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

PR Newswire

MONTREAL, April 2, 2013

MONTREAL, April  2, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -  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.

SOURCE TOON BOOM ANIMATION INC.

Contact:

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