Louie Schwartzberg

Director, Producer, and Cinematographer

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. 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 with
National Geographic, narrated by Forest Whitaker; the theatrical feature, Wings of Life for
Disneynature, narrated by Meryl Streep, and America’s Heart and Soul for Walt Disney

He is currently in post production on the feature film, Fantastic Fungi, which explores the
world of mushrooms and mycelium and illustrates how this fascinating organism can
provide sustainable solutions to some of the world’s greatest problems, treating cancer,
Alzheimer’s and PTSD, saving the bees, cleaning the atmosphere, and shifting

Louie has also directed the Soarin’ Around the World; the most popular motion
simulator ride film now playing at Disney Theme Parks globally.
His Moving Art Netflix series, was renewed for a third season and will be premiering in
2019. Designed to inspire, educate and evolve our perspective on the world, each episode
immerses viewers into the natural world, taking viewers on a journey through time and

Louie’s 3 TED talks have gone viral with almost 55 million combined views.
Louie is currently developing Visual Healing, an immersive health & wellness program
maximizing his award-winning body of work to reduce stress and anxiety. Visual Healing
has been piloted at the new billion dollar Jacobs Medical Center at UCSD. It forms part of
the Wellness programs at Post Ranch Big Sur, Cavallo Point Inn SF, Kamalaya Resort Koh
Samui and many others.

Louie is the only artist to be inducted into the Association for the Advancement of Science
(AAAS) and the Lemelson Foundation Invention Ambassadors Program. He was Oprah
Winfrey’s guest on Super Soul Sunday, and his Gratitude Revealed programs premiered on
the OWN online platform.

For Schwartzberg, the greatest satisfaction is creating works that can have a positive effect
on the future of the planet. “I hope my films inspire and open people’s hearts. Beauty is
nature’s tool for survival – we protect what we love. That is the shift in consciousness we
need to sustain and celebrate life.”

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