Emmy award-winning software company Toon Boom Animation Inc. has teamed with FableVision, a developer and publisher of educational media and interactive products, to jointly develop educational solutions for students K-12 and consumer markets. Now headquartered at The Boston Children’s Museum in Boston, FableVision produces such globally distributed K-12 software product offerings as Stationery Studio, BrainCogs, Essay Express and Get A Clue. The company’s partners and clients include PBS, Sesame Workshop, Scholastic, Nickelodeon/Noggin, KCET, WGBH, Random House, Simon & Schuster and the Jim Henson Co.
‘Toon Boom is fully committed to the educational market and our close collaboration with FableVision reinforces our intention to develop easy-to-use, educative and fun applications for students and schools’ says Toon Boom president and CEO Joan Vogelesang.
‘We’re on a mission of creativity and self-expression, providing the tools and support to get kids creating and sharing,” adds Peter H Reynolds, FableVision’s CEO/founder and exec creative director. ‘Locking arms with Toon Boom gives us a powerful international partner to reach kids and educators around the globe with tools that will really help them make their mark.’
Reynolds is a New York Times best-selling children’s book author/illustrator whose works include Someday, The Dot, Ish, So Few of Me, The North Star and Judy Moody. He has also directed FableVision’s animated adaptations of his books, which have garnered the studio the prestigious Carnegie Medal of Excellence.
Toon Boom provides entry-level and high-end animation software solutions for film, television, web, gaming, mobile and training applications. Toon Boom’s solutions also include pre-production tools designed for use in all animated and live-action projects. The company’s portfolio of products includes the award-winning Toon Boom Studio V3. and the recently released Toon Boom Storyboard Pro. Some of the acclaimed features created with Toon Boom’s technology include Les Triplettes de Belleville, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, The Rugrats, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie and Curious George. For more info, go to www.toonboom.com.