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PRODUCTIONNOTES

IshallnolongerannouncetoanyonewhenIcommitmymurders,theyshalllooklikeroutine robberies,killingsofangerandafewfakeaccidents,etc Letter7November9,1969 Itistheultimatecoldcase. Therampageofamadmanwhohasneverbeencaught;theelusivecipherslayerwhogripped thenationinfear,AmericasveryownJacktheRipper.Hepubliclyclaimed13victims,thenmore, twodozenmore.Policepinnedhimwithseven,fivedead.Thetruebodycountmayneverbeknown. Onethingiscertain:Thatcountincludestheliving.

BasedonthetruestoryofaserialkillerwhoterrifiedtheSanFranciscoBayAreaandtaunted authoritiesinfourjurisdictionswithhisciphersandlettersfordecades,Zodiacisathrillerfrom DavidFincher,directorofSe7enandFightClub.Huntingdownthehunterwouldbecomean obsessionforfourmen,anobsessionthatwouldturnthemintoghostsoftheirformerselves,their livesbuiltanddestroyedbythekillersendlesstrailofclues. Ofthefour,RobertGraysmith(JakeGyllenhaal)wasthewildcard. Ashyeditorialcartoonist,Graysmithdidnthavethecacheandexpertiseofhisseasonedand cynicalcolleaguePaulAvery(RobertDowneyJr.),theSanFranciscoChroniclesstarcrimereporter. HedidnthaveAverysconnectionswithSanFranciscoPoliceDepartmentscelebratedand ambitiousHomicideInspectorDaveToschi(MarkRuffalo)andhislowkey,meticulouspartner InspectorWilliamArmstrong(AnthonyEdwards).Whathedidhavewasacrucialinsightnoone anticipated.ItfirstappearedAug.1,1969. AcrudelywrittenLettertotheEditorarrivedinthedayspileofmail.Oneofthreepennedto theChronicle,theSanFranciscoExaminerandtheVallejoTimesHerald,itscontentsbroughtthe newsroomstoastandstill.DearEditor,ThisisthemurdererofDavidFaradayandBettyLou JensenshottodeathDec.20,1968onLakeHermanRoadinSolanoCountyandtheJuly4,1969fatal shootingofDarleneFerrinandattemptedmurderofMikeMageauattheBlueRockSpringsgolf courseparkinglotinVallejo.Hedidntcallthembyname,buthegavealaundrylistofdetailsonly thepolicecouldknow.Eachpaperwasgivenpartofacipherwhich,whendecoded,would purportedlyrevealhisidentity.Itwasfollowedbyathreatpublishormorewouldperish.No killersinceJacktheRipperhadwrittenthepressandtauntedthepolicewithcluestohisidentity. ZodiachadraisedthebarforhomicidalpsychopathsintheU.S.ASalinascoupledecodedthe

message.ButitwasGraysmith,acipherenthusiast,whodecodeditshiddenintent,areferencetothe 1932filmTheMostDangerousGame. Morelettersandthreatswouldfollow.OnSept.27,1969Zodiacwouldstrikeagain,hooded andarmedwithagunandsheathedblade,hewouldstabtodeathCeciliaAnnShepardandleavefor deadBryanHartnellastheyoungcouplepicnickedatLakeBerryessainNapaCounty.Onemonth later,Oct.11thekillerhadcometoSanFrancisco.TaxidriverPaulLeeStinewasshotinthebackof theheadintheposhPresidioHeightsneighborhood.Threedayslaterafifthletterarrived,themost ominousofall:Zodiactoldpolicetheycouldhavecaughthimthatnight.Worse,schoolchildren wereinthecrosshairsofhisgunsight.Hewouldpickthemoffastheysteppedofftheschoolbus. SanFranciscowasliterallyacityinpanic. ZodiacinadvertentlyhadturneddetectivesToschiandArmstrongandreporterAveryinto overnightcelebrities.CharactersbasedonToschiwouldprovepivotalroleslaunchingthreemovie starscareers.Graysmithremainedcommittedtohisarmchairsleuthingfromthesidelines,injecting hisinputwhenAverywouldallow.Zodiacwasalwaysonestepahead,coveringhistracks, pepperinghisletteredtauntswithmorethreats.Andthentheybecamepersonal. InfamywouldeclipsefameasToschifellfromgrace;Armstrong,frustratedmovedon;Avery leftthepaper,crippledbyhisaddictions.Zodiacwouldnolongerrevealhistargets.Copycats sprangupcoasttocoast.Thekeysuspectwasstilloutthere. Graysmithsmomenthadcome.Thatmomentwouldchangetheirlivesforever. ParamountPicturesandWarnerBros.PicturesPresentaPhoenixPicturesproductionofa DavidFincherfilm,Zodiac,starringJakeGyllenhaal,MarkRuffalo,RobertDowneyJr.,Anthony Edwards,BrianCox,EliasKoteas,DonalLogue,JohnCarrollLynch,andDermotMulroney.Directed byDavidFincherfromascreenplaybyJamesVanderbilt,baseduponthebookbyRobertGraysmith, thefilmsProducersareMikeMedavoy,ArnoldW.Messer,BradleyJ.Fischer,JamesVanderbilt,and CenChaffin.TheExecutiveProducerisLouisPhillips.ThisfilmisratedRforsomestrongkillings, language,drugmaterial,andbriefsexualimages.

ABOUTTHEFILM.

