MONTREAL, Jan. 31, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Toon Boom Animation Inc is proud
to congratulate Chico & Rita's Director, Academy Award winner Fernando Trueba, and star designer
Javier Mariscal, as well as Sunday's Director Patrick Doyon, and the National Film Board of Canada for
their Oscar nominations in their respective animated feature length and
animated short categories. As a technology partner, Toon Boom animation
solutions contributed to the production of both of these masterpieces.
"We are thrilled to see that our industrial technology has been an
integral part of these magnificent productions and enabled them to
deliver animation of the highest quality," shared Joan Vogelesang,
President and Chief Executive Officer at Toon Boom.
Chico & Rita already received a long-standing list of awards, including the Best
Animated Feature Film, in the AniMovie category at the 18th Stuttgart
Festival of Animated Film; the Award for Best Feature Length Film at
the 2011 Anima Festival; the Goya Award for Best Animation Film
(Spanish Film Academy); the Award for Best Film at the Holland
Animation Film Festival (HAFF 2010) and the Cineuropa Prize at the 2010
Festival de Cinema Européen des Arcs. As for Sunday, the Oscar nomination is the first but not the least prestigious
acknowledgement it receives.
A complete report on the making of Chico & Rita is available in Toon Boom's Expert Corner.
About Toon Boom Animation Inc.
Toon Boom Animation Inc. (toonboom.com) is the worldwide leader in digital content and animation creation
software. Toon Boom carries user-friendly animation applications for
all, catering to the needs of children, home users, creative
professionals as well as students, educators and schools.
As importantly, Toon Boom is fully dedicated to the needs of independent
animators and studios, offering 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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