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Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back  (1980)

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The movie Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back, released in 1980 and directed by Irvin Kershner, was shot on film using Panavision Panaflex Camera, Panavision Panaflex-X Camera, Panavision Silent Reflex PSR Camera and Panavision C Series Anamorphic Lenses with Peter Suschitzky as cinematographer and editing by T.M. Christopher, Paul Hirsch, George Lucas, Marcia Lucas.
Directed by | Irvin Kershner
Cinematography by | Peter Suschitzky
Editing System
Finishing System
Film Manufacturer
Film Negative Stock
Film Negative Width
Camera Negative Orientation
Project Frame Rate
Film Print Orientation
Projection Format
Distributed Frame Rate
Distributed Aspect Ratio
Shooting Regions
Shooting Space
Film Labs & Post Facilities
Visual Effects Facilities
Notes & More Information
Cooke Xtal Express lenses provided and made by JDC for this production, not Panavision. VistaVision used for Visual Effects work. Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS used on 1997 Special Effects. Spherical prints, 2.20:1 and 6 channel sound used for 70mm prints.
 
Cast
Luke Skywalker
Princess Leia
Lando Calrissian
Darth Vader
Chewbacca
Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi
Lando's Aide
Chief Ugnaught
Snow Creature
Admiral Piett
General Veers
Admiral Ozzel
Captain Needa
Imperial Officer
Imperial Officer
Imperial Officer
Imperial Officer
Imperial Officer
Rebel Force General Rieekan
Rebel Force Zev (Rogue 2)
Rebel Force Wedge (Rogue 3)
Rebel Force Hobbie (Rogue 4)
Rebel Force Dak (Luke's Gunner)
Rebel Force Janson (Wedge's Gunner)
Rebel Force Major Derlin
Rebel Force Deck Lieutenant
Rebel Force Head Controller
Other Rebel Officer
Other Rebel Officer
Other Rebel Officer
Other Rebel Officer
Other Rebel Officer
Imperial Officer
Stormtrooper
Stormtrooper
Stormtrooper / Snowtrooper / Rebel Soldier / Tauntaun Handler
Holographic Officer
Stormtrooper
Female Hoth Control Room Tech
Imperial Officer / Stormtrooper
Holographic Imperial Officer
Officer M'kae (Captain Needa's Communications Officer)
Storm Trooper
Hoth Rebel Commander
Cloud City Guard
Snowtrooper Gunner
Bespin Guard In Cell
Stormtrooper / Hoth Rebel
Ugnaught
Hoth Trooper
Hoth Rebel Technician
Snowtrooper
Imperial Officer
Stormtrooper
Imperial Shuttle Mechanic
Stormtrooper / Commander Desanne
Bossk / Bespin Security Guard
Rebel Technician On Hoth
Bespin Woman
AT-AT Driver
Captain Shawn Valdez - Hoth Rebel
Darth Vader
Rebel Soldier
IG-88 (Bounty Hunter Droid)
Emperor (2004 DVD Version)
Rebel Pilot
General McQuarrie
Stormtrooper / Chewbacca / Treva Horme / Solomahal
Boba Fett (2004 DVD Version)
Stormtrooper / Imperial Comms Officer / Rebel Soldier
Zuckuss / Wiokettle
Darth Vader (special Edition)
4-LOM / K-3PO / Stormtrooper
Edian - Bespin Guard Arresting Storm Troopers
Imperial Officer
Snowtrooper
Stormtrooper
Snowtrooper
Rebel Soldier
Snowtrooper
Hoth Rebel
Hoth Rebel
Wampa (special Edition)
Echo Base Trooper
Directed by
Directed By
Cinematography by
Director Of Photography
Written by
Screenplay By
Screenplay By
Story By
Edited by
Editor - 1997 Special Version
Edited By
Produced by
Associate Producer
Producer - Produced By
Executive Producer
Producer - 1997 Special Version
Associate Producer
Original Music by
Production Design by
Production Designer
Art Direction by
Art Director
Art Director
Art Director
Set Decoration by
Set Decorator
Costume Design by
Costume Designer
Casting by
Production Management
Assistant Production Manager
Production Manager: Location Second Unit
Production Supervisor
Second Unit & Assistant Directors
Director: Studio Second Unit
Second Assistant Director
Director: Studio Second Unit
Assistant Director: Studio Second Unit
Second Assistant Director
Director: Location Second Unit
Second Assistant Director: Studio Second Unit
Assistant Director: Location Second Unit
First Assistant Director
Assistant Director: Location Second Unit
Third Assistant Director
Assistant Director / Director: Studio Second Unit
Third Assistant Director
First Assistant Director: Second Unit
Camera & Electrical Department
Assistant Cameraman
Dolly Grip: Location Second Unit
Assistant Cameraman: Location Second Unit
Assistant Cameraman: Location Second Unit
Rigging Gaffer
Second Assistant Cameraman: Second Unit
Operating Cameraman
Director Of Photography: Location Second Unit
Aerial Cameraman
Assistant Aerial Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman: Second Unit
Head Rigger
Dolly Grip
Director Of Photography: Studio Second Unit
Second Assistant Cameraman
Dolly Grip
Operating Cameraman
Second Assistant Cameraman
Operating Cameraman: Location Second Unit
Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Lighting Chargehand
Assistant Camera: Second Unit
Second Unit: Camera Operator
Photographer: Additional Footage - 1997 Special Version
Assistant Camera
Second Assistant Camera: Second Camera
Electrician
Additional Electrician
Assistant Camera
Editorial Department
Assistant Film Editor
Assistant Film Editor
Post-production Executive - 1997 Special Version
Negative Cutter
First Assistant Editor - 1997 Special Version
Negative Cutter
Assistant Editor: Avid - 1997 Special Version
Assistant Editor: Avid - 1997 Special Version
Color Timer
First Assistant Editor - 1997 Special Version
Colorist - Digital Color Correction
Color Timer - 1997 Special Version
Negative Continuity - 1997 Special Version
Assistant Film Editor
Assistant Film Editor
Assistant Film Editor
Editor: Additional Material - 1997 Special Version
Visual Effects Department
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Optical Line-up: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Assistant Cameraman: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Technical Assistant: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Model Maker: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Matte Photography Assistant: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Assistant Visual Effects Editor: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Model And Creature Maker: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Digital Scanning Operator: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Machinist: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Camera And Movement Design: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Stage Technician: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Video Assistant: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Sofware Research And Development: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Stop Motion Animation: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Optical Printer Operator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Stop Motion Technician: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Scanning Operator: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Production Engineering: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Model And Creature Maker: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Negative Line-up: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Production Secretary: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Design Engineer: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Stage Technician: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Resource Assistant: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Systems Programming: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Matte Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Production Associate: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Visual Effects Editorial Supervisor: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Optical Supervisor - 1997 Special Version
