BAFTA Presents: The Amazing World of Gumball

Thursday 5th July 2012, 2:00pm - 3:00pm BST

Showroom Cinema 4

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Ground-breaking and irreverent, using a combination of 3D and 2D animation and live action, ’The Amazing World of Gumball’ was created by newcomer Ben Bocquelet in the Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe, the European branch of the Cartoon Network Studios in the US. Originally pitched by Ben and greenlit by Daniel Lennard, Vice President of Original Series & Development, ’The Amazing World of Gumball’ debuted in May 2011 in the UK and US, finding both domestic and international rating success before going on to win two British Academy Children’s Awards in 2011 for Best Animation and Best Writer.

With Series 2 now hotly anticipated, join Ben, Daniel and Series Director Mic Graves on-stage at CMC to hear about the creative process behind the development and production of their distinctive show, plus a sneak peek of a brand new episode from the upcoming second series.

This session forms part of BAFTA’s UK-wide learning and events programme, giving audiences across the country access behind the screens of the film, TV and video games industries. For more information visit