Films : Dad’s Dead : full production credits

a film by Chris Shepherd


Chris Shepherd


Chris Shepherd

cast in picture

hand artist
Thomas Sturges-Allard
narrator’s mother
Kay D’Arcy
old man
Dave Kent
children's book dog
Johnno's dad
John Murphy
Johnno's mum
Dallas Messias
children's book boy
Joe Robson Rutherford
children's book lady
Charlotte McDougall
Chris Freeney
Julie Maisey


narrated by
Ian Hart

live-action personnel

director of photography
Peter Ellmore
camera operator
Neil Riley
Mark Swaffield
James Lewis
additional photography
David Clapham
Dean Ford
prop maker
Andy Gent
Maria Manton
Katrina Mernagh
live-action effects
Denis Russo
production assistant
Emma Hutchkison
Anja Nicolas
casting director
Lin Cordoroy

image personnel

animation and compositing
Suzanne Deakin
Kirsten Kelly
James Newport
Alan Andrews
Leigh Hodgkinson
Chris Shepherd
film grade and transfer
Gary Brown
Seb Dutchy
Inferno editor
Giles Cheetham

incorporated image material

Kajagoogoo and Osmonds stills appear courtesy of Redferns Photo Library
Doctor Who cards appear courtesy of BBC Worldwide

sound personnel

John Moore
sound designer
Andy Humphreys

production personnel

video post co-ordination
Matt Adams, Soho 601
Maria Manton, Slinky Pictures
production company
Slinky Pictures


special thanks

Moving Image Development Agency, North West Arts Board, Liverpool Housing Action Trust, Liverpool City Council, Ealing Film Office, Sanctuary Sound, Video Europe, Cutting Edge, Sandra Harris, Babs Warmingham

Dave Groundsel, Roger Hagon, Xpression, Denis Russo, Suzanne Deakin, Michelle Yu, Sarah Peacock, Jeff Goldner, Jake Shepherd, pupils from Mission Grove Primary School London, Debra Harding, Jane Hicks, Simon Wilson & Les @ Corinth Tower, Soho 601, Digital Film Lab, 750 mph

very special thanks

Yvette Burrows & Chris Manton

primary funding

an animate! production for the Arts Council of England and Channel 4

© Chris Shepherd 2003