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"BeastMaster" (1999) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1999-2002

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BeastMaster: :  -- The sword and sorcery adventures of a wandering adventurer who has the ability to communicate with animals.

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Writers:
Larry Lalonde (writer)
Scott Kraft (writer)
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
9 October 1999 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The sword and sorcery adventures of a wandering adventurer who has the ability to communicate with animals. Full summary »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A big mess, but often fun to watch See more (21 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 53)
Jackson Raine ... Tao (65 episodes, 1999-2002)

Daniel Goddard ... Dar (65 episodes, 1999-2002)

Steven Grives ... King Zad / ... (32 episodes, 1999-2002)

Monika Schnarre ... The Sorceress #1 (29 episodes, 1999-2002)
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Series Directed by
Michael Offer (3 episodes, 1999)
Ian Gilmour (1 episode, 2000)

Peter Andrikidis (unknown episodes)
Brendan Maher (unknown episodes)
Catherine Millar (unknown episodes)
Raymond Quint (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Andre Norton (66 episodes, 1999-2002)
Daniel Goddard (6 episodes, 2000-2002)
Dawn Ritchie (4 episodes, 1999-2000)
Steve Feke (3 episodes, 1999-2001)
Charles Lazer (3 episodes, 2001-2002)
Jim Henshaw (2 episodes, 2000-2001)
William Gray (2 episodes, 2001)

Sarah Dodd (unknown episodes)
Edwina Follows (unknown episodes)
Tracey Forbes (unknown episodes)
Damian Kindler (unknown episodes)
Scott Kraft (unknown episodes)
Larry Lalonde (unknown episodes)
Paul Pepperman (unknown episodes)
Steven Whitney (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Brett Popplewell .... producer (64 episodes, 1999-2002)
Charles Lazer .... executive producer / co-executive producer (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
Greg Coote .... executive producer (2 episodes, 1999)
Carey Hayes .... supervising producer (2 episodes, 1999)
Chad Hayes .... supervising producer (2 episodes, 1999)
Jeffrey L. Hayes .... executive producer (2 episodes, 1999)
Dawn Ritchie .... co-producer (2 episodes, 1999)
Sylvio Tabet .... executive producer (2 episodes, 1999)

Jim Henshaw .... supervising producer (unknown episodes, 2000-2001)
Connie Dolphin .... coordinating producer (unknown episodes)
Allan Eastman .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Steve Feke .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Jeffrey M. Hayes .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Graeme Coleman (64 episodes, 1999-2002)
 
Series Cinematography by
Mark Wareham (2 episodes, 1999)
 
Series Film Editing by
Geoffrey Lamb (9 episodes, 2000-2001)
Craig Webster (5 episodes, 1999-2000)
Bruce Lange (2 episodes, 1999)

Dean Balser (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting by
Eve Brandstein (unknown episodes)
Maura Fay (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Stewart Burnside (2 episodes, 1999)
 
Series Art Direction by
Daryl Porter (unknown episodes)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Mandy Willaton (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Lisa Sheehan .... key hair stylist: second unit / key makeup artist: second unit / ... (43 episodes, 2000-2002)
Paige Badenoch .... additional makeup artist (7 episodes, 2002)

Rick Findlater .... makeup designer (unknown episodes)
Sue Laidlaw .... makeup supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
John Kerns .... post-production supervisor (43 episodes, 1999-2001)
Paul Ackerley .... post-production supervisor (22 episodes, 2001-2002)

Darryl Sheen .... executive in charge of production (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marc Ashton .... second assistant director (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
Wade Savage .... first assistant director (11 episodes, 1999-2000)
Andrew Power .... first assistant director: second unit (8 episodes, 2002)
Dean Mountford .... third assistant director (2 episodes, 1999-2000)

Liz Tan .... first assistant director: second unit (unknown episodes, 2002)
Liam Branagan .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Darwin Brooks .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Daniel Birt .... set dresser (65 episodes, 1999-2002)
John Andersen .... stand-by props (44 episodes, 1999-2001)
Daniella Rigby .... art coordinator (22 episodes, 2000-2001)

Manuel Castillo .... set dresser (unknown episodes)
Stuart Polkinghorne .... stand-by props (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Vic Kaspar .... adr mixer (66 episodes, 1999-2002)
Steven Eberhard .... assistant dialogue editor (16 episodes, 1999-2000)
Kristian Abell .... assistant sound editor (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
John Elliot .... foley artist (8 episodes, 2000)
Dallas Johnson .... adr recordist (5 episodes, 2000-2002)

Eric Apps .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Matt Connolly .... adr recordist (unknown episodes)
Christian T. Cooke .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Jane Crawford .... assistant audio editor (unknown episodes)
Erik Culp .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Tony Currie .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Joseph Doane .... assistant dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
David Evans .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Paul Germann .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Jack Heeren .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Stefan Kluka .... adr recordist (unknown episodes)
Martin Lee .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Kirk Lynds .... foley recordist (unknown episodes)
Brent Pickett .... first assistant sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Dino Pigat .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
David Rose .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Randy Wilson .... adr mixer / foley recordist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Gulliver Page .... special effects technician (22 episodes, 1999-2000)

