The death of ‘serial’ Television?

When was the last time you planned to watch a TV programme at the time it was broadcast? For many of us it’s difficult to be sat on the sofa at a given time to enable us to watch X Factor or Eastenders. Life just isn’t like that any more, and increasingly the Gen Ys out read more

Surrey company makes it big down under

This week Woking based communications agency Dreaming Fish Productions completed its first Australian animation job for fast food giant McDonalds, capping off a successful first six months of trading Down Under. Director Phil Miller said “We landed our first Australian client in April of this year and we spent three weeks filming with them in Sydney. We subsequently landed McDonalds read more

How video and animation can help your business

In the digital age it can be hard to give your business the personal touch. Your website acts as a storefront and gives prospective clients the chance to browse your products or services, but what differentiates you from your competitors? I’ll tell you …it’s you! But how do you project your personality, enthusiasm and service culture read more

Ten things we’ve learned in the last 10 years

So it’s our 10th birthday. Yipee! Pass the champagne! Ten years ago this week Samantha Dowswell and myself were climbing into my beaten up Escort to drive to Wales for what would be the first leg of a three month long shoot to create the first all British surf film, ‘Made in Britain’. We’d secured a distribution read more

The rise of clip culture

or… or… why we love ‘Charlie Bit My Finger – again’ The most viewed video on YouTube has been watched nearly 295 million times. But it’s not a sports event, Justin Bieber video or dancing cat. It’s a home video about a small boy having his finger bitten by his younger brother. ‘Charlie bit my finger – again!’ has been read more

The 2012 Games in London

With London 2012 Olympics tickets now available, and with exactly 500 days to go, we thought we’d have a retrospective look at our involvement in the Games to date. Here at Dreaming Fish we’ve been very fortunate to have been associated with activity relating to the 2012 Games since before the succesful bid announcement. We’ve had a long association with the read more

Can TV help children read?

Dreaming Fish Productions has just finished two weeks of filming at Lawford Mead Infant and Nursery School in Chelmsford. This was part of a project to help raise the awareness of reading with both children and parents. The innovative approach to link reading and video was suggested by Headteacher Janette Quinn and the project was funded by the Royal read more

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