My Brilliant Brain

from the three part series 'My Brilliant Brain', made for five / national geographic by windfall films. this clip introduces Susan Polgar, chess genius and the first woman to be awarded grandmaster status. the series investigates the nature of genius, the complexity of the brain and how 'what & when' we learn can determine our success in later life.

this clip examines the extent to which 'working memory' can be pushed.

the use of memory taken to an extreme - playing a game of chess with no sight of the board and pieces.

production company - windfall films

exec producer - ian duncan

director - kenny scott

drama + docu-drama
· mostly martha
· going down
· kickdown
· girl in the layby
· the ring
· ww2: behind closed doors
· the somme: from defeat to victory
· mummifying alan
· big bigger biggest
· engineering connections
· hunger in a world of plenty
· my brilliant brain
· the guggenheim
· under a coloured cap
· helicopter wars
· survival
· stars
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