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Get ready for books that animate in response to your voice

Story telling is what it's all about , whether it's film, animation or literature. Now lets add some artificial intelligence! The innovators over at Adobe are now working on an 'e-book' technology that enables speech recognition to enhance the story telling process.  The Little Frog was an open source project that looked to bring together this technology based around a "natural language processing engine".  What's really exciting is the ability to combine animation, video,..

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Google VR180

Google have announced a new VR format VR180, that is claimed to make the whole process of capturing and distributing virtual reality video simpler. As the name suggest VR180 cuts the 360 degree field of view in half, focusing the viewers attention on a smaller defined area. The viewer can still look around within the 180 degree field of view. It is hoped this "focusing" of the viewers attention, along with allowing the filmmaker to stand behind the camera as a opposed to full..

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Blade Runner 2049

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Blade Runner was 'one of those  films' that inspired hundreds of young filmmakers in the 80s at just what science fiction could could be. Ridley Scott and his team didn't just create a believable immersive look at a possible future and the implications for society on creating a new lower class in the form of humanoids taking it's inspiration from the brilliant 'Do Androids Dream of Electronic Sheep?' by Philip K. Dick, it also set one of the benchmarks in modern film making...

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Insta360 pro 8k video

26th May 2017Category : Video

A short while ago we wrote about adding 360 video production to the portfolio of creative services offered by Nice Cat Media, Well June looks like the month!   What's great about this new Insta360 pro system is the ability to produce 8k 360 video footage that is optically stitched to provide a superior end result when compared to the likes of the GoPro Omni. Enough tech talk though, what does this mean for our clients? - Affordable, high quality 360 videos at up to 8k..

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What is an Explainer?

Let’s say you have a great idea, new product or an amazing service, and you want to tell people about it, explain how it works and how it will help.  Our Explainer’s will work for you!  We make fun, creative and effective animated Explainer videos that will help you connect with new and existing clients. Unlike other companies, we don’t use templates or stock cartoon graphics, our service is 100% fresh and tailored to your brand, making your Explainer unique. So how ..

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Coming soon: 360 filming

Here at Nice Cat Media we are excited to add 360-degree filming to our clients! Using the professional specification Gopro Omni array and rig we can provide truly immersive 360 videos. 360 video is perfect when you want to place your audience, clients, or staff right in the middle of your product display, training package or walkthrough! Get in touch to see how 360 filming could work for you...

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‘Metalens’ the future lens?

"Forget big, curved, glass lenses. Thanks to this new technological breakthrough in optics, the lens of the future could be the size of a spec of glitter—and just as powerful."  Nofilmschool.com Interesting read on the future of optics and how 'metalens' may replace current glass lens technology with something a whole lot more adaptable, smaller and maybe cheaper? "Here's what the senior author of the report, Harvard University's Federico Capasso, told the BBC about th..

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Great project!

I have over the last couple of years had the privilege of working with Juli (@JuliDosadBanter and @HeadStartKent). This latest project is something I am particularly proud of! The illustrations and voice-over where provided by HeadStart Kent Young People (with the expert guidance of Juli Dosad) to which I had the task of binging to life through animation. Great fun and a great group of people. You can find out more about HeadStart Kent here...

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More tiny 4K cameras!

Blink and another 4k camera is released! Now with the surge of drones and gimbal mounted cameras a new breed of tiny 4k cameras are emerging (weekly).  Over at News Shooter you can read a great article on the "New Kid in Town" the Z Camera E1, what makes this really different from GoPro or other action cameras is that it boasts a micro four thirds interchangeable lens mount.  Read more here...

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What inspired you to make films?

What inspired you to make films? For me as a young boy growing up in the late seventies and eighties it had to be the original Star Wars films!  However, more than the actual films themselves it was the behind the scenes photos and films that really ignited my interest in making films. I can remember tying a length of string from my bedroom window down to the back garden and zip-wiring a Snow-speeder model along to it's destruction in a bid to recreate the scene from the Em..

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