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The Friday Round-Up (from LEGO Batman to Digital Marketing Trends)

Claude Harrington 03.25.2016

If for some reason your alarm failed to go off on Monday morning, and you accidentally slept through this entire week, then here’s a round-up of some things you might have missed:


Monday: Behind The Scenes: Tenneco’s AEGIS Explainer Video

Tuesday: PICK OF THE WEEK: 5 Tips to Improve Your Critical Thinking (explainer)

Wednesday: Animation Techniques: The Smear

Thursday: Baiting the Hook: 6 Ways to Start Your Explainer with a Bang

ICYMI: The Design Behind 5 Great Animated Title Sequences

ICYMI: The Power of e-Learning (By the Numbers)


FROM THE VAULT: Digital Marketing Platforms (A Comparison)

“Yesterday, we talked about a recent report that named Adobe the current leader of digital marketing platforms. But, even though Adobe was at the top of the list, the report also listed six competitors with a strong position in this space (and who, together, a counted for 75% of the market sector). So today, to better understand the difference between what these leading platforms have to offer, we’ll take a closer look at each of the companies”

Animation News:

The Trailer for the The LEGO Batman Movie is Here and It’s the Best (via The Verge)

Why Is Disney CEO Bob Iger Asking His Employees For Money? (via Cartoon Brew)

ZootopiaStar Wars Push Disney to $1 Billion at International Box Office for 2016 (via Variety)


Archer Reviews Every James Bond Movie (via Entertainment Weekly)

Paul Feig, Judd Apatow Talk Realistic Teen Shows in Freaks And Geeks exclusive (via A.V. Club)

How Did This Get Made: A Conversation with Frank Dux, the Real-Life Inspiration for Bloodsport (via /Film)



The Names that Break Computers Systems (via BBC)

It’s Your Fault Microsoft’s Teen AI Turned Into Such a Jerk (via WIRED)

The Story Behind the Fake Nintendo Photo That Fooled the Internet (via Tech Insider)

Text Adventure


A Personal History of the Text Adventure (via Read-Only Memory)

Watch Conan O’Brien Lovingly Remember Friend Garry Schandling (via Rolling Stone)

5 Predictions in Digital Marketing to Watch (via Small Business Trends)

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