Animate in Full Gear with Toon Boom Studio 8

                 Animate in Full Gear with Toon Boom Studio 8

PR Newswire

MONTREAL, Aug. 8, 2013

Toon Boom releases Studio 8, charged with easy-to-use new capabilities to make
the animation creation process faster and fun. This award-winning animation
software is the most widely adopted by hobbyists and is becoming a standard in
animation in education.

MONTREAL, Aug. 8, 2013  /PRNewswire/ - Two-time  Emmy^® award recipient,  Toon 
Boom Animation Inc. announced today the release of Toon Boom^® Studio™ 8,  its 
flagship animation software  for hobbyists.  This new version  is packed  with 
easy-to-use features that  make traditional  animation, cut-out-animation  and 
bones animation a breeze.  In addition, Studio 8  includes new lip-sync  tools 
and impressive special effects.  With this release, Toon  Boom has decided  to 
permanently reduce the regular retail price  to $249 US and the upgrade  price 
to $79 US, making Studio 8 affordable for everyone.

Toon Boom Studio 8 Highlights:

Instant Motion!
Draw a trajectory and follow the line!

Instant Talking!
Import your sound! Lip-sync as easy as 1,2,3!

Instant Blockbuster Effects!
Make the action happen! Movie magic just one click away.

Instant Natural Movement!
Introducing the soft and smooth bone movement collection.

Instant Storyline!
Direct your own movie! Start the action!

Animation in Education
Toon Boom Studio  8 comes  with a  comprehensive Art  Curriculum delivered  to 
schools who  purchase lab  packs.  Beyond the  teaching  of animation  in  art 
classes, Toon Boom Studio is increasingly  used to teach the core  curriculum. 
Using animation as a  medium of communication  translates into higher  student 
achievement and better retention. Watch Carol  Shaw at South Junior High,  CA, 
talking about  the positive  outcomes of  using Toon  Boom's products  in  her 
classroom.

Pricing and Availability
Purchase Toon Boom Studio 8 for $249 US. Customers owning earlier versions  of 
Toon Boom Studio can upgrade to version 8 for only $79 US.

Information about the Toon Boom Studio 8 is now available online at:
toonboom.com/studio

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^®  is 
a registered trademark and Studio™, and  the Toon Boom logo are trademarks  of 
Toon Boom  Animation Inc.  All  other trademarks  are  the property  of  their 
respective owners.

SOURCE TOON BOOM ANIMATION INC.

Contact:

Contact:
Toon Boom Animation Inc.
Karina Bessoudo, VP, Marketing
kbessoudo@toonboom.com
+1 514 490 6479
 
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