Team & Credits

Actor

Actor (voice of Sapiens)

Production Team

Director, Writer, Cinematographer
Co-Producer
Co-Producer
Rohan Chitrakar
Cinematographer
François-Paul Aïche
Composer and Pianist
Darius Fisher
Visual Effects Artist
3D Animator
3D Animator
Cinematographer
Associate Producer

Film Experts

Brian Swimme, Ph.D.
Cosmologist
Dayna Baumeister, Ph.D.
Co-Founder - Biomimicry 3.8
Stephen R. Kellert
Yale University - Social Ecology Scholar
Duane Elgin, M.B.A
NASA Consultant and Social Scientist
Psychiatrist
Evon Peter
Indigenous Leader
Andy Lipkis
Founder of TreePeople
Jay Harman
Biomimicry Inventor
Elisabet Sahtouris, Ph.D.
Evolutionary Biologist
Julian Walker
Mind-Body Healer
 Philip Barr, MD
Integrative Medicine
Integrative Medicine

Experts / Interviewees

Dayna Baumeister, PhD
Brian Swimme, PhD
Andy Lipkis
Philip Barr, MD
Duane Elgin
Stephen R. Kellert, PhD
Evon Peter
Jean Shinoda Bolen, MD
Jay Harman
Elisabet Sahtouris, PhD
Julian Walker
Alex Zaphiris, MD
Dayna Baumeister, PhD
Brian Swimme, PhD
Andy Lipkis
Philip Barr, MD
Duane Elgin
Stephen R. Kellert, PhD
Evon Peter
Jean Shinoda Bolen, MD
Jay Harman
Elisabet Sahtouris, PhD
Julian Walker
Alex Zaphiris, MD

