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"The Get Down" The Beat Says, This Is the Way (TV Episode 2017) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Ed Bianchi
Mack Williams ... (animation director)

Writing Credits  

Aaron Rahsaan Thomas ... (written by)
 
Baz Luhrmann ... (created by) &
Stephen Adly Guirgis ... (created by)
 
Sinead Daly ... (story editor) and
Jacqui Rivera ... (story editor)

Cast (in credits order)  

Danny Worthy Boards ... MSG Proformance
Justice Smith ... Ezekiel 'Books' Figuero
Shameik Moore ... Shaolin Fantastic
Herizen F. Guardiola ... Mylene Cruz
Skylan Brooks ... Ra-Ra Kipling
Tremaine Brown Jr. ... Boo-Boo Kipling
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II ... Cadillac
Jimmy Smits ... Francisco 'Papa Fuerte' Cruz
Jaden Smith ... Marcus 'Dizzee' Kipling
Daveed Diggs ... Adult Books
Giancarlo Esposito ... Pastor Ramon Cruz
Stefanée Martin ... Yolanda Kipling
Shyrley Rodriguez ... Regina
Karen Aldridge ... Adele Kipling
Mamoudou Athie ... Grandmaster Flash
Eric Bogosian ... Roy Asheton
Ron Cephas Jones ... Winston Kipling
Kevin Corrigan ... Jackie Moreno
Brandon J. Dirden ... Leon
Michel Gill ... Mr. Gunns
Zabryna Guevara ... Mrs. Cruz
Jeremie Harris ... Shane Vincent
Eric D. Hill Jr. ... DJ Kool Herc (as Eric D. Hill)
Judy Marte ... Wanda
Okieriete Onaodowan ... Afrika Bambaataa
Lillias White ... Fat Annie
Frank Wood ... Ed Koch
Nick Bailey ... Fish
Jarrett Austin Brown Jarrett Austin Brown ... Halfback (as Jarrett Brown)
Joseph Cardoso ... Shorty
Rony Clanton Rony Clanton ... Elderly Black Waiter
Joe Curnutte ... Chips
Willie Estrada Willie Estrada ... Willie
King Feliciano King Feliciano ... Lopez
Jason Genao ... Napoleon
Roe Hartrampf ... Tate Poindexter
Steven Hauck ... Dr. Campbell Grant
Keenan Jolliff ... Marshall Strawbridge
Danai Kadzere ... Carmelita
De'on Ragin ... Strokeface (as De'on R. Ragin)
Omar Scroggins Omar Scroggins ... E (as Omar S. Scroggins)
Barrington Walters Jr. ... Doo-Wop (as Barrington Walters)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nathaniel Janis Nathaniel Janis ... Whiffenpoof
Heidi Li ... Roy Asheton's Girlfriend
Aly Mang ... Misha
Mike Scerbo ... Yale University Alumni
Kortnee Simmons Kortnee Simmons ... Get Down Kid
Sawandi Wilson ... Platinum Disco D
Michael Jennings Michael Jennings ... Yale Student (uncredited)
Michael Schwendemann ... Yale Alumni (uncredited)

Produced by 

Stephen Adly Guirgis ... executive producer
Sam Bromell ... co-producer
Jamie Crowell ... co-producer
Zee Hatley ... co-producer
Marney Hochman ... executive producer
Thomas Kelly ... executive producer
Baz Luhrmann ... executive producer
Catherine Martin ... executive producer
Ed Mundy ... associate animation producer
Kerry Orent ... co-executive producer
Seth Zvi Rosenfeld ... co-executive producer
Shawn Ryan ... executive producer
Aaron Seliquini ... producer
Anthony Talauega ... associate producer
Richmond Talauega ... associate producer
Aaron Rahsaan Thomas ... co-executive producer
Paul Watters ... executive producer
Mack Williams ... producer
Trevor Williams ... associate animation producer

