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AVP: Alien vs Predator (2004)

Country of Origin: USA/UK/Czech Republic/Canada /Germany
Year of Production: 2003
Running Times:
Format:
colour
Ratio: 2.35:1
Sound: DTS

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox Presents a Davis Entertainment Company/Brandywine Production  A Lonlink-Stillking-Kut-Babelsberg co-production. Produced in association with Inside Track 2 LLP
Executive Producer: Wyck Godfrey, Thomas H. Hammel, Mike Richardson
Producers: John Davis, Gordon Carroll, David Giler, Walter Hill
Co-Producers: Chris Symes, Matthew Stillman, David Minkowski
Associate Producers: Henning Molfenter, Thierry Potok, Grace Gilroy
Production Manager: Martina Burgetová
Unit Production Managers: Adam Goodman, Thomas M. Hammel
2nd Unit Production Manager: Jana Hrbková
Production Coordinator: Sam Mill
2nd Unit Production Coordinator: Sammi Davis
2nd Unit On-Set Coordinator: Katerina Silná

SCRIPT
Script: Paul W.S. Anderson
Screen Story: Paul W.S. Anderson, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shussett
Characters: Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shussett (from Alien (1979)); Jim Thomas, John Thomas (1987)

DIRECTION
Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
2nd Unit Director: Bharat Nalluri
1st Assistant Director: Mark Egerton
2nd Unit 1st Assistant Director: Edward Brett
2nd Assistant Director: Jakub Dvorák
2nd Unit 2nd Assistant Director: Martin Sebik
Additional 2nd Assistant Director: Andy Howard
3rd Assistant Directors: Philip Lee Seeger, Lucinda Egerton
2nd Unit 3rd Assistant Director: Lubomír Kadane

PHOTOGRAPHY
Director of Photography: David Johnson
2nd Unit Director of Photography: Sue Gibson
Mountain Unit Director of Photography: Keith Partridge
Camera Operator: Jaromír Sedina
2nd Unit Camera Operator: Jakub Dvorsky
Thermal Camera Operators: Andrew Schaale, Andrew Pilling
Assistant Camera: Ashley Bond
2nd Unit Video Assist Operator: Michal Chadima

EDITING AND POST-PRODUCTION
Editor: Alexander Berner
1st Assistant Editor: Martin Hubacek
Post Production Supervisor: Emma Zee
Post Production Coordinator: Lucy Teire

MUSIC
Music: Harald Kloser

COSTUMES AND MAKE-UP
Hair For Samaa Lathan: Sherman Hawthorne
Costume Designer: Magali Guidasci

SPECIAL MAKE UP EFFECTS
Special Effects Make Up: John Calpin

SPECIAL EFFECTS
Special Effects Supervisor: Gerd Feuchter
2nd Unit Special Effects Supervisor: Karl-Heinz Bochnig, Kamil Jafar
Special Effects Floor Supervisor: Bernd Rautenberg
Special Effects Coordinator: Stepán Janecek
Special Effects Foreman: Markus Geiger
Senior Technician: Wolfgang Higler
2nd Unit Senior Technician: Herbert Blank
Technicians: Armin Moritz, Torsten Knapp, Roland Kurtz, Pavel Policar, Peter Ortmaier, Karel Sebl
2nd Unit Technicians: Maurice Koester, Jan Holub, Rudolf Tudzaroff
Snow Effects Supervisor: Lucien Stephenson
Snow Effects Technicians: Christian Wollberg, Stephen Shelly, Michael Steinbacher, Del Reid
Model Maker: Charles D. Lee
Alien Effects: Alec Gillis, Tom Woodruff Jr
Special Effects Technicians: John Calpin, Maurice Koester
Foam Department Supervisor: Roland Blancaflor
Project Manager: Rolf Hanke

VISUAL EFFECTS
Digital Visual Effects: The Moving Picture Company; Double Negative; Cinesite (Europe) Ltd; Framestore-CFC; Universal Production Partners
Visual Effects Supervisor: John Bruno
Visual Effects Producer: Arthur Windus
Visual Effects Coordinators: Jennifer Silver, Catherine Shaw
Match Move Technicians: Mike Woodhead, Tyler Gooden
Miniatures Unit Supervisor: Bill Pearson
Camera Tracker: Peter Godden
Visual Effects Editor: Ian Differ
Head of Cyber Scanning: Sean Varney

