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"Defiance" (2013) More at IMDbPro »TV series 2013-

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Defiance: Season 2: Episode 7 -- Irisa discovers more clues to her destiny, while Datak is framed for a bizarre murder and must turn to an unlikely source for help.
Defiance: Season 2: Episode 6 -- Nolan and Pottinger are forced to team up to confront a brand new alien threat, while Stahma cooks up the scheme to end all schemes.
Defiance: Season 2: Episode 5 -- Amanda has a stalker, which has dangerous ramifications for three residents in town. Plus: Datak worms his way back home.
Defiance: Season 2: Episode 4 -- Tensions in Defiance explode when Pottinger is attacked, while Datak makes moves to reclaim his empire
The Cord and the Ax -- Irisa’s condition goes worse, while Stahma may have to face her most dangerous enemy yet – her husband.

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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
15 April 2013 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
New Earth. New Rules.
Plot:
In the year 2046, it's a new Earth - with new rules. Over thirty years after various alien races arrived on Earth... See more »
Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations See more »
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Lets see how this develops See more (121 total) »

Cast

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Grant Bowler ... Chief Lawkeeper Joshua Nolan / ... (26 episodes, 2013-2014)

Julie Benz ... Mayor Amanda Rosewater / ... (26 episodes, 2013-2014)

Stephanie Leonidas ... Irisa / ... (26 episodes, 2013-2014)

Jaime Murray ... Stahma Tarr (26 episodes, 2013-2014)

Graham Greene ... Rafe McCawley (26 episodes, 2013-2014)

Dewshane Williams ... Tommy LaSalle / ... (26 episodes, 2013-2014)

Tony Curran ... Datak Tarr (25 episodes, 2013-2014)

Jesse Rath ... Alak Tarr (23 episodes, 2013-2014)

Trenna Keating ... Doc Yewll (21 episodes, 2013-2014)

Nicole Muñoz ... Christie McCawley / ... (21 episodes, 2013-2014)

Jessica Nichols ... Bertie / ... (17 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kevin Shand ... Raiga / ... (16 episodes, 2013-2014)

Mia Kirshner ... Kenya Rosewater (15 episodes, 2013-2014)

Justin Rain ... Quentin McCawley (14 episodes, 2013-2014)

Noah Danby ... Sukar (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
Wayne Curnew ... McCawley Miner #5 (11 episodes, 2013)
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Series Directed by
Michael Nankin (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
Allan Kroeker (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
Andy Wolk (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Omar Madha (2 episodes, 2013)
Scott Stewart (2 episodes, 2013)
Allan Arkush (2 episodes, 2014)
Larry Shaw (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Writing credits
Kevin Murphy (23 episodes, 2013-2014)
Rockne S. O'Bannon (22 episodes, 2013-2014)
Michael Taylor (22 episodes, 2013-2014)
Clark Perry (13 episodes, 2013)
Anupam Nigam (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Todd Slavkin (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Darren Swimmer (3 episodes, 2013-2014)

Series Produced by
Brian A. Alexander .... associate producer (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Ryan Greig .... associate producer (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Michael Nankin .... co-executive producer / supervising producer / ... (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kevin Murphy .... executive producer (21 episodes, 2013-2014)
Todd Slavkin .... executive producer / consulting producer (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Darren Swimmer .... executive producer / consulting producer (20 episodes, 2013-2014)
Amanda Alpert Muscat .... associate producer (15 episodes, 2013-2014)
Michael Freeman .... associate producer (13 episodes, 2014)
Bryan Q. Miller .... co-producer (13 episodes, 2014)
Anupam Nigam .... producer (12 episodes, 2013)
Rockne S. O'Bannon .... executive producer (12 episodes, 2013)
Michael Taylor .... executive producer (12 episodes, 2013)
Clara George .... producer (11 episodes, 2013)
John Paul Bullock III .... associate producer (8 episodes, 2013)
Mike Gibson .... co-producer (6 episodes, 2013)
Paul M. Leonard .... producer (4 episodes, 2013)
Bradley Thompson .... co-executive producer / consulting producer (2 episodes, 2013)
David Weddle .... co-executive producer / consulting producer (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Original Music by
Bear McCreary (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
 
