Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director, and producer whose notable career spans more than four decades providing breathtaking imagery using his time-lapse, high-speed, and macro cinematography techniques.

Louie’s theatrical releases include Fantastic Fungi (narrated by Brie Larson); the 3D IMAX film, Mysteries of the Unseen World (National Geographic/narrated by Forest Whitaker); the theatrical feature, Wings of Life (Disneynature/narrated by Meryl Streep); and America’s Heart and Soul (Walt Disney Studios). His ride-film, Soarin’ Around the World, is shown for one of Disney Theme Parks’ most popular attractions worldwide.

The Filmmaking Team

Kirt Eftekhar | Area 23a


Annie Wilkes


Lisbeth Scott


Alan Wain

Co-Editor and Co-writer

Regina Scully

Executive Producer

The Cast

Brother David

Brother David Steindl-Rast

Lynne Twist

Dr. Deepak Chopra

Dr. Jack Kornfield

Norman Lear

Dr. Christine Carter


Dr. Michael Beckwith

Jason Silva

Film Advisory Board

Dr. Bob Bilder

Distinguished Professor UCLA College of Life Science Psychology

Dr. Christine Carter

Senior Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center.

Dr. James Doty

Director of the Center of Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, Stanford University

Dr. Malynn Utzinger

Co-founder of Usona Institute

Dr. Dacher Keltner

Co-Director of the Greater Good Science Center

Jack Kornfield, Ph.D

Co-founder of Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Dr. Adam Gazzaley

Executive Director of Neuroscape, University of California, San Francisco