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Cambridge Animation Systems Restructures, Moves to Ireland

Cambridge Animation Systems, developer of Animo 2D software, has moved its company headquarters from England to The Digital Hub, in Dublin. Cormac Slevin, who has been with the company since 1998, will manage the new office.

The company has restructured its management team. Peter Florence, an original founder of Cambridge Animation Systems, will stay on as a shareholder alongside the new investment group; Digital Animation Media Ltd.

The success of the recent release of Animo 6.0 has allowed Cambridge Animation Systems to make this move where the company will continue to develop its Animo line of products. There are also plans in development for CAS to collaborate with some of the leading animation producers in Europe.

Our aim has always been to provide outstanding software and support for both Mac and PC, this will remain the focus for the future said Slevin. I feel certain the changes that CAS has implemented will allow us to expand and adapt to an ever changing animation business

Philip Flynn, ceo of The Digital Hub welcomes the arrival of Cambridge Animations Systems.

We welcome our newest arrival to The Digital Hub. There are almost 40 companies located here working across the digital media sector, and employing in the region of 400 people. We look forward to Cambridge Animations Systems being an integral part of our growing cluster into the future, said Flynn.

Cambridge Animation Systems (www.cambridgeanimation.com) has been pioneering the development of cutting edge 2D cartoon animation software since 1990. Animo has been an industry standard 2D digital animation tool used to produce features, TV series, commercials and computer games with an installed base of more than 3,000 seats in more than 50 countries.

The Digital Hub (www.thedigitalhub.com) is an Irish Government initiative to create an international digital enterprise center in Dublin City centre. Dublin City Council, IDA Ireland and Enterprise Ireland are key partners in developing The Digital Hub. The vision for The Digital Hub is to create a global center of excellence for innovation, creativity, research and learning.

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