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Fanboy and Chum Chum

Archive for May, 2010


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May 26th, 2010

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We haven’t posted this before, have we?

–Fred

“The Incredible Chulk” Title Cards

May 25th, 2010

Episode #146. Artwork by Roman Laney.

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Ancient Fanboy Promo

May 24th, 2010

Fanboy & Chum Chum promo interstitial 1 from fredseibert on Vimeo.

So way back at the beginning of production, Eric and his crew produced a series of short Fanboy promos to tease the show. The gang worked pretty hard on them, but, to the best of my knowledge, the clips never aired. The characters evolved a bit between the time they were made and when they were scheduled to air, so maybe that’s why. Here’s the first. Eric and Andy Kelly handled the storyboard, and Brian Sheesley directed.

– Eric

Eddie’s Fanboy & Chum Chum

May 19th, 2010

Eddie's Note Pad

A bunch of legal-pad drawings from director Eddie Trigueros.

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“Lord of the Rings” Title Cards

May 18th, 2010

Episode #145. Artwork by Roman Laney.

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Let the Storyboard Pitches Begin

May 13th, 2010

Eric Robles, Eddie Trigueros, & Justin Long

Well, the first storyboard pitch of season number two is officially in the bank, as director Eddie Trigueros has run the masses through episode #201, “Where the Toys Aren’t,” written by Steve Tompkins. Above, Fanboy creator/photograph-stager Eric Robles, Eddie, and storyboard man Justin Nichols. This is Justin’s debut board on the show, and it’s Eddie’s first crack at directing a Fanboy episode. The verdict? An enthusiastic thumbs-up from all in attendance.

– Eric

“Saving Private Chum Chum” & “Norse Code” Premiere

May 13th, 2010

Valhalla

“Saving Private Chum Chum” and “Norse Code,” episodes 142 and 141, premiere this weekend on Nick at 10:30 a.m. From “Norse Code,” here are a pair of background designs of Valhalla and Odin’s Hall by Caesar Martinez.

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Daytime Emmy Award Nominations Announced

May 12th, 2010

Fanboy & Chum Chum Main Title from fredseibert on Vimeo.
The main title, nominated for a Daytime Emmy

If Steve and Caesar winning juried Daytime Emmy Awards for Individual Achievement in Animation weren’t enough, Fanboy and Chum Chum is now nominated in two competitive categories, too. First, directors Jim Schumann and Brian Sheesley, along with voice director Ginny McSwain, are in the race for Directing in an Animated Program. Their competitors are all on Nick shows - Mighty B!, SpongeBob, and Penguins. I’d like them all to win, but I want the Fanboy team to win more.

Then there’s the nomination for Outstanding Achievement in Main Title and Graphic Design. This goes to a whole group of folks, comprising:

Shaun Cashman, Director - Graphics
Eric Robles, Creator/Character Designer
Caesar Martinez, Background Layout Designer
Niki Yang, Storyboard Artist
Erik Kling, Animator
Dennis Shelby, Animator
Chad Woods, Art Director
Steve Lambe, Character Designer

The competition here is Sesame Street, The Electric Company, and Avec Eric.

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“Man-Arctica the Ride” Title Cards

May 11th, 2010

Episode #144. Artwork by Roman Laney.

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Happy Mothers’ Day

May 7th, 2010

Oz's Mom Expressions

Happy Moms’ Day to all you mothers out there. Let’s celebrate with a bunch of development artwork starring Oz’s mom, Mrs Harmounian, courtesy of Eric Robles and (Emmy Award-winner) Steve Lambe.

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