THEPAPERCHASE

Hewastheultimatebogeyman. Ifyougrewupthere,atthattime,youhadthischildhoodfearthatyoukindofinsinuated yourselfintoit.Whatifitwasourbus?Whatifheshowedupinourneighborhood?Youcreate evenmoredramaaboutitwhenyoureakidbecausethatiswhatkidsdo.IgrewupinMarinand nowIknowthegeographyofwherethecrimestookplace,butwhenyoureingradeschool,children dontthinkaboutthat.Theythink,`Hesgoingtoshowupatourschool. WelcometoDavidFincherssecondgradenightmare. LikemanychildrenwhogrewupintheBayareaintheearly`70s,directorDavidFincher,then 7,wasspellboundbytheinvisiblemonsterknownonlyastheZodiac. IrememberaskidstalkingaboutthekillercallinginontheDunbarShow.In1974,we movedawayandIrememberrealizingthatotherplaces,otherpeopleknewabouttheZodiackiller, Fincherrecalls.Neverinhiswildestdreamsdidheimaginethatthreedecadeslaterhewouldbe askedtoenvisionafilmthatwouldprompthimto:Retracethekillersstepswithseveralofthe officerswhotrackedthemostnotoriouskillerofhisyouth;Combthrough10,000pagesofdocuments andevidence;Interviewthevictimswhosurvived,thelovedonesofthosewhodidntandthe relativesofaprimesuspect.Atthattime,thatprimesuspectwasaformerteacherturnedpedophile, firedandimprisonedforfondlinggradeschoolchildren. Finchertoowouldsuccumbtotheneedtoknow;aneedthatfueledayoungSanFrancisco Chroniclepoliticalcartoonistsobsessiontounravelthemysteryofamurderer.RobertGraysmith wouldchannelthatobsessionintotwobooks,thebestsellerZodiacandfollowupZodiacUnmasked, recountinginminutedetaileveryfactandtormentednuanceoftheunprovenforthoseclosesttothe investigationsinfourjurisdictions,hisderisiveyetengagingcolleaguePaulAveryandhimself. RobertGraysmithknewhewasaguyonthesidelinesofthisstory.Hewantedtobeapartof itandhemadehimselfapartofit,saysFincher.Hewasdoingitonhisowntimebecausehe wasntareporter.ItwasRobertwhowentafteritandaftereverybodyelsehadprettymuchwalked away.Everythingweincludedinthemovie,weusedfromwhatRobertgaveus.But,wehadpolice reportsandwebackedeverythingupwithdocumentation,ourowninterviewsandevidence.Even whenwedidourowninterviews,wewouldtalktotwopeople.Onewouldconfirmsomeaspectsof itandanotherwoulddenyit.Plus,somuchtimehadpassed,memoriesareaffectedandthedifferent tellingofthestorieschangeperception.Sowhentherewasanydoubtwealwayswentwiththe policereports.TheonethingabouttheZodiacstorytooistherearesomanypeopleouttherewho areconvincedRobertiswrongaboutsomethingsandthattheirversionorinterpretationisrightand

therearesomanymythsthatsprangupsoyouhavetokeepallofthatinmindwhenyouaredealing withthestoryofZodiac.Thatiswhywechosetotellthestorythewaywedid,throughRoberts eyes.Mygoalwastocapturethetruthofthosebooks. Inshort,capturingZodiacprovedamassiveundertaking. Whenyoubeginanadaptation,theonlythingyoucanbesureofisyouregonnaendup throwingout5/6thsofyoursourcematerialforthesimplefactthatyoucantfititallin,explains screenwriterproducerJames(Jamie)Vanderbilt.Addtothatthefactsthatthemovieisbasedon twobooks,aswellasatonofinterviews.Theonethingwehadgoingforusisthatthemovieisabout theseguyswhogetsuckeddowntherabbitholeoftheZodiaccase,Graysmithinparticular,butalso thedetectivesandareporter.Thedearthofinformationworkedforus,becausetherewasalways anotherconversationtobehad,theorytobediscussed,suspecttoexamine.Ithinkthemovieitselfis oneofthemost`informationallypackedIveeverseen,anditdoesntevenscratchthesurfacein termsofthesheervolumeofmaterialoutthere. ThebiggestdifferencebetweenthebooksandthefilmisGraysmithhimself,Vanderbiltsays. RobertdoesntputhimselfatthecenteroftheZodiacbooks,butitwashisinvolvementthat firstfascinatedmethecartoonistascrimestopper,saysVanderbilt.`WhatifGarryTrudeauwoke uponemorningandtriedtosolvetheSonofSamwashowIusedtopitchittheideaforascreen adaptationofZodiac,hisfavoritebookinhighschool.GettingtoknowRobertduringthisprocess wasactuallyinvaluablebecausethescriptchangedaswebecamefriends;andveryrarelyinorderto makehimlookbetter.Roberttrulyinvitedusintohislifewartsandall,andthatshowIthinkwe endedupportrayinghimonscreen.ThegreatthingaboutRoberttheartististhatherecognizesthe valueinthat,heunderstandsthecreativeprocessandwhatmakesagoodstory. JakeGyllenhaalwasdrawntothestorybytheimmediacyofthedramainthepageturnerofa scripthereceivedfromDavidFincher,hesays.Andthenhewastotallyhookedbyitsverisimilitude. ThefirsttimeIreadthescript,themurders,inparticular,wereterrifying,hesays.Iremember flippingthroughthepagesandthinking,Thisisreal,thisactuallyhappened.Iimmediatelywanted todoit. Atthestartofthestory,RobertGraysmithexistsontheperipheryofthecase.Hesa cartoonist,anintern,attheSanFranciscoChronicle.Hehappenstobeintheroomwhenthepaperis sentacipherandaletterfromtheZodiacKilleraskingthemtoprintthecipher.Hesturningin copiesofdifferentcartoons.Butlittledotheyknowhessortofobsessedwithpuzzlesand decipheringthings.Hebecomesreallyinterestedinthecaseandthen,yearslater,whenthecaseis notsolved,hetakesituponhimself,undertheguiseofwritingabookaboutit,totryandsolvethe caseonhisown. Ithinkwhatismostinterestingaboutthisstoryisthatwhensomethinglikethishappens theresmasshysteria.Andthenitsgiventotheexperts.Andsometimestheexpertsdonthavethe sameheartthatjustakindofaregularguylikeRobertGraysmithwouldhave.Theyalsohaveso

