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11:24 min 17. November 2014

Memory 2.0 - Dugan O'Neal/Wilson Bethel (Prototype)

a narrative film in English

A tale of love lost in the distant future where people relive their fondest memories with virtual reality. Everything spins out of control for our Hero as the lines between reality and the virtual memories begin to blur.

PROTOTYPE is a competition targeted to sci-fi, action, and effects-driven filmmakers that awards eight finalists funding and tools to make their short films. The eight Prototype finalists were awarded $20,000 each to shoot their own short films. One of these filmmakers will win the ultimate Grand Prize - a film deal with New Regency Productions to develop their short onto a feature film.

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04:40 min 20. October 2015

How a few scientists transformed the way we think about disease - Tien Nguyen

a lecture in English

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-a-few-scientists-transformed-the-way-we-think-about-disease-tien-nguyen

This video was created with support from the U.S. Office of Research Integrity: http://ori.hhs.gov.

For several centuries, people though diseases were caused by wandering clouds of poisonous vapor. We now know that this theory is pretty ridiculous, and that diseases are caused by specific bacteria. But how did we get to this new idea of germ theory? Tien Nguyen describes the work of several scientists who discredited a widely accepted theory in a way that was beneficial to human health.

Lesson by Tien Nguyen, animation by Brandon Denmark.

07:35 min 14. July 2015

Detroit, 2029

a narrative film in English

Detroit, 2029 is a thoughtlog from former military operator Tony Demayo, whose combat footage capturing Detroit's invasion became the 21st century’s Zapruder film.

Film by Neil Harvey, 2015.
Rep: Scott Glassgold, IAM Entertainment

12:35 min 12. January 2012

One Square Mile of Earth

a narrative film in English

A rabbit, a frog, a bear, a goat, a hippopotamus, and a squirrel walk into a bar... and have some very human interactions involving an unwritten novel, romantic miscommunications, and an unbalanced friendship. Deadpan delivery and offbeat anthropomorphism contribute to the wry humor of this film by Jeff Drew and the Pajama Men.

06:28 min 10. February 2015

The Maestro

a narrative film in English

Winner Creative Short CreaTV The Creatives Awards 2016
Official Selection to Pictoclik Women in Cinema Film Festival 2015
Official Selection to Walnut Creek International Short Film Festival 2015
Official Selection to Bay Area Shorts Film Festival 2015
Winner of Award of Merit San Francisco Film Awards 2015
Official Selection to Top Shorts Film Festival 2015

A woman at a cross road in her life finds direction by listening to her neighbors music.

Written and Directed.........Dave Bundtzen


Anna................................Molly Ratermann
The Maestro....................Tony Sommers,
Narrator...........................Kymberli Colbourne
Piano Teacher.................Debbie Neigher


Associate Producer................Tony Sommers
Director of Photography.........Isiah Flores
Music......................................Benjamin Goldman
Art Director.............................Rachel Dagdagan
Make up Artist........................Stephanie Hancock
Wardrobe Supervisor.............Elena Nommensen
Assistant Art Director.............Bryan Dean
Assistant Camera/ Grip..........Mike Maguire
Assistant Camera/ Grip..........Jack Vu
Sound Design.........................Catherine Hontos
Sound Design.........................Jonah Hontos
Storyboard Artist.....................Dimitri Kourouniotis

The Maestro soundtrack available on iTunes here https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/maestro-original-motion-picture/id984490130

07:19 min 17. October 2014

Behind the Mic: The Science of Talking with Computers

a lecture in English

Language. Easy for humans to understand (most of the time), but not so easy for computers. This is a short film about speech recognition, language understanding, neural nets, and using our voices to communicate with the technology around us.

06:35 min 6. November 2012


a narrative film in English

Two scientists grapple with reality while watching the dream of their final subject.

Directed by: Ian Kammer www.iankammer.com
Screenplay by: Garrison Kammer & Ian Kammer
Story by: Garrison Kammer
Cast: Adriano Aragon, Charlie Capen & Justin Sloane
Original Music: Garrison Kammer
Cinematography: Justin Gurnari
Editing: Ian Kammer & John X. Carey
Assistant Directors: John X. Carey & William Hemminger
Script Supervisor: Kendrick Kellawan
Set Construction:David Beglin
Dream Machine Logo Design: Eric Wallace
Sound Mixer: Ben Lazarus
Boom Operator: Jerry Fernandez

1st AC: Shauna Brown
2nd AC: Joseph Neal & T.J. Tamayo
Gaffer: Jake Kramer
Key Grip: Kiel Greenfield
Grips: Erik Anderson, Johnny Ngo, Timmy Ngo, Armen Perian, Francis Pollara & Mike Reyes
Costumer: Megan Mack
Colorist: Charlie Tucker
PAs: Emmanuel Donate, Bradford Lynn & Katy Malone

Many Thanks: Chris Crawford, Douglas J. Eboch , Cydna Halverson, Rustam Hasanov, William Hemminger, Corey Johnsen, Gregory Kammer, Albert Kodagolian, Ross LaManna, Aaron Lindquist, Ted Marcus, Erin Mikesell, Joshua Patterson, Bradd Saunders, Joe Vidaurreta, Eric Wallace , Nicholas Weidner, Jon Allis

