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Platform 7’s unique coffee culture June 19, 2017

Of all the great coffee places in Vancouver we think Platform 7 has something really special. From their techniques, beans, specialized equipment and the unique environment, Marke and his team create a bit of magic. We’re so excited to see the content from our last shoot for Platform 7 and Tangoo start to make it’s way out to the world. www.platform7coffee.ca

A new take for CUR laser medi spa April 19, 2017

We are having so much fun creating hand drawn animated content for CUR laser medi spa. Working with the forward thinking Rina Liddle of Liddleworks Indie Media and the innovative and respected Dr. Kumar, we’ve crafted content that is body positive, gender fluid, and wants to let you know we think you’re great just the way you are. If you want to tone, trim, plump, or enhance then do it for nobody else but you. Go girl! http://www.curlaser.com  

Adweek’s SOMO Shout-out

Adweek’s SOMO Shout-out February 25, 2017

Social Motion Media was asked by Hightail (https://www.hightail.com) to write an article about our short-form video social content and the utilization of their excellent workflow solutions. Enjoy! 4 Secrets to Social Video Success

Social Video Increases Awareness & Engagement February 10, 2017

Our client, Cleanblend, increased their follower engagement by 450pc on Instagram by smartly utilizing original short-form video recipes and top shelf photography. The numbers don’t lie — fresh, consistent content for social mobile & digital media improves sales conversions and promotes sharing and likeability across numerous platforms and ecommerce marketplaces.

Need to know digital trends in 2017 January 16, 2017

Happy new year! Welcome to SOMO SAYS — our new BLOG/VLOG that will examine trends occurring in social mobile and digital media, and of course keeping followers updated on what SOMO is working on. So let’s do it to it! Scott Galloway and Maureen Mullen run through their top predictions for digital, mobile and social in ’17. Our takeaways? Amazon is poised to potentially be the first company valued @ one trillion dollar$ (“How many zeroes in a trillion, Alexa?”) and dominating online…

Women in Animation Roundtable – Vancouver Magazine Article

Women in Animation Roundtable – Vancouver Magazine Article January 11, 2017

What Vancouver’s Female Animators Think About the Diversity of Their Industry On the heels of The Hollywood Reporter‘s white-dudes-only panel on diversity in animation, we asked seven women working in our own local animation industry how they think Vancouver measures up. January 11, 2017 By Stacey McLachlan When The Hollywood Reporter dropped an article about diversity in animation a few weeks back, they made one major error: failing to consider that all of the people on their panel of experts were…

HighTail feature on Social Motion Media

HighTail feature on Social Motion Media December 10, 2016

How Social Motion Media Keeps Video Content Moving By Colm Larkin @ Hightail Social Motion Media is a digital content agency based in Vancouver. We spoke with co-founder and Creative Director, Jennifer Mawby, about bringing visual art to content marketing and finding a workflow solution for the full lifecycle of a project. Social Motion Media is a digital content micro agency… We focus on short-form video and animation for brand marketing with a growing emphasis on mobile screens and social…

The Wildcard Ones X Social Motion Media

The Wildcard Ones X Social Motion Media June 13, 2016

Earlier this Spring I had the great opportunity to collaborate with the creative power duo, Jennifer and Mark, at Social Motion Media. Their portfolio consists of multiple industries, moving media imagery for social media, storytelling, strategy, and production. We wanted to bring something fresh to the studio shoot, that really separated a blog post from the pack. I have been extremely inspired by second-hand fashion this year and have had a re-born feeling of appreciation for what it can do…

The TV landscape in ten years

The TV landscape in ten years November 25, 2015

It’s tough to predict exactly how we’ll be watching TV in 10 years. But one thing is for sure, according to Bernstein Research: it’s likely to be far less lucrative for big media companies. While television networks face a host of pressures like a slump in live viewership, lukewarm offerings at best, and a weak upfront advertising sales environment, TV services aren’t going away anytime soon. But they are going to look “very different” a decade from now according to…

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