Money & Speed: Inside the Black Box

Money & Speed: Inside the Black Box is a thriller based on actual events that takes you to the heart of our automated world. Based on interviews with those directly involved and data visualizations up to the millisecond, it reconstructs the flash crash of May 6th 2010: the fastest and deepest U.S. stock market plunge ever.

 Money & Speed: Inside the Black Box is developed by filmmaker Marije Meerman in close collaboration with design studio Catalogtree. This explorative documentary is a marriage of strong storytelling and meticulous visual analysis. A rare opportunity to experience what is happening inside the black boxes of our rapidly evolving financial markets.


Screenplay & Directed by Marije Meerman
Design & Data Visualisations: Catalogtree
Research: Gerko Wessel
Photography: Maarten Kramer
Sound: Eric Look
Editing: Rinze Schuurman
Music & Effects: Joris van Gunsven
Programmer: Systemantics, Noodlewerk
Financial Data: Share Company, Nanex, Tickdata
Re-recording mixer: Jaim Sahuleka
Colorgrading: Jeff Grosveld
Producer: Mariska Schneider VPRO Backlight
Project Management: Gert Jan Kuiper, Gerard Meijer
Commissioning Editors: Henneke Hagen, Jos de Putter