Festoon Studios

Animation & Voiceover

Animation & Voiceover


Festoon offers a one stop animation service with talent in script editing, creative direction, music, illustration and animation to communicate your research.


We provide animation, voiceover, and scripting advice on short explainer animations to communicate your project in an engaging and succinct way.

Working with the DIMMAND Dyslexia diagnosis project, Festoon produced an animated infographic video to communicate the digital health product.


With a history of podcasting, Sam has experience producing and presenting podcasts in the research community, translating a verbal understanding of communicating research into the visual design realm.

'In the zone': Hyperfocus and ADHD

The symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) include inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity but can be difficult to diagnose. Sam talks to Brandan Ashinoff, Doctoral Researcher in the School of Psychology at the University of Birmingham about his research in hyperfocus, a particular trait of people who have ADHD. ‘Hyperfocus is a state of intent concentration where you lose track of time, you really enjoy what your doing’ Brandon explains. But how does this relation to attention? Brandon observes ‘This is weird in the context of ADHD because it’s actually too much attention. You’re focused so intently on something that no information gets into your brain essentially.’ But when how does hyper focus in those with ADHD differ from those without? Transcript : http://bit.ly/1gZ9H8i