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👋 Creator First Showrunner EXPOSED! SECRETS OF THE WORLD’S TOP PHOTOGRAPHERS Airs every Thursday @7pm EST Photojournalist 📸 Filmmaker 🎥 Author 📗 TED Speaker 🎤 In development film 🎥/ TV 📺 projects ROBERT HEINLEIN’s “TUNNEL IN THE SKY” Dramatic TV series “FIGHTING THE GOOD FIGHT” Documentary TV series Previous film projects: THE HUMAN FACE OF BIG DATA THE PLANET PROJECT A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AUSTRALIA A DAY IN THE LIFE OF HAWAII @ricksmolan [email protected] Rick Smolan, CEO of Against All Odds Productions is a New York Times best-selling author with more than five million copies of his books in print. A former Time, Life, and National Geographic photographer, Smolan is best known as the co-creator of the "Day in the Life" book series. His global photography projects, which feature the work of hundreds of the worlds leading photographers and combine creative storytelling with state-of-the-art technology, are regularly featured on the covers of prestigious publications around the globe including Fortune, Time, and GEO. His latest book, "THE GOOD FIGHT: AMERICA'S ONGOING STRUGGLE FOR JUSTICE", is a powerful reminder of how much progress America has made over the past 100 years against hatred, bigotry, racism, misogyny, homophobia and injustice and what's at risk right now. In 2014 the Oscar Winning Producers of "The Kings Speech" released TRACKS based on Smolan National Geographic cover story about 27-year-old Robyn Davidson's 1,700 mile nine-month solo camel trek across the treacherous Australian Outback. In the movie Robyn Davidson was portrayed by Mia Wasikowska ("Stoker", "The Kids are Alright", "Alice in Wonderland"). Smolan was portrayed by Adam Driver, (Kylo Ren in Star Wars). Smolan has spoken at TED, All Things Digital, The Davos World Economic Forum, The Ford Foundation, The Wired Health Conference, TEDMED, Techonomy, DLD in Munich, IdeaCity in Canada, INK in India. His TED talk "Natasha's Story: An American Homecoming" has been watched by more than a million people. www.NatashaStory.com Fortune magazine describes Smolan's company, Against All Odds as “One of the 25 Coolest Companies in America.”