PRE-MIPTV NEWS: Toon Boom Releases Storyboard™ Pro 4 for Live Action, Gaming and Animation Productions

PRE-MIPTV NEWS: Toon Boom Releases Storyboard™ Pro 4 for Live Action, Gaming 
and Animation Productions 
MONTREAL, April 2, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Toon Boom Animation Inc. announced 
today the release of Toon Boom Storyboard Pro 4. After receiving a 2012 
Primetime Emmy(®) Engineering Award, Storyboard Pro has leaped forward with a 
new version that efficiently and elegantly caters to live action, gaming, and 
animation studios alike. 
Now in 64 bit, Storyboard Pro 4 offers the ability to draw directly in the 
software using bitmap drawing tools. In addition to its time-proven vector 
tools, Storyboard Pro 4 enables users to draw with different styles and 
textures for full artistic freedom. 
"Storyboard Pro is considered one of the most innovative technologies and 
enables studios and professionals to keep pre-production under the same roof, 
resulting in local job creation" says Joan Vogelesang, president and chief 
executive officer of Toon Boom. 
Storyboard Pro 4 highlights: 


    --  Bitmap Drawing Tools allow users to draw with different styles
        and textures for full artistic freedom.
    --  64-bit gives users the freedom to use more of the computer's
        resources, and allowing the use of the new bitmap technology.
    --  Playback Enhancements ensure a smooth playback through panels.
    --  Sequences allow users to organize projects into four divisions:
        Acts, Sequences, Scenes, and Panels.
    --  Integrated 3D Technology enables users to work in a 3D space,
        import 3D models, and export to FBX.
    --  Collaboration tools allow multiple users to work on a project
        simultaneously.

Pricing and Availability
Buy Toon Boom Storyboard Pro 4 now at the price of $999US. Customers owning 
Toon Boom Storyboard Pro 2 can upgrade to version 4 for $499US. Customers with 
a valid support and maintenance agreement can upgrade for free.

Toon Boom will be showcasing Storyboard Pro 4 at MIPTV 2013, Booth C1.09. A 
cocktail to celebrate the Storyboard Pro 4 launch will be held at the booth on 
Tuesday, April 9, from 5 pm to 7 pm. RSVP link available here.

Information about Toon Boom Storyboard Pro 4 is now available online at: 
toonboom.com/storyboardpro/  

About Toon Boom Animation Inc.
Toon Boom Animation Inc. (toonboom.com), a Corus(®) Entertainment Inc. 
company and a 2012 and 2005 Primetime Emmy Engineering Award recipient, is the 
worldwide leader in digital content and animation creation software, 
delivering products and services online to its global community. Toon Boom 
carries user-friendly applications for all, catering to children, home users, 
creative professionals as well as students, educators and schools. Toon Boom 
is fully dedicated to education and goes far beyond just developing technology 
and curriculums that enhance the classroom experience. Toon Boom is an 
influential advocate of bringing industry and education together, while 
partnering with value-added partners to help students achieve their goals.

At the high-end studio level, Toon Boom offers 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 development.

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Copyright © 2013 Toon Boom Animation Inc. All rights reserved. Toon Boom and 
the Toon Boom logo are registered trademarks and Storyboard is a trademark of 
Toon Boom Animation Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their 
respective owners.

Karina Bessoudo, VP, Marketing kbessoudo@toonboom.com +1 514 490 6479

SOURCE: TOON BOOM ANIMATION INC.

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