Cast

Demi Jiova
Jason Her
Terrance Murphy
Tyler Cook
Dillion Skelton
Krista Tiffin
Ariel “Ace” Klein
Maria Holloway
Danielli Amorim
Cassandra Vega
Paola Florencio Castilho
Sonia C. Murcia Tinoco
Jorge Correa Da Silva
Ranya Jaber
Kylie Shapiro
Diego Joseff
Nina Patrick
Angelina M. Alvarez
Clint Interiano
Kyla Kikkawa
Kassidy Fong
Dylan Fong
Oliver Shand
Brianna Butler
Zach Allen
Kaylee Brown
Elijah Ahmadi
Cassidy Arabe
Betty Seaman
Bo Bentele
Dean Rand
Jeff McNutt
Laura Riding
Hugh Rose
Alfonso Carlos
Jaco Geldenhuys
India Boostani
Ellia Boostani
Giles H. Bullshields
Marek Probosz
José Romero
Olga Bolotina
Josafa Da Conceição
Richard Moors
Rinan Lavati
Patrícia Renata Azeredo
Karel Curras
Emma Amelia Curras
Sarah Marie Curras
Eriberto Almeida Jr.
Giovanna Camargo S. de Almeida
Ameenah Kaplan
Lizette Padilla
Eduardo de Almeida Rokab
Agnes Almeida
Ilka Urbach
Guilherme Woltzenlogel Campos
Ana Carolina da Silva de Souza
Marcos A. da Silva Moreira
Rayanne C. da Silva Nunes
Uriel Franaso C. Messias
Malu
Raquel Kel A. Santos
Rafael Fonseca Silveira
Martha Crawford
Carmen Tavares C.A.
Suellen Romani
Sonia M. Brochado Pimentel
João Sancho Filho
Matthew Murray
Angie Vega
Bruce Nuno
Lindsay Garcia
Max Cunningham
Stella Prichard
Ray Clement
Gabriella Garcias
Pasquale Garcias
Claudemir Pereira das Graças
Namakula Musoke
Fernando Barone
Candance Camcron
Amy Ndiaye
Jennifer Brennan
Richard Brennan
Parisa Soultani
Ian Deleporte
Michelle Bagnato
Jorge Nuno
Sayra Escobedo
Levi Castaneda
Valdécio De Olivera Nunes
Jay Smith
Scientist in hazmat suit; behind digital glass
Anxious office worker
Stressed man in city time lapse
Rock climber
Digital kid; water fight kid
Digital kid; water fight kid
Business man with tablet
Business woman lost in mobile device
Yogi in natural pool; poster woman
Girl in white dress in forest; sick girl in bed
Early human
Early human
Agrarian ancestor
Digital kid
Digital kid
Digital kid
Digital kid
Digital kid; water fight kid
Digital kid
Digital kid
Digital kid
Digital kid
Digital kid
Digital kid
Digital kid
Digital kid
Digital kid
Digital kid
Woman w/ children by fire
Everglades researcher
Man on boat under waterfall
Diver / biologist
Diver / biologist
Man riding boat
Farmer carressing bull
Rescuer w/ leopard, caressed by baboon
Girl playing with sister in woods
Girl playing with sister in woods
Indigenous dancer
Scientist inspired by Morpho butterfly
Teen w/ tablet in sunlight
Runner in the woods
Meditator
Ocean swimmer
Sun-bather; meditator
Sun-bather; meditator
Dad with toddler in the ocean
Toddler w/ dad in ocean; w/ mom on grass
Mom playing with toddler on grass
Dad at beach with little girl
Toddler at beach with dad; observing beetle
Woman running on beach
Sick girl’s mother, grieving 9/11 woman
Baby bathed by mother
Mother bathing baby
Woman in herb garden
Toddler w/ dad- farmer’s market
Kid eating watermellon
Kid eating watermellon
Kid eating watermellon
Kid eating watermellon
Toddler eating salad; with dad on river rock
Mom w/ running toddler
Dad w/ running toddler
Woman in redwood forest
Woman recovering from surgery
Nurse
Woman at Rio coffee shop
Man at Rio coffee shop
Man in redwood forest
Kid in edible schoolyard
Kid in edible schoolyard
Kid in edible schoolyard
Kid playing in autumn forest
Kid playing in autumn forest
Kid playing in autumn forest
Girl on swing, in kayak
Boy on swing
Man sliding down waterfall
Woman hugging girlfriend
Man walking on river rocks; diving
Mother swinging and kissing child
Young scientist caressing tree
Photographer on boat
Man with binoculars on boat
Scientist in redwood forest
Scientist in redwood forest
TreePeople - tree planting leader
TreePeople volunteer
TreePeople volunteer
Young man on galloping horse
Farmer cutting coffee plant
Diver connecting w/ “Frank,” the morray
Line Producers
Kerri Thomas (Hawaii)
Kristin Tieche (San Francisco)
Roberto Rokab (Alaska)
Luciana Pereira Protásio (Rio de Janeiro)
Celso Woltzenlogel (Vassouras, Brazil)
Jennifer Ingle (Los Angeles)
Marko Sanginetto (South Florida)
Guy Nockels (Namibia)
Additional Cinematographers
Rob Sweeney
Wes Malkin
Gerry Daniel Velazquez
Casting Director
Maria O’Driscoll
Science Advisors
Dayna Baumeister, PhD
Peter Vukusic, PhD
Linda Eremita - TreePeople
Advisory Board
Holly Mosher
Carole Dean
Sheila Laffey
Creative Consultants
Holly Mosher
Julia Padawer
Additional Script Consultants
Tamra Raven
Aaron Steinberg
Researchers
Neila Columbo
Adam Salkin
Roma Sur
Production Coordinator
Lucy Engelman
Additional Camera Operators
Kristin Tieche
Luca Chiari
Trevor Tobi (behind the scenes)
Assistant Camera
Scott O’Neill
Alessandro R. Leão
Gaffers
Gareth Taylor
Jeff Noble
Jason Goodhue
Dan Schmeltzer
Gerry Polinsky
Alessandro R. Leão
Grips
Trevor Tobie
Michael Spurling Jr.
Safety Supervisor / Rigging Grip
Bob Gaines
Sound Recordists
Celso Bulgatti
Daniel Scuffle
Aaron Muncy
Patrick Selvage
Gabriel Vidauri
Jeff Hayash
Jib Operator
Victor Pancerev
Teleprompter
Robin Comey
Studio Teachers
Helen Karagozian
Margaret Quigley
Storyboard Artist
Alberto Verdeja
Make-up Artists
Eric F. Aber-Athar
Juliana Monteiro
Security
Egnaldo Nunes
Production Assistants
Califia Suntree
Eva Kolesko
Janie Woodward
Daniel Ast
Tricia Ben-Davies
Ali Naqvi
Chris Menown
Chris Golley
Leandro Marques
Nicole Delgado
Assistants to the Producer
Lauren Lillie
Eyoälha Baker
Lucy Engelman
Wildlife & Nature Guides
Eric Berlow
Jeremia Amutenya
Gottfriedt Apollus
Driver
Dehork Luis Buonocore Batista
Digital Intermediate
Prehistoric Digital, Santa Monica, CA
Colorist
Kevin Cannon
DI Producer
William Adashek
Online Editor
Josef Sipkins
Time Lapse Editors
Todd Segal
Assistant Editor
Patrick Owens
Digital Imaging Technician
Henry Ledesma
Re-recording Mixer
Michael Perricone C.A.S.
Supervisor Sound Editor
Jeremy Grody
Sound Designers
Dan Kremer
Claes Nystrom
Aaron Steinberg
Sound Mixers
Aaron Steinberg
Jeremy Grody
Isai Espinoza
Trailer Composer & Singer
Lisbeth Scott
Still Photographers
Eriberto Almeida Jr.
Roberto Rokab
Marilee Frazier Koch
Mark Diamond
Poster Art & Graphic Design
Marcus Alonso
Social Media Strategists
Leah Lamb
Joyce Liu Countryman
Julia Walsh
Social Media Specialists
Patrick Owens
Ilan Behar
Tamra Raven
Website Developers
Marcus Alonso
Steve Tchorzewski
Fundraising Consultant
Morrie Warshawski
Fundraising Events MC
Stel Fine
Events Coordinators
Sarah Helene
Annete Delgiglio
Lauren Lillie
Solange Zelman
Events Catering
Barbara Powers
Karl’s Catering
Outreach Producers
Matthew Chandler
Shelly Ericksen
Maggie Jane Cech
Theatrical Coordinator
Amy Segal
Kelly Soule
Coordinator
Jenny Ishammar
Outreach Researchers
Emma Piper-Burket
Faith Eselé
Allison Erica Wolf
Claire Hard
Jenny Ishammar
Outreach Consultant
Caitlin Boyle
Distribution Strategist
Peter Broderick
Additional Distribution Consultants
Jon Reiss
Mitch Levine

