Posted on Monday, September 2nd, 2013 by Uri Halevi
GE Focus Forward is a series of 30 three-minute stories about innovative people who are reshaping the world through act or invention, directed by the world’s most celebrated documentary filmmakers.
GE Focus Forward is an award-winning series of 30 three-minute stories about innovators. The short films are directed by the world’s most celebrated documentary filmmakers and have been screened to audiences in 150 countries on all seven continents (including a special screening that was arranged for a science conference in Antarctica). The films have debuted online and at major film festivals around the world. On this awesome website you can find all 30 films in the series, the most recent of which world premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.
The creative brief was simple: tell a story about an innovator or a world-changing idea, and do it in about 180 seconds. The directors that GE Focus Forward drew are among the most distinguished nonfiction storytellers working in contemporary independent cinema today, from every corner of the globe. Many have won Academy Awards for their shorts and features; others have earned their laurels at world-renowned festivals and at the box office. These stories are bound to make you feel inspired, after all its about true innovators who are hard at work, making the world a better place.