“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.
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.
“Rocket Dog’s”Mel Roach, right, makes her first trip to the U.S. with, of course, the Frederator studio being her priority destination. Here, she hangs with Natasha Allegri, creator of Bee and PuppyCat. It was splendid to meet you in person after all these years, Mel.
Visit Mel Roach’s Tonk’s Island in this short I produced and animated on for Nickelodeon!
Full Credits: Director/Creator: Mel Roach Producer: Ivan Dixon for Rubber House Storyboard, character designs: Mel Roach Animators: Mel Roach, Ivan Dixon, Greg Sharp, Neil Sanders Additional colouring: Tina Soggemoen Backgrounds: Charles Huettner Creative Consultants: Scott Kreamer and Chris Savino
Tonk, Pip: Christina Puccelli Island, Additional Voices: Kevin McDonald Music, SFX: Evelyn Morris
Summer time means more festivals and cons … and of course severalCartoon 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.