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Principal Cast

Anna Chancellor

Best known for "Four Weddings And A Funeral" and BBC America's "The Hour", Anna has balanced work on stage, TV and film throughout her career.

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Jack Davenport

Jack Davenport is best known for his role as Commander Norrington in the "Pirates of the Carribean" series, as well as his starring roles in TV dramas such as "This Life", "Coupling", "Flash Forward", and "Breathless".

Brian Blessed

Brian Blessed is known equally for his Shakespearean performances with Kenneth Brannagh and his larger-than-life roles in films such as "Flash Gordon".

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Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley is best known as Patsy in UK comedy "Absolutely Fabulous" or as Purdey in "The New Avengers".

Writer / Director

Hugh Hancock

Hugh Hancock has pioneered real-time 3D animation for more than 15 years. He founded, now the fourth biggest YouTube channel in the world. He directed the Creative Commons-licensed "Punk Fantasy" film "BloodSpell", wrote the book "Machinima for Dummies", and has been quoted on Machinima and animation in the New York Times, the BBC, and the Guardian.

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Full Cast And Crew

Arthas, the Lich King
Lady Blaumeaux

Casting Directors


Other Voices

Miria Mocap Acting
Zelieck Mocap Acting
Lady Blaumeaux Mocap Acting
Arthas, the Lich King Mocap Acting
Other Roles Mocap Acting

Fight Scene Mocap

Animation and Mocap Cleanup
Facial Animation

Lady Blaumeaux modeling
Arena Zelieck modeling
Miria and Zelieck modeling
Character Concept Art
Arthas Character
Motion Capture Technician
Assistance with MoCap Setup
Motion Capture Testing
Arena Fight Rigging

Written And Directed By
Art Director

World of Warcraft By
Fight Direction


Foley Consultant
Legal assistance
Cannon sound by ljudman @

The Producers wish to thank
Blizzard Entertainment
Simon Bradshaw
Paul AJ Hamilton
Charles Stross
Anthony Bailey
Julie Dawson
Martin H Page
Reto Bisang
Amanda McDonald, Gordon McDonald,
Alex Nuttgens, Anthony Bailey,
Hannu Rajaniemi, Laura Ingram, Carol
Judd, Amy Roskilly, Benedict Luke Green,
Tim Howgego, and everyone else who
watched the dozens of draft versions!
The Big Yellow Self Storage Company

And Special Thanks to
Rebecca Judd
For all the support, patience, and tea.

Produced Under The Terms of the
Blizzard Entertainment Video Policy (2009)

Anna Chancellor
Jack Davenport
Brian Blessed
Joanna Lumley

Gail Stevens Casting

Jan Cramer
Paul AJ Hamilton
Ian Mulliner
Duffy Weber

Johnnie Ingram, Hugh Hancock, Morag Hannah, Erin Hardee

Erin Hardee
Ian Mulliner
Erin Hardee
Ross Bambrey
Johnnie Ingram, Erin Hardee, Ian Mulliner, Ross Bambrey, Hugh Hancock, Hannu Rajaniemi

Martin H Page, Kim Young, Philip Crawley, Conrad Freeman, Erin Hardee, Ian Mulliner

Justin Hall
Interference Pattern Ltd

Simo Kettunen
Petur Arnorsson
Waseem Kadri
Morag Hannah
Blizzard Entertainment
Rebecca Judd
Anthony Bailey
Alex Nuttgens, Matthew Stanhope
Chris Ollis

Hugh Hancock
Johnnie Ingram
Ross Campbell
Hugh Hancock

Blizzard Entertainment
Martin H Page, Philip Crawley, Hugh Hancock, Conrad Freeman
The Sound Company (London), Outlaw Sound (LA)
Thomas Robertson
Simon Bradshaw
Simon Bradshaw, Erin Hardee, Barry Young, Paul AJ Hamilton