muchredtapetogothrough,allthejurisdiction.Robert,asortofregularpersonoffthestreet, doesnthavetogetawarrantforthis,orpermissionforthat.Theycanjustgooutofpureheartand pure,inRobertscase,obsession.Ithinkthatsfascinatingbecausewerelylessandlessonourselves, youknow.Werelyonexpertsopinions,andsooftentheyretingedwithsomanyotherpolitical thingsandthingsrelatedtotheirownworkandwheretheywanttogo.Aregularpersonlike Robert,youredoingtheworkonyourown,thetruehardfactscomemuchmoreclearly.Tome,its anempoweringthing,toknowthattheresthissortofregularguy,whocouldjust,couldbreakopen acasethatpeoplefoundimpossible,tosolve. Howdidtheactorpreparefortheroleoftheboldcartoonist?Gyllenhaalsmethodwas deliberateandscientific.RobertGraysmithisaninterestingbird,Iwouldsay.WhenIfirstmethim IhadtoldhimthatIwasgoingtoputhimontapebecauseIwantedtostudyhismannerismsandjust physically,Iwantedtoseehowhebehaved.Iwasactuallyreallynervous.Ithoughttomyself,Oh, well,whatkindofpersonalitydoesthisguyhavetohaveinordertogointothisworld?AndI thought,Imgoingtomeetthisguyanditsgonnabelikethisweird,darkexchange.Whatworld amIgoingtohavetogotowithhiminordertogetsometruthoutofhim?Andhewalksintothe roomandhesthislikesweet,unassuming,constantlycomplimentary,kindofinnocentman. And,everythingtheytellyouinactingschool,like,youshouldalwaysplaytheopposite. Thatsexactlywhatheis.Hestheoppositeofeverythingyouwouldassumetobeapersonwho wouldbeobsessedwithacaselikethis.Butthen,asyouspendmoretimewithhim,thereisasense of,ifhewantstogetapieceofinformationoutofyouandyouhaventansweredthefirsttime becauseitsalittletoocloseoralittletoopersonal,helltheninsertitinthisodd,syncopatedway,so thatyouansweritandyoudontevenknowyoureansweringit.Heisverysmart,andalsoatthe sametime,kindofcunning,whenhewantstogetinformation.But,asahumanbeing,hesagentle guy.Itsreallyinteresting. IwatchedJakeinterpretmycharacteronseveraloccasions,notesGraysmith.Hewasnot doinganimpersonationofmebutaninterpretationofme.Ithoughthecaughtmyenthusiasmand excitability,mySouthernupbringing,politedeferenceandeccentricitiesperfectly.Wealreadyhad thesamecolorofhair. Asforcapturingthesweepofanera,somethingmorethanjustarecreationofastorytelling experience,hesaysheandVanderbiltwereonthesamepage.Attheriskofbecomingtoo`meta, Vanderbiltadds,Therewassomethingverycooltomeaboutthemovieregardingthepowerof wordsthewriterwritingaboutthewriterwhowaswritingaboutthekillerwhobecamefamous becausehewasagreatletterwriter.BecausethatsreallythereasonZodiacremainswithustoday, hewrotescaryfuckinglettersandnottothecops,buttootherwriters.Newspaperguyswhowent, Oh,shit,thisisprettygood.Weshouldrunit.Sotheydid,andpeoplereadthoseletters,and werestilltalkingabouthimdecadeslater.Thepowerofthewrittenword.

Graysmithwrotehisfirstpersondiaries(ZodiacandZodiacUnmasked)becausehewantedto enlistthepublicintrackingdownthekiller.Whenhebegan,therewere2,500suspectstosiftthrough andawallofsilencetobreech,herecalls.Inthosedays,policewerentsharing.Zodiacwasabig, bigcaseandthemanwhosolveditwasgoingtobeanace,sotheyclampeddownonallinformation. ItwascommonforthemtoholdrecordssoIcouldnotseethemandifIgotcloseenoughtothetruth aswetalked,theywouldverifyafactortwo.IwasalsonotallowedwritingimplementsorpapersoI hadtocommitserialnumbersanddatestomemory.Itmadeforratherlongandspiritedsessions afterwardwritingdownallIcouldrecall.After10years,13draftsandreducingamountainof researchintohis351pagetome,Iguess,mybiggestcontribution,asIuncoverednewleads, conductedinterviewsandtrackeddownmissingwitnessesandsuspects,wastovisiteachpolice department,consolidateallthefactsandsharethemsothatZodiaccouldbecaptured.Thatwas alwayshisgreatesthope,hesaystoday.Whenhereflectsonthetumultuousjourney,itisawonder anyofussurvivedtheZodiac.Thelongpursuit,theirresistiblelureofthecase,itsmystery,tragedy andloss,ruinedmarriages,derailedcareers,demolishedhealthofabrilliantreporter;itwasastudy infrustrationaspolicewerebeatenbacktimeandagain. GyllenhaalcreditsRobertDowneyJr.withprovidingsomespecialenergyonthesetthat