Series Cinematography by
Thomas Burstyn (11 episodes, 2013)
Attila Szalay (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Film Editing by
Andrew Seklir (5 episodes, 2013)
Stephen Mark (4 episodes, 2013)
John Ganem (4 episodes, 2014)
Patrick McMahon (3 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Casting by
Jon Comerford (13 episodes, 2013)
Lisa Parasyn (11 episodes, 2013)
Libby Goldstein (2 episodes, 2013)
Junie Lowry-Johnson (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Production Design by
Stephen Geaghan (12 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Art Direction by
Susan Parker (12 episodes, 2013)
Dennis Davenport (6 episodes, 2013)
James H. Dargie (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Christina Kuhnigk (12 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Costume Design by
Simonetta Mariano (4 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Makeup Department
Kelly Kavanagh .... background makeup supervisor (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Allan Cooke .... prosthetic makeup artist / prosthetics makeup supervisor / ... (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Graham Chivers .... prosthetic makeup artist (24 episodes, 2013-2014)
Paul Jones .... prosthetic makeup designer and supervisor / prosthetics designer / ... (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Shane Zander .... prosthetic makeup effects artist / prosthetics makeup supervisor (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Faye Crasto .... makeup artist / makeup artist: daily / ... (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kayla Dobilas .... prosthetic lab technician (13 episodes, 2014)
Colin Penman .... makeup department head (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kevin Carter .... special effects contact lenses (12 episodes, 2013)
Stephen Polito .... prosthetic lab technician (12 episodes, 2013)
Ryan Reed .... hair department head (11 episodes, 2013)
Michael J. Walsh .... prosthetic lab technician (11 episodes, 2013)
Vivian Orgill .... prosthetic lab technician / assistant prosthetic makeup artist (8 episodes, 2013)
Zane Knisely .... special makeup effects artist (6 episodes, 2013)
Nicola Bendrey .... makeup effects lab technician (4 episodes, 2013)
Trason Fernandes .... assistant makeup artist (4 episodes, 2013)
Tara Topp .... prosthetic lab technician (4 episodes, 2013)
Olga Kirnos .... daily makeup artist (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Devon Ellis .... makeup effects lab technician (2 episodes, 2013)
Mark Wotton .... makeup effects lab technician (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Production Management
Michael Freeman .... post-production supervisor (12 episodes, 2013)
Shauna Jamison .... unit production manager (4 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Daniela Barbosa .... second assistant director / additional first assistant director (6 episodes, 2013)
Kim MacLachlan .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 2013)
David Forsyth .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 2014)
Fatima Palhetas .... third assistant director (5 episodes, 2013)
Yari Azzopardi .... third assistant director (2 episodes, 2013)
Dustin Lapointe .... daily assistant director (2 episodes, 2013)
Stuart T. Maschwitz .... second unit director (2 episodes, 2013)
Kira McCord .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2013)
David McLeod .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Art Department
Mike Edmund .... art department coordinator / art apprentice (13 episodes, 2013)
Bill Vance .... construction coordinator (12 episodes, 2013)
Deborah Vance .... construction accountant (12 episodes, 2013)
David Joseph .... assistant set decorator (11 episodes, 2013)
Charles McGlynn .... property master (6 episodes, 2013)
Matthew Alan Taylor .... storyboard artist (5 episodes, 2014)
Andra Fay Butler .... first assistant art director (4 episodes, 2013)
Frank Hong .... illustrator (4 episodes, 2013)
J. Ryan Halpenny .... assistant art director (3 episodes, 2013)
Jonathon Stanton .... assistant property master (3 episodes, 2013)
Ann Featherstone .... art apprentice (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Sound Department
Daniel Colman .... supervising sound editor/sound designer (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Miriam Cole .... assistant sound editor / loop group editor (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Brian Straub .... foley artist (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Joe DeAngelis .... sound re-recording mixer (23 episodes, 2013-2014)
Richard Partlow .... foley artist (23 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jack Levy .... supervising sound editor (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
Stefani Feldman .... dialogue editor (12 episodes, 2013)
John Milo Train .... sound recordist (12 episodes, 2013)
Kelly Wright .... sound recordist (12 episodes, 2013)
Ken Kobett .... sound re-recording mixer (6 episodes, 2013)
Matthew Manselle .... foley mixer / foley editor (6 episodes, 2013)
Jeff K. Brunello .... sound designer (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Tara Blume .... foley artist (2 episodes, 2013)
James Hyde .... adr mixer (2 episodes, 2013)
Kelly Vockel .... adr mixer (2 episodes, 2014)

Judah Getz .... adr mixer (unknown episodes, 2012)
 
