the film: project credits

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Web Site Credits

Executive Producer
Howard Cutler

Producer
Luke Crafton

Lead Designer
Tyler Howe

Lead Developer
Molly Frey

Flash Developers
Daniel Bulli
Michael McCrary

Video Developer
Jon Alper

Editorial Contributors
Luke Crafton
Alix Nyberg Stuart

Production Assistant
Tina Lim

Editorial Intern
Katherine Kordaris

Business Manager
Adriana Sacchi

Special Thanks
Amanda Hirsch
Jessica Ludwig


Film Credits

Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness is a Robert Kirk and diane estelle Vicari film. Presented by Dentsu Inc., in association with David Rubinson and Creative Production Group LLC.

Written and Directed by
Robert Kirk

Produced by
diane estelle Vicari

Executive Producers
Shozo Katsuta
Norio Hayashi
Alan Ett
David Rubinson

Narrated by
Neil Ross

Sugihara's Theme composed by
Bill Conti

Editor
Matt Stevenson

Director of Photography
Paul Dougherty

Consulting Producers
Anne Hoshiko Akabori
Hiroki Sugihara

Consultants
Pamela Rotner Sakamoto, Ph.D.
Eric Saul
Rabbi Marvin Tokayer

Photographers
Paul Johnson
Scott Judy
Eric Marquis
Richard Neill

Field Audio
Tom Staton
Greg Brazaille
Sam Diamond
Scott Johnson
John Scarpaci
George Spies

Voices
Stuart Calof
In Other Words
Kevin Moore
Todd Red
Véronique Vicari

Original Music by
Ashley Irwin

Original Music mixed by
Tommy Vicari

Solo Violinist
Daniel Andai

End theme performed by
Daniel Andai and Greg Mathieson

Music by
Alan Ett Music Group

Music Supervisor
Tim Aarons

Coordinating Producers
Scott Corburn
Rob Lihani

Music Editor
Max Bowers

Digital Audio Editing
Pablo Munguia

Music Studio Courtesy of
L.A. FX

Post Production Audio
Media City Sound

Re-recording Mixer
Sam Kauffmann

Assistant Engineer
Ulysses Noriega

Recordists
Erik Valenzuela
Marcus Pardo

Additional Editing
Stephen Pomerantz

Post-Production
Ann J. Hackett
Matt Duclos
Erich Randolph
Abe Scheuermann

Clearance Supervision
Valarie Sheldon

Main Title Design & Graphics
ak23

Illustrations
Rafael Guber

General Counsel
Henry B. Goldstein

ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE COURTESY OF
Budget Films Stock Footage
Colorlab
Fuji Television Network, Inc.
Hot Shots/Cool Cuts
International Historic Films, Inc.
Kazumo Co., Ltd.
Krosney Productions, Ltd.
National Archives and Records Administration
NHK International, Inc.
Nippon TV
The National Center for Jewish Film @ Brandeis University
The Nippon Eiga Shinsha, Ltd.
Mier Yeshiva, 1998 - Marina Sonkina
Split-S Media
Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation,
      Benjamin Fishoff and Rabbi Samuel Graudenz
UCLA Film and Television Archive

ARCHIVAL PHOTOS COURTESY OF
Asahi Shinbun-sha
Corbis
Foreign Ministry Archives, Tokyo
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague, The Netherlands
Pacific Stars and Stripes - Ken George
The Simon Wiesenthal Center Library and Archive:
      In Memory of George Kadish
Leni Sonnenfeld
Yad Vashem, Jerusalem
Zentrale Stelle, Ludwigsburg
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives:
      American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
      Beit Lohamei Haghettaot
      Dokumentationsarchiv des Oesterreichischen Widerstandes
      U.S. Library of Congress
      U.S. National Archives
      YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
      Zentrale Stelle der Landesjustizverwaltungen
Visas for Life: The Righteous Diplomats Project
Morning Prayers, Lask, 1937 by Roman Vishniac © Mara Vishniac-Kohn

THE PRODUCERS WISH TO THANK
Bill Conti
The Sugihara Family
Susan D. Bachrach
Michael Berenbaum
Rabbi Abraham Cooper
Michael Engel
Herb Krosney
Hillel Levine
Visas for Life Foundation
Dr. Jan Zwartendyk

ADDITIONAL FUNDERS
Thomas C. Vicari
Digital Ranch Productions
Louis & Kelly Gonda
Anna Akabori
Melvin Fox
Ronald & Joan Braun
Nancy Lee Giller
Mary & Gerald Swartz
Mazal & Marvin Tokayer
Harold & Lorraine Domnitch
Alan & Lois Elkin
Gene and Gail Rubinson

FISCAL SPONSORSHIP
International Documentary Association

FOR WGBH BOSTON
Senior Executive Producer
Paula Apsell

Executive Producer for WGBH
Melanie Wallace


IN MEMORY OF HIROKI SUGIHARA 1936 - 2001