Gotta Dance The Movie Film Credits

 

Edie Ollwerther from Gotta Dance The Movie

THE GOTTA DANCE TEAM

 

Director & Producer
Dori Berinstein

 

Executive Producers
Adam Miller/Alan Fisher/Glen Siegel
Linda Goldstein Knowlton

 

Editor
Adam Zucker

 

Director of Photography
Leo Lawrence

 

Music
Craig Sharmat

 

Music Supervisors
Jim Black & Gabe Hilfer

 

Graphics
John Jenkins
Merge Creative Media

 

Story Editor
Richard Hankin

 

Associate Producers
David Rubin
Sue Spiegel

Jan Svendsen Friedlander

 

 

THE CAST

 

THE NETSATIONAL SENIORS
Joe Bianco
Peggy Byrne
Margaret Dellavalle
Patricia Donohue
Claire Gaines
Jeri Kadison
Janice Mallett
Fanny Militar
Edith Ollwerther
Willa Russell
Deanna Schwartz
Audrey Stevens-Eteng
and
Betty/Betsy Walkup

 

 

THE NETS SENIOR COACHES

Jacqui Sabol       Marla Collins

 

THE NETS MANAGEMENT

Kimberlee Garris Nets Entertainment Manager
Petra Pope Vice President of Entertainment & Event Marketing

 

NETSATIONAL FAMILY & FRIENDS

Lucille Bianco Joe’s Wife
Trixia Camacho Nets Dancer/Fanny’s Granddaughter
Liz Curtis Betty/Betsy’s Daughter
Jean Cosgrove Peggy’s Workout Partner
Jacob Jason Claire’s Ballroom Dance Partner
Santos Militar Fanny’s Husband
Oscar Quinones Audrey’s Hair Stylist
Illusions Salon & Day Spa
Noreen Scelfo Janice’s Sister
Jim Walkup Betty/Betsy's Husband
Randy Ortiz Deanna's Son
Judy Gaines Claire's Sister

 

A Special Thanks To All the Families of our NETSational Seniors

 

 

Also

 

Tim Bassett Former Nets Player
Richard Jefferson New Jersey Nets Player
Justin Joseph Autograph Seeker
Mikki Moore New Jersey Nets Player
Sly (Walt Frazier) The Nets Mascot

 

 

NETS DANCERS

Cecilia Asuncion Debra Bisignano Trixia Camacho
Megan Cameron Marla Collins Jessica Goldstone
Jackie Guidera Brenna Klingler Christina Iannelli
Melody Mills Jacqui Sabol Rebecca Smith
Siobhan St. John Laura Torres Taylor Walker
Afra Hines Adar Wellington Rae Ransom
Terry Oakes Christine Sampson Jessica Settler

 

 

NETS KIDS

Nets Kids Coach: Debra Bisignano

Tiana Benevenga Peter Castellotti Marty Clemmons
Pamela Gaccione Divinity Gaines Taylor Gregory
Khylah Jean Drew Jenkins A.J. Mahyar
Nicolette Peteley Kristian Real Danzel Stout
Rafael Tillis Shannon Walter  

 

 

TEAM HYPE

Dilmer Bonifacio Ekow Brown Elana Cohen
Shaniece DeWalt Kaitlyn Durand Ashley Gonzalez
Danny Higgins Eric Hiraldo Jayson Lewis
Sean Moran Louis Nelson Louis Pampalone
Ashley Sciscente David Yijae Michele Zulferino
Jessica Briganti Allison Kramer Christie Portera
Frank Zulferino Thomas Bracco  

 

 

TEAM HYPE KIDS

Monique Colondres Kenni Graham Starr Vega
John Bowen Aanyse Chandler  

 

 

