Toon Boom Studio 4 Is Coming

Montreal (July 30, 2007) – Emmy Award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc. today announced the upcoming release of Toon Boom Studio 4. As the all-in-one animation software, Studio 4 offers a smooth experience creating rich, eye-catching animations for video, websites, television, film, games, mobile devices, and more. Based on a powerful Emmy award-winning technology, studio 4 brings greater capabilities to create a wider range of animation styles easily, all within a more user friendly interface.

What’s new in Studio 4?
* Redesigned user interface for a seamless workflow and a smoother experience
* Unparalleled flexibility to easily customize your most convenient workspaces
* Extended animation styles to import, vectorize and animate photographs
* Increased selection of brushes to create more impressive line styles i.e. calligraphic painting
* Enhanced design quality with blurs and glows applied on drawings with the new Feather Edges feature
* Improved motion capabilities to set more realistic moves with the new peg’s Orient to path feature
* Advanced Web publishing options to play back animation on the Internet more efficiently

Studio 4 also includes: support of Adobe Illustrator layers, the Vectorize Preview window, improved drawing tools, Alpha Onion Skinning and support of Tablet PC OS (for Windows XP and Vista).

Buy Toon Boom Studio 4 now at the pre-launch special of $299.99 US (Promo code: TBS081607), valid until August 16, 2007. As of July 27, 2007, all new clients will receive a Toon Boom Studio 3.5 key. They will see their version 4 purchase listed on the "my products" page once the transaction is completed. Their Studio 4 license key will be automatically registered and emailed to them upon customer release in September 2007 for them to download the software. Upgrades from versions 3 and 3.5 are offered at the launch special of $79.99 US until August 16, 2007 (Promo code: TBSUP081607). All orders requiring shipping will be processed upon customer release.

Information about Toon Boom Studio 4 is now available online at

About Toon Boom Animation Inc.
Toon Boom Animation Inc. is the worldwide leader in animation software solutions. Toon Boom carries entry level and high-end animation software solutions for film, television, web, games, mobile devices and training applications. Toon Boom’s solutions also include powerful pre-production tools ideal for all animated or live-action projects. In 2005, Toon Boom was granted the Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for its significant contribution made to the animation industry targeted for television, in North America and throughout Asia, Europe and the Middle East. In 2006, the IT Federation of Quebec (FIQ) awarded an OCTAS 2006 in the Multimedia – educational and cultural sector category, for Toon Boom Studio V3. In 2007, FIQ awarded an OCTAS 2007 in the Technological Innovation category, for Toon Boom Storyboard Pro.

Toon Boom’s client base ranges from major studios creating Hollywood blockbuster animated films to individual animators creating their first masterpieces. Market-leading studios using Toon Boom’s products include Nelvana, Warner Bros., Mercury Filmworks, China Central Television, Toonz Animation India, Starburst Animation, Answer Studio, Alphanim, Cosgrove Hall, Cromosoma and Lanterna Magica, to name a few. Some of the prestigious productions done with Toon Boom’s technology include Les Triplettes de Belleville, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, The Rugrats, SpongeBob The Movie, Curious George, Go West: A New Lucky Luke Adventure and The Simpsons Movie.

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