Most people know Kew Gardens as home of the world's largest living plant collection but are not aware that it is also the location of an internationally important botanical research and educational institution. Going beyond the gardens as we know them, Lonelyleap produced two films for 2012's Tropical Extravaganza Festival which showcase the behind the scenes work of Kew's scientists whilst also exploring two of the festival's themes, Earth and Air.
The first in the series explores the importance of fungi to all plants and ultimately all life on Earth through several members of the Mycology Department committed to the conservation and exploration of fungi.
When the Frame.io team contacted me about animating a teaser promo for their new software updates, I was completely thrilled to help out. I am a pretty committed user of their platform already, and always look forward to their improvements. Plus they make cool videos!
I got to work directly with CEO Emery Wells and designer Zahir Ramos to craft something sexy but with clear storytelling, that shows off the new changes and gets other users excited about the upgrades.