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Humor in Animated Explainer Videos: Purpose and Types

Why Humor Is Necessary In Animated Explanatory Videos

Unlike a ‘real’ video format, through which people could portray ‘real’ light as well as dian emotions of the person with as much attention, at least the animated video format could be used to imitate true human emotions, essentially i fun & cheerful way. This is mainly because animation is the default and prominent characteristic of a communication technique, regardless of the purpose for which it is used. light-hearted. And while animated characters may represent people (or people like people) in a video, they can’t replace them when it comes to showing deep and deep emotions, which may charge or move an audience . Thus, the only emotional appeal that goes well with an animated video communication technique is humor.

The main advantage of using character animated explanatory video for communication is that it allows you to visualize your complex concept with the help of one or more personalized characters. Because a storyboard artist draws these characters by hand and can represent any imaginative entity (real / unrealistic, tangible / intangible), there is endless scope for creating unique character representations that are funny and removable. .

Also, since animation involves elements of motion and sound, the creative communication techniques, such as ‘Exaggeration’, ‘Satire’, ‘Parody’ and others that inspire laughter, could be used beautifully to bring out visual humor through humorous body language and / or facial expressions of the moving characters. Here’s another reason that humor naturally goes well with an animated video communication technique.

Types of Humor Elements & How They Could Be Incorporated into an Animated Explanatory Video

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Loud Humor is all about those funny elements that are presented in a very similar way and that audiences may find funny and readable. One obvious way to bring out this kind of humor in an explanatory animated video is by deliberately writing a funny script using one or more word play techniques such as dot, phonetic mixes, obscure words and meanings, double entenders, rhetorical devices, and creation supporting visual comedy elements, so that the voicemail (script) and the visual combine. Needless to say, sound effects play a very supportive and important role in bringing out high humor in an animated explanatory video.

Silent Humor

Silent Humor, in an animated explanatory video is the kind of ‘less obvious’ comedy. One way to bring out quiet humor is by creating only visual comedy elements. Imagine, for example, a video frame being split between a main animated character and a supporting animated character. While watching the video, even though most of your attention would be on the main character, the supporting character could still be animated to bring out humor through his body language or facial expressions. These subtle funny elements add that ‘special effect’ or ‘magical touch’ to your animated video. While the expressions or body language of the supporting characters would go with the flow of the script, their humor is still independent of themselves.

It often happens when the aspect of humor is not very clear to all viewers, it becomes more attractive because of this, the viewer automatically takes an interest in interpreting this subtle humor, and if this is done, it gets more attention and watching the video.

Humor acts as the glue that keeps your audience watching your explanatory animated video, to the end. Therefore, when using an animated explanatory video technique for marketing, make sure there are some elements of humor. How many? Well, that depends entirely on your type of business entity and it is up to you to decide.

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