Toon Boom Partners with iStockphoto

Posted by Rob Lewis

Montreal's Toon Boom Animation announced yesterday that is has partnered with Calgary-born iStockphoto to offer Toon Boom users access to free images as well as a special discount to buy credits.

"Partnering with iStock testifies to Toon Boom’s dedication to further facilitate the creative process of our users, as well as widen the horizon of possibilities if they want to combine different techniques," said Joan Vogelesang, President and Chief Executive Officer at Toon Boom.

Toon Boom Animation is a leader in animation software solutions. Toon Boom carries user-friendly animation applications for all and develops new geographies to make the animation community as global as can be. In that market segment, Toon Boom caters to the needs of children, home users, creative professionals as well as students, educators and schools. Toon Boom's client base ranges from major studios creating Hollywood blockbuster animated films to individual animators
creating their first masterpieces.

iStockphoto is the world’s leading royalty-free stock destination, with an image downloaded every 1.3 seconds. iStock pioneered the micropayment phenomenon in this industry, enabling buyers to license images for as little as a dollar. iStockphoto is headquartered in Calgary and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Getty Images.

Company:
Toon Boom Animation
Website:
http://www.toonboom.com
Location:
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Based in Montreal, Canada, Toon Boom Technologies, the parent company of USAnimation®, Toon Boom Studio™, Storyboard Pro™ and Harmony™, is the world-leading supplier of 2D animation software. Toon Boom Animation also provides consulting services to its clients so that they can streamline their production workflows and produce quality animation more quickly and efficiently. Toon Boom's client base ranges from major... more

Company:
iStockphoto LP
Website:
http://www.istockphoto.com
Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

iStockphoto, the world's most visited online stock photography marketplace, was created to meet designers' needs for high-quality, royalty-free stock images at affordable prices. iStockphoto started the micro-payment phenomenon: now anyone can purchase images for as little as a dollar each. With close to 20,000 contributing artists, a community of more than 625,000 and 12,000 new images added weekly, iStockphoto... more


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Rob Lewis

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Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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