Hey, guess who just won Best Australian Comedy at the Melbourne International Animation Festival? If you guessed a certain dog who rockets around with flames bursting from his butt, you’re on the right track.
Created by Mel Roach (aka Melaphantastic)
Summer time means more festivals and cons … and of course several Cartoon Hangover creators and their work will be featured. Watch here for continual updates of when and where Frederator and Cartoon Hangover will be in summer 2014.
Creators Miss Kelly Martin’s “Doctor Lollipop" and Mel Roach’s "Rocket Dog” are down under this month. Both of these shorts will be featured at the Melbourne International Animation Festival at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) on Saturday, May 21, 2014 - “Rocket Dog” as part of the Australian Showcase at 6p, and “Doctor Lollipop” as part of Late Night Bizarre at 9:30p. Doctor Lollipop and Rocket Dog were also screed over the past weekend at Australia International Animation Festival.
Doctor Lollipop will also be honored with a screening at the annual Annecy International Animated Film Festival, June 9-14, 2014, in Annecy, France.
Rocket Dog made its debut on Cartoon Hangover on May 2, 2013, followed by the premiere of Doctor Lollipop on September 12, 2013.
International Women’s Day: Meet the creators of our shows on Cartoon Hangover
Meet Mel Roach! Recently turned 23 year old, (Happy Birthday Mel!) Mel is the creator of Rocket Dog, which has over 1,000,000 views on Youtube as well as the animator of Cartoon Hangover’s upcoming short, Dead End.
"Because you can’t spell DATE without SEDATE."