Pioneer cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg joined us on November 22, 2020 for our Second Sunday Event focusing on “Gratitude”. Here is his segment which includes a screening of his short film “Gratitude” followed by a live discussion with host Josh Adler about how we may discover our own journey to gratitude.
Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director, and producer who has spent his notable career providing breathtaking imagery using his time-lapse, high-speed, and macro cinematography techniques. Schwartzberg is a visual artist who breaks barriers, connects with audiences, and tells stories that celebrate life and reveal the mysteries and wisdom of nature, people, and places. Louie’s theatrical releases include the 3D IMAX film Mysteries of the Unseen World, Wings of Life for Disney Nature, narrated by Meryl Streep, with his most recent Fantastic Fungi, now available online and across all on-demand platforms. The film achieved a 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes as well as the #1 documentary on iTunes! His TED talks have over 60 million views on YouTube and his Moving art series on Netflix is in season three. Schwartzberg’s Visual Healing is an offering of unique high-definition, immersive films that seamlessly bring nature and technology together to deliver positive physical, emotional, and psychological benefits. The Visual Healing program is used to transform spaces in spas, lobbies, private suites, conference spaces, hospitals, and sports and recreation facilities into life-like natural environments. Visual Healing programs are currently being used in healthcare at UCSD, The Center for Brain Health at The University of Texas at Dallas, as well as numerous luxury hotels, spas, and galleries. For Schwartzberg, the greatest satisfaction is creating works that inspire audiences to celebrate Life and protect what we love.