Archive for February, 2006
The Ides of March for 2006 is nigh, and it’s bringing only good news (unless you’re Caesar, of course). Three weeks from today (provided you’re reading this on 2/22), we open up submissions for The Nicktoons Network Animation Festival. We’ll have a Website up and running really soon, containing all sorts of information and submission forms for you to get your cartoon on the air, in theatres, and on iPods in August. Plus, there’s always that chance for one of many awards (like $10,000) we’ll be offering this year. So beware not the Ides of March, humble filmmaker — great fortune awaits.
The talent that reached out to us during the first season of the Nicktoons Film Festival in 2004 convinced us that we were onto something. Almost 500 films from across the world convinced everyone that there was a need for a television network as adventurous as ArrayNicktoons Network to showcase these filmmakers. In 2005 (as Nextoons: The Nicktoons Film Festival it was the same story: hundreds of high quality entries made it difficult to choose the winners.
The Nicktoons Network Animation Festival will be the biggest season yet. Multi-platformed on digital TV, iPods, PSPs, the web, and mobile phones, animators and writers will be able to expose their work to more people than ever.
Stay tuned for entry details.
While the big, official announcement is yet to come, we’re now making the small, unofficial announcement: The Nicktoons Network Animation Festival 2006 is happening this August. It’s the third year Frederator will be producing the Festival, formerly known as Nextoons: The Nicktoons Film Festival, formerly known as The Nicktoons Film Festival, for the network formerly known as Nicktoons. This week, on this blog, we’ll begin to inundate you with all sorts of stuff, including information about how to submit, filmmaker biographies, Festival Website news, and videos of past cartoons. There are big plans for the Festival this year (I know that’s something you’d expect us to say, but we really mean it), so make sure you check in regularly, whether you’re a fan, a filmmaker, or both.