Playing the Duke

Playing the Duke

An elderly woman is haunted by the ghost of jazz music past.

Directed by Salem Daniel

Written by Colin Earner

Produced by Zöe Ferebee


Charlie Dodd – Fred Motley
Sally – Daphne Maxwell Reid
Hot Dog Stand Owner – Kenneth Dickerson

Executive Producer – Arthur Eng
Line Producer – Zöe Ferebee
Associate Producer/Writer – Colin Earner

Director – Salem Daniel

Production Department

Unit Production Manager – Jesse Hosick
First Assistant Director – Becky Rich
Second Assistant Director – Alyssa Sims
Second Second Assistant Director – Teddy Dean
Key Set P.A. – Payton Harbour

Art Department

Production Designer – Maria Kellam
Art Director – Ben Gadams
Leadman – Allen Simmons
Graphic Designer – Luke Alexander

Camera Department

Director of Photography: Arthur Eng, Ben Lemons
Camera Operator – Waymon Chung
First Assistant Camera – Kyle Brady
Second Assistant Camera – Tyler Scheerschmidt
Second Second Assistant Camera – Maura Mazurowski
Loader – Travis Fairman
Video Assist – Devin Griffin

Casting Department

Casting Director: Anne Chapman
Casting Associate – Sewell Brewer/Jeremy Brown
Casting Assistant – Jake Meyerson
Casting Assistant – Mackenzie Werner
Casting Assistant – Ben Simon
Background Casting – Teddy Dean


Script Supervisor – Rayna Cook

Costumes Department

Costume Designer – Nicole-Anne Keyton

Electric Department

Gaffer – Mikey Stough
Best Boy Electric – Tori Lusik
Generator Operator – Nick Atanasio
Electrician – Luke Alexander

Grip Department

Key Grip – Arielle Bryant
Best Boy Grip – Francesco Basti
Dolly Grip – Grey Walters
Grip – Matt Williams
Grip – Owen Norris


Key Hair/Make-Up – Toni Arcella
Assistant Hair/Make-Up – Nikki Tucker

Locations Departmentt

Locations Manager – Seddik Niazi/Mackenzie Werner
Location Scout – Jesse Hosick


Editor – Luke Alexander
Post-Production Supervisor – Ben Gadams
Sound Editor – Ben Simon
Foley Artist – Will Rummel
Assistant Editor – Adam Lapallo
Music Supervisor – Allen Simmons


PR/Marketing Head – Adam Lapallo
Stills Photographer – Mary Jane French
Videographer – Sewell Brewer


Property Master – Jeremy Brown
Props Assistant – Scott Rateau

Set Decoration

Set Decorator – Sophie Swenholt
Set Dresser – Seddik Niazi

Sound Department

Sound Mixer – Ben Simon
Boom Operator – JJ Murphy
Sound Utility – Ellen Rank