DHX Media’s Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs And Supernoobs Nominated For 2019 Canadian Screen Awards; Wishfart Also Receives Five Nominations

DHX Media's Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs And Supernoobs Nominated For 2019 Canadian Screen Awards; Wishfart Also Receives Five Nominations

DHX Media’s Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs And Supernoobs Nominated For 2019 Canadian Screen Awards; Wishfart Also Receives Five Nominations

DHX Media, the producers of two animated shows that air on Cartoon Network worldwide – Supernoobs and Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs have received Canadian Screen Awards 2019 nominations for both shows. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series has been nominated in the “2019 Best Animated Program or Series” category, also the show’s composer – Steffan Andrews has been nominated in the “2019 Original Best Music, Animation” category specifically for the episode – “Something Fishy”. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs has also been nominated twice in the “Best Performance, Animation” category for voice performances by Seán Cullen (voice of Tim Lockwood, Mayor Shelbourne and Old Rick) and Clé Bennett (voice of Earl Devereaux).

DHX’s Supernoobs has been nominated in the “Best Sound, Animation” category, credited to Mike Mancuso, Ryan Eligh, Joe Tetreau, Dante Winkler, Eric Mattar-Hurlbut and Paul Talbott.

Another Canadian animated show – Wishfart has been nominated three times in the same category for “Best Writing, Animation” for the episodes “Does This Please The Jigmaster” (written by Emer Connon), “Litterfools Ain’t Cool” (written by show creators John Hazlett, Lienne Sawatsky and Dan Williams) and “Aw, Man!” (written by Stephanie Kaliner). Wishfart has also been nominated in the “Best Direction, Animation” category, specifically for animation work by Jason Groh in the episode – “We Can Eat Sand”. The show has also been nominated in the “Best Sound, Animation” category, credited to Scott McCrorie for the episode – “We Are Cheetah Face!”. Wishfart has aired on Cartoon Network UK and Cartoon Network Africa.

The 2019 Canadian Screen Awards: Broadcast Gala will air live on CBC on Sunday 31st March at 8pm (9pm AT/9.30pm NT).

List Of All The Canadian Screen Awards Nominations For Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs, Supernoobs and Wishfart

Best Animated Program or Series

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
YTV (Corus Entertainment)
(DHX Media)
Mark Evestaff, Josh Scherba, Kirsten Newlands, Steven Denure, Ken Faier, Rick Mischel, Lesley Jenner, James Brown

Best Original Music, Animation

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs – Something Fishy
YTV (Corus Entertainment)
(DHX Media)
Steffan Andrews

Best Performance, Animation

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
YTV (Corus Entertainment)
(DHX Media)
Clé Bennett

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
YTV (Corus Entertainment)
(DHX Media)
Seán Cullen

Best Sound, Animation

Supernoobs
Family Channel (DHX Media)
(DHX Media)
Mike Mancuso, Ryan Eligh, Joe Tetreau, Dante Winkler, Eric Mattar-Hurlbut, Paul Talbott

Wishfart – We Are Cheetah Face!
Teletoon (Corus Entertainment)
(Wishfart Productions Inc.)
Scott McCrorie

Best Writing, Animation

Wishfart – Does This Please The Jigmaster
Teletoon (Corus Entertainment)
(Wishfart Productions Inc.)
Emer Connon

Wishfart – Litterfools Ain’t Cool
Teletoon (Corus Entertainment)
(Wishfart Productions Inc.)
John Hazlett, Lienne Sawatsky, Dan Williams

Wishfart – Aw, Man!
Teletoon (Corus Entertainment)
(Wishfart Productions Inc.)
Stephanie Kaliner

Best Direction, Animation

Wishfart – We Can Eat Sand
Teletoon (Corus Entertainment)
(Wishfart Productions Inc.)
Jason Groh

A plain text version of all the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards nominations can be viewed on the link below:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IF1os0hZmhSquOf_-6DWmF9el3AL74N94fQsXNoWO58/edit

https://www.academy.ca/nominees/

Cartoon Network UK Wishfart New Show Premieres Friday 8th June

Cartoon Network UK Wishfart New Show Premieres Friday 8th June

Cartoon Network UK Wishfart New Show Premieres Friday 8th June

On Friday 8th June, Cartoon Network UK will be premiering a brand new show – Wishfart. The new show will air as part of Cartoon Network UK’s New Fridays programming block, every Friday at 4pm. Wishfart follows the life of a teenager leprechaun called Dez who is learning to control and wield his wish-granted powers, his friends include a Japanese girl who’s also a ghost – Akiko and a talking puffin – called Puffin, together they go on unbelievably strange adventures including a battle against the King of the Underworld, saving the city from “gingerdead” people, ice cream monsters and rainbow storms. However wishes often get out of control and Dez and his friends have to fix the situation. There’s one vitally important lesson to learn from the new series – Be careful for what you wish for!

Wishfart is created by John Hazlett, Lienne Sawatsky and Dan Williams, the show is produced by the show’s very own company – Wishfart Productions and also the owner’s of Teletoon and Cartoon Network Canada – Corus and also Nelvana (also owned by Corus). Cartoon Network UK acquired the broadcasting rights to the new show in December last year in a 40 episode deal with the show’s distributor – Bejuba! Entertainment. Wishfart has also premiered on Cartoon Network Africa in January this year, as well as UK kids free-to-air channel – CITV last September.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2017/12/cartoon-network-uk-and-cartoon-network-africa-buys-wishfart-broadcasting-rights/

http://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk

Cartoon Network UK And Cartoon Network Africa Buys Wishfart Broadcasting Rights

Cartoon Network UK And Cartoon Network Africa Buys Wishfart Broadcasting Rights

Cartoon Network UK And Cartoon Network Africa Buys Wishfart Broadcasting Rights

Cartoon Network UK and Cartoon Network Africa has acquired the broadcasting rights for the surreal animated comedy – Wishfart from Canadian distributor – Bejuba! Entertainment. Wishfart was commissioned by Teletoon Canada (owned by Corus Entertainment who are also the operators of Cartoon Network Canada) and is produced by Wishfart Productions. Created by Dan Williams, Lienne Sawatsky and John Hazlett, the animated series follows the life of a teenage leprechaun with new-found wish-granting powers, his friends include a Japanese ghost girl named Akiko and a talking puffin.

As part of the deal with Bejuba!, Turner UK and Turner Africa now have the rights to air 40 Wishfart episodes, each episode has a runtime of eleven minutes. Wishfart also airs on UK free-to-air children’s channel – CITV (Children’s Independent Television), Turner has also acquired the broadcasting rights for the show in Israel.

Wishfart will premiere on Cartoon Network Africa on 1st January 2018, new episodes air Monday to Friday at 12.05pm CAT and repeated on weekends at 06.10am CAT. As of yet, it’s not known when the show will premiere on Cartoon Network UK.

https://www.c21media.net/bejuba-grants-cn-wishfart/
http://kidscreen.com/2017/12/04/cartoon-network-takes-wishfart-wide/

http://bejuba.com/