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make animated videos
Can I Make Animated Videos Myself? 560 315 Pam Jones

Can I Make Animated Videos Myself?

Yes! You absolutely can make animated videos yourself. There are many software packages like PowToon, Animoto, Vyond, to name a few, that you can use to make your own. Animated video software packages tend to be marketed with messages like “Create videos quickly and easily”. However, in my opinion, it’s not as simple to make your…

Why use animated videos
7 Reasons Why You Should Use Animated Explainer Videos 560 315 Pam Jones

7 Reasons Why You Should Use Animated Explainer Videos

In previous posts, we’ve spoken about the cost of animated videos and given examples of animated videos we’ve created. But why use animated videos? In my experience and opinion, there are seven key reasons why you should use animated explainer videos. 1. The data speaks for itself There is a lot of research to support how…

animated video cost
How Much Do Animated Videos Cost? 560 315 Pam Jones

How Much Do Animated Videos Cost?

Like any new purchase, one of the first questions which people want to ask about animated videos is: How much does an animated video cost? Video production is a very detailed and skilled process. Graphics, voiceover, music and effects all have to be designed, created and synchronised together to the nearest hundredth second. And synchronised…

learners attention
6 Tried And Tested Ways To Capture Your Learners’ Attention In An Animated Video 560 315 Pam Jones

6 Tried And Tested Ways To Capture Your Learners’ Attention In An Animated Video

All great stories start with a strong opening line in the first few words. It might be the opening words of a book, film or even a song. Whatever the medium, the opening words or dialogue play a vital role in drawing the audience in so they keep, reading, watching or listening. The epic series…

background music videos
5 Ideas To Help Choose Background Music For Your Videos 560 315 Pam Jones

5 Ideas To Help Choose Background Music For Your Videos

Think back to the last blockbuster film you saw. I’ll bet you remember the film’s soundtrack as much as the plot. And it’s certain that the soundtrack and background music used in that film did as much to convey mood and emotion as the lighting, acting and the script did. Indeed, as this article in…

how to make storyboard
How Do You Make A Storyboard For An Animated Video? 560 315 Pam Jones

How Do You Make A Storyboard For An Animated Video?

At the start of a new project clients are taken through a storyboard and why it’s needed so this shows that most people have not had the experience of working with a storyboard.

voiceover tips
Tips On Choosing the Right Voiceover For Your Video 560 315 Pam Jones

Tips On Choosing the Right Voiceover For Your Video

When using a voiceover artist in a video project, does it matter which voiceover artist you use? Whether it’s a male or female voice, is spoken well, and recording sounds clear, then you can use any voiceover artist, right? Well apparently not – as I learnt recently. Picture this. A short video is being produced…

Why Are We Called Eight Interactive? 150 150 Pam Jones

Why Are We Called Eight Interactive?

One of the first things people wonder about when they work with us is the company name. They ask “Why are you called Eight Interactive?” More specifically, they want to know more about why the number eight. One thing that doesn’t change for us is our passion for learning and how we help clients achieve…

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