Limited series | 2019-2020 | Netflix | Drama | USA
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DirectorScott Frank
Written byWalter Tevis (literary source)
ProductionX Filme Creative Pool GmbH, Netflix [us]

Shooting data

Start of shooting26/08/2019
End of shooting20/12/2019

Brief synopsis

Eine junge Waise in der Ära des Kalten Krieges hat das Potenzial zur besten Schachspielerin der Welt. Doch ihre Alkoholsucht macht ihr schwer zu schaffen.

(Netflix)

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Anya Taylor-JoyBeth Harmon [SS]
Christiane SeidelHelen Deardorff [SSR]
Carlo Felice AudrinesMarenco [SR]
Michel DiercksDuhamel [SR]
Philipp DrosteTournament Director [SR]
Janina ElkinMrs. Borgov [SR]
Johannes FrankeSizemore [SR]
Clement GuyotTournament Director Paris [SR]
Daniel HolzbergCooke [SR]
Zoe HöcheGirl 1 [SR]
Johannes HuthMr. Spellman [SR]
Nikolai JegorowRussian Teacher [SR]
Raphael Kericsomeone else [SR]
Max KrauseArthur Levertov [SR]
Anton KrymskiyRussian Waiter [SR]
Marian MederMr. Espero [SR]
Daniel MontoyaPaolo [SR]
Nicolò PasettiB. Cooper [SR]
Janina RudenskaWoman [SR]
Frederik SchmidLaev [SR]
Sarah SchubertWoman #2 [SR]
Frank StreffingReporter [SR]
Irina UsovaWoman [SR]
Evgenij VereninRussian Radio Announcer [SR]
Ryan WichertHilton Wexler [SR]
Rebecca Dyson-SmithStewardess [SRE]
Jonathan FaillaDick Evans [SRE]
Ben GageikDanny Weiss [SRE]
Steffen MennekesCullen [SRE]
Elvis NowatzkiMargret's Boyfriend [SRE]
Juri PadelRussian Driver [SRE]
Ilja RoßbanderRudolph [SRE]
Melanie TòthKöchin [SRE]
Ricky WatsonPaul Tix [SRE]
Marc AdamsRezeptionist [BP]
Uke BosseAnother Reporter [BP]
Daniel BrunetMan At Sign In Table [BP]
Rahul ChakrabortyVendor-Mexico [BP]
William von TagenOther Player [BP]
Frédéric VonhofParis Waiter [BP]
Josepha WalterMO Girl [BP]
Maximilian DiehleFrench Guy
Murat DikenciPoker Player #2
Andruscha HilscherRussian chess player
Lukas Jakob HuberFrench Guy
Hussen IbraheemChess player
Niklas KohrtPokerplayer
Iskander MadjitovRussian
David MastersonConference Reporter
Alberto RuanoDirector
Julia Schneider [2]Mrs Spellman
Frédéric StromengerMan on stairway

