Thinking Differently

emotional marketing video

Stormy Studio were commissioned by award winning shop designers Weatherhead to create an engaging marketing video. Our Creative Director Jon Draper developed a number of different narratives that tugged at the heart strings, just a little. We then developed the chosen creative, producing hand drawn storyboards, multiple sketches, aniamtion tests and a full animatic. Once ready we went about sourcing … Read More

Macro Filming – Test footage

macro filming

Macro Filming with a cheap CCTV lens: This weekend I tried out our macro filming rig. Which consists of our trusty BlackMagic Pocket Cinema camera and a cheap £20.00 CCTV lens (which comes with a C mount adaptor). The focal range is so tiny it’s really quite interesting to work with. Though the results from macro filming are quite spectacular. … Read More

Devon Film Company, Coastal Safari

Filming in Devon

Devon Film Company – Creating a last minute film narrative Whilst not a production officially by our Devon Film company, I think this still goes someway to showcase our talent. Here’s a little video production I made simply to capture the magic moments of my kids growing up on the beautiful Devonshire Coastline near our animation studio. It’s something I’ve been doing … Read More

Video Marketing Magic

UK animation company showreel

For this little article I’m of course referring to the marketing magic achievable when the perfectly conceived creative, narrative and aesthetic are combined into a beautifully produced video. *Below is our showreel for 2016, with exclusive clips from client video releases due later this  year. Arriving at this ‘magic’ isn’t always obvious and a discussion process to understand the needs … Read More

How Animated Explainer Videos Can Generate Leads

How animated explainer videos can generate leads

When you are making an instruction video, it’s hard to know what can really set your apart from your competitors. You want to do something original but you are afraid that if you go too far your instructional video will be too difficult to follow and then you will be stuck in the mud. Fortunately, thanks to companies like Stormy … Read More

Top 5 tips to making a corporate marketing video

Top 5 tips when making a corporate marketing video 1 • PIN DOWN YOUR AIM AND KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE: It can be tempting to squeeze in a tonne information when making a video especially if its the first or potentially only one you’ll be producing. In our experience it really pays to pin down exactly who your making the corporate … Read More