Dress Like A Bravest Warrior With We Love Fine’s New Collection & Design Contest [Fashion]
In conjunction with the debut of Bravest Warriors on Cartoon Hangover Youtube channel today, We Love Fine launched new t-shirt designs inspired by Pendleton Ward’s newest cartoon series. The series, which originated from an original 2008 short from Nickelodeon’s Random! Cartoons, has already garnered a huge fan response from Adventure Time and cartoon aficionados alike, and is the subject of an upcoming comic series from Boom! Studios’ KaBOOM! imprint.
Not only will We Love Fine expand their Bravest Warriors collection over the course of the series, they will also be launching a t-shirt design contest. Click the jump for an exclusive look at We Love Fine’s Bravest Warriors catalog and details on the Bravest Warriors design contest!
We Love Fine’s Bravest Warriors Design Contest [link]
ABOUT THE CONTEST
Take off on a wild adventure through space… and the furthest reaches of your imagination! The long-awaited Bravest Warriors, Pendleton Ward and Breehn Burns’ scifi cartoon extravaganza, has finally arrived courtesy of Frederator Studios and Cartoon Hangover! And to celebrate, we are just so excited that we are not going to waste any time giving YOU, the fans, the opportunity to take these young heroes on your own exciting adventures courtesy of a design contest we are launching TODAY, the premiere date of the new series! As you get to know Chris, Beth, Danny, Wallow and all the wild and wonderful characters of the Bravest Warriors universe, come up with some awesomely artistic adventures to send them on in the form of a t-shirt design; you could win up to $2,000, have your design chosen by one of the creators behind the show, and have your art turned into an officialBravest Warriors tee! Rev up your rockets and get ready to blast off into a super-cool competition – and good luck!
ABOUT OUR GUEST JUDGES
Pendleton Ward is the creator of Bravest Warriors and of Adventure Time, the hit animated series from Cartoon Network Studios. Recently nominated for its second Primetime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Short-format Animated Program as well as an Annie Award for Best Animated Television Production for Children, Adventure Time debuted in April 2010 and soon became a ratings and pop culture phenomenon. A graduate of CalArts’ renowned Character Animation Program, Ward grew-up in San Antonio, TX and became interested in animation at an early age, drawing flipbooks in elementary school. Prior to Adventure Time, Ward was a storyboard artist for Cartoon Network’s animated series The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, working with show creator Thurop Van Orman.
Breehn Burns is the showrunner for Bravest Warriors. Burns is known for creating the popular Dr. Tran cartoons. As a screenwriter, he collaborated with Robert Zemeckis on Calling All Robots, a feature film in development. Burns co-created the project with X-Men 2 screenwriter Michael Dougherty and storyboard artist Simeon Wilkins. As a Concept Artist, Burns provided designs for the Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures feature film, Trick ‘r Treat. His print illustration work includes Aleister Arcane, a graphic novel written by Steve Niles and several issues of GloomCookie, among other projects. He lives in Los Angeles and his name sounds like BREE-uhn.
Fred Seibert is the Executive Producer of Bravest Warriors and founder of Frederator Studios. He is the executive producer of 9 animated series for Nickelodeon, including Fairly OddParents. Fred is also an executive producer on Adventure Time for Cartoon Network. Fred was MTV’s first creative director, helped rebrand Nickelodeon in it’s signature style, and as president of Hanna-Barbera in the 1990’s created What A Cartoon! for Cartoon Network, which spun off several series including Cow and Chicken, Dexter’s Laboratory, Johnny Bravo, The Powerpuff Girls, and Courage The Cowardly Dog. In 2005, Fred created Channel Frederator, the first animation video podcast and later cartoon channel on YouTube, and subsequently helped found Next New Networks, which was then purchased by YouTube in 2011. Fred was also an angel investor in Tumblr and serves on the Tumblr board of directors. YouTube funded Channel Frederator’s newest YouTube exclusive channel, Cartoon Hangover and its first series, Bravest Warriors, created by Pendelton Ward.
Eric Homan is a Producer and VP of Development at Frederator Studios. Eric began the 1990′s first teaching high school English and then reporting news for a string of radio stations in and around his hometown of Reading, Pennsylvania. In 1992, he joined Hanna-Barbera Cartoons in Hollywood and later became the creative director of its animation art department. When the cartoon company was folded into the Time-Warner family in late 1996, he was hired by Warner Bros. Studio Stores to continue overseeing the production of Hanna-Barbera artwork and collectibles. In 1998, Homan became the first employee of Frederator Studios. Following a brief stint developing special projects for the online division of MTV Networks in New York City, he works from Los Angeles with Frederator, serving as the studio’s vice president of development, managing the creative affairs of the studio’s new cartoon and book projects.
-Submissions must be received by 11:59:59 PM (PST) on December 31st, 2012.
-You may submit up to 5 entries per person
-All entries must be in one of the following file formats: GIF/PNG/JPG.
-By entering the contest (“Promotion”), you indicate your full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, (a) the Official Rules and (b) Mighty Fine’s (“Sponsor”) decisions, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
Grand Prize: Up to $2,000! We will start the grand prize at $1,000, and then for every 100 new ratings after the first 100,000, the dollar value of the grand prize will go up $1. Be sure to tell ALL your friends, family and internet pals to rate very design! With enough rates, the grand prize could reach $2,000! Addition to the cash prize you will also get a complete set of Mighty Fine / Cartoon Hangover T-shirts, plus posters and t-shirts signed by all of the judges, as well as a treasure trove of swag. (Limited edition postcards and pins, and Frederator books!)
Judges’ Picks (4): Our guest judges will each choose their favorite design and those artists will be awarded $200 cash! Addition to the cash prize you will also get a complete set of Mighty Fine / Cartoon Hangover T-shirts, plus posters and t-shirts signed by all of the judges, as well as a treasure trove of swag. (Limited edition postcards and pins, and Frederator books!)
Honorable Mentions (5): The honorable mention designs will each receive a $50 WeLoveFine.com gift certificate.
*ALL winning designs will be put into consideration for printing (Subject to Licensor Approval)
Deadline to submit: 12/31/2012 11:59PM PST