Music by 

Elliott Wheeler

Cinematography by 

William Rexer

Film Editing by 

Deborah Moran
Vanessa Procopio
Jonathan Redmond

Casting By 

Rori Bergman

Production Design by 

Karen Murphy
Alexandra Schaller

Art Direction by 

Derek Wang ... additional art director

Set Decoration by 

Susan Ogu

Costume Design by 

Jeriana San Juan

Makeup Department 

Emily Ansel ... makeup artist
Monique Benoit ... makeup artist
Nathan J. Busch II ... key hair stylist
Diane Calfee ... makeup artist
Jerry DeCarlo ... hair department head
Ivy Ermert ... makeup artist
Joseph Farulla ... makeup artist (2016)
Linda Kaufman ... makeup department head
Martha Melendez ... makeup artist
Pat Moore-Theis ... makeup artist
Wendy Parson ... wig maker
Ashley Ryan ... key makeup artist
Genyii Scott ... hair stylist
Tomasina Smith ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Kirsten Sylvester ... key makeup artist
Jovan Vitagliano ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Jamie Crowell ... unit production manager
Joshua Huffman ... production supervisor
Taja Perkins ... post-production supervisor
Cynthia Stegner ... post production executive (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Rob Coll ... second second assistant director
Alex Finch ... second assistant director
Edmar Flores ... daily crowd assistant director
Anastasia Folorunso ... second second assistant director
Ivan J. Fonseca ... first assistant director: additional photography
Solvan Naim ... second unit director
Jacki O'Brien ... second second assistant director

Art Department 

Chris Bertholf ... scenic artist
Shannon Blaney ... art pa
Colin Brantley ... scenic foreman (2016)
Andrea Burrell ... graphic artist
Patrick Campbell ... storyboard artist
Amanda Carroll ... assistant set decorator
Maxwell Fasen ... on set dresser
Glenn Gatti ... assistant property master
Kyle Glueckert ... set dresser
Apache Gonzalez ... graffiti/mural artist (2016)
Surangel Lauriello ... art department production assistant
Francis Maiorino ... greens coordinator
Erica Meditz ... art department production assistant
Shannon Nallan ... set dresser
Hilary Noxon ... assistant art director
Sarah Ogu ... art department production assistant
Duke Scoppa ... property master
Joseph Sorelle ... on set dresser
Scott Sousa ... construction grip
Abby Udden ... art department coordinator
Abigail Udden ... Art Department Coordinator
Omar Vaid ... assistant set decorator
Holly Watson ... graphic artist

Sound Department 

Scott Cannizzaro ... adr mixer
Martin Czembor ... re-recording mixer
Mark DeSimone ... adr mixer
Heather Fink ... sound utility
Ruy García ... sound designer / supervising sound editor
Sean Garnhart ... re-recording mixer
William Kozy ... add'l boom operator
Michael Kurihara ... sound recordist
Jansen Lambie ... add'l boom operator
Dane Lonsdale ... sound mixer
Michael McMenomy ... sound editor
Michael Miller ... adr mixer
Demi Mills ... adr
Branka Mrkic ... dialogue editor / supervisin dialogue editor
Chris Navarro ... adr mixer
Bryn Neuenschwander ... sound project manager
Angela Organ ... adr editor
Jay Peck ... foley artist
Mykl Rogers ... dubbing coordinator: mixing
Greg Sextro ... add'l sound mixer
Jason Stasium ... pro tools playback mixer
Luciano Vignola ... sound effects editor
Deborah Wallach ... adr supervisor
Kenneth Wilkinson ... additional sound utility
Ayako Yamauchi ... dubbing: Audio Engineer

Special Effects by 

Conrad V. Brink Jr. ... special effects supervisor
Gilbert H. Gertsen ... special effects foreman (as Gilbert Gertsen)
Aleksandr Lokensgard ... special effects foreman

