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What have we got to say?

Well, a mixture of things really.  And the content is not just from us because we feature guest blog authors too.

From awards to interships, and VR to productivity, our blog section features a good variety of content.  All aimed to give you an idea of what we do, why we do it and how we do it.

Recent highlights include making the Digital Enterprise Top 100.  Winning ‘Media Business of the Year’ for the second year running.  And being involved in the Keighley Film Festival 2018.  All of which feature in our selection of blog posts.

Guest blog posts include AR And VR in the future of storytelling.  In fact, we love hosting guest blog posts.  So, if you’d like to submit your copy, just get in touch.

Worth a look too is our YouTube channel where you can get marketing tips and further industry insights.  Check our channel out by clicking here.

Digital Enterprise Top 100
We Are In The Digital Enterprise Top 100
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Digital Enterprise Top 100 Special Report The Digital Enterprise Top 100 is a special report that lists significant businesses in the Leeds City Region.  So it is with great delight that we announce that Distant Future Animation Studio has made the list.  And this, just after the company's win at the Keighley...
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Distant Future wins Media Business of theYear
Media Business of the Year Win
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Distant Future scoops same award second year running We're Media Business of the Year again!  The award was won at this month's Keighley & Airedale Business Awards.  And it is the second consecutive year we've won in this category. The awards were set up to reward successful businesses in Keighley and...
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AR and VR in the future of storytelling
AR and VR in the future of storytelling
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Is AR and VR 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 do augmented, virtual and mixed reality have to...
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Keighley Film Festival 2018
Keighley Film Festival 2018
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The setting for the Keighley Film Festival 2018 Keighley Film Festival 2018 takes place in a town with a deep heritage of creativity.  It is obviously famous for the Brontë sisters.  And it might have been the filming location of Ridley Scott's Hovis 'Bike' advert (unless it's Dorset!).  It is...
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Keighley & Airedale Business Awards 2018
Business Award for Distant Future
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Business Award for Distant Future Last month's Business Award win meant Distant Future is the Keighley & Airedale Business Awards 2018 'Media Business of the Year'.  This award was particularly pleasing because Director, Bill Beaumont, campaigned for the category the year before. Bill says, "I wasn't the only one calling out for...
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Last-minute project with Manto Films
Last-minute project with Manto Films
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Last-minute project with Manto Films Recent last-minute project with Manto Films was the first co-production with this fantastic production company.  We really enjoyed the project because it was a genuine challenge.  Deliver animation in less than 48 hours?  No problem! More about the project Manto's enquiry came through to Distant...
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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 guess it gets into the region of a thousands of...
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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 the same advice. As the deadline for applying to university...
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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, but if you want to read more about its history...
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