When Google wanted to map the Khumbu region in the foothills of Mount Everest, Nepal, they came to Lonelyleap to help craft a story around the vibrant culture that defines the region. Bolstered by the support of two dedicated NGOs - StoryCycle and The Apa Sherpa Foundation - we captured the pulse of the Sherpa people and the sublime beauty of the Himalayan mountains they call home.
A series of six films produced for BBC World News that takes a look at the pioneering individuals and teams pushing the frontiers of science and technology. We examine the cutting edge innovations whilst reflecting on the personal motivation and dedication required to create such trailblazing work.
Transforming a dilapidated church into a pop-up cinema over the duration of 1 day, we turned a shoot into an authentic gathering of Picturehouse employees and 100 of its members. Lonelyleap worked with the staff and public to capture the essence of a Picturehouse cinema; reaching beyond bricks and mortar and out into the communities it serves.
How can you wonder about the potential of our future if you don’t first realise how incredible our World is today?
The ongoing Future Impossible series reflects on the work of Bell Labs - exploring not only the people and inventions that have shaped our world today, but also the amazing possibilities that lie ahead in our future.
In December 2012 we came across a box with an inscription that simply read “Films”. Inside were 89 reels of Super-8mm film dating from the early 1980s. It was the work of a man named Richard Enstone.
We produced a series of 9 branded content films for BP to highlight their relationship with their sponsored athletes and their association with the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. To promote the films we proactively developed a 60 second teaser to drive audiences to the content online and further the reach of the campaign.
Photography is Rog Walker's most organic form of communication. His work creates an intimate and heartfelt glimpse into the lives of his subjects and their environments. In partnership with VSCO, Lonelyleap made the following mini-documentary about his incredible work.
Since we knew how to point and speak, our knowledge of plants has constantly expanded - but there’s a problem. We keep this expanding data stored in botanical journals within academic libraries. So why isn’t there one place to go for anyone to access this collective knowledge? Maybe then we could speed up how we implement the endless benefits of plants around the world.
In collaboration with Gear Patrol, we produced a film that celebrates the speed, skill and power of the Ferrari 458 Italia through the team of engineering masters that lies behind the supercar.