The Queen of Katwe


2h 4m 2016

Film Details

Also Known As
Queen of Katwe, Reina De Katwe
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adaptation
Biography
Drama
Release Date
2016
Distribution Company
WALT DISNEY STUDIOS MOTION PICTURES/WALT DISNEY STUDIOS MOTION PICTURES CANADA
Location
South Africa; Uganda

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 4m

Synopsis

Crew

Gina R. Alfano

Adr Editor

Robyn Aronstam

Script Supervisor

Janine Van Assen

Production Manager

Shaheen Baig

Casting

Afrigo Band

Song

Afrigo Band

Song Performer

Marco Raposo De Barbosa

Visual Effects Supervisor

Chris Barrett

Score Recording

Avani Batra

Assistant Director

Sean Berkhout

Transportation Manager

Joanitta Bewulira-wandera

Dialect Coach

Joanitta Bewulira-wandera

Casting

Marc Bloch

Visual Effects Supervisor

Sean Bobbitt

Director Of Photography

Sean Bobbitt

Other

Barry Alexander Brown

Editor

Jim Bruening

Music Editor

Fabio Cachucho

Camera Assistant

Dirk Campbell

Music

John Carls

Producer

Stephanie Carroll

Production Designer

Beth Caucci

Music

Morne Chamberlain

Visual Effects

Jose Chameleone

Song Performer

Jose Chameleone

Song

Yahya Chavanga

Location Manager

Adam Chokwe

Driver

Grant Cinnamon

Location Manager

Peter Cobbin

Score Recording

Malcolm Cochrane

Special Effects Technician

Linda Cohen

Music Supervisor

Angela Coleman

Accounting Assistant

Angelo Beceirro Collinicos

Compositor

Albert Collins

Song

Marko Costanzo

Foley Artist

Kelley Cribben

Post-Production Supervisor

Rebecca Dale

Music

Melynie Dangerfield

Assistant

Huw Davies

Music

Eniola Dawodu

Costume Designer

Mobolaji Dawodu

Costume Designer

Willem Van Deventer

Graphic Designer

John Diesso

Camera

Giovanni Digiorgio

Colorist

Kgomotso Ditshwene

Extras Casting Assistant

Bongani Dlamini

Production Manager

Damian Double

Special Effects Technician

Alex Durie

Colorist

Neville Esterhuizen

Camera Assistant

David Feldman

Accountant

Dave Flynch

Foley

Anne C. Ford

Production Controller

Tanay Gajjar

Music

Evelyn Gambe

Makeup Artist

Lesley Garrett

Song

Annie Gaudet

Post-Production Accountant

Brendan Gifford

Construction

Paul Gobo

Unit Manager

Miles Goodall

Photography

Heather Gross

Sound Effects Editor

Houston Hadden

Camera Assistant

Douglas Hardy

Special Effects Technician

Melanie Harris

Hair

Paula Harris

Assistant Director

Alex Heffes

Music

Jonathan Hely-hutchinson

Art Director

Jeanne Henn

Coordinator

Genevieve Hofmeyr

Producer

Ian Holden

Editor

Polly Hope

Production Supervisor

Paul Hsu

Sound Design

Mike Hyman

Scenic Artist

Yvonne Isimeme Ibazebo

Production Manager

Fritz Joubert

Art Director

Patrick Kabengwa

Driver

George Katamba

Driver

Tyrell Kemlo

Stunt Coordinator

Tyrell Kemlo

Special Effects Foreman

Alicia Keys

Song Performer

Alicia Keys

Song

Tilu Khalayi

Accounting Assistant

Mandla Khanyeza

Driver

Canda Kincses

Visual Effects Producer

Michael Kiwanuka

Song

Michael Kiwanuka

Song Performer

Edu Klarenbeek

Location Manager

Julian Koberman

Special Effects Technician

George Lara

Foley Mixer

Allen Lau

Sound Editor

Melinda Launspach

Set Decorator

Tommy Laurence

Music

Blake Leyh

Sound Editor

Thomas Lishi

Driver

Nico Louw

Sound Mixer

Bongani Luthuli

Production Assistant

Samuel Maake

Scenic Artist

Sydney Mabuza

Driver

Philippe Majdalani

Camera

Lentsoe Mamtela

Camera

Monica Manaka

Production Assistant

Arlo Markantonatos

Property Master

Sporo Masango

Driver

Geoffrey Masiteng

Driver

Hlumela Matika

Coordinator

Joe Matlou

Generator Operator

Moses Matovu

Song Performer

Moses Matovu

Song

Sandiswa Mavi

Sound

Michael A Mccue

Assistant Director

Emily Mcevoy

