NetToons and Smith Micro have launched the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 Motion Comics Contest." The contest encourages fans to use the Tooncast Studio app to make and share "Tooncasts." Grand prize in an iPad. Details at www.tooncasts.comhttp://nettoons.com/blog/?p=79
on March 29
NetToons empowers brands to engage fans in making pro-quality animations shared through social media. We’re a team of animators, artists, musicians and serious technologists. NetToons creates "super-fan" connections between brands and fans in a casual gaming environment that delivers user-generated branded content across the social grid. It’s fun for fans and always safe for brands.
Our patented “Tooncast reACTOR” platform drives the real-time animation and game-play experience. reACTOR enables consumers to easily make and share engaging, high-quality animations we call “Tooncasts." We deliver reACTOR as a SaaS solution providing a low cost, high quality vehicle for companies to engage their customers and fans in sharing branded content through Social Media.
Currently, we're working with FOX, Nickelodeon, Smith Micro and Cosmic Debris. Check out our first consumer apps at www.tooncasts.com or visit our corporate site at www.nettoons.com.
Co-Founder and VP Business
Jim is responsible for developing business partnerships and corporate alliances.
A seasoned Internet and software developer, Jim’s experience spans global telecommunication, broadband, real-time animation and edutainment. Prior to NetToons, Jim was a founding member of Image Smith, Big Top Productions, The Xcelerator and Thirdnetworks. Jim has managed teams in software development, operations, production, product management, user experience design and global operations.
Co-Founder and VP Products
Jake is responsible for the company’s product roadmap and delivery.
Jake's experience includes Internet, mobile, electronic greeting card and edutainment executive with a strong background in launching new products and businesses. Jake was a founding member of Image Smith, Big Top Productions, Thirdnetworks, Inc and KK (Japan) prior to co-founding NetToons. He led e-greetings’ international development and has managed teams in software development, operations, production, product management, user experience design and global operations.
Terry R. Schussler
Terry oversees NetToons' core technology across product lines, user experiences, platforms and devices.
He is an award winning serial entrepreneur, experienced in Internet, mobile, professional multimedia tools and authoring and edutainment executive with a strong background in launching new products. Terry was a co-designer of Macromedia Director, led technology initiatives in satellite, HDTV and mobile services at Radio Shack and founded several technology startups. Terry has managed teams in software development, R&D, production, product management, user experience design and deployment operations.
Director of Brands
Bill drives NetToons' brand engagement, marketing, licensing and music production.
A seasoned entertainment, retail, Internet and mobile marketing executive with a strong background in global character brands and licensing, Bill was the senior marketing leader at Sanrio responsible for the resurgent success of the $4 Billion Hello Kitty brand. Advertising Age magazine named Bill to its Marketing 100 for this achievement.