NERD’s animation guru Volstok on producing animated TVC during a pandemic

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We are not silencing ourselves in adversity, our voice amplifies with relatable content – NERD’s talents have proven that time & time again and Volstok are no different. Although there’s a pandemic outside and we are all working from home, it has not interrupted the way we are connecting with audiences. Due to our international talent pool, we have always crafted in a flexible approach. Yes, we have had to adapt here and there, but we are constantly supporting clients and agencies to push their messages out there.

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Claire shares her tips to coping with self-isolation and anxiety.

Since this whole thing started, many of us around the world, even those who haven’t been infected by the virus, have had to self-isolate at home for the past few months. Before that, we’ve all had planned to travel the world, meet-up with loved-ones, attend weddings, parties or grab a coffee with a colleague – simply, enjoy our lives in different ways. Working from home for us, NERDs, was nothing new, although this situation is a bit different. NERD’s Executive Producer and avid painter Claire shares her tips to coping with self-isolation and anxiety, which we hope will help you or someone you know turn things around and enjoy the simple things we might sometime take for granted.  

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Paloma, The Directing Duo Who Sparks Creativity Remotely!

Self-isolation and social distancing are the new normal. Offices are indeed closed, live-action productions cancelled yet our audiences are going to be online for many hours more and it’s the best time to reach out to out to them through animation &  illustration. In short, self-isolation might mean disruption to working life, but also means new opportunities and exploring new horizons!

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How To Build Your Own Visual Identity

Illustrator Luke Preece’s guide to finding your own identity as a visual artist and turning your passion into a career.

Before I focused on illustration I was a graphic designer full time and a musician as a side hustle. I could definitely talk at length about my career choices and how I ended up where I am today. It might be beneficial to others coming up… I like helping younger generations where I can. I’m a father to two girls so the parent in me naturally wants to encourage being creative as a viable career choice. There’s never been a better time than now… The opportunities are endless.

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Toast Tells All on The Effects of Climate Change & #FramesForFuture Awareness Campaign

Climate change is a hot topic lately, and for very good reason. While all of the issues we face in today’s society are extremely important, this is something that we felt needs as much attention as possible and immediate drastic action before it’s too late. The more we can help to raise awareness, the better.

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