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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.

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

08:00 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"

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

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)

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.

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.

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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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.

08:36 min 15. June 2013


a narrative film in English

Love is forever binding.

See the making of here: https://vimeo.com/79995628

Directed by John Robson.
Starring Denise Xavier, Nick Denbeigh, and Abdel Karim Ali.
Produced by Paul Pianezza.
Original Score by Fab Martini. fabmartini.com/


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.

19:23 min 8. January 2012

Jack and the Dustbowl

a narrative film in English

Whitestone Motion Pictures proudly presents ‘Jack and the Dustbowl’, a short film about overcoming adversity and making the impossible, possible.

Jack Spriggs, a poor dust bowl farmer from Alabama, is determined to keep his family’s land. Set during the Great Depression, record heat waves and over-farming have turned the once fertile soil into worthless dust. Refusing to become a victim of his circumstances, Jack embraces his surroundings and digs in. Jack’s tenacious spirit and ingenuity will either keep his family together or he'll lose everything trying.

This film is handcrafted by the artisans of Whitestone Motion Pictures.


Behind the Scenes

The Soundtrack

Twitter: @whitestonemp

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

02:15 min 2. June 2015

A Perfect Storm

a narrative film in English

O’Neill big wave surfer Mark Mathews talks about his great love which exposes to be someone else in the end.
Andreas Roth seeks to describe the emotions, the mindset and the never ending passion of a surfer to the ocean.

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