inspiredtheplayerstomakethestorycomealive.RobertDowneyJr.,isextraordinary.Whathes done,andwhathealwaysdoes,isbringapresence,kindofwipethrough.HisPaulAveryiskind ofacourtjesterinthathedancesaroundthingsandhehasthissenseofhumor,almostadetachment fromthesituation,butarealsenseofhumoraboutit.KindoflikeTinkerbellinPeterPan.Hejust shedslightallovereverybodywheneverhefliesaround,Gyllenhaalsays. Fincherfeltveryfortunatetohavethiscast.IfoundthepeopleIwantedtoworkwith.And Iwasveryfortunatetohavemanyoftherealpeoplefromthattimearound.Ithinkwetriedtogive peopletheirduerespect.Butitwasneveraboutduplicatingthemexactly,theirhair,etc.Example: RobertDowneyJr.,whoplaysPaulAvery,istheonlyonewhoplayssomeonethatisnolonger alive.ButIthinkhehassuchenthusiasmandbecauseheissomeonewhocouldreallygraspPauls innerdemons,hewasperfectfortherole. Ofthefourcharacters,itwasToschiwhoknewAverythelongest.ImetPaulAveryin1960 whenIwas28.IwaswiththeBureauofInspectors(fortheSanFranciscoPoliceDepartment)andI wantedtobeadetective,saysToschi.Wesharedalotofhistory.AttheendPaulwasdoing cocaineandhewasonamachine.Hewasinreallybadshape.Hecalledmebeforehepassedaway. Hewantedtowriteabook,aquickpaperbackbeforehediedtoleavetohisgrandchildren.Hesaid, `Davewecanmake$25,000each,justlikethat!Ifeltbadforhim,reallybad.ButItoldhim,Paul,Im committedtoRobertGraysmith.IrememberwhenRobertfirstcametomeandsaid,`Youretheonly guywhohasalloftheinfo,theonlyguyIcantalkto.ImetRobertGraysmithin1977whenhetold mehewantedtowrite.Hereallybelievedthiscasecouldbesolved.Hereallywantedtotry.We haveremainedgoodfriendssince.

ToschisaysFincherwascuriouswhyhetalkedtoGraysmithatall.Thecasewasnolonger activelybeinginvestigatedandGraysmithwasntareporter.Itwasbecauseofhissincerityand honesty,hesays.InacoupleofminutesIknewhewasaboutthat.Hewasthispoliticalcartoonist. Ibelievedhim. Forhispart,MarkRuffalowastotallyimpressedwithToschiandhowFincherportrayedhim inthescript.Idontlovethegenre;itsusuallyprettyviolent,hesays.ButDavidhadwrittenthis scriptthat,whenIreadit,IsawthatthischaracterIwasgoingtobeplayinghadcometolifeina nuanced,beautifulway.ThenItookatriptomeettheguy,andatthatpointIjustfeltsofortunateto bedoingthemovie.Afterall,heisthemodelforactorswhoattempttoplaydetectives,andIam playingtheonethatsomeactorshavemodeledtheircareermakingroleson. AndRobertDowneyJr.isamazing.Ivealwayslovedhimandthinkhesasclosetogenius asyoucancomewithoutfallingovertheedge.Ifounditreallyexcitingtoworkwithhim,andscary andfun.Theresthedangerfactor.Notphysicalorviolentdangeritshisspontaneity. ItwasVanderbiltandPhoenixPicturesProducerBradley(Brad)J.Fischerwhooptionedthe rightstoGraysmithsbookwhenitfinallybecameavailableafterlingeringinlimboatanotherstudio fornearlyadecade.Theyhadonedirectorinmind. IfeltDavidFincherwouldbeabletotellthestoryinawaythatwouldbetruetowhat happenedandgettothepsychologyofwhatmotivatedthepeoplewhoinhabitedthatworld.Hehad obviouslydoneaserialkillermoviebefore,butthiswentbeyondgenre,saysFischer,Therewas somethinginthesecharactersthatexistsinallofus:thecapacityforbecomingconsumedby somethingsofully,thatdayafterday,nightafternight,yearafteryear,youcantevertrulyputit away.Fincherisabletoarticulatethingsabouthumanbehaviorandemotioncinematicallythat makesthecharactersandtheworldtheyinhabitsoincrediblyauthentic.Hecangivetheviewerthat feeling,thattheycouldbewatchingthemselvesupthere,sinkingdownintotherabbitholewithout realizingit.TheDNAofthisstoryhadsomuchtodowiththat,withdegreesofmalevolentdeviant behaviorwhetheryouretalkingaboutaserialkillerorthemenwhoselivesaredrainedinthe pursuitofsomethingthatwillprobablyremainjustoutofreachfortherestoftheirlives.Theres somethingequallyadmirableandsadaboutthat,butmorethanthat,itisamosthumanthingto wanttoknowwhatcantbeknown.Itisacompulsionthatexistsinallofus,andithasthepotential tobeanincrediblydestructiveforce.IknewthatwassomethingFincherwouldbeabletohelpus explorelikenootherfilmmaker. WhatFincherknewisthatthestoryhadtobemadesimpler,clearer,theproducercontinues, elaborating.WhatFincherknewwasthatthematerialweweredealingwith,almosteverythingthat wasoutthereaboutthestoryoftheZodiacinvestigation,itwasallabitdistortedbythismassive gameoftelephone,filteredthroughtheworstlensyoucouldthinkof:newspapers. Thecasehadtakenonitsownmythicproportionsovertheyears,anditwasourjobtoundo allthat;todrawacleanlinebetweenfactandfictionanddemystifywhathadsomehowgrownsofar

