Barnet Bain

Barnet Bain is an Oscar-winning producer of What Dreams May Come, the writer and producer of The Celestine Prophecy, and an Emmy nominee for Homeless to Harvard. He also directed the film Milton’s Secret, based on the novel by Eckhart Tolle. Barnet is a core faculty member at Columbia University’s Spirituality Mind Body Institute and author of The Book of Doing and Being: Rediscovering Creativity in Life, Love and Work and The Third Story: Awakening the Love that Transforms. Through his creativity workshops, Barnet guides people of all ages to expand their vision of what is possible and develop their gifts and talents with passion.

Learn more about this presenter's work:


  • Enlightenment at the Movies

    For all of us learning to generate magical lives, do movies reveal a clue? Author and Oscar-winning producer Barnet Bain thinks so.

  • Reclaiming Your Creative Self

    In every part of life, from the way we run countries and do business to how we love each other, new and creative approaches are necessary, says author and Oscar-winning producer Barnet Bain.

  • Reframing Your Drama

    If you, like most of us, tend to obsess on drama, focusing relatively less attention on the flowing, pleasant experiences of life, try this approach from author and film producer Barnet Bain.