© Ian Kammer 2012

07:31 min 25. May 2011

Once It Started It Could Not End Otherwise

a narrative film in English

ONCE IT STARTED IT COULD NOT END OTHERWISE (Kelly Sears | Houston, Texas | 7 min.)
Part disaster film, part Freudian animation, Once It Started… bears witness to a series of absurd and horrible disasters that strike an American high school, eerily mirroring larger political and social markers of the recent past. Supported by the Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund. kellysears.com

Playing at Rooftop Films on Thurs. May 26

08:57 min 27. January 2014

43,000 Feet

a narrative film in English

When statistician John Wilkins is sucked out of a plane at 43000 feet, he calculates that he has exactly 3 minutes and 48 seconds before he hits the ground.

Director: Campbell Hooper
Producers: Heather Lee, Amber Easby
Director of Photography: Andrew Stroud
Writer: Matthew Harris
Exec. Producers: Rob Sarkies, Vicky Pope
Sales Agent: NZ Film

with Dylan Pharazyn as John Wilkins

This short was funded by the New Zealand Film Commission.


08:00 min 24. August 2014

"Nobody Can Deny" a 48 hour film project

a narrative film in English

"Nobody Can Deny" was created for the Dallas 48 hour film project (2014)

Audience Award Favorite
Best Picture runner-up
Best Directing
Best Acting (Sarah Adams)

Required Elements:
Genre - Romance
Character - Jill Henlopen an assistant
Prop - Box
Line of Dialogue - "I wish I had an answer for you'

Father Sleep - "A Dream I Didn't Have"
Inara George - "Q"

16:02 min 14. March 2010


a narrative film in English

This is a short film that was directed by the French animation collective H5, François Alaux, Hervé de Crécy + Ludovic Houplain. It was presented at the Cannes Film Festival 2009. It opened the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and won a 2010 academy award under the category of animated short.

In this film there are two pieces of licensed music, in the beginning and in the end. All the other music and sound design are original. The opening track (Dean Martin "Good Morning Life") and closing track (The Ink Spots "I don't want to send the world on fire") songs are licensed pre-existing tracks. All original music and sound design is by, human (www.humanworldwide.com)

22:21 min 24. May 2013

Depression is a disease of civilization: Stephen Ilardi at TEDxEmory

a talk in English

Dr. Stephen Ilardi is a professor of clinical psychology and the author of The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression Without Drugs. He earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Duke University in 1995, and has since served on the faculties of the University of Colorado and (presently) the University of Kansas. The author of over 40 professional articles on mental illness, Dr. Ilardi is a nationally recognized expert on depression. His work has been honored by the American Psychological Association's prestigious Blau Award for early career contributions to the field, and his research on the neuroscience of depression has been funded by the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH).

Dr. Ilardi has also received several major teaching awards in recognition of his dynamic, engaging classroom presence. Recently, he was selected from a pool of over 2,000 instructors as the recipient of the school's highest instructional honor, the HOPE Award for teaching excellence. He also maintains an active clinical practice, and has treated several hundred depressed patients over the course of his career. Dr. Ilardi lives in Lawrence, Kansas with his wife, Maria and daughter, Abby.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

04:32 min 19. April 2011

Love Sick (Short Film)

a narrative film in English

Check out my latest short film YOUNG AMERICANS at https://youtu.be/5UcVVBXqj7Y or on my channel. Thanks guys!

'Love Sick' Awards and Festivals:
WINNER - Fringe Film Festival 2011 - Grand Jury Prize
WINNER - Fear No Film 2011 - Utah Short Film of the Year
WINNER - CityWeekly Artys 2011 - Reader's Choice Award
WINNER - Salt Lake Comedy Festival 2012 - Best Actor - Josh Cameron
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Action on Film Festival 2011
OFFICIAL SELECTION - HollyShorts Film Festival 2011
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Who Likes Short Shorts Festival Spring 2011
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Film-Sharing Festival (Germany)

Written, Directed and Edited by Kevin Lacy, Starring Josh Cameron, Tatum Langton, Heather Maughn, Kristina Reese, Tristan Phillips, Music Composed and Performed by Randin Graves http://www.randingraves.com, Cinematography by Austin James Green. Produced by Shannalee Otanez, Special Thanks to Michelle Lacy, Diane Beam and Pepper's Pitas, and the SLCPD for being oblivious to the fact that we were shooting this.

03:45 min 9. January 2014

Can Plants Think?

a lecture in English

Plants may be more intelligent than you and I!
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02:42 min 16. January 2009

The T-Mobile Dance

a commercial in English

Watch the moment Liverpool Street Station danced to create this special T-Mobile Advert.

Life's for sharing.

17:20 min 29. September 2014

How Can We Cultivate Gratitude in Schools?

a talk in English

Giacomo Bono, Ph.D., is an adjunct professor at California State University, Fullerton, and studies positive youth development with an emphasis on prosocial behavior and relationships.