The educational program.
Toon Boom offers students, teachers and academic staff at educational institutes,
universities and art schools the best production tools at discounted prices.
• Proven professional animation software
• Discounts on educational licenses
• Curriculum available
• Educational support
The Learning Curriculum is delivered in two Editions: one for the Teacher and another for the Student.
In addition to the introduction and the lesson, each module includes lesson material to complete the
given exercises. The Teacher’s Edition comes with Teacher’s Notes to facilitate the teacher’s class
Why choose Animate. Fully scalable to fit any course duration.
• The perfect training tool for any student
embarking on a career in animation Introduction and Presentation Cut-out Animation - Building a Puppet:
production. An introduction and overview of the Rigging
• The industry standard cartoon animation interface and basic features of Toon Boom How to efficiently rig a cut-out character to
tool in the world’s top production houses Animate software. complete a usable cut-out puppet ready
for all media platforms. to animate.
• The most complete paperless package Drawing - Character Design
to teach tradigital and cut-out animation How to use the different drawing tools and Tradigital Animation - Animating
techniques. features available in Animate. How to use the different animation tools
• Essential to learn how to manage and and features available in Animate for a
repurpose assets in multi-user environment. Drawing - Colours paperless animation style.
• Powerful Mac/Windows-based tool. How to efficiently create and manage
palettes and their colours. Tradigital Animation - Ink and Paint
How to use the different paint tools and
The academic advantage. Cut-out Animation - Getting Started features available in Animate quickly paint
• Skill set development required to use the An introduction to cut-out animation to an animation sequence.
industry standard tool. do a simple animation using a puppet.
• Extensive documentation covering the Tradigital Animation - Morphing
complete paperless workflow for cut- Cut-out Animation - More Animation When and how to use the Morphing effect
out and tradigital animation production, How to efficiently animate a cut-out to optimize your animation.
including over three hours of video training. character using the different animation
• Training on first-class animation software tools and features available in Animate. Symbols and Libraries
with best productivity and highest How to create and manage Symbols to
throughput. Cut-out Animation - Building a Puppet: build reusable assets.
• Students’ preparation to work in multi- Breakdown
platform and multi-user environment How to efficiently complete the Compositing - Getting Started
outputting multiple formats. Breakdown task of a cut-out character in How to efficiently and appropriately set
• Direct access to a worldwide network of Animate. up your scene, preparing it for further
users to enhance students job search. compositing tasks.
• Curriculum available in teacher and student
editions. Compositing - Camera and Trajectories
How to set elements on trajectories,
use function curves and create camera
Compositing - Sound and Lip-Sync
How to import dialogue and quickly
decode it to assign it to a character.
Compositing - Effects
An introduction and quick overview of
special effects available in Animate.
A curriculum to fit your needs.
The Animate Learning Curriculum is divided in modular lessons
to adapt to the school or teacher’s needs. Each module can take
four hours in the class, along with an additional four hours in the
lab to do the exercises.
Cut-out Outline Quick Overview Outline Complete Outline
Presentation and Introduction Presentation and Introduction Presentation and Introduction
Cut-out Animation - Getting Started Cut-out Animation - Getting Started Cut-out Animation - Getting Started
Compositing - Getting Started Compositing - Getting Started Drawing - Character Design
Drawing - Colours Drawing - Character Design Compositing - Getting Started
Compositing - Symbols and Libraries Drawing - Colours Drawing - Colours
Cut-out Animation - More Animation Tradigital Animation - Animating Compositing - Camera and Trajectories
Compositing - Camera and Trajectories Compositing - Camera and Trajectories Compositing - Symbols and Libraries
Tradigital Animation - Animating Compositing - Effects Cut-out Animation - More Animation
Compositing - Setting Up a 3D Space Tradigital Animation - Animating
Cut-out Animation - Building a Puppet: Quick Cut-out Overview Outline Tradigital Animation - Ink and Paint
Breakdown Presentation and Introduction Compositing - Setting Up a 3D Space
Cut-out Animation - Building a Puppet: Cut-out Animation - Getting Started Cut-out Animation - Building a Puppet:
Rigging Cut-out Animation - Building a Puppet: Breakdown
Compositing - Sound and Lip-Sync Breakdown Cut-out Animation - Building a Puppet:
Compositing - Effects Cut-out Animation - Building a Puppet: Rigging
Rigging Compositing - Sound and Lip-Sync
Tradigital Outline Cut-out Animation - More Animation Tradigital Animation - Morphing
Presentation and Introduction Compositing - Getting Started Compositing - Effects
Tradigital Animation - Animating Compositing - Sound and Lip-Sync
Drawing - Colours
Compositing - Getting Started
Tradigital Animation - Ink and Paint
Tradigital Animation - Morphing
Compositing - Camera and Trajectories
Compositing - Sound and Lip-Sync
Compositing - Setting Up a 3D Space
Compositing - Effects
Field-proven digital software.
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 Nelvana, Warner Bros., Mercury Filmworks, China Central Television, Toonz Animation India,
eMation, Rough Draft Korea, Alphanim, Cosgrove Hall, Cromosoma and Enarmonia, to name a few. Some
of the prestigious productions done with Toon Boom’s technology include Les Triplettes de Belleville,
Looney Tunes: Back in Action, The Rugrats, SpongeBob The Movie, Hanuman, Curious George, Go West:
A New Lucky Luke Adventure and Simpsons The Movie.
Discounts on educational licenses.
Toon Boom Animate is affordable. All full-time and part-time students, teachers
and faculty members attending schools or educational institutions are eligible to
purchase Toon Boom products at significant discounts. Home-schooled children
are also eligible. Get the Animate curriculum free with a purchase of a lab-
pack or site license.
Toon Boom Animation offers educational support to all schools, including technical support, user forums,
FAQs, news, contests, sponsorships, training and guest speakers. Students are invited to submit their
projects to Toon Boom Showcase as well as upload their resume in Toon Boom Job Connections
Works with Storyboard Pro
For complete education in animation production, use Animate in conjunction with Storyboard Pro, professional
storyboarding software. Toon Boom Storyboard Pro is the perfect tool to learn storyboarding and animatics.
Developed in conjunction with expert storyboard artists, Toon Boom Storyboard Pro enables students to
get familiar with key pre-production concepts. Its advanced features make it the tool of choice to create an
entirely digital storyboard.
Also available, a complete storyboarding curriculum,
enabling students to learn all aspects of the pre-production
process, whether traditional or digital.
Z é r o p a p i e r.
About Toon Boom Animation
Toon Boom Animation Inc. is the worldwide leader of animation software solutions. Winner of the 2005 Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award, Toon Boom
is committed to delivering quality, efficiency and reliability to the animation community - for all animation styles, formats and users.
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