Production Techniques

A cartoon picture of a fictional animation machine, the Animatron 3000
Production Processes, Perfected! – Working with Distant Future
Motion graphics, animation video, explainer animation, product animation, we apply our skills to achieve lots of different outcomes but everything is designed and created with the same, tested and proven process. Over the last 12 years we’ve been refining the...
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Concept Art sketches
Scarlett has recently completed a voluntary learning placement with us here at Distant Future. Here is what she had to say about the process of finding a placement and developing her creative skills at the studio… For many of us...
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3D animation of the Distant Future Rocket on a launchpad trying to blast off
Be Like Elon, Embrace Reusability…
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Have you seen the Distant Future animations we have been posting on social media over the last 2 weeks? If you have then you have been seeing examples of an exciting new service Distant Future now offers you – Reusable...
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Computer screenshot of the Distant Future Rocket launch reuseable content project using Blender software.
A Blender in the Mix – Our Team Has Grown
Our team has grown!  We’re really excited that Tom Roddis has joined the Distant Future Animation Studio team as our Blender Artist. Tom has joined us directly from graduating in a Visual Communications degree which he studied at Leeds Arts...
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Group of people voicing their feedback
Animation Feedback Made Easier
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...
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Quick Tips For Motion Tracking
Motion tracking can also be referred to as moving or camera solving, and it 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...
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