Series Special Effects by
Marcus Rait .... special effects coordinator (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Laird McMurray .... special effects supervisor (3 episodes, 2013)
Mark Collins .... special effects technician (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Jeremy Lang .... head of technology (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Matt Boardman .... render assistant (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Manuel Choi .... render coordinator (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Douglas E. Graves .... digital modeler (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Sean M. Jackson .... cg artist / CG artist (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
David R. Morton .... cg artist / CG artist (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jesse Siglow .... digital compositor / visual effects compositor (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Neal Sopata .... cg artist / CG artist (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kyle Toucher .... cg artist / CG artist (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Arthur Vail III .... visual effects compositor (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Eric Acsell .... visual effects compositor (24 episodes, 2013-2014)
Derek Ledbetter .... visual effects compositor / lead compositor (24 episodes, 2013-2014)
Shane Hoffman .... assistant visual effects coordinator (23 episodes, 2013-2014)
David Takemura .... visual effects coordinator / senior visual effects coordinator (22 episodes, 2013-2014)
Gary Hutzel .... visual effects supervisor (21 episodes, 2013-2014)
Heather McAuliff .... visual effects compositor (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jesse Toves .... visual effects compositor (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Doug Drexler .... CG supervisor / cg supervisor (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
Tucker Marolf .... visual effects assistant editor (13 episodes, 2013)
Mike Spring .... visual effects compositor (12 episodes, 2013)
Sam Winkler .... visual effects artist (9 episodes, 2013)
Matthew Swiderski .... visual effects coordinator (6 episodes, 2013)
Patrick Koloziejski .... visual effects assistant (3 episodes, 2013)
Adam Matis .... digital compositor (3 episodes, 2014)
Mark Intravartolo .... flame artist (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Stunts
Shelley Cook .... stunt coordinator (12 episodes, 2013)
Sharon Canovas .... stunt double: Jessica Nichols / stunt double: Kristina Pesic / ... (6 episodes, 2014)
Bernadette Couture .... stunt performer / stunt double: Jaime Murray / ... (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Blair Johannes .... stunt performer / stunt safety (5 episodes, 2013-2014)
Shara Kim .... stunt double: Irisa (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
Nick Alachiotis .... stunt performer (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jen Georgopoulos .... stunt double: Trenna Keating (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Aj Risi .... stunt double: Amanda/E-Rep Elite / stunt double: Keller / ... (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jeanette Roxborough .... stunts (3 episodes, 2013-2014)
Joseph Racki .... stunts (2 episodes, 2013-2014)
Peter Yan .... stunt double: Nizar / stunt double: Tommy (2 episodes, 2013)
Derek Barnes .... stunt double: Sgt. Poole / stunt performer (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Christopher Harvey .... key riggig grip (13 episodes, 2014)
Adam McDonald .... key grip (12 episodes, 2013)
Derek Hutcheon .... second assistant camera (11 episodes, 2013)
Mikhail Ramtahal .... grip (11 episodes, 2013)
Paul Vilchur .... second assistant camera (11 episodes, 2013)
Robert McRae .... gaffer (10 episodes, 2013)
Robert Stecko .... "b" camera operator (8 episodes, 2014)
Richard Berube .... lighting technician (6 episodes, 2014)
Marvin Midwicki .... b camera operator (5 episodes, 2013)
Jeff Packer .... first assistant b camera (5 episodes, 2013)
Kerry Smart .... first assistant a camera (5 episodes, 2013)
Daniel Sauvé .... a camera operator / steadicam operator (4 episodes, 2013)
Christopher Chung .... first assistant camera (3 episodes, 2013)
Jeffrey Cassidy .... video assist (2 episodes, 2013)
Ira Cohen .... gaffer (2 episodes, 2013)
John Vrakking .... assistant key grip (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Casting Department
Michael T. Burgess .... extras casting assistant (22 episodes, 2013-2014)
Tom Rees .... casting assistant (22 episodes, 2013-2014)
Monica Kelly .... casting associate (14 episodes, 2013-2014)
Vaishni Majoomdar .... casting assistant (6 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jonathon Girard .... key textile artist (13 episodes, 2013)
Urs Dierker .... textile artist (12 episodes, 2013)
Ritta Koleva .... costume cutter (11 episodes, 2013)
Bonnie McCabe .... textile artist (11 episodes, 2013)
Peter Stuckless .... costume builder (10 episodes, 2013)
Erika Larner .... costume supervisor (10 episodes, 2014)
Roland Heizinger .... chief costume cutter/tailor / chief wardrobe cutter/tailor / ... (8 episodes, 2013-2014)
Robyn Rosenberg .... costume set supervisor (8 episodes, 2013)
Madeline Brian .... textile artist (6 episodes, 2013)
Kimberly Memory Stanley .... costume supervisor (4 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Editorial Department
Brett Roach .... post-production coordinator (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Mary Albrecht .... post-production assistant (13 episodes, 2013)
Kenny Wong .... dailies technician (13 episodes, 2014)
Jesse Korosi .... dailies producer (12 episodes, 2013)
Leo de Wolff .... dailies supervisor (11 episodes, 2013)
James Spurling .... dailies technician (9 episodes, 2013)
Cynthia Ludwig .... assistant editor (8 episodes, 2013)
Lissette Rodriguez .... assistant editor (5 episodes, 2013)
Gordon Antell .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2013)
Laurence Gibbs .... colorist (3 episodes, 2013)
Ron South .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2013)
Sue Kesler .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Music Department
Steve Kaplan .... scoring engineer (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Peter Rotter .... music contractor (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Bear McCreary .... composer: theme music (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Edward Trybek .... orchestrator / musician: ethnic strings / ... (25 episodes, 2013-2014)
Jessica Rae Huber .... scoring manager / scoring assistant / ... (24 episodes, 2013-2014)
Henri Wilkinson .... orchestrator (23 episodes, 2013-2014)
Oliver Hild .... music supervisor (13 episodes, 2013)
Gavin Keese .... composer: additional music (13 episodes, 2014)
Jonathan Ortega .... composer: additional music (12 episodes, 2013)
Laurence Schwarz .... additional score engineer (12 episodes, 2013)
Sam Ewing .... scoring assistant (5 episodes, 2013)
Michael Baber .... music editor (3 episodes, 2013)
Ayana Haviv .... singer: soloist (3 episodes, 2014)
Olivia Blissett .... scoring coordinator (2 episodes, 2014)
 
