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"Nova ScienceNow" How Does the Brain Work? (TV Episode 2011) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Michael Bicks ... (segment "Artificial Intelligence")
Sarah Holt ... (segment "Artificial Intelligence")
Terri Randall ... (segment "Magic and the Brain")
Joshua Seftel ... (segments "Mind Control", "Profile: David Eagleman")

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Michael Bicks ... (story) (segment "Artificial Intelligence")
Sarah Holt ... (telescript) (segment "Artificial Intelligence")
Alex Liu ... (contributing writer)
Terri Randall ... (segment) (segment "Magic and the Brain")
Joshua Seftel ... (segment) (segment "Mind Control")
Joshua Seftel ... (segment) (segment "Profile: David Eagleman")
Jesse Sweet ... (segment) (segment "David Eagleman") (uncredited)
Jesse Sweet ... (segment) (segment "Mind Control") (uncredited)

Cast  

Jose-Manuel Alonso ...
Himself - State University of New York
Hannah Bosley ...
Herself - Synesthete
...
Himself - MIT
Emily Burdett ...
Herself - Synesthete
David Eagleman ...
Himself - Neuroscientist
David Ferrucci ...
Himself - IBM Research
Mark George ...
Himself - Medical University of South Carolina
David Gondek ...
Himself - IBM Research
...
Himself - Magician
Mac King ...
Himself - Magician
Angela Lin ...
Herself - Synesthete
Stephen Macknik ...
Himself - Barrow Neurological Institute
Susana Martínez-Conde ...
Herself - Barrow Neurological Institute
Alvaro Pascual-Leone ...
Himself - Harvard Medical School
Apollo Robbins ...
Himself - Magician
...
Himself - Correspondent
Rebecca Saxe ...
Herself - MIT
...
Himself - Magician
Steffie Tomson ...
Herself - Research Assistant
...
Don Vaughn ...
Himself - Research Assistant
Jacob Ward ...
Himself
Jake Ward ...
Himself - Correspondent
Joseph Zerr ...
Himself - Synesthete

Produced by 

Paula Apsell ... senior executive producer (as Paula S. Apsell)
Michael Bicks ... producer (segment "Artificial Intelligence")
Laurie Cahalane ... coordinating producer
Patrick Carey ... associate producer
Julia Cort ... senior editorial producer
Julie Crawford ... associate producer
Samuel Fine ... executive producer
Sarah Holt ... producer (segment "Artificial Intelligence")
Joey David Jovanovich ... supervising producer
Sharon Kay ... field producer
Fran Laks ... associate producer
Vincent Liota ... senior series producer
Tobey List ... associate producer
Lisa Mirowitz ... senior producer
Terri Randall ... producer (segment "Magic and the Brain")
Pamela Rosenstein ... development producer
Joshua Seftel ... producer (segments "Mind Control", "Profile: David Eagleman")
Howard B. Swartz ... executive producer
Jesse Sweet ... producer (segments "Mind Control", "Profile: David Eagleman")
Stephen Sweigart ... supervising producer
Melanie Wallace ... senior series producer
Laura Willcox ... associate producer

Music by 

Rob Morsberger

Film Editing by 

Jedd Ehrmann ... (segment "Magic and the Brain")
Sarah Holt ... (segment "Artificial Intelligence")
Oliver Lief ... (segment "Mind Control")
Dan Madden ... (segment "Profile: David Eagleman")

Production Management 

Nathan Gunner ... post-production manager
Jonathan Loewald ... production manager
Regina O'Toole ... post-production supervisor
Michael Reichman ... line producer

Art Department 

Spencer Anderson ... prop maker
Hanna Bonner ... illustrator
Brian Edgerton ... graphic designer
Jon Hayward ... designer
Tyler Howe ... senior designer
Cassandra Sell ... designer

Sound Department 

Dungeon Beach ... sound recordist
Adam Brown ... sound recordist
John Cameron ... sound recordist
Mario Cardenas ... sound recordist
Bill Cavanaugh ... sound mixer
Jonathan Gaynor ... sound recordist
Richard Harris ... sound recordist
Tim Korn ... sound recordist
Charlie Macarone ... sound recordist
John Osborne ... sound
Matt Radlauer ... sound recordist

Camera and Electrical Department 

Steve Baum ... camera operator
Austin De Besche ... camera operator
Allen Dewey ... camera operator
Joseph Friedman ... camera operator
Stephen McCarthy ... camera operator
Harry Ycaza ... lighting technician

Animation Department 

Steve Benjamin ... animator
Rob Chapman ... animator
Michael Hickman ... animator
Anthony Kraus ... animator
Yunsik Noh ... animator
Mark Schornak ... animator

Editorial Department 

Michael H. Amundson ... post-production on-line editor
Patrick Carey ... post-production assistant
David Chmura ... colorist / senior editor
Darcy Forlenza ... editorial assistant / post-production assistant
Spencer Gentry ... post-production on-line editor
Alex Kreuter ... post-production assistant
David Levin ... assistant editor
Susan K. Lewis ... senior editor
Rebecca Nieto ... post-production editor
Melissa Salpietra ... assistant editor
Neil deGrasse Tyson ... executive editor
Rachel VanCott ... editorial assistant

Music Department 

Ray Loring ... music theme
John Luker ... music theme
Rob Morsberger ... music theme
Walter Werzowa ... music theme

Other crew 

Lauren Aguirre ... media director
Kristine Allington ... project coordinator
Kate Becker ... researcher
Emma Blumstein ... production assistant
Linda Callahan ... production coordinator
Eileen Campion ... publicist
John DeCarli ... production assistant
Candace Dunlap ... consultant
Linzy Emery ... compliance manager
Sarah Erlandson ... paralegal
Janice Flood ... talent relations
Reen Gibb ... consultant
Ryan Haarer ... production assistant
Ivan Hadingham ... senior science editor
Ethan Herberman ... consultant
Scott Kardel ... talent relations
Sharon Kay ... senior researcher
Alan Kwan ... developer
Karen Laverty ... publicist
Hollington Lee ... consultant
Ben Livermore ... developer
Jonathan Loewald ... business manager
Victoria Louie ... publicist
James Melvin ... production assistant
Lisa Mirowitz ... project director
Ryan Murdock ... production assistant
Alan Ritsko ... managing director
Susan Rosen ... legal counsel
Maxine Rosenberg ... consultant
Steve Sears ... marketing
Aaron Shebah ... production assistant
Karinna Sjo-Gaber ... publicist
Kristen Sommerhalter ... administrator
Elizabeth Stachow ... personal assistant
Joseph P. Tracy ... business manager
Shelby Whittet ... production assistant

Thanks 

Minnie Dobbins ... special thanks
Andy Fillmore ... special thanks
Megan Fink ... special thanks
Teresa Garner ... special thanks
Graciela Gutierrez ... special thanks
Jennifer Hirsch ... special thanks
Kelly Lawman ... special thanks
Luis Martinez ... special thanks
Peter Mundy ... special thanks
Ali Najafian ... special thanks
Stephen Shore ... special thanks
Dan Simons ... special thanks
Elaine Westman ... special thanks
Mimi Wyche ... special thanks

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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