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Marjane Satrapi - Cartoonist of the Year!

July 1st, 2008

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Here at Channel Frederator headquarters, we consider Cartoonist of the Year to be our most prestigious award. This award goes to the one person in cartoons who has made the biggest impact on the industry. We ask for input from all of our viewers, then argue fiercely about it here at Channel Frederator headquarters. This year was tough. We had a few great suggestions. In the end, however, we really thought that Marjane Satrapi, creator behind Persepolis, truly deserved this award. Eric Homan, Channel Frederator’s President of Programming, wrote a great tribute to Marjane for the Channel Frederator Awards program, so I’ll leave it to him! - Carrie

When we created the Cartoonist of the Year category for last year’s inaugural Channel Frederator Awards, we decided the honor would go to the person who brought the most attention to the world of animation in recent months. Choosing our first recipient, John Lasseter, was an easy call. Even easier was choosing this year’s winner, Marjane Satrapi.

Ms Satrapi, who co-directed and co-wrote Persepolis with Vincent Paronnaud, based the movie on her own autobiographical graphic novels. By making the film, she’s given the average American adult audience everything it craves in its movie-going experience – a French, hand-drawn, [Read more…]

Double Trouble - Channel Frederator Awards Ep. 4

June 25th, 2008

In Episode 4 of the Channel Frederator Awards, we actually have two - count ‘em, TWO double awards winners! Plus, we announce the winner of the Cartoon of the Year. So without further adieu…
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We got a boatload of e-mails voting for our Cartoon of the Year and in the end, it was a close call, but our viewers chose Fumi and the Bad Luck Foot, by David Chai. David is also taking home the award for “Best Traditional Film” so he has a gorgeous set of bookends. Congrats David!
I must admit that I’ve been in love with Fumi for a long time. Not [Read more…]

It’s Time To Participate!

May 22nd, 2008

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That’s right folks! This is your chance to participate in the Second Annual Channel Frederator Awards.
We’re looking to get your input and feedback for our episodes. So upload a clip, send us an e-mail or call the Channel Frederator hotline at 888-414-8148. Tell us your thoughts on:

Your favorite nominees
Why Cartoons?
Who should be Cartoonist of the Year and why?
or
Just give us a shout and tell us you’re excited for the awards!

We want to make sure that our viewers, the most important aspect of the Channel Frederator Awards, get heard! - Carrie

More Artwork and Essays from Essay-Ville!

May 19th, 2008

Artwork by Joanna Davidovich

Essay by Amid Amidi

Why Cartoons?

Tex Avery. Chuck Jones. Bob Clampett. John Hubley. Bobe Cannon. Frank Tashlin. Friz Freleng. Bob McKimson. Emile Cohl. Winsor McCay. Ward Kimball. Jack Kinney. Hugh Harman. Rudolf Ising. Max Fleischer. Lotte Reiniger. Bill Hanna. Joe Barbera. Willis O’Brien. Otto Messmer. Walt Disney. Ray Harryhausen. Ub Iwerks.

Why Cartoons?

Karel Zeman. Bretislav Pojar. Jiri Trnka. George Pal. Walerian Borowczyk. Osamu Tezuka. Bob Godfrey. George Dunning. Alexandre Alexeieff. Claire Parker. Stan Brakhage. John Whitney. Jan Lenica. Witold Giersz. Terry Gilliam. Vladimir Kristl. Lou Bunin. Dusan Vukotic. Boris Kolar. Fyodor Khitruk. Peter Sachs. Richard Williams. Yoji Kuri. Stan VanDerBeek. Ralph Bakshi. Gene Deitch. Len Glasser. Luzzati & Gianini. Norman McLaren. John Korty. Kihachiro Kawamoto. Ladislas Starewicz. Ryan Larkin. Ernest Pintoff. Fred Crippen. Jan Svankmajer. Len Lye. Hy Hirsh. Frederick Back. Oskar Fischinger. Jay Ward. Peter Foldes.

Why Cartoons?

Bruce Bickford. Brad Bird. Trey Parker. Matt Stone. John Lasseter. Smith & [Read more…]

More CFA_08 Art & Essays from Essay-ville

May 16th, 2008

I wanted to start off this section of Art and Essays from teammates from Team Frederator, with my art piece for the Awards Booklet. Kicking things off, so to speak. -Jeaux

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2008 Cartoonist of the Year!

May 13th, 2008

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Who is the 2008 cartoonist of the year?

We would love to tell you the answer to that intriguing question… But quite frankly, we aren’t sure yet. At Channel Frederator, we are posing that very question to you, the viewers, because you make Channel Frederator what it is.

So please, rack your brains and think of a cartoonist that has made an impact on your cartoon watching experience… Send us your input, your ideas, and any or all of your choices for the 2008 cartoonist of the year… And your pick just may be awarded the prestigious Channel Frederator Award.

Let the brain-racking begin.

-Angie