Star Kid


1h 41m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A skinny, introverted seventh-grader, Spencer Griffith, can neither find the confidence to confront the class bully who's been harassing him, nor can he summon the courage to talk to a pretty girl. Thusly when his teacher encourages him to 'face his fears' and he just can't, Spencer loses faith in h

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adventure
Drama
Family
Fantasy
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Area 51, Inc.; Computercafe, Inc.; Digital Film Works Inc; Title House, Inc.; Trimark Pictures; Walt Disney Company Studio Facilities
Distribution Company
MALOFILMS DISTRIBUTION/TRIMARK/TRIMARK PICTURES; Central Film Verleih Gmbh; Contender Entertainment; Entertainment Film Distributors, Ltd.; Sam Film; Senator Film Verleih; Trimark Home Video; Trimark Pictures; Wild Bunch AG
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Synopsis

A skinny, introverted seventh-grader, Spencer Griffith, can neither find the confidence to confront the class bully who's been harassing him, nor can he summon the courage to talk to a pretty girl. Thusly when his teacher encourages him to 'face his fears' and he just can't, Spencer loses faith in himself; this is, until he spots a meteor crashing into the local junkyard, loses his trepidation, and conducts his own investigation. Spencer ventures into the area to find a Cybersuit--and finds Cy, an amiable robot searching for a biotic host or organic lifeform to inhabit its android shell. Somewhat unwillingly, Spencer volunteers...

Crew

Mark Amin

Executive Producer

Neal Anderson

Dialogue Editor

Stuart Balcomb

Original Music

Allen Barlow

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Connie Barzaghi

Additional Script Supervisor

Jurgen Baum

2nd Unit Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)

Deborah Bayer

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Jeff Benard

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Joanne Bloomfield

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Cosmas Paul Bolger Jr.

Digital Visual Effects Supervisor

Bryan Bowan

Sound Effects Editor

John S Boyd

Re-Recording Mixer

Steven Brimmer

Supervisor

Michael Broomberg

Foley Artist

Barney Burman

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Barney Burman

Puppeteer

Thomas R Burman

Special Makeup Effects Design/Creation

Glenn Campbell

Visual Effects Supervisor (Exterior Trelkin Battle/Escape Vessel/Digital Effects--Area 51 Inc)

Nik E Carey

Modeller

Diane Carlucci

Special Effects Coordinator (Fts)

Lou Carlucci

Special Effects Supervisor (Fts)

Craig Cathers

Other

Manny Coto

Screenwriter

John Criswell

Creature Animatronics (Criswell Productions)

Michael Curry

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Bernard Custodio

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Nir Dary

Puppeteer (Criswell Productions)

Nir Dary

Creature Animatronics

Karl Denham

Computer Animator (Exterior Trelkin Battle/Escape Vessel/Digital Effects--Area 51 Inc)

Robert Deschane

Foley Mixer

Robert Deschane

Adr Mixer

Alex Diaz

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Alex Diaz

Makeup

Frank B Diettinger

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Mark Dornfeld

Other

Bari Dreiband-burman

Special Makeup Effects Design/Creation

Suzanne Dubarry

Song ("Come Friday Night")

Bob Ducsay

Editor

Mike Dudley

Special Effects (Broodwarrior'S 'Tracker'/'V'Lerrit')

Ezra Dweck

Re-Recording Mixer

David Ebner

Animation/Digital Paint

Bernhard Eichholz

Special Effects (Broodwarrior'S 'Tracker'/'V'Lerrit')

Wayne England

Computer Animator (Exterior Trelkin Battle/Escape Vessel/Digital Effects--Area 51 Inc)

Gary English

Music Consultant/Score Supervisor

Dave Feldstein

Song

Marc Ferrari

Song ("Sick And Tired")

Larry Finch

Puppeteer

Larry Finch

Creature Animatronics (Criswell Productions)

John Frassrand

Creature Animatronics (Criswell Productions)

Ricardo Jacques Gale

Steadicam Operator

Kathi Galloway

Digital Visual Effects Coordinator

Gary Gegan

Additional Re-Recording Mixer

Patrick Gerrety

Puppeteer (Criswell Productions)

Patrick Gerrety

Creature Animatronics

Danny Gil

Song ("Sick And Tired")

Robert W Glass

Re-Recording Mixer

Jim Goldthwait

Assistant Director

Allison Gordon-kohler

Casting Associate

John Graziano

Other

David Greathouse

Special Effects (Broodwarrior'S 'Tracker'/'V'Lerrit')

Glen Griffin

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Daerick Gross Sr.

Other

Gregory J Hainer

Sound Effects Editor

David Hallinan

Assistant Director

Laura Harris

Dialogue Editor

Steve Hartman

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Dan Hegeman

Foley Editor

Deborah Ann Henderson

Production Coordinator (Trimark)

Andrew Hersh

Co-Executive Producer

Phil Hess

Foley Editor

Sandy Holt

Adr Voice Casting

Ron Honn

Production Design/Digital Paint

Doug Hudson

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Matthew Iadarola

Additional Re-Recording Mixer

Michael Jay

Music Editor

Mike Jay

Music Editor

Mark Johnson

Song ("Hard Lung")

Dana Johnson-porter

Adr Recordist

Dana Johnson-porter

Foley Recordist

David Jones

Computer Animator (Exterior Trelkin Battle/Escape Vessel/Digital Effects--Area 51 Inc)

Richard Jordan

Executive In Charge Of Post-Production

Hiroshi Katagiri

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

John Kay

Song ("Magic Carpet Ride")

