Virgin Beasts (1991)

Australia, 1991
16mm film film, colour
mono, English
Reviewed at The EOFFTV Review

An Australian science fiction film directed by Toby Zoates.


Directed by: Toby Zoates
A film by Toby Zoates. Produced With the assistance of The Creative Development Fund of the Australian Film Commision
Produced by: Toby Zoates
Production Manager: Larry McDonald
Written by: Toby Zoates
1st Assistant Director: Kit Quarry
2nd Assistant Director: Sally Geschmay
Continuity: Jane Stevens
Live Action Photography: Simon Smith
Camera Assistant: Simian Bryan
Lighting: Richard Bladell
Lighting Assist./Grip: Malcolm Robertson
Stills Photographer: Marian Moore
Edited by: Marc Gillezeau, Tony Egan
Rushes Edited by: Annette McLernon
Neg Cutter: Chris Rowell
Laboratories – Rushes: Colorfilm
Laboratories – Release Print: Atlab
Negatives: Kodak
Dialogue Recordist: James Kesteven
Boom: Kirsten Smith
Post-Synch Recordists: James Watson, Jane Stewart
Sound Edit: Marc Gillezeau, Malcolm le Smith, Temper Smith
Sound Transfers: Spectrum; Soundage
Sound Mixer: Jane Stewart
Mixed at: Aust Film Television and Radio School Sound Studios
Liason [sic]: Ian Atkins
Costumes: Sylvia Nagy
Costume Assistant: Samantha Gibson
Make-up: Liz Goulding, Tracy Walsh
Hairdresser: Tony French
Animated by: Toby Zoates
Computer Animation: Eddie van der Madden
Computer System: Amiga 500
Space Animations: John O’Driscoll, Bess O’Malley, Ian Rose, Ben Cahill
Backgronds [sic] Drawn by: Toby Zoates
Backgronds [sic] Painted by: E. van der Madden [real name: Eddie van der Madden]
Principal Painters: John O’Driscoll, Bess O’Mally
Assistant Painters: Ian Rose, Helen Rose, Jasmin Pring, David Grove, Deb Lieu, Michael Smith, L. McDonald, haron McNab, Peter Hartly
Opticals: Roger Cowan
Sets Builder [sic]: John Katavic, Matthew Renwick
Set Dresser: Jasmin Pring
Props: John Katavic, David Grove, Ian Rose, John O’Driscoll
Accountant: C. Belehris of Magoulias A/C
Production Assistant: Rex Delacy
Runner: Karl Bassan
Caterer [sic]: James Scott, Marian Schausberger
Project Liason [sic] A.F.C.: Chris Strewe, Megan McMurchy, Michael Rose, Marie Delofski, Peter Sainesbury
Insurance: John Hennings of Cinesure
Extra Special Thanks to: Staff of the Media Centre, University of Technology, Sydney; The Aust Film, Television and Radio School; and the Gunnery Artist Squat
This film was made with the kind assistance from Dep. of MicroSurgery, Syd Uni; Rachel Foster Hosp, Redfern; Rozelle Hospital; Redwick Studios, Redfern; Warringah Shire Council; Film Australia

Michelle Granieri (Nurse Sheila)
Matthew Cook (Iri)
Chris Donovan (Joseph)
Simon Reptile (surgeon/J.C.)
Goose Pressley (assistant surgeon)
Warwick Irwin, Geoff Aldridge (lawyers/beasts)
Tex Perkins (preserved head)
Clive Rawson (newsreader)
Helen Rose, Lisa Collins, Adrienne Fuller, Tony Young, Kate Armstrong, Tamara Popper, Antonio Carmen, Kirsten Smith, Margaret-Mary Hollins, Bruce McKelvie, K. Hoolihan (chorus)
Tony Zoates (the alchemist)