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Leah Shore’s “Meatwaffle”

February 23rd, 2010

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“Meatwaffle” is a strange, mixed media animation that has polarized audiences everywhere - from the CF YouTube page to Sundance. Take a look at what the the film’s director, Leah Shore, has to say about her work… plus the heartwarming adjective she invented.

Cartoon Hangover: Where did you study animation?

Leah Shore: I went to RISD for my undergrad and majored in Film, Animation and Video.

CH: Who are your favorite artists?

LS: SOOOO many artists… from off the top of my head - Ralph Steadman, Eric Fishl. Jan Svankmajer, My Mom, Dali,Tom Waits, Matthew Barney, Patti Smith, Robert Mapplethorpe. and many many mooore..

CH: What gave you the idea for “Meatwaffle”?

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Galileo! Butterflies! Streamys!

January 12th, 2010

This week we take a look at a little film with a lot of heart - coming at you all the way from France! Don’t forget to nominate Channel Frederator and Cartoon Hangover for the Streamy Awards!

1. Go to: http://channelfrederator.com/streamys

2. Vote Channel Frederator for “Best Hosted Web Series”
Vote Cartoon Hangover for “Best New Web Series”

3. The URLS are http://channelfrederator.com and http://channelfrederator.com/hangover, respectively.

Done! Look, you voted! And now for our film…

“Galileo”, by Ghislain Avrillon: A whimsical look an imaginative young boy.

*New episode of Cartoon Hangover this Friday! Tim Beckhardt! You can now follow CH on Twitter!

*Leave lots of comments and follow CF on Twitter too!

*Want to submit? Then go for it! Click here!

WARNING: Channel Frederator is rated EXPLICIT. Man, 2010 is so *bleepin’* awesome! Oops. Sorry. Some content on CF is pretty grown up. If you’re under 18, get your parent’s permission prior to viewing.

-Bailee DesRocher

“Mountain” by Kirsten Lepore

January 4th, 2010

Mountain from Kirsten Lepore on Vimeo.

Here’s a little diddy by Channel Frederator favorite, Kirsten Lepore! Check out Kirsten’s previous CF episode and interviews!

-Bailee DesRocher

Cartoon Hangover is Almost Here!

December 3rd, 2009

‘Sup nerds?! It’s finally here! December 10th is go time for Cartoon Hangover, a new show from Channel Frederator that is grown-ups only animation. If you have a dirty ‘toon lyin’ around, submit that sh*t! Also, it’s hosted by yours truly, so if anything you know it’ll be super hot with fabulous hair. It’s already your favorite show. No big deal.

BTW, Cartoon Hangover is NSFW.

See you on December 10th, you sexy bunch of animation nerds!

-Bailee DesRocher

Celebrate 4 Years of Channel Frederator!

October 2nd, 2009

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Hey there, Channel Frederator Fans!

We want you to help us throw down for our 4 year anniversary with a slew of fantastic films for one big, bad episode! We’re looking for 4 second animations of what you think the Fredbot would do to celebrate his Happy 4th!

Upload your film to the submissions page. Please type “4 SECOND FREDBOT BY (your name)” in the title box. Best file size and type is 640×360 .mov Done and done!

Deadline is October 12th!

If you have other films you’d like featured on Channel Frederator, check out this article! We can’t wait to show your work, and in addition to interviews and hype for you - with our new format there’s cash available to anyone that gets their work shown!

Woo!

‘Barrista’ goes live!

July 13th, 2009

Our very first episode, November 2005, featured Pendleton Ward’s wonderful “Barrista.”

The other day, Frederator producer Carrie Miller saw this live action adaption on someone’s tumblr.

It’s a wonderful world.

–Fred

EXTRA! EXTRA!

March 23rd, 2009

There is a super extra special episode of Channel Frederator available today! This episode comes to us from our buddies over at Indy Mogul!

Indy Mogul host, Erik Beck is invited to visit the acclaimed Dreamworks Animation Studios to show you how the stunning animation in the new film Monsters Vs. Aliens was created.  The talented team at Dreamworks shows off new technology and techniques that were developed to achieve the animation and digital 3D images of the film.  From real models of the Golden Gate Bridge to the revolutionary, state-of-the-art 3D virtual camera, this episode of Hollywood FX reveals it all.

Check it out at www.channelfrederator.com and get even more at www.indymogul.com!

March Cartoon of the Month is Too Sweet!

March 23rd, 2009

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It’s that time again! Time to announce our March Cartoon of the Month. We had a really great variety of films that were contenders this month - bears, cars, ghosts, goldfish, narwhals, cupcakes and more. Honestly, though, in the end we all know that cupcakes RULE! So it’s really no surprise that Kirsten Lepore is taking home the totally sweet $100 prize-pack of exclusive Cartoon of the Month Channel Frederator merchandise for her film, Sweet Dreams.
Kirsten was Channel Frederator’s first featured filmmaker in episode #166. Our very own Bailee DesRocher did an awesome two part interview with Kirsten where she tells all about this great film. Make sure you check it out here, and here.
I also asked Kirsten what kind of advice she has for any of you creative filmmakers out there that want to win the Cartoon of the Month prize yourself. She says:

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Last Day for the 2-Second Cartoon Contest!

March 5th, 2009


That’s right folks! Just over 24 hours to upload your 2-second cartoon for our St. Patrick’s day contest. We’ve already gotten quite a few awesome entries and are looking forward to yours!
You could be taking home a brand-spanking-new Nintendo DSi (yes, that’s the new, fancy-pants, improved version of the Nintendo handheld device that is being released in April).
Make sure you visit the contest page here, and submit your film at: www.channelfrederator.com/submit - Carrie

Felipe Zuleta Eats Up the Cartoon of the Month Prize

February 19th, 2009

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Congratulations to Felipe Zuleta! His film, Big Eater, takes home February’s Cartoon of the Month Prize! Featured in Channel Frederator episode 166, this film follows an epic eating battle. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you might get a little bit hungry.
Felipe will be the recipient of an awesome $100 prize-pack of exclusive Channel Frederator merchandise. I asked Felipe if he had any advice for other budding filmmakers who want to win this prestigious award as well. Felipe’s adice was:

Well, do your best! put everything into your work so you can be proud of it and have no regrets, then bug, bug, and… bug everyone to go into Channel Frederator, see and rate your work! then pray (that’s what I did :P)

For more about Felipe and his film, check out the great interview that our very own Bailee DesRocher did with Felipe by clicking here. And don’t forget, your film could [Read more…]