Credits

The Perfect Runner

Directed and Produced by
Niobe Thompson

Directors of Photography
Daron Donahue
Michael McLaughlin

Editor
Brenda Terning

Written by
Niobe Thompson
Tom Radford

Production Manager
Sandra Tober

Production Coordinator
Emma Radford

Music
John Sereda
Paul Michael Thomas

Sound Recordist
Carey Opper

Audio Post
Perry Blackman

Voice Coach
April Banigan

Online
Joe Owens

Production Bookkeeping
Candice Slade

Production Solicitor
Linda Callaghan

Compositor
Jeremy Webb

Colourist
Jason Zukowski

Translator (Amharic)
Zelekesh Alemu

Additional Camera
Andrew Manske
aAron munson
Blake McWillian

Stills Photographers
Antonio Fiorente
Vladimir Sertun

Slow-motion Runner Performers
Emanuel Parris
Tyler Christopher
Adam Kunkel
Krysha Bailey

Stock footage provided by
Thought Equity Motion
797-6 supplied by Image Bank Film/Getty Images
102516387 supplied by Warner Bros. Entertainment/Getty Images
mr_00060307 supplied by Image Bank Film/Getty Images
129935423 supplied by Discovery FootageSource/Getty Images
797-5 supplied by Image Bank Film/Getty Images
1115-19 supplied by Image Bank Film/Getty Images
102516389 supplied by Warner Bros. Entertainment/Getty Images
Colibri Productions/Footage Search
Silver Phoenix LLC/Footage Search
Everwild Media/Footage Search

Ardipithecus Drawings
Copyright 2009 by Jay H. Matternes

Special thanks to

University of Alberta & the Canadian Athletic Coaching Centre
Dr. Jim Denison
Coach Scott Saunders
Dr. Debra Pozega Osburn
Dr. George Pavlich
Dr. Andy Greenshaw

Harvard University & the Dept. of Human Evolutionary Biology
American Museum of Natural History
Hunter College

Haile Gebrselassie
The Great Ethiopian Run & Emias Ayele
Richard Nerurkar
Samrawit Gebray
Coach Shambal Eshetu
Coach Sentayehu Eshetu
Ethiopian Quadrants
The Ethiocolour Ensemble

The Administration of the Chukchi Autonomous Okrug
Chukotka Discovery
Igor Dugarovich
Vladimir Sertun
Kanchalan Reindeer Herding Brigade No. 1
Bering Air
Kinross Gold Corporation & Elena Bologova

The Canadian Death Race
Sakura Hozumi
Scott Woodward
Brian Bildson
Flaman Fitness

Jamie Thompson
Sharon Poetker-Thompson
Brenda Donahue
Linda Rosenstrøm Chang

A production of Clearwater Documentary Inc.

Executive Producer
Tom Radford

Produced in association with
the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
The Nature of Things
Area Executive Producer
Bob Culbert
Senior Producers
FM Morrison

Produced with the participation of the Canadian Media Fund, the Alberta Multimedia
Development Fund, the University of Alberta, ARTE (France/Germany), the Canadian Film
or Video Production Tax Credit, and Rogers Telefund.

Distributed by Espresso TV (UK)

© Perfect Runner 2012

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