Baby short film feat Ben Whishaw

‘Did you know that the strongest muscle in the body is the tongue’
35mm anamorphic
Aspect ratio 2.35:1
Running time: 11mins 39secs
‘The best film in Sundance’ -Tilda Swinton

Awarded by: BFI/Film Four New Directors scheme
Premiered at the Edinburgh Film Festival 2000: Special Mention
Sundance Film Festival 2001: Official selection
Buenos Aires Film Festival 2001: Special Mention
Atlanta Fillm Festival 2002: Special Mention
Repeated transmission: Channel 4 Television

Shoot date: February 2000
Location: Clapham Pool, 141 Clapham Manor Street, London Town, SW4, UK
Production company: Oil Factory Films for BFI production & Film Four in association with the Punk Rock Film Company

Writer/Director: WIZ
Producer: Steven Elliot
Executive producer: Kate Ogborn @BFI
Co-producer: John Storey
Editor: Ewa J. Lind
DoP: Daniel Landin BSC
Production Designer: Annie Gregson
Music Composer: Howie B

CAST (in order of appearance)
Little Joe: Ben Whishaw

Large Lady: Janet Mitchell
Diver: Alex Michael
Man with mop: Mark Moore
Kissing girl: Tabitha Denholm
Italian man 1: Roberto Spina
Italian man 2: Luis Sanchez
Man in shower 1: Andre Gayle
Man in shower 2: Adam Hughes
Man in shower 3: Rollo Dunford Wood
Newsagent: Surinder Grewal
Customer: Paul Kirsop
Lifeguard: Anton Saunders
Freestyler: Helen Oldfield
Staring man: Nick Strong
Hen 1: Lexi Strauss
Hen 2: Julia Couchman
Hen 3: Amanda Baker
Hen 4: Suzy Davis
Hairy man: Justin North
Old lady: Pam Buckley
Hoop girl 1: Katie Ledwith
Hoop girl 2: Hannah Jones
Splashing boy: Anthony Moss
Rubber ring boy: Kyle Frederick
Elegant woman: Rebecca Brennan
Underwater man: Phil Downes
Breast stroker: Antoina
Hen party 5: Nikki Porter
Hen party 6: Rhonda Austin
Young girl: Masha Thorpe

Production Manager: Louise Whiston
1st Assistant Director: Ben Gill
2nd Assistant Director: Alan Edirisnghe
Casting: Sue Pocklington
Location manager: Emma Woodcock
Production Assistant: Holly Scott Lidgett
Stills Photographer: Mark Read
Paramedic: Paul Mortimer
Floor runners: Paul Verhoef, Johnnie Barrett, Eleanor Berry, Adrian Clark, Darren Bloom, Toby Wright

Focus puller: Oleg Poupko
Clapper Loader: Jon Mitchell
Key grip: Johnny Donne
Grip: Sidney Jones
Underwater operator: Franz Pagol

Gaffer: Barry Miller
Genny Operator: Paul Skipper
Electrician: Anthony Miller
Electrician: Pat Crawford

Sound recordist: Sam Diamond
Boom operator: Pete Cowasji

Prop buyer: Sophie Phillips
Prop master: Ray McNiel
Art dept runner: Simon Willows
Art dept runner: John Ritchie
Standby construction: Juno Moles @ DFS Construction

Wardrobe designer: Daniel Furniss
Hair & Make-up Artist: Denise Carroll

Film Stock: Kodak
Insurance: Aon Insurance
Camera & grip equipment: Arri Media
Lighting: ELC
Caterer: Linda @ The Catering Company
Dining Bus: Film Flow

Film processing: Todd –AO
Storyboards: Colin Howard
Assistant editor: Guy Tucker
Offline sound editor: Tanya Trohoulia @ Metropolis Video
Title design: Julie Verhoeven
Dubbing mixer: Bob Johnson @ Magmasters
Cinema mix: Mike Presswood Smith @ De Lane Lea
Grade: Tareq Kubaisi @ VTR
Tape to film transfer: Computer Film Company

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