A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures
A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures is a 2010 English-language Belgian-French 3D computer-animated adventure romantic coming-of-age comedy-drama film co-written and directed by Ben Stassen. The film was released on 4 August 2010 in Belgium, on 11 August 2010 in France; the UK version features the voice talents of Dominic Cooper, Gemma Arterton, John Hurt, Kayvan Novak, Robert Sheehan. S. version features the voice talents of Yuri Lowenthal, Anthony Anderson, Tim Curry, Kathy Griffin, Melanie Griffith, Jenny McCarthy. A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures follows a sea turtle as he navigates his 50-year life through the changes caused by global warming. In 1959, Sammy, a Green sea turtle, hatches on a deserted beach and while trying to climb up a sand slope is caught by a seagull, he manages to escape along with another hatchling sea turtle named Shelly, caught by another seagull. Sammy gets carried into the open ocean, losing Shelly, he befriends a leatherback hatchling named Ray. The two friends grow up together.
One day Ray shows Sammy his new found Octopus friend Slim, but they are forced to take shelter from an oil spill, caused by an oil tanker shipwreck. After the raft collapses and Ray are caught in trawler nets and separated. Hours Sammy is thrown back into the sea, but is revived by a dolphin. Sammy makes it to shore and the next day finds himself in an enclosure, taken in by human hippies and has the company of a cat named Fluffy. Sammy shares the enclosure with a larger turtle named Vera, however Vera is released into sea as it seems the two are not mating. Not long after that, the unauthorized hippies are evicted by the police. Sammy is rejoined by Vera. On a search for food and Vera rescue a female turtle, who turns out to be Shelly. Sammy and Shelly ask around in search of the secret passage Sammy heard of; the two turtles brave the dangers of the Panama Canal but separated as they try to pass a lock. Sammy follows her trail to the Antarctic, where is picked up by Ecologists and taken to California where he meets Fluffy once again.
Soon after he is released back into the ocean, Sammy is requested by two leatherbacks to help a trapped turtle in a container. His rescuee is none other than his old friend Ray. With help from Ray's girlfriend Rita, Sammy explores a wrecked galleon and finds Shelly dating with another turtle. Rita reveals. To win Shelly's heart, Ray enlists the help of the toothless shark Albert for Sammy to stage a rescue. Reunited with Shelly, the two turtles along with Ray and Rita return to their birthplace to make their own hatchlings. Music for the film was composed by Ramin Djawadi. American pop singer Bruno Mars contributed several songs to the film, including his hit singles "Count On Me" and "Talking to the Moon". Michael Jackson's cover of "Ain't No Sunshine" contributed to Sammy's Adventures after his death in 2009. Other songs can be heard in the film, including "Free" by Donavon Frankenreiter, "Happy People" by Dry Spells, "Love Today" by Mika, "Star Jingle Bells" performed and arranged by Justin Lavallee, "California Dreamin'" by The Mamas & the Papas, "Love Will Find a Way" by Mishon, "You're Not Alone" by Self, "Shark in the Water" by V V Brown.
A sequel to the film, entitled A Turtle's Tale 2: Sammy's Escape from Paradise known as Sammy's Great Escape in the UK, was released in Belgium on 15 August 2012. A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures on IMDb A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures at Rotten Tomatoes
Steven Universe is an American animated television series created by Rebecca Sugar for Cartoon Network. It premiered on May 21, 2013 with its pilot on November 4, 2013 with its first season, it is Cartoon Network's first animated show created by a woman. It is the coming-of-age story of a young boy, Steven Universe, who lives with the Crystal Gems—magical, humanoid aliens named Garnet and Pearl —in the fictional town of Beach City. Steven, half-Gem, has adventures with his friends and helps the Gems protect the world from their own kind; the themes of the series include love and the importance of healthy interpersonal relationships. Books and video games based on the series have been released, a television film is in development. Sugar based the lead character on her younger brother Steven, an artist for the series, she developed Steven Universe while she was a writer and storyboard artist on Adventure Time, which she left when Cartoon Network commissioned her series for full production. The series is storyboard-driven.
