Harvard University


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


Director, Producer, Editor: Francesco Paciocco http://francescopaciocco.com, https://twitter.com/fpaciocco
Cinematography: Will Atherton http://www.willathertonfilms.com, Megan Jolly http://www.meganjolly.com, Francesco Paciocco
Music: Luke Atencio http://lukeatencio.com, Marmoset https://www.marmosetmusic.com, Tracey Chattaway http://www.traceychattaway.com, Steven Gutheinz http://www.stevengutheinz.com
Sound Design & Mixing: Jeff Seelye http://digitaudio.com
Colorist: Sam Gursky http://irvingharvey.com
Artwork: Greg Dunn http://www.gregadunn.com, photographed by Will Drinker http://willdrinker.com


Alan Watts http://alanwatts.com/collections
Barack Obama https://www.barackobama.com
Thomas R. Insel MD http://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/director/bio/index.shtml
Sebastian Seung PhD http://web.mit.edu/~bcs/people/seung.shtml
Cecilia Abadie https://twitter.com/cabadie
Joel Murphy & Conor Russomanno http://www.openbci.com
Russell Hanson PhD & Jason Fuller http://www.brainbackups.com
Arthur Caplan PhD http://www.med.nyu.edu/pophealth/faculty/caplaa01
Lydia Fazzio MD http://www.biohackersnyc.com
Raymond Kurzweil http://www.kurzweilai.net
Paul Begley http://www.paulbegleyprophecy.com
Nick Bostrom PhD http://www.nickbostrom.com
Peter R. Breggin MD http://www.breggin.com


AutoNOMOS Labs http://autonomos-labs.com
Bastien Didier & David Guez
BrainGate http://www.braingate2.org
Cicret http://www.cicret.com
Connectomix http://www.connectomix.com
Deisseroth Lab, Stanford University http://web.stanford.edu/group/dlab
Dr. Kavian Shahi http://www.snamg.com
Emotiv Inc. https://emotiv.com
Eric Mika https://github.com/kitschpatrol
EyeBorg http://eyeborgproject.com
EyeWire https://eyewire.org (animations by Alex Norton https://twitter.com/alexnortn)
Fitbit https://www.fitbit.com
Google Glass https://research.google.com
Imperial Tissue Bank, Imperial College London (Professor Steve Gentleman, Dr. Ilaria Bravi) http://www1.imperial.ac.uk/tissuebank
Lichtman Lab, Harvard University http://lichtmanlab.fas.harvard.edu
Martin Kelly
Max Planck Institute for Medical Research (Moritz Helmstaedter, Winfried Denk) http://www.mpimf-heidelberg.mpg.de/en
Mike Vella http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?vellamike
NASA https://www.nasa.gov
SensoMotoric Instruments http://www.smivision.com/en.html
Takao Someya Group, University of Tokyo http://www.ntech.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en
TED https://www.ted.com
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory http://www.jhuapl.edu/employment/default.asp
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Yong Zhang and Richard Huganir) http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/som
The Smith Laboratory, Stanford University http://smithlab.stanford.edu/Smithlab/Smithlab_Home.html
The White House https://www.whitehouse.gov
Wellcome Collection http://wellcomecollection.org
Wyss Institute, Harvard Biodesign Lab at Harvard University http://wyss.harvard.edu


Sarah Balta
Alesa Blanchard-Nelson
Glenn Farrell
Martha Henson
Holly Story
Amy Robinson
Mark Watts
Jessica Wico
Brain Backups
Mount Sinai Medical Center
NYU School of Medicine


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

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