Toon Boom Animation Inc., a 2012 and 2005 Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award recipient, announced today that The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, will grant the Toon Boom Pipeline the Ub Iwerks Award at the upcoming 40th Annual Annie Awards™. As part of the juried awards category, the Ub Iwerks Award recognizes the technical advancements that make a significant impact on the art or industry of animation.
“We feel honoured to see The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, acknowledge the contribution of the Toon Boom Pipeline throughout the animation industry, in the production of feature films, series, direct-to-videos, commercials and more,” says Joan Vogelesang, president and chief executive officer of Toon Boom.
The Toon Boom pipeline is comprised of Toon Boom® Storyboard™ Pro and Toon Boom® Harmony™, which cover the entire production workflow and deliver the highest throughput within the process. The Toon Boom pipeline offers a wealth of technological possibilities, always keeping artists at the heart of the creative process.
The 40th Annual Annie Awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles.