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Based on Roald Dahl's 1973 classic book 'The Witches', the story tells the scary, funny and imaginative tale of a seven year old boy who has a run in with some real life witches!

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Status: filming
Status Updated: 02 May 2019

Cast

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Grand High Witch
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Bruno Jenkins
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Samantha
Tim Niverth ...
Security
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Basketball Kid
Paul Leonard ...
Maitre'D - Luther

Directed by

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Robert Zemeckis

Written by

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Roald Dahl ... (novel)
 
Robert Zemeckis ... (screenplay)
 
Allan Scott ... (based on the 1990 film "The Witches" screenplay by)
 
Kenya Barris ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Alfonso Cuarón ... producer
Guillermo del Toro ... producer
Jack Rapke ... producer
Steve Starkey ... producer
Robert Zemeckis ... producer

Cinematography by

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Don Burgess

Editorial Department

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Maxine Gervais ... senior supervising colorist
Andrew K. Ross ... post-production coordinator (uncredited)

Casting By

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Victoria Burrows

Production Design by

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Gary Freeman

Art Direction by

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Claire Fleming
Tom Still ... (Supervising Art Director)
Su Whitaker

Costume Design by

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Joanna Johnston

Makeup Department

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Kristyan Mallett ... prosthetics designer

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Lee Grumett ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Dominic Ackland-Snow ... construction manager
Lucy Ackland-Snow ... paint improver
Nicky Ackland-Snow ... assistant construction manager
Yasmin Al-Naib ... Assistant set decorator
Marshall Aver ... production buyer
Lee Biggs ... supervisor carpenter
Francesca Birri ... set dec coordinator
Cécile Bouquet ... art dept researcher/clearance coordinator
Zak Brogan ... carpenter
Tamara Catlin-Birch ... art department co-ordinator - dailies
Tina Charad ... Scenic artist
Po Sing Chu ... concept artist
Sophia Darvill ... apprentice carpenter / carpenter
Lauren Debeuckelaere ... art department trainee
Adam Doe ... Assistant Storeman
Violet Elliot ... assistant buyer
Dave Fisher ... chargehand standby props
Matt Francis ... junior set designer
Lara Genovese ... set designer
Clare Griffiths ... Art Department Coordinator dailies
Shane Harford ... Supervising Storeman
Steve Harris ... Head of department Carpenter
Phil Hawley ... Painter
Iasonas Houssein ... art department assistant
Lara Humphreys ... art department assistant
Emily Lloyd-Hughes ... Set Decoration PA
Alice Mayhew ... assistant buyer
Elle McKee ... graphic design assistant
Laura Miller ... assistant art director
Dean Moran ... carpenter
Liam Morgan ... model maker: dailies
Steve Partridge ... Sup paint lab
Claire Peerless ... draughtsperson
Sarah Jeanne Perry ... graphic designer
Heather Rackstraw ... junior draughtsperson
Elena Real-Davies ... graphic design assistant
Robert Shillibeer ... carpenter
Dominic Sikking ... lead graphic designer
Sarah Smith ... art department assistant
Elin Stone ... action prop buyer
John Whitby ... Construction Buyer
Jules Wicks ... Art Department Coordinator
Simeon Wilkins ... storyboard artist
Jon Ziman-Bright ... draughtsman

Special Effects by

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Tim Niverth ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Erin Anderson ... visual effects coordinator
Neal Bradshaw ... photogrammetry 3d scan artist: gentle giant studios
Simona De Angelis ... additional visual effects
Yoshi DeHerrera ... visual effects supervisor: Gentle Giant Studios
Thea Dumitriu ... Concept Artist
Sam Gough ... photogrammetry 3d scan artist: Gentle Giant Studios
Kim Lavery ... executive producer: gentle giant studios
Francesca Mancini ... visual effects production manager
Mike McGuinness ... Senior Previs Artist
Zoe Medcraft ... visual effects coordinator
Jacobus Daniel van der Merwe ... Previs Animator
Alex Walklate ... photogrammetry 3d scan artist: Gentle Giant Studios

Camera and Electrical Department

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Stuart Bridges ... HD Video Assist Operator
Stephen Fell ... HOD Electrical Rigger
John Flemming ... key grip
Vince McGahon ... camera operator: "b"camera / steadicam operator
Elvis Pasqual ... electrician: Rigging
Martin Smith ... gaffer
Mario Spanna ... libra head technician
Brian Steele ... Rigger
Des Whelan ... A Camera Operator

Casting Department

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Byron Beane ... u.s. casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Abigail Best ... tailor
Marianna Bourmpoula ... Costume Buyer
Laura Panayiotou ... pattern cutter/costume maker
Izzy Rook ... costume trainee
Annie Spong ... Shopper

Transportation Department

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Jamie Barham ... Driver To Derek Houge
Terry Gough ... production driver
Jessi Hawthorn ... transportation coordinator
Stevie Kotey ... transportation captain
James May ... unit driver
Paul Zanelli ... unit driver

Other crew

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Georgie Carter ... stand-in: Anne Hathaway
Aled Evans ... Accounts PA
Sarah Gough ... Assistant Accountant
Gina Hallas ... Production Controller
Fateh Khaled ... production assistant
Lizzie Pritchard ... script supervisor

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Also Known As
  • Convenção das Bruxas (Brazil)
  • Ведьмы (Russia)
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Guillermo del Toro wanted the film to be a stop-motion picture. See more »

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