Aug 15, 2014

Cincinnati Murals Take Flight

For the past five weeks I’ve been documenting
Neltner Small Batch and the Artworks team as they bring life to the Cincinnati Brewery District mural. The project is a part of a documentary short film titled Art & Craft.

As a digital film director and editor the choice of what to cut is sometimes difficult but equally as important as what to keep. However, this film had more than its fair share of beautiful clips gracefully falling to the ground and I wasn’t about to let them go to waste. Specifically I had an abundance of visually stunning aerial shots of Cincinnati’s beloved murals. Instead of hoarding this footage for my own personal enjoyment, I decided to turn garbage into gratitude. 

I asked my partner and senior
motion designer Ryan Woolfolk to create some animated typography to express the collective LEAPframe sentiment to an organization that we dearly love, Artworks. With the help of Cincinnati graphic designer Patrick Dewenter, we were able to say thank you in style.

Working in Over The Rhine, we are inspired everyday as we walk to lunch, go to client meetings, and sip at our favorite tap rooms. Although murals make up only a small portion of what Artworks does, they make a huge impact on our daily lives.

At LEAPframe we believe that everything has a story, it’s all in how you frame it. Thanks to our neighbors at Artworks, we know that around every corner in Cincinnati we can find something interesting.

Brandon Faris

Brandon Faris

Film Director