Blog Posts

Laika set to deliver another treat!

29 July 2013

Back in February, Laika announced a new feature film in their pipeline called ‘The Boxtrolls‘. Now firmly in the grasps of production, this is their third project working with Focus Features (their latest being the award-nominated ParaNorman). Here at Sliced…

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Animation – how much?

18 July 2013

Its a question we get asked quite a lot, especially as animation can often be perceived to be the most expensive part of the video production process – a room full of animators slaving away over lightboxes? That’s got to…

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The User Experience

01 July 2013

Here at Sliced Bread, we find it always helps to look back over projects and see what could be improved on, as well as expand on areas which have worked well for us. With regards to creating apps, that development…

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How to create frames from a QuickTime in Photoshop CS6

01 July 2013

We came a cross an issue recently in Photoshop CS6 around converting (QuickTime) .MOV’s in to frames in order to create an animated gif. We found some online resources that helped but not one that was up to date with…

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What is Investigative Fiction? The BRNK trailer is now live

02 April 2013

We’ve been working with guys over at BRNK on a trailer for their exciting new app. What follows is part fiction of our times, part real world events as they unfold. It’s an experiment in how fast fiction – shadowing the…

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Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while…

18 March 2013

The subject of this post is one of those (now) old, well used quotes from the film, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Whatever context you want to take it, I don’t think it has ever resonated more than in today’s marketing climate, everything moves fast…

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General Optical Council CET Platform

03 March 2013

After a competitive pitch, we partnered with Replay Learning to develop and implement an interactive, user-friendly IT infrastructure that will support registrants and training providers to meet the requirements of the CET scheme for the General Optical Council. The General Optical…

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5x Flash animated stings for MATRIXX Software

02 February 2013

We recently completed work on 5x 1-min animations for MATRIXX Software in partnership with Faith The Agency, work included creating the style, character design, storyboarding and animation production. We focused on a simplistic traditional style, whilst ensuring the ‘gag’ was clearly delivered….

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