Cartoon Network Animate Your Life Special Event In Singapore 26th May-10th June

Cartoon Network Animate Your Life Event

Cartoon Network Animate Your Life Special Event In Singapore 26th May-10th June

During the late May/early June school holidays in Singapore, Cartoon Network Southeast Asia will be running an “Animate Your Life” festival, a 16-day fun filled attraction for Cartoon Network fans, the event promises to be Cartoon Network’s biggest festival of fun in Asia. From Saturday 26th May until Sunday 10th June, the Animate Your Life festival will transform Gardens by the Bay’s Bayfront Plaza into a world of cartoons, with each zone themed after a different Cartoon Network show. The festival will cover 6,000 square metres and more than 80,000 people are expected to visit the festival.

At the festival, there will be We Bare Bears, Adventure Time, Ben 10 and The Powerpuff Girls themed zones filled with fun inflatable obstacle courses, carnival games and creative workshops. You can hangout at Grizz’s, Panda’s and Ice Bear’s cave, test your hero skills at the Ben 10 Boot Camp, learn how to draw and also take fun family photos with some of your favourite cartoon characters. John Fang, Executive Producer of Ben 10 along with Vaibhav Kumaresh, creator of Lamput will be at the special event, both will be joined by Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific’s executive creative director – Glenn Bartlett.

Singapore’s art scene will also be represented through a first-time partnership with local art group – Band of Doodlers, also there will be a locally-created only experience called “Animate Yourself”, which gives fans the chance to recreate their likeness as their favourite Cartoon Network character.

Cartoon Network Animate Your Life is co-presented by Cartoon Network Wave, the world’s first fully-branded cruise liner due to set sail from Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region later this year. The event is also supported by Singapore Tourism Board’s Leisure Events Fund, Prudential Singapore, Official Radio Partner CLASS 95 and Supporting Radio Partner 987, and Official Multimedia Partner Singtel.

Singapore has been hosting several Cartoon Network initiatives as of late. Cartoon Network Wave announced that it will make its maiden voyage from Singapore, the Sentosa FunFest beach festival hosted a inflatable We Bare Bears attraction in March. Also, its even possible to get We Bare Bears themed EZ-Link travel cards which can be used on the city’s MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) transportation system.

The Animate Your Life festival will be open Mondays to Thursdays between 3-9pm and Fridays to Sundays between 3-11pm. Games, mascot appearances and show screenings are also scheduled throughout the day. Family tickets cost $50 (SGD) for two adults and two children or $12.50 (SGD) per child, $18 (SGD) per Adult, $15 (SGD) per Student and $48 (SGD) for friends package for four students.

For more information, please visit http://animate.cartoonnetworkasia.com for more details and use the hashtags #CartoonNetwork and #CNAnimateYourLife on social media to share the fun!

From The Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Cartoon Network Invites Asia To Get Animated

Turner’s Cartoon Network, together with some heavyweight partners in Singapore, will be hosting its biggest ever branded event in Southeast Asia. Attracting industry talent from around the world, the two-week Cartoon Network Animate Your Life (May 26-June 10) will share with 80,000 participants the mechanics – and the creativity – behind some of the most iconic kids shows.

Hosting workshops and leading interactive activities will be animation talent from around the world. John Fang, Executive Producer of legendary toon, Ben 10, comes all the way from Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, California. Vaibhav Kumaresh, creator of award-winning Lamput, will be flying in from his studio in Mumbai. They will be joined by Cartoon Network Asia’s executive creative director, Glenn Bartlett.

Vishal Dembla, General Manager of Turner in Southeast Asia, said: “Together with our partners and some truly world-class talent, we’re designing an event for families that will connect, entertain and enrich. We know that Singaporean kids love Cartoon Network’s shows and games on their screens. This event will show them exactly how all that animation awesomeness comes together to fuel their own creativity.”

Cartoon Network Animate Your Life is co-presented by Cartoon Network Wave, the soon-to-launch, fully-branded cruise liner. The event is also supported by Singapore Tourism Board’s Leisure Events Fund, Prudential Singapore, Official Radio Partner CLASS 95 and Supporting Radio Partner 987, and Official Multimedia Partner Singtel.

