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Alive in Joburg (2005)

Country of Origin: South Africa
Year of Production: 2005
Running Times: 6m
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DIRECTION

Directed by: Neill Blomkamp


CREW

PRODUCTION
Copyright: © 2005 Spy Films
Production Company: A Spy Films production
Executive Producer: Carlo Trulli
Produced by: Simon Hansen and Sharlto Copley
Co-produced by: Robin Hays, Kirk Karasin, Shannon Worley
Production Manager: Jason Cope
Kliptown Co-ordinators: Olivia, Geoffrey

MUSIC
Score by: Clinton Shorter

SONGS AND ADDITIONAL MUSIC
"Harmonic Code"
By Q Department

SOUND
Sound Recordist: Sibo Nyambe
Sound Design: Francois Lafleur

SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS
Aliens Prosthetic FX by: Sarah Bergeest

VISUAL EFFECTS
Visual FX by: Neill Blomkamp, ratel.ca
Motion Capture by: Mainframe Inc.

OTHER CREW
Arms and Ammunition by: Hire Arms JHB
Kliptown Security: Robert, Pious
Police Gear by: Cameo Joe

LOCATIONS
Filmed in Johannesburg, South Africa
Location Manager: Jason Cope
Kliptown Location Manager: Dave Bloem

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Special thanks to the people of Kliptown, Soweto; all the staff of Coronation Children's Hospital; & Superintendent Mrs Susan Jordeen; Stephan Le Roux

CASTING
Casting by: Slaves Talent Management, Laura Stewart, Urban Casting Vancouver
Kliptown Cast Co-ordinator: Dave Bloem


CAST

Braam Greyling (cop 1)
Godfrey Seome (cop 2)
Dawie Ackermann (Afrikaans professor)
Sweetness Hlomza
Patrick Hlomza
Bennet Mogobithla
Zakiel Mogobithla
Jess Newing
Scott Donaldson


PLOT SUMMARY

A news report of a race of aliens who have been confined to a ghetto in South Africa.


TIMELINE

2006
September

6: France - shown at the L'Étrange Festival


LINKS

SEE ALSO
District 9 (2009)


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OTHER SOURCES

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KEYWORDS

aliens, apartheid, military, news reports, slums

 


Last Updated: 11 July, 2009

 


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