Visual Effects by 

Rodrigo Armendariz ... compositing artist: mels
Pedro Atienzar ... cg artist
Jeffrey Edward Baksinski ... visual effects supervisor
Tania Beaulieu ... tracking layout artist: mels
Mathieu Boulanger ... lead visual effects editor: MELS Studios
Nadège Bozzetti ... lead texturing: mels
Frederic Breault ... cg supervisor: mels
Ghislain Bruneau ... environment artist: mels
Tori Buenger ... digital compositor
Jimmy Caron ... lead pipeline td: mels
Sophie Cherry ... associate visual effects producer: zoic
Robert Cvengros ... tracking & matchmove
Amy G. Davis ... visual effects artist
Bruno Martins de Azevedo ... digital compositor
Michaela Dehning ... visual effects producer
Thibault Deloof ... lead lighting: mels
Maxime Ducharme ... tracking layout artist: mels
Zacharie Dufault ... pipeline technical director: MELS Studios
Shawn Ewashko ... digital compositor
Guillaume Fabre ... lighting artist: mels
Scott M. Fedor ... compositing artist: mels
Martin Fourat ... visual effects editor: Mels Studios
Alexandre Gagne ... modeling artist: mels
Francois Garcia ... Executive visual effects: MELS Studios
Jose Luis Gomez Godinez ... compositing artist: mels
Caroline Guagliardo ... visual effects coordinator: mels
Chris Hamilton ... vfx editor
Matt Hansen ... visual effects supervisor
Jason Heinze ... compositor
Phillip Hoffman ... visual effects producer: zoic
Quentin E. Holmes ... vfx editor: Encore
Yamil Hossman ... compositing artist: mels
Giorgio Iovino ... matte painter / matte painting artist: mels
Corey S. Johnsen ... vfx editor
Alyssa Koncelik-Diemer ... digital compositor
Caroline Labrie ... animation artist: mels
Morgan Lang ... digital matte painter / matte painting artist: mels
Sophie Larocque ... texturing artist: mels
François Leduc ... compositing artist: mels
Gong Myung Lee ... vfx supervisor: method studios
Mark Lieberman ... compositor
Ruudy Xiaoyu Liu ... visual effects artist
Richard Mahon ... matte painting supervisor: Zoic Studios
Ricardo Marmolejo ... digital compositor
Sarah McCulley ... visual effects coordinator
Ariana Miller ... digital compositor
Fabienne Mouillac ... lead compositing: mels
Cynthia Mourou ... visual effects producer: mels
Arslan Naqvi ... senior compositor
Joseph Oberle ... senior digital compositor
Kelvin J. Padfield ... visual effects production manager
Frances Padua ... visual effects coordinator: zoic
Laurent Pancaccini ... lead animator: Mels Studios
John F.K. Parenteau ... executive producer: shade vfx
Catherine Perreault ... vfx editor: mels
Jonathan Piche-Delorme ... visual effects supervisor: mels
Pascal Polic ... visual effects artist
Lea Prainsack ... visual effects producer
Aaron Raff ... visual effects supervisor
Florent Revel ... matchmove artist
David W. Reynolds ... visual effects supervisor
Josh Ries ... visual effects assistant editor / visual effects coordinator
Terry Rose ... digital compositor
Nicolas Sabourin-Beausoleil ... compositing artist: mels
Crystal Samuel ... visual effects: matte painter
Charles Self ... visual effects producer
Eric Sibley ... compositing supervisor
Cristian Slavik ... digital compositor
Jonathan S. Smith ... roto/paint artist
Moshe Swed ... matchmove lead
Danielle Taillefer ... modeling artist: mels
Matthew Talbot-Kelly ... matte painter
Mike Terrigno ... digital compositor
Sylvain Thibodeau ... visual effects editor: Mels Studios
Benoit Touchette ... head of visual effects: mels studios
Yannick Tétreault ... pipeline td: mels
Alexandra Jane Vahlbruch ... visual effects coordinator: camera department, Zoic Studios
Steven Wade ... compositor: Zoic
Thaddeus Warren ... matte painter
Amy Wascher ... visual effects coordinator
Marc Whitelaw ... compositing lead: zoic
David Windhorst ... lead tracking/layout artist
Scott Winston ... technical director
Monica L. Castro ... vfx i/o (uncredited) / visual effects i/o (uncredited)
Frans de Vries ... tracking/matchmove/layout artist (uncredited)
Alex Ling ... digital compositor (uncredited)