DENTON AVENUE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL KIDS

Evan Bandini Gabriella Barca Inaya Bhai
Kamish Bhai Nicholas Capelle Thomas Capul
Alan Chen Alan Cheriyan Blake Cohen
Matthew Cosola Anthony Esposito Mariella Facibene
Achsa Geevarghese Dominick Giustino Nicholas Gournaris
Rohan Gupta Zarrin S. Haque Joylynne Hoang
Jacqueline Jara Aaron Kalani Manvir Kaur
Debra Keller Saad Khan Daniel Lee
Hannah Lee Lauren Lee Phyllis Ling
Alec Lopes Christopher Marshiano Dylan McNulty
Daniel Min Nadia Narine Justin Ning
Joseph Oh Alannah O’Shea Albert Rotondi
Michael Paciullo Joshua Pappachen Anthony Pugliese
Justina Ramdhany Eric Samuel Scott Schanter
Eric Schultz Ritu Shah Mahek Shah
Tal Sharon Victor Sluetskey Harsh Soni
Vivian Tsum Hannah Varghese Amanda Vargas
Ishan Arefin Verbal Cristian Vicente Nelson Wu
Sheina Youdim    

 

EDIE'S DANCE FACTORY - TAP CLASS

Gillian Calbi Joanna Mastropaolo
Arianna Di Raggio Adriana Braid
Morgan Hargrave Megan Longo

 

PRODUCTION TEAM

Co-Producer Leo Lawrence
Camera Operators

Leo Lawrence

Mitchell Reichler

Additional Camera Dori Berinstein
Alan Deutsch
Tracey Gudwin
Mead Hunt
Robert Jakubik
Rachel Levine
Alan McPheely
Edward I. Read
Rob VanAlkemade
Camera Assistant Adam Corrigan
Amy Wadford
Emily Wirth
Green Screen Technician Mitchell Reichler
Sound Mitchell Reichler
Additional Sound Anna Hovhannessian
Graphics

John Jenkins &

Merge Creative Media

Assistant Editors Kristian Gonzales
Florence Holderman
Loggers Allison Jackson
Nicole McGrance
Jason Yi
Transcription Kelly Brennan
Beth Laskoski
Claudia Lopez
Debbie Saslaw
Marie Montgomery
Tape Duplications Services Mongo Media
Ed Tepper & Rich Gentilcore
Archival Research Paradox Films – Carol Bash
Post Production Sound 701 Sound
Sound Mixing Facility Post Works
Sound Editor Ira Spiegel
Dialogue Editor Marlena Grzaslewicz
Music Editor Mariusz Glabinski
Sound Assistant Dan Diego Fulton
Sound Mixer Peter Waggoner
Score Recorded By Craig Sharmat
The Not Quite in Topanga
Philharmonic Orchestra
Musicians

Rick Braun

Chris Tedesco

Andy Najera

Dave Chamberlin

Craig Sharmat

Trumpet

Trumpet

Saxes

Basses

Keyboard Programming, Guitars, & Bass

On-Line Post Facility Glue Editing & Design NYC
HD Online Editor/Colorist Ken Sirulnick
Assistant to Director Sammi Cannold
Assistant to Producer Noah Cannold
Production Assistant Leslie Thivierge
Opening Title Choreography Sammi Cannold
Legal Services

Greenberg Traurig

Steven Beers, Esq.

 

Shreck, Rose Dapello, Adams & Hurwitz,

Nancy Rose, Esq., Alan Sacks, Esq.,
Charmaine Ferenczi

Insurance and Risk Services DeWitt Stern Group, Inc.
Peter A. Marshall
Rona Katz
Distribution Advisory Services

William Morris Independent

Rena Ronson
Emily Hirsch
Deborah McIntosh

Publicity

Falco Ink

Shannon Treusch, Janice Roland, Erin Bruce

 

Big Time

Tiffany Bair, Sylvia Desrochers

 

Music

 

Let's Get It Started
Written by George Pajon Jr, Michael Fratantuno, Terrence Yoshiaka,
Allan Pineda, Jamie Gomez, Will Adams
Performed by Black Eyed Peas
Courtesy of A&M Records
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises

