Monster Weekend (Hallowe’en Special) On Cartoon Network Southeast Asia & Cartoon Network Australia

Next Weekend is Hallowe’en (31/10/2014 – 02/11/2014) and Cartoon Network Southeast Asia and Cartoon Network Australia are having a special block called Monster Weekend. The block will feature the specially commissioned movie, Monster Beach, the new Courage the Cowardly Dog special, The Fog of Courage and the premiere of Scooby-Doo Camp Scare. Also the block will feature scary/Hallowe’en episodes of popular Cartoon Network shows such as The Amazing World of Gumball, Uncle Grandpa and Adventure Time.

Monster Beach TV Movie On Cartoon Network Australia And Southeast Asia For Hallowe’en

Today, Cartoon Network Australia and Cartoon Network Southeast Asia have uploaded promos onto YouTube for the Monster Beach feature-length TV movie which is due to air on 31st October (Hallowe’en) at 5pm (AEST) on Cartoon Network Australia and 5pm for Singapore/Malaysia, 4pm Thailand on Cartoon Network Southeast Asia. The movie follows the adventures of Jan and her brother Dean on a secluded island…. inhabited by monsters!

This movie was specially commissioned by Cartoon Network and was animated by Top Draw in the Philippines and was created by Bogan Entertainment in Australia.

Cartoon Network Southeast Asia promo:

Cartoon Network Australia Promo:

Cartoon Network Extends International Shorts Programme To The Philippines

Cartoon Network has extended its talent search by bringing the International Shorts Program to the Philippines. Cartoon Network is currently the No. 1 kids channel in the Philippines and is on a talent search to find writers, artists and studios that can develop a locally made animated series. Top Draw Animation based in Manila is producing a feature-length animated movie called Monster Beach which was commissioned by Cartoon Network Asia Pacific, the movie was created by Bogan Entertainment Solutions based in Melbourne, Australia.

Silas Hickey, Cartoon Network’s Creative Director for Animation Development in Asia Pacific, made this statement:

“Our International Shorts Program signals serious intent that we are continuing to support the animation industry in Asia Pacific. We truly recognize the value of the talent in this region and a show like Monster Beach allows it to be consumed by a global audience. It’s really funny stuff and, with the exception of some voice talent based in North America, it’s all created in Australia, Hong Kong, and right here in the Philippines.”

In the Asia Pacific region, Monster Beach premieres across Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand on Halloween (October 31st), an North American or EMEA release date hasn’t been announced yet.

Exchange Student Zero, an animated series also produced by Top Draw Animation, will premiere on Cartoon Network in mid-2015.