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Top 3 Reasons to Use Animation
The power of animation comes from its limitless ability to make complex ideas come to life which anyone can understand. Many assume that animation is too expensive to produce. A high-end commercial in the style of a Pixar movie can cost millions, but for companies with limited budgets there are many creative solutions that allow us to produce affordable animation with the help of technology and experience. From digital puppet shows to white board animations, and automated lip syncing, budgets can range from a few thousand dollars to much higher. In this article I will cover three advantages of using animation, and how they can help you to make an informed decision to use animation in your company video.
Published on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:00 AM
Advice for Success in the Animation Realm
With clients like Apple, Marvel & McDonalds, Epic Digital knows a thing or two about how to create a successful business in the animation world. Learn the necessary skills to become a successful animator, tips to break though the industry & more.
Published on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 10:00 AM
Motion Capture and Game Animation Meet MMA
As a pro wrestler, powerlifter and heavyweight MMA champion, Paul Lazenby pulls no punches on the motion capture volume. From his character portrayals in Gears of War to stunt work for Deadpool 2, Paul has become one of the most prominent performers at Animatrik Film Design – the largest independent motion capture facility in North America.
Published on Monday, January 14, 2019 10:00 AM
How animation can help video producers thrive in the COVID-19 era
Nike’s latest spot is proof that when circumstances force you to take a new approach, you can create something even better. It was produced using archival footage, voiceover, and top-notch copy. That’s the magic of creativity! It takes you on unexpected journeys where obstacles can become gifts. I talked to Shawna Schultz of Mass FX Media, the motion design and animation lab based in Denver, about how production houses can help clients meet their goals in light of the limitations COVID-19 has imposed on them. This is when we earn the title of a creative, right? We also talked about the skills video professionals and production houses can add to their toolbox if they want to start offering animation.
Published on Monday, August 3, 2020 1:00 PM
Pip’s Island: A Closer Look at Creating “Moving Illustrations”
Pip’s Island is an immersive theater experience for families that combines animation, live actors, live-size puppetry and interactive sets. During this 60-minute interactive adventure, the lines between physical and digital blur and kids must rely on their own creativity, imagination and ingenuity to make their way through the story.
Published on Monday, January 16, 2017 2:25 PM
Creating Award-Winning Stop-Motion
There must be water on Mars, because there are definitely mermaids there.Independent production and animation company Athena Studios recently produced the short Mermaids on Mars, a stop-motion film based on Nancy Guettier's book. In the story, a young boy named Julian is magically transported to Mars, where he tries to stop an evil Martian from destroying the last of the planet's mermaids.
Published on Monday, November 9, 2015 10:53 AM
Clockwork VFX Teams With Agency Rotter And Toys "R" Us To Win Monster 500
Monster 500, the post-apocalyptic mega-race is on, and animation/visual effects studio Clockwork VFX is the creative winner. The studio teamed with agency Rotter Creative Group and Toys "R" Us to launch the new Monster 500 brand. The result is an engaging minute-long spot consisting of beautifully detailed 3D animation. With 13 team members working for five weeks to complete the complex animation sequences, Clockwork’s creative skills, particularly their lighting, texturing and rendering capabilities -- were tested. Learn what equipment was used when creating their winning spot, along with industry trends, a partnership with Xbox and much more from Clockwork’s Creative Director/Co-Founder Jason Tomlins.
Published on Monday, February 3, 2014 11:09 AM
How to Make Your Animated Commercial More Impactful
Advertisers often turn to animation, recognizing certain advantages of the medium: it can be fun, lighthearted, exciting and expressive. It can help to handle heavy subjects in a delicate way, or to communicate dry information in an entertaining way. Its use of metaphor and symbolic imagery can help to make the message more profound and universal, relatable to all.
Published on Friday, January 10, 2020 10:00 AM
Building A Team-Oriented Motion Graphics Workflow
A motion graphics workflow differs in a lot of ways than your traditional live-action production. Here are the differences and variations when producing a motion graphics or animation piece.
Published on Friday, June 8, 2018 9:00 AM
Calabash Creative Director Wayne Brejcha On Creating During Lockdown & Shutting Off External Noise
With live-action production largely shut down across much of the globe, more has been asked of the post-production community -- whether in animation, visual effects community, music and audio post -- to creatively take up the slack. At least that’s how it seems from the perspective of Wayne Brejcha, Creative Director/Co-Owner (along with Executive Producer Sean Henry) of acclaimed Chicago animation studio Calabash.
Published on Friday, July 17, 2020 10:00 AM
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