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"Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn" (2012) More at IMDbPro »TV mini-series 2012-

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn: :  -- UNSC Cadet Thomas Lasky must conquer his inner fears and join forces with super-soldier John-117 to take down a massive faction of the Covenant.
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Release Date:
21 November 2012 (UK) See more »
The story of Halo begins at dawn.
UNSC Cadet Thomas Lasky must conquer his inner fears and join forces with super-soldier John-117 to take down a massive faction of the Covenant. Full summary »
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Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 6 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Very Impressed See more (76 total) »


 (Series Cast Summary - 12 of 30)

Tom Green ... Thomas Lasky (1 episode, 2012)

Anna Popplewell ... Chyler Silva (1 episode, 2012)

Ayelet Zurer ... Colonel Mehaffey (1 episode, 2012)

Mike Dopud ... General Black (1 episode, 2012)

Enisha Brewster ... April Orenski (1 episode, 2012)

Masam Holden ... Michael Sullivan (1 episode, 2012)

Iain Belcher ... Walter Vickers (1 episode, 2012)

Osric Chau ... Junjie Chen (1 episode, 2012)

Kat de Lieva ... Dimah Tchakova (1 episode, 2012)

Max Carver ... Cadmon Lasky (1 episode, 2012)

Daniel Cudmore ... Master Chief (1 episode, 2012)

Jaylene Wells ... Cadet (1 episode, 2012)

Series Directed by
Stewart Hendler (5 episodes, 2012)
Series Writing credits
Aaron Helbing (1 episode, 2012)
Todd Helbing (1 episode, 2012)

Series Produced by
Joshua Feldman .... executive producer (5 episodes, 2012)
Hameed Shaukat .... associate producer (5 episodes, 2012)
Lydia Antonini .... executive producer (1 episode, 2012)
John G. Lenic .... line producer (1 episode, 2012)
Chris Symes .... supervising producer (1 episode, 2012)
Series Original Music by
Nathan Lanier (5 episodes, 2012)

Neil Davidge (unknown episodes, 2012)
Series Cinematography by
Brett Pawlak (1 episode, 2012)
Series Film Editing by
Michael Louis Hill (5 episodes, 2012)
Series Casting by
Steve Brooksbank (1 episode, 2012)
Series Production Design by
Kasra Farahani (1 episode, 2012)
Series Art Direction by
Peter Bodnarus (unknown episodes, 2012)
Richard Bloom (unknown episodes)
Series Set Decoration by
Matthew Versteeg (unknown episodes)
Series Costume Design by
Cynthia Ann Summers (1 episode, 2012)
Series Makeup Department
Ceilidh Dunn .... assistant makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Charles Porlier .... makeup designer (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Hameed Shaukat .... post-production supervisor (5 episodes, 2012)

David Magee .... production manager (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chad Fitz .... third assistant director (unknown episodes, 2012)
Brad Medhurst .... second assistant director (unknown episodes, 2012)
Michael Bendner .... additional assistant director: background coordinator (unknown episodes)
Ryan Kosmynka .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
John Mavrogeorge .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Patrick Booker .... construction buyer (5 episodes, 2012)
Scott Wellenbrink .... construction coordinator (5 episodes, 2012)

Leor Froelich .... set decoration buyer (unknown episodes, 2012)
Luke King .... assistant set decorator (unknown episodes, 2012)
Chris Craine .... art department researcher (unknown episodes)
Lauren Geaghan .... art department coordinator (unknown episodes)
Todd Harris .... storyboard artist (unknown episodes)
Peter Ochotta .... set designer (unknown episodes)
Rodrigo Segovia .... assistant art director (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Greg Hewett .... boom operator (5 episodes, 2012)
Jim Morgan .... sound mixer (5 episodes, 2012)
Art Young .... sound recordist : documentary segment (5 episodes, 2012)

Rick Bal .... sound mixer (unknown episodes, 2012)
José Caldararo .... foley artist (unknown episodes, 2012)
J.M. Davey .... co-supervising sound editor / sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Bechen de Loredo .... foley mixer (unknown episodes)
Leandro de Loredo .... foley mixer (unknown episodes)
Andrew Scott Duncan .... supervising dialogue/adr editor (unknown episodes)
Charles Maynes .... sound designer (unknown episodes)
Jared Neal .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Rodrigo Ortiz-Parraga .... foley editor / foley supervisor (unknown episodes)
George Pereyra .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Tobias Poppe .... sound designer (unknown episodes)
Zach Seivers .... co-supervising sound editor / sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Cole Taylor .... legacy effects coordinator (unknown episodes)
Series Visual Effects by
Phil Bonner .... asset supervisor (5 episodes, 2012)
Steven Mark Chen .... visual effects (5 episodes, 2012)
Joe Raasch .... digital compositor (5 episodes, 2012)

