How to make a video: The efficient video production workflow for design and animation teams
How to make a video: The efficient video production workflow for design & animation teams Let’s face it, the video production process can be very challenging. Effective management tools, [...]
Custom video vs Template video
What expectations do you have when you order an explainer video? What influences your style or video production studio choice? Of course, there are a lot of factors and [...]
Top video explainer company on Clutch
This day starts with good news! We’ve got Clutch Leader Award in a category “Video Explainer Companies” and we can say with confidence we’re really happy to hear it. Animation is a very popular thing [...]
All you need to know about explainer videos
! You have definitely heard about such term as explainer videos, a short animated piece created to attract target audience attention to any business or [...]
Why is it important to make storyboard while script-writing
We keep saying that explainer videos are good for your brand-building but how to make your video perfect and not to fail at the very [...]
What is a style frame? Creative examples by Hound Studio
Best styleframes by Hound Studio Today we are not going to speak about explainer videos and their necessity for brand-building, we just want to show you our favorite styleframes created during [...]
Best Video Agency of Feb 2019 by Design Rush
Best Video Agency of Feb 2019 by DesignRush Good news! We are recognized as a top Video Production Company on DesignRush. This has reminded us again how important it is to do the things you love and [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: Wecoders
BEHIND THE SCENES: Explainer video for Wecoders Some people claim that explainer video doesn’t always work. They don’t see any results for their marketing campaign from it. Why does it happen? We’re [...]
How to build your brand with a marketing video and make your service recognizable
You run a company, make a good profit and have a large target audience, it seems that everything is going great and [...]
EXPLAINER VIDEOS: TOP 10 VIDEO EXAMPLES OF 2018
Making our end-of-the-year-review, we’ve decided that it’s high time to share a collection of the best explainer videos of 2018, which attracted our [...]
INSPIRED BY ART: OWEN DAVEY
We don’t want to sweep our Inspired by art under the carpet. That’s why our today’s hero is outstanding illustrator Owen Davey. He creates warm and inspiring art for people [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: Lumoa explainer video
BEHIND THE SCENES: Lumoa It’s no secret that traditional marketing technique takes a back seat and give way to new ways of business representation. Moreover, nowadays people focus on producing visual [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: Shrinking region in the Netherlands
This region is a beautiful place that has a lot of things to brag about. This area is well-known for its highly educated professionals and [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: EduTyping
EduTyping is the #1 platform for teaching typing in the classroom. Teachers and students from around the world use EduTyping to learn basic typing skills. It helps to [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: AKT
AKT is responsible for issues of planning, development, and operation of public transport stations. Its work is to provide infrastructure and offer services that encourage [...]
Key things people should know about working experience with Ukrainian companies
For many years we’ve been working on the projects for European and American markets. We can say with confidence we are [...]
Costa Brava Animation Fest
Last month we decided to make a challenge for our team members. Each person had to create a cool animated piece on any topic and presented it during our team building [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: Child Safety
BEHIND THE SCENES: Kinder ID In our short animated video, for Norwegian startup Kinder ID, we had to tell about the service with the help of which parents cannot worry about their child’s safety. So [...]
Norwegian explainer videos
Being one of the animation provider for the Norwegian market, we made animated videos for brand-building of many well-known companies. Also, we created a great number of [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: Norkring
Norkring is the largest provider of a broadcast service. This company supplies radio and TV signals to listeners and viewers. Also it offers a distribution of antennas and [...]
ANIMATED EXPLAINER VIDEOS FOR FINTECH STARTUPS
FinTech industry takes over the world and receives daily investments in its development. What are the reasons? With the power of innovations, [...]
HOW DOES A SERIES OF VIDEOS WORK FOR A BUSINESS PROMOTION?
For over 7 years our team is working on the creation of explainer videos. We always consider that this type of videos is the one and only [...]
HOW TO BE A PERFECT ILLUSTRATOR IN ANIMATED EXPLAINER VIDEO COMPANY?
Video production companies appear almost with each passing day. Of course, people have already understood a true value of video [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: AGRIO
We always try to improve our videos using new techniques during our video production process, one of them is a combination of 2D and 3D. After getting a new project, we always [...]
INSPIRED BY ART: JAROM VOGEL
We are fond of telling stories about the people who make great things. This time we got inspired by Jarom Vogel. Let’s know more about this fantastic artist. Having [...]
HOW TO AVOID THE PITFALLS IN THE VIDEO PRODUCTION?
HOW TO AVOID THE PITFALLS IN THE EXPLAINER VIDEO PRODUCTION PROCESS? Do you know how explainer video works? We guess that a lot of people are afraid of using explainer video for promotion of their [...]
CHEERS TO OUR ANNIVERSARY!
A lot of things happened since we founded our Hound Studio. From the first random idea in 2010 to the official opening in 2011, we made great efforts to have everything that [...]
STORYBOARD AND ILLUSTRATION: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?
