Cartoon Network Brazil’s New Young Adult Programming Block: CN Off-Air

Cartoon Network Brazil's New Young Adult Programming Block: CN Off-Air

Cartoon Network Latin America’s New Young Adult Programming Block: CN Off-Air

Starting from today (Monday 5th November), Cartoon Network Latin America will be airing a brand new programming block aimed at young adults – CN Off-Air. According to Adriana Alcântara, senior director of content and national production for Cartoon Network Brazil, the channel has high ratings in 18-24 year old demographic, many of the young adults who watch the channel also grew up watching the channel and continue to enjoy the channel’s output.

The programming block features 100% Brazilian-originated animated shorts mixed-in with scheduled programming and will air from 10pm every Monday. During the block, Cartoon Network will be showcasing colourless lined animated shorts featuring the characters from classic Cartoon Network shows such as Dexter’s Laboratory and more recent shows such as Adventure Time. Animated shorts include A liga da procrastinação (The Procrastination League) featuring Uncle Grandpa; Regular Show’s Mordecai and Rigby; and Richard Watterson from The Amazing World of Gumball and Promessas de vilões (Promises of Villains) which features the villains from various Cartoon Network shows.

http://blogs.correiobraziliense.com.br/proximocapitulo/bloco-cn-off-air-novidade-do-cartoon-network/

Cartoon Network Studios Europe Greenlights A New Animated Series Elliott From Earth

Cartoon Network Studios Europe Greenlights A New Animated Series Elliott From Earth

Cartoon Network Studios Europe Greenlights A New Animated Series Elliott From Earth

Today (2nd July), Cartoon Network EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) has greenlit a brand new animated show – Elliott From Earth, the new show will be developed by the same London UK-based production team behind Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball, which has been a success worldwide. Elliot From Earth follows the adventures of a young boy named Elliott who finds himself living on a spaceship inhabited by aliens from different parts of the universe, it’s a show about finding your place in the world, although the show’s premise takes place in outer space and yes, Elliott also makes friends with a dinosaur. The show offers a funny and warm-hearted insight into kids lives, whether they’re human or not.

The new show is an animated sci-fi sitcom and will have twenty episodes and each episode will have a runtime of eleven minutes, and unlike Gumball its has a more traditional 2D uniformed look, which is a departure from Gumball’s unconventional mixed-media appearance. Judging from the released artwork, the show makes use of colour, shading and luminosity to produce a beautifully stunning look.

Cartoon Network Studios Europe Greenlights A New Animated Series Elliott From Earth

Production for Elliott From Earth is set to start in September 2018, as The Amazing World of Gumball is wrapping up production, the show will be the second series produced by Cartoon Network Studios Europe’s London studio and will have some of the same talented staff (scriptwriting, storyboarding and editing team) who also worked on Gumball, including the creator of Elliott from Earth – Guillaume Cassuto, who previously worked as an episode scriptwriter and as composition supervisor on the show. Guillaume also recently worked on the new animated/live-action Gorillaz music video for the song – Humility, which features temporary band member – Ace, also known as the leader of The Gangreen Gang in Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls.

While describing the new show – “Elliott from Earth”, the show’s creator – Guillaume Cassuto said:

“Elliott’s story has been in the back of my mind for a long time, and working my way through a number of different roles on Gumball gave me a unique look into how to bring such a project to life. I’m beyond excited to have the chance to introduce Elliott to the world, and very proud to have this amazing team with me for the ride. I hope kids and animation fans across the universe will love Elliott just as much as we do.”

From The Turner EMEA Press Release: Cartoon Network Gives The Greenlight Signal To “Elliott From Earth”: Brand new series from the team behind Cartoon Network’s multi award-winning hit “The Amazing World of Gumball”

Turner’s Cartoon Network announced today the greenlight of an all-new original series, Elliott From Earth, from the UK-based team behind its global hit The Amazing World of Gumball.

Elliott from Earth is a 20 x 11-minute animated sci-fi sitcom that offers a uniquely funny and warm-hearted perspective into the everyday life of kids – whether they’re human or not. Elliott is a human boy who finds himself living on a spaceship full of aliens from all parts of the universe. It’s a show about finding your place in the world, even if it’s in outer space. Oh, and there’s a dinosaur.

Set to begin production in September 2018, Elliott From Earth is the newest Cartoon Network Original to be produced out of the network’s EMEA hub, and the latest from the pool of talent working on The Amazing World of Gumball. It is created by Guillaume Cassuto – formerly a scriptwriter and composition supervisor on Gumball – with the acclaimed Gumball scriptwriting, storyboarding and editing team lined-up to bring the show to life.

