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Toon Boom Animation to sponsor Best of the Festival Award

This year, we’re very pleased to be able to announce that thanks to Toon Boom Animation, the winner of our prestigious Best of the Festival award will receive a whopping £500 prize money! Toon Boom’s Lindsay Watson –  long-term friend and supporter of LIAF will be with us during our Closing Gala – Best of the Fest on Sunday 2 Novemeber to present the prize. Read on to find out more about this award-winning company and how its supported the animation industry for 20 years with passion and creativity.

Toon Boom Animation

Toon Boom. LIAF, London International Animation FestivalToon Boom Animation Inc., a Corus® Entertainment Inc. company, is the worldwide leader in digital content and animation creation software, delivering products and services online to its global community. Toon Boom carries user-friendly applications for all, creative professionals as well as students, educators and schools. Toon Boom is an influential advocate of bringing industry and education together, while partnering with value-added partners to help students achieve their goals.

At the high-end studio level, Toon Boom offers 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.

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 Disney, Nelvana, Warner Bros., Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Fox, Bento Box, Film Roman, China Central Television, DQ Entertainment, eMation, Rough Draft Korea, Alphanim, Imira Entertainment and Enarmonia, to name but a few. Some of the prestigious productions done with Toon Boom’s technology include Les Triplettes de Belleville (Les Armateurs), Looney Tunes: Back in Action (Warner Bros.), The Rugrats (Universal), SpongeBob The Movie (Nickelodeon), Hanuman (Silverline), Curious George (Universal), Go West: A New Lucky Luke Adventure (Xilam), Simpsons The Movie (Fox), Chico & Rita (Mariscal) and The Princess and the Frog (Disney).