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Brown Bag Films Release New CG Animated Short: Anya

Oscar-nominated studio Brown Bag Films has just released a new CG animated short advert titled ‘Anya’, which is designed to highlight the work that ‘To Russia With Love’ has done for abandoned and orphaned children. The short took 14 months to finish, and focuses on the life of a Russian orphan during the course of twenty years in her life. You can check out the short below:

Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Conquers New Zealand and Russia

Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtles

Nickeledeon’s 2012 reboot of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was initially met with scorn by longtime fans of the franchise, partly because a lot of people mistook it for Michael Bay’s much-maligned movie reboot (which removed the Teenage and the Mutant from the franchise, and turned the turtles into aliens), and partly because they thought the CG would be awful. Boy, were they wrong. Because Nick’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles turned out to be all kinds of awesome, and drew praise from both longtime fans and kids who are too young to remember the original 2D animated show.

ToonOlympics Second Round Match United Kingdom Vs. Brazil

ToonOlympics Match 13 United Kingdom vs Brazil

The ToonOlympics competition on ToonBarn is generating many one-sided contests so far! Don’t let the Dog Days of Summer catch you napping. Look over the choices carefully, then choose wisely. Matches are definitely going to heat up as the race to the finish unfolds. It is getting increasingly difficult to decide between your favorite cartoons from here on out. What will you pick when your two favorites are matched up against each other? What will be the deciding factor that puts one in front of the other? We haven’t heard anyone declare who will win yet. Let’s hear your predictions! And tell us why you think it will be the overall winner. Please comment below. Here is how the brackets look for the second round of the ToonOlympics on ToonBarn:

ToonBarn's ToonOlympics 2nd Round Bracket

Friday’s 4th match of the second round has generated an early lead for France’s Totally Spies!

Second Round Results:

Match 9:

The Legend of Korra (USA): 18
Sidekick (CANADA): 9

Match 10:

Zig and Sharko (FRANCE): 12
El Chavo (MEXICO): 3

Match 11:

Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (USA): 16
Huntik: Secrets & Seekers (ITALY): 1

Match 12:

Totally Spies! (FRANCE): 14
Alf Prøysens Barnesanger (NORWAY): 0

Remember, voting can continue through the end of the second round. Hurry ToonOlympians! There are only 4 days left to vote in the second round.

The ToonOlympics competition continues today with our 5th match of the second round. The matchup is between United Kingdom and Brazil. The cartoon from United Kingdom is called Dreamland (Doctor Who). Dreamland (Doctor Who) had a first round bye and is going up against a Brazilian cartoon series called Escola pra Cachorro (Doggy Day School), which defeated Russia’s Mountain of Gems in the first round.

ToonOlympics First Round Match Brazil Vs. Russia

ToonOlympics Match 5 Brazil vs. Russia

The first round of the ToonOlympics continues! The voting on our first 4 matches has been terrific! We need more judges, so tell your friends about the ToonOlympics, so everyone can vote. We really want to make this a worldwide event. So far, here are the numbers as of Wednesday, August 8, at Noon (EDT):

Match 1:

Sidekick (CANADA) = 19 Votes
Chhota Bheem (INDIA) = 3 Votes

Match 2:

El Chavo (MEXICO) = 10 Votes
Horrid Henry (UNITED KINGDOM) = 5 Votes

Match 3:

Huntik: Secrets & Seekers (ITALY) = 11 Votes
Punky (IRELAND) = 5 Votes

Match 4:

Totally Spies! (FRANCE) = 8 Votes
Doraemon (JAPAN) = 2 Votes

As a reminder, these polls will remain open until all the first round matches are done. If you haven’t voted yet, go HERE to vote for Match 1, go HERE to vote for Match 2, go HERE to vote for Match 3, and go HERE to vote for Match 4. The ToonOlympics competition continues today with our 5th match of the first round. The matchup is between Brazil and Russia. The cartoon from Brazil is called Escola pra Cachorro (Doggy Day School). Escola pra Cachorro (Doggy Day School) is going up against a Russian cartoon series called Mountain of Gems.

ToonOlympics First Round Match Japan Vs. France

ToonOlympics Match 4 Japan vs. France

ToonOlympics time again! The voting on our first 3 matches has been fast and furious! So far, here are the numbers as of Tuesday, August 7, at Noon (EDT):

Match 1:

Sidekick (CANADA) = 19 Votes
Chhota Bheem (INDIA) = 3 Votes

Match 2:

El Chavo (MEXICO) = 10 Votes
Horrid Henry (UNITED KINGDOM) = 5 Votes

Match 3:

Huntik: Secrets & Seekers (ITALY) = 8 Votes
Punky (IRELAND) = 5 Votes

Like we said before, these polls will remain open until all the first round matches are done. If you haven’t voted yet, go HERE to vote for Match 1, go HERE to vote for Match 2, and go HERE to vote for Match 3. The ToonOlympics competition continues today with our 4th match of the first round. The matchup is between Japan and France. The cartoon from Japan is called Doraemon. Doraemon is going up against a French cartoon called Totally Spies!.

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