 

Very Special Thanks

Sonia Rokab
Patrick Rokab
Roberto Rokab
Annete Delgiglio
Ricardo Delgiglio
Joëlle Rouchou
Henrique da Fonte Filho
Mauro Contaldi
Maria O’Driscoll
Maria Walker
Hanna Levinson
Francine Demers
Suzanne K. Gazda
Stephen Hobbs
Celso Woltzenlogel
Alícia Woltzenlogel
Constanza Woltzenlogel
Luiz Roberto Soares Londres
Joana Reis Antunes Pereira
Norma Delgiglio
Jeff Golfman
Indra Radhaishun
David Langer
Holly Mosher
Ravi Shah
Jonna Ross
Jeff Golfman
Susan Cross
Fandra Chang
Emily Meyers
Marlo Ehrlich
Paul Lane
Jean Shinoda Bolen
Robert Sullivan
Cindy Sheffield
Lauralyn Bunn
Earl Katz
Marge Tabankin
Harold Linde
Sarah Helene
Eileen Cunningham
Andreas Gilb
Elaine Souda
Ricardo Malaguti
Danielli Amorin
Stel Fine
Michael Wasserman
Daniel & Susan Gottlieb
Guita Wasserstein
Rachel Higham
Lanis Loveday Chidel
Lisa Boyle
Sheila Laffey
Alex Zaphiris
Jeffrey Scheuer
Brian Clay
Jan Pylar
Mathew Hart
Solange Zelman
Robyn Symon
Ivy Swanes
David Navarro
Rose Dunn
Terrence McNally
John Rochford
Albert Mizrahi
Marea Bishop
Gail Adamitis
The Thompson-Dyer Family
Roberto Schaechter
Philippe Rouchou
Jennifer Miller
Christine Huerter
Bruce Beddoe
Deborah McNeils
Dayna Dunbar
Celia Alário
Robert Baldwin
James Woo
Janine Littrell
Sonny Flink
Diane Elliott

More Special Thanks

Amparo Lage
Liliane Spector
Agnes Almeida
Cristiane Camargo
Juliana Camargo S. de Almeida
Connie Vasquez
Harold W. Becker
Alana Lea
John Cygan
Tibor Ébner
Tahdi Blackstone
Susan Haralson
Steve Kaye
Ruth Schaefer
Simon Cheung
Feather Goodwin
Shannon Aikman
Shamini Dhana
Sayra Escobedo
Roger L. Hammer
Robert Caruso
Pourang Kakouei
Paul Slabaugh
P. Matthew Boydanouteh
Nestor Lao
Nancy Beverly
Morrie Warshawski
Mike Clark
Caleb Cindano
Jaco Geldenhuys
Marea Bishop
M. D. Wallace
Lindsey Miller
Matthew Judd
Mt San Antonio College (MtSac)
Awakening Earth
California Film Commission
Santa Monica Public Library
Mill Valley Parks & Recreation
Harnas Wildlife Foundation
Yale University
Clínica São Vicente
Chris Palmer
Chip Rosenbloom
Tim Hoefer
Jim Stewart
Litiara Gehlen
Raoni Ozolins
Michael Bass
Jo Cobbett
Brian Krauter
Maurice Vandeput
Diana Gould
James Cope
Mary Fleming
Robert Engelman
Colleen Cordes
Dave Becker
Danielle Succes
Laser Chreem
Linda Emerson
Terri Rainier
Jorge Nuno
Dale Walkonen
Ranger Gilbertson
Sarah Nean Bruce
Marilee Frazier Koch
Robert Koch
Richard O’Connor
Merryl Butcher
Karel Curras
Steve Hasenberg
Cynthia Lazaroff
Christine Li
Hollis O’Hara
David Fine
Harriette Fine
Alan Fine
Central Park Conservancy
Malibu Film Office
Kenneth Hahn Park
City of Santa Monica
Bank of America
Film L.A., Inc.

