THIS IS NOT A CONSPIRACY THEORY

Created, Written, Directed, Produced, Edited & Mixed by
Kirby Ferguson

Produced by
Kirby Ferguson
Nora Ryan

Main Theme by
John Woods

Fonts by
The Font Bureau

Stock footage donated by
iStock

Legal Counsel
Jack Lerner, UC Irvine School of Law


THIS IS NOT A CONSPIRACY THEORY EPISODE ONE: PREMISE

Score by
John Woods http://JohnWoodsMusic.com

Creative Consultant
Karin Soukup http://karinsoukup.com

Motion Graphics by
Louis Wesolowsky http://Louiswes.com, Kirby Ferguson, Michael Ashton http://ashtonmike.com, Juan Behrens http://work.bre4k.com, Luca Bartolomei

Production Assistant
Lorenzo Santos http://about.me/lsantos

Thank you to Simon Russell, whose particle animations were used in the systems montage http://simonrussell.blogspot.com

Thank You 
Rod Weatherbie, Donald Cox, Andy Newman, Erik Kok, Nate Parsons, Devin DiMattia, Matt Radcliffe, Federico Pistono, Sam Saxton, Benjamin Riggs, Shawn Brenneman, Adam Rutherford, Jenny Bartashnik, Adam Savage, Adam Besheer

STATISTICS USED

1:21 Public Trust in Government 1958-2013, Pew Research http://bit.ly/1aAQ747
3:23 Ibid
3:33 Conspiracy Theories Prosper, Dan Cassino, Krista Jenkins http://bit.ly/1g7Zsyx

THIS VIDEO CONTAINS EXCERPTS FROM

0:22 JFK Exhibit 3: Reconstruction Film, National Archives
0:34 L.H. Oswald Assassination, Nov. 24, 1963, Dept. Of The Treasury
0:43 Warren Commission Report, 1964
0:50 Photo Of L.H. Oswald, 1963, Marina Oswald Porter
0:56 Bullet Trajectory Diagram, 1993, Robert J. Groden
0:57 Bullet Trajectory, "Top Of Shirt Collar", 1964, H.A. Rydberg
0:58 Bullet Paths; "Kennedy Connally", 1964, Warren Report
0:58 Plaster Model, 1993, Robert J. Groden
0:59 Texas Book Depository, 1964, Warren Report
1:06 To Kill A Mockingbird, 1962, Universal Pictures http://amzn.to/MvYLpB
1:08 The Maltese Falcon, 1941, Warner Bros. http://amzn.to/1fAoWE4
1:09 Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, 1939, Columbia Pictures http://amzn.to/1nezbkq
1:12 United States Currency, $1
1:20 Nixon's Resignation Speech, Aug. 8, 1974, Nixon Foundation
1:30 Impeach Nixon Photo, Library Of Congress
1:34 Saturday Evening Post, Jan 14, 1967, Curtis Publishing Co.
1:35 Close-up L.H. Oswald, 1993, Jack White/Robert J. Groden
1:36 Stills From Zapruder Film, Nov. 23, 1963, Abraham Zapruder
1:38 Lyndon Johnson And Jacqueline Kennedy, David S. Lifton
1:43 Assassination Time Sequence, 1967, Josiah Thompson
1:40 Diagram, Bullet Hole, Report Of the Select Committee On Assassinations Of The U.S. House of Representatives
1:40 Cover of Whitewash, 1965, Harold Weisberg
1:41 Life Magazine Cover, Nov 29, 1963, Time Inc.
1:47 Capricorn One, 1978, Warner Bros. http://amzn.to/1buLGD5
1:55 Plan 9 From Outer Space, 1959, Reynolds Pictures, Inc. http://amzn.to/1du1Qwf
2:00 In Search Of..., Season 5, Ep. 1, 1980, Alan Landsburg Prods. http://amzn.to/Nb3kGF
2:12 Blow Out, 1981, Viscount Assc. http://amzn.to/1ivXydk
2:18 ET, 1982, Universal Pictures http://amzn.to/1ivXwlr
2:21 Rambo, 1986, Anabasis N.V. http://amzn.to/1eCSByx
2:23 Silkwood, 1983, ABC Motion Pictures http://amzn.to/1eCSCCv
2:24 Unsolved Mysteries: UFOs, 1987, Lifetime Television http://amzn.to/1nY9VlI
2:35 The X-files, 20th Century Fox Television http://amzn.to/LCMtLt
2:43 JFK, 1991, Warner Bros. http://amzn.to/Nb3z4O
3:00, Yahoo.com, Yahoo!
3:01, Disinfo.com, TDC Entertainment
3:05 Loose Change, 2nd Edition (2007), Louder Than Words http://amzn.to/1evUsXr
3:13 YouTube.com Search Results, 2013, Google Inc.
3:18 The Guardian Interview Edward Snowden, 2013, Guardian Media Group
3:23 President Obama, 2013, Whitehouse.gov
3:41 Alex Jones at Infowars.com, Aug. 14, 2013, Free Speech Systems, LLC www.infowars.com
3:45 David Icke Live At Wembley Arena, 2012, David Icke Books Ltd. www.davidicke.com/shop
3:48 TV Show Host Glenn Beck, June 4, 2013, TheBlaze Inc www.theblaze.com/tv/
3:51 The Matrix, 1999, Warner Bros. http://amzn.to/LCMxL0
4:10 Liberty Enlightening The World, 1884, Root & Tinker
4:16 Film, Fox Movietone News Footage, United States Department Of Defense
4:17 Film, G-man Hoover Blasts Lenient Parole Boards, 1937, Universal Studios
4:18 Film, Communism, 1952, Coronet Instructional Films
4:18 The Martyr Of Liberty
4:19 Am I Not A Man And a Brother, 1837
4:19 Declaration Of Independence, 1776
4:20 The Witch No. 1,  J.E. Baker
4:21 Principia Mathematica, 1687, Isaac Newton
4:22 Mundus Subterraneus, 1665, Athanasius Kircher
4:24 Painting, The Creation, 1511, Michaelangelo
4:36 Woodcut Of Zeus, 1889
4:42 Diagram, World Dynamics, 1971, Jay Forrester http://amzn.to/1c8qiUr
4:44 The Parallax View, 1974, Doubleday Productions http://amzn.to/1gRso2t
4:50 Cube, 1997, Feature Film Project http://amzn.to/1c8qmTT
5:14 Illustration, ARPANET Map, 1977, DARPA
Particle Animations at 5:02. 5:10, 5:16, And 5:21 Permission of Simon Russell

