Nelvana Gets More Bang With Toon Boom

Montreal-based 2D animation software supplier Toon Boom Technologies has entered into a long-term partnership with Corus Ent.’s Nelvana Ltd. Using its newly launched USAnimation OPUS as a base, Toon Boom will tailor its software solutions to meet Nelvana’s digital animation production needs.

Nelvana’s library of more than 2,000 half-hour episodes includes the animated children’s properties Franklin, Metabots, Maurice Sendak’s Little Bear, Babar, Rolie Pole Olie, Maggie and the Ferocious Beast, The Berenstain Bears and Beyblade.

As Toon Boom customizes tools for Nelvana’s production pipeline, the company will continue to serve other clients including Klasky Csupo, Warner Bros., DreamWorks, Paramount, Universal, Mercury Filmworks and Wild Brain.