Crew

ActivityNameComment
Production accountantPaul Meyer-Gerlt
Assistant production accountantVolker Kellnerpayroll accountant until May 2020
3rd AD BaseHenriette Rodenwald
3rd AD CrowdJana FilzhuthAdditional, 2DT
3rd AD CrowdTommy KreiselmaierAddt.
3rd AD CrowdJohannes Rhein
3rd AD CrowdNico MarkertAdditl., 3 days
AD PAJacqueline JansenAdd. - 30 SD + EPK
Key AD PALeonie Schwaier
Crowd marshallHélène Irdor
Crowd marshallMario Ziemkendorf
Crowd marshallChristian Theisinger
Director of photographySteven Meizler
Scuba dopSven FinkUnterwasseraufnahmen
Steadicam operatorGeorge Billinger
1st assistant cameraHeiko WentorpA Cam
1st assistant cameraKarl KeilB-Cam RED Ranger, 8K FF, Supreme Primes
2nd assistant cameraSarah AlischA Camera
2nd assistant cameraChristin JahrmärkerRED Ranger / Monstro
2nd assistant cameraFabio SeydingAdditional // 16mm sequence
Video assist/playback operatorFynn Stoldt
Assistant to video playback operatorVanessa Mihali| 2 days
Assistant to video playback operatorKristin Freia von Jarmersted
Camera traineeVito WalterVideo Trainee
Camera traineeElisabeth EdwardsAdditional
Camera traineeTammo WalterVideo Trainee
Casting directorAnna-Lena SlaterCasting DE
Casting director (children)Stephanie Mailein Kooperation mit Tatjana Moutchnik
Casting director (children)Tatjana Moutchnik
Casting assistantOliver Moser
Costume designerGabriele Bindera female chessprodigy wins in a men s world end 50s -end 60s
Assistant costume supervisorFrancesca De SantisJunior Crowd Supervisor Asst. 50s&60s KB: Gabriele Binder
Costume coordinatorHenning Paulmann
Assistant costume designerGina Krauß1. Asst.Costume Designer
Assistant costume designerKatrin HoffmannAssistant Costume Designer Cast 1956-1969
Assistant costume designerCapucine LandreauVorbereitung/ Recherche historisch 50er/60er
Assistant costume designerJulia Surisjunior, 1950s & 1960s, costume design: Gabriele Binder
Costume buyerTanja Jesek50s +60s
Crowd supervisorVerena Reuter-Züll/Asst. Costume Designer Crowd
Key costumerTheresa Anna LutherCrowd w/ Tobias Noventa / 50s, 60s America a.o. countries
Key costumerUte GrenzCrowd Coordinator
WardrobeJulia KamenzZusatzgarderobiere
WardrobeNatascha GotowtschikowCast/hist. 1957-68
WardrobeLiz KreyenbergCast / Truck / 50s, 60s
WardrobeWiebke WarskulatCrowd Fitter
WardrobeFranziska KargZusatzgarderobiere
WardrobeAlexandra StähleCast/50er&60er/KB: Gabriele Binder
WardrobeViola Völkcast costumer (truck), 50th-70th
Additional wardrobeLiza Grebenstein
Additional wardrobeNicole PetschFitting und Prep 1957-1968
Additional wardrobeSandra Dorer
Additional wardrobeSvea PoestgesCast Costumer
Additional wardrobeAnja Lafin
Additional wardrobeLisa SpenglerAbwicklung 4 Wochen
Additional wardrobeDoris Mumhofer
Additional wardrobeYvonne Wojnar
Additional wardrobeGabriella Ferrante
Additional wardrobeSylka Schaedlichhistorisch 40 DT
Additional wardrobeRonja Krampitz
Additional wardrobeAline Hollstein
Crowd fitterSimone Zimmermann
TailorTabea Fock
TailorGabriele KeunekeCast Ladies
TailorKatrin Berthold
Costume patinationChristine BöhlerKostümfärberin
Costume patinationJimena OviedoTextile Artist
Costume design traineeAlyssa Skibahistorisch 50er/60er
DirectorScott Frank
Storyboard artistRaymond Boy
Extras coordinatorGabriele Ablasser
Key/dolly gripElmar SuskaDolly Grip B Cam
Key/dolly gripChristian ScheibeKey Grip
Key/dolly gripMario MaticGrip
Grip assistantJan HagenGrip Addtl.
Grip assistantChristoph BockGrip
Rigging gripRonny LüscherTechno 50
GafferSascha Wolfram
Rigging gafferDietmar Haupt
Lighting technician / electricianSebastian BeutlerRigging
Additional electricianAlexander Zeihn
Additional electricianChristian Buhlert
Additional electricianDavid Moore LorussoAdditional Electrician
Additional electricianMaximilian Linus Dreusch
Additional electricianSandro KieburgRigging
Balloon light operatorChristian Saalfeld
Lighting assistantLessing Swanepoel
Lighting assistantKevin Ruhland
Makeup artist / hair stylistDana BielerHair & Make up Crowd Supervisor
Makeup artist / hair stylistElise Tillmannadditional Hair and Makeup ARTIST
Makeup artist / hair stylistHannah RidderTrainee Cast
Additional make up artistIna Charanza
