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Building a Smart Office

Making anything smart requires a degree in itself just to set up. Over the past 6 months I’ve slowly made my entire home smart. I started with the office as it’s much smaller and easier to manage (6 devices vs 40 in the house).I bought 4 bulbs. 2 internal and 2 external. To manage I use the Philip’s Hue system …

Post Pandemic Options

It’s now 2021 and I am finally getting around to writing my first post since the 1st of June 2020. Fortunately, unlike many companies, I’ve continued to worked throughout the global pandemic. In fact, it’s been incredibly busy in the world of explainer videos. Since the world closed I’ve made over 100+ animations (but not a single live action film). …

The Story of Stacy Seaman

On the 28th of April 2020 we received a contact from a lady called Stacy Seaman. Not delving into her name too much I immediately searched for her online. Straight away it came up with a scam website. Normally I would just ignore and block these emails but this time I wanted to see how long they would play with …

Highland Drone Operator

In the past few years drone photography and videography has become more and more common. This is due to the technology being more readily available and for a very reasonable cost. This has increased the sightings of drones at holiday hotspots. However, a lot of these operators will not have the appropriate permissions from the CAA to fly on a …

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Explainer Videos in Scotland

Having been in the explainer video market for the past 10 years we’ve never really targeted any specific region of the world. But we have worked with companies from the Americans, Europe, Australia, Africa, Asia, in fact, every corner of the globe bar Antartica! Being based in Scotland is a big selling point for us. Why? Well, everybody loves Scotland …

Rebranding with Explainers

Rebranding for a business is a huge task which requires a lot of time and thought. Plus it’s a never ending task because you need to keep up with the times. This can mean you end up updating your website, logo, brand guidelines, advertising campaigns, even the way you word the content on your website. Alongside an updated website/brand it’s …

Which Explainer Video Company Should I Use?

Having been in the explainer video business since it’s creation has given us the unique opportunity to watch it grow into what it is today. We are also lucky enough to be in the few companies that remain. During the last 2-3 years many other companies have popped up offering explainer videos for 5-10% of the cost established companies are …

How to create a Windows 10 USB on Mac

This is going to be a very short post today. Within our business, we face quite a number of technological problems and with the IT department being me, I’m left with Google for answers. In the last week our PC started to slow down so I needed to install a clean version of Windows (a surefire fix). I decided to …

Adobe Premiere vs Da Vinci Resolve

Da Vinci Resolve Review Back in 2003 I chose to use Adobe Premiere as my NLE. I shot and edited a 45 minute zombie flick using it and thought it was awesome. That was until my computer decided to crash and wipe my project file and media. I had a media backup but decided to just take the leap and …