beyonditsrootsinreality.Youhavetoremember,itwasthemediathatturnedZodiacintothisall powerfulenigmaImean,hewritesaletterandsays,ThisistheZodiacspeaking,andthenthe newspapersstartcallinghimTheCipherSlayer!Itslikeseeingthisgiganticandterrifyingshadow mutateagainstthewall,andthenyouunderstandthesourceisjustonemanwhoclumsilyshotfive peopleandstabbedtwoothers;andhesnuckuponallofthem.HesnotWileE.CoyoteSuper Genius,aswegrewfondofcallinghim,hesasad,patheticandincrediblysickpersonwhocame withininchesofbeingcaught.Therestwasallinthepublicshead,readyandwaitingforeacheager imaginationtomoldintoamostpowerfuldemon Andso,saysFischer,theprocesswaslonganddifficult,butitwasimportantifwewere goingtotelltherealstory.Soitwasanathematorelyonanysecondaryortertiarysource.Police reportsbecametherule.That,and,ofcourse,thepeoplethatwerethere.Itwasreallyquitesimple: Letsfindeveryonewecanwhowasmateriallyinvolvedintheinvestigation,andletssitdown acrossfromthem,lookthemintheeye,askthemdirectandsometimesdifficultquestions,andthen hearwhattheyhavetosay.SowetalkedtoBryanHartnell;toMikeMageau,whoisnowhomeless andhasntreallyrecoveredsincehewasshotin1969;toDaveToschi;toBillArmstrong;toKen Narlow;toGeorgeBawart.WeputDonCheneyandSandyPanzarellainaroomtogetherforthefirst timesincetheywereinterviewedbypoliceinthe1970sandaskedthemtotelluseverydetailoftheir story.Wedidourbesttogetitright. ProducerMikeMedavoy,PhoenixPicturescofounderandChairman,sayswhatwas interestingaboutthematerialisnotsomuchthatitisaboutaserialkiller,whichisamovieunto itself,butitsaboutthepeoplethatwentaftertheserialkiller.Itiswhathappenswhenyougetso obsessedwithsomethingandyoulosesightofwhattheobjectiveis.Youreboundtogetlostand youreboundtodestroyeverythingalongthewayandithappenedtoeverysingleoneofthem. Graysmithcameback,buthesnolongermarried.Lookatallthethingsthathappenedtothe principalcharacters.Tome,thatswhatsfascinatingaboutthefilm. They,infact,lostthemselvesintheprocessofchasingthestory,Medavoyadds.Davidand BradandJamiethetriodoingtheirowngumshoeworkweremaniacalaboutmakingit accurate.WethoughtBradwasgoingtobecomeapolicemanandquitshowbusiness(notquite)! ProducerArnoldW.Messer,MedavoyspartnerandPhoenixPresident,saystohisknowledge thisisprobablythemostextensivelyresearchedscript,themostmeticulouslyaccurate representationofactualeventsconsistentwithdramaticmovies.Ivebeenproducing30yearsandI haveneverbeeninvolvedwithamoviethathasbeenthisclosetothetruthandtheamountof researchandenergyputintoit.Everyoneofthosepeoplerepresentedinthemoviewhoarealive, havebeeninterviewed.Everyoneofthosepeoplewhocontributedtoitinsomewayoranotherthe guyswentintothebooks,therawfiles,the10,000pagesoftranscripts.Itwasreallyimpressivethe worktheseguysdidtomakesuretheywereinlinewiththefacts.

THECONVERSATIONS

ThefilmmakersworkedcloselywithBryanHartnellandtheofficerswhohandledthecaseto understandwhattranspiredatLakeBerryessaSept.27,1969. NapaSheriffsDetectiveKenNarlowwasntoneoftherespondingofficersonthescenethat dayPatrolOfficersJohnRobertsonandDavidCollinswere.ButNarlow,thenadetectivesergeant oversawthemurderinvestigationatthetime.Nowretired,heremainsaconsultanttotheNapa SheriffsDepartmentontheZodiaccase,gettingcontinuousleadstothisdayIthinkitwillnever leaveme,hesays. IwasupatBerryessawhentheywereshootingthestabbingsceneandwhentheydidthe sceneofthe(Zodiacs)handwritingonthecar,hesays.Irememberitwas6p.m.onaSaturday afternoonthetimeoftheattack.Ittoremeuptowatchit.Heusedtheknifeonthosekids insteadofguns.InmyhumbleopinionhestabbedBryanHartnellabouthalfasmanytimesashedid CeciliaandIthinkwhatsavedBryanslifeisthatCeciliastartedscreamingandshedistractedhim. Hestabbedher10times,5inthefrontand5intheback.Igotprettytearyeyedwatchingthemdo thatreenactment.ImaprettyhardheartedguyandIneverinmywildestdreamsthoughtthatit wouldaffectmelikethat.Imeanafter37years.IdbeuptherewatchingthemovieandIkept thinkingthatiswhatthosekidswentthrough.ItookitprettypersonalIguess.Weshouldhave caughtthatguy. ItwasCollins,nowretired,whowasthelasttotalktoCeciliabeforeshedied.Mypartdoes notshowupinthemoviebutIwasinterviewedfortheDVDsoIhaveseenthemovie.Itwas startlingandIwasrivetedtothescreen.Ibecameveryanxiouswatchingitbecauseitwassotrueto life.Itwasverydifficultformetowatch.DuringthetimeIspentwithCeciliathatdayshekept saying`Imfreezing.ShewasgoingintoshocksoIputmycoatonherandsheworeituntilthe ambulancecame.Shewascrying,injuredsobadly.Shekeptsaying,`Ihurtallover.Giveme somethingforthepain.ButIdidnthaveanything. TheZodiachadstabbedBryanuntilhisbodywentlimp,thenhebeganstabbingCeciliauntil sheplayeddead.Thatswhenhestoppedandwalkedaway,CeciliatoldCollins.Theylayonthe blanketalltiedup.Therewasafishermanoutonthelakenearby.Theystartedscreamingforhelp. Atfirstthefishermandidntthinkmuchaboutit.Thenhewasconcernedsomebodymightbetrying tolurehimintoattackhim.Sohewaitedforabout10minutesandthenherealizedsomebodywas introuble.Theyyelledathimandtoldhimtheyhadbeenstabbedtopleasecomeupthereandhelp them.Hetoldthemhewouldgoforhelp.Theydidntwanthimtoleave.Buthewenttotheowners ofanearbyresortcalledRanchoMonticelloResort.Afterheleft,theyjustlaidonthatblanketalltied up.Theydidntthinkhewascomingbackandtheironlyhopewastotryandgetoutofthere. CeciliatoldmetheyuntiedeachotherbutitwasntuntilthescreeningthatIfinallygottotalkto

