Host Jason Silva and Deception Specialist Apollo Robbins team up with some of the world’s foremost neuroscientists to get inside your head and show you what’s going on in there.
We used over 1600 rubics cubes, 3000 binder clips, 2000 paperclips, and 300 yards of string to create this revealing show open. The artist, Brusspup, needed over 4 days to hang the cubes in the just the right position.
This behind the scenes piece reveals how a great team of creative collaborators put together the Brain Games show open. No special effects were used to create this illusion!
Special thanks to the folks at National Geographic for making this behind the scenes piece.
What does a butcher do when she gets home from a long day of work? Makes a steak and drinks bourbon of course!
This spot features butcher Sara Bigelow of the Meat Hook in Brooklyn, NY. It was shot on both the Canon 5D and 7D.
Brooklyn bike manufacturer, Thomas Callahan, describes his process for making a one of kind bike by hand.
Press: This short piece has been featured on Mercedes Benz online magazine MB!, Fixed Gear TV, Core77, Trackosaurusrex, and countless blogs.
A compilation of work from Food Network and Cooking Channel. It features select clips from Alex's Day Off, 5 Ingredient Fix, and Kelsey's Essentials.
This Emmy® award winning documentary tells the story of one of the strangest, most intriguing, and yet almost unknown episodes in American history. On the night of the presidential election in 1876, a gang of counterfeiters out of Chicago attempted to steal the entombed embalmed body of Abraham Lincoln and hold it for ransom.
This clip features unique 3D animation. Studio MacBeth worked with period photographs of Lincoln to recreate the fateful trip to the Ford Theatre.
Alex Elman shows us her unique gift for tasting wines.
A short documentary about the infamous Atlantic Avenue Tunnel.
This opening title sequence features Alex Guarnaschelli of Butter Restaurant and The Darby in New York City.
It's a bitter winter day in 1968 when two best friends set out across a field. Fresh from boot camp, Randy is days away from Vietnam when Bailey agrees to go hunting, hoping to mend their estrangement. A story of friendship and lost trust, this evocative chamber piece also tells a bigger tale - of a time, a place, and a nation.
Festivals and Awards: Aspen Shorts Fest, USA Film Festival (Texas Filmmaker Award) Palm Springs Film Festival; Montreal Film Festival. Memphis IndieFest (Best Short Film).
As an official photographer for FEMA, Andrea Booher had unprecedented access to the operations at Ground Zero. Over a period of two and a half months, she took thousands of photos, recording as much contact information as she could. As the tenth anniversary of the attacks approached, she set out to find some of those subjects, and hear their stories.
This dramatic story of how a "New York Times" reporter helped Castro come to power offers illuminating insight into the fraught history of Cuban-American relations and the precarious balance between truth and myth.
Over the last decade Trey has directed dozens of television series and four feature length documentaries. Some of his clients include History Channel, Discovery, NBC, ABC, A&E, Bravo, Food Network, and Cooking Channel. In 2005, Trey was awarded the Texas Filmmaker Award at the Academy Award Qualifying USA Film Festival for his short film “Raccoon.” The short was selected to several of the top festivals in the world: Aspen ShortsFest, Montreal International Film Festival, and Palm Springs Film Festival, received the award for Best Short Film at the Memphis IndieFest and was acquired for distribution by the Film Festival Collection.
In 2009 Trey directed the documentary Stealing Lincoln's Body for the History Channel. It aired to critical acclaim on Lincoln's 200th birthday and was awarded an Emmy in 2010. His second feature documentary, The Real Face of Jesus, aired in the spring of 2010 and was nominated for a 2011 History Makers Award for Best Historical Drama Production.
In addition to documentaries and commercials, Trey has directed over 100 episodes of television. He series produced and directed three seasons of Alex's Day Off, which was a nominee for the 2010 James Beard Award for Best In-Studio Television Program along with Top Chef. He directed the second season of Brain Games for National Geographic Television. Currently, Trey is in pre-production on his first feature film, Lost in the Sun. The film stars Josh Duhamel (Transformers/Safe Haven), Josh Wiggins (Hellion), and Lynn Collins (X-Men Origins: Wolverine/City Island) will be shot in his home state of Texas.
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