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5 Minutes with Salt Design

Sam Holguin is the owner of Salt Design a web development agency helping e-commerce businesses. STC work closely with them in a strategic partnership.   [caption id="attachment_716" align="alignleft" width="150"] 5 minutes with Sam from Salt[/caption] What do you do? Run Salt Web Design, a web development agency based in the Northern Quarter of Manchester. What…
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Five ways to improve your Instagram motion

When you’re working on an #Instagram project, you might decide to use #photographic #images edited into a film, rather than straightforward #video, in order to add a certain element of punch to the finished piece.   But what you might not realise is that, when you create handmade video content in this way, you’re pretty…
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Top tips part 3

SIX top tips for getting that first job after graduating!  1 Stop applying for jobs   Apply for work experience first, send out applications in much the same way. Many work experience placements can act as a “trial” for gaining employment with that employer. Do not underestimate the importance of opportunities of unpaid work where freelancers are…
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Top Tips part 2

What’s university life like? 1 Social aspect You will learn how to drink heavily without paying too much for it!!! This great article concurs featuring an interview with Disney Tangled animator  Darrin Butters. However, you will make some great friends for life you wouldn’t of met other wise, you will learn independence both in lifestyle and in…
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Top tips for newbies

You are thinking about a career in animation? Or tv or other media or design areas? I have been contacted by a number of students and recent graduates who have been seeking advice as to how get their foot in the door.  This little guide can be applied to most media careers as a rule of thumb, but…
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We’re proud supporters of All Animated

Seconds That Count Studios are proud supporters of All Animated. All Animated is a new membership and networking organisation for all involved in animation. A network like this needs the backing of local animation studios to help make it grow, and Seconds That Count believe the group will be shaped by those most proactive members.…
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