BryanandlearntheanswertothequestionIwantedtoknowalltheseyearsHowdidtheyuntie eachotherwiththeirfeetandhandstiedsotightlybehindtheirbacks?Theyweresoweakfrom beinginthatposition,fromthelossofbloodandbeingterrified.Bryantoldmetheybackedupto eachotherontheblanketandshewasabletogettheknotsloose.Hetriedtocrawlforhelpbutwhen wegottherehewasonlyabout30feetfromherbeforehecollapsed. BythetimeCollinsandRobertsonarrived,theresortowner,aparkranger,thefishermanand hissonwereatthescenewaitingfortheofficersandambulancetoarrive.Ittookthepatrolofficers 30minutestogettothescenebecauseoftrafficonthemountainouswindingroad;theambulance another20minutes.Fromthetimeoftheattacktorescue,thevictimswaited1hours.Ceciliadied onthewaytothehospital. IdidntgettotalktoBryanthatday.Ceciliawouldnotletmeleaveherforamoment,says Collins.Youcouldlookatherandtellshecouldnthurtasoul.Shewasapretty,fragilelittlelady. Hedidnttakeanything.Hejustwantedtokill. AlthoughshewastheonlyoneofthecouplewhohadseentheZodiacsfacethatday,before heputonthehood,CeciliatoldCollinsshehadneverseenhimbefore.Ipersonallydontbelieve thesuspecthasbeenidentified,hesays.Ifheisstillalive,hesstilloutthere. Despiteallthedetailsandalltheevidencecompiledovertheyears,onethingisastoundingly clearsaysFischer.Memoryissubjectivebyitsnature,andwhilethepassageoftimerarelyservesto clarifytraumaticevents,theperspectiveofthosethatwerethereisinvaluable,hesays.Apolice reportinoneinstancetrumpedthememoryofaVallejopoliceofficerwhowasabsolutelycertainthat MikeMageaudescribedthereportofZodiacsweaponasloud,notsilenced.WhenIreadthenow retiredofficersownreportbacktohim,describingwhatMageauhadsaid,`heheardsomemore muffledsounds,soundinglikeagunwithasilenceronit,theofficersaidherememberedit differently,butadmittedthesefactswerecorrect.Mageau,forhispart,rememberedquiteclearly thatthesoundwasmuffled.Infact,itwasntuntilthesecondorthirdbullethithimthatherealized theywerebeingshot.Whenhefeltasuddenpaininhisneckfromthefirstshot,hetoldme,he thoughtthemanhadwhackedhimwithaflashlight.Fischerusedaprivatedetectivetotrackdown Mageau.HewasinjailonavagrancychargeandFischerinterviewedhimfromajailvideophone. Itwasfascinatingtohaveaconversationdirectlywiththeguywhowasthere,whosawtheZodiac killerfacetoface,Fischersays.MageauandHartnellthesolesurvivorswouldspendtheirlives navigatingthelegalrealm,theirexperiencesatoppositeendsofthespectrum. GeorgeBawart,nowretired,wascalledbyVallejoPoliceDepartmentaskinghimtocooperate withthefilmmakers.ThereasontheVallejoPoliceDepartmentiscooperatingwiththem100 percentistheyarehopingthemoviewillcomeoutandsomebodywillcomeforwardwithsomething veryspecificandwecansolvethiscaseonceandforall. OnJuly4,1969,Bawartwasasergeantontheforce.HisbossJackMulanax,nowdeceased, wastheleaddetectiveonthecase.BawartwouldoverseetheongoingZodiacinvestigationyears

later.WhenFerrinandMageauwereattacked,Bawartsays,Itwasnotaninvestigationofaserial killeratthetime.Itwasthekillingofayoungcoupleonloverslaneanditwastreatedlikeanyother killing.Itcouldhavebeenajealousboyfriend.Everythingchangedwhenthemurdershappenedat LakeBerryessa.Itwasshortlyafterthatthelettersstartedcomingin.Whenallthepublicitystarted, thatiswheneveryonebecameconcernedthatwemighthaveaserialkilleronourhands.Hewasnt oneoftherespondingofficersonthesceneandhedidntbecomeinvolvedinthecaseuntil1971, whenhestartedinvestigatingArthurLeighAllenashisprimesuspect.ItwasBawartwhowould interviewMageau25yearslateratanairport,afterGraysmithsbookwasreleased.Everyonemade abigdealaboutMageausidentificationofLeighAllenastheZodiac,hesays.WhenImethimat theairportitwas,`Heresalineupofthephotos,andthatwasit.Hepickedhimout.Iaskedhim howhecouldbesosureandhesaid:`Iknow.Helookedatmeandshotme.Imcertain.Even withMageauseyewitnesstestimony,Bawartbelievestodayadefenseattorneywouldshootholesin Mageaustestimonybecauseofthepassageoftime. TomethebestevidenceiswhatwefoundinLeighAllenshouse,saysBawart.Wefound bombs,manyofthethingstheZodiactalkedaboutinhisletters.BeforeIgotthesearchwarrantI wentuptoNapaandtalkedtoKenNarlow.ItwasneartheanniversaryofoneoftheZodiackillings. Themediagotwindofwhatwewereabouttodoandtheyprintedabunchofstories.Itwasgood andbad.Thegoodthatcameoutofitwasonewomanwhoreadaboutit,noticedthenameRobert EmmetttheHippieandsaid,`God,Iknowthatguy.Until1992,nobodyknewwhoRobertEmmett theHippiewas.HewasRobertEmmettRodifer,agayguywhousedtomanageaswimteam. ArthurLeighAllenwasadiveronthatteam.HewasshyandquietbutRodiferwasoutgoing.SoI flewtoGermanytointerview(Rodifer).HesaidherememberedLeighAllen.`Hewasthatguywho hatedme,hesaid.ItwaswhathetoldmethatmademebelieveLeighAllenwastheZodiac.How hedescribedhimandhowhereactedtohim.

