The Bible's Buried Secrets
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Lauren Aguirre, Executive Editor
Kristine Allington, Project Coordinator
Darcy Forlenza, Editorial Assistant
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Alan Kwan, Developer
David Levin, Assistant Editor
Susan K. Lewis, Editor
Tacita Morway, Senior Developer
Dan Nolan, Associate Designer
Melissa Salpietra, Assistant Editor
Peter Tyson, Editor in Chief
Rachel VanCott, Editoral Assistant

Image Credits 
The Bible's Buried Secrets homepage
Image composite: (biblical scholar, reenactment) © WGBH Educational Foundation

Senior Executive Producer's Story
Images: (Paula Apsell, CGI Bible, reenactment, silver scrolls, scribe reenactment, Dome of the Rock) © WGBH Educational Foundation; (Solomon's Temple) © DamnFX

The Foundation of Judaism
Images: (Abraham) © Jozsef Molnar/Corbis; (Abraham and Isaac) Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn/Courtesy The Bridgeman Art Library International; (Shabbat reenactment, Jewish boy, circumcision ritual) © WGBH Educational Foundation; (Solomon's temple) © DamnFX

Video: (Cohen interview) © WGBH Educational Foundation

Archeology of the Hebrew Bible
Images: (clay figurine, biblical archeologist, Merneptah Stele, pottery vessels, tablet, slab, Asherah figurine, Temple Mount) © WGBH Educational Foundation; (Solomon) © Carta; (map) © Handcranked Productions

Video: (Dever interview) © WGBH Educational Foundation

Writers of the Bible
Images: (scribe hand, scribe, YHWH text, Torah, priestly writer, Israelites) © WGBH Educational Foundation; (Moses) Public Domain/Edmund Ollier; (Noah) Courtesy The Bridgeman Art Library International

Video: (Coogan interview) © WGBH Educational Foundation

Moses and the Exodus
Images: (Ribera painting) © SuperStock; (Israel in Egypt, Rembrandt painting) Courtesy The Bridgeman Art Library International; (Exodus reenactment, reunion in Canaan) © WGBH Educational Foundation; (mural) Courtesy Zev Radovan

Video: (Meyers interview) © WGBH Educational Foundation

The Palace of David
Images: (pottery, palace animation) © WGBH Educational Foundation; (Stepped Stone Structure) Courtesy Todd Bolen/BiblePlaces.com; (carved ivory, clay seal impression) Courtesy the Shalem Center; (King David) © Art Resource

Videos: (Mazar interview, palace animation) © WGBH Educational Foundation

Origins of the Written Bible
Images: (writing, biblical writer, proto-Hebrew alphabet, Torah reading) © WGBH Educational Foundation; (Gezer Calendar) Courtesy www.HolyLandPhotos.org; (mezuzah) Courtesy The Jewish Learning Experience www.jle.org

Ask the Experts
Images: (Carol Meyers) Courtesy Carol Meyers; (William Dever) © WGBH Educational Foundation; (Michael Coogan) Courtesy Michael Coogan

Archeological Evidence
Images: (Moses) Courtesy of The Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library; (map, Canaanite elite, Ramesses II statue, desecrated Canaanite statue, Merneptah Stele, population maps, house illustration, wall, map of gates, abecedary, relief at Karnak, Tel Rehov figurine, Tel Dan Stele, tomb, Assyrian art, silver scrolls, Babylonian text, Hebrew Bible) © WGBH Educational Foundation; (Dead Sea Scrolls) © Corbis

Who Wrote the Flood Story?
Images: (Hebrew text) © WGBH Educational Foundation

Religious Perspectives
Images: (Imam Shamsi Ali) Courtesy Imam Shamsi Ali; (Father Marcel Bouchard) Courtesy Father Marcel Bouchard; (Reverend Chloe Breyer) Courtesy Reverend Chloe Breyer; (Rabbi Wesley Gardenswartz) Courtesy Rabbi Wesley Gardenswartz; (Reverend Kenneth Himes) Courtesy Reverend Kenneth Himes; (Rabbi Burton Visotzky) Courtesy Rabbi Burton Visotzky; (Rabbi David Wolpe) Courtesy Rabbi David Wolpe

Behind the Scenes
Images: (Recreating the Temple: temple animation, Portraying the Writers: actor portraying scribe) © WGBH Educational Foundation; (Animating the Bible: Bible binding) © Handcranked Productions; (From Concept to Complete: test animation) © Providence Pictures

Videos: (Recreating the Temple, Portraying the Writers, Animating the Bible)
Original footage produced for NOVA by Gary Glassman; video podcast produced by Melissa Salpietra and Susan K. Lewis and edited by Melissa Salpietra; (From Concept to Complete) Original footage produced for NOVA by Gary Glassman; video edited by Rob Tinworth.

Video Extras
Images: (all) © WGBH Educational Foundation

Videos: (all) Original footage produced for NOVA by Gary Glassman; video edited by Rob Tinworth.

Radiocarbon Dating
Images: ("In the Lab" photographs) © Rachel VanCott/WGBH Educational Foundation; ("In the Lab" diagrams) Courtesy Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; (Bill Jenkins) Courtesy Bill Jenkins

Video: ("In Nature" animation) produced for NOVA Online by Melissa Salpietra, Narrated by David Levin.

