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Jazz! Circus Tricks! Vegetables! Watch Our Fantastical ‘Toons!

May 3rd, 2010

Come one, come all to Channel Frederator, a stupendous side show of animation oddities! See the works of astonishing big-shot studio animators, astounding indie artists, and amazing post-it note flipbook animation the likes of which you’ve never seen! You with the face! Step right up and take a look…

Channel Frederator - “Distraxion” by Mike Stern: There’s no such thing as ‘easy listening’ in this CG smooth jazz fiasco.

Fredbits - “More Circus Tricks History Forgot” submitted by Totem X: Another short from the master of flipbookery Totem X!

Cartoon Hangover - “Porn on the Cob” by Dax Norman: Finally, a reason to eat your vegetables.

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Chickens, Robots & Dinosaurs! Oh, My!

April 26th, 2010

What a WEEK we have planned for you, Channel Frederator friends! Chickens! Robots! Dinosaurs! ALL IN ONE WEEK. Can you handle it?! Yes. Yes you can, and you will love every second of it. Cluck Cluck, wizz clank, ROOOAAARRR!

MONDAY Channel Frederator - “Chicken Cowboy” by Stephen Neary : A humble chicken learns to be brave in the face of bullies, bullets, and toast.

WEDNESDAY Fredbits - “Robot Dance Wars” by Toby Dale: Because the best way to settle a score is to just dance it out.

FRIDAY Cartoon Hangover - “Dino Rider” by Mikkel Siercke: A boy uses a dinosaur to exact revenge on his enemies (in lieu of dancing out his anger, it would seem).

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Happy Earth Day! Hug a Tree! Watch Some ‘Toons!

April 22nd, 2010

Happy Earth Day, Cartoon Friends!

Not only do we have an eco-friendly main show on Channel Frederator this week, but we also have a brand new weekly mini-program! Fredbits is go! The new show from Channel Frederator that’s just one very short and sweet ‘toon. If you have a film that is one minute or under, submit it here! Plus the world’s most awkward interview on Friday’s Cartoon Hangover. Not to be missed!

Channel Frederator - “Plastic Fish” by Naissance TV: Don’t throw trash out into the wild. You know better.

Fredbits - “Go Greener” submitted by Rex Martin: Quick Post It note animation that encourages cycling and recycling.

Cartoon Hangover - “Craig T. Squirrel” by Mike Hollingsworth: A case of mistaken identity wreaks havoc on some cuddly forest animals.

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Elk Hair Caddis! Earth Day! Pretend Words!

April 13th, 2010

Peter Smith, Alice Holme, Anders Brogaard, and Magnus Moller. Don’t forget these names, ’cause they just raised the bar on bonkers-awesome <— real term - animation. Their film “Elk Hair Caddis” is featured this week on Channel Frederator - you are welcome in advance, Fredheads. Check out Cartoon Hangover this Friday for a film that is creepytown, plus water conservation tips! You’re probably watching Adventure Time already, so keep that up… guess that’s it for now… OH! It’s spring, so play outside or sumpin’. It’s nice out.

“Elk Hair Caddis”, directed by Peter Smith: A product of Denmark’s Animation Workshop, “Elk Hair Caddis” is a bonkers-awesome film that combines several different techniques to create one (literally) eye-popping adventure.

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*New episode of Cartoon Hangover this Friday! “Chair Amie”! Plus, conservation tips only a mother could love! Follow CH on Twitter! Be our friend on Facebook! WOO!

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Replacement Dog! Adventure Times! Wewt!

April 6th, 2010

Dogs replacing people? Pen Ward interview? A talking Sasquatch?! Has the world on BANANAS?! Yyyyyyup! This week we have exciting junk all around the site and blog - check out Pen Ward’s exclusive Channel Frederator interview (if you haven’t yet), we’ve got cool animation from Casey Safron, king of Animation Block Party, and Cartoon Hangover, well… you’ll see. :)

“Replacement Dog” by Casey Safron and Garret Koeppicus: A short and sweet short about a lady with commitment issues and a penchant for piercings.

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*New episode of Cartoon Hangover this Friday! “Talkin’ Sasquatch Blues”! Follow CH on Twitter! Be our friend on Facebook! WOO!

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

-Bailee DesRocher

Like a Pen! Like a Finn… Hat! Adventure Time Special!

March 24th, 2010

So much excellent Channel Frederator goodness! This episode is fanTAStic, there’s an upcoming Adventure Time Channel Frederator exclusive THIS WEDNESDAY, plus the good folks at Threadbanger have given you the gift of a DIY Finn hat! Who could ask for anything more? Nobody, that is who.

“Like a Pen” dir. by Andreas Nilsson, music by The Knife: All the animation styles that you can handle. Seriously, it might melt your face. Just sayin’.

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*New episode of Cartoon Hangover this Friday! Drink & Draw Miami 2! Follow CH on Twitter! Be our friend on Facebook! WOO!

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WARNING: Channel Frederator is rated EXPLICIT. Man, that ‘toon was so *bleepin’* excellent. Oops. Sorry. Some content on CF is pretty grown up. If you’re under 18, get a parent’s permission prior to viewing.

-Bailee DesRocher

Holy Rotten Tomatoes, it’s Channel Frederator!

March 9th, 2010

After seeing this weeks episode, you will be certain to clean out your fridge. I’ve heard of small cannibalistic beings born out of a fruit salad but this is ridiculous. Next week - battling T-Shirts!

“Homunculus” by Sam Stephens & Chris Mauch - A rotten raspberry begets a tiny man and a whole mess of trouble in this mixed media short.

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*New episode of Cartoon Hangover this Friday! “No Naked” plus Drink & Draw interview with animator Caroline Foley! Follow CH on Twitter! Be our friend on Facebook! WOO!

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

-Bailee DesRocher

Evil Robots! Fredbots! Gingerale my foot!

March 2nd, 2010

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“The Machine” by Rob Shaw - Man’s pursuit of technology comes at a high price in this surreal, circular fable.

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*New episode of Cartoon Hangover this Friday! “The Olsen Twins Song”! Follow CH on Twitter! Be our friend on Facebook! WOO!

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

-Bailee DesRocher

Oscars! Giants! You!

February 17th, 2010

Whaddya say to the Academy’s picks for Best Animated Feature? We say there’s a lot of them this year, and that’s radical! This week you get to watch a fun little film, plus Carl gets your take on the animated Oscar noms. Cartoon Hangover features a festival flick from Sundance! Animation that is both Hangover worthy and Sundance worthy? You bet.

“The Clod” (”Hrouda”) by Jaromír Plachý: A giant becomes a big nuisance as it slowly approaches a tiny home.

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*New episode of Cartoon Hangover this Friday! “Meatwaffle”! Follow CH on Twitter! Be our friend on Facebook! WOO!

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

-Bailee DesRocher

Love, Love, Love!

February 10th, 2010

Ah, love is in the air! Either that, or we’re downwind from a sewage treatment plant. This week on Channel Frederator, fall in love with animation all over again! We’ve got an excellent ‘toon, plus Carl gets solicited by a boozy inamorata! Don’t forget to check back Friday for a very special Cartoon Hangover Crossover!

“Without Thunder”, by Daisy Edwards: The misery of a rainy day in NYC is swept away by a surprise kiss.

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*New episode of Cartoon Hangover this Friday! Awkward web dating! Follow CH on Twitter! Be our friend on Facebook! WOO!

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WARNING: Channel Frederator is rated EXPLICIT. Man, Valentine’s Day is so *bleepin’* romantical! 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