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Welcome to FLOAT. In this podcast, acclaimed filmmaker Mary Sweeney and neuroscientist Jonas Kaplan explore the creative place where art and science meet. FLOAT is a series of conversations with filmmakers, fine artists, musicians, technologists, and neuroscientists, investigating the common inspirations, motivations, and processes among creative minds from diverse fields. Hosted by two USC professors, FLOAT takes you on a journey to explore what makes scientists and artists more alike than different.  


Oct 10, 2021

Born in Columbia and raised in Mexico, Rodrigo Garcia is an award-winning writer and director of the feature films Nine Lives, Albert Nobbs and Things You Can Tell Just By Looking at Her.  He directed many seminal TV series including Six Feet Under, The Sopranos and In Treatment.  He is an Executive Producer of the upcoming Netflix series based on Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude.  He recently published the memoir, A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes, about his parents Gabriel García Márquez and Mercedes Barcha.