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VOICES FROM THE COLOSSEUM

a project by
ALESSANDRO MARIANANTONI

in collaboration with:
UCLA REMAP
UCLA ETC
MEDIARS
GOOGLE

special thanks to all the students and interns involved!

Historic Consultation with
MASSIMO CIAVOLELLA, UCLA Italian Department
LEE WALCOTT, Ahmanson Foundation

In collaboration with
MARCELLA SPINOTTI, FONDAZIONE AZZURRA

Special Acknowledgement to our Mentors:

ANDREA MORRICONE
BETSY HEIMANN
DANTE SPINOTTI
MARC ABRAHAM
PIETRO SCALIA

Writer
RONAN MACRORY and NATHAN CHITAYAT

Directors
CHARLES DE LEON
NATHAN CHITAYAT
RONAN MACRORY

Directors of Photography
JASON KNUTZEN
ANGEL GRANADOS
IVAN ALMEIDA RODRIGUES
KARINA SILVA

Cast

Bereaved Mother (Trajan) KELLY GALINDO
Brutus TRAVIS LELAND
Britannicus NATHAN CHITAYAT
Caesar  BENNY BRISENO
Cleopatra LARISSA WISE
Constantine CHARLES DE LEON
Constantine’s Priest VINCE SLEVIN
Pope Gregory GARY LAVON
Nero DAVID COLLIER
Nero’s Servant DAVID TENENBAUM
Trajan TOM KONKLE
Trajan’s Priests LEE FROST BARGATZE
Young Trajan HARRISON MACDONALD
Vespasian JEREMIAH O’BRIAN

Music by
ULF ANNEKEN

Editors
MARA BARBIERATO
NATHAN CHITAYAT
RONAN MACRORY

Costume Designer AMANDA HOSLER

Production Designer YUKI MIHARA
DANNI ZHANG
MENGJAIO (TINA) XI
XIYUN (FRED) XIAO

Slider Grip PABLO GUTIERREZ

Makeup
SARA MERBOUNI
SEANA GORLICK

Special Effects Supervisor on Set
DANNI ZHANG
MENGJAIO (TINA) XI
WEIHAN ZHOU
XIYUN (FRED) XIAO

Special Effects Supervisor MICHAEL MCNEFF

Compositing, Matte Paintings, 3D
DANNI ZHANG
MENGJAIO (TINA) XI
WEIHAN ZHOU
XIYUN (FRED) XIAO

Audio Recording
XIYUN XIAO
WEIHAN ZHOU

Sound Editors and Designers
SADAHARU YAGI
ALYSSA KJAR

Storyboard Artists
DANNI ZHANG
MENGJAIO (TINA) XI
WEIHAN ZHOU
XIYUN (FRED) XIAO

Project Production and Post-Production Coordinator and Supervisor
ALESSANDRO MARIANANTONI

matte paintings and animation based on 3D models from
UCLA EXPERIENTIAL TECHNOLOGIES CENTER (ETC)
thanks to:
Director DIANE FAVRO
MARIE SALDANA
MIKE ROCCHIO

Production in Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
School of Theater, Film and Television
REMAP Center

Production in Italy

Centro Sperimentale MEDIARS
(Media Interattivi per l’Arte e lo Spettacolo)

Logistic support from
Assessorato alla Cultura del COMUNE DI RIETI
Biblioteca Paroniana
Istituzione Formativa di Rieti

Unit Production Manager
LUCA MICHELI

Talent
FRANCESCA TIBERI

Photography
MAURIZIO GUADAGNOLI

Director
ALESSANDRO MARIANANTONI

Camera Operator and Slider Grip
CLAUDIO LEGGIERI

Costume Design and Fabrication
GIOVANNA GREGORI

for the Rieti Underground location
thanks to the historic site manager
RITA GIOVANELLI and the site owners

Titles and Logo NEXINE

Early Illustrations
NADYA WIJAYA

Computer Vision Supervisor
MARCO ANDREETTO
Google Inc.

Software Development at MEDIARS
MARCO SGNAOLIN

for helping on the photo DB and documentation
thanks to
CLAUDIO LEGGIERI
ALYSSA KJAR
DANNI ZHANG
MENGJAIO (TINA) XI

Press Office
VALERIA BULDINI

Project in Collaboration with:

thanks to:

Kinga Dobos
Caterina Lunghi
Giuliana Puppin
Maril Delly
Patrizia Paiar
Gabriella Gianni
Carla Moroni
Carlo Ciccaglioni
Emiliano Grillotti
Irene Amedeo
and
the Italian Consul General in Los Angeles
Giuseppe Perrone