Cartoon Network At Pixelatl 2017 Overview

Cartoon Network At Pixelatl 2017 Overview

Cartoon Network At Pixelatl 2017 Overview

Today (10/09/2017) is the final day of the 2017 Pixelatl Animation Festival in Cuernavaca, Mexico, so here’s an overview of the Cartoon Network related events that has happened so far:

Phase two of Cartoon Network Latin America’s animated shorts project – Villainous, was announced at the festival, in addition to the new shorts in December and digital episodes from October, a Villainous comic has also been confirmed and a pilot episode is currently in development. A short animatic (an animated storyboard) of Villainous was also shown at the festival. Also, everyone got a free exclusive poster and they also had the opportunity to get it signed by the show’s creator – Alan Ituriel and by crew members who worked on the animated short series.

Specially made statues of Finn, Princess Bubblegum, Ice King and Marceline from Adventure Time also Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup from The Powerpuff Girls were all on display at the festival.

There was also a special We Bare Bears lecture with the show’s creator – Daniel Chong and with the show’s supervising director – Manny Hernández. During the lecture, both Daniel and Manny talked about how the show was developed from a web comic (Three Bare Bears) into a full animated series produced by Cartoon Network Studios. Some concept artwork were shown and there was an interesting fact that was shared about the show’s popularity in South Korea – the three bears, Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear appeared as mascots during a baseball game in South Korea.

#WeBareBears talk at #Pixelatl 's #ElFestival #Mezclate

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Creator of one of Cartoon Network’s original “Cartoon Cartoons” Cow and Chicken (also spin-off series, I am Weasel) – David Feiss was also at Pixelatl to give a lecture on his thoughts on the future of animation, also he illustrated a skateboard featuring characters from his Cow and Chicken creation. During the skateboard painting session he was joined with Adventure Time comic book artist – Ian McGinty and also Mike Hollingsworth, the supervising director of Netflix’s BoJack Horseman, Alonso Ramirez Ramos – storyboard artist on Disney’s Gravity Falls and the writer and director of the animated movie – The Book of Life – Jorge Gutiérrez.

Also, the winning project of last year’s Pixelatl’s Ideatoon competition – Viking Tales has been greenlit by Cartoon Network Latin America for a series of animated shorts.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/09/cartoon-network-latin-america-greenlights-viking-tales-animated-shorts-series

http://www.pixelatl.com

http://www.cartoonnetwork.com.mx

Cartoon Network Latin America Officially Announces More Villainous Shorts

Cartoon Network Latin America Officially Announces More Villainous Shorts

Cartoon Network Latin America Officially Announces More Villainous Shorts

During the 2017 Pixelatl Animation Festival in Cuernavaca, Mexico this week (05/09/2017 – 10/09/2017), Cartoon Network Latin America has announced that new short episodes of Alan Ituriel’s creation – Villainous will be returning in two “waves”. One wave of special digital episodes starting from next month (October) which will be available on Cartoon Network Latin America’s and Cartoon Network Brazil’s digital platforms and also a wave of brand new shorts in December, which will air on Cartoon Network Latin America and Brazil and will be uploaded onto YouTube.

Also from October, Cartoon Network Latin America’s social media accounts will also be filled with additional Villainous animated content to complement the new episodes. More specifically, the digital episodes from October (with one new episode per month) will feature the evil mastermind – Black Hat reviewing the villains from other Cartoon Network shows and explains why they never succeed.

Hernán La Greca, Senior Director of Original Production for Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Tooncast Latin America made this statement regarding the new episodes:

“We’re very excited to bring fans this new stage of Villainous. At Cartoon Network Latin America we sustain our commitment to continue supporting the local animation industry”.

http://style.shockvisual.net/la-maldad-fin-llega-una-nueva-dosis-villanos-a-cartoon-network/

http://www.todotvnews.com/news/Cartoon-Network-apuesta-a-la-produccion-original-con-Villanos.html

Cartoon Network Latin America Greenlights Viking Tales Animated Shorts Series

Cartoon Network Latin America Greenlights Viking Tales Animated Shorts Series

Cartoon Network Latin America Greenlights Viking Tales Animated Shorts Series

This week (05/09/2017 – 10/09/2017) is the 2017 Pixelatl Animation Festival in Cuernavaca, Mexico and at the festival, Cartoon Network Latin America has announced that they’ve greenlit a new animated series of shorts based on Ivanobich Verduzco’s creation – Viking Tales (Latin American Spanish title – Vikingos). The new series will be produced by Mighty Animation in Mexico and it also won the grand prize for Pixelatl’s Ideatoon competition in 2016. Ivanobich along with Luis Patricio Salmón, the producer of visual content at Mighty Animation, were also present at the Cartoon Network: New IP’s panel yesterday afternoon at the Pixelatl festival.

Viking Tales tells the story of Reidar and his fellow Vikings, together they traverse through the great Land of Midgard finding treasure, fighting giant monsters and above all having a lot of fun. The new series can be defined as an action comedy. At present, it’s not known when Viking Tales will air on Cartoon Network Latin America or on its YouTube channel in a similar manner to its other recent short-form animated success – Villainous.

http://style.shockvisual.net/una-invasion-vikingos-esta-llegar-a-cartoon-network/

http://ideatoon.com/last-editions

http://www.elfestival.mx/en-US/speakers/929/IVANOBICH_VERDUZCO.html

http://www.elfestival.mx/en-US/speakers/907/LUISPA_SALMON.html