I Like The Way You Move
Written by Dylan Burns, Christopher James Karyotakis
Performed by The Body Rockers
Courtesy of Denis Ingoldsby

 

Old School
Music and Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Produced by Laurence O'Keefe, Nell Benjamin and Peter Millrose
Performed by Orfeh and Amber Efé

 

 

FOOTAGE KINDLY PROVIDED BY

 

Saturday Night Live
Amy Pohler and SNL’s Weekend Update
Courtesy of Broadway Video Enterprises and NBC Studios, Inc.

 

Good Morning America
Courtesy of ABC Network News and Good Morning America

 

The Early Show
Anchors Harry Smith and Hannah Storm
Footage provided by: BBC Motion Gallery

 

Weekend “Today” Show
Anchors Lester Holt & Jenna Wolfe
Courtesy of NBC Archives

 

Fuji TV
Provided by Fuji Television

 

Nets Arena & Rehearsal Facility Footage
Courtesy of NBA Entertainment

 

Additional Senior Dance Performance Footage
Courtesy of The Yes Network

 

 

ARTICLES KINDLY PROVIDED BY

 

The Daily News
© NYP Holdings, Inc.
Courtesy of The Daily News

 

USA Today
From USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Co., Inc.
Displayed with Permission

 

U.S. News & World Report
Displayed with Permission

 

 

ADDITIONAL PHOTOS & MATERIALS PROVIDED BY

 

Joe Bianco

Janice Mallett

Peggy Byrne

Fanny Militar

Margaret Dullavalle

Deanna Schwartz

Audrey Stevens-Eteng

 

 

WITH TREMENDOUS THANKS

 

THE NEW JERSEY NETS
Bruce Ratner

Brett Yormark
Barry Baum
Petra Pope
Kimberlee Garris
Charles Mierswa

Rich Mallon

Joe Stetson

 

NBA ENTERTAINMENT
David Dennenberg
Joy Dellapina
Charles Rosenzweig & Alex Tarshis

Dannie Meiseles
Aldo DiCuffa
Laura Traynham Hannon

 

CANDLEWYCK DINER RESTAURANT
East Rutherford, NJ

 

DANCE TIME SQUARE NYC
Claire’s Ballroom Dance Center

 

DENTON AVENUE SCHOOL
New Hyde Park, New York

Principal Marjorie E.Richardson
Lead Teacher
(Vice Principal)
Beth Rosenma
Co Teacher Lori Caifa
Set Design for Rap Roberto X. Jara

 

EDIE’S DANCE FACTORY
Wood-Ridge and Secacus, NJ
Edie’s Dance Students
Thank you for everything Edie!!

 

THE GRAND BUFFET
Edison, New Jersey
Edna Pereyra - Fanny’s Line Dancing Instructor
Thank you Ben Garcia and Norie Derowipsch

 

MACY’S
White Plains, New York

James Siedel GSM Domestic
Luis Rodriquez Operation Director


PAISANO’S
Italian Ristorante
East Rutherford, NJ

 

55 KIPS CENTER
Rutherford, NJ
Executive Director – Peggy Letsche
Aerobics Instructor – Janette Large
Rutherford, New Jersey

 

The YES NETWORK
Eric Roden

 

 

 

with deepest gratitude


Barry Baum
Steven Beer, Esq.
Peter Broderick
Liesl Copland
Kimberlee Garris
Laura Geringer
Jimmy Ienner
IFP & Milton Tabbot
Philip Katz
Peter Marshall
Laurence O'Keefe & Nell Benjamin
Petra Pope

David Kwok
Royal Caribbean International
The Tribeca Film Festival

A very special thanks to Jay-Z

 

 

FOR EVERYTHING


Gladys & Nathan Berinstein
Mitchell Cannold
Sammi & Noah

Claire Gaines Gotta Dance The Movie

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