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How to commission an animated film

We know that commissioning an animated film can be a daunting task. Most people we talk to have never dealt with an animation studio before, and look positively petrified at the very prospect. That’s why a large part of our … Read more ⇒

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All about Google AdWords

Today’s entry in Guest blog week fortnight is from the effervescent June Cory of My Mustard fame. (Regular readers with really good memories may remember My Mustard due to a Flash game we made for them to raise money for … Read more ⇒

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A blog about blogging

Today’s Guest Blog is done by the very lovely Sian Hornby, owner of Elysian Weddings and Events. Sian is not only supremely talented at planning other people’s weddings (a very hazardous occupation in my opinion), she also makes better fruit … Read more ⇒

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The Importance of Good Corporate Photography

We’re continuing our Guest Blog week with a post from the lovely ladies from Cocoon Corporate Photography. Ladies with such skill behind a camera, that not only did they manage to take a picture of myself and Aaron where neither … Read more ⇒

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How to choose the right colour for your website

When we design a website, picking a colour scheme isn’t the first thing that we do. First of all we work out the purpose, content and functionality of the site. We analyse what visitors are looking for when they first … Read more ⇒

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Farnham Animation – A Lesson in Search Engine Optimisation

I got an email from one of the lecturers at my old University the other day, asking me for advice to optimise their brand spanking new website for search engines. We get asked for this advice all the time from … Read more ⇒

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Web Designer Magazine – Industry Portfolio Review Slurpy

We’ve been getting Web Designer magazine for about a year now, so were absolutely delighted when they told us they were going to do an interview with us for this month’s edition. The section is the Industry portfolio, so we … Read more ⇒

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Submitting To Animation Festivals

In our last blog, we mentioned some of the problems that students in particular suffer when entering film festivals- namely, the lack of communication on the festival’s side. As we consider ourselves as something like experts on the subject of … Read more ⇒

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Writing For The Web

People don’t like to read information from a computer screen. They scan pages for important content, and click on the first link that catches their eyes or vaguely resembles the information that they were searching for. The more content you … Read more ⇒

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Preparing The Perfect Animation Pitch

For the past few months, we at Slurpy have been working hard to prepare a pitch for a BBC children’s series. Obviously I can’t say much about the series, only that it’s aimed at the Cbeebies (very young) audience and … Read more ⇒

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