Media Contacts:

 

John Webb

john@atomicmemories.us

 

Jared Brandon-Flande

jared@atomicmemories.us

 

818-643-1758

Quick Production Details:

 

Production Timeline:

July 2014 - project research and planning

January 2015 - primary Interviews begin

Winter 2016 - post production commences

Spring 2017 - pre-release (select showings)

World Premiere - History Film Festival Sept 6-9 2017  Rijeka, Croatia

 

Key Interviews:
Richard Rhodes - Pulitzer Prize "The Making of the Atomic Bomb"

Roger Meade - Los Alamos National Laboratory Historian/Archivist Emeritus

Carl Willis - Nuclear Engineer

Taylor Wilson - Nuclear Physicist / Science Advocate

 

Logline: "An Oregon farmer ends a world war and propels America into the Atomic Age."

 

Year - 2017

 

Genre - Biographical Documentary

 

Locations: McMinnville, OR, Los Alamos, NM, Richland, WA, San Francisco CA, Denver, CO.

 

Filmmakers:  John Webb / Jared Brandon-Flande

 

IMDb listing: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4870510/

 

Website: halflifeofgenius.com

 

Facebook Official:  facebook.com/halflifefilm

 

Keywords: Atomic Bomb, Fatman, Los Alamos, Project Y, Hydrogen Bomb, Oppenheimer, Teller, Bethe, Cold War, Ivy Mike, Leslie Groves, Plutonium, Operation Alberta, Tinian Island.

 

Running Length:

114 minutes