50/50: Rethinking the Past, Present & Future of Women + Power (2016)

Premiered at TEDWomen & on Refinery29 on Oct 28th

 Premiered on Character Day 


The Future Starts Here - Season 2 (2014 – AOL original series)

Nominated for an Emmy in the category New Approaches: Arts, Culture, Lifestyle, The Future Starts Here takes viewers on a wildly entertaining and inspiring ride exploring what it means to be human in our increasingly connected world. From the latest neuroscience on daydreaming to the evolution of social media to new perspectives on creativity, diplomacy, gender, and the future of our species, Shlain uses her signature style of fast-paced images, colorful animations, and daring and funny insights to encourage us all to think about where we're headed. The series has received nearly 40 million views. Both seasons are available at



Season 2

Episode 1: A Case for Dreaming

Episode 2: Punk Rock Diplomacy

Episode 3: Robots, Botox & Google Glass

Episode 4: The Photosynthesis of Social Media

Episode 5: TransBoom

Episode 6: ParenTechnology

Episode 7: Creative Bondage

Episode 8: The Future of Our Species


The Future Starts Here - Season 1 (2013 – AOL original series)


Season 1

Episode 1: Technology Shabbats

Episode 2: Motherhood Remixed

Episode 3: Tech Etiquette

Episode 4: Why We Love Robots

Episode 5: Participatory Revolution

Episode 6: The Creative Process in 10 Acts

Episode 7: Idea Porn

Episode 8: A Case for Optimism


Connected: An Autoblogography about Love, Death & Technology (2011 – Moxie feature doc)

Connected premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2011 and has been honored with over 17 awards and distinctions including, The Disruptive Innovation Award from The Tribeca Film Festival, Selected for the 2012 American Film Showcase, and Women in Film Award at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

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Mill Valley Redux (2014 – Moxie short film)

When I was growing up in Mill Valley in the early 70's there was a hit Billboard song called "Mill Valley," by Rita Abrams and Francis Ford Coppola made the music video. It was the soundtrack of my childhood. For Odessa's 5th grade graduation in Mill Valley today, we remade the video. Big love for Odessa and her class. Here is the 3 min modern remake of music video of "Mill Valley." Hug to Devon Rothwell who i made this with, my team and to Rita Abrams for this amazing song! - Tiffany


Facing the Future (2013 – Moxie short film)


Yelp: With Apologies to Allen Ginsberg’s Howl (2011 – Moxie short film)

Yelp premiered along with Connected at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and is included in The Journal of Short Films Volume 26. It received the Award of Excellence from the Best Shorts Competition and aired on Outside TV in 2011. Order the film.


The Tribe (2006 – Moxie short film)

The Tribe explores modern Jewish identity in the 21st Century and premiered at Sundance 2006 and won Indiewire's Sundance Critic's Choice Award. The film screened at over 100 film festivals and was the first documentary to reach #1 on iTunes. Other awards include, Best Short Doc from Nashville Film Festival and Director's Choice Award from Black Maria Film Festival. Order the film.


Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness (2003, re-released in 2012 – Moxie short film)

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness premiered at Sundance in 2004 and was used by Planned Parenthood nationwide. The film was re-released in 2012 before elections. Order the Film.


Short Film for Class of 2010

In 2010, Director Tiffany Shlain was chosen to give The Commencement Speech to the graduating class at UCBerkeley, her Alma Mater. She created this film to leave the students with words of wisdom for the future. Watch her full commencement speech here.



LET IT RIPPLE Cloud Films -- Moxie Institute's nonprofit series 


21st Century Intelligence (In Production - Let it Ripple)

21st Century Intelligence will explore the most important skills that will help our society to flourish and grow in the 21st Century and beyond.

Free Speech (2014 - Let it Ripple)

Free Speech is a short Cloud Film made in collaboration with UC Berkeley to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement. The film will feature the words of MLK Jr. and Mario Savio, interwoven with voices of people around the world and some of the most prominent luminaries of today.


The Science of Character (2014 - Let it Ripple)

The Science of Character is an 8 minute film that explores why character matters. Based on new research that suggests we can develop character strengths in ourselves and in others. The film screened at over 1500 schools and organizations on March 20th, 2014 (#CharacterDay) in the first Global Cloud Film premiere. Customize for your organization.


Brain Power: From Neurons to Networks (2012 - Let it Ripple)

Brain Power is about the importance of nurturing a child's brain between ages 0-5 and has an accompanying electronic TED Book, both were released simultaneously at The California Academy of Sciences. The film was selected for the 2013 American Film Showcase and was selected for the PBS Short Showcase. Customize for your organization.


Engage (2012 - Let it Ripple)

Engage encourages you to take action and was requested for customization by over 200 organizations in the first two weeks of release in 2012. Use the film for your organization.


A Declaration of Interdependence (2011 - Let it Ripple)

A Declaration of Interdependence, is a rewriting of the Declaration of Independence and is the first of the Let it Ripple films was translated into 66 languages in less than a month. It was selected for the PBS Shorts Showcase and won Best of Fest at MY HERO Festival. Use the film for your organization.

Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain speaks around the world at a wide range of events.

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