Working with Ramaa Mosley’s Adolescent, a company which champions the work of teenage filmmakers, SmartyPants commissioned 14-year-old Lily Eliana Walsh to create a video about the brand.
Lily was born in New York, raised in Los Angeles and began taking photos when she was 11. When she was 12, she moved on to video and that’s where her passion blossomed.
Of her work on the video for SmartyPants, Lily said:
I loved working with the younger kids, even though they didn’t always do what I asked. When working with young kids it is easier to set up scenarios for them to play within and then capture real moments, instead of telling them exactly what movements to do. Whereas working with the people my age, I felt that I could give them a couple little bits of action or inspiration and they would jump ri…