Lisa Keller

Other

Andrew Kinney

Original Music

Jonathon Komack-martin

Co-Producer

Heather Kritzer

Assistant Director

David Lauer

2-D Morhping

Genevieve Lovitt

Production Manager (Exterior Trelkin Battle/Escape Vessel/Digital Effects--Area 51 Inc)

Fred Luft

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Matt Lynch

Song Performer ("Hard Lung")

Russ Markowitz

Unit Production Manager

Russ Markowitz

Line Producer

Mark Marshall

Post-Production Supevisor

Kelly Matsumoto

Visual Effects Editor

Roger L Mccoin

Puppeteer

Alan Mcfarland

Miniature Effects Supervisor

Tim Mchugh

Visual Effects Producer (Exterior Trelkin Battle/Escape Vessel/Digital Effects--Area 51 Inc)

Patrick Mcintire

Location Manager

David Mcmoyler

Supervising Sound Editor

Ileane Meltzer

Costume Designer

Matt Merkovich

Computer Animator (Exterior Trelkin Battle/Escape Vessel/Digital Effects--Area 51 Inc)

Coleman Metts

"B" Camera Sound

Ruben Miras

Creature Animatronics (Criswell Productions)

Kama Moiha

Visualizition/Digital Paint

Tannia Montero

Other

Rushton Moreve

Song ("Magic Carpet Ride")

Glenn T Morgan

Additional Sound Supervisor

Peter W Moyer

Digital Visual Effects Compositing

Shawn Murphy

Other

Theresa Musser

Song

Theresa Musser

Song Performer ("Shadow In The Shade")

Jeret Ochi

Storyboard Artist

Colette Panah

Script Supervisor ("B" Camera)

Christina Patterson

Special Effects (Broodwarrior'S 'Tracker'/'V'Lerrit'), Special Effects (Broodwarrior'S 'Tracker'/'V'Lerrit') Greathouse, Dav)

Gary Paul

Stunt Coordinator

Nicholas Pike

Music

Nicholas Pike

Original Music

Steve Plunkett

Songs ("Shadow In The Shade" "Come Friday Night")

Wendy Plutanovich

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Spencer Proffer

Song Arranger ("Magic Carpet Ride" ""Come Friday Night")

Spencer Proffer

Supervising Music Producer

Paul Rabjohns

Music Editor

Thomas C Rainone

Visual Effects Supervisor

Michael A. Reagan

Sound Effects Editor

Claudia Regne

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Irina Rivera

Set Decorator

Tina Roesler-kerwin

Key Makeup/Hair

Darrek Rosen

3-D Animator

Drew Ann Rosenberg

Assistant Director

Katie Rowe

Foley Artist

David Russell

Storyboard Artist

Kimberly Salt

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

David Schladweiler

Visual Effcts Coordinator

Rohn Schmidt

Director Of Photography

Patrick N Sellers

Dialogue Editor

Michael Shelton

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Takeshi Shimada

Matte Paintings/Broodwarrior Ships

Sabrina Sipantzi

Production Coordinator

George Nigel Smith

Puppeteer (Criswell Productions)

George Nigel Smith

Creature Animatronics

Greg Solomon

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Susan Spector

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Christopher Stacy

Puppeteer (Criswell Productions)

Sharon Stetzel

Digital Visual Effects Production Coordinator

C.j. Strawn

Production Designer

Kazuhito Suda

Matte Paintings/Broodwarrior Ships

Judy Taylor

Casting

Jayne-ann Tenggren

Script Supervisor

Gary Thomas

Other

Jon Title

Sound Effects Editor

Scott Barr Tomlinson

Costume Supervisor

Jennie Lew Tugend

Producer

Annelou Verboon

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Meltem Demirer Vogler

Production Controller (Trimark)

Dan Wallin

Re-Recording Mixer

Christopher Warren

Director Of Photography (Miniature/Additional Plate Photography)

Gene Warren

Camera (Miniature/Additional Plate Photography)

Michael D Welch

Art Director

Stacey Wexler

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Scott Wheeler

Other

Tom Williamson

Effects Supervisor/Animation

Bee Bee Wilson

Song Performer ("Come Friday Night")

Cami Winikoff

Co-Producer

Edgar Winter

Song Performer ("Magic Carpet Ride")

Stephanie Wise

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Hiroshi Yada

Matte Paintings/Broodwarrior Ships

Javier Zepeda

Special Makeup Effects (The Burman Studio Inc)

Film Details

MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adventure
Drama
Family
Fantasy
Release Date
1997
Production Company
Area 51, Inc.; Computercafe, Inc.; Digital Film Works Inc; Title House, Inc.; Trimark Pictures; Walt Disney Company Studio Facilities
Distribution Company
MALOFILMS DISTRIBUTION/TRIMARK/TRIMARK PICTURES; Central Film Verleih Gmbh; Contender Entertainment; Entertainment Film Distributors, Ltd.; Sam Film; Senator Film Verleih; Trimark Home Video; Trimark Pictures; Wild Bunch AG
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter January 16, 1998

Released in United States on Video May 26, 1998

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States July 1997

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 27 - March 6, 1997.

Shown at Giffoni International Children's Film Festival in Italy July 20-27, 1997.

Began shooting October 5, 1995.

Completed shooting December 11, 1995.

Released in United States Winter January 16, 1998

Released in United States on Video May 26, 1998

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 27 - March 6, 1997.)

Released in United States July 1997 (Shown at Giffoni International Children's Film Festival in Italy July 20-27, 1997.)