Recent client collaborations include successful documentary and book launches; motion graphics, digital video series, book trailers, GIFs and event communications; a meditation app; SEO and analytics consultations for author, artist and thought leader platforms, think tanks, digital publications and non-profits.
Into the Night, a documentary by Helen Whitney
Comprehensive communications plan and social media platform build for PBS documentary, broadcast nationally in March 2018. Includes digital strategy, press integration and outreach, event management (IFC Center of New York City, Green-Wood Brooklyn and KQED San Francisco), social media graphics and website expansion.
Matthieu Ricard: Social Media, Book Launches and Events
Comprehensive Digital Strategy, including documentation and social media curation for book tours, meditation talks and events, press coverage. Substantial social media expansion (300%). Training and consultation for Karuna-Shechen.org staff, non-profit established by Matthieu Ricard. Fundraising videos, book trailers, Quote Card series, and Instagram launch of extensive photography collection by Matthieu Ricard.
A Plea for the Animals (2016)
Social media campaign, including book talk at Marble Collegiate Church in conversation Laurie Anderson, and guided meditation with The Path.
Beyond the Self (2017)
Book launch campaign, including live event collaboration with Omega Institute at Symphony Space featuring Richard Gere.
A series of graceful motion graphics featuring stunning original photography and wisdom sayings of Matthieu Ricard.
Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World
Social media and multimedia campaign to expand outreach for release of Matthieu Ricard’s masterwork, Altruism. Coincided with “Altruism” TedTalk; documentation of events including interview with Ariana Huffington at Huffington Post headquarters; talks, presentations and guided meditations at Rubin Museum, NYC; Cathedral of St. John the Divine, NYC; The Path, NYC; and Mind and Life Institute, Cheimsee, Germany.
Imagine Clarity Meditation App
Launch Campaign (2016-17)
Bilingual meditation app produced in collaboration with Matthieu Ricard and Imagine Clarity LLC, based in Finland. Comprehensive content management for website and videos prior to launch; press packet, digital media strategy and outreach; social media campaign (English and French); online community-building; documentation of live events; representing start-up at conferences, including Power and Care, Mind and Life Institute Conference with the Dalai Lama and luminaries, Brussels, Belgium, 2016). Photographs © Matthieu Ricard.
#StreetLovingKindness with Sharon Salzberg
From a series of walking meditation videos produced in collaboration with Baran Strategies. Designed for digital sharing to expand reach of Salzberg’s core teachings on metta or loving kindness to amplify release of her book, Real Love.
The Last Dalai Lama? Documentary by Mickey Lemle
Social media communications and Kickstarter campaign for documentary about HH Dalai Lama. In three weeks, established and developed social media audience; outreach strategy; Kickstarter blog posts; 24/7 messaging to exceed original goal, 170% funded (2015). Follow-up social media campaign for international film tour (2017).
Art Direction: Infographics
Postcards, Post-Sandy infographics on climate change and Superstorm Sandy. Project received a Civic Engagement Grant Award for multimedia online journalism administered by the New School for Public Engagement, funded by the Ford Foundation. Featured at AASHE conference on Sustainability, Nashville, and SXSW.
Ten Steps to Mindfulness - infographic for The Garrison Institute.
Video: Mission Statement
This Garrison Institute mission statement video, produced for its 2017 Insight + Impact Benefit, evokes its core values of Science, Wisdom and Action weaving compelling photography, motion graphics, and music by Zoe Keating and Philip Glass.