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Toon Boom Animation Inc. is the worldwide leader in
animation software solutions. Toon Boom carries user-friendly animation
applications for all and develops new geographies to make the animation
community as global as can be. In that market segment, Toon Boom caters to the
needs of children, home users, creative professionals as well as students,
educators and schools.
As importantly, Toon
Boom is fully dedicated to the needs of independent animators and studios,
offering a wide product range from powerful pre-production tools to leading-edge
animation production solutions. Relying on its extensive expertise in animation
production, Toon Boom provides consulting services in the fields of
optimization, pipeline integration, production assistance and custom
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 2006, the IT Federation of Quebec (FIQ) awarded an OCTAS 2006 in the
Multimedia – educational and cultural sector category, for Toon Boom Studio. In
2007, FIQ awarded an OCTAS 2007 in the Technological Innovation category,
for Toon Boom Storyboard Pro. In 2008, Flip Boom was granted a Parents’
Choice Gold Award and a New Canadian Media Award in the Excellence in
Children’s category. In 2009, Flip Boom was selected as Editor’s Choice
by the prestigious Children’s Technology Review for excellence in design.
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, eMation, Rough Draft Korea, Alphanim, BKN, Cromosoma and
Enarmonia, 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,
Hanuman, Curious George, Go West: A New Lucky Luke
Adventure, Simpsons The Movie and The Princess and the Frog.
The most complete animation software for
Toon Boom Animate Pro combines
state-of-the-art vector technology, real-time animation tools and nodal
compositing to simplify the conception of complex effects. With its easy-to-use
interface, non-destructive and resolution independent workflow, featuring a new
and unique 3D space environment Animate Pro delivers incredible power at an
explore true digital animation
Toon Boom Animate Pro enables you
to create tradigital and bitmap animation as well as combining
both styles. You can access advanced lip-sync and cell swapping
tools to give an extra edge to your content creation process.
keep traditional art alive
Animate Pro masters traditional
art thanks to advanced clean, ink and paint tools as well as an
Xsheet with drawing capabilities to simulate a paper exposure
sheet. Animate Pro supports Pencil Check Pro to preserve the
line test exposure sheet.
artistic style unleashed
With Toon Boom Animate Pro, you
can develop any project without having to compromise quality.
Refine your artwork style using multiple brush tools, textures
and gradients to get a unique look and feel.
beyond multi-plane camera
Animate Pro delivers full control
on all 3 axes. Move, scale and rotate any of your elements to
create amazing 3D scenery with real-time playback. Access a
powerful Graph editor and apply subtle acceleration with ease
animation’s holy grail
Easily perform frame tweening
using the timeline; expose your drawing using the Xsheet;
quickly create key poses with inverse kinematics; create
in-betweens automatically with morphing tool and even let
Animate Pro detects the audio phonemes for you.
Symbols and pegs work in unison.
Keyframing in cut-out and tradigital animation is a breeze.
Easily fine tune your animation to get the result you have
sparkling effects and
Toon Boom Animate Pro compositing
takes place at any time during the production cycle. Manipulate
the effect network to apply any combination of effects on
elements in real-time. Over 50 special effects, ranging from
blurs to colour correction and deformation.
enjoy an adaptable user
Whether you want to create
artwork, set up your action or add special effects, customize
your workspace as you need. Each tool comes with a contextual
interface that will let you set your preferences in a click.
smooth pipeline and workflow
Toon Boom Animate Pro can import
leading file formats, including MOV, SWF, PSD, AI and PDF, as
well as export to video in MOV and FLV. In addition, Animate Pro
comes with full scripting capabilities and command line tools.
Add Storyboard Pro to integrate the pre-production stages
seamlessly into your existing pipeline.
included kick-start programm
Toon Boom Animate Pro comes with
more than four hours of video training and ready-to-use
templates for a smooth learning experience. Dedicated support
programs combined with a practical user forum are additional
resources for timely assistance, all handled by the Toon Boom
The most complete storyboarding software for professionals
provides an integrated pre-production pipeline to
facilitates data exchange and the creation of
production libraries for assets re-use. Storyboard
Pro supports script from Final Draft with automatic
parsing and pre-cut, all major bitmap, vector and
audio formats, Storyboard Pro exports still images,
layered panels to Photoshop, Movies, Metadata as
well as complete storyboard project to Toon Boom
Harmony and Animate Family.
Whatever the number
of storyboard artists in the studios, Storyboard Pro
can handle easily the load balancing of the
storyboard creation over several artist at the same
time. Split, Extract, Merge, Revise, Storyboard Pro
is production proven and can sustain large project
from episodic to feature film.
mean no shipping costs and instant delivery, no
printing or photocopying to create, reuse or reduce
of artwork ! Save up to 30% compared to traditional
paper storyboarding methods.
It’s more than just a
storyboard with independent motion per layer,
dynamic camera movement and unlimited soundtracks.
Storyboard combines powerful storytelling tools with
animation and editing capabilities to create
stunning animatics and leica reels. For more
advanced editing, Storyboard Pro includes native
timeline export to Avid, Premiere and Final Cut Pro.
ease of use
Storyboard Pro comes
with an intuitive interface presenting either an
elegant traditional panel window layout or an
overview window layout. Storyboard Pro mimics the
traditional storyboarding process. Packed with video
training material, Storyboard Pro only requires few
hours to be up and running.
rich drawing toolset
Create art directly
inside Storyboard with true WYSIWYG vector based
drawing tools with pressure sensitivity connected
with your tablet. Preserve your own style with ink
brush, air brush or crayon texture brush. Use vector
text tools with word processing and paragraph
options for overlay comments.
intuitive drag and drop interface lets you reorder
all your panels on-the-fly. With the overview
workspace, you can view the story flow as if you
were pinning your drawings on a wall. Storyboard Pro
allows you to red line, add reviews fields and
record audio comments.
no need to draw
Storyboard Pro allows
everyone, from amateur to professional alike to
build boards, shot lists, complex shot sequences and
any idea imaginable simply by importing digital
images into Storyboard or by using the template
Toon Boom Studio Key Features
- Draw, scan, capture or import artwork and video
- Paint artwork using advanced tools
- Lip-sync mouth movement to voice tracks
- Animate using motion paths
- Access libraries to use and reuse content
- Create multi-plane camera movements
- Apply Feather Edge and Drop Shadow effects
- View animation in real time
- Publish to print, web
(Facebook, YouTube, SWF, QT), TV, video, and iTunes
Educational Key Features
- Annotation Layers for easier feedback and communication
- New multi-discipline project based curriculum
Create remarkable stop-motion animation using any object you’d like
to bring to life. Insert fun backgrounds using Chroma Key, or use
time-lapse imagery to generate unique visuals. Add audio and easily
export to the web!
Developed by animators for animators, Toon Boom Studio offers all the
traditional animation features in a progressive digital environment. A
100% paperless workflow with no sacrifices in features!
If your talent translates best on paper, then Studio is for you. Scan
in drawings with no loss of quality using any TWAIN supported device,
then use Studio's proven technology to take your illustrations into the
Draw, create or import elements to build characters and store them
all in your personal Library, then apply Studio’s powerful transform
tool and motion paths to set timing and create movement.
Animating has never been easier, or as much fun! Studio allows you to
import live video to then trace and colour in your characters.
Rotoscoping assists you in developing smooth, realistic movements.