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Toon Boom Part of Québec Trade Mission to China

Toon Boom Animation announced its participation in the China Trade Mission led by Québec Premier Jean Charest. During the trade mission Toon Boom will present three awards to some of its customers and partners, as well as sign a development agreement.

The awards will be presented to Fan Ling, from the Animation Department of China Central Television (CCTV), for their loyalty and adoption of Toon Booms technology; to Professor Yu Shao Fei, of the Stage Design Department of the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts, for being the first school in China to choose Toon Boom Harmony; and to Li Zhong Qiu and Joan Ding from Dison Computer Graphics & Image, one of Toon Booms business partners, for their exceptional performance in the Chinese market.

Toon Boom Animation will also sign a development agreement with Dison Computer Graphics & Image to have Toon Boom Studio adapted to the Chinese market.

"We are very proud to honor our clients and partners during Québec Premier Jean Charests visit to China. Our 10-year presence in China is crowned by success, and it is important for Toon Boom to officially thank its loyal Chinese partners," said Joan Vogelesang, president/ceo of Toon Boom Animation.

Moreover, the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Kwun Tong) recently adopted Toon Boom Harmony to teach digital animation. Established in 1975, this leading institute puts an emphasis on digital media and offers a higher diploma course in Digital Animation & Cartoon Character Design.

Winner of the 2005 Primetime Emmy Engineering Award, Toon Boom Animation Inc. is the worldwide leader of animation software solutions with high-tech tools such as morphing, inverse kinematics and glue. Toon Boom carries several leading animation products, including Harmony, Opus, Solo and Studio. For additional information, visit

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