Additional make up artistJarrid Vanden Eynden
Additional make up artistAisha King
Additional make up artistKatja MelchesCrowd Fittings /Set
Additional make up artistJenna Smith
Additional make up artistBastian Russ
Additional make up artistDebora Waltl
Additional make up artistNina Cesari
Additional make up artistMaria Ratzeburg
Additional make up artistManuela Halligan
Additional make up artistFranziska MayntzExtras
Additional make up artistJana DietzExtras
Additional makeup artistNadine Vieker
Crowd hair and make up supervisorDana Bieler
Assistant to producerPia Schlipphak(Producers Asst. & Script Coordinator)
Art directorDaniel Chour
Art directorThorsten Klein
Assistant art directorLeonie Lieberherr
Assistant art directorLaura Lessnick
Assistant art directorSarah Wibbeler
Set decoratorSabine Schaaf
Set decoratorIngeborg HeinemannVorbereitung
Assistant set decoratorRika SchneiderArt Department Assistant
Assistant set decoratorPatricia LisiukJunior Assistant Set Decorator
Assistant set decoratorCarolin Schirling
Prop buyerSebastian Schulz
Prop masterAlex LambrievProp Master
Set dresserFlorian Radloff
Set dresserLaura Nendza
Set dresserSaga Ferminzusatz
Set dresserSolveigh Sprengel3 Wochen Berlin
Set dresserFriederike BertholdZusatz 4 Wochen Ber
Leadmen set dresserRon Büttner
Set decoration buyerJohn KalusJuni - August
Set decoration buyerKarolin Leshel
Set decoration buyerFriederike Beckert
Set decoration buyerBritta Albert
Set decoration buyerDaniela Lohschelder
Art department coordinatorNiklas Schmidt
Property assistantAnna BelvedereProps Assistant
Property assistantSaskia TegethoffAsst. Prop Master
Property assistantTino Knochehistorisch, amerikanisch, 50er/60er Jahre
Assistent stand by propmanFreia von Schwichow
Set builderAlexander Karl BriegelFür buk Filmbau Berlin
Draughtsman/set designerStephanie Raß
Draughtsman/set designerWilko Drews
Scenic painterMacarena Zúñiga Infante
Scenic painterKadi Fast
Scenic painterEva-Maria Müller
Scenic painterEva WeymannHotelzimmer Mexico/Studio Babelsberg
SculptorHanna Büddefeld
Food stylistUlla Killing
Prop storemanAylin Englisch
Graphic artistAnna Brauwers(Schein Berlin) - Graphic Props
Graphic artistLea Gabler
Prop handLaura GroßAdditional Standby Props Assistant
Property driverPatrick WiethoffSetdecoration shopper
Property driverSam Vester1 Woche prep
Property driverTom Kirsten
Art department traineeLea Preuße/ Art Department Trainee
Unit production managerMarc GreweProduktionsleiter UPM
Production coordinatorRegine Otto
Travel coordinatorLena Mary Plaßtravel & housing coordinator
Health and safety coordinatorGrit Belitz
Assistant production managerJens MatthiaschkAsst. Production Coordinator
Location managerSteve Wilks
Location managerDimitri Serovatski
Location managerDavid Pieper
Location managerMario Wittmann
Transportation captainRené Janicke
Drivers captainRaymond Schulz
Production secretaryMeret WagnerProduction Secretary
Production secretaryMascha BreukerContracts
Assistant set/floor managerMatthias Kubin
Assistant set/floor managerLennart Eickfeld
Set runnerAndreas MattSet PA (additional)
Set runnerSarah Schilling
Set runnerLennart Eickfeld
Set runnerVincent Ercolani
Set runnerPhilipp BaumannSet PA
Set runnerLena Anderle
Production driverSarah Paaradditional
Production driverStefan Förg
Production driverMichael Sittner
Production driverChristoph Pratschke
Production driverJan Luo
Office production assistantAnna Lisa KunkelJuly 2019 - February 2020
Office production assistantAlisia Manuguerra
Office production assistantLisa Dirk
Literary sourceWalter Tevisnovel
Script translatorAbraham RodriguezClearance Report (deutsch-englisch)
Script coordinatorPia Schlipphak(Producers Asst. & Script Coordinator)
Production sound mixerRoland Winke
Boom operatorRael Anderson
Boom operatorAndré Schick
Boom operatorThomas Wallis
Boom operatorAlexander von Lengerken
Special effects supervisorClaudius Rauch
Stunt coordinatorDani Stein
Stuntman/womanKim Ruhnau
Stuntman/womanLee Huangsafety diver
Child supervisorHélène Irdor
Clearing rightsIngo Fischer [1]Rights and Clearances
ConsultantSilvia Lindnerimmigration consultant

