Design & Animation: Kari Pieterse & Margaret To
Artwork: Alexis Rockman & Tyler Thrasher
Music & Sound: Habitaat Music
Voiceover: Tyler Thrasher
Production & Social Engagement: Arnelle Lozada
We had the pleasure of working with the artwork by two artists, Alexis Rockman & Tyler Thrasher. Our goal was to bring these ink paintings to life with animation, and create subtle environments for these painted lost species in black and white line illustrations to complement Tyler and the paintings.
This was a unique collaboration as a mixed media animation x live-action narration piece. We worked with Tyler Thrasher and the Re:wild team to provide live action guidance, making sure they were supported in the recording process as the shoot was done remotely. We timed out Tyler's narration and storyboarded the script, keeping in mind the overall goal of showcasing the artists' artwork, with animation as a supporting medium to enhance the storytelling.
We supported Re:wild's Lost Species launch across their social platforms, which continues to spark hope and wonder while celebrating lesser-known lost creatures that are as wonderful as the individuals who go out searching for them. Through our launch video and social campaign, we encourage the audience to help Re:wild support scientific expeditions to find lost species. To learn more about the Lost Species campaign, head to rewild.org/lost-species.