1. Heart In A Box | Debbie Chesebro, Josh Kurz & Shane Winter

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    HEART IN A BOX is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. View more Semifinalist films at https://vimeo.com/groups/focusforwardfilms/albums/6362. Heart In A Box explores the Organ Care System that revolutionizes heart transplantation by keeping the heart warm and beating during transportation from donor to recipient. Directors – Debbie Chesebro, Josh Kurz & Shane Winter  DJST Productions   Amy K. Albin Senior Public Information Officer, UCLA Health Sciences Media Relations   Dr. Abbas Ardehali, M.D., F.A.C.S Professor of Surgery and Medicine, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery William E. Conner Chair in Cardiothoracic Transplantation Director, UCLA Heart, Lung, and Heart-Lung Transplant Programs Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery, GLA VA Healthcare System Neal Beswick  Vice President of Global Marketing, TransMedics    Andrew W. Chan Son of William Chan Videographer    William "Willie" Chan Heart Transplant Recipient    Camille Coleman  Assistant to Dr. Abbas Ardehali Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery    Amanda Kowalski  Videographer    Tia Marshall  Consultant  Roxanne Moster  Director, UCLA Health Sciences Media Relations    ADDITIONAL THANKS  The Chan Family TransMedics  Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery   DJST Production Debbie Chesebro  Josh Kurz  Shane Winter

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    • Bones Don't Lie and Don't Forget | Kim Munsamy

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      BONES DON'T LIE AND DON'T FORGET is the 4th place Winner in the $200,000 GE/FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. Watch the winners at http://www.focusforwardfilms.com/winners. After 2 decades the Forensic Anthropology Foundation of Guatemala (FAFG) remains dedicated to the work of listening to bones that "don't lie and don't forget", telling their stories in tribunal spaces, to their families who have waited decades to lay to rest their loved ones and to a country in which the past is always present. The afterlife of the conflict demands that the living communicate with those who have passed away in order to pursue justice and re-member a complex and fragmented history. FAFG's work demands us to not only revisit history, but to interrogate it, to reopen chapters perhaps deemed closed or "resolved", and to name, one by one, the thousands who were detained and disappeared during the internal armed conflict in Guatemala. Director: Kim Munsamy Producer: Sebastián Porras Saenz Music: Horacio Lua Editing: Kim Munsamy Videographer: Kim Munsamy & Carla Molina Sound Mix: Joel Blues Sound assistant: Alejandro Poroj Abac

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      • CASTOR IS FRENCH FOR BEAVER | Carling Acthim & Lana Mauro

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        CASTOR IS FRENCH FOR BEAVER is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. View more Semifinalist films at https://vimeo.com/groups/focusforwardfilms/albums/6362. Multidisciplinary design firm, Castor is known for recontextualizing discarded materials. Three of their most iconic designs are lights repurposed from items most people intend for the trash - the Tube Light from used fluorescent tube lamps; the Tank Light from expired fire extinguishers; the Invisible Chandelier from piles of assorted burnt out light bulbs - all of which are the subject of this film, CASTOR IS FRENCH FOR BEAVER. We meet and observe the team of Castor’s small Toronto operation - first fabricator Darryl Mahoney on his journey to pull together the pieces that make up the Tank Light, followed by partner Kei Ng's description of how a seemingly ugly item has beauty in a restored context and finally Brian Richer, founding partner and principal designer, who explains the philosophy behind finding new use in the most un-reusable items on the planet. Produced + Directed by: Carling Acthim + Lana Mauro Cinematographer: Max Chin Additional Filming by: Amos LeBlanc Story Editor: Adrienne Reid Edited by: Pete O’Hara Sound Recorder: Finlay Brainwaite Sound Mixer: Andy Fench Original Score: James Shaw Graphics: Carolyn Atyeo

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        • The Mechanical Animal | Leveler Media