The series has developed a broad fan base and has been critically acclaimed for its design, voice acting, prominence of LGBTQ themes and science fantasy worldbuilding. The series won its first GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Kids & Family Program in 2019, becoming the first animated series to win the award, it has been nominated for four Emmy Awards and five Annie Awards. Its fifth season concluded in January 2019. Steven Universe is set in the fictional town of Delmarva; the Crystal Gems live in an ancient beachside temple and protect humanity from monsters and other threats. The Gems are ageless alien warriors who project female humanoid forms from magical gemstones at the core of their being; the Crystal Gems comprise Garnet, Amethyst and Steven—a young, half-human, half-Gem boy who inherited his gemstone from his mother, the Crystal Gems' former leader Rose Quartz. As Steven tries to understand his expanding range of powers, he spends his days with his father Greg, his friend Connie, his magical pet lion, other residents of Beach City, the Gems.
He explores the abilities inherited from his mother, which include fusion—the ability of Gems to merge their bodies and abilities to form new, more powerful personalities. The series's first season reveals that the Crystal Gems are remnants of a great interstellar empire. During their missions they visit ruins that were once important to Gem culture but have been derelict for millennia; the Gems are cut off from the Gem homeworld, Steven learns that many of the monsters and artifacts they encounter are Gems who were corrupted by a Gem weapon of mass destruction and can no longer maintain rational, humanoid form. By the end of the first season, Steven learns that, millennia ago, the Gem empire intended to sterilize the Earth to incubate new Gems, but Rose Quartz led her supporters, the Crystal Gems, in a violent and successful rebellion against this genocidal plan. In the present, the Gem empire's machinations again begin to extend towards Earth with the arrival of hostile envoys Peridot and Jasper.
In the second season, Peridot allies with and joins the Crystal Gems to prevent Earth's destruction by a Gem "geo-weapon" buried in the planet. During the third season, Lapis Lazuli, an errant Gem from Homeworld, decides to live on Earth with Peridot. In the fourth season, as Steven wrestles with his conflicted feelings about his mother's actions, the Gem empire leaders Blue Diamond and Yellow Diamond return their full attention to Earth. In the fifth season, Steven learns that in fact his mother was Pink Diamond, who faked her death to assume the identity of Rose Quartz. In 2011, after former Cartoon Network vice-president of comedy animation Curtis Lelash asked the staff for ideas for a new series, Rebecca Sugar—an artist working for the network's series Adventure Time—described her initial ideas for what would become Steven Universe, the project was chosen for development. While developing her show, Sugar continued working on Adventure Time; the series was inspired by Sugar's short story "Ballad of Margo and Dread" about a sensitive child helping teenagers with problems they cannot verbalize.
Cartoon Network executives commissioned the show after the crew's art presentation and Sugar became the first woman to create a show independently for the network. Before a production team had been appointed, Sugar tried to alter elements of the show's plot and developed the character's identity so her crew would have the freedom she did when she worked for Adventure Time; when Sugar's show was commissioned, she resigned from her role as a storyboard artist on Adventure Time to focus on her own series. Sugar focused the pilot short on the main characters and their personalities to demonstrate the series' humor; the pilot is a slice-of-life episode that does not involve major events because the series' world was still in development. Sugar and her production team focused the plot on interaction between the Crystal Gems and Steven. Sugar strove to make her pilot distinctive in terms of its artistic and aesthetic detail but the time limit imposed upon her by Cartoon Network hampered her; this unsuccessful experience helped Sugar develop the show's concept.
Swisscom AG is a major telecommunications provider in Switzerland. Its headquarters are located in Worblaufen near Bern; the Swiss Confederation owns 51.0 percent of Swisscom AG. According to its own published data, Swisscom holds a market share of 60% for mobile, 67% for broadband and 33% for TV telecommunication in Switzerland, its Italian subsidiary Fastweb is attributed 16% of private clients and 29% of corporate clients share of Italian broadband and is active in the mobile market. The Swiss telegraph network was first set up in 1852, followed by telephones in 1877; the two networks were combined with the postal service in 1920 to form the PTT. It struggled to develop a homegrown digital network, with the first digital exchange launched in 1986, but pioneered the NATEL A mobile service in 1978 and the GSM-based NATEL D offering a digital service in 1993; the Swiss telecommunications market was deregulated in 1997. Telecom PTT was spun off and rebranded Swisscom ahead of a partial privatisation in 1997, which has left the Swiss government with a 51% stake.
