Teach 4 Critical Skills with Toon Boom Animation

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Teach 4 Critical Skills with Toon Boom Animation

Toon Boom is very useful in education, using industry-standard animation software prepares your students for jobs in the digital industry by helping them build powerful and marketable skill sets. However, it also teaches other key skills that help students be successful regardless of what career path they take: critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity. Students develop these skills using trial and … Read More

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Harmony 16 Animation Software from Toon Boom is Here

kristielAll Topics, Animation and Storyboarding

Harmony 16 Animation Software from Toon Boom is Here

Toon Boom produces industry-standard software used by the best animation studios around the globe. In fact, Harmony is the most powerful software for animation production ever created. A production powerhouse, you will find it being used in top studios everywhere. With it, you can animate in any style and work quickly. It provides the tools you need to create 2D cut-out and … Read More

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How to Use Scripts in Toon Boom Harmony

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Animation and Storyboarding, Tutorial

How to Use Scripts in Toon Boom Harmony

One of the seemingly lesser-known features of Toon Boom’s Harmony software is the ability to write scripts within the program. We’ve written many blog posts about Harmony’s features, but in this post, we will discuss what can be accomplished through scripting in Harmony, some of the scripting documentation available, and how to create a simple script and execute it. Benefits of … Read More

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Animation Education & Career Paths for Students

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Animation and Storyboarding

Career Opportunities in Animation

The field of multimedia animation is being offered by more and more schools, largely due to an influx of federal, state, and private funding for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) programs. Multimedia animation often requires knowledge of computers, computer software, and even some high-level programming, such as Python. Because multimedia animation combines technology and art, it’s a perfect … Read More

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Harmony 15 Breaks Barrier Between Vector and Bitmap

kristielAnimation and Storyboarding, New Releases

Toon Boom Harmony 15 Breaks Barrier Between Vector and Bitmap

In creating films, television, and web series, Harmony is the most complete and efficient solution for animation production. Toon Boom animation software is the most popular in the world. In fact, it is used to create over 75% of the 2D content produced globally. Companies such as Walt Disney Animation, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network, DreamWorks Animation, and Universal Studios use … Read More

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Exporting Harmony Animations to Unity Animator Controller

Mark PhilippAnimation and Storyboarding, Tutorial

Education & Technology Blog EXPORTING HARMONY ANIMATIONS TO UNITY ANIMATOR CONTROLLER Exporting Harmony Animations to Unity Animator Controller

In my last Toon Boom Harmony blog post, I discussed how you could import Harmony sprites into your Unity project using Harmony’s middleware toolkit. While that workflow is relatively simple for getting a sprite into Unity and playing a looping animation, it is not so simple for controlling your sprite’s animations. In this post, we’ll look at how we can … Read More

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How to Export a Toon Boom Harmony Sprite to Unity

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Animation and Storyboarding, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

How to Export a Toon Boom Harmony Sprite to Unity

One of the most important features for any 2D design software is how it can integrate into your workflow. For game developers, it’s important that your design and animation tools can work with your game engine with few or no issues. Toon Boom Harmony offers a pipeline for exporting sprites and animations directly into Unity 3D. In this post, we’ll … Read More

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Exploring the Toon Boom Learn Portal for Education

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Animation and Storyboarding, Tutorial

Exploring the Toon Boom Learn Portal for Education

Harmony from Toon Boom is an industry standard animation software that’s used for film, television, app, and game development. Toon Boom Animation also offers Storyboard Pro, an easy-to-use platform for crafting detailed storyboards. Both programs are incredibly powerful, which means there is a lot to learn if you want to maximize your productivity. Fortunately, Toon Boom has a free learning … Read More

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Studica Exhibits Education Technology at CUE 2017

kristielAll Topics, fischertechnik, STEM Education

Studica Exhibits Education Technology at CUE 2017

 Once again, Studica is headed to Palm Springs, California for the CUE 2017 National Conference.  One of the premier education technology conferences in the United States, this event takes place on March 15th-18th.  Administrators, technology coordinators, and educators come together to discover new teaching methods and technologies to boost student achievement. This year, the CUE exhibit area will feature nearly 200 vendors showcasing hardware, … Read More

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Storyboard Pro: Resources to Help you Tell your Story

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Storyboard Pro: Resources to Help you Tell your Story

We’ve talked before about Storyboard Pro 5, the storyboarding software that provides all the tools you need to master visual storytelling. By combining animation and drawing tools with camera controls, you get total artistic control. Plus, you no longer need to switch between programs and waste valuable time. What we’d like to talk about now are the resources available to help you on … Read More

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