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Our PhD-trained science communicators and professional artists will

through our animation services and SciComm training programs.

Science Communication Agency - Animate Your Science


14000 papers are published

every single day!

Many never get cited or even read.

14000 research papers are published every day

Your research could

get lost too!


Our animations, infographics and training programs make your research stand out

Animate Your Science animations, graphics and trainings give you the visibility you deserve

...and obtain the visibility it deserves


For you:

more citations and

higher impact metrics

Animate Your Science services will boost your citations and impact metrics

For society:

engaging and understandable science out there


Science Animations and Graphics

Animate Your Science has helped 332+ researchers and institutions in 32 countries tell their stories by producing animations and graphics that generate impact.

Animated Video Abstracts

To tell the story of your paper in a short, fun and engaging animation

Ready in 3-4 weeks when you order today

Custom Science Explainer Animations

A tailored animation or graphic for your unique story

Ready in 4-6 weeks when you order today

Custom Scientific Graphics & Posters

Make a splash with an eye-catching scientific poster


Ready in 3-4 weeks when you order today

Graphical Abstracts

To tell the story of your paper with an eye-grabbing infographic

Ready in 1-2 weeks when you order today

Amplify your impact with the training by Animate Your Science


Join thousands of other researchers and learn the skills to captivate your audience and communicate your research in a compelling way. Animate Your Science has trained 4250+ researchers across 45 countries. Want to unleash your impact?


Online Courses

Learn at your own pace with

our pre-recorded courses.


Science Communication online courses by Animate Your Science


Practical evidence-based science communication training.

Science Communication Workshops by Animate Your Science

In-person or online

Keynote Presentations

Captivating presentations tailored to your event.

Keynote presentations by Animate Your Science

In-person or online

This company was founded by a scientist for scientists: so we understand your needs.

Our PhD-trained science communicators work side by side with professional designers, following a process that ensures scientific rigour while taking little more than an hour of your time.

With us, you will get head-turning videos and graphics that truly engage your audience. Hands-off.

What sets us apart

The Animate Your Science approach is

Key benefits

Key Benefits

Videos and graphics draw more eyes to your research.

Articles published with a video abstract benefit from 20% more citations

Articles published with a video abstract benefit from: 


more citations

Articles promoted on Twitter with a graphical abstract  benefit from a 170% boost in article views

Articles promoted on Twitter with a graphical abstract  benefit from a: 


boost in article views

People spend 160% more time on pages with videos

On average, people spend:


more time on pages with video

Source: Wistia Internal Study

Journalists need video content they can use for free      Therefore, videos boost your chances of being picked up by the media

Journalists need video content they can use for free


Therefore, videos boost your chances of being picked up by the media


What Clients Think of Us


"The experience of getting a video abstract from Animate Your Science has been flawless.

All we had to do was to fill a short questionnaire and the rest was pretty much hands-off.

We are very happy with the final result and can definitely recommend this service.”

Dr. Federico Gaiti

Cornell University

"We are happy with the result and have had a dynamic, patient and responsive working process with AYS.

Other partners recommended us AYS, and they have lived up to their reputation as professional, competent and engaged."

Henrik Oksfeldt Enevoldsen


"Animate Your Science have done a wonderful job translating our work for a lay audience; exactly as requested and with a really quick turnaround.

Thanks Tullio and team!"

Dr. Clare Bradley


"The way AYS extracted the information needed for our video made the whole process very clear and very easy.

Our whole team was rapt with the end result and feedback from the public has been excellent. Highly recommended!"

Prof. Gretta Pecl

University of Tasmania

“A seamless, effective, visually-appealing, and fun way to get the message of our paper out to the general public.

It is so important to translate scientific findings so they can be utilised beyond our immediate scientific community, and this is a great way to do it!”

Prof. Jodie Rummer

James Cook University

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Tullio Rossi of Animate Your Science won the 40 Under 40 award of South Australia in 2022

Our satisfied clients

Satisfied clients of Animate Your Science

We use an easy-to-use client portal to efficiently communicate with you and share our progress.

You'll be in full control the entire time, with opportunities to provide feedback at each key stage of the process:
so there will be no surprises.

Production process diagram at Animate Your Science

A proven process that lets us work together at a distance

Our process
  • What is a science animation?
    Science animation refers to the use of animation to portray, communicate, and explain scientific concepts. They are often used for the purposes of academic teaching, awareness campaigning, as well as for entertainment. We provide two science animation services: 1. Video abstracts Video abstracts are short animated summaries about the main findings of an academic paper. They are most effective at promoting a paper's public visibility through media releases and on social media. We offer video abstracts in three artistic formats: Whiteboard 2D motion graphic Hybrid whiteboard/motion graphic 2. Custom explainer videos The scope of an explainer video can branch out infinitely. Whether you need a video to explain your grant application ideas, or simply want an animation to introduce your research team, we'll be able to craft a customised video to suit your needs. Custom explainer videos are offered in the same artistic formats as with video abstracts. However, higher levels of motion and artistic detail can also be achieved in our custom explainer video service. You can learn more about our product tiers here. Examples of animations we have created include: Government project explainers Recruitment campaigns in science and health Animations for research team websites Protocols in a scientific industry Promotional explainers for books with a research context Have an idea for your custom animation? Contact us to find out how we can bring your story to life.
  • What is the process?
    Your research is well on its way to more citations, a healthy boost in metrics, and maybe even onto newsstands around the world. And, believe it or not, it’s as easy as 1 - 2 - 3. Move 1 - Questionnaire Effortlessly tell us the story of your paper with our guided questionnaire. This speeds up the process and ensures that you remain in control over the way your research is portrayed. Move 2 - Concept & storyboard Our team breathes life into your research by writing a script and sketching out your video or graphical abstract for your approval. Move 3 - Illustration/video production Sit back and relax as we work our magic in turning your complex science into a beautiful visual that you’ll be proud to share with the world. Customers that choose our custom animations will start with a strategy session instead of the questionnaire.
  • What license covers the graphical and video abstracts?
    Don’t worry, you’re covered. All of our products are licensed under Creative Commons – Attribution, No Derivatives by default. This means you and anyone else are free to share, copy, and redistribute your video or graphical abstract in any medium, as long as the following conditions are met: 1. Attribution is given to the paper (title, authors, journal, year, DOI), and to 2. The product is not modified in any way​ If you need a whitelabeled product that's ok too, a small fee applies in that case.
  • What payment methods do you take?
    We accept payment by Credit Card, PayPal and Bank transfers. While we do accept purchase orders, we highly encourage instant payment (usingthe options above) for a more streamlined process and much faster turnaround time.
  • Will you keep my work confidential?
    Absolutely! Your project remains top secret until the embargo is lifted. And you choose the date and time you want to release your animated research to the world.
  • Who designs the artwork and animates the video?
    While the concepts are created by a science communicator, the illustrations and animations are created by our professional designers. You can see our beautiful faces on the about page.
  • Do you promote the video/graphical abstracts?
    We do! We offer social sharing through our media channels so that your research is positioned to make a splash from the start. For no extra cost!
  • Can I show graphs in the visual abstract?
    Yes and no. Here’s the thing — we advise against the use of graphs as they can be a turnoff to the layperson. With that said, if your target audience is exclusively scientists, we can include one simple graph in your animation.
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