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Live 8 (2005) Poster

(2005 TV Special)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Bruce Gowers
Nick Hopkin
Michael Maier
Claire Popplewell
Geoff Posner
Richard Valentine
Paul Flattery ... (world broadcast)

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Bob Geldof ... (idea)
David Wild

Cast (in credits order)  

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Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Articolo 31 ...
Themselves
4Peace Ensemble ...
Themselves - Johannesburg
A-Ha ...
Themselves
...
Himself
...
Himself
Ainhoa Arbizu ...
Herself
...
Herself
Tina Arena ...
Herself
Richard Ashcroft ...
Himself
Audioslave ...
Themselves - Berlin
...
Himself
Bap ...
Themselves - Berlin
Amel Bent ...
Himself
Louis Bertignac ...
Himself
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Herself - Tokyo
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Themselves (as Black Eyed Peas)
...
Himself
Bon Jovi ...
Themselves
Calogero ...
Himself
...
Herself
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Himself (as Cerrone)
Manu Chao ...
Himself
Tom Cochrane ...
Himself - Barrie
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Himself
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Themselves
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Himself (as Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs)
...
Herself
The Cure ...
Themselves
Pino Daniele ...
Himself
Dave Matthews Band ...
Themselves
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Himself - Paris
Chris De Burgh ...
Himself - Berlin
Francesco De Gregori ...
Himself
Deep Purple ...
Themselves
Floortje Dessing ...
Herself
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Themselves
Diam's ...
Herself
Dido ...
Herself
...
Himself
Lucky Dube ...
Himself
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Themselves
Ms. Dynamite ...
Herself
Elisa ...
Herself
...
Himself
Faudel ...
Himself
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Herself
Juan Diego Flórez ...
Himself - Berlin
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Himself
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Himself
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Himself - Backstage Host: Canada
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Themselves
Jo Good ...
Herself - Presenter
Irene Grandi ...
Herself
Great Big Sea ...
Themselves
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Themselves - Berlin
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Himself
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Himself - Berlin
David Hallyday ...
Himself
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Himself
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Herself
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Herself
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Herself
Jamiroquai ...
Themselves
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Himself
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Herself - Berlin
Jet ...
Themselves
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Himself - London
Jovanotti ...
Himself
Juli ...
Themselves - Berlin
Kaiser Chiefs ...
Themselves
Peter Kay ...
Himself
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Themselves
Salif Keita ...
Himself
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Himself
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Herself
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Herself
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Themselves
Kyo ...
Themselves
Disiz La Peste ...
Himself
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Herself (as Vanessa Minnillo)
...
Herself
Luciano Ligabue ...
Himself
...
Himself
Lindiwe ...
Herself
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Themselves
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Herself
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Herself
Peter Maffay ...
Himself
Vusi Mahlasela ...
Himself
The Mahotella Queens ...
Themselves
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Himself
Soehne Mannheims ...
Themselves - Berlin
Mariza ...
Herself
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Themselves
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Himself
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Themselves
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Himself - Rome
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Herself
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Himself (archive footage)
Damon Minchella ...
Himself
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Herself
Muse ...
Themselves
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Himself
Negramaro ...
Themselves
Negrita ...
Themselves
Nek ...
Himself
Noa ...
Herself
Yannick Noah ...
Himself
Ayub Ogada ...
Himself
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Herself - Berlin
Geoffrey Oryema ...
Himself
Our Lady Peace ...
Themselves
Florent Pagny ...
Himself
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Herself
Pet Shop Boys ...
Themselves
Max Pezzali ...
Himself
Pink Floyd ...
Themselves
...
Himself
Placebo ...
Themselves
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Herself
Sara Quin ...
Herself (as Sara)
Tegan Quin ...
Herself (as Tegan)
R.E.M. ...
Themselves
Razorlight ...
Themselves
Reamonn ...
Themselves - Berlin
The Red Elvises ...
Themselves
Axelle Red ...
Herself
Renaud ...
Himself
Rize ...
Themselves
...
Himself
Vasco Rossi ...
Himself
Roxy Music ...
Themselves - Berlin
Oumou Sangare ...
Herself
Sasha ...
Himself - Berlin
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Themselves
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Herself - Paris
Kool Shen ...
Himself
Silbermond ...
Themselves - Berlin
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Himself - Philadelphia
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Himself
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Themselves
Neil Solé ...
Himself
Stereophonics ...
Themselves
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Himself
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Herself
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Himself
Valeriy Syutkin ...
Himself
Tegan and Sara ...
Themselves
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Himself
Tiromancino ...
Themselves
Die Toten Hosen ...
Themselves - Berlin
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Themselves
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Himself
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Themselves
UB40 ...
Themselves
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Himself
Velvet Revolver ...
Themselves
Antonello Venditti ...
Himself
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Themselves
Anne Will ...
Herself
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Himself
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Himself - Berlin
Wir Sind Helden ...
Themselves - Berlin
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Himself
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Himself
Renato Zero ...
Himself
Joana Zimmer ...
Herself - Berlin
Zucchero ...
Himself
Lindiwe Zulu ...
Herself