Besides pioneering the first mobile telephone network NATEL A, the present-day Swisscom owns the protected brand NATEL, used and known only in Switzerland. In 2001, 25% of Swisscom Mobile was sold to Vodafone. Since Swisscom has bought a majority stake in Italy's second-biggest telecom company Fastweb and invested in areas such as hospitality support, cloud services, mobile solutions and billing. Switzerland's entry into the telecommunications era came in 1851, with the passage of legislation giving the Swiss government control over the development of a telegraph network throughout the country; the government's initial plans called for the creation of three primary telegraph lines, as well as a number of secondary networks. In order to build equipment for the system, the government established the Atelier Fédéral de Construction des Télégraphes. In July 1852, the first leg of the country's telegraph system—between St. Gallen and Zurich—was operational. By the end of that year, most of the country's main cities had been connected to the telegraph system.
In 1855, the network was extended with the first underwater cable, connecting Winkel-Stansstad and Bauen-Flüelen. Night service was launched that year, starting in Basel, St. Gallen and Bellinzona. Telegraph traffic took off in the late 1860s after the government had reduced the cost of 20-word messages in 1867. While telegraph traffic continued to rise in the following decade, the technology was soon to be replaced by the telephone. Switzerland's entry into the telephone age came in 1877, when the first experimental phone lines appeared, starting with a line linking the post office building with the Federal Palace and with a link, using the existing telegraph line, between Bern and Thun; the following year, the government passed legislation establishing a monopoly on the country's telephone network. Nonetheless, private operators were allowed to bid for licenses in order to develop their local concessions. By 1880, Switzerland's first private network had been created in Zurich; this was a central system with the capacity for 200 lines.
The first directory was published that year and listed 140 subscribers. Basel and Geneva all launched their own local networks between 1881 and 1882. One year the first intercity telephone line was established, linking Zurich's private exchange with Winterthur's public system, yet the Zurich company ran into difficulties by the mid-1880s. With its development falling behind the telephone concessions elsewhere in the country, the federal government bought out the private operator, paying just over CHF 300,000 in 1886; the national telephone network continued to expand. Telephone numbers were introduced in 1890, replacing the initial system whereby callers had been able to ask for their party by name; the number of Switzerland's telephone subscribers grew after the inauguration of a new telephone switchboard capable of handling nearly 4,000 lines. By 1896, Switzerland's telephone network had been extended to include all of Switzerland's cantons. By 1900, the country had established its first international connection, between Basel and Stuttgart, Germany.
Switzerland began testing its first public phone booths in 1904. Restricted to local calls, the public telephones allowed national calling for the first time in 1907; the first automatic telephone exchanges were installed by private networks in 1912. By 1917, a semi-automatic exchange had been installed, in Zurich-Hottingen; the following year, in order to extend the country's phone system into rural parts of Switzerland, the government began promoting the establishment of party-line systems. In 1920, the Swiss government created the Swiss PTT, combining the country's postal services and telegraph and telephone systems into a single, government-controlled entity. Development of the country's telephone system now came under the purview of the government. In 1921, the PTT launched its own directory inquiries service; the following year, the PTT started the first automatic public telephone exchange in Zurich-Hottingen. The PTT began telex services in 1934, by 1936 had linked up the cities of Zurich and Bern, which were linked via Zurich to the international market.
