1. The human brain is the most complex object in the universe. Our understanding of its inner workings has been shrouded in mystery…until now. New technologies are beginning to unlock the brain’s true potential, but at what cost to our humanity? #mastermindfilm

    terramarefilms.com

    CREW

    Director, Producer, Editor: Francesco Paciocco twitter.com/fpaciocco
    Cinematography: Will Atherton willathertonfilms.com, Megan Jolly meganjolly.com, Francesco Paciocco
    Music: Luke Atencio lukeatencio.com, Marmoset marmosetmusic.com, Tracey Chattaway traceychattaway.com, Steven Gutheinz stevengutheinz.com
    Sound Design & Mixing: Jeff Seelye digitaudio.com
    Colorist: Sam Gursky irvingharvey.com
    Artwork: Greg Dunn gregadunn.com, photographed by Will Drinker willdrinker.com

    FEATURING

    Alan Watts alanwatts.com/collections
    Barack Obama barackobama.com
    Thomas R. Insel MD nimh.nih.gov/about/director/bio/index.shtml
    Sebastian Seung PhD web.mit.edu/~bcs/people/seung.shtml
    Cecilia Abadie twitter.com/cabadie
    Joel Murphy & Conor Russomanno openbci.com
    Russell Hanson PhD & Jason Fuller brainbackups.com
    Arthur Caplan PhD med.nyu.edu/pophealth/faculty/caplaa01
    Lydia Fazzio MD biohackersnyc.com
    Raymond Kurzweil kurzweilai.net
    Paul Begley paulbegleyprophecy.com
    Nick Bostrom PhD nickbostrom.com
    Peter R. Breggin MD breggin.com

    MADE POSSIBILE WITH THE WORK OF

    AutoNOMOS Labs autonomos-labs.com
    Bastien Didier & David Guez
    BrainGate braingate2.org
    Cicret cicret.com
    Connectomix connectomix.com
    Deisseroth Lab, Stanford University web.stanford.edu/group/dlab
    Dr. Kavian Shahi snamg.com
    Emotiv Inc. emotiv.com
    Eric Mika github.com/kitschpatrol
    EyeBorg eyeborgproject.com
    EyeWire eyewire.org (animations by Alex Norton twitter.com/alexnortn)
    Fitbit fitbit.com
    Google Glass research.google.com
    Imperial Tissue Bank, Imperial College London (Professor Steve Gentleman, Dr. Ilaria Bravi) .imperial.ac.uk/tissuebank
    Lichtman Lab, Harvard University lichtmanlab.fas.harvard.edu
    Martin Kelly
    Max Planck Institute for Medical Research (Moritz Helmstaedter, Winfried Denk) mpimf-heidelberg.mpg.de/en
    Mike Vella neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?vellamike
    NASA nasa.gov
    SensoMotoric Instruments smivision.com/en.html
    Takao Someya Group, University of Tokyo ntech.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en
    TED ted.com
    The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory jhuapl.edu/employment/default.asp
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Yong Zhang and Richard Huganir) hopkinsmedicine.org/som
    The Smith Laboratory, Stanford University smithlab.stanford.edu/Smithlab/Smithlab_Home.html
    The White House whitehouse.gov
    Wellcome Collection wellcomecollection.org
    Wyss Institute, Harvard Biodesign Lab at Harvard University wyss.harvard.edu

    SPECIAL THANKS

    Sarah Balta
    Alesa Blanchard-Nelson
    Glenn Farrell
    Martha Henson
    Holly Story
    Amy Robinson
    Mark Watts
    Jessica Wico
    Brain Backups
    OpenBCI
    Mount Sinai Medical Center
    NYU School of Medicine

    EQUIPMENT

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (primary camera)
    Canon C300 (secondary camera)
    Panasonic LUMIX G 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH
    Zeiss ZE primes, 35mm and 85mm
    Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L
    Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L
    Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II
    Metabones Canon EF Lens to BMPCC Speed Booster
    Edited with Adobe Premiere Pro, graded with DaVinci Resolve and sound mixed in Avid Pro Tools

    © 2015 Terramare Films, LLC

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