Distant Future

Distant Future Makes Digital Enterprise Top 100
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Towards the end of June, Digital Enterprise published a special report entitled the 'Digital Enterprise Top 100' and Distant Future Animation Studio made the list. The report profiles those who have improved their performance through investment in business technology and...
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Second win of Media Business of the Year
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Well, we won 'Media Business of the Year' for the second year running at the Keighley & Airedale Business Awards! Set up to reward successful businesses in Keighley and its surrounding areas, 2019's seventh annual event was sponsored by organisations...
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AR and VR in the future of storytelling
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What is the future of storytelling?  We've been capturing imaginations for years - since stories were told around campfires.  Soon, technology will allow audiences of the future to experience the world in a new and immersive way.   What roles...
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Keighley Film Festival 2018
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Keighley is a town with a deep heritage of creativity.  It is famous for the Brontë sisters as well as being the location of the classic Ridley Scott Hovis 'Bike' advert, although that seems to be contested as being a...
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Distant Future wins Media Business of the Year
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Last month we won a Keighley & Airedale Business Award!  The category we were nominated in was 'Media Business of the Year', which was really pleasing for our Director, Bill Beaumont, as he'd campaigned for this addition at last year's...
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Last-minute project with Manto Films
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We recently teamed up with Manto Films and really enjoyed it.  Here's why our first co-production on a last-minute project with this fantastic production company was so much fun ... More about the brief. No media production company worth their...
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Tools of the trade
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Screen time and how it affects your eyes.  Working in computer animation, it's hard to know exactly how many hours we spend in front of the screens on our desks.  But with the occasional evening or weekend shift, we can...
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Finding your way into the animation industry
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Choosing the right way in.  We got an email today from somebody asking if university was the only route into the animation industry.  We get letters like these every now and then, and reply whenever we can, and usually with...
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5 quick tips for motion tracking success
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What is Motion Tracking?  Sometimes called match moving or camera solving, motion tracking has been used as a visual effects tool for over 30 years now. It was first used in 1985 for a series of adverts for National Geographic,...
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All about the audio
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Why are effects so important?  When it comes to effects work, the job has only been done right if the viewer doesn't notice you've done anything at all.  And that certainly includes the often overlooked world of sound design.  Everything...
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