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Approach

Below are some guiding principles (our Approach) that significantly influence how we do our work.

Vision

Our Vision is to create a world with clear and concise communication.

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to provide the most visually arresting video and graphic designs to strengthen and clarify our client’s message – no matter what the medium.

Occam’s Razor

Occam’s Razor states that entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily.

OR

The simplest solution is most likely the right one

OR

Clean/Less is More.

Newton’s Second Law of Motion

Newton’s Second Law of Motion – The acceleration of an object as produced by a net force is directly proportional to the magnitude of the net force, in the same direction as the net force, and inversely proportional to the mass of the object.

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For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

OR

Zen/Balance.

Inspiration/People We Admire

Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Deliver Powerful Presentations by Garr Reynolds. This book originally published in December 2007 revolutionized the world of Presentations.

Nancy Duarte leads the Presentation Design, Training, and Storytelling Agency.

Edward R Tufte ignited the Presentation world with his PowerPoint is Evil essay for Wired. It explained how bad design can kill. His Visual Display of Information is the definitive guide on how to present numbers.

Beyond Bullet Points by Cliff Atkinson is another resource that had an impact on our work.

Chris and Trish Myers wrote the Bible for Motion Graphics in their groundbreaking Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects. When Chris lived in LA, he used to volunteer for their User Group, Motion Graphics of Los Angeles. The group eventually became DMALA.

Chris Rogers was Mark Coleran‘s assistant at After Effects West conference. Mark was one of the first motion graphics designers working in Hollywood and helped blaze the trail for future artists.

Jayse Hansen is one of the top Motion Graphics Designers working today. You have seen his work in many Hollywood blockbusters. When Chris first moved to Las Vegas, Jayse was 1 of 2 people he knew.

Rich Harrington of RHED Pixel (Richard Harrington Electronic Design) is one of the best teachers for video production. He frequently teaches on Lynda.com.