Chicago Motion Graphic Design Tag

Chicago Nonprofit animated explainer video

sharEd for Kids // Animated Explainer

sharEd is a Chicago nonprofit that makes quality learning materials and teacher training affordable in India. Their marketing team contacted us about creating a video that would visually describe what the nonprofit does for kids & schools in India. Based on their goals and content ideas, an animated video seemed like the best way to visually communicate the nonprofit’s message to its online video marketing audience.

Once the scripting phase was complete, we worked with a professional voiceover to track it. The next phase of Video production included animation. In this phase, the voiceover track was combined with music, sound effects, client-supplied home video, and the motion graphics for each scene in the video.

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The Morton Arboretum // Illumination Promo Video


The Morton Arboretum is a 1,700 acre tree museum that is located in Lisle, Illinois. It collects and studies trees, shrubs, and other plants from all around the world and displays them in its property for visitors to enjoy.

During the Winter, the nonprofit decorates their landscape with colorful lights that respond to visitor’s touch and voice. This is the second year they’ve held Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum. To enhance its online marketing campaign, the organization hired us to update its original video with new scenes and experiences from the event. We filmed on the grounds with our DSLR video cameras. We also updated the motion graphics within After Effects to reflect new event dates.

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