Guillaume Cassuto, Creator of Elliott from Earth said: “Elliott’s story has been in the back of my mind for a long time, and working my way through a number of different roles on Gumball gave me a unique look into how to bring such a project to life. I’m beyond excited to have the chance to introduce Elliott to the world, and very proud to have this amazing team with me for the ride. I hope kids and animation fans across the universe will love Elliott just as much as we do.”

http://www.turner.com/story/cartoon-network-gives-greenlight-signal-%E2%80%9Celliott-earth%E2%80%9D

Cartoon Network Latin America Greenlights The Legend of Zeta And Ozz Animated Shorts Series

Cartoon Network Latin America Greenlights The Legend of Zeta And Ozz Animated Shorts Series

Cartoon Network Latin America Greenlights The Legend of Zeta And Ozz Animated Shorts Series

After the events of MIPJunior from over the weekend (14/10/2017 – 15/10/2017) and on the first day of MIPCOM which is today (16/10/2017), Cartoon Network Latin America has announced that they’ve greenlit another animated shorts series called – “The Legend of Zeta & Ozz”. The series will be produced by a combined effort of three different Chile-based studios – Punk Robot, Niño Viejo and Typpo. The addition of The Legend of Zeta & Ozz follows other recent animated projects by Cartoon Network Latin America including Oswaldo, Jorel’s Brother, Viking Tales and Villainous.

The new series tells the story of a friendship between a fox with an egotistical attitude and an enthusiastic but childish bear. Both Zeta and Ozz want to be immortalised as legends by attempting ridiculous challenges, but they always fall short of their dreams. Despite not being up to the mark, they still have fun during their surreal adventures while traveling in their van across the continent of “Golden Moon”.

The Legend of Zeta & Ozz was the Winner of the “Best TV Series Project” Disney Award at the MIFA Pitching Sessions, Annecy Animation Festival and Market in 2015. There will be episodes with various lengths of runtime, there will be 39 episodes that will be 7 minutes long, 10 episodes that will be 3 minutes long and ten episodes that will be 15 seconds long, the new show is already in production and will air on Cartoon Network feeds in the Latin American region and digital shorts will also appear on Cartoon Network’s multiscreen services in the region, for example – Cartoon Network Anything.

Punk Robot became the first ever Latin American animation company to win an Oscar, the studio won an Oscar for the short animated film “Bear Story” at last year’s Oscars ceremony. Niño Viejo (literally means “Old Child” in Spanish), is a Santiago based animation studio and has worked on many TV shows and short films, the director of Niño Viejo’s “Sing with Meaning: A Violeta Parra Biography” – Leo Beltrán will be working as the project director for The Legend of Zeta & Ozz.

According to Leo Beltrán, the show is aimed for boys and girls and it will be fast-paced, the show’s storyline isn’t predictable and it’s influenced by comic-book style storytelling and the show’s artwork will feature a palette of highly-defined colours.

While Punk Robot and Niño Viejo will be specialising in animation, Typpo Creative Lab will be working on the show’s script, the company has worked with several studios and projects, including a few productions of their own.

The scriptwriter for the new series – Bambü Orellana said “The Legend of Zeta & Ozz seeks to tell a story that, while superficially about competitiveness, ego-centrism and giving out nicknames, deep down it’s about two best friends who do whatever it takes to have fun together”

In an statement from Pato Escala, executive producer at Punkrobot Studio he added: “This project is a great challenge for us and we are happy to have Cartoon Network Latin America’s creative support. We want to develop a project that will make Latin American animation proud around the world.”

Hernán La Greca, the senior director of original production for Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Tooncast Latin America also commented: “We are thrilled to work on this new project with talented people that put so much love in the product. This new co-production in Chile confirms our ongoing commitment to foster local animation in Latin America.”

Description of The Legend of Zeta & Ozz from Typpo’s Website:

Zeta and Ozz are the bestest of best friends, a couple of party dudes and extreme showoffs trying to show the world how awesome they are at everything. Zeta is a super egocentric fox and Ozz a totally childish bear. Together they travel in their van all over the fantastic mega continent of “Golden Moon”, having fun and turning every little thing into a challenge they must win.

TV SERIES

“The Legend of Zeta & Ozz” has 7-minute long episodes for TV, in each of them they’ll stop their traveling and find a new ridiculous self-imposed challenge to overcome; they might try to prove they have the best handshake in the world and accidentally discover an ultra-secret greeting that opens a portal to another dimension and have to face the god of all greetings; or maybe they’ll find a mug in the desert labeled “Best Boss Ever” and fight over who of them deserves it; or even just find out you can’t sneeze with your eyes open and being determined to be the first ones to make it.

DIGITAL SHORTS

These little stories come in two lengths, 3 minutes and 15 seconds.

The first ones focus on Zeta and Ozz’s never ending road trip; we’ll see things like how they take turns driving, stop to go to the bathroom, fight over who gets to play his music on the radio or start a forest fire trying to cook some hotdogs.

The shortest ones are just little gags focusing on their kind of mean but super loving relationship.

http://variety.com/2017/tv/festivals/mipcom-cartoon-network-nino-viejo-typpo-chile-1202590498/

http://www.cartoonnetworkla.com

http://www.punkrobot.cl/

http://typpo.cl/portfolio_page/the-legend-of-zeta-ozz-tv-series-digital-shorts-39×7-10×3-10×15/

http://ninoviejo.cl/