Every year since 1991, the organization CARTOON, with the support of the MEDIA program of the European Union, selects one short European animated film as the "Cartoon D'Or," or "best European animation film." This year's winner, announced at the Cartoon Forum in Greece (September 23-27), is "L'Enfant au Grelot" ("Charlie's Christmas") by Jacques-Remy Girerd (France), which also won awards at this year's Annecy and Stuttgart festivals.
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Every year since 1991, the organization CARTOON, with the support of the MEDIA program of the European Union, selects one short European animated film as the Cartoon DOr, or best European animation film. Nominees are selected from the list of top prize-winning and recommended films from participating European animation festivals: Annecy, Brussels, Cardiff, Espinho, Stuttgart, Utrecht and, new this year, Oslo. The director of the Cartoon DOr winning film will receive 25,000 ECU (approximately U.S. $25,000) to spend on a new animation project.
Due to minor post-production delays, CARTOON NETWORK has moved the premiere of its newest animated half-hour series, Ed, Edd n Eddy. The show, produced by Danny Antonuccis A.K.A. Cartoons, will now debut on Monday January, 4, 1999, pushed back from its original November launch date.
CARTOON NETWORK has promoted DEA CONNICK PEREZ to vice president of programming and production, a role in which she will direct all aspects of programming, including scheduling, acquisitions and program operations. She joined the Atlanta-based company in 1997 as program director, and was previously director of acquisitions at Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite/TV Land.
SAM REGISTER has been promoted to vice president of CARTOON NETWORK ONLINE. He was previously creative director for the division, and has overseen the development and recent launch of the network's web site, www.cartoonnetwork.com. Prior to joining Cartoon Network in Atlanta, Register worked in San Francisco at (Colossal) Pictures as creative director and at Turner New Media, where, as creative director, he created the Cartoon Network World section of America Online.
Ray Harryhausen, who brought puppets from the production of his stop-motion visual effects, was presented a Lifetime Achievement Award by modern-day counterpart, Ken Ralston. © Craig Skinner/Celebrity Photo, courtesy of WAC.Well, here I am after a week of WAC and I'm pretty much none the worse for the wear. Then again, I spent a full day at the Internet Pow-Wow on Monday, took Tuesday completely off, went to only a few events on Wednesday and Thursday then attended solid screenings between 1 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday. Some of my friends who attended the festival did a lot more and they had the...
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The latest from Europe, Heikki Jokinen recounts the news and views from Arles, France's Cartoon Forum.
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What is CARTOON and just what are they doing in Arles? Heikki Jokinen answers all of our questions as he outlines the European Union's MEDIA program, CARTOON, the European Association of Animated Film.
What's On in... Ghana
Compiled by Kofi Sarpong
Time Channel Program
4:00 a.m. Cartoon Network Pac Man
4:30 a.m. Cartoon Network Yogi's Treasure Hunt
5:00 a.m. Cartoon Network Hong Kong Phooey
5:05 a.m. K-TV The Mouse and the Monster
5:30 a.m. Cartoon Network Scooby and Scrappy
5:30 a.m. K-TV Little Bear
5:50 a.m. K-TV Simba Surprise
6:00 a.m. K-TV Little Lulu
7:00 a.m. K-TV Iron Man
7:25 a.m. K-TV Roundabout
7:30 a.m. Cartoon Network ...
What's On in... Japan
Compiled by Jackie Leger
Time Channel Program
7:00 a.m. TV Osaka Cartoons (variety)
10:30 a.m. YTV Cartoon Osturbo
3:55 p.m. CBC Batsu Tei (movie)
5:00 p.m. MBS Old Japanese Tales (cartoon)
5:00 p.m. KTV One Wa Chokaku (cartoon)
7:00 p.m. ABC Culey Honey (cartoon)
Jill McGreal discusses the politics of funding for animation via the European Union's CARTOON initiative, which is trying to create the infrastructure for a transnational industry.