Press Release: The Foundry & Creative Tools

Press Release: The Foundry & Creative Tools


October 3, 2016 

Creative Tools AB is pleased to announce an exclusive reseller agreement with The Foundry. Creative Tools will be bringing their unparalleled software solutions to the VFX, post-production, games, architectural and product design markets in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, while also having The Foundry’s products available for purchase through their online store.

With Creative Tools’ headquarters in Halmstad, strategically located between Oslo and Copenhagen, and the company’s showroom office in Stockholm, Creative Tools will be of crucial value for The Foundry’s further growth in the mentioned markets.

The Foundry’s Head of WW Channels & Sales Operations, Charlotte Dawson commented: “This partnership with Creative Tools is an important step for The Foundry’s market strategy in Scandinavia. We are excited to be working with Creative Tools to expose our products to a wider customer base and believe the team they have assembled will provide their clients with deep market knowledge and workflow expertise. With recent product releases including CARA VR™, the much-anticipated new plug-in toolset for the NUKE® family of compositing, and expanding KATANA® 2.5 to the Windows platform, we’re focused on developing tools, technologies and processes that empower artists and designers to bring their ideas to life faster and more effectively. This aligns well with Creative Tool’s philosophy to support local customers.“ Creative Tools’ on-line store, www.creative-tools.com, will carry The Foundry’s complete product line, including NUKE, MODO, and KATANA. 

“Creative Tools’ customers tend to push the boundaries of 3D and are always looking for the next innovation to use in their 3D projects. The Foundry’s products are a natural complement for our customers. With this addition, we are pleased to offer their wealth of proven industry standard solutions” added Creative Tools Executive Vice President, Mona Kiefe. 

For more information, please contact: 

Creative Tools, Mona Kiefe – Executive Vice President & founder
Phone: +46 (0)35-77 77 887
E-mail: info@creativetools.se
Web: http://Creative-Tools.com

About The Foundry

The Foundry designs creative software technologies used to deliver remarkable visual effects and 3D content for the design, visualisation and entertainment industries. The Foundry’s software advances the art and technology of visual experience in partnership with creative leaders across the globe. It enables clients like Pixar, Mercedes-Benz, Google, ILM, Weta Digital, Blizzard, The Moving Picture Company and Sony Pictures Imageworks to turn incredible ideas into reality by solving complex creative challenges.  

The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in London, with 300 staff based across offices in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Austin and the UK. The Foundry consistently invests in R&D to provide more efficient ways for its clients to bring visual concepts to life. 

In 2015, the London Stock Exchange named The Foundry one of its “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain.” It regularly features in The Sunday Times’ Tech Track as one of Britain’s fastest-growing private technology companies, most recently in 2016 when it also won the Excellence in Service Award at the International Track 200 awards. Every single film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects in the last five years was made using The Foundry’s software.

The company was acquired by HgCapital in 2015.

© The Foundry, its logo and product names are registered trademarks in the UK, USA and/or other countries.

About Creative Tools

Creative Tools is a Scandinavian-based reseller of 3D-related software and hardware products from leading market brands. Initiated in the nineties, the company serves a large and diverse span of industries ranging from product design and development, to IT, games, broadcast and special effects. Based on the company’s long established market experience – Creative Tools is committed to provide specialised customer support, advice, training and service.

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