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Tree of LifeKeepers of the Biosphere
Dangerous Friends and Friendly Enemies
Creators of the Future

Program One: Tree of Life

Produced by:
Carl Byker

Written by:
Carl Byker
Julio Emilio Moliné

Series Producer:
Julio Emilio Moliné

Associate Producer:
David Grabias

Visual Effects Supervising Producer:
Michael Van Himbergen

Visual Effects Supervisor:
Jay Mark Johnson

Visual Effects Assistant:
Malcolm Wright

Production Accountants:
Randee Benavente
Kevin Greene

Computer Animation by:
Mondo Media
Britt Anderson, Art Director
Vivian Barad, Producer
Andy Murdock, Technical Director
Richard Quan, Director of Production
Scott Tolmie, Creative Director

Post Production:
Laserpacific Media Corp. André A. Trejo, Scheduling
Terry Brown, Chief Engineer
Michael Rankin, HD Engineer
Jay Steinberg, SuperComputer Editor

Photo Researchers, Inc. J. William Schopf, Ph.D.

Stock Footage:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

Stone/Hallinan Associates, Inc.

Multimedia Research

Science Editors:
Barry Marrs, Ph.D.
Cynthia Needham, Ph.D.

Outreach Advisors:
Wayne Carley, Ph.D. Kathy Frame

Science Advisors:
Rita R. Colwell, Ph.D.
Alice S. Huang, Ph.D.
Holger Jannasch, Ph.D.
Mary E. Lidstrom, Ph.D.
Stephen Morse, Ph.D.
Frederic K. Pfaender,Ph.D.
David Pramer, Ph.D.
Moselio Schaechter, Ph.D.
Henry Williams, Ph.D.
Ralph Wolfe, Ph.D.


Music Composed by:
John Nordstrom

Director of Photography:
Mitch Wilson

Stosh Jarecki

Narrated by:
Lillian Lehman

Bert Dodson

Sound Recordist:
Jack Combs

Technical Coordinator:
Hedio Lobo

Production Coordinator:
Teri Kirkwood

Erich Dal Molin
Brad Barrett
Russ Wicks

Video Microscopy by:
Bruce J. Russell, Biomedia Associates
Jeremy Pickett-Heaps, Cytographics Quill Graphics

AVID Rentals:
Video Symphony

Camera Rentals:
Bexel Corporation

On Line Editors:
Michael Menczer
Bill Missett

Mixed at: Stage Two Audio

Sound Designer:
Mark Korba

Re-Recording Engineer:
Mark Linden

Jazz Quartet:
Champaign All-Stars

String Quartet:
The Cascade Quartet: Mary Papoulis, Violin
Joe Jewett, Violin
Jennifer Smith, Viola
Thaddeus Suits, Cello

Reggae Band:
Little Pub Band, Ocho Rios

Jamaica Steel Band:
Gemonites Steel Band, Antigua

Microbiology Workshop Leaders:
Edward Delong, Ph.D.
Stanley Falkow, Ph.D.
Gill Geesey, Ph.D.
Stephen Giovannoni, Ph.D.
Jenny C. Hunter-Cevera, Ph.D.
Dale Kaiser, Ph.D.
Margaret McFall-Ngai, Ph.D.
James Shapiro, Ph.D.
Craig Venter, Ph.D.


Special Thanks:
Linda Kaempfer Baker
Microbial Literacy Collaborative, Project Manager - Susan E. Kee
Sam Kaplan, Ph.D.
Michael I. Goldberg, Ph.D.
J. William Schopf, Ph.D.
Gene Buchanan Suzanne McManus, Superclubs
Air Jamaica
Jamaica Tourist Board
Great Falls Symphony Association
Sabine Teisinger, Regensburg Tourist Office
National Park Service, Yellowstone
Studio City Travel
Ellen Jo Barron, Ph.D., for Instigation of the Series
Leon Silverman, for Invaluable Support

Production and Finance Manager: Casey Spira

Executive Producer: Peter Baker, Ph.D.

A Production of:
Baker & Simon Associates, in association with Oregon Public Broadcasting

Major Funding Provided by:
The National Science Foundation
The Office of Biological and Environmental Research, U.S. Dept. of Energy
American Society for Microbiology
The Annenberg/CPB Project

Additional Funding Provided by:
The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Corporation for Public Broadcasting

For information on this program, including videos, books and other materials in the Annenberg/CPB Collection, call 1-800-LEARNER.




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