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Stop Making Sense (1984) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Jonathan Demme

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Jonathan Demme
Talking Heads

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Bernie Worrell ...
Alex Weir ...
Steven Scales ...
Percussion (as Steve Scales)
Lynn Mabry ...
Backing Vocals
Ednah Holt ...
Backing Vocals (as Edna Holt)
Tina Weymouth ...
Bass, Percussion and Vocals
...
Guitar, Keyboards and Vocals
Chris Frantz ...
Drums and Vocals
...
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Produced by 

Gary Goetzman ... producer
Gary Kurfirst ... executive producer

Music by 

David Byrne
Chris Frantz
Jerry Harrison
Talking Heads
Tina Weymouth

Cinematography by 

Jordan Cronenweth

Film Editing by 

Lisa Day

Production Management 

Charles Myers ... production manager (as Charles A. Myers)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Michael Looney ... second assistant director
Joe Viola ... first assistant director (as Joseph A. Viola)

Sound Department 

David Byrne ... re-recording supervisor
Mike Carver ... boom operator
Alan Chinowsky ... live recording engineer
Jonathan Demme ... re-recording supervisor
Walter A. Gest ... re-recording recordist
Gary Goetzman ... re-recording supervisor
Jerry Harrison ... re-recording supervisor
Steve Maslow ... re-recording engineer
Mark Wolfson ... sound consultant
Billy Youdelman ... production mixer
Rick Coberly ... sound (uncredited)
Stan Horine ... sound (uncredited)
Charles Butch Watson ... sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Frank DeMarco ... special effects master
Dave Sarger ... assistant special effects

Visual Effects by 

Bill Hansard ... special visual effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Billy Beaird ... grip (as Bill Beaird)
David Byrne ... lighting design
Mike Chevalier ... camera operator
Jeff Cronenweth ... second assistant camera
Beverly Emmons ... lighting design
Bob Fine ... electrician
Anthony Francesco ... first assistant camera (as Tony Francesco)
Dave Friedman ... still photographer
Lloyd Gowdy ... electrician
John Graham ... film loader
Michael Greenlee ... electrician
Cary Griffith ... key grip
Khan Griffith ... grip
Frederick Hamm ... second assistant camera (as Fred Hamm)
Charlie Hammerschmitt ... camera operator (as Charlie Hammerschmidt)
Daniel Hernández ... electrician
Ernest Holzman ... second assistant camera (as Ernie Holzman)
László Horváth ... grip (as Lazlo Horvath)
Susan C. Ingram ... second assistant camera (as Susan Ingram)
Stephen V. Isbell ... grip (as Steve Isbell)
Robert Isenberg ... camera operator (as Robert Eisenberg)
Johnny E. Jensen ... camera operator (as John Jensen)
Kevin Jewison ... first assistant camera (as Kevin Jewson)
Horace Jordan ... first assistant camera
Thomas Kessler ... electrician
Joe R. Marquette Jr. ... camera operator (as Joe Marquette Jr.)
Joseph Martens ... electrician
Rick Martens ... gaffer
Steve McLean ... first assistant camera
Fred Muncey ... best boy
Andy Romanoff ... video assist coordinator
Phillip R. Sarabia ... grip (as Phil Sarabia)
Art Schwab ... first assistant camera
Bernie Schwartz ... grip
Robert Seaman ... camera operator
Bing Sokolsky ... first assistant camera
Robert C. Thomas ... camera operator (as Robert Thomas)
Greg Walters ... film loader / second assistant camera (as Gregory Walters)
Doug Willis ... dolly grip
Mario Zavala ... second assistant camera

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Gail Blacker ... costume: David Byrne's big suit
Laura Langdon ... wardrobe

Editorial Department 

Barry Dresner ... apprentice film editor
Greg Goetzman ... post-production best boy
Catherine Peacock ... assistant film editor
Barbara Pokras ... additional editor
Jim Prior ... assistant film editor
Brian Ralph ... negative cutter
Scot Olive ... colorist: HD remastering (uncredited)

Music Department 

Nancy Fogarty ... music editor
Jim Henrikson ... music editor
Joel Moss ... music mixer

Transportation Department 

Walt Freitas ... transportation
Wayne Nelson ... transportation

Other crew 

Gerry Bakalian ... film liaison
Clive Brinworth ... stage crew
David Byrne ... conceived for the stage by
John Chimples ... slide wrangler
Robin Citrin ... production assistant
Rick Coberly ... monitor man
Bryan Curry ... production assistant (as Brian Curry)
Pablo Ferro ... title designer: main title sequence
Michael Fish ... production assistant
Jeffrey Hooper ... stage sound
Hans Kastensmith ... stage coordinator
Adelle Lutz ... creative
Cathy Malcolm ... production assistant
Eileen McGuire ... accountant
Sandy McLeod ... visual consultant
Matthew Murphy ... road manager
Sean Myers ... production assistant
June Petersen ... production associate
Jim Piccirillo ... production assistant
Dave Powell ... stage crew
Abigail Rosen ... chief light
Dave Russell ... stage manager
Ken Ryan ... auditor
Nook Schoendfield ... stage light
Jeff Shaw ... stage crew
Tommy Smith ... stage crew
W. Thomas Snyder ... key production assistant (as Tom Snyner)
Lou Stone ... production assistant
Butch Watson ... stage crew

Thanks 

JoAnne Akalaitis ... special thanks (as Joanne Akalaitis)
Hal Ashby ... special thanks
Jeff Ayeroff ... special thanks
Steve Baker ... special thanks
Susan Doi ... special thanks
Katie Elliott ... special thanks
Kate Gaffin ... special thanks
David Gary ... special thanks
Nadia Ghaleb ... special thanks
Wendell K. Harrington ... special thanks (as Wendell Harrington)
Elliott Hoffmann ... special thanks
Craig McKay ... special thanks
John Moran ... special thanks
Nick Newton ... special thanks
Bert Padell ... special thanks
Robert Raring ... special thanks
Stephanie Spruill ... special thanks
Andrea Starr ... special thanks
Michael Tronick ... special thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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