About Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg

Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director and producer who has spent his notable career providing breathtaking imagery using his time-lapse, high-speed and macro cinematography techniques. 

Louie’s theatrical releases include: 

  • 3D IMAX film Mysteries of the Unseen World with National Geographic, narrated by Forest Whitaker.
  • Wings of Life for Disneynature, narrated by Meryl Streep, 
  • America’s Heart and Soul for Walt Disney Studios.

He is currently promoting his new film, Fantastic Fungi, which explores the world of mushrooms and mycelium and illustrates how this fascinating organism can provide sustainable solutions to some of the world’s greatest problems. The film received a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and spent 4 weeks topping the documentary charts on iTunes. 

Louie has also directed the Soarin’ Around the World; the most popular motion simulator ride film now playing at Disney Theme Parks globally.

His Moving Art Netflix is currently in season 3. Designed to inspire, educate and evolve our perspective on the world, each episode immerses viewers into the natural world.

Louie’s three TED talks have gone viral with over 60 million combined views.

He was Oprah Winfrey’s guest on Super Soul Sunday, and his Gratitude Revealed programs premiered on the OWN online platform.

For Schwartzberg, the greatest satisfaction is creating works that can have a positive effect on the future of the planet. “I hope my films inspire and open people’s hearts. Beauty is nature’s tool for survival – we protect what we love. That is the shift in consciousness we need to sustain and celebrate life.”