Matt Sloan .... lead animatronic technician (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Mark Palowich .... cg animator (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Che Spencer .... vfx: line producer (22 episodes, 1999-2000)

Randy Vellacott .... visual effects supervisor (unknown episodes, 1999-2000)
Larry Adlon .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
Mark Chong .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Graham Cunningham .... animator / digital artist: Calibre Digital Pictures (unknown episodes)
Peter Denomme .... visual effects producer (unknown episodes)
Simon Dye .... compositor (unknown episodes)
Michael Halley .... senior animator (unknown episodes)
Gudrun Heinze .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
Ariel Joson .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
Lon Molnar .... senior animator (unknown episodes)
Brent Pate .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
Mike Pieczonka .... senior animator / texture painter (unknown episodes)
Matt Schofield .... matte painter (unknown episodes)
Rainy Venne .... Flame artist (unknown episodes)
Steve Wittmann .... 3D animator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Jeff Prewett .... stunt double: Lead (44 episodes, 1999-2001)
Craig Dunn .... stunt performer (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Kyle Gardiner .... stunt double: Daniel Goddard (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
Haydn Dalton .... stunt performer (14 episodes, 1999-2002)
Ric Anderson .... stunts (13 episodes, 1999-2001)
Ryctor .... stunt double: Lead (13 episodes, 1999-2001)
Keir Beck .... stunt performer (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
Leon Stripp .... stunt performer (3 episodes, 1999-2000)
Steve Harman .... stunts (3 episodes, 2002)
Nick McKinless .... stunts (2 episodes, 1999-2000)
Brit Sooby .... stunts (2 episodes, 2000-2001)

Danny Baldwin .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Sue Baldwin .... stunt department coordinator (unknown episodes)
Simon Burnett .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Alex Kuzelicki .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Angela Moore .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Sheree Swords .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Dan Maxwell .... first assistant camera (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Alan Willis .... lighting technician (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Ricky Schamburg .... first assistant camera: second unit (22 episodes, 2000-2001)
Daniel Clark .... first assistant camera (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
Phil Cross .... director of photography: second unit (18 episodes, 1999-2000)
Rodrigo Vidal-Dawson .... first assistant camera (2 episodes, 2002)

Sean Aston .... key grip: second unit (unknown episodes)
Stuart Christie .... clapper loader: additional second unit (unknown episodes)
Tony Politis .... director of photography: second unit (unknown episodes)
Dick Tummel .... director of photography: second unit (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Tom McSweeney .... casting: Australia (unknown episodes, 1999-2002)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Chintamani Lila .... stand-by costume (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
Amanda Enders .... set costumer (16 episodes, 2001-2002)

Carol Anne Wegner .... stand-by wardrobe (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Mandy Jacobs .... assistant editor (43 episodes, 2000-2002)
Peta Ross .... post-production coordinator (43 episodes, 2000-2002)
Kent Pritchett .... colorist (2 episodes, 2001-2002)

Paul Booth .... assembly editor (unknown episodes)
Andrew Coutts .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Chris Mayo .... video conform editor (unknown episodes)
Cheryl Potter .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Angelique Badenoch .... assistant accountant / production secretary (66 episodes, 1999-2002)
Luke Kelly .... production runner (23 episodes, 2000-2002)
Eve Spence .... second script supervisor: second unit (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Rowena Zande .... assistant to producer / post production coordinator (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Donald Munro .... production coordinator / script coordinator (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
Gareth Price .... location manager (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
Scott Stewart .... assistant location manager (22 episodes, 2001-2002)
Christen Hill .... script coordinator (6 episodes, 2000)

Tara Aucoin .... assistant: Mr. Popplewell (unknown episodes)
Barrett J. Leigh .... assistant to producer (unknown episodes)
Sheila Lind .... second unit coordinator (unknown episodes)
Sally Mann .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Karen Mansfield .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
M. Rutledge McCall .... assistant to head writer (unknown episodes)
Holly Smith .... script coordinator (unknown episodes)
 

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45 min (66 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: In plenty of scenes throughout the series, a lot of times in a single episode, Ruh is clearly played by different tigers.See more »
Quotes:
The Ancient One:All things have a perfect place in life. Joy is balanced by sorrow. Day by night. Giving by receiving. Wisdom by humility. The secret of life is balance, living in harmony and honor with that which surrounds you.See more »
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8 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
A big mess, but often fun to watch, 8 June 2002
Author: budikavlan from Irving, TX

It seems from watching that the producers of this series didn't take the time to plan their "bible" before beginning the series. The basic story, handed down from Andre Norton through the series of films, was fine, but this kind of high-concept fantasy series requires an established mythology to guide the storytelling. This one seemed to flounder around without much dramatic impetus. The leads were highly appealing, if inexperienced at the beginning of the series, and individual episodes were often entertaining. The final story arc over the last half of the final season was too slapdash and amateurish to redeem the series as a whole. While it did draw the story to a finish, it wasn't a particularly compelling finish; the appearance of Marc Singer (the star of the Beastmaster films) was a silly stunt. One can only hope that Daniel Goddard and Jackson Raine move on to better projects--both are appealing enough to merit it.

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