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A Thousand Cuts

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Written and Directed by
RAMONA S. DIAZ

Produced by
RAMONA S. DIAZ
LEAH MARINO

Executive Producers
LAURENE POWELL JOBS
DAVIS GUGGENHEIM
JONATHAN SILBERBERG
NICOLE STOTT
RANEY ARONSON-RATH
DAVID J. CORNFIELD
LINDA A. CORNFIELD

Producers
JULIE GOLDMAN
CHRISTOPHER CLEMENTS
CAROLYN HEPBURN

Edited by
LEAH MARINO

Cinematography by
GABRIEL GOODENOUGH
JEFFREY JOHNSON

Composer
SAM LIPMAN

Co-Producer
GABRIEL GOODENOUGH

Associate Producer
KAHLIL-ALLANA DE GUZMAN

Field Producers
JUDZ ALEXANDER SALTARIN
MARICRIS CALILUNG
INKY NAKPIL
DHANG DE CASTRO
PAULINE MANGILOG SALTARIN
KRISTINE KINTANA

Production Coordinators
FIXER INK
GIRLIE LINAO
TAFFY SANTIAGO

Drone Photography
OMELL CRUZ

Additional Camera
ORLANDO DE GUZMAN
JUN AVES
RAMONA S. DIAZ
JASON BLAYLOCK
CARSTEN STORMER

Assistant Camera
JUNIBERT FELICIANO
MICHAEL ZERDA
JOHN PAUL TANEDO
ENRICO EMPAINADO

Location Sound Recordists
HENRY PHILIP LU
JIM CHOI
JOHN MICHAEL MACACHOR
JONATHAN Q. HEE

Additional Sound
JEN PATTEN
TYLER KILLER

Production Assistants
CAREN CRUZ
DARIUS MACUSI
MANUEL SILVA-PAULUS
ALLISON PESCHEL KEEL

Production Drivers
AL ALBERTO
JOSE DELA VEGA
DOMINGO PAMITTAN MAGORA

Consultants
JULIE MACKAMAN
SHEILA CORONEL

Post Production Supervisor
SUSAN LAMARCA

Assistant Editor
KATRINA DE VERA

Interns
ZAHRA TAPAL
SUSIE SMITH

Motion Graphics
FIRST MATES
DAVID HOBIZAL
SISSY EMMONS HOBIZAL

Footage Courtesy of
RAPPLER
RTVM
THE ATLANTIC
TIME

Additional Sources
CNN PHILIPPINES
GMA
DEMOCRACY NOW COMMITTEE TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS
CBSN
MOCHA USON BLOG
THINKING PINOY
THE GUARDIAN
CNN
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
ANC

Headlines and Articles Courtesy of
RAPPLER

Photos Courtesy of
RAFFY LERMA

For TBD POST

DI Colorist
BRANDON THOMAS

DI Editors
DENNIS VALK
KAGAN DURMER

DI Supervisor
TED GRIFFIS

Re-Recording Mixer /
Supervising Sound Editor
BRAD ENGLEKING

Sound Editors
DUSTY ALBERTZ
KYLE SCRIBNER

Post Producer
FRANCES TOM-SAHR

For Concordia Studio

President, Nonfiction
JONATHAN SILBERBERG

EVP Nonfiction
NICOLE STOTT

EVP Nonfiction Physical Production
SHANNON DILL

Senior Development Executive, Nonfiction
RACHEL TRAUB

Development Executive, Nonfiction
EMMA D. MILLER

Development Coordinator, Nonfiction
HELEN BUTCHER

Production Manager, Nonfiction
KELSEY CARR

Associate Producer, Nonfiction
RYAN DALY

Production Coordinator, Nonfiction
GABRIEL CASTE

Executive Assistant, Nonfiction
TAYLOR MICELOTTA

For Motto Pictures

Associate Producer
MARISSA ERICSON

Post Production Coordinator
SAMANTHA BLOOM

Production Associate
J. DANIEL TORRES

Legal Counsel
– Focus Law Media Group
JUSTINE JACOB
RICHARD LEE
HEATHER BUTTERFIELD