EBEORIETEMETHHPITI Asaneditorialcartoonistyoudevelopastrongsenseofjustice,aneedtochangethings,andasa painterandcartoonistIworkedwithsymbolseverydayAtthetime,nokillersinceJacktheRipperhad writtenthepressandtauntedpolicewithcluestohisidentity.Thelettersstrangenessensnaredme. AuthorRobertGraysmith,Zodiac Greeksymbols.Morsecode.Weathersymbols.Alphabetcharacters.Navysemaphore. Astrologicalsymbols.Suchwereamongthemishmashofcodedterrorhandscribbledinbluefelttip penthatwouldfirstappearinletterstotheeditorsoftheSanFranciscoChronicle,theSanFrancisco ExaminerandTheVallejoTimesHeraldAug.1,1969:

Iwantyoutoprintthiscipheronthefrontpageofyourpaper.Inthiscipherismyidentity. IfyoudonotprintthiscipherbytheafternoonofFry,1stofAug69,Iwillgoonakillrampage Fry.night.Iwillcrusearoundallweekendkillinglonepeopleinthenight Theletterswouldcontinuefordecades,filledwiththegrimdetailsofmurdersknownonlyto lawenforcement,hardevidenceapieceofamurderedvictimsbloodiedshirtanddetailedbomb andsniperthreatsfortheplannedmassmurderofschoolchildrenonagrandscale. CodebreakersfortheCIA,theFBI,theNationalSecurityAgencyandNavalIntelligencewere stumped.Thekillerscipherscouldnotbecracked. UntilNorthSalinasHighSchoolteacherDonaldGeneHardendecidedtofeedaonetime boyhoodinterestandsolvewhattheexpertscouldntthekillersmotiveandapossibleidentityor theidentityofalinktohim. Whathappenedwas,afterthestoryappeared,myexwifewastryingtodoit,butshedidnt knowwhattheheckshewasdoing,recallsHarden,now78,remarriedandlivinginFountainHills, Arizona.Ihadtodoittokeepherfromdoingitbecauseitwasdrivingmecrazywatchinghertry. Shewouldntletuponit.Hehadusedallthesesignals.Iworkedonitforthreedays.Ididntdo muchcodebreakingthen.IdidalittlebitofitinBoyScouts.Ireadaboutitanddabbledinitalittle bitwhenIwasakid.IcalledthepaperandtoldthemIfigureditoutandtheyjusttoldme,`Yeah sure,mailit.Sohedid. AftertheHardensdecryptionwaspublished,theybecameovernightcelebrities,something theyneveranticipated.ThentheyreceivedacallfromtheFBI.Theywereright.Idontknowwhat myexwifetoldthem.Iwasntthere.AllIknowisweneverheardfromthemagain,headds.We didntrealizethemediafalloutthatwouldfollow.IwasinterviewedonAmericasMostWantedfor abouthalfasecond.Butmyexwifegotsoparanoidthateverytimeareporterwouldcomebyshed startworryingthekillerwasgoingtofindus.Ihadtobuyagunandputitunderthebed.Inever hadagunbeforeandIneverusedit.Ijustboughtittocalmherdown.Igotridofitacoupleof yearslater. Hisstudentswereamazedattheirteachersprowessandterrifiedlikeallschoolkidsinthe Bayareaofthecipherslayer.Whenitwaspublished,thekidsatschoolwouldntletupaboutit.So onedayIsatthemalldownandtoldthemallaboutit,howIdiditandthatwasit,Hardenrecalls. Ididittocalmthemdownandafterthatnobodyevermentioneditagain. First,hehadtoteachthemaboutcodebreaking,ajargontermfordecryptionorbreaking encryption,whichistheprocessofobscuringinformationtomakesomethingunreadablewithout specialknowledge.Ciphersaretheplaintextletters,charactersorsymbolsubstitutesthatcanstand aloneorbeusedingroupsinanencryptedmessage.Althoughthetermcodeisusedinterchangeably withcipher,codesareusuallyconvertedwordsorphrasesthataregenerallyusedtoshortena message.

InGraysmithsbookZodiac,Hardentoldhowhebrokedownthekillersencryptedmissive. Firsthecheckedforfrequencyofcertainletters.HeknewthatEwasthecommonletterinthe EnglishlanguagefollowedbyT,A,O,N,I,RandS.ThecommondoublelettersareL,EandS, wroteGraysmith.ThelettersmostfrequentlyoccurringtogetherareTH,HEandAN.Morethanhalf ofallwordsbeginwithT,A,O,SorWandthemostcommonthreelettercombinationswereTHE, ING,CONandENT. Hardendecidedthekillerwasusingsubstitutioncipherswhicharesymbolsorfigures,not letters.Sincethekillerhadusedamultitudeofsymbols,aoneforonesubstitutionforletterswasnt possible.Hardenhadtogetcreative,deducethekillersmethodofrepeatingsymbolsandreducethe numberofvariables.ThenithithimthemostcommonlydoubledletterintheEnglishlanguageis L.Sohelookedforfourletterpatternsinthekillerscryptogramthatwouldmeshwiththeword kill. Battlefieldcryptanalysts,forexample,scananycapturedciphersforsymbolsthatmight standforattack,notedGraysmith.Withthatthinkinginmind,theHardensusedkillingtwice andkilledandthrillingonceeach.OtherdoubleLwordswerewillusedfourtimesand collectingonce.ThentheydeterminedthekillerstrapsheusedthesymbolofabackwardQ15 timestolurecodebreakersintothinkingitwasanE,themostcommonlyusedletter.ForanEthe killerused7differentsymbols.TwodifferentsymbolswereusedforAandSinterchangeably.The killersspellingwasnotonlypoorbutinsomecasesthereweremistakesintheciphersthemselves. Thus: ILIKEKILLINGPEOPLEBECAUSEITISSOMUCHFUNITISMOREFUNTHANKILLING WILDGAMEINTHEFORRESTBECAUSEMANISTHEMOSTDANGEROUEOFALLTOKILL SOMETHINGGIVESMETHEMOSTTHRILLINGEXPERIENCEITISEVENBETTERTHAN GETTINGYOURROCKSOFFWITHAGIRLTHEBESTPARTOFITISTHAEWHENIDIEI WILLBEREBORNINPARADICEANDTHEIHAVEKILLEDWILLBECOMEMYSLAVESIWILL NOTGIVEYOUMYNAMEBECAUSEYOUWILLTRYTOSLOIDOWNORATOPMY COLLECTIOGOFSLAVESFORAFTERLIFE. EBEORIETEMETHHPITI Sincethekillersaidinthecryptogramhewouldnotgivehisname,theHardensthoughtthe anagramwasROBERTEMMETTHEHIPPIE.ItwasnotuntilAugust1992,23yearsafterthe HardensdecipheredthenamethatpolicelearnedkeysuspectArthurLeighAllenwasajealousswim teamrivalofhishighschoolclassmate,RobertEmmettRodiferwhobecameahippieincollegeand latermovedtoGermany. Eventhatpeoplecantagreeon,saysDavidFincher.Evenafter35years,andallthe experts,thereisnoabsolutetruth.Therearesomedisputesaboutthedecryptionofthecodes includingRobertEmmetttheHippie,whichRobert(Graysmith)isconvincedwasaccurate. Fincherisright,saysGraysmith.HedoesbelieveEmmettwasthetip,alinktothekillers identity.

