Depression: From bloodletting to wearable technologies

Mental health, Animation, Research, Digital Arts, Collaboration

Our understanding depression has changed dramatically throughout the years, and new ways to track symptoms are emerging. From bloodletting practices to wearable technologies and mobile phones, follow the evolution of perceptions of depression and its treatment.
This film created for the BRC in the Community, written, narrated and directed by Alina Ivan. Alina works on the RADAR-CNS research study at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King's College London. I worked on the art and animation of the film.

Year: 2020
Location: London, United Kingdom
Collaborators: Alina Ivan, Wimperis
Duration: 3 months
Tools used: Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro
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