January 18, 2024 \ Geoff Birmingham
Smiles 2023

Smiles 2023

  We share with you our 2023 Smiles Video, a "tradition" that started in 2010. Back then, I was spinning through some footage towards the end of the year, noticed quite a few happy faces, and decided to piece the shots together into a short video. Folks enjoyed watching, and so, every January, we collect the laughs, smiles, and goofing around from the previous year to create a montage of happiness. Here...

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November 9, 2023 \ Geoff Birmingham
Fundraising videos for Rosie’s Place

Fundraising videos for Rosie’s Place

Rosie's Place hired us again to create a series of videos for their "Funny Women...Serious Business" fundraising luncheon.  Rosie's Place offers women emergency shelter and meals, as well as a food pantry, ESOL classes, legal assistance, wellness care, one-on-one support, housing and job search services, and community outreach.

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October 10, 2023 \ Rachel Jellinek
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: 75th Anniversary Video Series

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: 75th Anniversary Video Series

We partnered with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on a video project in celebration of its 75th anniversary. From multiple days of filming and over 300 pages of transcripts, we crafted a series of videos on a variety of themes, including advances in patient care, community initiatives, the importance of mentorship, and research and discovery.

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January 24, 2023 \ Geoff Birmingham
Smiles 2022

Smiles 2022

  For any of you who have viewed past versions of our Smiles Video, you may remember the story of its origin, but I’ll repeat it anyway for those who don’t know it. In December of 2010, I was doing some archival clean-up with our video files. I came across lots of smiling, happy faces from the various clients we’d had throughout 2010. So I put together a montage. Even though it was a lot of fun and folks...

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December 8, 2022 \ Geoff Birmingham
Recent Client: Rosie’s Place

Recent Client: Rosie’s Place

Rosie's Place is a multi-service community center that offers women emergency shelter and meals, and so much more: a food pantry, ESOL classes, legal assistance, wellness care, one-on-one support, housing and job search services, and community outreach. Women will find support, opportunity and the tools they need to make a new start. Rosie's Place offers a safe haven for LGBTQIA+ women and overnight...

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October 12, 2022 \ Rachel Jellinek
love is respect: A National Resource for Young Adults

love is respect: A National Resource for Young Adults

We were proud to produce this animation in collaboration with Open Pixel Studios, another certified woman-owned business. A project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline, love is respect offers 24/7 information, support, and advocacy to young people between the ages of 13 and 26 who have questions or concerns about their romantic relationships.  love is respect provides comprehensive education...

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September 13, 2022 \ Geoff Birmingham
New Hope: Supporting those affected by domestic and sexual violence

New Hope: Supporting those affected by domestic and sexual violence

    We were proud to produce multiple capital campaign videos for New Hope.  New Hope works throughout South-Central and Southeastern Massachusetts, offering support to individuals who have been affected by domestic and sexual violence. Its services include crisis intervention, violence prevention, life transition, and self-sufficiency opportunities, while promoting behavioral...

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January 13, 2022 \ Geoff Birmingham
Smiles 2021

Smiles 2021

  2021 felt like something of an extension of 2020. Happiness can take a hit or two, but it always survives. Our clients last year gave us plenty of joy, and this is a tribute to them. These Smiles videos started a few years ago and, for us at least, we can't help smiling when we watch them. Hopefully it's the same for you! Important note: In last year's version, I spoke to the question...

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January 29, 2021 \ Geoff Birmingham
Smiles 2020

Smiles 2020

Last year was lousy, and the beginning of this year hasn't been a lot better. Still, mixed in with all the difficulties, there have been moments of joy. In 2010, on a whim we created our first "Smiles" video - a short montage of happy faces, compiled from a year's worth of footage. It's been an annual post for the last few years (see below for videos from past years). If you need a little shot...

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August 4, 2020 \ Rachel Jellinek
Video: North Shore Community College and the value of community colleges

Video: North Shore Community College and the value of community colleges

Reflection Films has been fortunate to work with a variety of clients in the higher education space, including two community colleges: MassBay Community College and North Shore Community College. For the latter, we were asked to produce two 15-second animations that highlight the value of a community college education from the perspective of a traditional student and a student who attends a bit later...

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