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1st Annual MTV Video Music Awards (1984) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Edd Griles

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Christopher Brett
Justin Drew

Cast (in credits order)  

Dan Aykroyd ... Himself - Host
Bette Midler ... Herself - Hostess
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frank Beard ... Himself (ZZ Top drummer)
David Bowie ... Himself - Performer
Roger Daltrey ... Himself - Presenter
Billy Gibbons ... Himself (ZZ Top guitarist)
Dusty Hill ... Himself (ZZ Top bassist)
Billy Idol ... Himself - Presenter
John Landis ... Himself
Cyndi Lauper ... Herself
Simon Le Bon ... Himself - Presenter
Madonna ... Herself - Performer
Eddie Murphy ... Himself - Presenter
Joe Piscopo ... Himself - Presenter
Martha Quinn Martha Quinn ... Herself
Nick Rhodes ... Himself - Presenter
Diana Ross ... Herself
David Lee Roth ... Himself - Presenter
Rod Stewart ... Himself - Performer
Tina Turner ... Herself - Performer
Ronnie Wood ... Himself - Presenter (as Ron Wood)

Produced by 

Joe Davola ... feature producer
Les Garland ... producer
Edd Griles ... producer
Linda Jonsson ... coordinating producer
Liz Nealon ... feature producer
Don Ohlmeyer ... executive producer
Bob Pittman ... executive producer
Richard Schenkman ... feature producer
Paul Schiff ... feature producer
John Sykes ... producer
Hayma Washington ... associate producer (as H. 'Screech' Washington)

Art Direction by 

Charles Lisanby

Production Management 

Victor Gonzalez ... production manager
Jim Katz ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Donna Alda ... associate director
Martin Turner ... associate director (as Marty Turner)

Art Department 

Bernard Block ... assistant art director
Bruce J. Smith ... graphics coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Alan Adelman ... Lighting Designer
Bill Akerlund ... camera
Juan Barrera ... camera
John Broderick ... lighting coordinator
John Feher ... camera
Les Leibowitz ... camera
Emmett Loughran ... camera
Jay Millard ... camera
Jim Scurti ... camera
Dave Smith ... camera (as David Smith)
Steve Zinn ... camera

Editorial Department 

Liz Marr ... videotape assistant

Music Department 

Jock McLean ... concert coordinator

Other crew 

Norma Abatelli ... mtv production / operations
Dan Aykroyd ... creative consultant
Jerry Blatt ... creative consultant
Marcy Brafman ... mtv staff / production
Ken Ceizler ... mtv staff / production
Erica Churgin ... assistant to the producer
Marc Chusid ... mtv staff / production
David Cohn ... mtv production / operations
Kelly Corley ... mtv production / operations
Roberta Cruger ... mtv staff / production
Kevin Curran ... mtv staff / production
Sharon Curry ... production coordinator
Brian Diamond ... mtv staff / production
Noah Edelson ... mtv production / operations
Dom Fioravanti ... mtv staff / production
John Fisher ... mtv production / operations
Sibyl Gardner ... mtv staff / production
Mike Gianutsos ... engineer in charge (as Michael Gianutsos)
Brian Godshall ... mtv staff / production
Julian Goldberg ... mtv staff / production
Anne Hallager ... production assistant
Peter Kaminsky ... creative consultant
Abigail Kende ... production secretary
Keith Kevan ... production consultant
Mona D. Kligman ... mtv production / operations (as Mona Kligman)
Kristin S. LiBretto ... production coordinator
David Mazza ... technical director
Judy McGrath ... mtv staff / production
Dora McManus ... mtv production / operations
Bette Midler ... creative consultant
Maggie Peters ... talent coordinator
Bill Preston ... seating coordinator
Chip Rachlin ... talent director
Barbara M. Ravis ... stage manager
Horace Ruiz ... technical consultant
Debbie Schiliro ... assistant to the producer
Andy Setos ... mtv staff / production
Nina Silvestri ... mtv production / operations
Gale Sparrow ... talent director
Holly St. Lifer ... mtv staff / production
Mayo Stuntz Jr. ... mtv staff / production
Susan Thorpe ... mtv staff / production
George Wensel ... technical supervisor
Charles Young ... mtv staff / production
Pam Zarit ... talent coordinator

See also

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