Boston – Aframe, the developer of a web-based video production platform, announced it has raised $7 million in its first round of venture capital, which was led by Octopus Investments and Eden Ventures, with participation by Northstar Ventures.

Operational in the U.K. since November 2010, Aframe has over 50 customers including the BBC, MTV, Giant Film & Television, Thumbs Up, Zig Zag Productions, Shine Group and others.

The company’s web-based platform offers a shared space for any people who work with moving images. Using Aframe, producers can plan, create content, collaborate, store, edit, distribute and make footage searchable.

The company just opened its U.S. headquarters in Boston.

This article was also published in New England Tech Wire.

Related links:

Aframe blog post – Today is a Big Day for us

Aframe – press release