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          THE MECHANICAL ANIMAL is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. View more Semifinalist films at https://vimeo.com/groups/focusforwardfilms/albums/6362. Temple University biologist Tonia Hsieh explains how she uses the unlikely combination of lizards and high speed cameras to advance the field of robotics. Produced by Leveler Media, Philadelphia PA DP: Benjamin Webb, Patrick Blake Editor: Ben Lieberman Featuring: Tonia Hsieh, Hsieh Lab Staff, Temple University Additional Camera: Andrew Quitmeyer, Multi-Agent Robotic and Systems Lab, Georgia Tech Robotics: Aaron Johnson, Dan Koditscheck, University of Pennsylvania Music: Podington Bear, Lee Rosevere, Broke for Free

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          • Palesa's Fruit | Lara Cunha

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            PALESA'S FRUIT is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. View more Semifinalist films at https://vimeo.com/groups/focusforwardfilms/albums/6362. Palesa's Fruit is a story about a young South African girl who discovers the nuts of discarded Marula fruit can be used as charcoal. This renewable energy source could prove revolutionary for her rural community. Producer & Director: Lara Cunha Assistant Director: Legend Manqele Camera Operator: Yuliy Fisuneko Editor: Greg Cattell Sound: Sfiso Buthelezi Final Mix & Music Composer: Nic Roos

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            • MINDDRIVE | Linda Buchner

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              MINDDRIVE is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. View more Semifinalist films at https://vimeo.com/groups/focusforwardfilms/albums/6362. High school students are the innovators of our future. Every student has the "capacity" but not all have the "opportunity". MINDDRIVE takes a group of at-risk students, pairs them with professional mentors, and together they create innovative electric vehicles that are not only beautifully designed but also dramatically efficient. Director: Cara Myers, Vespera Films Editor/Post-Production, Cara Myers, Vespera Films Music: Andrew Oye, Direct Composer  Producer: Linda Buchner   Director of Photography/Gaffer on Interview with Bob Berkebile: Anthony Ladesich Grip: Bryce Young  Other footage was provided by Mentors Tom Strongman, Rick Wheaton & students of MINDDRIVE

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              • Just Jack | Linda Peters

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                JUST JACK is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. It has also been recognized as an Audience Favorite. View more Semifinalist films at https://vimeo.com/groups/focusforwardfilms/albums/6362. At 15 yrs old, Jack Andraka discovered an early detection for Pancreatic Cancer that is cheaper and faster than today's standards. Check him out: He's not your average teenager...He's just Jack. Director/Editor/DP Linda Peters Writer/Producer Carly Salaman 2nd Camera Jason Krangel Sound Karina Costantin Animator Steve Sullivan Music “John Mayer” & “Quiet Kissing” by Andrew Shapiro in arrangement with Airbox Music Publishing, Brooklyn NY.

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                • Driving the Electric Green | Luka Čurčić

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                  DRIVING THE ELECTRIC GREEN is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. View more Semifinalist films at https://vimeo.com/groups/focusforwardfilms/albums/6362. While big car companies have struggled for years now to make electric cars faster and more powerful, young innovator has outdone them all and made the fastest electric sports car. His name is Mate Rimac and he has done it in his own garage.

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                  • A Glacier in the Desert | Marco Della Coletta & Zoe D'Amaro

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                    A GLACIER IN THE DESERT is a Finalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. Watch more finalist films at http://focusforwardfilms.com/finalists. Dutch artist Ap Verheggen is determined to inspire people to respond to climate change in a creative and innovative way. Is the idea of building a glacier in the desert so crazy after all? A film by Marco Della Coletta and Zoe D'Amaro with Ap Verheggen and Jan Alkemade Produced by Godmother Films Main photography by Jonathan Massey Additional Footage by Svebor Kranjc and Hessel Waalewijn Edited by Marco Della Coletta Music by ElectRick

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                    • Re-Imagined Spaces | Bao Nguyen

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                      RE-IMAGINED SPACES is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. View more Semifinalist films at https://vimeo.com/groups/focusforwardfilms/albums/6362. A look into how David Belt and his company MACRO SEA are changing the way we look at spaces. Director/Producer: Bao Nguyen Cinematography: Bao Nguyen, Caleb Heller Editing: Bao Nguyen, Pilar Haile-Damato Music: David Osit Additional footage provided by Macro Sea, Buddy Coan Special Thanks: David Belt, Rebecca Birmingham, Macro Sea, Linh Truong

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