Series Transportation Department
Robert White .... transportation coordinator (6 episodes, 2013)
Robert Whelan Jr. .... unit driver (4 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Other crew
Shaun Coughlin .... 2nd asst accountant / second assistant accountant (26 episodes, 2013-2014)
Kelly Robertson-Reinhart .... executive producer's assistant / producer & director assistant (24 episodes, 2013-2014)
David J. Peterson .... alien language and culture consultant (13 episodes, 2013-2014)
Charles Taylor .... armorer (13 episodes, 2013)
Jackie Alexander .... production coordinator (13 episodes, 2014)
Kara Czestochowski .... production assistant (13 episodes, 2014)
Billy Ray Fong .... production secretary (13 episodes, 2014)
Aisha Porter-Christie .... writers assistant (13 episodes, 2014)
Kevin R. Grazier .... technical consultant (12 episodes, 2013)
Stephanie Massarella .... trainee assistant accountant (12 episodes, 2013)
Clark Perry .... staff writer (12 episodes, 2013)
Brad Gratkowski .... location manager (11 episodes, 2013)
Jenna Hamilton .... set production assistant (11 episodes, 2013)
Thomas Pepper .... production assistant (11 episodes, 2013)
Karla Trujillo Villon .... assistant production coordinator (10 episodes, 2013)
Focused on Food .... craft service (9 episodes, 2013)
Len Carter .... production assistant (4 episodes, 2013-2014)
Michael Campbell .... assistant location manager (4 episodes, 2013)
Cynthia Graves .... production coordinator (4 episodes, 2013)
John Gaskin .... production accountant (3 episodes, 2013)
Joanne T. Harwood .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 2013)
Chris Parker .... chief technology officer (3 episodes, 2013)
Graham Robertson .... armorer (3 episodes, 2013)
Wahid Ibn Reza .... directing intern (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Thanks
Paul Becker .... special thanks (1 episode, 2014)
 

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Trivia:
In the series the city of St. Louis is renamed Defiance. There really is a Defiance, Missouri. It is about 40 miles west of St. Louis and is where Daniel Boone settled.See more »
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Referenced in Syfy 20th Anniversary Special (2012) (TV)See more »

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34 out of 56 people found the following review useful.
Lets see how this develops, 17 April 2013
Author: dave150267 from United Kingdom

OK so there were some dodgy effects, some awful acting, clichéd characters and back stories and at times poor scriptwriting. But having said that, it held my attention for some reason and has the potential to grow on me. This series will live or die on the quality of it's story-telling and inevitably it will have it's hater's and it's liker's. I am reserving my judgement for now to see which group I fall into. Well done though for at least investing in a new sci-fi series. I just hope the writers have the stones to give us something more challenging, intelligent and contemporary than the majority of the drivel on the Syfy channel.

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