MONTREAL, Nov. 28, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - At the latest Animae Caribe 2011, the Caribbean's main animation festival, the festival's Director
Camille Selvon-Abrahams honored Joan Vogelesang, President and CEO of Toon Boom Animation, with an Award for her support throughout the years. In addition, the Minister Stephen Cadiz, Minister of Trade and Industry, Trinidad and Tobago, honored Joan
Vogelesang with another Award in recognition of her sterling contribution to the animation industry
of Trinidad and Tobago over the last ten years.
"As the Caribbean islands look to diversify their economies, we felt
that developing a creative industry building upon their rich folklore
would be a perfect fit. The local talent and mixed cultures will make
up a great pool of inspiration and development," shared Joan
Vogelesang, President and Chief Executive Officer at Toon Boom.
Toon Boom has been involved in the Caribbean animation industry since
2001. Since then it has established a great working relationship with
many successful studios and schools in Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica,
Barbados, Guyana and Grenada. Studios such as Full Circle (Trinidad),
The BrainStreet Group (Guyana), Caribbean Digital Media Centre
(Barbados), IDEAL Studios (Jamaica) and GSW Animation (Jamaica) lead
the way as flagship operations in the region.
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.
SOURCE TOON BOOM ANIMATION INC.
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