Ben 10, OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes, Villainous And Generator Rex Music Now On SoundCloud
The music composer for the Ben 10 2016 reboot and Generator Rex – Kevin Manthei has uploaded some songs from the soundtracks of both shows. The season one soundtrack of Man of Action’s/Cartoon Network Studios’ Generator Rex is now available to listen on SoundCloud for free, along with sixteen tracks from the new Ben 10 series. Kevin Manthei has also uploaded some music from Cartoon Network Latin America’s animated short series – Villianous, along with a couple of tracks from another show that used to air on Cartoon Network – Xiaolin Showdown.
Mint Potion Productions has uploaded Volume One of OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes’ soundtrack onto SoundCloud, the music in the series is composed an produced by Jake Kaufman, Robbie Altschuler, Ben Nix-Bradley and the team at Mint Potion.
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.
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.
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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.
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”.