Filmography: _Documentary: _Act of God: _Credits

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Feature Documentary

2008

Colour

75 minutes

 

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Mongrel Media [Can.]

Zeitgeist Films [USA]

 

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Act of God Press Kit.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

Directed by Jennifer Baichwal
Produced by Nick de Pencier, Daniel Iron + Jennifer Baichwal
Director of Photography Nick de Pencier
Editor Roland Schlimme
Assistant Editor
Avril Jacobson
Visual Research
Elizabeth Klinck
Cuba Unit Production Manager Iohamil Navarro
Mexico Unit Production Manager
Grazia Rade
Production Coordinators Nadia Tavazzani
Hanna Tower
Delphine Roussel
Production Accountants
Andrea Greaney
Yvonne Bayer
United Kingdom Co-ordinators Miranda Davis
Nikki Weston
Researchers Nicola Pulling
Walid Bitar
Alejandra Fuentes
Additional Archive Research
Helena Raposo
Tanya Fleet
YouTube Footage Researcher
Martin Finlayson
Translators Ferdinando Dell'Omo
Mariana Osuna Perez
Alison Skyrme
Morenike Tunde-Idowu
Fernanda Villanueva
Title Design & Diagram Graphics
Elysha Poirier
Second Unit Cinematographer
Geoff Lackner
Second Camera Operator France
Jerome Carret
Mexico Sound Recordist
David Morenu Rade
Daily Camera Assistant
Onno Weeda
Production Assistants
Drew Allan
Elvina Baichwal
Samantha Earl
James Fletcher
Ryan Hupponen
Carolyn Neuert
Regina Skerjanec
Office Production Assistants
Karen Brown
Stephanie Herzog
Maria-Saroja Ponnambalam
Mercury Films Office Manager
Christine Hobson
Daily Assistant Editor
David McGroarty
Storm Chase Consultant
Ron Gravelle
Las Vegas Location Stills Photographer
Alixandra Peters
DI Editor
Frank Biasi
DI Colourist
Mark Kueper
DI Project Supervisor
Pat Duchesne
Supervising Sound Editor
David Rose
Dialogue Editor
Susan Conley
Re-recording Mixers Lou Solakofski
David Rose
Film & Video Post
Technicolor Creative Services
Audio Post
Tattersall Sound and Picture
Dolby Sound Consultant
Paul Capuano
Tax Credits
Del Mehes
Insurance Unionville Insurance Brokers/
Jones Brown and Associates
Accounting Kay and Warburton CA
Interim Financing Aver Media LLP
For Foundry Films Shana Collier
Production Executive, documentary
Bruce Cowley
Commissioning Editor, documentary Michael Burns
Commissioning Editor, ARTE
Christoph Jorg
Commissioning Editor, Channel 4
 Katie Speight
Writers Jennifer Baichwal
James O'Reilly
Cast, in order of appearance Paul Auster
Fred Frith
Chris Frith
James O'Reilly
Jean Ivens
Alex Hermant
Dalila Hermant
Dannion Brinkley
With the participation of
Compassion in Action
David Bradbury
Walter J. Foreman
Olga Lidia Fuentes Garcie
Jim Kilner
Armando Emilio Gastell Pinillo
Gregg Segal
Gerry Serino
Lyanel Fuentes Zonilla
Special thanks Peter Aston
R.A.N. Bonnycastle
Kathryn M. Brinkley
Claude Gary
Peter Greenaway
Grant Ivens
Michael Ondaatje
Thank you
Tom Alexander
Jim Allodi
Hussain Amarshi
Maria Ramirez Mancilla Areli
Arquitecto Joaquin Arias
Anne Beresford
Grace Carnale-Davis
Club Integral
Jesus Gonzalez de la Cruz
Martin de la Fouchardiere
Michael de Pencier
Miranda de Pencier
Joost den Hartog
Margaret Deriaz
Fearless Films
Films A Trois
Susan Fleming
Ivan Giroud
Don Maximo Gonzalez
Laurence Green
Caroline Habib
Steven Halpern, Inner Peace Music
Krakow City Council
Robert Koumans
Avi Lewis
Heike Liss
Al Maciulis
Anne Mackenzie
Musee de la Foudre
Michaelle McLean
Maria Eugenia Perez Morales
Olivia Morandon
Jose Artemio Ornelas Perez
Adriana N. Peters
Alixandra Peters
Alysia K. Peters
Angelica A. Peters
Evan Peters
Calvin Peterson
Alberta Valdez Ramirez
Jillson Roland Evans
Pedro Reina Rosas
John Rowley
Maria Padron Ruiz
Marita Rutyer
Maria del Refugio Salazar
Jorge Luis Sanchez
Shelley Saywell
Helga Stephenson
Jane Tattersall
Danish Vahidy
Oscar Van Der Velde
Kathy Weinkauf
Larry Weinstein
Jennifer Weiss
Charles Wessler
West Los Angeles Veterans' Administration Facility
David Wharnsby
Sandra Whipham
Sarah Whitehouse
Pablo Compillo Zalazar

 

Original Music Improvised by Fred Frith


Original Music Composed by Martin Tielli, Dave Bidini and Selina Martin

 

Performed by Martin Tielli, Dave Bidini and Selina Martin, with Dwayne Gale and Kevin Hearn

 

No Birds

Performed and Written by Fred Frith

from: Fred Frith Guitar Solos

Courtesy of Anthill Records

 

Red Rag

Performed and Composed by Fred Frith

 

Theatre

Performed and Improvised by Fred Frith

from: Clearing

Courtesy of Tzadik

 

Stock Footage & Images Provided by

Simon Carroll

Getty Images

Martin Lisius - Prairie Pictures/Stormstock

NASA

Q Films - Sam Hudecki

Alex Hermant

Framepool

Absolutely Wild Visuals

"El Norte", Grupo Reforma

 

YouTube Footage Provided by

Jamie Bailey

Steve Douglas

Jeffrey Firestone

Christa Jones

Melissa Livermore

Ryan Maloney

Jeremy Nephew

Iain Robinson

Paul Robinson, Jr.

Phillip Tokish

Owen Williams

 

The summer storms were filmed on Georgian Bay and Lake of the Woods, Ontario

 
Produced in association with
DOCUMENTARY

 

CHANNEL 4

 

ARTE

 
Produced with the financial participation of
CANADIAN TELEVISION FUND

CTF: Licence Fee Program
Telefilm Canada: Equity Investment Program

 

ROGERS DOCUMENTARY FUND

 

CANWEST-HOT DOCS COMPLETION FUND

 

With the assistance/participation of the

CANADIAN FILM & VIDEO TAX CREDIT

 

Produced by


MERCURY FILMS INC.


FOUNDRY FILMS INC.


Recorded in Dolby Digital


© 2008 Mercury/Foundry Lightning Inc.