Stunts 

Chris Cenatiempo ... stunt coordinator
John Cenatiempo ... stunt coordinator
Justin Clarke ... stunt double: Ezekiel aka Justice Smith / stunt performer
Joe Mancini ... precision driver
Alexa Marcigliano ... stunt double: Jason Genao
Earl Weathers ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department 

Mark-Anthony Artis ... grip
Stephanie Paisley Bell ... lighting technician
Michael J. Burke ... first assistant camera
Gabriel Alicto Chavez ... grip
Rashad Clinton ... dolly grip
Philippe Colligan ... grip
Caswell Cooke ... grip
Lamont Crawford ... key grip
Mark Cyr ... 24 frame playback engineer
Gregg de Domenico ... camera operator
Michael DeRario ... additional second assistant camera
Jeff Dickerson ... camera tech
Rachael Doughty ... camera loader
Stephen Fitzgerald ... video assist operator
Joe Fugallo ... 2nd technocrane technician
Spencer Gillis ... camera operator
Michael Guthrie ... second assistant camera: a camera
Petr Hlinomaz ... camera operator
Graham Klatt ... rigging grip
Justin LeBlanc ... loader
Robert Levi ... documentary cinematographer
Nate Loehrke ... electrician
James Madrid ... first assistant camera "b" camera / movi technician
Stephen McBride ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Frank Milea ... Loader
Julia Elaine Mills ... grip
Jeff Muhlstock ... camera operator "a" camera / steadicam operator
Annabelle Nutt ... gaffer
Benjamin Relf ... videoassist
K.C. Roballo ... grip
Chris Rosen ... construction electrician / construction shop electrician
Samantha Silver ... b - camera second assistant camera
Adam Smelin ... video assist
Lee Marvin Walker ... grip
Yves Wilson ... loader
Justin Matthew Wong ... loader
Andy Zuch ... video assist (as Andrew Zuch)

Animation Department 

Claire Almon ... character designer
Mike Cheslik ... lead animator
Jim Cornell ... illustration
Jen Cram ... illustration
Ryan Denora ... animation coordinator / animator / illustration
Michael Derry ... illustration
Dennis Fries ... lead animator
Reed Gauthier ... additional illustration
Jeff Hong ... storyboard artist
Nuri Keli ... background artist
Robert Kornstein ... lead animator
Lindsey Lea ... illustration
Margeaux Mcclelland ... background artist
Chris McMurray ... illustration
Victoria Montes ... character designer / illustration
Jerry Mosier ... background artist
Ed Mundy ... associate animation producer
Katie Stockton ... lead background artist
Cassidy Stone ... storyboard artist
Veronica Valencia ... storyboard artist
Kate Villa ... production coordinatior
Benji Williams ... character designer
Mack Williams ... animation director / producer
Trevor Williams ... associate animation producer
Ethan Yazel ... background artist

