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

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 joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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