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Model Maker: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Animator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Matte Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Digital Effects Technical Assistant: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Still Photographer: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Optical Printer Operator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Animator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Sabre Artist: ILM
Production Engineering: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Visual Effects Production Staff: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Assistant Accountant: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Model Maker: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Digital Restoration Artist: Lowry Digital Images
Model And Creature Maker: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Stage Technician: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Camera Operator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Optical Line-up: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Paint & Roto Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Assistant Cameraman: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Special Visual Effects
Matte Painting Supervisor: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Scanning Operator: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Matte Photography Assistant: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Optical Supervisor - 1997 Special Version
Assistant Cameraman: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Stage Technician: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Assistant Cameraman: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Matte Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Optical Line-up: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Optical Coordinator
Model Maker: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Production Administrator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Modelshop Foreman: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Laboratory Technician: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit / Negative Line-up: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Model Maker: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Special Optics Designer: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Projectionist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Sabre Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
3D Matchmove Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Digital Plate Restoration: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Stage Technician: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Software Research And Development: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Visual Effects Art Director: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Assistant Cameraman: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit / Model Maker: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Computer Graphics Supervisor: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Electronic Systems Designer: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Special Visual Effects
Art Director Visual Effects: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Negative Supervisor: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Laboratory Technician: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Software Research And Development: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Software Research And Development: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Effects Editor: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Visual Effects Producer: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Animator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Matte Photography: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Animation And Rotoscope Supervisor: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Assistant Visual Effects Art Director: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Additional Matte Photography: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Video Editor: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Electronic Engineer: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Technical Assistant: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Optical Line-up: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Stage Technician: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Electronic Engineer: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Visual Effects Production Staff: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Model Maker: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Video Assistant: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Digital Matte Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Digital Effects Technical Assistant: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Assistant Cameraman: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Model Maker: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Sabre Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Visual Effects Editor: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Digital Restoration Artist: Lowry Digital Images
Lab Assistant: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Sabre Group Supervisor: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Matte Artist: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Production Engineering: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Electronic Engineer: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Supervising Stage Technician: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Plate Restoration: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Miniature Pyrotechnics: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Model And Creature Maker: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Effects Director Of Photography: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Laboratory Technician: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Camera Operator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Optical Photography Supervisor: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Model Maker: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Production Assistant: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Assistant Camera: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Machinist: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Matte Artist: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Chief Model Maker: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Assistant Accountant: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Miniature Pyrotechnics: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Optical Line-up: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Scanning Supervisor: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Special Projects: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Model And Creature Maker: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Effects Cameraman: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Assistant Effects Editor: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Assistant Art Director: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Animatic Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Model Maker: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Animator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Matte Photography Consultant
