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Toon Boom Storyboard Pro Wins a Primetime Engineering Emmy®

MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toon Boom Animation Inc. announced today that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has granted a 2012 Primetime Engineering Emmy® to Storyboard Pro, Toon Boom’s flagship storyboarding software. Prime Engineering Emmys are presented for engineering developments so significant an improvement on existing methods or so innovative in nature that they materially affect the transmission, recording or reception of television.

“With its widespread adoption throughout the industry, we are honored the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has recognized Storyboard Pro’s significant impact and contribution to the production of televised content,” says Joan Vogelesang, president and chief executive officer of Toon Boom.

"Storyboard Pro is the only true storyboarding application that offers all the key tasks that storyboard artists require for any type of project, be it animation or live-action," the Academy stated in their press materials.

The 64th Primetime Emmy® Engineering Awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, October 24th at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood.

About Toon Boom Animation Inc.

Toon Boom Animation Inc. (toonboom.com), a Corus® Entertainment Inc. company, is the worldwide leader in digital content and animation creation software, delivering products and services online to its global community. Toon Boom carries user-friendly applications for all, catering to children, home users, creative professionals as well as students, educators and schools. Toon Boom is fully dedicated to education and goes far beyond just developing technology and curriculums that will enhance the classroom experience. Toon Boom is an influential advocate of bringing industry and education together, while partnering with value-added partners to help students achieve their goals.

At the high-end studio level, Toon Boom offers a wide product range from powerful pre-production tools to leading-edge animation production solutions. Relying on its extensive expertise in animation production, Toon Boom provides consulting services in the fields of optimization, pipeline integration, production assistance and custom development.

About Corus Entertainment Inc.

Toon Boom is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, television broadcasting, children’s book publishing and children’s animation. The Company’s multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon (Canada), W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), CosmoTV, Sundance Channel (Canada), Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radio stations including CKNW AM 980, 99.3 The FOX, Country 105, 630 CHED, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CJR.B). Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.

© 2012 Toon Boom Animation Inc. Toon Boom and Toon Boom Storyboard Pro are a trademark of Toon Boom Animation Inc. All rights reserved.

Toon Boom Animation Inc.
Karina Bessoudo, 514-490-6479
VP, Marketing
kbessoudo@toonboom.com

Source: Toon Boom Animation Inc.