In the meantime, the PTT became responsible for developing the company's radio broadcasting, television broadcasting services. Switzerland's telephone system took off in the years following World War II. By 1948, the country boasted 500,000 telephone subscribers. Over the following decade, that number doubled. In 1957, the PTT added computer capacity. Through this period, t
Make Way for Noddy
Make Way for Noddy is a British-American musical CGI animated series for children, produced by Chorion of the United Kingdom in conjunction with SD Entertainment in the United States. Based on Enid Blyton's Noddy character, it aired in twelve minute segments as part of the Milkshake programme on Britain's Five, from September 2, 2002 to June 16, 2007, it was repeated until the beginning of 2016 on PBS Kids Sprout. In 2005, the American version of the series was launched in the United States on PBS in a half-hour version; this version was a longer format. Along with the story episodes featuring Noddy and his friends, the PBS format included two interstitial programs, a music video and footage of British television presenter Naomi Wilkinson from Milkshake! The Say it with Noddy interstitials featured Noddy learning various foreign language words from a robot named Whizz; the languages are French, Mandarin, Swahili and Urdu. Although most of the Noddy characters had been re dubbed in the American version to remove their English accents, Naomi spoke with a strong English accent, used British English words and phrases in conversation.
It features songs with music by Mark Sayer-Wade, lyrics by Judy Rothman, ToonBarn. DVD releases of the show were released by Universal Pictures in the UK and Funimation in the US. Noddy is the protagonist of the series, he is an imaginative young wooden boy. Although he is characterized as a child, with a child's imagination and fears, in Toyland he serves as the main taxi driver, he finds himself in difficult situations due to his childlike impulsiveness and energy, but his friends always help him set things right and save Toy Town from the Goblins. Tessie Bear is Noddy's best friend, always ready to help everyone, she wears a pink bonnet with blue flowers on it. She lives in a pink house in Toy Town with her faithful and rambunctious pet. Big Ears is a wise old white bearded gnome who wears a blue coat, green striped pants, a yellow and red plaid neckerchief, gnome shoes, a long red hat and lives in a toadstool house in the forest called Toadstool Woods, he is a father figure to Noddy and the other toys helping them out of trouble with his years of wisdom and good advice.
His catchphrase to Noddy is "You funny little Noddy!" Dinah Doll is the Toy Town shopkeeper. Her stall, though small, contains everything a Toyland resident could possibly want. From toy trains and kite strings to Googleberry muffins, she greets every request with her favorite promise: "I have that, now I just have to find it!" She's portrayed as a down to earth "older sister" figure, kindly guiding the more impulsive toys into doing the right thing. Mr. Plod is Toyland's sole police officer. Armed with his trusty whistle and his all purpose problem solving catchphrase "Stop/Halt in the name of Plod!", he brings law and order to Toyland, keeps Gobbo and Sly out of the way, makes the streets safe for all the toys. Although Mr Plod's no nonsense ways keep Toyland safe, they sometimes make him seem cold or unfeeling, but the Toyland toys always bring out his compassionate side in the end. Bumpy Dog is Tessie Bear's dog, whose jumping cause trouble for all the toys. Though some of the toys complain about his leaping, in several stories Bumpy's energy can save the day.
Gobbo and Sly two crafty gobins, the series' antagonists, who are always hatching evil plots, wreaking havocs and causing trouble for the residents of Toyland. Mr. Sparks is Toyland's mechanic, fix-it man, jack of all trades. Faced with a clock without a spring, a rocket without an engine, or a problem without a solution, he brings out his tools and his famous catchphrase "A challenge?... I like it!". He speaks with a Scottish accent, is always shown as an ingenious and helpful friend. Miss Pink Cat owns Toy Town's ice cream shop, she is portrayed as fussy and neat and lovely and pretty, with a French accent and no patience for foolishness her own. Master Tubby Bear is a stuffed teddy bear, is one of the more mischievous residents of Toyland, he wears a tie, red sneakers, a colorful cap, blue jeans. He was impatient and thoughtless, until one of the older, wiser Toy Town toys showed him the error of his ways. He's good friends with Martha Monkey. Martha Monkey is a stuffed monkey, she seems to want to be everyone's friend, but her boisterous behaviour and prankster ways get in the way.