“With its compelling branding and rich edutainment content, Cartoon Network Animate Your Life holds strong appeal for Singaporeans and visitors with young children. An event featuring such recognisable and well-loved cartoon characters will also further cement Singapore’s standing as a global family-friendly destination,” added Ms Carrie Kwik, Executive Director of Arts, Entertainment and Tourism Concept Development, Singapore Tourism Board.

Cartoon Network Animate Your Life will be held at Gardens by the Bay’s Bayfront Plaza with characters from The Powerpuff Girls, We Bare Bears, Adventure Time and Ben 10. The festival will offer a fairground of fun inflatable obstacle courses, carnival games and creative workshops. It covers 6,000 square metres and more than 80,000 visitors are expected during the 16-day event.

Subscriber competitions hosted by Turner’s distribution partners are also running across Asia Pacific from nearby Malaysia, and as far away as Australia and the Philippines. Campaigns will also run across Cartoon Network’s multiple on-air, online and social platforms.

Singapore’s art scene will also be represented through a first-time partnership with local group – Band of Doodlers, and a locally-created only experience – Animate Yourself – which gives fans the chance to recreate their likeness as their favourite Cartoon Network character.

Singapore has been hosting several Cartoon Network initiatives recently. Cartoon Network Wave announced that it will make its maiden voyage from Singapore, while Sentosa FunFest hosted a We Bare Bears inflatable attraction in March. The bears currently feature on the city’s EZ-Link stored-value travel cards in a current promotion.

Visit Animate.CartoonNetworkAsia.com for more details. #CartoonNetwork #CNAnimateYourLife

About Cartoon Network Wave

Set sail on awesome tooniverse adventures on the high seas with the hottest stars from Ben 10 and The Powerpuff Girls, to We Bare Bears, Adventure Time and many more. Hang out with your favourite characters, explore their worlds and live the ultimate Cartoon Network experience. Have your choice of 800 fully-themed cabins and suites, including two world-first triplex suites, as the ship heads to famous destinations across Asia Pacific. While on board, explore 11 decks of shopping, relaxing, partying and excitement with a variety of leisure and entertainment pleasure. Our restaurants, cafes and other outlets serve up a spread that will satisfy everyone. For more information on Cartoon Network Wave, please visit www.cartoonnetworkwave.com

About the Leisure Events Fund

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB)’s Leisure Events Fund supports the growth and anchoring of world-class, differentiated and celebrated leisure event experiences that can further establish Singapore as one of the world’s most vibrant cities. Proposals will be assessed based on their potential to deliver tourism outcomes such as increasing visitor arrivals and tourism receipts, strengthening destination branding and enhancing precinct vibrancy. The fund is part of STB’s Tourism Development Fund, designed to help realise STB’s Quality Tourism strategy by enhancing Singapore’s destination attractiveness. Visit STB’s grant page for more information.

About Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (Pte) Limited (Prudential Singapore)

Prudential Assurance Company Singapore (Pte) Ltd is one of the top life insurance companies in Singapore, serving the financial and protection needs of the country’s citizens for 87 years. The company has an AA- Financial Strength Rating from leading credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s, with S$36.3 billion funds under management as at 31 December 2017. It delivers a suite of well-rounded product offerings in Protection, Savings and Investment through multiple distribution channels including a network of more than 4,600 financial consultants.

http://animate.cartoonnetworkasia.com

http://www.turner.com/pressroom/cartoon-network-invites-asia-get-animated

Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific’s Lamput Wins FICCI Frames 2017 Award

Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific's Lamput Wins FICCI Frames 2017 Award

Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific’s Lamput Wins FICCI Frames 2017 Award

Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific’s animated short series – Lamput, has won the Best Case Study Award at FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry) Frames 2017, the entertainment and media convention was held in Mumbai, India on 21st to 23rd March. The animated short series follows Lamput, a gooey orange nutcase that escaped from a secret laboratory. Two scientists, Fat Doc and Slim Doc try to capture Lamput, but for the scientists, catching Lamput is no easy job, he’s a master of disguise and shapeshifting. The animated short series received praise because of the show’s story writing and for its humour.

