MONTREAL, Sept. 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Toon Boom Animation Inc. announced today that Scalar is now the authorized reseller for their products and services in Canada. Scalar is an engineering-led IT solutions integrator with offices in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, London, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg. Founded in 2004, they employ over 300 people nationally. Their team is made up of the most skilled technical specialists in the country, backed by an exceptional team of account executives and operational staff.
“We were looking for a strong and reliable partner in Canada who would understand how to help us further strengthen our position in the market,” said Michel Besner, President of Toon Boom Animation. “Scalar’s global presence in Canada and their approach to customer service convinced us that they were the perfect choice for us.”
Effective immediately, Scalar will be active in promoting and selling all Toon Boom products:
- Storyboard Pro: Everything you need to storyboard any project from episodic, film, games, animatics and other creative projects.
- Harmony: The leading animation software that combines 2D bitmap and vector graphics, 3D camera for multiplane shots, 3D object support, and an integrated node-based compositing system.
“We are very excited about the new direction Toon Boom is taking,” said Sylvain Plourde, Director of Business Development, Digital Media at Scalar. “We believe that Toon Boom is about to create a new class of solutions needed for tomorrow’s demand for content and we are honoured to be helping them in the Canadian market.”
Scalar is Canada’s leading IT solutions integrator, focused on security, infrastructure, and cloud. Founded in 2004, Scalar is headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Montreal, Ottawa, London, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg. Scalar was recently named to the CRN Fast Growth Top 150 List and listed on the PROFIT 500 for the sixth year running. In addition, Scalar was deemed a major player in the IDC MarketScape for Canadian managed security service providers and ranked the #1 ICT security company on the 2014 and 2015 editions of the Branham 300. For further details, visit scalar.ca
About Toon Boom Animation
Toon Boom Animation Inc.’s award-winning software is the global standard for 2D animation and storyboarding. Toon Boom solutions provide everyone from enthusiasts to professionals with the artistic freedom to create in any style and efficiently publish anywhere. Some of their customers include Bento Box Entertainment, Disney Television Animation, DreamWorks Animation, Fox Television Animation, Mercury Filmworks, Nelvana and Toon City. For more information, visit: toonboom.com.
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