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Seeing in the Dark
A Film by Timothy Ferris

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Music by Mark Knopfler and Guy Fletcher

Written, Produced, and Narrated by Timothy Ferris

Directed by Nigel Ashcroft

Based on the book Seeing in the Dark
By Timothy Ferris

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Director of Photography
Francis Kenny, A.S.C.

Editor
Lisa Day, A.C.E.

Production Designer
Cal Zecca

Special Effects
Don Davis

Sound Design
Kate Hopkins

Sound Mix
Walter Murch, C.A.S.

Associate Producer
Mark Andrews

Consulting Producers
Thomas Levenson
Peter Jones

Music
Original Music by Mark Knopfler and Guy Fletcher

"Dark Was The Night..."
Written and performed by Blind Willie Johnson

"Dark Was The Night..."
by Blind Willie Johnson
Performed by Patrick Ferris

"Blue Moon"
by Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers
Performed by The Marcels

"Gone"
by Smokey Rogers
Performed by Ferlin Husky

"Oboe Concerto in E-flat Major: Adagio"
by William Herschel
Performed by
Graham St-Laurent, oboe
Valerie Weber, Tatiana Daubek, and Joy Grimes, violins
Emily Rideout, viola; Ellen Wheel, cello; Ilana White, bass
Akiko Sato, harpsichord

"Like Snow"
Written and performed by Michael Koppelman

"Mama, 'Tain't Long fo' Day"
by Blind Willie McTell
Performed by Patrick Ferris

Program Business Affairs
Nondas Voll

Wardrobe
Cal Zecca
Wardrobe Assistants
Roxanne Harvey
Sam Pine

Camera Assistants
Petr Stepanek
Joe Christofori
Peter Farber
Bill Floyd
Colin Threinen

Assistant Editors
Ruth Bird
David Massachi
Mark Andrews

Sound Recording
Gabriel Monts
John Cameron
Roy Chase
Timothy Ferris
John Osborne
Clark Spencer
Tami Stepanek
Chris Weinland

Gaffers
Jon Fontana
Dave Hallas
Marty Segal
John Kiffmeyer

Grips
Drew Eckmann
Albert Ariza

Jib Operator
Colin Ducey

Carpenter
James Roach

Line Producer, Miami
Jim Bigham

Production Assistants
Glen Edison
Emmanuel Philogene
Maryann Arrien
Tyler Griffiths
Brady Kiernan
Joan Meister
Jordan Plotsky
Daniel Siekman

Makeup Artists
Kris Ravetto
Carmen Lopez
Kim Horecka
Vicki Morgenstern

Astrophotography
Robert Gendler
Akira Fujii
Jack Newton
Timothy Ferris
Francis Kenny
Kenneth Crawford
Michael A. Mayda
Mike Palermiti
Axel Mellinger
Allan E. Morton
Students at EUC Syd/AGS, Denmark
TunÁ Tezel
Andreas Roerig
Neil Fleming
Night Assistants
Stephen McFadden
William Strople

Location Photography
Mark Diamond

Advisors
Sallie L. Baliunas
Andrew Fraknoi
Stephen James O'Meara
Joseph Patterson
Carl Pennypacker
William H. Schmidt
Neil Tyson
John Wagoner
Barbara Wilson
Janet Mattei (1943-2004)
Bohdan Paczynski (1940-2007)

Cast
Deerfield Beach, 1956
Braden Bullard
Key Biscayne, 1961
Patrick Ferris
Elisa McDaniel
Jake Faulkner
Debby Dowlin
Amanda Nelson, Melissa Magid
Jack Farniglio, Jamie Calmet, Ivan Rivera
Nashville, 1871
Luke Gonhes
Hastenbeck, 1757
Graham St-Laurent
Miami, 2006
Jonathan Rigaud, Chad-Jamie Rigaud, Nico Amaro
Studio Teacher
Carolyn Crimmley

Special Thanks
Thorn McDaniel
Pamela Barish
Summer & Michael Mann
Francis Ford Coppola
Menno Meyjes
Jeanette Etheredge
Hyman Field
Sue Moore
Tim Hallinan
Alice Mayhew
Owen Laster
Paul Crockford
David Winton
Larry Botto
Steve Mandel
Jon Else
William Sheehan
Don Parker
John Martin
Leif Robinson
David J. Eicher
Rick Fienberg
Al Nagler
Daniel Mounsey
Patricia Dinner
Greg Estrada
Claudia and Ruben Farias
Gonsalo Jauregui
Elsa Ramos
Stephen Whalen
Dale Hughes
Martha Kurtz
Steve Sable
Mogens Winther
Brendan Parsons, the Seventh Earl of Rosse
Harvard College Observatory
New Mexico Skies
Canon USA
Santa Barbara Instrument Group
Meade Instruments
Software Bisque
Unitron
Televue
Mazda USA
Rocky Hill Farm
Judge Family Vineyard
City and County of San Francisco
Rancho Del Sol Observatory
San Francisco Sidewalk Astronomers
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Kenneth Frank
Robert English
Alexandra Rodriguez
Jorge Canals
Pat Latternar
Steven Geisler
Jean Baird and Thomas Addis Ferris

Archival Materials
Researcher: Susan Hormuth
National Archives and Records Administration
Mount Wilson Observatory
Hubble Space Telescope
ESA/NOAO/AURA
NASA/JPL/Caltech
Springfield Telescope Makers
Manchester Astronomical Society
Vanderbilt University Archives
New York University Archives
Mary Lea Shane Archives, University of California, Santa Cruz
Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology
Georgia Institute of Technology Library and Information Center
The Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington
Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Harvard College Observatory Archives
The Herschel Museum of Astronomy
Science & Society Picture Library
David Malin Images
Birr Castle Demesne
WQAM Radio
NFL Films

Production Associates
Tami Flores
Perrin Gurel
Terra Weikel

Interns
Susanne McDowell
Sonya Grayson
Kathleen Manis
Donna April Chua Sy
Jack Winton

Personal Assistant to Timothy Ferris
Jessica Harris

Typography Design
Urban Digital Color
Troy Peters & Griff Williams

Digital Photo Processing
Francis Kenny
Timothy Ferris
Dana Smith
Jesse Dylan
Priscilla Cohen
Jeffrey Martin
Joshua Falcon
Ko Maruyama
Steve Toyama

Production Manager
Joanne Shen

Post-Production Supervisor
Pamela Esterson

HD Post-Production
HD Online Editors
Jonathan Vargo
Jesse Spencer
Lead VFX Artist
Ben Kopman
VFX Artists
Steffen Frech
Mark Singles
Post-Production Consultant
David O. Weissman

Digital Titling/Color Timing
Sunset Digital

Studio Recording Artists
Tom Disher
Emmett Corman
Paul Zahnley, C.A.S.

Narration Producer
Walter Murch, C.A.S.

Educational Outreach Director
Andrew Fraknoi

Website Design
kapow, inc.

Executive Producers
Timothy Ferris
Cal Zecca

This program was produced by ClockDrive Productions,
which is solely responsible for its content.
©ClockDrive Productions 2007. All rights reserved.
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