THESE SITES WERE VALUABLE MEDIA RESOURCES

http://archive.org
http://commons.wikimedia.org
http://loc.gov
http://whitehouse.gov

 

THIS IS NOT A CONSPIRACY THEORY EPISODE TWO: TYRANNY

Score by
Kirby Ferguson, Nora Ryan http://about.me/nora.e.ryan

Associate Producer
Michael Frazel

Motion Graphics by
Louis Wesolowky http://louiswes.com, Kirby Ferguson, Mars Sanford http://www.marssanford.com, Adam Farnsworth http://www.industriousindustries.com

Videography & Photography by
Timothy Davin, Shawn Whiting http://www.kingcrowmedia.com

Photoshop Artists
Kirby Ferguson, Alex Zandi, Alan Hatchett, Jack Ferrante

Additional Help
Ben Craddock, James Kyne, Matthew Butler, Ryan Huber, Zohar Argaman, Kully Lehal, Alex Hennessey, Kyle Henderson, Bryan Findell

Image Sources
Library of Congress
Wikimedia Commons
NASA
Utrecht University
University of Michigan (Divine Sky collection)
University at Buffalo
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Additional Stock Footage
Pond5

THIS VIDEO CONTAINS FILM, TELEVISION PROGRAM AND VIDEO GAME EXCERPTS FROM

The Crucible http://amzn.to/1sZxKN3
Drums Along the Mohawk http://amzn.to/1sbku3U (Free on Amazon Prime)
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee http://amzn.to/1pgZeI9 (Free on Amazon Prime)
Three Sovereigns For Sarah http://amzn.to/1sZzPsj
Roots http://amzn.to/Zna0Y7 (Free on Amazon Prime)
The Howards of Virginia http://amzn.to/1m6k3LK
George Washington http://amzn.to/1s4fmEo
The Patriot http://amzn.to/X9DxTr
The Adams Chronicles  http://amzn.to/Xq6X07
Revolution http://amzn.to/1y7T1sg
Assassin's Creed III http://amzn.to/1DbGeFa
The American Revolution http://bit.ly/1uP5T0P (Public Domain)
Johnny Tremain http://amzn.to/1sZCLW3
America http://bit.ly/Xq8OS and http://bit.ly/YMgYpu
1776 http://amzn.to/1qRBsrr

 

THIS IS NOT A CONSPIRACY THEORY EPISODE THREE: CLOCKWORK

Music by 
Kirby Ferguson, Nora Ryan, Mathias Fekjær, John Woods 
"This is Not a Conspiracy Theory Theme" by John Woods http://JohnWoodsMusic.com 
"A Clockwork Universe" by Mathias Fekjær http://mathiasfekjaer.com/

Associate Producers 
Kate Figgins, Kulvir Lehal 

With Contributions From 
Louis Wesolowsky, Adam Farnsworth, Mathias Fekjaer, Hugh D’andrade, Brian Bjelovuk, Justin Gulenchyn, Michael Frazel, Jason Leimgruber, Joshua Michie, Timothy Davin, Mary Gilmore, Chris Dinardo, David Gross, Jonathan Maconachie, Rylaan Gimby, Jeff Engelhardt, Jan Sott, Jamie Kyne, John Armstrong, Rudolfs Rudd, Wayne Brace, Zohar Argaman, Jamie Kyne, David Salahi

Thank You 
Andreas Kohl, Ben Craddock, Ben Edmonds, Carl-Fredrik Thordenberg, Charles Shopsin, Eric Luce, Inoslav Biskupic, Javier Gutièrrez Pèrez, Jeff Byrnes, Jesse Desjardins, Keith Lewis, Lucio Silva, Matt Pollari, Matthew Ferrell, Max Leason, Michael Hudson, Michael Willemoes-Petersen, Roy and Amico Law Group, Sean Carroll, Stefano Paci, Stephen Lark, Thomas Paine, V. Olivier, Vitor Brock, Tanya Eliason, Daniel Senter, James Marion, Alan Korn, and everyone who has purchased the series

Additional Legal Counsel 
Jasmine Braxton and M.J. Bogatin, Bogatin, Corman & Gold

 

SPECIAL THANKS

Andreas Kohl, Ben Craddock, Ben Edmonds, Carl-Fredrik Thordenberg, Charles Shopsin, Eric Luce, Inoslav Biskupic, Javier Gutièrrez Pèrez, Jeff Byrnes, Jesse Desjardins, Keith Lewis, Lucio Silva, Matt Pollari, Matthew Ferrell, Max Leason, Michael Hudson, Michael Willemoes-Petersen, Roy and Amico Law Group, Sean Carroll, Stefano Paci, Stephen Lark, Thomas Paine, V. Olivier, Vitor Brock

Thank you to all my backers, subscribers, and donors. I couldn't do this without you.