Tapping Into Spirituality Through Nature & Art

Tapping Into Spirituality Through Nature & Art How do you tap into your spiritual self? People who feel connected to a higher power or to the people around them are more likely to participate in their community and get involved in political actions. There are so many ways that people can tap into their spiritual […]

Beauty and Wonder Will Always Defeat Fear

Sometimes, our darkest moments can help us discover a profound purpose. Inspired by his parent’s example of gratitude and resilience, director and photographer Louie Schwartzberg wanted to make the world a better place and fight for social justice. He photographed a generation in turmoil and bore witness to an epochal shift in American values. Along […]

Wonder & Awe by Louie Schwartzberg: TEDxLA [video]

“Wonder and curiosity drive us to explore because we are surrounded by things we can’t see, and that triggers our imagination, inspiring art and science. I love making the invisible visible. Using the art of time lapse and slow motion cinematography, I can stretch the imagination by creating journeys through portals of time, and scale. […]

Nature, Faith, Fungi & Community

In this final week of the official Gratitude Lab, we turn our focus to faith and community. How ironic – and how perfect – that another of Louie’s inspirational muses – the underground world of mycelium network – just happens to parallel this sense of connection, wonder, and gratitude. “Mother Trees” is the film trailer […]

National Wildflower Week & Contest

This past Sunday, May 8th was not just Mother’s Day. It also marked the end of National Wildflower Week. The week was started by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas, because of the former first lady’s belief that wildflowers “give us a sense of where we are in this great land of […]

Paul Stamets & Louie Schwartzberg Present "Mushrooms for Bees, Trees, People & Planet"

Stamets & Schwartzberg Present “Mushrooms for Bees, Trees, People & Planet”

On Wednesday, February 24th, the beautiful and historic Directors Guild of America was sold out to max capacity for the highly anticipated presentation by our own Paul Stamets and Louie Schwartzberg. Their talk was called, “Mushrooms for Bees, Trees, People & Planet” and brought the perfect balance of science (Paul) and art (Louie) to tell […]


Shining a Light On the Vatican: Q&A with Louie Schwartzberg

Shining a Light On the Vatican: Q&A with Louie Schwartzberg Last week was a moment in history Louie Schwartzberg will never forget. Neither will the world. A global climate summit in Paris followed by a breath-taking light show projected upon the greater-than-life exterior of the Vatican in Rome. Louie stood in the square among the […]

Mastering Gratitude - Gratitude Revealed

Mastering Gratitude

Select a graphic you love below and share Gratitude Revealed with your friends and family. Help gratitude go global! Bio: Gratitude Revealed is an unprecedented journey into the science, mystery and building blocks of gratitude. In a series of 16 film shorts, acclaimed filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us not only what these ideas look like, [...]

Wonder: Just how awesome is awe?

The word “awesome” has become engrained in our daily vocabulary. But did you know that at its root it is actually an expression of wonder? According to psychologists, wonder or awe is defined as the feeling that arises when you are confronted with something so strikingly vast in number, scope, or complexity that it alters […]