What Teachers Are
Saying About the LunchBox
have your multireel lunchbox and it is a dream come true for my
class. The kids just love to experiment with it, and that is a
powerful learning tool"
Institute of Art
effective. . . motivates and energizes students to want to do more
and better work . . . To me, it is the Holy Grail of Animation." Read
the whole letter
Jersey City University
machine is the most amazing piece of gear imaginable for an
animation student. Simple as a toaster and faster than Wild Bill
Hickock." & "indestructible and simple as a wedge"
Gallardo, Cabrillo High School
works great. It doubled our productivity over our previous system."
Ehrlich, Dartmouth College
is INVALUABLE. They learn their mistakes more quickly ... It's
perfect for our needs ... It's head and shoulders over the use of
After-effects, Premiere or Director"
I use your Lunchbox ALL the time for testing ALL my personal work
(when I can steal it away from my students, of course)."
Geraghty, manager of Galway Film Centre, Ireland
added to the creative energy & enthusiasm in a way in which I
have never seen ...
Words do not cover the enormity of this experience."
Poulot, Sookmyung Women's University
friendly, portable and reliable. I could not animate without one,
nor teach without one"
Dimas High School
is nothing you can get that is easier to use. You will be able to
get many, many more students through the system in the same amount of time."
Teton, Earthlight Pictures Animation Training
set of improvements with Sync is huge, one of the largest overall
improvements of any high-tech product line I've ever seen. And the
value is great... bravo to AT for coming up with such a great new device."
have been using Lunchbox in numerous animation workshops, starting
with children in the age of five years up to professional filmmakers.
It is easy to learn, you have no "computer problems", and
it really helps a lot to develope creative ideas, because you can
immediately see the results of your work. I used it for all kind of
animation techniques, and after I received now the MultiReel version,
I can only say it's "just a dream".
Toolworks has made our animation program really shine!"
of Visual Arts, in an AWN article
drawing couldn't have moved until we had the LunchBox."
editing features are invaluable for character animation.", and
"The MultiReels are great! The students were thrilled to get them."
School of the Arts, San Antonio
love this machine. [Students] work on the creative process & not
the technical rules that guide computers"
Magazine, August 2001
LunchBox Sync really is a magical thing.
I love the new model",
makes technology a facilitator rather than an obstacle"
of Visual Arts
students love it a lot more than the computers with
many distractions, crashes, windows and processes to output). It's
hard enough animating, why should testing/shooting be another hurdle?"
would definitely recommend the Video LunchBox...the
instantaneousness of the product energizes the kids"
Area Discovery Museum
it, it will fulfill all your expectations and then some. No
technological barriers, for kids or adults."
Umbrella (Vancouver, Canada)
ideal for what we are doing, which is teaching 9-12 year olds and teens."
Mountain College of Art & Design
is no better technology for learning animation."
College, author of book on Armatures
love our LBS at Columbia. Students are using it quite a bit, and
their animation is improving by leaps and bounds. It's a great tool."
Williams, Ph.D., Animation
finished another animation workshop. As usual, the LunchBox was
awesome, the Reels great, can't imagine how I did without them."
school just purchased the lunchbox and we LOVE it... Claymation has
never been easier... Thank you so much for this great tool."
Conklin, Will Vinton Studios
Video LunchBox is revolutionizing schools' ability to teach animation"
an elegant little product you have there!"
made it 10 times more capable than it was before, and it's still easy"
of Visual Arts
we've invested in computers capturing via Frame Thief &
Premiere, we overwhelmingly favor the LunchBox Sync . . . students
achieve an even higher level of understanding motion"