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March 19, 2007
TOON BOOM EXTENDS TRAINING TO SOUTH AFRICA Little Black Dot ( is now offering courses on Toon Boom Studio, Solo and Storyboard on a group or individual basis. Courses can also be tailored to address special requests. The studio is also working in close collaboration with Toon Boom towards the development of a sustainable South-African animation industry. As of March 2007, Little Black Dot animators are considered some of the most experienced Toon Boom professional users in sub-Saharan Africa.

The appointment follows Little Black Dot founder/director/instructor Harry Ravelomanantsoa’s experience learning Toon Boom’s software solutions and working in a studio environment.   

"Little Black Dot truly proved to be the perfect partner to deliver hands-on training on Toon Boom’s products to professionals, students, teachers and enthusiasts,” says Joan Vogelesang, president & CEO at Toon Boom Animation. “Their dedication to bring the South-African animation industry to the next level was only paralleled by our firm intention to make the entire African continent a major player in the global animation arena."