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22nd January 2013

In View with Larry King Focuses on 21st Century Education Featuring Toon Boom

Toon BoomTwo-time Emmy® award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc. will be featured on In View with Larry King in a report focusing on 21st century education airing on the Discovery Channel, January 28, 2013 at 07:00 EST/PST. To illustrate the great benefits of using Toon Boom’s creative technology in the classroom, Toon Boom chose Bluffton Elementary School in South Carolina for their students’ impressive achievements in a very short time. Read the rest of this entry »

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10th January 2013

Connect With Your Creativity Using Flip Boom Cartoon

Toon BoomPowered by two-time Emmy® Award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc., Flip Boom Cartoon is an inspiring playful app that lets you connect with your loved ones creating a collaborative project and share it on social media. On-the-go or at home, playing with Flip Boom Cartoon represents a creative way to stay connected to your loved ones via the same iCloud account. Share your projects back and forth to create memorable and collaborative masterpieces. Read the rest of this entry »

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13th December 2012

Oasis Animation to Produce a New Season of Martha Speaks for WGBH to Air on PBS KIDS

oasis animationOasis Animation is proud to announce that it has concluded a deal with PBS station WGBH for the production of 16 new episodes of Martha Speaks, an animated PBS KIDS television series for kids ages 4-7. Oasis will provide the preproduction, digital animation and postproduction services on the series, from its Montreal studios. This production will create 70 new jobs in Quebec. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th November 2012

NGRAIN Offers No-Cost 3D Authoring Tool

ngrainInteractive 3D simulation software and solutions provider for maintenance training and support applications NGRAIN® has debuted NGRAIN® Producer®, the personal learning edition, which is available free-of-charge. Producer allows anyone, with or without 3D experience, to rapidly create interactive 3D animations and real-time practice tasks.  Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd November 2012

New Game Development And Design Program Available at CDI College In Toronto

cdi collegeIn response to the growth of Canada’s video game industry, CDI College is launching the Game Development and Design program at its campus in Toronto. The program is currently is accepting applications for the 72 week program. Upon graduation, students will have assembled an impressive portfolio that showcases their artistic talents and technical abilities. Grads will be able to apply for jobs with game development studios, video game design companies and computer animation studios. Outside of the video game industry, they may also find employment with industrial design firms, software companies, and special effects and post-production studios. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th November 2012

Emmy Award Winning Cast For The Nut Job

ToonBox EntertainmentAn all-star cast of Emmy award-winner Katherine Heigl, Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Stephen Lang, Sarah Gadon, and comedian Jeff Dunham have signed on to lend their voices for the animated comedy feature The Nut Job, directed by Peter Lepeniotis for ToonBox Entertainment and Redrover Co., Ltd. Based on the 2005 award-winning comedy short film Surly Squirrel by Disney animation veteran Lepeniotis, The Nut Job marks the Canadian-based ToonBox’s first feature film with Korean partner Redrover, in association with Gulfstream Pictures, which is handling U.S. sales. Read the rest of this entry »

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6th November 2012

DHX Media’s Johnny Test Season 5 Licensed To Netflix

dhx mediaIndependent international producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children’s entertainment content DHX Media Ltd. has announced the availability of the fifth season of the hit children’s, animated comedy series, Johnny Test, on Netflix “Just for Kids” in the US. Created by Scott Fellows, Johnny Test follows the zany adventures of an 11-year old boy who serves as the ultimate guinea pig for his two brainiac sisters, Susan and Mary. Netflix “Just for Kids” makes it easier and more fun for kids and families to browse and instantly watch a large selection of kid-friendly TV shows and movies.  In addition to the 26 new half-hour episodes, all previous seasons of Johnny Test are also available for Netflix members to stream instantly.

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5th November 2012

Toon Boom Releases First Animation App for Windows 8 And Issues Call For Animations

Toon BoomToon Boom Animation Inc., a 2012 and 2005 Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award recipient, has announced the release of Flip Boom Lite™, the first animation app designed for Windows 8. As a free app, Flip Boom Lite enables anyone to learn and teach animation on-the-go, as well as share videos and photos on Facebook, YouTube and more. Read the rest of this entry »

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23rd October 2012

Toon Boom 2012 Halloween Animation Contest

Toon BoomStep aside ghouls, ghosts and phantasms, the Pumpkins are afoot! All dressed in their spookiest finery, extravagant, exotic and flamboyant, the Pumpkins make their way to the Haunted Halloween Ball, where Toon Boom is hosting its annual Halloween Animation Contest. Using a free copy of Flip Boom Doodle, dress up your eeriest Pumpkin in its creepiest clothes and make it dance at the macabre Haunted Halloween Ball. Animators of all skill levels and ages are invited to create their own dancing Pumpkin! Winners will receive an iPad or a copy of Toon Boom Studio. Contest closes on October 31st, voting begins on November 1st and winners will be announced on November 6th. Read the rest of this entry »

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7th October 2012

The Canada Media Fund Champions Canada’s Children’s And Youth Trailblazers At MIPJunior 2012

Canada MipCom Country of Honour 2012Today at Cannes the Canada Media Fund (CMF) featured Canada’s leading-edge and innovative transmedia series, games, software and mobile applications made specifically for children and youth. The Canada Media Fund’s Catalina Briceno, Director of Industry and Market Trends, presented a special screening of ten outstanding projects representative of Canada’s creative screen-based industry geared towards the youth market. Last year alone, the CMF committed a total of $79 million to 128 projects targeting the children’s and youth market,  presented on television or developed for digital platforms.  This represents 23% of the CMF’s support of the Canadian television and digital media industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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