Having got a lot of questions about storyboard and illustrations, we’ve decided to write a short explanation about the process of their [...]
INSPIRED BY ART: AMANDA SAGE
Women in art The art of Amanda Sage is well-known among the people who are interested in spiritual growth and transformation. She is a prominent representative of [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: WHALELEND
Any type of promotion is an investment and, of course, it always comes with associated risks, there is no way round it. If you opt for an explainer video, you’ll have [...]
ANIMATED ADVERTISEMENT AS A WAY OF PROMOTION?
ANIMATED ADVERTISEMENT AS ENGAGING AND SIMPLE WAY OF PROMOTION? We know a lot of examples of explainer videos, which are designed to promote different services/products, they explain the essential [...]
WHAT WILL BE THE FUTURE OF VIDEO PRODUCTION COMPANIES?
A video production takes an important place in today’s world. Most of companies prefer to present their service with the help of video [...]
HOW WE MAKE VIDEOS: A SHORT GUIDE TO VIDEO PRODUCTION
How we make our explainer videos: a short guide to our video production process First of all, our client needs to fill in a Creative Brief in order to contribute to the work on the video project. It [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: UPCALL
It’s always interesting for us to cooperate with companies that are ready and willing to simplify people’s lives creating different useful platforms. This time we’re excited [...]
HOW TO CHOOSE AN ANIMATED VIDEO PRODUCTION COMPANY?
Is a video production a path to success? In the days when a video production becomes more and more popular, a lot of companies offer their services. [...]
MAKING ART WITH BUSINESS PURPOSE: OUR PATH
It’s always difficult to break the ice. That’s why we’ve made a lot of efforts to create a video production company of our dream. Nowadays, with the benefit [...]
EXPLAINER VIDEOS: TOP 15 OF 2017
EXPLAINER VIDEOS: TOP 14 OF 2017 Making our end-of-the-year-review, we’ve decided that it’s high time to share a collection of the best explainer videos of 2017, which attracted our attention and [...]
A SERIES OF BITCOIN VIDEOS
Nowadays our team is occupied with making series of videos about Bitcoin and we’d like to share the steps of this process with you. Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: ONEDOME
Have you ever been too busy and stressed because of your job? Well, imagine how hard it is to be a real estate agent: this person not only works in the office, but also [...]
WHERE AND HOW TO PROMOTE YOUR VIDEO?
In the world full of wonderful and creative videos it’s difficult to get noticed even if your film is very good. However, there are a few ways to promote it so [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: INTERCEDE EXPLAINER VIDEO
We had a great opportunity to create an explainer video for Intercede and their new app “MyID”, the main aim of which is securing your [...]
After our returning from the WebSummit, we would like to share with you our experience and give reasons why it’s a good idea to visit such events. First of all, we met a lot of [...]
After creating your awesome video and uploading it to a hosting platform like YouTube, Vimeo, Wistia etc. it’s time to dive into the science of metrics to see how your [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: ROGER & ROBERTA
BEHIND THE SCENES: ROGER & ROBERTA If you’re on the jump, Roger & Roberta are digital colleagues, who help you not to go out of mind and to perform all day-to-day tasks you need to do. [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: P2P CASH
We were very excited to work on the new video for P2P Cash this year. It’s been a long and quite a difficult process, but we enjoyed every moment of it and now we have an [...]
EXPLAINER VIDEOS: TOP 20 OF 2016
Though we’re already halfway through 2017, we decided to share our top pics of animated videos from 2016 with you. All these videos are not only beautifully [...]
5 REASONS YOUR PRODUCT LAUNCH NEEDS VIDEO
Everyone believes in the power of storytelling. Nowadays a storytelling in a form of animated video is a very popular way of representing service or product. [...]
HOW TO MAKE YOUR HOMEPAGE VIDEO BETTER?
Add some catchy music? Or some unusual characters? Maybe make it brighter? Or shorter? Yes, many companies decided to add a homepage video, but we know how hard [...]
WHERE WILL YOUR VIDEO LIVE?
The Internet has a wide variety of options for video hosting and despite being very efficient and easy to use, they all have their pros and cons. Let’s find out which [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: BITCOIN
Our new video is a result of work for Bitcoin and we’re very happy to present it to you. As we all know, Bitcoin has become more popular over the last few years and that’s [...]
WHY THE FIRST 5 SECONDS OF YOUR VIDEO ARE VERY IMPORTANT?
Being a perfect tool for attracting viewers’ attention and boosting business, explainer videos have become very popular during the last [...]
BEHIND THE SCENES: LAZY JAR
In our work, we often cooperate with companies that aim to change people’s lives and thus we become even more excited about working together. This is exactly the [...]
WHAT ARE BEST WAYS TO USE VIDEO TO EDUCATE CUSTOMERS?
WHAT ARE THE BEST WAYS TO USE AN EXPLAINER VIDEO TO EDUCATE CUSTOMERS? It’s not a secret that explainer videos are very effective methods of boosting business at a top-level. When you’re [...]