Like Master Tubby Bear, her best friend, she'll see the light when her bad behaviour is corrected by a caring friend. Mr. Jumbo is a friendly stuffed elephant, he uses his size to help smaller toys, like his best friend Clockwork Mouse. Clockwork Mouse is Mr. Jumbo's best friend. Mr. Wobblyman: A roly-poly toy that wobbles and tips wherever he goes because he has a ball for his body. He's self-conscious about his clumsiness when his wobbling attracts teasing; the Skittles, (
Pororo the Little Penguin
Pororo the Little Penguin is a computer animated television series created by ICONIX Entertainment, SK Broadband, OCON, EBS and Channel One with the animation done by Studio Gail and rendered by Seoul Animation Center Production began in 2002 and the program began airing in South Korea on EBS in 2003. The series revolves around the adventures of Pororo and his friends who live in the snowy hamlet of Porong Porong Forest, who encounter challenges and learn practical and moral lessons in each episode, it was created in 2003 by Iconix Entertainment Co. Ltd, a company based in Seoul, South Korea. Choi Sang-hyun, working at Iconix Entertainment, was given a project of creating an icon that represents an animal living in the winter. So, he kept visiting a zoo to understand kids enjoying watching them. Many professional designers joined the project to come up with an icon, but Choi’s design was chosen as the winner, which became the first Pororo. Pororo is the main protagonist of the series. Crong got adopted by Pororo.
Unlike other characters, he speak his own language, "Crong~," but sometimes he use human words when he needs them. Poby is a polar bear with a big heart. Eddy is a gold fox with an invention box. Loopy (Voiced by is a pink beaver who loves to cook. Goo Ja-hyeong as the Narrator Petty, is a penguin that joined Pororo and the others in the Porong Porong Forest. Harry, is a ruby-coloured sidekick of Poby. Lee Mi-ja as Rody, a robot loved by Eddy Goo Ja - hyeong as Tong-tong, a magical dragon. Ham Soo-jeong as Popo Kim Seo-yeong as Pipi Hong So-yeong as Nyao Jang Eun-sook as Tu-tu Robots Dragon Steggo Shark Aliens Whale Fish The original Pororo was a blue and white, petite penguin sporting an aviator helmet and goggles, which became popular among children; when it was introduced, it targeted children aged 4-7, unlike other characters devised by Iconix Entertainment that targeted children aged 4-7. Pororo is an adventurous 5-year-old penguin, who dreams of flying, lives on a snowy island with six other animal friends.
In the design, Pororo in most animations has a neutral background, so that the animation could be popular to children all around the world. The role models of Pororo in design included Mickey Mouse, the Walt Disney icon who turned 84 this year, the Japan’s most adored character, Hello Kitty, cherished for nearly 40 years; the creators cautiously picked the colors — blue and white — that are familiar to children and ones that represent both genders. When making episodes, producers paid attention to details that could be biased to certain cultural codes or give a historical reference, sensitive to viewers in certain parts of the world. For example, they make sure Pororo and friends wave hands instead of bow or nod to each other. In 2003, Pororo received numerous awards from the South Korean government, including the award by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. In 2006, Pororo got the President’s award for best animation characters. In 2013, Pororo got the award for Creative Brands. In 2014, Pororo was chosen as the mascot for mass transportation in Seoul.
Season 1: 52 x 5' Season 2: 52 x 5' Season 3: 52 x 5' TV Movie: Pororo to the Cookie Castle: 1 x 70' Season 4: 26 x 11' Sing-A-Long: 14 x 3' Pororo's English Show: 13 x 6' Feature Film: Pororo, The Racing Adventure: 1 x 79' Season 5: 26 x 11' Feature Film: Pororo, Cyberspace Adventure Short: Netflix New Year's Eve Countdown 2018 Season 1: "Always Happy as Can Be" Season New 1: "Hello, Friends" - This is same song but it includes different instrumentations. Season 2: "Always Happy as Can Be" - The song is the same, but it is sped up a little bit with different instrumentation; this song is performed by the cast of characters with a kid. Season 3: "Hello, Friends" Season 4: "Hello, Friends" - This is same song but it includes different instrumentations. Season 5: "Hello, Friends" - This is same song but it includes different instrumentations. Season 6: "Hello, Friends" - This is same song but it includes different instrumentations. Sing-A-Long with Pororo: "Let's Sing Together with Pororo" Season 1: "We Are the Best of Friends" Season 2: "All Good Friends" Season 3: "Good Friends" Season 4: "Good Friends" Season 5: "Good Friends" When Pororo was first created, it was just for entertainment.
