Motion graphics for Yuta Yamaguchi's short doc about the Japanese jazz trio Groovin' Girls.
The film premiered at SXSW as part of the Austin Film Society's 2017 Shortcase and has since played in other festivals nation-wide.
Role: Art direction, design, animation for title and graphics sequences
If you're curious to see how the opening plays in the film, with audio, you can view the trailer on the director's website!
I had so much fun coming up with creative visuals to represent the musicians' physical journey, as well as the passage of time throughout which their careers separately blossomed.
The color palette is rooted in the cover of their latest album Ruby Road (scroll down for link). Below are some GIFs of the motion graphics pieces from the film.