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Dead Meat (2003)

Country of Origin: Ireland
Year of Production: 2003
Running Times: 85 mins
Format: colour     digital video
Ratio:
Sound:

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Companies: A Horrorthon Picture in association with Bord Scannán na hÉireann (The Irish Film Board)
Copyright: Three Way Productions Ltd
Executive Producer For Bord Scannán na hÉireann /The Irish Film Board: Brendan McCarthy
Producers: Edward King, Michael Griffin
Line Producer: Margaret Moggin
Production Manager: Gareth Evans

SCRIPT
Script: Conor McMahon

DIRECTION
Director: Conor McMahon
Assistant Director: Gareth Evans

PHOTOGRAPHY
Director of Photography / Camera / Stedicam Operator: Andrew Legge
Assistant Camera: Eleanor Bowman
Stills: Philip Rogan
Crane Services: Ice-Man
Camera Equipment: VFG
Lighting Equipment: Cine Electric
Still Stocks: John Gunn Cameras

EDITING AND POST-PRODUCTION
Editor: Conor McMahon
Online Editor: Warren Dowling
Assistant Editor: Edward King
Colour Grading: Linzi Kan, Screen Scene

MUSIC
Music: John Gillooley
Additional Music: Edward King
Songs: David Muyllaert (Dead Meat); Peter Foott, Cormac O'Connor (Things That You Do)
Songs Performed By: David Muyllaert (Dead Meat); Joe O'Gorman (Things That You Do)
Songs Engineer: Colm Jones, Promenade Studios, Bray, County Wicklow (Dead Meat)

SOUND
Sound Recordist / Supervising Sound Editor: Fiadhnait McCann
Sound Mixers: Michelle Cunniffe, Peter Blayney
Boom Operator: Hugh Fox
Re-Recording Mixer: Michelle Cunniffe
Assistant Sound Editors: Brendan Geaney, Keith Lindsay
Foley Editors: Brendan Geaney, Fiadhnait McCann
Foley Artist: Caoimhe Doyle
Sound Equipment: Digi Rent & Sensible Music

MAKE UP AND COSTUMES
Make Up: Liz Byrne
Costume Designer: Leonie Prendergast
Wardrobe: Jaime Turner

VISUAL EFFECTS
Digital Effects: Noel O'Donnell
Model Makers: Jay Graham, Roy Gleasure, Brendan Fahy
Additional Model Makers: Sarah Carroll, Suse Reibisch

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Production Designer: Cornelius Browne
Art Director: Jay Graham

MISCELLANEOUS
Production Accountant: Justin Noone
Financial Advisor: Vince Pinnell
Van Driver: Philip Rogan
Vans Supplied By: Mohill Motors, John Boyle
Legal Services: Eugene Murphy, Eugene F. Collins Solicitors
Catering: The Mountain Tavern; McKeons; Eamon Lawlor
Insurance: John O'Sullivan, Media Insurance
Leitrim Country Council Arts Officer: Terre Duffy
Safety Equipment: Anderco Safety, Alan Anderson
Banking: Bank of Ireland

LOCATIONS
Locations: Leitrim, Ireland
Fenagh Abbey Location Approved By: Kate Shortall, National Monuments, Duchas
Castle Provided By: Sean O'Sullivan

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Special Thanks To: Bert Donlson; Andy Burke; Peter Walsh; Mark Mulqueen; Grainne Humphreys; Irish Film Institute
Additional Thanks To: Alan Collins; Paul Moore; Jim Duggan; Andrew Freedman; Paddy McDonald; John Leahy; Sarah Gaines; John Fitzgerald; Rachel Donovan; Jean McGrath; Anthony Litton; Hugo Monks; Shane O'Neill; Neill Conlan; Michael O'Toole; Sean McGorty; Liz Gill; Breda Walsh; Paul Tynan; Alan Coleman; Barbara henkes; Vanessa Gildea; Des Foley; Christie Dolan; Katie Lincoln; John McGahern; Eamon & Adeline King; Marie McMahon; Gerry MvMahon; Edwina Forkin; Tom McGuire; Carl Daft; Siraj Zaidi; Joe Condron; Jason Figgis; Johnny Figgis; Cormac Figgis; Jake West; Alex Chandon; Nico Rilla; Lorcan Dillon Kelly; Conor Chaney; Alan Farrell; Amanda Cashin; Eamonn Trundle; Kenny Coade; Jennifer Burns; Eoin Dunleavy; Fergus Byrne; Juangus Dinsmore; Barry O'Connor; James Peart; Sarah Cahill; Valerie Buckley; John Croyn; Kevin Lynch; Mark & Liz Callaghan; Tony Holland; John Jackson; Alan Lawlor; Kevin Dalton; Regina Molloy; VIP / Ace Taxis; Yvonne McMahon; Caroline McMahon; Brian McMahon; Sean & Ethel Griffin; Francesca Griffin; Amy Griffin; Claire Cassidy; Aiden Cunningham; Clare Maher; Lisa Garvey; Andy Fogarty; Darren Moloney; Eion Ryan; Ciaran Foy; Macdara Kelleher; Fran McManus; Lars Frazer; Tony Groves; Karl Milne; Martin Higgins; Gerry Butler; Ted Hennessy; Kate McGowan; Edel Culleton; Cathy Fitzgerald; Johnny Butane; Ryan "Rotton" Turek; www.creature-corner.com; Tony Keily; Lir McCarthy; Film Ireland; Derek O'Connor; Rod Stoneman; Roisin McDermot; Brian Yuzna
The Producers Wish To Thank: Ardmore Studios, Bray, C. Wicklow; Screen Scene; Film Base; and gratefully acknowledge Mary, David & Anna Legge for their kind assistance

