1. The Invisible Bicycle Helmet | Fredrik Gertten


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    12.6M Plays / / 345 Comments

    “If people say it’s impossible we have to prove them wrong.” Design students Anna and Terese took on a giant challenge as an exam project. Something no one had done before. If they could swing it, it would for sure be revolutionary. The bicycle is a tool to change the world. If we use bikes AND travel safe: Life will be better for all. Join the conversation and tweet #InvsHelmet to have your tweet featured on the GE FOCUS FORWARD website. Go to http://focusforwardfilms.com/films/49/ to see the discussion. Check out more films in the GE FOCUS FORWARD series at vimeo.com/focusforwardfilms. Produced by WG Film with the support of The Swedish Film Institute - Film commissioner Andra Lasmanis. DIRECTOR: Fredrik Gertten PRODUCER: Margarete Jangård and Elin Kamlert ASSISTANT PRODUCER: Lina Bertilsson CAST: Anna Haupt, Terese Alstin CAMERA: Marek Wieser SOUND RECORDIST:Emma Svensson BOOM OPERATOR: Emma Thorsander EDITOR: Klaus De León Heinecke COMPOSER: Chris Maxwell & Philip Hernandez a.k.a Elegant Too COLORIST: Jörgen Persson SOUND DESIGN: Tobias Lilja SUBTITLES: Ingrid Eng POST PRODUCTION:Emma Svensson THANKS TO Hövding Rasmus Thaarup CMP – Copenhagen Malmö Port cinelan presents THE INVISIBLE BICYCLE HELMET.

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    • The Innovation of Loneliness


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      What is the connection between Social Networks and Being Lonely? Quoting the words of Sherry Turkle from her TED talk - Connected, But Alone. (http://www.ted.com/talks/sherry_turkle_alone_together.html) Also Based on Dr. Yair Amichai-Hamburgers hebrew article -The Invention of Loneliness. Script, Design & Animation: Shimi Cohen Translation to Portuguese: Letícia Dabés (vimeo.com/leticiatranslation //leticiadabes@gmail.com) Translation to French: Marie-Caroline Braud (http://mariecarolinetranslation.jimdo.com/) Final Project at Shenkar College of Engineering and Design.

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      • Mine Kafon | Callum Cooper


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        MINE KAFON is a 5th place Winner in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. Watch the winners at http://www.focusforwardfilms.com/winners. A short documentary portrait on a designer who has created a low cost solution to landmine clearance. Check out his website: massoudhassani.com or for other films by us at Ardent Film Trust: ardentfilm.org DIRECTOR Callum Cooper DOP Michael Latham CAMERA Michael Latham Mahmud Hassani Callum Cooper SLOW MOTION CAMERA Ed Edwards EDITOR Anna Meller COLOR GRADER Chris Teeder SOUND MIXER AND DESIGNER Sandy Milne TITLE DESIGNER Ray O'Meara EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Bobby Kapur PRODUCERS Alicia Brown Michael Latham Callum Cooper THANKS Lucie Kalmar Slowmo High Speed Optimism Films The RNLA explosive ordnance disposal service Copyright Ardent Film Trust 2012

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        • The Super Supercapacitor | Brian Golden Davis


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          THE SUPER SUPERCAPACITOR is a Finalist in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. Learn more about the Competition and GE FOCUS FORWARD at http://focusforwardfilms.com/finalists Ric Kaner set out to find a new way to make graphene, the thinnest and strongest material on earth. What he found was a new way to power the world. FULL CREDITS Director: Brian Golden Davis Producers: David Paul Meyer, Laura Lee, Brian Golden Davis Directors of Photography: Brian Golden Davis, David Paul Meyer Sound: David Paul Meyer Music Performed by: Falling Fall, Snow Flake Symphony - Benjamin Vella & Barney Freeman Mice Music - Ben Stone & John Trudeau Special Thanks: Ric Kaner, Maher El-Kady, Charles Lee

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          • Heart Stop Beating | Jeremiah Zagar


