Memoirs of a Former Mystic - Documentary film on an ex-New Age guru
Jessica Schab, born in Vancouver, Canada, is an author and coach who applies critical thinking, metacognition and memetics to assist others in the transition from believer to thinker.
After fifteen years on the ‘New Age metaphysical path’, she renounced it, as she understood it was psychologically harmful.
She is now a speaker on the importance of rational thinking. In sharing her story, she wants to provide an understanding of the patterns of self-manipulation and exploitation.
She is a prolific poetry and blog writer providing an inside-look at the consequences of letting your beliefs think for you. A vast audience follows her
Bali Blog series, where she details her journey from mystic to skeptic.
For ten years, she worked in the film and animation industry as a production assistant. She’s passionate about animation and story-telling.
She’s the co-writer of the documentary film ‘All Is Not Well – An Investigation into our Gamble with the Psyche’.
Jessica Schab is the manager of the EOF Project, as well as the co-creator and coach for its ‘Logically Emotional’ one-year training program.
She’s co-creator and instructor for the ‘All In the Mind’ course at the Cambridge e-Learning Institute.
Élisabeth Feytit, born in Paris, France, is a film producer, author and editor. She produced and co-produced dozens of documentary, short narrative and corporate films that were shown and awarded in festivals around the world.
For twelve years, she worked as a technical advisor and instructor for France 24, France 2, France Ô, M6, LCI, and Public Sénat TV channels.
Élisabeth Feytit first studied Business and Administration at the MBA Institute in Paris. After a few years working in sales and strategy, in particular in the music and video industry, she embraced a new career in filmmaking.
She specialized in film editing at the INA (Institut National de l’Audiovisuel) and in documentary filmmaking at La Fémis, in Paris. She gained experience as an assistant for Raymond Depardon and Bruno Aveillan in advertising.
She launched her first production company, La Marée Monte, in 2001.
She is currently producing documentary films with a focus on a rational and curious exploration of the way the mind works.