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John Lasseter

A Day in the Life of John Lasseter: Review

15 July 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on A Day in the Life of John Lasseter: Review

John Lasseter is a hero to most animators. He worked at Disney in the 80s, but decided (a little earlier than most people) that they were no longer necessarily the industry innovators that they had been during the life of … Read more ⇒

Posted in 3D Animation, Animation, Animation News, CGI Animation, Disney, Marketing

Jon Bell Fitness Design

Minimalist Web Design for Jon Bell Fitness

15 July 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on Minimalist Web Design for Jon Bell Fitness

It’s always good when you’re designing a website, to have a clear and consistent brief from a Client who knows exactly what they want to be portrayed online. That’s what we were given from Jon Bell. He wanted his new website … Read more ⇒

Posted in Creativity, Design, Web Design, Website Review

Social Media Posters

Retro, Vintage Social Networking Posters at the Studio

14 July 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on Retro, Vintage Social Networking Posters at the Studio

For the past year or so, I have been searching for some Disney posters that I’ve completely convinced myself I saw once upon a time. I’ve searched high and low, and have even sent a friend who works in Walt … Read more ⇒

Posted in Creativity, Design, Slurpy Studios

Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists

New Trailer – Aardman’s ‘The Pirates!’

5 July 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on New Trailer – Aardman’s ‘The Pirates!’

There’s a new trailer out for Aardman’s latest stop motion (presumed) masterpiece “The Pirates! Band of Misfits.” Looks fantastic – good old Aardman doing what they do better than anyone else in the world! It’s a quest that takes our … Read more ⇒

Posted in Animation, Stop Motion Animation, Trailer

Hertfordshire Roadshow

Hertfordshire Business Roadshow

30 June 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on Hertfordshire Business Roadshow

I’ve just got back from the Hertfordshire Business Roadshow, and I’m both exhausted and exhilarated by the full day of networking, learning and talking about my business. Run by the same lovely people who put on the Herts Business Expo … Read more ⇒

Posted in Business Networking, Marketing

Is animation its own worst enemy in the public eye? Discuss

24 June 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on Is animation its own worst enemy in the public eye? Discuss

I’ve just finished listening to a short radio discussion between my old boss and animation academic Suzanne Buchan, writer of just about every book written on the subject Paul Wells and some bloke called Philip Dodd (who was apparently ICA … Read more ⇒

Posted in Animation, Animation Archive, Animation History, Animation News

Gary Hecker

Sound Effects for Animated Films

17 June 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on Sound Effects for Animated Films

As every filmmaker will tell you, ‘sound’ makes up half of a film. This is particularly frustrating for animators – we can spend a year on a film, that simply wont be watchable until someone comes along and spends about … Read more ⇒

Posted in Animation, Animation History, Animation News, Sound Effects

Publish What You Fund Logo

Publish What You Fund Charity Animation

14 June 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on Publish What You Fund Charity Animation

We’ve just finished work on a short animation for a Charity called Publish What You Fund. They needed to tell the world about the ridiculous situation regarding the giving and receiving of aid. It turns out (and this was news … Read more ⇒

Posted in 2D Animation, Animation

Farnham Animation Logo

Farnham Animation – A Lesson in Search Engine Optimisation

5 June 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on 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 ⇒

Posted in Advice & Guides, Animation Degree Show, Search Engine Optimisation, Web Design

Farnham Animation Logo

Farnham Animation Degree Show

5 June 2011 | by Katie Steed | Comments Off on Farnham Animation Degree Show

Well, if any event is going to make you feel both nostalgic and nauseous at the same time, it’s going to be the graduation show from your old University.  Nostalgic for a time when your main concern was your costume … Read more ⇒

Posted in Animation Degree Show, Animation Review


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