Casting Department 

Hannah d'Angerio ... casting associate
Dann Fink ... adr voice casting
Karlee Fomalont ... casting associate
Allison Hall ... background casting associate
Belle Jiao ... background casting associate
Sarah Konishi ... background casting associate
David O'Hara ... casting assistant
Grant Wilfley ... extras casting
Bruce Winant ... adr voice casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Claire Aquila ... wardrobe supervisor
Victoria Boaz ... costume coordinator
Catherine Crabtree ... assistant costume designer
David Crittenden ... tailor
Alexandra Emmons ... costumer
Constance Garcia ... set costumer
Maria E. Garcia ... costumer
Yvette Helin ... tailor
Yafi Hoch ... set costumer
Heather Howard ... costumer
Kristen Koenig ... key costumer
Rudy Mance ... assistant costume designer (as Rudolph Mance)
Jimmy McBride ... tailor
Eden Miller ... costumer
Zoe Nadel ... costume assistant
Anne Newton-Harding ... wardrobe supervisor
Ben Philipp ... assistant costume designer
Sasha Richter ... costumer
Moira Shaughnessy ... set costumer
Thuy Smutz ... costume assistant
Brett Springirth ... set costumer
Ruda Tillett ... textile artist: Izquierdo Studio
Natalie Turturro ... costumer
Josh Wallwork ... set costumer
Abby Walton ... assistant costume designer

Editorial Department 

Wadeh Arraf ... assistant editor
Jennifer Davidoff Cook ... assistant editor
John Crowley ... final colorist: digital color correction
Dave Francis ... additional colorist
Allison Freed ... post-production coordinator
Chris Gennarelli ... digital dailies colorist
Travis Gerdes ... post production supervisor
Sky Gewant ... first assistant editor
Stacey Lee ... data manager
Anthony Raffaele ... finishing colorist
Taylor Williams ... assistant editor
Jamie Yu ... editorial supervisor: FuseFX

Location Management 

Krista Corrao ... location coordinator
Jose F. Guerrero ... assistant location manager
Brian Ketcham ... location assistant

Music Department 

Sarah Bromberg ... associate music supervisor
Leon Doyle Bromell ... music coordinator
Ellie Cumming ... music copyist
Stephanie Diaz-Matos ... music supervisor
Marin Forte ... Music Production Assistant
Dylan Gentile ... singer
Dave Robertson ... music editor
Jordan L. Ross ... assistant music editor/orchestrator (as Jordan Levy Ross)
Jamieson Shaw ... Music Programmer / senior music editor
Robert L. Smith ... music engineer
Elliott Wheeler ... executive music producer
Leo Tee ... music licensing (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

William Petraglia ... driver
Charles Spillane ... transportation captain

Other crew 

Lauren Augarten ... production assistant
Robin Baltzer ... Dance Coach
Donna Belsky ... studio teacher
Donté Bouyer ... staff set production assistant
Jerome Butler ... dialect coach
Jamie Chan ... script coordinator
Naomi G. Davis ... writers production assistant (as Naomi Davis)
Olenka Denysenko ... script supervisor
Andy Falcon ... Office Production Assistant
Lizbeth Fernandez ... payroll assistant
Ashley Rose Folino ... Office Production Assistant
Jennifer Gaston-Gates ... first assistant accountant
Ed Gately ... assistant production coordinator
Maritza Gomez ... production assistant
Anita Jackson ... key second assistant accountant
Aaron Jensen ... production accountant
Ryan Lakestream ... payroll clerk
Dan Levy ... key production assistant: additional photography
Bryan Lubin ... accounting clerk
Amanda Lynch ... production coordinator
Alan Manzo Becerra ... office production assistant
Jaime Mariano ... parking coordinator
Donald Matturro ... payroll accountant
Cort McGee ... production secretary
Linda H. Miller ... production accountant
Amanda O'Reilly ... assistant production coordinator
Amanda Pellegrino ... production assistant
Leroy Rivera ... production assistant
Jeff Selby ... Dance Coach
Emily Sherman ... production assistant
Shannon Smith ... production assistant
Nick Snyder ... writers assistant
Mike Sobiloff ... assistant to the producer
Nina Stiefel ... writers assistant
Anthony Talauega ... choreographer
Richmond Talauega ... choreographer
Louis Teverini ... second assistant accountant
Rob Wittstadt ... assistant to executive producer
Jameson Workman ... Assistant to Baz Luhrmann
Jason Zimmerman ... production assistant

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