Chimpanzees, our closest relatives, like to watch television. What would a film made expressly for chimps look like? A primatologist and actors in chimp suits present a primate drama for chimpanzees at the Edinburgh Zoo.
About the Director
Rachel Mayeri is a Los Angeles–based media artist working at the intersection of science and art. Her projects explore topics ranging from the history of special effects to the human animal and have screened at Ars Electronica, the Getty Museum, the Arts Catalyst, and MoMA PS1. She is the recipient of numerous grants, including those from the Wellcome Trust, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Creative Capital. Mayeri is associate professor of media studies at Harvey Mudd College.
Cast and Credits
Director: Rachel Mayeri
Screenwriter: Rachel Mayeri
Producers: The Arts Catalyst, Matt Johnstone
Cinematographer: PJ Raval
Editor: Augie Robles
Sound Designer: Tim Stutts
Consultant: Dr. Sarah-Jane Vick
Principal Cast: Denise Pearlman, J. C Lee, Song Man Choh, Heather Sultz, Dawn Meyer, Lex Quarterman
Contact: Rachel Mayeri / email@example.com