Terry Bradley .... visual effects supervisor: Arc Productions (unknown episodes, 2012)
Julio Del Hierro .... senior surfacing artist (unknown episodes, 2012)
James Deschenes .... technical director (unknown episodes, 2012)
David Fix .... render supervisor (unknown episodes, 2012)
Tyson Groth .... visual effects artist (unknown episodes, 2012)
Cameron Kerr .... digital compositor (unknown episodes, 2012)
Tyler Kupferer .... pre-visualisation artist (unknown episodes, 2012)
So Hyeon Lee .... lighting/compositing artist (unknown episodes, 2012)
Steve Lowry .... digital compositor (unknown episodes, 2012)
Egbert Reichel .... compositor/lighter: main titles, Polynoid (unknown episodes, 2012)
Carl Schröter .... digital compositor (unknown episodes, 2012)
Dan Wrightsell .... visual effects artist (unknown episodes, 2012)
Matt D. Aldridge .... lead character artist: 343 Industries (unknown episodes)
Aaron Arendt .... pre-visualisation artist (unknown episodes)
Kyle Boylen .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
Christopher Buzon .... matchmove artist (unknown episodes)
Cyril Frederick Chu .... senior surfacing artist (unknown episodes)
Phil Dakin .... camera department lead: Arc Productions (unknown episodes)
Matt Daly .... visual effects producer: Arc Productions (unknown episodes)
Patrick Garcia .... pre-visualization artist (unknown episodes)
Brian Howald .... digital compositing lead (unknown episodes)
Shannon Howald .... compositor (unknown episodes)
Slav Kravchenko .... matte painter (unknown episodes)
Bryan Luren .... lighter & compositor (unknown episodes)
Kevin McBride .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
Brian A. Smeets .... visual effects artist (unknown episodes)
Raleigh Stewart .... visual effects artist (unknown episodes)
Paul Stodolny .... lighting and compositing supervisor (unknown episodes)
John E. Sullivan .... visual effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Damian Upton .... senior systems administrator (unknown episodes)
Amy Vatanakul .... pre-visualization supervisor (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Yusuf A. Ahmed .... stunts (unknown episodes, 2012)
Joshua Jauncey .... stunts (unknown episodes, 2012)
Melissa Jin .... stunt performer (unknown episodes, 2012)
Zandara Kennedy .... stunts (unknown episodes, 2012)
Anthony Moyer .... stunt double: Tom Green (unknown episodes, 2012)
Fraser Aitcheson .... stunt performer (unknown episodes)
James Bamford .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Marie-Eve Beckers .... stunt double: Anna Popplewell (unknown episodes)
Will Erichson .... stunt performer (unknown episodes)
Jay Jauncey .... stunt performer (unknown episodes)
Jon Kralt .... warthog driver (unknown episodes)
Rochelle Okoye .... stunt double: Enisha Brewster / stunt performer (unknown episodes)
Rhys Williams .... stunt performer (unknown episodes)
Mathew Yanagiya .... stunt performer (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Daryl Hartwell .... camera operator (5 episodes, 2012)

Corey Robson .... digital imaging technician (unknown episodes, 2012)
Dave Ferreira .... rigging grip (unknown episodes)
Shamus Whiting-Hewlett .... gaffer (unknown episodes)
Series Casting Department
Kimberly Ehrlich .... casting assistant (unknown episodes)
Meredith Layne .... voice casting (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nora Bautista .... seamstress (unknown episodes, 2012)
Lavone Napier .... seamstress (unknown episodes, 2012)
Olga Tsernova .... seamstress (unknown episodes, 2012)
Dawn Climie .... costume set supervisor (unknown episodes)
Lauren M. Walker .... costume truck supervisor (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Derek Eby .... digital intermediate administration (5 episodes, 2012)
Ryan McKeague .... digital intermediate assist (5 episodes, 2012)
Des Carey .... digital intermediate executive producer (2 episodes, 2012)

Keenan Mock .... digital intermediate assistant (unknown episodes, 2012)
Robin August .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Michael G. England .... first assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Jason Hardwick .... additional editor (unknown episodes)
Kate Rentz .... post-production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Ian Vertovec .... digital intermediate colorist (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Ian Mohr .... scoring assistant (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
James Giddy .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2012)
Mark Ryan .... systems administration (5 episodes, 2012)
Tom Teotico .... location scout (5 episodes, 2012)
John K. Alexander .... location manager (2 episodes, 2012)
Matt Wright .... runner (2 episodes, 2012)

Gregory Astop .... location scout (unknown episodes, 2012)
Jerry Michael Briggs .... security (unknown episodes, 2012)
Kallan Kagan .... SVP production: Arc Productions (unknown episodes, 2012)
Fabian Poss .... title producer (unknown episodes, 2012)
Cole Boughton .... assistant location manager / key production assistant (unknown episodes)
Kim Cowan .... unit publicist (unknown episodes)
Corbin Heide .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Jeff Meagher .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Thomas Potter .... military technical advisor (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
21 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Canada:14+ (TV rating) | Germany:16 | Netherlands:16 | Netherlands:12 (TV rating) (cut)

Did You Know?

John-117, The Master Chief, is only 15 years old when this movie takes place, having been born in 2511 as the movie takes place in 2526.See more »
Master Chief:[picking out which cadets will guard the driver as they make their way to the Warthog] Who's the best shot here?
Michael Sullivan:You, probably?
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Movie Connections:
Followed by "Halo" (????)See more »


What are the differences between the Machinima Web Series and the DVD/BD Extended Cut?
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14 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Very Impressed, 20 June 2013
Author: thedarkknight-89 from United States

I'm aware enough of the Halo Universe to pick up on most of the references in the series, but beyond the fact that it provides an excellent live action piece of an excellent game series, it's simply a great piece of storytelling all it's own.

The people reviewing this saying it's 'boring for the first 55 minutes' or 'cheap and generic' must be expecting heavy action and constant explosions. And those people will never be satisfied with character pieces, which this most certainly relies heavily upon.

The arc of the characters is phenomenal, and their trepidations about becoming soldiers are real and extremely pertinent to the teens of today.

This series manages to fulfill Halo fans expectations of a glimpse into the universe they love, as well as provide new fans with relatable, intensely realistic characters that allow new viewers to experience this universe for themselves, along with the characters.

Definitely worth a watch. That is unless you're looking for non-stop action, explosions and witty one liners said by Master Chief. At which point, don't bother, because this is so much more than that.

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