WHAT ARE STYLE FRAMES?
When we create our explainer videos we usually follow a plan that consists of certain stages. We’ve already described this process in the article about Lazy Jar video, but today [...]
CAN COMPLICATED TOPICS BE EXPLAINED BY SHORT VIDEOS?
During our life we often face challenges that are not always easy to solve. From time to time we need some extra knowledge or a skill to fix the [...]
CUSTOM VIDEO VS. TEMPLATE
CUSTOM VIDEO VS TEMPLATE Here and now any business can’t exist without powerful advertising. Many enterprises are obsessed with the idea of getting their own platform on the Net. And here another [...]
BEHIND SCENES: NORA EXPLAINER VIDEO
Today we would like to lift the veil on the explainer video creation process in our studio. We have already briefly described it here. Below you can see a detailed [...]
INSPIRED BY ART: PICASSO
Exceptionally prolific throughout the course of his long life, Picasso achieved universal renown and immense fortune for his revolutionary artistic accomplishments, and became [...]
5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT FOR EXPLAINER VIDEOS
Creating a character is a complicated multistage process. Its design must match its nature. In an animated [...]
WHY YOU NEED AN ANIMATED EXPLAINER VIDEO FOR YOUR BUSINESS?
Animated explainer videos are a perfect tool. It attracts visitors to your site and telling them about the key benefits and features of your [...]
INSPIRED BY ART: LEONARDO DA VINCI
Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting. Also, he liked architecture, science, music, mathematics, [...]
INSPIRED BY ART: VINCENT VAN GOGH
It is summer and we want to present you some flowers from one of the most mysterious painters of the XIX century – Vincent van Gogh. Was he mentally ill? How [...]
INSPIRED BY ART: MAURITS CORNELIS ESCHER
Maurits Cornelis Escher is one of a few artists whose work features mathematical objects and operations including impossible objects, explorations of infinity, [...]
INSPIRED BY ART: ALEX GREY
Alex Grey (born November 29, 1953) is an American visionary artist, author, teacher, and Vajrayana practitioner. His body of work spans a variety of forms including [...]
HOW MUCH DOES EXPLAINER VIDEO COST?
It is widely known that nowadays people are very busy and easily get bored especially with tons of words. Do the math: if you had choice between the reading of 1-2 [...]
INSPIRED BY ART: ALPHONSE MARIA MUCHA
Alphonse Maria Mucha (1860-1939) is most often remembered for the prominent role he played in shaping the aesthetics of French Art Nouveau at the turn of the [...]
INSPIRED BY ART: MAGRITTE
Today we celebrate the art of René François Ghislain Magritte, a Belgian surrealist. Magritte’s work frequently displays a collection of ordinary objects in an unusual [...]
INSPIRED BY ART: ANDY WARHOL
The fourth son in Lemko immigrants family, outcast at school, he managed to become finally the pop art icon who merited the song dedication from David Bowie naming him as [...]
INSPIRED BY ART: THE THINKER
Today we are starting our new project “Inspired by Art”. Every month during at least one year we will publish one picture of reconsidered and redesigned by [...]
OUTSOURCE VS LOCAL
Every time your company needs some digital design services like 3D commercials, explainer videos, architectural visualization, mobile design or whatever you have to scratch head [...]
INSPIRED BY ART: BATHING OF A RED HORSE
The Holiday Season came to end we are back here again with the “Inspired by Art” picture. I bet it was quite hard to guess our today’s [...]
WHAT IS STORYBOARD?
Storyboard is a visual representation of your future video. On its basis as well as on the basis of the script the artist draws the scenes and characters, which are then animated. [...]
VIDEO FOR A GOOD START
We live in an age of information boom. Users consume mega and gigabytes of information every day, and it’s getting harder and harder yet to catch their eye. Even if your startup [...]
EXPLAINER VIDEOS. TELLING A STORY.
If you’ve got something to tell – tell it! Explainer videos are an efficient way to do it. Animated explainer videos are short videos where you present your company, [...]
WHY YOU NEED AN EXPLAINER VIDEO?
If you want to sell something via the Internet you need to accomplish the following main steps: tell about yourself via the Internet; help your client to find you; [...]
INSPIRED BY ART: SALVADOR DALI
We are back here again with the new picture by Salvador Dali. I think you all guessed who our today’s hero with glamorous mustache is. Of course it is Salvador [...]
FREELANCER VS COMPANY
There is an opinion that for creating explainer videos or 3D commercials it’s better to hire a freelancer to have the work done quickly and at a low price. They say it makes no [...]
IT’S ANIMATED. IT’S 3D. IT’S 30 MILLION WORDS.
Ever wondered how YouTube got so big? Video. Video content is one of the most watched content types on the web today. Starting from amateur videos of [...]
HOW TO WRITE A THRILLING SCRIPT FOR 60 SECOND VIDEO
Of course, one of the most effective approaches to making a thrilling 60 second video is to define a problem and to show how your product or service [...]