Learn About Us

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Who we are

What we do is make videos and digital content for clients, but who we are is a small team of visual storytellers. We’re curious about your organization, what you’re great at, and what sets you apart.

Forgive us in advance if we ask a lot of questions — it’s how we make great content.

Our team has spent the past decade learning about organizations of all shapes, sizes and functions. Our passion is taking your message and shaping it into marketing content that takes you to a whole new level.

Meet Us

Gregor Knell

CEO / Co-founder

Phil Heusser

President / Co-founder

Temris Ridge

Production Director / Creative Lead

Barbara Lasic

Director of Partnerships

Ash Davis

Senior Project Manager

Makenzie Smith

Project Manager

Fer Pérez-Arrúe


Pedro Mafra


Jelica Kutlesa

Brand Developer

Lisa Maeda

Production Assistant

How we work

At Motifmotion, our video production department is designed to deliver top notch videos, in a wide range of styles, and at varying degrees of complexity. To meet these needs, we’ve organized our production department in a very specific way.

The first half of our production department is our home team.

Our creative leads, production coordinators, client and project managers, and a few of our talented artists. This team coordinates productions and guides the messaging of content — both visually and narratively. The collective skillset of our home team allows us to create powerful content within real world production constraints. You know…deadlines, budgets, brand guidelines, and target audiences!

The second half of our production department is our expansive, global network of skilled creatives. These are our storyboard artists, voiceover actors, illustrators, animators, sound design artists, videographers, writers, actors and more. For every production, we assemble a custom team of creatives that best align with the particular needs and end goals of the project.

Over the better part of a decade, we’ve developed long lasting and deep ties with our contractors.

Want to explore a project with us?

We’re always happy to brainstorm, no matter the stage. Reach out!

What’s in a name?

Motifs are images, ideas, sounds and stories that are used time and time again, to convey messages that resonate with the human condition. They help us construct meaning, form beliefs, and build narratives.

Motion represents the dynamic nature of our work. Through motion, interactivity, and dynamic design, our work stimulates the brain and helps the eyeball track unfolding stories.

Put together, Motifmotion is both a name and a mission. We combine classic and visual storytelling techniques with movement, creating a world before our viewers’ eyes.

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Visual Storyteller Production Values

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Content is king

It’s always about the message. Whether it’s a video, website, an application or an interactive communication piece, the message informs every decision we make. This includes how we approach market targeting, design and development, tone, and execution.

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Presentation is part of the product

While the message itself is the most critical consideration, how it’s packaged and presented is key to ensuring the audience understands and processes it. People want experience when they learn.

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Context is crucial

Where, when, why, how, and other surrounding circumstances impact how well the idea is perceived and received by viewers.

By the Numbers

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Videos produced over the past 12 months

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Clients have been helped

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Years of experience

Barbara Lasic

Director of Partnerships

Ready to Get Started?

You can contact us in a few different ways:

We’ll work with you to understand your objectives, how we can provide assistance and outline the next steps.

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    Ready to Get Started?

    Barbara Lasic

    Director of Partnerships

    Fill out a contact form, or set up a pow-wow with Barbara, our Director of Partnerships. Reach out at Barbara@motifmotion.com or call us at (202) 455-4355.

    We’ll set up an initial consultation to discuss your project in detail, understand your objectives, and outline the next steps.

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