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Creators of the Future

Program One: Creators of the Future

Produced by:
Mark Ritts
Cynthia Crompton

Written by:
Mark Ritts
Julio Emilio Moliné

Series Producer:
Julio Emilio Moliné

Associate Producesr:
Bronwyn Barkan
Teresa Fitzgerald

Visual Effects Producer:
Michael Van Himbergen

Visual Effects Supervisor:
Jay Mark Johnson

Visual Effects Assistant:
Malcolm Wright

Production Accountants:
Randee Benavente
Kevin Greene

Production Assistants:
Christopher Courter
Brian Hewett
Jeff Thomas

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.
Christine Brantner, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Horticulture Research International
Margaret C. Henk and John Battista, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge
Hoi-Ying Holman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Rothamsted Experimental Station

Stock Footage:
ABC News Videosource
The WPA Film Library
Savannah River Site

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

Directors of Photography:
Blake McHugh
Mitch Wilson

Eve Gage

Supervising Editor:
Stosh Jarecki

Narrated by:
Lillian Lehman

Bert Dodson

Sound Recordists:
Allan Feuerbach
Lauretta Molitor
Jack Combs

Technical Coordinator:
Hedio Lobo

Production Coordinator:
Teri Kirkwood

Sam Burbank

Brooke Hewlett
Aaron Drury

Video Microscopy by:
Bruce J. Russell, Biomedia Associates
Color Scanning Electron Microscope Sequences© by David Scharf, 1998
Jeremy Pickett-Heaps Cytographics
Quill Graphics

AVID Rentals:
Video Symphony

Camera Rentals:
Bexel Corporation

On Line Editor:
Michael Menczer

Mixed at: Stage Two Audio

Sound Designer:
Mark Korba

Re-Recording Engineers:
Mark Linden
Al Decker

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.
Claude Fauquet
Don Bartles
Hoi-Ying Holman
Gene Buchanan
Nikolai Kuchuk
Boris Sorochinsky
Barbara Waters
Angie Fitzgerald
Lester Hunter
Pearl Hunter J
amis MacNiven
Avril Quarrie
Enal Razvi
Department of National Park and Wild Life Management of Zimbabwe
Institute of Microbiology and Virology-Ukraine
International Institute of Cell Biology-Ukraine
International Laboratory for Tropical Agricultural Biotechnology
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Terragen Diversity
University of British Columbia
University of Zimbabwe
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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