This is part one (the opening) of a two part short film commissioned by TEDxSMU for their 2009 conference. It's purpose is to lead attendees to a state of being where they are open to having their minds blown by a full day of innovation and profundity.

Be sure to watch part 2

TED is an amazing organization with a simple mission of bettering the world through a communion of open minds and big ideas. We are honored to have been hired to create this film. To learn more about TED (And watch some incredible "TED Talks"), visit TED.COM.

Creative / Production / Direction / Editing / Grading / and Titles by Sneaky Giants

Shot on the Canon 5D Mark II

Edited in Final Cut Pro

Graded in Color

Titles in After Effects

Music by The Calm Blue Sea

Audio Mixing by Palantir Soundworks

Additional Mixing and Mastering by Barry Welch of Ross Recordings


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