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Toonbox Entertainment Named Top Digital Company at 2012 Digi Awards

· Press Release

Toronto, Canada –  Toonbox Entertainment was recognized as a leading digital business at the 2012 Digi Awards this week. Awarded with the Digi Award as “Canada’s Top Digital Company", Toonbox was honored in the annual ceremony. The Digi Awards showcases and features the brightest and most influential Canadian companies in the digital media industry and was hosted by nextMedia.

ToonBox Entertainment, a partner and client of Cameron Thomson Group, took the top prize for its ongoing commitment to pushing the boundaries of 3D digital animation for film and television.

“We were delighted to be nominated by Deloitte and recognized in this category,” stated Hong Kim, President and Executive Producer at ToonBox Entertainment. “We strive to deliver world-class, high quality 3D stereoscopic animation to a global audience from our studio in Canada. It’s an honour to be recognized in this way by our industry and a testament to the hard work of our animators, producers, directors and staff at ToonBox, and our partners”.

"Cameron Thomson's corporate development and financing partnership with ToonBox Entertainment has been growing steadily, and this extraordinary achievement underscores our client's excellence in innovation in the production of 3D stereoscopic animation content for global markets", comments Ronald Thomson, President of Cameron Thomson Group.

The event was streamed live to a worldwide audience. See the complete story.

About Toonbox Entertainment

ToonBox Entertainment Ltd. brings to life original content for film, television, and interactive media with concepts derived from captivating character designs and storylines. With a team of over 150 highly skilled and dedicated employees using state of the art equipment and innovative stereoscopic technology, ToonBox has the ability to produce Hollywood quality content for an independent production’s budget.

Located in downtown Toronto Canada, ToonBox’s first original TV production, the Gemini Award and Youth Media Alliance Award nominated series, Bolts & Blip, is one of the world’s first 3D stereoscopic animated series to be released.

ToonBox also works closely with the overseas studio Redrover Co., Ltd. in Korea to produce the animation, special effects, compositing and 3D stereoscopic renders. This successful working relationship allows the companies to capitalize on the best of both worlds, amalgamating creative inspiration, direction, and animation expertise.

About nextMEDIA

nextMEDIA connects you to business opportunities in the digital media industry. With the rise of multi-screen behavior comes pressure on media publishers and advertisers to connect with customers anytime and anywhere they want to consume content. This pressure is causing unprecedented industry convergence within the advertising, media and technology industries. nextMEDIA offers a series of conferences, programs and publication to help executives navigate the changes digital technologies are causing within the media industry in order to capitalize on the business opportunities presented. 

About The Digi Awards

The Digi Awards are Canada’s premier annual showcase of the remarkable companies, products and people who are making waves in the digital media industry. The award showcase took place on Dec 4, 2012 at the Carlu in Toronto.

About Cameron Thomson Group Ltd.

Cameron Thomson Group Ltd. is a leading business development company specializing in providing corporate development and investment banking services to the media, IT and entertainment industries. Drawing from its broad base of experienced and highly motivated professionals, Cameron Thomson's expertise is in transforming business ideas into prosperous commercial opportunities.

Cameron Thomson has a track record in building successful media and IT related companies that maximize the value of their intellectual properties globally through traditional media, the Internet, and via evolving broadband and wireless distribution mediums. Cameron Thomson Group is based in Toronto, Canada, with offices in Milan (Como), London, and Los Angeles.