Prague Miniatures Unit
Production Coordinator: Sanaz Missaghian
Production Manager: Jirí 'Gustaff' Husák
1st Assistant Director: Simon Emanuel
Director of Photography: Peter Talbot

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Production Designer: Richard Bridgland
Art Director: Adam O'Neil
Set Decorator: Peter Walpole
Set Designers: Marco Bittner Rosser, Stephan O. Gessler, Stephen Bream
Props/Set Dressing Coordinator: Bara Barova
Property Master: Jiri Macke
Conceptual Designer: Patrick Tatopoulos
Draughtsman: Aleksandar Sasha Matic

OTHER CREW
Script Supervisor: Jessica Clothier
2nd Unit Script Supervisor: Kazi Kopecká
Production Accountant: Sonny Ritscher
Assistant To Sanaa Lathan: Veronika Hladikova
Travel and Accommodation Coordinator: Jessica Bouz
Unit Publicist: Geoff Freeman

LOCATIONS
Locations: Prague, Czech Republic
Location Manager: Lukás Bech
Mountain Unit Location Manager: Terry Blyther

STUNTS
Stunt Double For Raoul Bova: Jan Petrina

CASTING
Casting: Suzanne M. Smith
Czech Republic Casting: Nancy Bishop
Czech Associate Casting: Minna Pyyhkala
Voice Casting: Brendan Donnison, Vanessa Baker

CAST
Sanaa Lathan (Alexa Woods)
Raoul Bova (Sebastian Wells)
Colin Salmon (Max Stafford)
Lance Henriksen (Charles Bishop Weyland)
Ewen Bremner (Graham Miller)
Agathe De La Boulaye (Adele Rousseau)
Tommy Flanagan (Verheiden)
Carsten Norgaard (Quinn)
Joseph Rye (Connors)
Sam Troughton (Thomas)
Tom Woodruff Jr (lead alien)

PLOT SUMMARY

An team of archaeologists discover a lost Aztec temple buried beneath the Antarctic ice. But the pyramid turns out to be much older than they thought and was once the training ground for teenage Predators who underwent rites of passage ceremonies by battling a race of vicious aliens. Now, a team of five adolescent Predators have arrived and the humans are soon caught in a running battle between the two alien species.

AVAILABILITY

Argentina
Distributors: Twentieth Century Fox de Argentina

Netherlands
Theatrical Distributors: Twentieth Century Fox Netherlands

Russia
Theatrical Distributors: Gemini Film

USA
Theatrical Distributors: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

TIMELINE

2003
October
24: Czech Republic - filming begins

2004
August

12: Thailand - theatrical release
13: Canada, USA - theatrical release
18: Philippines - theatrical release
19: Singapore - theatrical release

September
3: Brazil, Iceland - theatrical release
10: Norway, Sweden - theatrical release
16: Argentina, Mexico - theatrical release
30: Australia - theatrical release

October
21: Russia - theatrical release
22: UK - theatrical release
28: Netherlands - theatrical release
29: Finland, Spain - theatrical release

November
3: Belgium, France, Italy - theatrical release
4: Czech Republic, Germany - theatrical release
5: Austria, Denmark, Poland - theatrical release
18: Hungary, Japan - theatrical release

2005
January
5: Egypt - theatrical release

POSTER TAGS

Whoever wins... We lose.

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

AVP - advertising title

LINKS

SEQUEL TO
Alien (1979)
Aliens (1986)
Predator (1987)
Predator 2 (1990)
Alien 3 (1992)
Alien: Resurrection (1997)

SEE ALSO
Aliens vs Predator (1999)
Aliens vs Predator 2 (2001)
One Step Beyond: The Making of Alien: Resurrection (2003)

KEYWORDS

aliens, comic into film, predators

 


Last Updated: 18 March, 2009

 


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