Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Animation  |  Healthcare Marketing  |  C4D  |  After Effects  |  Photoshop


This 3D medical animation describes the basic anatomy and blood flow through a normal heart. It then explains the various birth defects that characterize left hypoplastic heart syndrome, and gives common treatment options and procedures.

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  • All work performed on this animation was done by Joshua Bird unless specified otherwise. The term 'work' indicates original storyboarding, concepting, modeling, animating, lighting, texturing, post production and compositing using Adobe After Effects and Quicktime Pro 7 includes color correction, special effects, labeling, audio, and video compression.
  • The script for this animation was provided by the writers at Nucleus Medical Media.
  • External and internal gross anatomy models such as human body and organ structures were purchased from Zygote, but the textures where modified as necessary.
  • Labels and label animations were modified for final production by Erin Frederikson.
  • 0:13 - 0:20 Original animation of beating heart and breathing lungs by Nucleus Medical Media, but modified to fit within a baby by Joshua Bird.
  • 3:25 Baby posed by Erin Frederikson.
  • 4:35 Baby posed by Erin Frederikson.
  • 5:12 Child posed by Eric Small.
  • Worked performed on this animation was done under the employment of Nucleus Medical Media. Copyright © Nucleus Medical Media