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The Real Macaw (1998) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Mario Andreacchio

Writing Credits  

Bruce Hancock ... (screenplay) &
Matthew Perry ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

...
Sam Girdis
...
Beth Girdis
Joe Petruzzi ...
Rick Girdis
...
Dr. Lance Hagen
...
Grandpa Girdis
...
Mac (voice)
Gerry Connolly ...
Lou Rickets
...
Mr. St. John
...
Kathy Girdis
Nathan Kotzur ...
Scarlatta
Kevin Hides ...
Businessman on Plane
Penny Everingham ...
Nurse Gimlet
Murray Shoring ...
Dr. Thompson
Daniel Murphy ...
Pet Store Owner
Anna-Maria La Spina ...
Museum Receptionist (as Anna Maria La Spina)
Steven Collins ...
Real Estate Agent
Deborah Glover ...
Ticket Clerk
Siobhan Lawless ...
Ticket Clerk
Simon Chan ...
Phillip
Tony Bishop ...
Man on Motorbike
Don Frizzel ...
Island Policeman
Frank Frost ...
Island Taxi Driver
Nerissa Pappas ...
Girl on Beach
Sara Smeeton ...
Girl on Beach
Danny D'Costa ...
Maitre d'
Arvine Quizon ...
Waiter
David Vallon ...
Headmaster
Greg Richardson ...
Orderly
Peter Moore ...
Orderly
Josie Licuanan ...
Flight Attentant
Catherine Miller ...
News Reporter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tango ...
Mac
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Produced by 

Richard Becker ... executive producer
Rocky Bester ... co-producer
Bruce Hancock ... co-producer
Margot McDonald ... producer
Timothy Prescott ... co-producer (as Timothy Prescott)

Music by 

Bill Conti

Cinematography by 

David Foreman

Film Editing by 

Edward McQueen-Mason

Casting By 

Ann Fay

Production Design by 

Ross Major

Art Direction by 

Michael Rumpf

Set Decoration by 

Lisa Brennan

Makeup Department 

Sally Gordon ... makeup department head
Sash Lamey ... assistant hair stylist / assistant makeup artist
Maggie Singh ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Rosslyn Abernethy ... production manager
Angus Baker ... assistant unit manager
David Suttor ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Rob Brown ... second assistant director
Liz Edwards ... third assistant director (as Elizabeth Edwards)
John Martin ... first assistant director

Art Department 

John Andersen ... stand-by props (as John Anderson)
Greg Antill ... carpenter
Martin Ash ... draughtsperson
Derek Burgess ... carpenter
Rohan Dawson ... set painter
Graham Dunn ... carpenter
Dane Eade ... stagehand
Peter Fitness ... carpenter
Brad Howard ... construction foreman
Kim Howard ... construction manager
Klaus Kastberg ... assistant draftperson
Kristian Kielland ... carpenter
Michael Kissane ... art department runner
Paul Klavins ... carpenter
Jacinta Leong ... assistant draftperson
Noel McCartney ... carpenter
Kerry Mulgrew ... art department coordinator
Adrienne Ogle ... greensperson
James Pita ... carpenter
Prue Saunders ... assistant buyer / assistant dresser
Jack Watford ... construction coordinator
Tony Xeros ... props buyer
James Colmer ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Paul 'Salty' Brincat ... production sound mixer
Rod Conder ... boom operator
Bruce Emery ... dolby film sound consultant
Sonal Joshi ... sound editor
Adrian McQueen-Mason ... assistant sound editor
Wayne Pashley ... supervising sound editor
Alison Sanford ... sound recordist
Pete Smith ... re-recording mixer (as Peter D. Smith)

Special Effects by 

Bruce Bright ... special effects technician
Brian Holmes ... special effects
Sarah Monahan ... special effects assistant

Visual Effects by 

David Short ... 3D animator: Rising Sun Pictures

Stunts 

Danny Baldwin ... stunt coordinator
Sue Baldwin ... stunts
Mick Van Moorsel ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department 

Sean Aston ... best boy grip
Jason Binnie ... clapper loader
Greg Casey ... assistant electrician
Glen Dawe ... generator operator
Matt Fergus ... third electrician
Steve Gordon ... best boy
Kerry Jackson ... key grip
David 'Rusty' Leckonby ... assistant grip
Margie McClymont ... clapper loader
Graham Rutherford ... gaffer
Lyddy Van Gyen ... focus puller

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Lyn Askew ... costume supervisor
Andrea Hood ... stand-by costume
Helen Maggs ... costume assistant
Blaize Major ... costume buyer

Editorial Department 

Susan Cox ... cutter
Adrian McQueen-Mason ... assistant editor

Location Management 

Jamie McLennan ... location manager

Music Department 

Robin Gray ... music scoring engineer

Other crew 

Marc Ashton ... unit assistant
Silla Childs ... production coordinator
Troy Clarke ... unit assistant
Kylie Dennis ... production accountant
Susan Gardener ... production runner
Peter Gregg ... macaw trainer
Matt Jones ... unit assistant
Fiona Landreth ... accounting assistant
Clare Shervington ... assistant to producer
Brendan Shoebridge ... production runner
Gillian Stein ... continuity
Jo Suna ... production secretary

Thanks 

Elle Croxford ... special thanks
Craig M. Saavedra ... special thanks

See also

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