Category / animation

How to tell a story without words

By Bill Keaggy

Visual thinking combines pictures and words to help us communicate and understand complex or confusing things. Most design is one form or another of this mashup—it’s the combination that brings the power.

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12/3/19 9:00 AM

animation, Animation & video, storytelling, visual storytelling

‘Size matters’: designing large-scale graphics and animations

By Bill Keaggy

We've been working with a fast-moving company called Niche. They provide development, implementation, and support for system architectures that better enable law enforcement agencies to serve their communities.

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10/30/19 12:12 PM

advertising, Infographics, animation, visual storytelling

How does Production work? (part 2 of 2)

By Bill Keaggy

Last week we looked at some of the many things we do or need to think about during the Production phase of a visual storytelling project. Let's jump back in...

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10/21/19 8:12 AM

illustration, animation, process, video, information design, production, Interactive

When animation works best: Strengthening internal communications with strategic animated videos

By Bill Keaggy

Sometimes we experience communication fatigue in the workplace. People get inundated with a large number of emails, Slack messages, texts, face-to-face meetings—and engagement suffers. Consider telling your story with animation… the possibilities are limitless.

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9/10/19 7:28 AM

animation, Animation & video, storyboard, storytelling, video, writing, visual storytelling, visualization, leadership

Spell it out... or don't—voice-over vs on-screen text

By Darrick Hays

Most of the time, voice-over, commonly referred to as “VO”, is the driving narrative force behind videos—a mysterious guide that provides all the information a viewer needs while being bolstered by the visuals. While VO is not absolutely necessary, it is definitely something to consider when starting a new video project.

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8/20/19 7:37 AM

animation, Animation & video, video, audio, voiceover

Reel life — tips for cutting animation highlight reels

By Darrick Hays

Cutting together a highlight reel of recent work is daunting; you may find yourself asking, “How can I possibly distill all the cool stuff I made over the past year or two down to just ONE MINUTE?! It’s easier than you might think.

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7/25/19 7:30 AM

reel, animation, Animation & video, tips, video, visual thinking, Company news, visual storytelling, marketing

Using animated videos to explain innovative ideas and futuristic scenarios

By W. Scott Matthews

Explaining an innovative, abstract idea with just words or data can be extremely challenging. Animated videos make it possible to visualize even the most complex of subjects.

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6/26/19 10:17 AM

animation, video, innovation, visualization, future, virtual

5 ways visual stories help organizations grow and thrive

By Bill Keaggy

Harness interest and energy, communicate faster, increase understanding, differentiate messaging, and make work more fun.

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1/23/18 10:45 AM

fun, Infographics, understanding, animation, business, communication, differentiation, efficiency, thinking, visual thinking, Design, visual

It's a new year. Let's get visual.

By Bill Keaggy

Take a minute (literally) to see why there is incredible power in visual thinking. From the cave paintings at Lascaux to IKEA instructions, from 5-year-old’s colorful mess to a designer’s perfect layo

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1/5/18 10:11 AM

understanding, animation, Animation & video, success, video, visual thinking, Company news, discovery, Featured

A new video: Understanding Empathy

By Bill Keaggy

There's a lot of anger and aggression swirling around the world these days. Whether in politics, race, or religion, people tend to build walls to block out anyone they disagree with. Or worse.

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8/1/17 8:30 AM

animation, Animation & video, Art, Illustration, sketch, video, visual thinking, Company news, Creativity, Design, empathy, explanation, people

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