TV Program Description
Image: (biblical writer) © WGBH Educational Foundation

Program credits

TV Program Credits

Narrated By
Liev Schreiber

Bible Readings By
Stockard Channing

Research By
Tristan Barako

Edited By
Rob Tinworth

Written, Produced and Directed by
Gary Glassman

Coordinating Producers
Maureen Barden Lynch
Fay Sutherland

Associate Producer
Ben Sweeney

Music
Ed Tomney

Animation, Bible and Design
Handcranked Productions

3D Animation and Matte Paintings
damnfx

Directors of Photography
Ibrahim El Batout
Nick Gardner
Ken Willinger
Eyal Zahavi

Assistant Camera
Shay Coten
Nimrod Golan

Sound Recordists
Bob Freeman
Amir Liani
John Osborne
Roger Phenix

Archival Research
Betsy Bayha
Jeremy Belzer-Adams
Kenn Rabin
Linda Davis

Art Direction
Gal Oren

Art Department
Eyal On
Tzvika Yutta

Merneptah Stele and Silver Scroll Props
Philip Creech

Costume Design
Inbal Rozental

Make Up
Tamar Benin
Adi Madar Haruch

Gaffer
Elad Braha

Key Grip
Bill Lee
Avihai Rohkon

Production Accountant
Bernard W. Klimaj

Storyboards
Ryder Windham

Production Managers
Romany Helmy (Egypt)
Nava Mizrahi (Israel)

Colorist
Stephen Baldwin

Sound Design and Edit
Greg McCleary
Raul Rosa

Sound Mix
Greg McCleary

Legal Counsel
Carl Freedman
Chace, Ruttenberg & Freedman

Production Assistant
Deborah Correa

Interns
Esther Bell
Matthew Cate
Benjamin Goetsch
Erica Goldstein
Stephanie Hudon

Cast
Itshak Cohen
Abu Elias
Rani Espanioly
Ali Gamal
Ayelet Gayego
Daniel Gayego
Itanow Gayego
Yehonatan Gayego
Daniel Halevi
Meni Behyamin M. Harbi
Shmaryahu Hillel
Dior Isaban
Romy Knebd
Yael Yanil Laktoosh
Ehod Lederman
Natanel Levi
Joseph Magen
Ethan Matoof
Ram Mizrahi
Monder Mohlastr
Ohad Nahari
Yosef Peled
Johan Portnoi
Marcelo Portnoi
Sugi Rehevi
Daiit Shoshar
Shayna Silverman
Evone Simaan

Archival
Albatross Aerial Perspective
The Bridgeman Art Library International
Courtesy of Carta Archives, Jerusalem
Corbis
Courtesy of The Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library
Erich Lessing / Art Resource, NY
FootageBank HD
Express/ Hulton Archive/ Getty Images
HIP / Art Resource, NY
Hebrew Union College
Highlight Films
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Courtesy of The Israel Antiquities Authority
Kelso Bible Lands Museum, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Palestine Exploration Fund, London
Pitts Theology Library, Candler School of Theology, Emory University
Réunion des Musées Nationaux / Art Resource, NY
Scala / Art Resource, NY
The Pierpont Morgan Library / Art Resource, NY
photolibrary
Zev Radovan
SuperStock
Courtesy of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
Bildarchiv Preussischer Kulturbesitz / Art Resource

Special Thanks
American Schools of Oriental Research
Suzanne Balaban
Karen Bowden
Brown University
Concept Link
Trude Dothan
East Jerusalem Development LTD.
Egyptian Museum in Cairo
Fine Arts Library of the Harvard College Library
Rabbi Wayne M. Franklin
Seymour Gitin
Zahi Hawass
Harvard Divinity School
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Margaret Heilbrun
Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Israel Antiquities Authority
Israel Museum
Justin Lev-Tov
Oded Lipschits
Aren Maeir
Hadassah Margolis
Cantor Brian J. Mayer
Lynne McCormack
Marilyn Mellowes
National Park Authority, Israel
Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology, Hebrew Union College - Jerusalem
Amy Olson
Steven Ortiz
Jenny Peek
Ronny Reich
Samaritan Community Center
Rabbi Joel Seltzer
Semitic Museum, Harvard University
Temple Emanu-El
The Jerusalem Archaeological Park - Davidson Center
David Ussishkin
Weizmann Institute
W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research
Samuel Wolff

Production Support
With grateful acknowledgement to the State of Rhode Island and Steven Feinberg, Director, the Rhode Island Film and Television Office The City of Providence, David N. Cicilline, Mayor

 

NOVA Series Graphics
yU + co.

NOVA Theme Music
Walter Werzowa
John Luker
Musikvergnuegen, Inc.

Additional NOVA Theme Music
Ray Loring
Rob Morsberger

Post Production Online Editor
Michael H. Amundson

Closed Captioning
The Caption Center

Executive Director of Strategy, Media Platforms, & Marketing
Anne Zeiser

Publicity
Carole McFall
Eileen Campion
Victoria Louie
Kate Becker
Karinna Sjo-Gaber

Marketing
Steve Sears

Senior Researcher
Gaia Remerowski

Production Coordinator
Linda Callahan

Paralegal
Sarah Erlandson

Talent Relations
Scott Kardel, Esq.
Janice Flood

Legal Counsel
Susan Rosen

Post Production Assistant
Darcy Forlenza

Associate Producer, Post Production
Patrick Carey

Post Production Supervisor
Regina O'Toole

Post Production Editors
Rebecca Nieto
Jason York

Post Production Manager
Nathan Gunner

Compliance Manager
Linzy Emery

Development Producer
Pamela Rosenstein

Supervising Producer
Stephen Sweigart

Business Manager
Joseph P. Tracy

Senior Producer and Project Director
Lisa Mirowitz

Coordinating Producer
Laurie Cahalane

Senior Science Editor
Evan Hadingham

Senior Series Producer
Melanie Wallace

Managing Director
Alan Ritsko

Senior Executive Producer
Paula S. Apsell

 

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