films in Competition” category with their Walking Dead special – “Look Who’s Walking”, the episode is a parody of the hit horror show – The Walking Dead and is a collaboration between Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich and The Walking Dead creator/executive producer Robert Kirkman and showrunner/executive producer Scott M. Gimple. The Walking Dead’s original cast also voice act their roles in the special.