Lamput is created by Mumbai-based Vaibhav Studios and has been featured on-air, online and on-app since 2016 in Asia Pacific on Cartoon Network and POGO, and worldwide on Boomerang, the animated shorts were also uploaded on other localised Cartoon Network YouTube channels, including Spain, Portugal and Turkey. Vaibhav Kumaresh (Creator of Lamput and Director) and Anand Babu (Pre-Production Artist) from Vaibhav Studios will also be guest speaking at the Cartoon Network Imagination Studios event in Singapore on 21st April.

Previously, Cartoon Network also won Best Animated Film for its Roll No.21: Kris in Bollywood at FICCI Frames 2016 and also Best Animated Film for Roll No.21: Ticket to Australia the year before.

Lamput was greenlit by Turner Asia-Pacific’s virtual studio, a network of artists, animators, writers and studios across Asia and Oceania.

From The Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release: Turner’s Short Series “Lamput” Wins Big At FICCI: The prestigious critics’ choice award selected the short as the best case study in the Animated Frames category

Turner has won critical acclaim for Lamput at FICCI Frames 2017 as the Best Case Study in the Animated Frames category.

The original series, which features a gooey orange nutcase that outwits a pair of hapless doctors, has received praise for its ability to tell multiple stories and inspire laughter.

Lamput is created by Mumbai-based Vaibhav Studios and has been on-air, online and on-app since 2016 in Asia Pacific on Cartoon Network and POGO, and worldwide on Boomerang, Turner’s second flagship kids channel.

Mark Eyers, Chief Content Officer for Turner’s Kids Networks in Asia Pacific, commented:

“We couldn’t be happier for this little orange character who has truly sparked to life over the last year to delight kids everywhere. This award demonstrates the depth of talent in India and how a simple idea can be transformed into something shown on screens around the world.”

This is three years in a row that Turner original content has been shortlisted at FICCI Frames. Cartoon Network won Best Animated Film for Roll No. 21 – Kris in Bollywood in 2016 and Best Animated Film for Roll No. 21 – Ticket to Australia the year before.

Lamput was greenlit by Turner Asia Pacific’s virtual studio as part of Cartoon Network’s shorts programme, which connects artists, animators, writers and studios from around the region.

Delve into the world of Lamput and his escapades here: https://youtu.be/onYw0POzs5s.

We Bare Bears Creator Daniel Chong As Guest Speaker At Cartoon Network Imagination Studios Event In Singapore

We Bare Bears Creator Daniel Chong As Guest Speaker At Cartoon Network Imagination Studios Event In Singapore

We Bare Bears Creator Daniel Chong As Guest Speaker At Cartoon Network Imagination Studios Event In Singapore

Daniel Chong, the creator of Cartoon Network Studios’ We Bare Bears will be attending the Cartoon Network Imagination Studios Event in Singapore next month as a guest speaker. At the event, Daniel will talk about his experience and journey as an artist as well as the creative process behind Cartoon Network’s animated comedy – We Bare Bears.

The event in Singapore will consist of two different animation workshops for prospective animators, the event is a partnership between Cartoon Network and the IMDA (Info-communications Media Development Authority of Singapore), there will be an adult’s animation industry workshop on 21st April and a children’s workshop on 22nd April, both sessions will run from 10am to 4pm and are free of charge, registration is required. The event will be held at the IMDA’s Pixel Studios in One-North. Daniel Chong will be speaking at both workshops. The animation industry workshop will feature speakers from Turner Asia-Pacific’s creative, programming and interactive teams including Glenn Bartlett, Silas Hickey, Yoshiya Ayugai, Mark Consell and Edward Barnieh as well as Vaibhav Kumaresh and Anand Babu from Vaibhav Studios, animators of Cartoon Network’s animated short series – Lamput.

