Montreal (June 22, 2007)–Emmy award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc. today announced its partnership with FableVision, the award-winning educational media and interactive developer and publisher, to jointly develop educational solutions for K-12 and consumer markets. This partnership builds upon Toon Boom?s extensive expertise in animation technology and FableVision?s deep understanding of learners, educational technology and constructivist learning tools.
"Toon Boom is fully committed to the educational market and our close collaboration with FableVision reinforces our intention to develop easy-to-use, educative and fun applications for students and schools" stated Joan Vogelesang, President and Chief Executive Officer at ToonBoom.
Paul Reynolds, FableVision´s President comments, "The creative software products we are now co developing with Toon Boom perfectly capture our mission to foster creativity and self-expression and adds to our growing line of products from FableVision that puts the learner in the driver´s seat for creation and sharing."
About Toon Boom Animation Inc.
Toon Boom Animation Inc. is the worldwide leader in animation software solutions. Toon Boom carries entry level and high-end animation software solutions for film, television, web, games, mobile devices and training applications. Toon Boom?s solutions also include powerful pre-production tools ideal for all animated or live-action projects. In 2005, Toon Boom was granted the Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for its significant contribution made to the animation industry targeted for television, in North America and throughout Asia, Europe and the Middle East. In 2006, the IT Federation of Quebec (FIQ) awarded an OCTAS 2006 in the Multimedia–educational and cultural sector category, for Toon Boom Studio V3. In 2007, FIQ awarded an OCTAS 2007 in the Technological Innovation category, for Toon Boom Storyboard Pro.
Toon Boom´s client base ranges from major studios creating Hollywood blockbuster animated films to individual animators creating their first masterpieces. Market-leading studios using Toon Boom´s products include Nelvana, Warner Bros., Mercury Filmworks, China Central Television, Toonz Animation India, Starbust Animation, Answer Studio, Alphanim, Cosgrove Hall, Cromosoma and Lanterna Magica, to name a few. Some of the prestigious productions done with Toon Boom?s technology include Les Triplettes de Belleville, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, The Rugrats, SpongeBob The Movie and Curious George.
For additional information, visit Toon Boom at www.toonboom.com.
FableVision is on a 200-year mission to bring the world to a better place through media, storytelling and technology. With new headquarters at The Boston Children´s Museum in Boston, and offices in Portland, Oregon and London, the FableVision team enjoys an international reputation for its unique brand of innovative, technology-delivered storytelling and learning, which include K12 software product offerings (Stationery Studio, BrainCogs, Essay Express, Get A Clue) distributed around the globe. Some of FableVision´s partners and clients include PBS, Maryland Public Television, MIT Education Arcade, Sesame Workshop, Scholastic, Nickelodeon/Noggin, KCET, Carnegie Hall, National Academy of Sciences, WGBH, Random House, Simon Schuster, Pearson Education, the Research Institute for Learning Development, and Boston University and the Jim Henson Company.