ERGO MARS (trailer) Director: TNP Labs / Inspired by: Naveen Jain & Peter Diamandis / 2015 / 2 mins. TNP Labs is teaming up with Bourne Identity director Doug Liman to make the definitive film on today's commercial space pioneers, such as Elon Musk, Peter Diamandis, and Naveen Jain. This short idea film is a teaser of what’s to come.
ACCEPTANCE Director: Michael Davie / Inspired by: Kelly Corrigan / 2015 / 10 mins. Acceptance - what author Kelly Corrigan describes as "the Mount Everest of human emotions" - is also one of the hardest emotions to describe. This short film tells the story of acceptance through a series of micro stories that detail different peoples' struggles to cope with everything from eating disorders to gender identity to physical deformity.
BITCOIN Director: Jesse Dylan / Inspired by: Julian Assange / 2015 / 2:30 mins. Jesse Dylan's short film explores the disruptive potential of Bitcoin - the most interesting intellectual development online in the last 5 years.
DRAW MY LIFE: CASEY NEISTAT Director: Casey Neistat / 2015 / 13 mins. As part of The Harbers Storytelling project, Youtube star and filmmaker Casey Neistat shares how storytelling changed his life.
RICHARD SAUL WURMAN: THE ARCHITECT OF IDEAS Directors: Tom Scott & Daniel Honan / 2014 / 11 mins. As an architect, cartographer, graphic designer, TED creator, publisher, and author of 83 books, Richard Saul Wurman has had a lifetime of distilling information into ideas, a career of making the complex become clear.
SHIRT Director: Aaron Neu & Daniel Honan / Inspired by: Elisa New / 2014 / 5 mins. A visualization of Robert Pinsky’s poem “Shirt” featuring readings from Pinsky, Herbie Hancock, Nas, Kate Burton, and others. This project is a collaboration with Elisa New, professor of American Literatureat Harvard University. This film premiered at last year’s Nantucket Project and was featured in The New Yorker.
RECLAIM DEMOCRACY Director: Eugene Jarecki / Inspired by: Larry Lessig / 2014 / 6 mins. Larry Lessig's MayDay Super PAC is funding candidates who have pledged to support campaign finance reform. Lessig is not attempting to change the system overnight. Instead he hopes to translate limited electoral success into a movement. This film has been viewed more than 4 million times online.
AIMLESS LOVE 2 Director: Daniel Honan & Aaron Neu / Inspired by: Elisa New & Billy Collins / 2015 / 2 mins. This is an sensorial interpretation of the poem Aimless Love by Billy Collins.