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 CREW Director, Producer, Editor: Francesco Paciocco, Cinematography: Will Atherton, Megan Jolly, Francesco Paciocco Music: Luke Atencio, Marmoset, Tracey Chattaway, Steven Gutheinz Sound Design & Mixing: Jeff Seelye Colorist: Sam Gursky Artwork: Greg Dunn, photographed by Will Drinker FEATURING Alan Watts Barack Obama Thomas R. Insel MD io/index.shtml Sebastian Seung PhD ml Cecilia Abadie Joel Murphy & Conor Russomanno Russell Hanson PhD & Jason Fuller Arthur Caplan PhD /caplaa01 Lydia Fazzio MD Raymond Kurzweil Paul Begley Nick Bostrom PhD Peter R. Breggin MD MADE POSSIBILE WITH THE WORK OF AutoNOMOS Labs Bastien Didier & David Guez BrainGate Cicret Deisseroth Lab, Stanford University Dr. Kavian Shahi Emotiv Inc. Eric Mika EyeBorg EyeWire Fitbit Google Glass Imperial Tissue Bank, Imperial College London (Professor Steve Gentleman, Dr. Ilaria Bravi) Lichtman Lab, Harvard University Martin Kelly Max Planck Institute for Medical Research (Moritz Helmstaedter, Winfried Denk) Mike Vella ory/profile.php?vellamike NASA SensoMotoric Instruments Takao Someya Group, University of Tokyo TED The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory .asp The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Yong Zhang and Richard Huganir) The Smith Laboratory, Stanford University ithlab_Home.html The White House Wellcome Collection Wyss Institute, Harvard Biodesign Lab at Havard University 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