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Critical Elements of a Successful 3D Graphics Map

Over the past few years, I’ve created numerous 3D Graphics Maps for clients. These maps are featured at various events such as concerts, festivals and fairs. Marketers and event producers are catching on that an interesting visual map is a great tool to build anticipation for their event. Not only does a 3D map guide their […]

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Creating Whiteboard Videos – Which Technique is Best for your Project?

So, you are thinking of create a whiteboard video. You or your client has seen them popping up all over the internet; they are popular and effective and a great storytelling device and you have a complicated product or service you need to explain. In this post I will outline the different options for creating these videos.

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Animation vs Live Action – Which Decision is Best for your Video Marketing Strategy?

I field this question often in the early stages of helping businesses explain their products or services. Both live action and animation offer engaging, effective storytelling – so here are some factors to consider when making a decision.

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THE ART OF COLLABORATION IN CREATIVE BUSINESS

Collaboration. It can be a beautiful thing. It can also be your worst nightmare with the wrong team players. During my time in the video game industry, and now as a freelancer, I have had plenty of experiences working with other creatives, technical folks, producers and project managers.

The best part of owning Image Propeller and directing all the projects that come my way is that I can (usually) hand-pick the folks I work with – assuming they’re schedule is free and they actually want to wo

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WORKING WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT: IPSTUDIO’S 3D PROJECT FOR ST. CATHARINES

For many creatives (including myself), the idea of working alongside various forms of government seems stifling. Stories of red tape, bureaucracy, inflexibility – all of it acting as a wall that prevents artists from exploring opportunities. All of these concerns were in my head when the city of St. Catharines approached me to produce an animated video for the Mayor’s State of the City Address this year, and I admit it made me nervous.

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Welcome to our New Website!

Well, we’ve done it. We’ve launched our new site. And I feel like I have “arrived” as a business owner, now that I’ve gone through my first round of “website re-design”.

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IPStudios turns 3 years old! The Ups, the Downs and what’s next

Image Propeller Studios turned 3 years old! Read about the ups and downs of our growth and also where we are headed next.

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READY FOR THE HOLIDAYS! AND A COUPLE UPDATES…

Well, I can’t believe we are into the holiday season already and although it is incredibly cliche to say it, I really don’t know where the time has gone.

It’s been a long time since I last posted something on the blog, so here are some highlights from the last few months:

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WHERE IT’S AT FOR ELITE 3D MOTION GRAPHICS AND WRITING SERVICES

You may not realize this, but you’ve just hit up Image Propeller Studios’ blog. It’s a helluva fine place, to be quite honest, and it’s only going to get better. Here you will find updates on our industry, philosophical musings on art and culture, great pics and video clips, and of course plenty of studio […]

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