A Time-Lapse Portrait: From Birth to 9 Years Old in 2 Minutes

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Frans Hofmeester filmed his son every week of his life for nine years and then sped up the footage for a mesmerizing fast-forward journey through time. The filmmaker also created a similar video portrait of his daughter Lotte over the first twelve years of her life.

For more work by Frans Hofmeester, visit his Vimeo channel

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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