News from Think Allowed

Engage Explain Excite

Mon, 01 Feb 2021

  This mantra is the driving force behind everything we do because we believe they sum-up everything a good explainer video production should strive to achieve!  First it should capture the attention of the viewer, then it should explain to them in easy to understand terms of what it is...

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Think Allowed Showreel 2021

Mon, 01 Feb 2021

Here's our new showreel! It's been an amazing year for the team at ThinkAllowed. We've had some tough challenges to deal with as so many people have, but we're still here and we're stronger than ever. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions as we're...

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Hycontrol Video

Thu, 29 Oct 2020

We are excited to announce that we are working with Hycontrol to produce a series of marketing videos to both generate new interest in their products and services. Together with the team at Hycontrol we decided to begin the process with a high impact presentation that would capture an...

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Strip Tinning Automotive Video

Thu, 28 Nov 2019

Think Allowed have produced a Strip Tinning Automotive video that describes how all of the components they manufacture are integral to many of the products and systems that people use every day. Strip Tinning Automotive is a leading manufacturer of flexible printed circuit connectors, flat foil & cable connectors, and...

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JCB Video

Thu, 29 Oct 2019

The team at Think Allowed jumped at the chance to make a JCB video. The brief was to produce a piece of 'thumb-stopping' video to showcase one of the JCB range of power-tools. We decided that this was an ideal candidate for 3D animation as it would allow us to...

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Applications of Motion & Performance Capture

Tue, 05 Feb 2019

Mocap. What is it? Well, to give you a simple idea, here is a clip from a short video we produced for fun a few months back now. In this short promo piece, we had an actor dance around the office and through computer magic we turned them into...

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When is the right time to record a voice over?

Mon, 14 Jan 2019

Author: Nick Willett You're about to begin putting your first commercial video production together; you've got your script written, you've sketched out your storyboard, you've shot the footage, so now you're ready to get stuck into the edit.  Once you get that out of the way, you can then begin...

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Match moving and its possible applications

Mon, 07 Jan 2019

Match moving is a process used in video production and film making wherein an artificial element is placed into footage as though it was there at the time the video was shot. Its usage has become ever increasingly common place as the costs associated with the technology to perform...

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Is video a good investment?

Thu, 03 Jan 2019

Let's be honest, producing a good marketing video will always cost either time or money, usually both. It is because of this that I am relatively confident that one of the many questions on the mind of someone who is perhaps considering spending a portion of their limited  marketing budget...

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National Windscreens Video

Tue, 16 Jan 2018

National Windscreens is one of the UK's leading providers of glass repair and replacement services for all types of vehicles. When the company came to launch their ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) Calibration campaign Think Allowed were approached to create a high impact promotional video to demonstrate to the...

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Interactive Video for Brompton Bicycle

Mon, 13 Feb 2017

We have just launched an innovative Interactive Video presentation for Brompton Bicycle on the Made Here Now website.  Interactive video is a new generation of video technologies that offer a rich experience for the user as it allows other media to be included along the way.  There are a...

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Motion Capture

Tue, 03 Jan 2017

ThinkAllowed has been developing the technology required to do full body (including face and hands) motion capture otherwise known as performance capture. Motion capture (Mo-cap for short) is the process of recording the movement of objects or people. In film-making and video game development, it refers to recording...

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Brompton Bicycle - Bike Builder

Tue, 04 Oct 2016

We are very proud to announce that over the summer we have been working with the world famous bike builders 'Brompton Bicycle' of London - the inventors of the very popular Brompton folding bike.  To keep at the forefront of the bicycle manufacturing industry, Brompton Bicycle offer their customers...

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Made Here Now Video Production

Tue, 09 Feb 2016

The 'Made Here Now' project is a UK nationwide initiative who's remit is to highlight many of the exciting aspects of UK manufacturing.  Phase one of the project was completed in early 2015, and is now entering its second phase which promises to deliver a far richer resource for...

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VTOL Technologies - Marine Applications

Mon, 05 Oct 2015

VTOL Technologies' Flying Wing concept is not only aimed at land based applications, but also offers marine services such as the British Royal Navy significant tactical capabilities.  To demonstrate how this un-manned aerial vehicle would be deployed in such a setting, the team at Think Allowed were commissioned to...

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VTOL Technologies Ltd are working with Think Allowed

Tue, 19 Aug 2014

We are proud to announce that we have been working with the team at VTOL Technologies Ltd over the past few weeks to produce a video presentation for their incredible Flying Wing UAV.  Because their product boasts a range of unique features that are enough to make a huge...

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Cygnetic Scalpel Handle for Swann-Morton

Fri, 18 Jul 2014

The latest peice of work we've produced for Swann-Morton is a demonstration video for them to use to train their users in safe operation. We were supplied with the 3D CAD data from their design department, which only needed minimal modification to get it ready for use in filming....

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Retractable Safety Scalpel from Swann-Morton

Tue, 13 May 2014

Here is our latest movie we made for Swann-Morton which is about their Retractable Scalpel. It is a step forward for us and compared to previous movies we've made for them includes much improved animations of human hands together with far more complex combinations of movement.  We and our...

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CGI Movie - Metal Injection Moulding, CMG technologies

Wed, 23 Apr 2014

CMG technologies are specialists in Ceramic and Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) and a well-established provider of plastic injection moulded components. If you aren't familiar with MIM, you're not alone.  Many companies are still unaware of this amazing process, and even fewer understand its true value.  To bridge this gap in...

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KLEEN Blade Management System From Swann-Morton

Wed, 20 Nov 2013

Swann-Morton is the world’s biggest manufacturer of surgical blades, producing over 1.5 million blades per day.  When the company came to launch their new KLEEN Blade Management System it became apparent that the methods and procedures they had used to date weren’t quite up to the job of communicating...

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Making 3D CAD Data Work Hard

Thu, 20 Jun 2013

Photography, demonstration video, instruction manual, all from a single standard 3D CAD model! ThinkAllowed is helping Phoenix ISL make their 3D data work hard, and Phoenix ISL is reaping the rewards. The C-Clamp project began with a consultation and a briefing about was required and then the necessary standard 3D...

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We are working with Wavelength NDT Ltd

Sun, 21 Apr 2013

After having worked with Wavelength NDT on their initial branding concept, they have once again chosen Think Allowed to assist them in developing their brand and moving forward to the next stage in their development.  Richard Freemantle has worked very hard over the last few years to build his...

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Using 3D CAD Models for Computer Generated Image Content

Wed, 10 Apr 2013

Phoenix ISL have long been known for designing and manufacturing high quality products for the Non Destructive Testing (NDT) market.  One of their latest developments has arrived in the form of a new and improved Tool Post.  Describing the various improvements to this type of product to potential customers...

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Think Allowed Ltd is Working with Tribosonics Ltd

Fri, 23 Nov 2012

Think Allowed has finalised an agreement to work with Tribosonics Ltd and sister company Strainsonics Ltd.  communication material to enhance their ability to reach their target audience more effectively.  The work will involve the production of printed matter in the form of technical data sheets for their range of...

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