The State of the Unit: a documentary film about the redefinition of the kilogram

Acknowledgements

  • Director: Amy Young
  • Scientific advisor: Michael Trott
  • Assistant producer: Eila Stiegler
  • Additional language translation: Guillaume Legrand

Production

U.S.A.

  • Camera: Nausheen Dadabhoy, Brian Udoff
  • Sound: Rich Gavin
  • Additional camera and sound: Amy Young

France

  • Producer: Alice Bégon
  • Camera: Amine Berrada, Manuel Bolaños;, Aurélien Marra, Guillaume Legrand, Arthur Cahn
  • Sound: Clément Schneider, Sylvain Lambinet, Patrick Kack-Brice, Guillaume Legrand

Germany

  • Producer: Luis Singer
  • Camera: Rainer Windolph
  • Sound recordist: Johannes Kascheck

And thanks to:

  • Association Métrodif
  • Barakat Gallery
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers
  • La Fémis
  • Murakami Koki Company
  • Musee des Arts et Métiers
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

With partial support from:

The California Institute of the Arts

  • Deborah LaVine, Steve Anker, Myron Emery, Adele Horne, Bérénice Reynaud, Gary Mairs, Bill Alschuyler

La Fémis (Paris)

  • Adminstration: Anne Le Gonidec, Pascale Borenstein, Marc Himbert, Julie Tingaud, Jossie Boufflet, and the facilities managers
  • Tutors: Lech Kowalski, Odile Allard, Olivier Zuchuart, Mathilde Trichet

    La Fémis thanks:

    • Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis d'Amérique
    • Mathieu Fournet, Attaché audiovisuel
    • Ministre de la Culture et de la Communication - Sous-Direction des affaires internationales et européennes
    • Le Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée
    • Le Ministère des Affaires Etrangres et Européenne
    • La Fondation Odon Vallet
    • And their partners: Eclair, Fuji, Kodak, Panavision Alga Techno, La Procirep

The Materials Computation Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • David Ceperley

And all the encouraging and generous backers on Kickstarter