Lexicon

Showreel

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EN A kind of portfolio movie compilation of all the coolest design and animation work you did over a certain period (like a year or so). Creative agencies use these to impress and awe competition and clients. You never show the dull well paid stuff but the more mind-blowing renders and illustrations. (no cash cows allowed!)


NL Een showreel is een soort portfolio-achtige filmcompilatie van al het coolste design- en animatiewerk dat je in een bepaalde periode hebt gemaakt. Creatieve bureaus gebruiken ze om zowel klanten als competitie van hun sokken te blazen. Hoe goed betaald andere saaiere dingen ook mogen zijn, in een showreel komen enkel de meest waanzinnige renders en illustraties.  

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Digital transformation, Artificial intelligence, Robots takings our jobs, ... my GOD what a scary time we live in! Right? No, not really. We live in a very exciting time of endless possibilities, of genius new answers to questions we haven’t even been able to formulate... Some people just want to make good money by starting a fire and then being hired to put it out. We don’t like that at Bagaar. No apocalyptic vibes for us, we’re too zen for that.

The intelligence game will be won by those who know how to ask & answer questions critically.

Technology is evolving at a crazy pace, absolutely, and sometimes it might be a bit mindblowing, but don’t worry, humans are still the writers of this story, we decide how it goes. At Bagaar we help our clients every day to gear up for any technological challenge they may be up to, we have a very big toolbox of digital answers to their problems and are very happy to help them in writing their own story. This time we wanted to do something not only for our clients but for everyone, our moms, the guy at the busstop, politicians, journalists, whoever may be helped with a little free knowledge.

Core message here: Trojan: Nice for the greeks, not for you.

So, we wrote this lexicon in the assumption that if people would have more information, and a bit of guidance, they wouldn’t have to feel so helpless when hearing about Digital transformation, MVP’s, Frontend, AWS, Trojans, UX, UI, ... (Que?) We assembled all the buzzwords we use on a daily basis and tried to give a down to earth, simple explanation for each of them. Take it with you, read through it when you’re waiting on a train or getting your nails done and next time somebody starts a fire, you just blow it out yourself (or if it’s too big call Bagaar).

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