Even More Special Thanks

Ken Miller
David Sobel
Marc Bekoff
Jorge Farah Elias
Zoran Knezevic
Jennifer Simpson
Jennifer Kendall
Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert
Margaret Lovell
Heather Littell
Bruce Littell
Karen Everett
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Santos de Almeida
Elizabeth Dolson
Katheryn Trenshaw
Barnaby Cook
Kenny Ausubel
Nina Simons
Atossa Soltani
Barbara Hightower
Ana Lúcia B. de Azevedo
Carmen Dorrschük
Amy Rolnick
Amy Barnes
Allan Leonhardsen
Amber-Rose Mercer
Molly & Wendy Stephan
Chaim Patrick Benhamou
Carlos & Wendy Pagan
Sterling T. Royston
Miguel Gandara
Andres Chopin
Julio Simon
Erica Delgado
Edgar Rodriguez
Jennifer Jackson
Cesar Perez
Troy Hanser
George Hall
Bob Silvestri
Rick & Jen Brennan
Arleen Lewis
Edda Cimino
Lorri Hollander
Hector Jimenez
Leila Hipólito
Laura Kidd
Debby Miller
Tina Amorok
Tim Foresman
Jilann Spitzmiller
Bets Snyder
Gloria Phillips
Monique Taylor
Valerie Madden
Susanne Schafer
Wanda Webster
Arleen Moran
Theresa & Richard Bush
Angela Maria Silva Moreira
Molly Stephan
Elisabeth Ann Taylor
Jean Larson
Casual Films
Richard Ohlrogge
Maria Elena Letona
Luey Anderson
Maria Florio
Brooke Wescott
Diana Adrianzen
Bryan Chick
Jessenia Tafoya
Johnathan Galandez
Azucena Amador
Dario Vazquez
Melyssa Mendoza
Mark Gordon
Giovanni Rosales
Liita Naukushy
Mark Cairney
Eliot Ivanhoe
David Luboff
Toby Davis
Peter Kreitler
Michelle Souda
Gladys Souda
Cynthia Rucryst
Ben Henretig
Dan Nyberg
Adrienne Prince
Howard Band
Donna Phillips
Mariluce de Souza
Juana Torres
George GalazD

This Film was shot at the following locations

UNITED STATES
 
California
Los Angeles
Santa Monica
Malibu-Point Dume
Los Olivos
San Francisco
San Rafael
Mill Valley
Muir Woods National Monument
Alaska
Prince William Sound
Katmai National Park
Anchorage
Seward
Florida
Miami & Beaches
Jonathan Dickison Park
Everglades National Park
New York
New York City
Conneticut
New Haven
Hawaii
Hilo Forest Reserve
Kailua-Kona
BRAZIL
 
State of Rio de Janeiro
City of Rio de Janeiro
Corrêas
Vassouras
Visconde de Mauá
Minas Gerais
Maromba
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Virgin Gorda
NAMIBIA
Etosha National Park
Sossusvlei - Namib Desert
Omaheke

Production Services in Namibia provided by Namib Films

Equipment Rental

Midtown Video
HD Camera Rentals
Shantimarg Pictures
Wooden Nickel Lighting
Barefoot Lighting

Stock Footage

NASA
DVIDS- Austronaut Animation:
Animator: Dana Berry - Producer: Michael D. McClare
Video and Imagery by Getty Images
Video and Imagery by istockphoto
Helinews
Oberon Zell Ravenhe
Casual Films

Corporate Sponsor

Credit Agricole

Fiscal Sponsor

From the Heart Productions

Sponsors - Miami Fundraising Event

Annete & Ricardo Delgiglio
Roberto Rokab
Lori Hollander
Linda Wakeman
Uhma Spa
Karl’s Catering
Karel Curras
Elena Van Campan
Florida Keys Dive Center
Eriberto Almeida
Mark Diamond

Sponsors - Los Angeles Fundraising Event

The G2 Gallery
Creative Chakra
Green Bliss Eco-Spa
Pacific Rim Winery
Fitzpatrick Winery
Playa Viva Resort
Lotusland
Native Foods
Frog’s Leap
Frey Vineyards

Music

“Voices From The Past” (Club Mix)
Performed by Ginkgo Garden.
Composed by Eddy F. Mueller.
Courtesy of Sequoia Records/Earth Vision Music
Some scenes were filmed under controlled conditions
The incidental use of trademarks is for expressive artistic purposes only and is not meant in any way to suggest an association, endorsement or sponsorship of this motion picture