updated 11:15 am EDT, Thu July 27, 2006
Toon Boom Storyboard ships
Toon Boom Animation today released Toon Boom Storyboard, its digital story boarding application for 2D animation, 3D animation and live action, The software provides a flexible layer-based panel display with motion camera capabilities, omplete set of drawing tools, including pressure-sensitive brush tool when using a digital graphic tablet and pen as well as customizable caption fields to insert fully searchable textual content, such as scene descriptions and comments. Toon Boom Storyboard also features an advanced timeline to control timing and automatically generate an animatic with sound tracks and transitions between shots, real-time animatic creation with dynamic camera moves, and extensive export functions, including printing, image sequences, and Harmony/Opus/Solo, EDL, SWF and QuickTime file formatting. Storyboard includes a complete set of templates, including characters, backgrounds, props, effects and symbols to get users started quickly. It is available now for $900.