Filmmakers & Credits


Deepak Chopra, MDDeepak Chopra, M.D.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Deepak Chopra, M.D., is the author of more than 65 books, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. His medical training is in internal medicine and endocrinology, and he is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and an adjunct professor of Executive Programs at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is also a Distinguished Executive Scholar at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, and a Senior Scientist at the Gallup organization. For more than a decade, he has participated as a lecturer at the Update in Internal Medicine, an annual event sponsored by Harvard Medical School’s Department of Continuing Education and the Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.


Marilyn Schlitz, PhDMarilyn Schlitz, PhD

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/WRITER
Marilyn Schlitz, Ph.D. is a social anthropologist, researcher, award winning writer, and charismatic public speaker. She serves as President Emeritus and a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences. Additionally, she is a Senior Scientist at the California Pacific Medical Center, where she focuses on health and healing, and board member of Pacifica Graduate Institute. For more than three decades, Marilyn has been a leader in the field of consciousness studies. Her research and extensive publications focus on personal and social transformation, cultural pluralism, extended human capacities, and mind body medicine. She has a depth of leadership experience in government, business, and the not-for-profit sectors. Her broad and varied work has given her a unique ability to help individuals and organizations identify and develop personal and interpersonal skills and capacities needed by 21st century leaders. Her books include: Consciousness and Healing: Integral Approaches to Mind Body Medicine; Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation in Everyday Life; and Death Makes Life Possible. She also wrote and produced a feature film, Death Makes Life Possible, with Deepak Chopra, that has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Network. She is currently creating enrichment programs for life long learning and health professionals.


Mark KrigbaumMark Krigbaum

DIRECTOR/SENIOR EDITOR
Mark Krigbaum is an award-winning filmmaker with over 35 years of experience as a writer, producer, director and editor on a wide variety of projects including PBS Television, Theatrical Feature Films, Corporate Media and Educational programs. Mark has a degree in Motion Picture Production & Theory from San Francisco State University. He is the co-founder of Petaluma Pictures and his career highlights include: “Transformation of Myth Through Time” (PBS) with Joseph Campbell, Editor for “Mythos” and Director of “Forest of Bliss” a documentary about an ecological education project in India . Awards include Gold and Silver Medals New York International Film Festival, Cindy awards, Gold Eagles, Telly Awards and an Emmy Nomination.


Angela MurphyAngela Murphy

PRODUCER
Angela Murphy is the co-founder of Petaluma Pictures and an award winning filmmaker with over twenty-five years experience in the film, video, theater and television industries after earning a degree in Communication from Northwestern University. Highlights of her career include President of Women in Film – Chicago, Producer for documentary television programs for A&E, Discovery and Spelling Entertainment. Since moving to the Bay Area she has created and produced extensive online media, promotional and live streaming video for a variety of clients. She was the Media Director at the Agape International Spiritual Center and at the Institute of Noetic Sciences.


Linda MendozaLinda Mendoza

SENIOR ADVISOR
Linda Mendoza began her directorial career in 1992, directing promotional segments for Fox and MTV. She then went on to direct sketches for the Nickelodeon sketch comedy series’ Roundhouse and All That. Her other television series credits include, The Chris Rock Show, The Brothers García, Unfabulous, Girlfriends, The Bernie Mac Show, MADtv, Scrubs, Gilmore Girls, among other series. She made her feature film directorial debut with the film Chasing Papi in 2003. In 2008, Mendoza won an ALMA Award for her direction of the Ugly Betty episode, “Betty’s Baby Bump”


Tim KaleTim Kahle

EDITOR
Tim Kahle  was born and raised in San Francisco where he began his career as an actor at age seven. By the time he went to college, California’s Proposition 13 had cut theater funding in many schools. Luckily, he had also discovered the family movie camera at a young age and had made some short films. Changing his major to film, he studied at San Francisco State University and later moved to New York City rediscovering the theater, this time as a director. After relocating once again to Los Angeles, he worked at the Acme Theater in Hollywood writing award winning scripts. Making Los Angeles his home, he continues to act and direct as well as edit short film projects.


Giovanni MandalaGiovanni Mandala

MUSIC EDITOR/COMPOSER
Giovanni Mandala is an award winning songwriter, composer, musician, singer, and performer. He has an established recording track record and a reputation for creative synergy and a collaborative spirit. His work has been used for original music for television—in show, theatrical, TV promo, spot, movie- soundtrack, home video TV and radio commercials, background music for DVD and video recordings.

 


DEATH MAKES LIFE POSSIBLE
PRODUCTION CREDITS

The Chopra Foundation and
The Institute of Noetic Sciences present
A Worldview Enterprises production of
A Petaluma Pictures film

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

Deepak Chopra
Marilyn Schlitz

DIRECTOR

Mark Krigbaum

PRODUCER

Angela Murphy


WRITER

Marilyn Schlitz

SENIOR ADVISOR

Linda Mendoza

COMPOSER

Giovanni Mandala

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

Carolyn Rangel

SEGMENT PRODUCERS

Greg Becker
Heidi Fuller
Tim Becker
Alex Beckstead

CAMERA/AUDIO

Mario Ayala
Phil Bissada
John Chater
Bill Cote
David Drewry
Michael Heumann
Joelle Jaffe
Brett Junvik 
 Mark Krigbaum
Angela Murphy
Martin Redfern
Dane Sawyer
Jose Vergelin
4SP Films

EDITORS

Rod Gross
Tim Kahle
Mark Krigbaum
Angela Murphy

GRAPHICS and SPECIAL EFFECTS

Rod Gross

COLOR CORRECTION

Kent Pritchett

SOUND EDITOR AND RE-RECORDING MIXER

Erik Foreman
Skywalker Sound

TRANSCRIPTION

Felicia Chavez
Alan Pierce
Davina Rubin

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANCE

Charlene Farrell

KICKSTARTER COORDINATOR

Jenny Mathews

ART

Fariba Bogzaran
Gordon Onslow Ford
Yvonne Theresa Sommeling

SONG CREDITS

Original Score
Composed and performed by
Giovanni Mandala

ADDITIONAL MUSIC

“Appreciation Meditation”
Composed and performed by
Frank Harris
“Do You Remember Who You Are?”
Composed and performed by
Gary Malkin

“Movement 2 / Gaining Momentum”
Composed and performed by
Jason K. Norris

“Light in Darkness”
Composed and performed by
Tony Redhouse

“Green Thought (In Green Shade) Another Fine Day”
Composed by
Tom Green