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Darrick Hays

Spell it out… or don’t—voice-over vs on-screen text

Spell it out… or don’t—voice-over vs on-screen text

Most of the time, voice-over, commonly referred to as “VO”, is the driving narrative force behind videos—a mysterious guide that provides all the information a viewer needs while being bolstered by the visuals. While VO is not absolutely necessary, it is definitely something to consider when starting a new video project.

Reel life — tips for cutting animation highlight reels

Reel life — tips for cutting animation highlight reels

Cutting together a highlight reel of recent work is daunting; you may find yourself asking, “How can I possibly distill all the cool stuff I made over the past year or two down to just ONE MINUTE?! It’s easier than you might think.

Checklists as motivation

Checklists as motivation

Blog? CHECK. Images for blog? CHECK. Checklists? CHECK! Learn how checklists can be used as a life hack to keep yourself motivated.