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Nickelodeon Cartoons that Aren’t Just for Kids

The number of adult friendly and hilarious cartoons on Nickelodeon is astonishing. There are so many that a grown-up can actually enjoy watching with their kids (and maybe secretly when the kids aren’t even around)! They’re not for every adult. One has to posses the necessary youthful sense of humour to begin with. If you already enjoy watching the international subterranean star “SpongeBob Squarepants”, then these shows will be right up your alley. All of the following cartoons are rated TV-Y7, which means they are not appropriate for children less than seven years of age. Most contain humorous references that even teenagers wouldn’t comprehend, but they are not inappropriate in any way.

Fanboy and Chum Chum” is a newcomer to the Nickelodeon line-up. The show follows two inseparable school-aged best friends through their daily side-splitting adventures. The main characters are just plain awesome, Fanboy is voiced by famous actor David Hornsby. Not to be out done, the supporting characters are so great that each could truly have their own spin-off show. One of the characters, Kyle, is voiced by well known comedic actor Jamie Kennedy, and what a wonderful job he does. The show contains an abundance of “Star Wars” spoofs, the most comical being a regular character named Janitor Poopatine.

Game Review – Acme Animation (SNES)

Acme Animation is a game released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Having been released by Sunsoft solely for the SNES in 1994, Acme Animation received mixed commercial reviews.
Acme Animation is not a game that has a true plot. The genre of this game is a little shaky, but I’d classify it best as something similar to Mario Paint. Similarly to Mario Paint, Acme Animation offers usage of the SNES Mario Mouse, allowing one to best control one’s creations. The basic functions in this game include copy-pasting, painting with various palettes, tools, and tips, and tilting and revolving the various frames.

Graphics in Acme Animation are fine; nothing is pixelated, and everything is quite colorful. Due to the genre of this game, it’s in its nature to have to have decent visual quality; the whole point is to create works of “art”. For a child, the graphics are just fine. Animations in this game are a bit dull, but that won’t detract from the quality in the eyes of any child. Any of us likely to be picking this game up so many years later, though, are likely to dislike such things.

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Best Film Schools In Film Making

Film and Television Institute of India, Pune

The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) is an autonomous institute working under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) Government of India and it is a member of CILECT, an organization of world’s leading Film Schools. FTII is situated in Pune, on the location of erstwhile Prabhat Film Company. Since its inception in 1960, the institute is known for its contribution of technicians and artists to the film industry.

 Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) Kolkata

As like FTII, SRFTI is also a Film and Television institute working under The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Government of India. The institute has been named after acclaimed film director Satyajit Ray. Due to its excellence in education, SRFTI has received the status ‘Institute of National Importance’ given by the Government of India.

 Biju Pattanaik Film & Television Institute of Odisha

The Biju Pattanaik Film & Television Institute of Odisha (BPFTIO) is an autonomous Film institute started by Government of Odisha under the World Bank assisted scheme to meet the requirements of technicians for the Film industry. BPFTIO offering three courses and each course has an intake of 20 students each year.

 Government Film and Television Institute, Bangalore

The Government Film and Television Institute (GFTI) Bangalore is the first Government Film institute in India. GFTI is located in at Hesaraghatta, Bengaluru in Karnataka. The institute is offering two three-year courses in Cinematography and Sound Recording & Engineering. The intake of students for each course in each year is 33.

 L.V Prasad Film Institute, Chennai and Trivandrum

L.V Prasad Film Institute is a Private film institute based in Chennai, which was started L. V. Prasad, a well-known person in the arenas Producer, Actor, Director, Cinematographer and Businessman. As compared to other private film institute in India, it offered much extensive features including big indoor studios, library and industry using professional cameras like Red MX Cameras and Pana vision Genesis.

 Annapurna International School of Film and Media, Hyderabad

India’s first private, non-profit media school founded by the Akkineni family, is one of India’s leading film schools today. It offers courses in acting, directing, cinematography, editing, writing and producing.