Looney Tunes Cartoons to debut at Annecy 2019


    Warner Bros. Animation will debut Looney Tunes Cartoons during the Opening Ceremony at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in June 2019. It marks the return of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and friends, on a new shortform cartoons.

    The next chapter of the iconic Looney Tunes story, featuring a cartoonist-driven approach to storytelling, will have its world debut on Monday, 10th June, as part of the Opening Ceremony festivities, with Looney Tunes Cartoons shorts playing in front of the previously announced opening film, Playmobil: The Movie. Looney Tunes Cartoons shorts will also be a part of the open-air screenings on Monday, 10th June, so the general public can also enjoy the fun with Bugs Bunny and his pals.

    On June 12, during a Looney Tunes Cartoons session, when Peter Browngardt, Executive Producer; Alex Kirwan, Supervising Producer; Audrey Diehl, VP, Series, Warner Bros. Animation, and Sam Register, President, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series, will screen more shorts and present a behind-the-scenes look inside the production of one of the studio’s most iconic franchises.

    Looney Tunes Cartoons is a series of new short form cartoons starring the iconic and beloved Looney Tunes characters. With a crew of some of the premiere artists working in animation today, each “season” will produce 1,000 minutes of all-new Looney Tunes animation that will be distributed across multiple platforms — including digital, mobile and broadcast.

    Looney Tunes Cartoons echoes the high production value and process of the original Looney Tunes theatrical shorts, with a cartoonist-driven approach to storytelling. Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig and other marquee Looney Tunes characters will be featured in their classic pairings in simple, gag-driven and visually vibrant stories. Each cartoon will vary from one to six minutes in length and, from the premise on through to the jokes, will be “written” and drawn by the cartoonists, allowing their own personality and style to come through in each cartoon.


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