"This deal is definitely a breakthrough for Toon Boom in the European market, said Joan Vogelesang, president/ceo of Toon Boom. LuxAnimation is one of the busiest studios in the world due to the quality of its work and USAnimation OPUS is the standard for quality and productivity in animation software - the relationship is a perfect fit for our two companies."
"All of our projects are close to our heart and we are happy to start production with USAnimation OPUS, whose efficiency and productivity easily meet the quality standards that make LuxAnimation's reputation," commented Lilian Eche, ceo of LuxAnimation. The studios sub-contractors will also use USAnimation OPUS for compatibility and quality standardization.
In 2002, Lilian Eche and Ariane Payen set up LuxAnimation (www.LuxAnimation.com) in Doncols, Luxembourg. Services include design, storyboards, timing and layout as well as post-production services such as editing, music, sound effects, mixing and dubbing into French, English and German. Its Luxstudio offers compositing and special effects in 2D and 3D as well as digital ink-and-paint and backgrounds.
Based in Montreal, Canada, Toon Boom Technologies Inc. is a world-leading supplier of animation solutions. Toon Boom Technologies is the parent company of USAnimation, Toon Boom Studio and Boom Studio Express and provides consulting services related to production workflow and productivity. Toon Boom's client base ranges from major studios creating Hollywood blockbuster animated films to individual animators creating their first masterpieces. For additional information, visit Toon Boom on the Web at www.toonboom.com