Interviews for the Film

To make the film I sought out the most brilliant people I could find and tried to video-tape a brain dump. Those that were particularly influential were:

  • Lord Martin Rees,
  • Lord Christopher Patten,
  • Baroness Susan Greenfield,
  • Sir Crispin Tickell,
  • Lord Nicholas Stern,
  • Senator John McCain,
  • Rudolph Giuliani,
  • Gordon Moore,
  • Lester Brown,
  • Ray Kurzweil,
  • Freeman Dyson,
  • James Lovelock,
  • Norman Myers,
  • Craig Venter,
  • Marvin Minski,
  • Rodney Brooks,
  • Irwin Winkler,
  • Michael Porter,
  • Jane Goodall,
  • Amory Lovins,
  • Mamphela Ramphele,
  • Robert Gagosian,
  • John DeGioia,
  • Nick Bostrom,
  • Hernando de Soto,
  • Leonard Duhl,
  • Donald A.Henderson,
  • Anton Rupert,
  • Leonard Schlaine,
  • Ester Dyson,
  • Michael West,
  • Clara Yu,
  • Brent Jenkin,
  • Bill Parker,
  • Ralph Richardson,
  • Sim van der Ryn,
  • Hugo de Garis,
  • Paul Parker,
  • Serguei Popov,
  • Steve Rayner,
  • Pat Fitch,
  • Francis Finlay,
  • Angela McLean,
  • William Potter,
  • Randy Kritkausky,
  • Jonathon Rose,
  • Eddy Rubin,
  • Pablo Rubinstein,
  • Shane Tadjerati,
  • Peter Kostmayer,
  • Ed Moses.

The directors and staff of the many Institutes of the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford were extremely helpful, and especially the Director of the School, Ian Goldin.