Topics discussed at the animation industry workshop include an introduction and differences between Cartoon Network and Boomerang, the development and challenges behind animated short-form comedy, how to turn an animated concept into a show pitch, the importance of the interactive element to Cartoon Network’s shows – including games and a talk about Turner Asia-Pacific’s co-productions and what the company is looking for in an animated show.

Attendees will have the opportunity submit their own animation ideas to Cartoon Network. If selected, the idea could be fully funded and produced by Cartoon Network in partnership with IMDA. The animated short will also be screened on Cartoon Network’s channels across Asia.

At the children’s event, there will be a screening of stop-motion animation, a live demonstration of stop-motion animation using the ‘pixilation’ technique, at the end of the session, kids will get to create their own ‘pixilation’ film clip and will get to showcase their work. Children attending the session must be aged between 9 and 13.

Attendees for both workshops must register on the Cartoon Network Imagination Studios microsite on the Cartoon Network Southeast Asia website by the end of Monday 10th April, also StarHub TV subscribers are eligible for a free Cartoon Network goodie bag, make sure to enter in your subscriber NRIC number when registering.

http://contest.cartoonnetworkasia.com/03_imagstudios/index.html

https://sg.style.yahoo.com/we-bare-bears-creator-coming-to-singapore-for-animation-workshop-061134291.html

Animation Industry Workshop and Children’s Workshop Terms and Conditions:

http://contest.cartoonnetworkasia.com/parents/rules/2017/imagstudios.pdf

From The Turner Asia-Pacific Press Release

Turner’s Cartoon Network has announced the staging of a two-day Imagination Studios workshop in Singapore as part of a global initiative to inspire the next generation of storytellers and creators.

Hosted in partnership with the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), and supported by StarHub, Imagination Studios comprises an industry workshop on Friday, April 21, and a workshop for children on Saturday, April 22. The events will be held at PIXEL Studios, a dedicated facility launched by IMDA last year to spur Singapore’s next generation of digital content creators.

Both events will be fronted by highly talented animator, Daniel Chong – creator and executive producer of Cartoon Network’s hit comedy, We Bare Bears. After building a successful career in Burbank, California, Daniel will speak about his journey as an artist and the process behind creating one of the hottest animated series.

“Imagination Studios will not only help us to provide a platform to those who are interested in animation, but will also look to inspire passion in future animators too. There is a strong pool of talent in Singapore and we are dedicated to working closely with industry leaders such as IMDA and StarHub to offer them new opportunities and direction. To complement Cartoon Network’s global artist and international shorts programmes, this event is also a great way for us to connect with our viewers, and show them how some of the best animated content is made,” said Mark Eyers, Chief Content Officer for Turner’s Kids Networks in Asia Pacific.

“IMDA is excited to partner Turner’s Cartoon Network to give Singapore talent the opportunity to unleash their imagination and creativity, to learn from and be inspired by artists like Daniel Chong. We believe that everyone has a story to tell, no matter how young you are or where you come from. So we hope that workshops like Imagination Studios will help uncover more interesting stories from Singapore and allow them to be enjoyed by a global audience,” added Angeline Poh, Assistant Chief Executive for Content and Innovation, IMDA.

Those attending the industry seminars will hear from a number of animation professionals from Turner and leading studios who will each provide insight into how to conceptualise, refine and pitch an idea. Attendees will also be given the opportunity to submit their own animation idea to Turner which, if selected, could be fully-funded and produced by Cartoon Network in partnership with IMDA, with the potential to be screened across Asia Pacific and beyond.

The workshop on Saturday, April 22, will introduce children to the wonderful world of animation. Through hands-on and group sessions, kids will learn how to create their very own stop-animation video in a fun and active environment. The session will be conducted by Vaibhav Kumarev, director of Vaibhav Studios in India, and creator of the award-winning Cartoon Network original series, Lamput.

Imagination Studios is a global initiative by Cartoon Network that looks to provide a fun and immersive experience to engage children and inspire them to get involved in publishing their own content. For more information, please visit CartoonNetworkAsia.com/ImaginationStudios.