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            Heart Stop Beating is the story of Billy Cohn & Bud Frazier, two visionary doctors from the Texas Heart Institute, who in March of 2011 successfully replaced a dying man's heart with a 'continuous flow' device they developed, proving that life was possible without a pulse or a heart beat. Join the conversation and tweet #heartstopbeating to have your tweet featured on the GE FOCUS FORWARD website. Go to http://www.focusforwardfilms.com/films/9/heart-stop-beating to see the discussion. Check out more films in the GE FOCUS FORWARD series at http://vimeo.com/focusforwardfilms. Herzliya Films DIRECTED BY - Jeremiah Zagar PRODUCED BY - Jeremy Yaches

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            • Izhar cardboard bike project


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              www.cardboardtech.com www.facebook.com/Cardboardtech twitter.com/Cardboardtech A film by: Giora Kariv productions, gigicom77@gmail.com

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              • 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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                • Everything is a Remix Part 3


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                  *** My new series, This is Not a Conspiracy Theory, is now live: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/tinact *** Creativity isn't magic. Part three of this four-part series explores how innovations truly happen. If you'd like to support my work, you can do so here: http://everythingisaremix.info/donate/ And you can send cryptocoins to these addresses: Bitcoin: 17myfkig9gaDHS8HcnUgjwkHntyRohUuZb Litecoin: LbAefJihYQMD4F3Az3EXDqFXNj56mYQCtQ Peercoin: PBe7VYQsKTyoQhvcoMdt5oRzB261PBVQaS Dogecoin: DD5pGYCDxv5BBqzUzDso4fHvGBUPZ6QTFD Buy the music at: http://www.everythingisaremix.info/part-3-soundtrack/ Nelson and Valdez of Wreck and Salvage each produced videos inspired by Part 3. Check 'em out: http://vimeo.com/25379446 http://vimeo.com/25382384 Visit us on the web: http://www.everythingisaremix.info Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/remixeverything Follow us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/everythingisaremix

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                  • Fire With Fire | Ross Kauffman


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                    Who would dare to pit one fatal disease against another… inside the body of an six-year-old patient? The results will shatter all expectations. Join the conversation and tweet #FireWithFire to have your tweet featured on the GE FOCUS FORWARD website. Go to https://www.focusforwardfilms.com/films/72/fire-with-fire to see the discussion. Watch more GE FOCUS FORWARD films at vimeo.com/focusforwardfilms/films. Director Ross Kauffman Producer Robin Honan Executive Producer Xan Parker Director of Photography Naiti Gámez Additional Photography Bud Hayman Sound Giles Khan Sound Mix Eric Milano Production Assistant Nick Darby Best Boy Harry Kauffman Editor Ross Kauffman Assistant Editor Jamie Boyle Animation Jose Fuentes Main Title Design David Soll Online Final Frame Music Jonathan Zalben Special Thanks The Whitehead Family Penn Medicine, Dr. Carl June, Dr. David Porter, Dr. Bruce Levine, Dr. Michael Kalos, Holly Auer Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Dr. Stephan Grupp, Rachel Salis-Silverman Dru DeSantis, Sara Booth, Jeremiah Zagar, Jeremy Yaches, Marilyn Ness, Katy Chevigny, Zoë Keating, Sara Hashim, Addie Kauffman “Optimist” Written and Performed by Zoë Keating © (P) 2010 010101 Muisc [ASCAP] Used by permission, All rights reserved DB PRODUCTIONS RED LIGHT FILMS © 2013 Red Light Films LLC

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                    • The Secret of Trees | Albert Maysles


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                      What do trees know that we don't? 13-year-old inventor Aidan realized that trees use a mathematical formula to gather sunlight in crowded forests. Then he wondered why we don’t collect solar energy in the same way. Join the conversation and tweet #SecretofTrees to have your tweet featured on the GE FOCUS FORWARD website. Go to http://www.focusforwardfilms.com/films/80/the-secrets-of-trees to see the discussion. Watch more GE FOCUS FORWARD films at vimeo.com/focusforwardfilms/films. Director: Albert Maysles Producer: Susan Carragher Associate Producers: Ted Lambert & K.A. Dilday Editor: Rob Hall Camera: Albert Maysles Assistant Camera: Nick Canfield & Nelson Walker Titles: Nol Honig Special Thanks: The Dwyer Family, Dr. Rosamond Kinzler, Senior Director, Dept. of Education at The American Museum of Natural History PopTech

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