Mel-Roach

Rocket Dog, the TV Series

We here at Frederator Studios are very, very pleased to announce our partnership with Melbourne’s Studio Moshi in producing a Rocket Dog series for television under the guidance of creator Mel Roach. Mel’s "Rocket Dog" short has been a big hit on Cartoon Hangover, so let the bidding begin for the rights—nay, privilege!—to distribute the series. Read more about the project here.

Congratulations and thanks, Mel!

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Cartoon Hangover presents, “Rocket Dog”

"Rocket Dog" burst from the mind of Mel Roach with a sulfuric dog-fart. Follow Bob as he desperately tries to woo a girlfriend while his loyal, yet deranged pet, Rocket Dog, presents new challenges at every turn. Bob’s bumbling hipster lifestyle may be a warning, or an invitation, as you see fit.

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Hey it’s me! Dale Anderson! I make up one half of the animation team on ROCKET DOG, with the other half of course being the creator Mel Roach. When we were making it I was mostly responsible for animating Bob, but I did a few other scenes as well! Personally I mostly just do silly gifs and comics, but every now and then I’ll do a music video or something. I have many hobbies including: drawing, sitting, wearing hats and also drawing. I’m a very interesting person. You can find more of my work on my tumblr or my vimeo and sometimes even my youtube
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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 screened 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.

- Gwen

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The GIF history of Rocket Dog (NOW a Cartoon Hangover Short on YouTube)

“Rocket Dog” burst from the mind of Mel Roach with a sulfuric dog-fart. Follow Bob as he desperately tries to woo a girlfriend while his loyal, yet deranged pet, Rocket Dog, presents new challenges at every turn. Bob’s bumbling hipster lifestyle may be a warning, or an invitation, as you see fit.

Watch Rocket Dog now and subscribe to Cartoon Hangover for more cartoons

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Happy Happy Yay Yay by Mel Roach

Sometimes life is boring. There are lots of ways to chase the doldrums away, but perhaps one of the most fun is to receive a punch in the face from a rainbow. All you have to do is find one of these natural phenomena willing to deliver the decisive blow.

Our next six cartoons are coming, and they’re going to punch you right in the funny bone, travel your nerves to the brain, and make you laugh until you have a Cartoon Hangover. We’ve earned that name.

We’re ecstatic to feature the following new 5-minute shorts that’ll premiere starting this spring:

  • “Bee and Puppycat” It’s a puppy and a cat. Could it get any better? Yes. Fishbowl Space. Created by Natasha Allegri, character designer and storyboard artist for Adventure Time.
  • “Ace Discovery” Washed up space adventurer and side kick crash land on a planet of dicks. From Tom Gran & Martin Woolley
  • “Dead End” The Internet is haunted at Morningwood Road, they must appease the ghost before she makes a meme of them all. Brought to you by Hamish Steele.

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