We Bare Bears Wins 2018 Annie Award For Best Animated Television Production For Children

We Bare Bears Wins 2018 Annie Award For Best Animated Television Production For Children

We Bare Bears Wins 2018 Annie Award For Best Animated Television Production For Children

Last night (03/02/2018), was the 2018 Annie Awards which was held at Royce Hall at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) and Cartoon Network Studios’ We Bare Bears won an award for “Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children”, more specifically, the show won the award for the episode “Panda’s Art”. The Annie Awards is an annual awards ceremony to honor exceptional animated productions and also honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the art of animation, an Annie Award is a highly regarded accolade for excellence in the field of animation.

In the episode “Panda’s Art”, Panda paints a picture of Charlie, an art curator is impressed by Panda’s work and want the painting as part of an exhibit, but there’s one problem, Charlie now has the painting, leaving Panda in the awkward situation of taking back a gift from a friend. The same episode was also previewed at the We Bare Bears screening event at BAFTA Piccadilly in London, UK in October last year.

Congratulations to the show’s creator – Daniel Chong and to the show’s production crew for winning the award, although the after party was somewhat low-key, at least Daniel had Ice Bear for company. 😀

It was also a fantastic night for Adult Swim – Cartoon Network USA’s night-time young adult entertainment programming block won five awards, more specifically for Rick and Morty and Samurai Jack.

Rick and Morty won the “Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production” award for the episode “Pickle Rick”, also Rick and Morty episode writers Ryan Ridley and Dan Guterman won an award for “Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production” for the episode “The Ricklantis Mixup”.

Adult Swim’s and Cartoon Network Studios’ Samurai Jack has won three personal achievement awards, Craig Kellman won an award for “Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for his work on episode “XCVI”, Scott Wills won an award for “Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production” for episode “XCIII” and Paul Douglas won an award for “Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production” for episodes “XCIII”, “XCIV” and “XCIX”.

A list of this year’s winners can be viewed on the Annie Awards website:

https://annieawards.org/nominees

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Hot Streets A Brand New Animated Show Coming To Adult Swim USA 14th January

Hot Streets A Brand New Animated Show Coming To Adult Swim USA 14th January

Hot Streets A Brand New Animated Show Coming To Adult Swim USA 14th January

On Sunday 14th January at midnight ET/PT (technically Monday 15th January at 12am ET/PT), Adult Swim will be airing a brand new animated comedy called “Hot Streets”. The show follows he investigative work by an FBI agent named Mark Branski, his partner, David French, Mark’s niece – Jen and a cowardly talking dog named Chubbie Webbers, together as a team, they investigate paranormal phenomena. The brand new show is created by Brian Wysol, who also worked on the second season of Rick and Morty as a story editor and also worked on Robot Chicken as a writer.

The new show is a co-production between Adult Swim’s Williams Street studio, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (the studio that also produces Robot Chicken) and Justin Roiland’s Solo Vanity Card Productions! (owned by the co-creator of Rick and Morty – Justin Roiland). Robot Chicken’s Seth Green and Matthew Senreich also serve as executive producers along with Justin Roiland, who also voices Chubbie Webbers in the new show.

New Show Promo for Hot Streets:

http://www.adultswim.com/videos/hot-streets/

Annie Awards 2018 Cartoon Network Nominations

Annie Awards 2018 Cartoon Network Nominations

Annie Awards 2018 Cartoon Network Nominations

ASIFA-Hollywood has released their nominations list for the 45th annual Annie Awards which will be held on Saturday 3rd February 2018, at Royce Hall at UCLA in Los Angeles. The Annie Awards is an annual awards ceremony to honor exceptional animated productions and also honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the art of animation, an Annie Award is a highly regarded accolade for excellence in the field of animation.

Cartoon Network Studios’ We Bare Bears has been nominated in the “Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children” category for the episode “Panda’s Art”, meanwhile Adult Swim has received three nominations in the same category for “Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production”, in the category, Rick and Morty has been nominated for the “Pickle Rick” episode, this year’s Robot Chicken Christmas special – “Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition” has also been nominated. The second episode of the final season of Samurai Jack “XCIII” has also been put forward for the award.

