January 5, 2022No Comments

Animation January – Watching 31 Animation films in 31 days

Animation is a vast and broad genre of film as any. Really, it runs parallel to live-action films, but it isn't held to the same rules and realities of filming that live-action is. Often times it's more complex and labor-intensive than traditional films. Bored with winter and locked-down we decided to watch a animated film a day for the entire month of January.

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June 25, 2021No Comments

Attack Studios Recognized by Clutch as One of the Top Explainer Video Companies in Chicago 2021

Recently, we have been recognized by Clutch as one of the top explainer video companies in Chicago. Clutch is an established B2B reviews platform that helps firms across the globe connect with the top service providers that they need in order to improve effectiveness and increase productivity.

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June 9, 20209 Comments

After Effects Tips: Gradient Map to LUT

Working with all kinds of designers and illustrators, we sometimes get assets that aren't ideal for importing into After Effects. The client can get pretty mad when the look of the video doesn't match the look of the design boards. Gradient Maps are the common culprit. Here's how to convert a Gradient Map to LUT?

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March 18, 2020No Comments

FOLDING@HOME ACTIVELY TARGETS CORONAVIRUS

I first found out about this through some awesome School of Motion Alumni in the Facebook group. I just joined today, and so far it's been a very small hit on my CPU, so well worth the effort and it hasn't slowed me down.  The following is lifted straight from the source: Folding home actively targets coronavirus

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September 12, 2019No Comments

Collaborative With Prysm Studios

I'm happy to announce I've joined a collaboration with Prysm Studios. It's a non-exclusive agreement so that means I'll still be doing projects through Attack and I'll also be able to offer low-risk scale and on-site reviews for clients through Prysm. I like the freedom it offers while opening up some bigger and better opportunities.

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August 20, 2019No Comments

Advertising Tips From Hey, Whipple, Squeeze This!

I've just finished reading Hey, Whipple, Squeeze This: The Classic Guide to Creating Great Ads, 5th Edition and thought I would pass along some quick tips on creating successful Ads from this book following some advertising tips for animation after effects. Successful video ads first grab our attention (with a surprise, something unusual, something funny, something weird, something shocking, a mystery) and then make us think.

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