The Future 8 Awards!

I recently won the ‘online video’ category in a nationwide hunt for the “top digital talent in the UK and Ireland”. The Future 8 awards, launched in partnership with the Guardian, set out to find the 8 kids from the ages of 7-17 who represent the, “very best of this emerging young digital talent”. Continue…

A Time-Tracking Project

If you’re a designer- or anyone providing a skilled service at an hourly rate- it can be handy to have some kind kind of ‘time tracking’. There’s a ton of great time-tracking apps available, but I decided to have a go at building my own project from scratch. Why? To experiment, learn some server-side concepts and see how simple I can make it. Here’s how I got on. Continue…

Building a Website

You might have noticed that my proper website (finmoorhouse.com) is not yet finished. In fact, it remains a single, rather sparse, page. What might be surprising is that for the last three months I have been working on the website. Starting from scratch, I have learned the skills I needed, scoured the web for inspiration (I still haven’t stopped) and I am in the midst of building the site itself. What might be even more surprising is that I have decided to start again. Continue…

Bright Lights

In my last post, I alluded to a conversation with ‘Bath on TV’–  a showcase of the very best video talent in Bath, featuring footage from the BBC and the Olympic Games as well as a number of Bath-based filmmakers who I really look up to.  As of today, I am very pleased to announce that, beginning with the film ‘Every Child’ my film-making endeavors will be taking pride of place in this wonderful community! Continue…

Behind the Scenes of ‘Growth’

Very recently, I completed an animation called ‘Growth’. If you haven’t seen it yet, watch it here. ‘Growth’ explores themes of persistence and patience amongst ethereal landscapes formed through a unique blend of photography, paper cut-outs and 3D models. Or at least, that’s what I told the folks at Bath on TV. Continue…

Hello World!

When you are learning to code, you are often encouraged to make a program that will say, “Hello World”. You faff around with the technical bits, you wrestle with the nitty-gritty, you press a button, and the screen glows with its predetermined message. It’s not much, but it is always a moment of potential, possibilities- the only way from here is forwards. So consider this shambles of a blog post just that. Hello world!