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Recent highlights

Highlights for 2019 include making the Digital Enterprise Top 100 and Winning ‘Media Business of the Year for the second year running.

ANIMATION FEEDBACK MADE EASIER
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At Distant Future we constantly look for new tools and tricks to improve our work, increase efficiency and make our process better for everyone we work with.  A couple of years back we started to use Vimeo’s Review Tools feature and it has streamlined communication and had a direct impact...
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Save Time and Money Using Animation
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Over the past few years, video has taken over the marketing world with many marketers considering it to be the most effective type of content on websites and social media.  Studies have found that using video increases engagement, is more likely to be shared and, as Google loves video, it...
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Help for freelancers and self-employed in the creative industries
With so much information coming from the news media and being spread across social media about the effect the Covid-19 pandemic is having on everyone’s livelihood, we know it is a very worrying time for the self-employed and freelancers in the creative industries. Questions are being asked about what financial...
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Working a Four-Day Week
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Companies around the world have been trying out four day working weeks and say it’s made their staff happier, healthier and more productive.  The whole idea has been getting a lot of coverage recently and whole countries (namely Finland and Scotland) are considering making it official policy. So, following in...
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We Are In The Digital Enterprise Top 100
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Digital Enterprise Top 100 Special Report The only animation company in Leeds to make the list The Digital Enterprise Top 100 is a special report that lists significant businesses in the Leeds City Region.  And we're delighted to announce Distant Future is the only animation company in leeds to make the...
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Media Business of the Year Win
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Distant Future scoops same award second year running Our animation company based in West Yorkshire wins again What can we say - 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...
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AR and VR in the future of storytelling
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Is AR and VR the future of storytelling? Virtual reality - immersive technology of the future 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...
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Keighley Film Festival 2018
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The setting for the Keighley Film Festival 2018 Animation production in abundance at 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...
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Business Award for Distant Future
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Business Award for Distant Future Media company outside London wins award - that's us! 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...
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