Production companies

CompanyComment
Netflix [us]
X Filme Creative Pool GmbH

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Cameras and UtilitiesAirsourceoneUnterwasseraufnahmen
Cameras and UtilitiesLudwig Kameraverleih GmbH2x Red Ranger Monstro 8K VV mit Zeiss Supreme, Angenieux Zooms Optimo und Type EZ-2 FF/VistaVision
Cameras and UtilitiesMAT - Mad About TechnologyMAT TOWERCAM
Cameras and UtilitiesMind and Image GmbH & Co. KGDIT
GripMaier Bros. GmbH
GripOMD GmbH Optimale MedienDienstleistungen
Extras/Bit PlayerAgentur Filmgesichter | Johanna Ragwitz
Lighting and UtilitiesLichtHaus Gruppe
Lighting and UtilitiesMaier Bros. GmbH
Lighting and UtilitiesZasa Lights GmbH | balloonlight systemsLED Clouds
Finance/Law/Insuranceadag Payroll Services GmbHKomparsenabrechnung
Production ServicesADG Ambulanzdienst GmbHSet-Medic
Production Servicesbloc inc filmservice GmbH+ Trailer & Base generator & Equipment
Production ServicesGPDS GERMAN PROTECT & DEFENSE SERVICE GmbH
Production ServicesJOLA-RentKabelmaterial Basis
Production ServicesJOLA-Rent8x Schauspieleraufenthalte, 100KVA Generator, Büro Sattelauflieger
CostumesAdlershofer Fundus
CostumesCOMME des COSTUMESKB: Gabriele Binder
CostumesJOLA-RentGarderobenmobil, Garderobenanhänger, Garderobensattelauflieger
CostumesKostümfundus Babelsberg GmbHKB: Gabriele Binder
CostumesKostümverleih Johann VoglKB: Gabriele Binder
CostumesPATIN-A SHOP GmbHCostume supplies
CostumesTheaterkunst GmbH KostümausstattungKB: Gabriele Binder
CostumesWellenstein zeitgenössische Kostüme GmbHKB: Gabriele Binder
Decorationnew wave kulissenbau (Felix Schmidt)
Makeup and HairDHS Filmservice GmbHMaskenmobil
Makeup and HairJOLA-Rent2x 4fach Maskemobil, 1x 3fach Maskenmobil, 1x Magamo, 1x Maskenlager
PropsAller-LeihFurniture, Probs
PropsDelikatessen Requisiten Fundus Berlin oHG
PropsDelikatessen Requisiten Fundus Berlin oHGFurniture, Lamps, Art, Textile, Luggage, Decoration
PropsFilm Ambulanz Hamburghistorische medizinische Ausstattung
PropsFTA Film- und Theater-Ausstattung GmbHalle Bereiche Berlin
PropsPatinierdienst
Vehicles and aircraftsfilm-autos.com GbRRequisitenfahrzeuge
Vehicles and aircraftsHERO CARS BERLINVW Beetle