Parents suggested to Choi Jung-il in Iconix Entertainment that new episodes be included that have some educational value. Producers have received many requests, ranging from what the characters should eat and how they should play in episodes to what they can do for society; when these new episodes were made, kids started to follow what Pororo was doing, like crossing the road with their right hand up, being fastidious while eating food and cleaning. These episodes helped children fix their attitudes in an enjoyable way. Korean Air provides Pororo related merchandise for kids which include a doodle book, a coloring book, as well as a plush toy of the character. In the summer of 2016, a Pororo theme park opened in Coex Mall, South Korea that features rides and a parade of the Pororo characters; the Walt Disney Company offered 1 trillion won to acquire all the rights of Pororo, but the original author refused. Iconix Official Website Pororo the Little Penguin Official Site Pororo the Little Penguin Official EBS Website Pororo in Net
Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own
Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own is an animated children's television series based on the 2018 relaunch of the American toy franchise Littlest Pet Shop. It is the third television series, following the 2012 TV series, to be based on the franchise overall; the series revolves around a group of pets who use a magical portal to enter the world of Paw-Tucket. It debuted on Discovery Family in the United States on April 14, 2018. Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own focuses on a group of six pets who exit the human world they live in to go through a magical portal, used only by them. Said portal sends them to the world of Paw-Tucket, a community made for and by pets, where they can have adventures, throw parties, make new friendships, be themselves. Roxie McTerrier is a hyper and loyal Boston Terrier, she cares a lot about her friends, but she can be naive at some times. She loves to have fun, she does everything a common dog is known to do. Like in “Paw It Forward” she licks Jade up. Jade Catkin is Roxie's roommate.
She's Roxie's best friend but doesn't like to admit it. Her favorite thing to do is sleep. Trip Hamston is an sometimes goofy hamster, he is a rapper, akin to his voice actor. Quincy Goatee is an frightened fainting goat who faints at the drop of a hat. He's Trip's best friend. In the episode "Pitch ImPurr-Fect" He's a good Tap-Dancer, he has hidden talents which surprises other pets. Edie Von Keet is a fancy, dramatic parakeet, a talented actress, she always tends to be greedy for spotlight, a reflection of the 14-year-old that owns her. Bev Gilturtle is an energetic box turtle, she tries her hardest to entertain the other pets. She loves trying out various kinds of activities. Savannah Cheetaby is a famous cheetah pop star in Paw-Tucket. Petula Woolwright is a pink sheep, she serves as the main antagonist of the series. Sweetie Pom-Pom is a yellow one of Petula's sidekicks. Gavin Chamelle is a chameleon in Petula's gang. Mitchell Snailford is another one of Petula's sidekicks. Mister Yut is a Siamese fighting fish responsible for managing commerce in Paw-Tucket.
Scoot Raccoonson is a sneaky raccoon. He first appeared in "The Wheel Deal." Austin Goldenpup is a Golden Retriever. He is an obedient dog in the human world. Roxie has a crush on him, he works for Mister Yut at the Littlest Pet Shop. Mayor Perrito is a Chihuahua and the self-appointed mayor of Paw-Tucket because his name happens to be Mayor. Captain Gilturtle is Bev's uncle, he is head captain of the LPS cruise ship. Manny Mouser is a intelligent yellow mouse and an inventor. Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own had its world premiere on TiJi in France on April 9, 2018; the series debuted on Discovery Family in the United States on April 14, 2018. The series has premiered on Treehouse TV in Canada on June 2, 2018, it has premiered on Nicktoons in Africa sometime in June, Pop in the United Kingdom and Ireland on September 3, 9Go! in Australia on October 5. Emily Ashby of Common Sense Media rated Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own a 2 out of 5 stars, stating that the series "does little to challenge the notion that it's an extended commercial for the brand," and claims that the stories are formulaic and the characters are one-dimensional."
Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own on IMDb Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own on Discovery Family