Produced by 

Jim Bankoff ... executive producer
Lorna Dickinson ... producer
Paul Flattery ... producer: World Broadcast
Elizabeth Flowers ... associate producer: World Broadcast
Cerrie Frost ... producer
Harvey Goldsmith ... producer
Kit Hawkins ... producer: film segment
Damian McDermott ... segment producer
Elaine Paterson ... producer
Emer Patten ... supervising producer: MTV USA & MTV International
Jeffrey Pollack ... producer
Kim Ross ... producer
Jill Salvino ... creative producer
Lily Sobhani ... executive producer: Japan
Cheryl Teetzel ... line producer
Kevin Wall ... executive producer
Philippa Wells ... producer
Bill Wilson ... producer
Michael Wolfson ... producer (2005)

Cinematography by 

Mac Kenny
Ashley Scott ... (lighting cameraman)

Film Editing by 

Nick Carroll
Andrew Frampton
Yusaku Mizoguchi
Roger I. Ramnath

Makeup Department 

Carol Follett ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Michael Adames ... post-production manager
Melly Cook ... production manager (film segments)
Zoë Edwards ... production manager
Tammy McKendrick ... production manager
Mandy Miller ... production manager: Murrayfield
Brett Ostro ... production manager: Philadelphia, USA
Mandy Soons ... unit production manager (2005)

Art Department 

Michael Adames ... graphic designer

Sound Department 

Greg Allen ... a2
Gavin Marshall ... boom operator (multiple segments)
Naomi Needham ... sound recordist
Neil Ottley ... sound assist
Robert Schreiber ... sound recordist (as Rob Schreiber) / sound recordist: Sydney, Australia (as Rob Schreiber)
Richard Sillitto ... dubbing mixer
Julian Willson ... sound recordist (multiple segments)

Visual Effects by 

Keely Grigel ... encoding supervisor

Camera and Electrical Department 

Tom Beck ... lighting designer
Matt Carter ... vision engineer
Richard J. Cottrell ... camera operator
Ben Frewin ... camera operator
Alex Hudson ... grip
Rob Mansfield ... camera operator
Martin Roth ... camera operator: Berlin

Editorial Department 

Anthony Moore ... encoding technician (2005)
Bartley Powers ... editor: event scene
Johannes Spiecker ... vision mixer
Nick Vaughan-Barratt ... executive editor

Music Department 

Patsy McKay ... backing vocalist: Mariah Carey

Other crew 

Taylor Choi ... production assistant: London
Chris Clemens ... helicopter pilot: additional photography
Richard Curtis ... organizer
Joseph Einstein ... technical manager: online broadcast
Brooke G. Fedro ... production supporter (as Brooke Gardner)
Derek Forgie ... production assistant: Barrie
Bob Geldof ... organizer (as Sir Bob Geldof)
Adam Hutson ... production accountant
David Iskra ... production coordinator
Nicholas Jacobovitz ... international broadcast services
Richard Kathlean ... coordinator technical operations: MTV Networks
April Knox ... assistant to producers
Terren Lin ... production assistant: Philadelphia
Lucy McDermott ... post production co-ordinator
Tammy McKendrick ... production coordinator
Carl Monzo ... main security
Caroline Page ... researcher
Marissa Passer ... travel coordinator
Josh Power ... tva: Toronto
John Pritchett ... technical director
Andrea Regalado ... assistant to producer
Dale Sahlin ... stage manager
Robert Statkus ... engineer in charge
Tony Trov ... production assistant (as Anthony Trovarello)
Midge Ure ... organizer
Kara Vichko ... production assistant: Philadelphia
Shawntee Willis ... band security
Bartley Powers ... jumbotron editor (uncredited)

See also

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