We wish you a very Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year!
(Our office will be closed from Fri 21st December through to Mon 7th January)
We’re very pleased to announce that our 3D Animator Ben Cameron has won this year’s Royal Television Society ‘Rising Star’ Award.
At the swanky ceremony at the Hilton Hotel, Newcastle, hosted by BBC Breakfast presenter Steph McGovern, Ben received his award following a nomination by our Creative Director, Kevin Owens, for showing an enthusiasm and commitment above and beyond the role and a demonstration of huge talent (check out his work on the Easigrass and Frank’s the Flooring Store TV commercials.)
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Adobe After Effects is a great and very versatile piece of software. Its applications are huge, and for that reason there’s a huge amount of user generated code that’s been created in the form of scripts and plugins to increase efficiency, workflow or create automations.
These are not included with the software out of the box and must be downloaded and installed separately (Prices range from free- expensive!) which is why we thought we’d share some of our favourites. Read more »
Premiere CS6 does not have a default star wipe transition.
I’ll just give you a moment to consider that.
I discovered this when working on an internal video for Mediaworks. They commissioned us to create a video to screen at their Christmas party, which showed a brief history of the company from inception to present day, but basically taking the mick out of their staff all the way through! We staged interviews and led the staff’s answers, dubbed the real questions out and added in new ones that made them look as daft as possible. We also created South Park style animations, crudely photoshopped peoples faces to cartoon bodies and more.
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I went to The University of Cumbria with grand aspirations of becoming a director. Why couldn’t I do it? I had plenty of ideas bubbling around in my head. I like to be involved and like most people I enjoy the plaudits of a successful project coming my way. Unfortunately I soon realized ninety percent of my classmates seemed to have the same aspirations as myself.