Production Accountant: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Model Maker: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Technical Assistant: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Model And Creature Maker: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Optical Printer Operator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Stop Motion Technician: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Assistant Effects Editor: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Sabre Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Animator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Draftsman: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Apprentice Editor: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Model Maker: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Stop Motion Animation: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Visual Effects Coordinator: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Assistant Accountant: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Digital Plate Restoration: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Animator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Optical Line-up: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Color Timing Supervisor: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Effects Cameraman: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Optical Coordinator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Miniature Pyrotechnics: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Animator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Model And Creature Maker: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Chief Creature Maker: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Assistant Cameraman: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Equipment Engineering Supervisor: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Animator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Digital Effects Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Software Research And Development: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Digital Paint & Roto Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Special Project Coordinator: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Sabre Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Model Maker: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Optical Line Up
Wampa Lair Construction - 1997 Special Version
Damage Artist/supervisor
Model Maker: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Stop Motion Animator
Computer Graphics Artist
Scanning Operator: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Sabre Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Digital Artist: ILM - 1997 Special Version
Restoration Artist
Special Effects Department
Mechanical Effects Supervisor: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Location Unit Supervisor: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Effects Secretary: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Electrical Consultant: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Effects Technician: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Effects Technician: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Electrical Engineer: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Robot Fabrication And Supervision: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Effects Technician: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Robot Fabrication And Supervision: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Effects Technician: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Effects Engineering: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Effects Technician: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Effects Assistant: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Effects Assistant: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Effects Engineer: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Model Construction: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Effects Engineer: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Senior Effects Technician: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Senior Effects Technician: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Effects Technician: Production And Mechanical Effects Unit
Special Effects Technician
R2D2 Designer
Special Effects
Art Department
Draftsman
Sketch Artist
Draftsman
Draftsman
Property Master
Draftsman
Property Dressing Supervisor
Modeller
Head Carpenter
Assistant Art Director
Assistant Art Director
Design Consultant And Conceptual Artist
Construction Storeman
Modeller
Chief Buyer
Head Plasterer
Property Supervisor
Construction Manager
Plasterer
Art Department Assistant
Poster Artist / Poster Designer
Constructor
Poster Artist
Construction Manager
Assistant Decor And Lettering Artist
Sound Department
Supervising Assistant: 2004 Edition
Audio Transfer: 2004 Edition
Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Editor
Sound Design And Supervising Sound Effects Editor / Sound Designer: 1997 & 2004 Editions
Assistant Sound Editor
Audio Transfer: 2004 Edition
Dialogue Editor
Consultant: Dolby
Sound Editor - 1980 & 2004 Editions
Audio Archivist: 2004 Edition
Assistant Sound Editor
Post Production Supervisor: 2004 Edition
Audio Transfer: 2004 Edition
Recording Technician
Foley Editor
Assistant Sound Editor
Assistant Sound Editor
Sound Editor
Assistant Sound Editor
Re-recording Mixer
Audio Re-recordist: 2004 Edition
Re-recording
Re-recording Mixer: 2004 Edition
Recording Technician
Digital Mix Technician - 1997 Special Version
Foley Assistant
Audio Re-recordist: 2004 Edition
Foley Editor
Mix Technician: 2004 Edition
Dialogue Editor
Dialogue Editor
Foley Assistant
Assistant Sound Editor - 1997 Special Version
Re-recording Mixer: Special Edition / Recording Technician
Production Sound
Sound Effects Recording
Re-recording
Supervising Sound Editor: 2004 & 2011 Editions
Sound Boom Operator
Machine Room Operator - 1997 Special Version
Foley Artist
Digital Mix Technician - 1997 Special Version
Adr Mixer
Sound Recordist
Machine Room Operator - 1997 Special Version
Makeup Department
Chief Makeup Artist
Makeup Artist
Makeup And Special Creature Designer
Makeup Artist
Chief Hairdresser
Makeup Artist
Special Makeup Effects Trainee
Special Makeup Effects Trainee
Special Makeup Effects Trainee
Makeup Sculptor
Costume & Wardrobe Department
Wardrobe Supervisor
Wardrobe Mistress
Music Department
Musician: Trumpet
Musician: Trombone
Musician: Trumpet
Musician: Trumpet
Musician: Trumpet
Music Performed By
Musician: Trumpet
Musician: Trumpet
Orchestrator
Music Recordist
Supervising Music Editor
Musician: Trumpet
Musician: Trumpet
Composer Trailer Music
Musician: Percussion
Musician: Cello
Music Producer
Additional Orchestrator
Musician: Trumpet
Music Supervisor
Conductor / Music Producer
Stunt Department
Stunt Double
Stunt Coordinator
Stunt Double
Stunt Double / Stunts
Transportation Department
Transportation: Miniature And Optical Effects Unit
Unit Driver
Additional Crew Members
Assistant To Producer
Unit Publicist
Assistant To Executive Producer
Production Maintenance
Location Accountant
Production Controller - 1997 Special Version
Archivist - 1997 Special Version
Set Cost Controller
Production Assistant
Production Coordinator
Assistant Accountant
Production Assistant
Continuity
Fabricator: Yoda
Performing Assistant: Yoda
Production Accountant
Continuity
Assistant To Director
Production Assistant
Assistant Publicist
Helicopter Pilot
Assistant Puppeteer
Stand-in: Peter Mayhew And David Prowse
Film Archivist - 1997 Special Version
Stand-in: Ms. Fisher
Stand-in: Mr. Ford
Hand Model: Mark Hamill / Hologram: Commander Desanne
Stand-in: Mr. Daniels
Miscellaneous Crew
Production Assistant
Stand-in For Mr. Mayhew
Marketing Consultant
Double: Boba Fett
Stand-in: "4-LOM", "K-3PO" And "C-3PO"
Stand-in: Yoda
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