Tag Archives: video

Disney and Animation: Side-By-Side Comparison

James Pannafino shares how the 12 basic principles of motion design can be used in your motion designs in this summer’s Creativity Issue of HOW magazine. Grab yours today online or on newsstands! Animating a feature-length film is a daunting task. But if anyone has perfected the process, it’s Disney. From Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs...

When You Love What You Do Too Much….

There’s an awesome new online “show” for solopreneurs — it’s called “Solopreneur” on the Whatever It Takes Network — and the host, Terri Trespicio, really gets us. She interviewed me for the show last month (watch that one here), but her most recent episode is ever better! She addresses what happens when you love...

[Video] Do You Have “Chaotic” or “Clueless” Clients (or both)?

If you’re battling big egos and unfair deadlines, you’re not alone. But for freelancers, solopreneurs and small agencies especially, one bad client can mean big problems, draining your resources and even harming your carefully built culture. In this presentation, given at Ad Age’s Small Agency Conference (2014 in Austin),  I identified 4 red flags to...

4 Reasons Designers Should Learn How to Edit Video

Learn about the latest cutting-edge tools, tech and resources at the HOW Interactive Design Conference. The Washington, D.C., conference will be here before you know it!  “Everything tells a story: Narrative and documentary video, motion graphics, and websites.” – Andrew Gormley Many interactive and multimedia designers are required to understand how to edit videos...

Rdio’s New Music Weekly Celebrates Visual Artists and Music

If you’re looking for some new music and design inspiration, set aside 15 seconds on Tuesdays to watch the newest clip from the Rdio New Music Weekly. As part of their New Music Tuesday project, Rdio is releasing 15-second clips of motion graphics and animation that are inspired by newly released music. Rdio’s project...

Design Strategies: Video As Decorative Background Graphic

In years gone by, designers and developers have used video as a decorative background element; the idea is certainly not a new one. Typically such videos are somewhat abstract in nature and are more focused on their use of color and pattern. In this case, the interesting, animated type draws your attention to the site,...