CASTING
Extras Coordinator: Clare Connelly

CAST
Marián Araújo (Helena)
David Muyllaert (Desmond)
Eoin Whelan (Cathal Cheunt)
David Ryan (Martin)
Amy Redmond (Francie)
Kathryn Toolan (Lisa)
Ned Dennehy (road zombie)
John O'Connor (farmer)
Ivan McCullough, Anthony Litton, Roy Gleasure (abbey zombies)
Danny Katz, Paul Markey, Kurt Lang, Nicky Ward, Jack Burton (bio team)
Carol McKeown, Laura Bohan, Ellen Egan, Hannah Sharpley, Orla McQueeney (zombie kids)
Aoife MacCormac (screaming zombie)
Maggie Cassidy (wedding zombie)
Victoria Parks, Eddie Brady, Simon McManus, Nigel Dungan, Nuala Byrne, Denise Byrne, Nicky Murphy, Emer McDevitt, Avril Winters, Ciaran McDivitt, Tim Winters, Tim Redfern (sleeping zombies)
Morgan Butler, John Fry, Kieran Lombard, Annette Clarke, Sandra Hughes, Mary Kilmartin, Sandra O'Neill, Marianne Quigley, Shona Costello, Vincent Egan, Gabriel Egan, Kevin Murphy, Ronan Gallagher, Catherine Noolan, Mick Fox, Richard Malaba, Mairead McMorrow, Mike Liffey, Bridget Keane, Pat Keane, Alice Keane, Seamus Dockery, Shane Condron, Paul Farelly, Carmel O'Boyle, Eleanor Bowman, Marie Leheny, Jane Leheny, Catherine O'Sullivan, Christopher Pagan, Jane Galligan, Alvin Galligan, Paul McNerney, Miriam Concannon, Colm Concannon, David Smyth, Laura Callinan, Jennifer Morahan, Jill casey, Emma McMahon, Bernadette Martin, Anita Martin (credited twice), Louise Gallagher (credited twice), Caroline Burke, Damien Eames, Philip Rogan, Cornelius Browne, Katie Lincoln, Rhonda Trench, Teres Hackett, Daniel Ewing, Peter Crann, Mary McWeeney, Mary Bohan, Marion Quigley, David McMahon, Clare Connolly, Audrey Bishop, Carmel O'Bey, Eamon O'Connell, David Smith (castle zombies)
Grattan Smith, Macdara Kelleher, Lance Daly, Michael Kinnane, Nial O'Brien, Hughie Kelly, Craig Mac Gowan, Christina McGourty, David McGourty, Aisling McGourty, Susan McGovern, Danielle McGovern, Siobhan McGovern (survivors)

PLOT SUMMARY

A cow infected with mad cow disease escapes the slaughter and starts infecting the local human population, turning its victims into flesh-eating zombies.

AVAILABILITY

Ireland
Theatrical Distributors: Three Way Distributors

UK
DVD Distributors: Revolver / Frightfest Presents (FF113)

USA
DVD Distributors: Fangoria / GoreZone

TIMELINE

2003
October

31: Ireland – limited theatrical release

2005
June

6: USA - shown at the Fangoria Monster Monday event at the Two Boots Pioneer Theater, New York City
14: USA - DVD release (Fangoria / GoreZone)

August
27: UK - shown at FrightFest, London

September
5: UK - DVD release (Revolver / Frightfest Presents (FF113))

POSTER TAGS

It's not what you eat, it's who you eat!

REFERENCES

MAGAZINES

Fangoria no.244 (June 2005) pp.61-65 (USA)
illustrated article, interview

Film Ireland no.94 (September / October 2003) pp.12-15 (Ireland)
illustrated article (Zombie Holowcost by Tony Keily)

Film Ireland no.102 (January / February 2005) p.40 (Ireland)
illustrated review

Film Ireland no.103 (March / April 2005) (Ireland)
illustrated article (Low Future? by Liz Gill)

OTHER SOURCES

screen
credits

KEYWORDS

viruses, zombies

 


Last Updated: 1 January, 2009

 


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