Accounting Services
NANCY ADAMS
MAGGIE DUNLAP

Insurance Services
MOMENTOUS INSURANCE
WINNIE WONG
JENNIFER SMALL

Original Song by
“A THOUSAND CUTS”
Written by: Ruby Ibarra
Produced by: Angelo “LASI” Macaraeg
Performed by: Ruby Ibarra
featuring Ann One

Special Thanks
Clooney Foundation for Justice
AMAL AND GEORGE CLOONEY
DAVID PRESSMAN

Democracy Now
AMY GOODMAN

PHILIPPINE CENTER FOR INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM
NATIONAL UNION OF JOURNALISTS OF THE PHILIPPINES
COMMITTEE TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS
INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR JOURNALISTS
REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS
THE ATLANTIC FESTIVAL
REUTERS
CENTER FOR INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM
DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES
MANILA HOUSE
Otso Diretso – Liberal Party
PDP – Laban
Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP)

Samira Gutoc’s Staff
MIRA GADIL
NAZH BERGANIO
JAMAL LUCMAN

Sen. Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa’s Staff
MAY DELA ROSA
JOBING MONTANO

Esther Margaux “Mocha” Uson’s Staff
DAVID JOJIT BAGUNA
ARIS OLEA

Presidential Communications
Operations Office (PCOO)

Media Accrediation and
Relations Office (MARO)

Commissions on Elections (COMELEC)

Parish Pastoral Council for
Responsible Voting (PPCRV)

THERESE GAMBOA

CREATIVE CAPITAL
UNITED STATES ARTIST
CHICKEN AND EGG PICTURES
WOMEN AT SUNDANCE
ABIGAIL ABIGAN
KATE AMEND
LIANA BARCIA
JIHAN ROBINSON BASSETT
GEMMA BAGAYAUA-MENDOZA
JOSH BRAUN
CARLOS CELDRAN
REG CHUA
BRITTNI COLLINS
REY CUERDO
SUZY DELVALLE
MARGA DEONA
CORISSA DIAZ
SABINA DIAZ-RIMAL
JESSICA FERRER
MICHAEL GIBBONS
ERICA GINSBERG
DEANA HAGGAG
MATT KEENER
HELENA KENNEDY
PEDRO KOS
ALEXANDRA LAMB-MORAN
AMANDA LEBOW
RAFFY LERMA
MALOU MANGAHAS
MIA MANOSA
LYNETTE MIRANDA
BAMBINA OLIVARES
IAN OREFICE
ERIN OWENS
MAE PANER
SAMARTH PATEL
CHRISTOS PATHIAKIS
JULIE POSETTI
COURTNEY RADSCH
ANDREA RECTO MONTENEGRO
HERMELINA AND PETER RESSA
NICOLE RESSA
FR. ROBERT REYES
CECILLE SANTOS
JEFF SEELBACH
MARIANNA SCHAFFER
TEREZA SIMIKOVA
CAT TAYLOR
THEODORE TE
JHETT TOLENTINO
LESLIE TUCKER
GELO VILLAR
BROOKE WENTZ
MARIA ZUCKERMAN
THE RAPPLER TEAM

Investment Support Provided by
LUMINATE, THROUGH LUMINATE FUND LLC
DAVID CHAN

A Thousand Cuts Original Production Funding Provided by
Cinereach
Catapult Film Fund
Sundance Institute
International Documentary Association (IDA)

Original funding for this program was provided by public television stations, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Ford Foundation, Abrams Foundation, Park Foundation, Heising-Simons Foundation, FRONTLINE Journalism Fund with major support from Jon and Jo Ann Hagler and additional support from Laura DeBonis and Scott Nathan.

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