Production Associate

Clare Mclay

Assistant

Cordell Mcqueen

Special Effects Supervisor

Cordell Mcqueen

Stunt Coordinator

Patrick Mdhletshe

Grip

Mongezi Mkubukeli

Swing Gang

Sindile Mnguni

Art Department Assistant

William Mnisi

Grip

Victor Mogale

Grip

Kingston Mokgethi

Location Assistant

Ruth Molteno

Production Coordinator

Carlo Montagnese

Song

Jonathan Morton

Music

Themba Mthembu

Scenic Artist

Vikelani Ncube

Best Boy Grip

Dumisani Ndlazi

Best Boy Electric

Beauxregard Neylon

Adr Mixer

Adriaan Van Niekerk

Construction

Ebony Njonga

Makeup Assistant

Godfrey Nkese

Driver

Thamie Nkosi

Hair Stylist

Emerson Nosek

Post-Production Accountant

Dumi Ntshepe

Driver

Emellie O'brien

Production Supervisor

Ken Omutimba

Grip

Marlizelle Oosthuizen

Scenic Artist

Sophie Oprisano

Costumes

Jurgen Otto

Foreman

Andile Vuyolwethu Pakade

Assistant Director

Eliza Paley

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Dave Patterson

Sound Design

Lydia Pilcher

Producer

Tumi Poen

Art Department Coordinator

Tom Poole

Colorist

Simon Potsane

Swing Gang

Thomas Potsane

Swing Gang

Nadine Prigg

Makeup Designer

Colin Rae

Music

Kgomotso Ramakoko

Grip

Simon Rankin

Boom Operator

Raphaele Reineke

Construction Manager

Lauren Van Rensburg

Dailies

Anele Rulumente

Accounting Clerk

Christa Schamberger

Casting

Connor Schell

Executive Producer

Leo Schoeman

Construction Coordinator

Jeanette Scott

Set Decorator

Thabo Sekano

Driver

Jesse Shatkin

Song

Andries Shongwe

Unit Manager

Sipho Sifiniza

Scenic Artist

Melusi Victor Sikhosana

Unit Manager

Dan Silver

Executive Producer

Edgar Sindane

Extras Casting Assistant

Emmanuel Sithole

Chief Lighting Technician

Shadow Sithole

Electrician

Hilary Skewes

Music

Ashley Smith

Video

Werner Snyman

Props

Stefan Sonnenfeld

Camera

Ashwin Srinivasan

Music

Elize Von Stade

Payroll Accountant

Dinaz Stafford

Casting

Spring Sutter

Production Accountant

Dominick Tavella

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Allan Taylor

Colorist

Johnny Tembo

Swing Gang

John Ashton Thomas

Music

Basil Thwala

Electrician

Danie Du Toit

Camera Assistant

Mike Topoozian

Assistant Director

Cecile Tournesac

Score Recording

Mpho Tshabalala

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Doret Van Jaarsveld

Property Master

Izolina De Vasconcelos

Costume Supervisor

Tim Watson

Video Assistant

Michael Wawuyo

Location Manager

Emelia Roux Weavind

Art Director

Will Weiske

Unit Production Manager

Will Weiske

Executive Producer

Izak Weyers

Construction

Kirsty Whalley

Music Scoring Mixer

William Wheeler

Screenplay

Zann Wienand

Key Grip

Moeketsi Williams

Transportation Captain

Tiffany Von Willingh

Production Secretary

Sive Xesha

Cashier

Atilla Yucer

Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Queen of Katwe, Reina De Katwe
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adaptation
Biography
Drama
Release Date
2016
Distribution Company
WALT DISNEY STUDIOS MOTION PICTURES/WALT DISNEY STUDIOS MOTION PICTURES CANADA
Location
South Africa; Uganda

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 4m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States September 23, 2016

Limited Release in United States September 23, 2016

Released in United States 2016

Released in United States 2016 (Spotlights - Centerpiece Spotlight)

Released in United States on Video January 31, 2017

Based on the ESPN Magazine article and subsequent book "The Queen of Katwe: A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl's Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster " by Tim Crothers; published by Scribner October 9, 2012.

Released in United States on Video January 31, 2017