agent of connection

William Cromartie is a BART station agent in Oakland who finds meaning through the simple act of saying hello.



The Atlantic “The Life-Changing Act of Saying Hello”

SF Chronicle “Meet Everyone's Favorite BART Agent”

SFist “BART Station Agent Happily Greets Thousands Daily”

Laughing Squid “BART Station Agent Greets 4,000 Commuters Daily”



Directed by Ivan Cash

Special Thanks: m ss ng p eces

Director of Photography: Keenan Newman

Editor: Ivan Cash

Producer: Rachel Barth

Drone Operator: Tanner Beree

Original Score: Roger Neill

Assistant Camera: Matt Grote

Sound: Michael Clifford

Production Assistants: Ian Freiberg & Janice Echevarria

Colorist: Ayumi Ashley

Audio Mix: Ant Food

Editorial Prep: Brian Frank

Special Thanks: Luis Peña, Ari Kuschnir, Michael Reiner, Brian Frank, Santiago Carraquilla, Dania Soares, Andy Dao, Wilson Brown