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https://vimeo.com/channels/staffpicks/280166097 A young boy discovers the stone head of an ancient black English king buried in the Dartmoor countryside. Throughout his childhood he idolises the king, the...
https://vimeo.com/channels/staffpicks/280166097

A young boy discovers the stone head of an ancient black English king buried in the Dartmoor countryside. Throughout his childhood he idolises the king, the discovery comes to define his whole identity. But as an adult he comes to realise that his recollection of the head and the king are false memories.

Directed by Zhang + Knight

Producer – Martha McGuirk
Executive Producer – Luke Tierney
Production Manager – Alex Jefferson
Production Co-Ordinator – Hayder Hoozeer
Production Assistant – Natalie Steiner
Casting – Charlotte Lowdell
1st Assistant Director – Tom Lancaster
2nd Assistant Director – Darren Baba
Cinematographer – Ruben Woodin-Dechamps
Steadicam Operator – James Chesterton
1st Assistant Camera – Rich Savage
2nd Assistant Camera – Francesca Zucchini
Camera Trainee – Christopher J Orr
1st Assistant Camera (pickup) – Cristina Cretu
Gaffer – Peter Bishop
Art Director – Zoë Klinck
King Eke’s Head – Rod Vass
King Eke’s Head – Lois Vass
Historical Tablet Designer – Kate Klinck
Historical Tablet Printer – Ge Feng
Prop Delivery – Frank Luscott
Costume Designer – Taff Williamson
Styling Assistant – Sara Mtimet
Editor – Ellie Johnson (tenthree)
Colourist – Daniel De Vue (glassworks)
Post House – Glassworks
Post Producer – Victoria Taylor
3d VFX Artist – Julian Johnson
2d VFX Artist – Leanne Pletersky
Additional VFX – Ling Ling
Sound Design – Robert Ashton
Catering – Dawn Vooght (delicious dartmoor)
Runner – Billy Langdown
Runner – Chantal Miles
Runner – Drew Graver
Runner – Ben Cohen

Young Ato – Charlie Cunningham
King Eke – Cornell John
Grandma – Karole Bilas
Queen Eke – Shereen Russell
King’s Advisor – Trevor Lewis
King’s Advisor – Daniel Childs
King’s Child – Memphis Dixon
King’s Child – Joshua JL
King’s Child – Kyal Madiba
King’s Child – Johnathan
King’s Child – Leon
Bus Passenger – Darrell Bilas
Bus Passenger – Andrew Bilas
Bus Passenger – Stephen Shephead
Bus Passenger – Mike Howdle
Bus Passenger – Elizabeth Low

Special Thanks

Luke Jacobs
Aleks Ugarow
Craig Game
George Rumsey
Matt Suddaby
Brenda + Joe Cunningham
John Dracup + Dracup Family
Kelly Amundsen
Shaylah Duncan
Stijni Mulder (Headland Warren Farm)
Jean Avery
Seraphine Tumbridge
Jonathon Ng
Dartmoor Annex
Panavision
Panalux
Wavend

Produced by FRIEND London

Cast: Zhang + Knight, Ruben Woodin Dechamps, Daniel de Vue, GLASSWORKS VFX and FRIEND

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