In terms of individual achievement award nominations, Cartoon Network has received two nominations, one for The Amazing World of Gumball and the other for The Powerpuff Girls. The voice of Gumball in The Amazing World of Gumball (from the end of The Copycats episode to present day) – Nicolas Cantu has been nominated for “Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” for the episode “The Grades”. The Powerpuff Girls also receives a individual achievement nomination in the “Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for the episode “Home, Sweet Homesick”, music in the episode was composed by Mike Reagan with lyrics by Bob Boyle.

Adult Swim’s and Cartoon Network Studios’ Samurai Jack has been nominated for three individual achievement awards, Craig Kellman has been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for his work on episode “XCVI”, Scott Wills has been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for episode “XCIII” and Paul Douglas has been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for episodes “XCIII”, “XCIV” and “XCIX”.

Rick and Morty episode writers Ryan Ridley and Dan Guterman have been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production” category for the episode “The Ricklantis Mixup”.

Warner Animation Group’s (owned by Turner’s sister company Warner Bros.) The Lego Batman Movie, has been nominated for three personal awards, the movie’s director – Chris McKay has been nominated for “Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production”, the voice of the Joker – Zach Galifianakis has been nominated for “Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production”. David Burrows, Matt Villa and John Venzon have also been nominated in the “Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Feature Production” category.

Cartoon Network Annie Awards 2018 Nominations

Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production For Children

We Bare Bears
Episode: Panda’s Art
Production Company: Cartoon Network Studios

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/production-categories/best-animated-television-broadcast-production-for-children

Outstanding Achievement for Music in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

The Powerpuff Girls
Episode: Home, Sweet Homesick
Production Company: Cartoon Network Studios
Composer: Mike Reagan
Lyricist: Bob Boyle

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-music-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

The Amazing World of Gumball
Episode: The Grades
Production Company: Great Marlborough Productions Ltd (Cartoon Network EMEA)
Voice Actor: Nicolas Cantu
Character: Gumball

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-voice-acting-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Adult Swim Annie Awards 2018 Nominations

Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production

Rick and Morty
Episode: 303 – “Pickle Rick”
Production Company: Williams Street Productions

Robot Chicken
Episode: Freshly Baked: The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special: Special Edition
Production Company: Stoopid Buddy Stoodios

Samurai Jack
Episode: XCIII
Production Company: Williams Street/Cartoon Network Studios

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/production-categories/best-general-audience-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

Samurai Jack
Episode: XCVI
Production Company: Adult Swim/Cartoon Network Studios
Character Design: Craig Kellman

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-character-design-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Production Design in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

Samurai Jack
Episode: XCIII
Production Company: Adult Swim/Cartoon Network Studios
Production Design: Scott Wills

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-production-design-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

Samurai Jack
Episode: XCIII, XCIV, XCIX
Production Company: Adult Swim
Nominee: Paul Douglas

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-editorial-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Outstanding Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television / Broadcast Production

Rick and Morty
Episode: 307 – “The Ricklantis Mixup”
Production Company: Williams Street Productions
Writer: Ryan Ridley
Writer: Dan Guterman

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-writing-in-an-animated-television-broadcast-production

Warner Animation Group Annie Awards 2018 Nominations

Outstanding Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production

The LEGO Batman Movie
Production Company: Warner Animation Group
Director: Chris McKay

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-directing-in-an-animated-feature-production

Outstanding Achievement for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production

The LEGO Batman Movie
Voice: Zach Galifianakis
Character: Joker

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-voice-acting-in-an-animated-feature-production

Outstanding Achievement for Editorial in an Animated Feature Production

The LEGO Batman Movie
Production Company: Warner Animation Group
Nominee: David Burrows
Nominee: Matt Villa
Nominee: John Venzon

http://www.annieawards.org/nominees/achievement-categories/outstanding-achievement-for-editorial-in-an-animated-feature-production

A full list of all the 45th Annie Awards nominations can be viewed on the link below:

http://annieawards.org/nominees/