In1969anamateurcodebreakingcouple,theHardens,brokethe312symbolcryptogram thatgaveusZodiacsmotive,Graysmithadds.TheyhaddonewhattheNCIS,FBIandNSAcould not. UsingtheHardenstranslationitwasGraysmithwhoconnectedthevillainsmethodsinthe 1932RKOfilmTheMostDangerousGametothekillerscodedintent:Tohuntthemostdangerous game.Man. ItwasaftertheHardensbrokehiscodeinhisfirstletterthatthekillerbegancallinghimself theZodiacinsuccessiveletters.Someofthesymbolsprovedperplexing.Graysmithcombedbooks oncodesandciphersandlearnedthekillerusedsomeofthe13thCenturycipherpicturealphabet knownastheZodiacAlphabet.Hewouldalsolearnthatallcodebookshadbeenstolenorwere missingfromarealibrariesincludingtheSanFranciscoPresidio,theTreasureIslandNavalBaseand theOaklandArmyTerminallibraries. AsfortheHardens,onedecryptionwasenough.Theircodebreakingdayswereover. Certainly,oneofthemosttantalizingaspectsofthecaseisthestillunbrokenciphersthat Zodiacmailedus,notesGraysmith.Istillholdouthopethatsomeoneseeingthefilmorreading thebookswillbreakthetwocryptogramsandmapthatZodiacsaystellushisnameandlocation.

EXHIBIT 1 AUG. 20, 1970 LETTER: MY NAME IS

THEELEMENTSOFDISGUISE HandwritingandapartialbloodyfingerprintfromtheOct.11,1969crimesceneofthefatal shootingofSanFranciscocabdriverPaulStinewerebelievedtoholdthekeytoZodiacsidentity. Thatwastheconsensusofforensicexpertsatthetime. Butitwouldbedecadeslaterthatanotherexpertwouldlookatthehandwritingofthe Zodiacslettersandfindadisguisethatwouldrevealhisidentitywriteinplainsight. GeraldMcMenamin,aninternationallyknownForensicLinguisticsexpert,professorof linguisticsatCaliforniaStateUniversityatFresnoandauthorofForensicLinguistics:Advanceon ForensicStylistics,washiredbyFincherandFischertotakealookattheZodiacslettersandseewhat theyrevealedtohim. Ididntpaymuchattentiontothecodesbecausethatisanartificiallanguage,McMenamin says.Itisinthenaturallanguagethattheunconsciousmindisatwork.Thatswhereyouseethe patternandthatswhyIlookathowhedivideshiswords,hissyllablesandthemorphemes.A morphemeisthesmallestmeaningfulunitinthegrammaroflanguage.Itcarriesasemantic interpretation. Unlikethedocumentexaminerswhofocusedontheformationoftheletters,thehandwriting, paperandink,McMenaminfocusedonthelanguageoftheZodiacandhowheformedhissentences, specificallythewordstructureandspelling. Thedifferencebetweennowandthe70sisthatdocumentexaminers,handwritingexperts, aremoreatalossbecauseeverythingisdoneonthecomputer.Youdontseethatmanysamplesof actualhandwritinganymore.Butyoustillhavethelanguage.Asaforensiclinguist,thetwothings youlookforaredisguiseandhowthewriterwouldbreakdownthewords,hesays.DavidFincher wantedmetodotheworkIwoulddoforcourt. McMenaminwasgiventheSept.20,1972requestedrighthandedhandwritingsampleAllen gavetopoliceandaskedtocompareittotheZodiacshandwrittenletters.Itwastheonlyknown righthandedwritingfromAllenwho,whilenaturallylefthanded,wasknowntohavesomeability withhisrighthand. TheexhibitsImadeanexaminationonrelatedtotheissueofdisguise,hesays.Didthe Zodiacattempttodisguisehiswriting?Yes.Allenwasambidextrousandhisweakhandwashis righthand.Hisstronghandwashislefthand,whichhenormallyusedforwritingandothertasks. WhatInoticedintheZodiacswritingwasthedivisionofhiswordsintosyllablesandmorphemes. TherewasoneexampleofAllensrighthand.Ifound5linesand3divisionsinthatwritingthatwere comparabletotheZodiac.Butthatwasnotenough.Mypersonalconclusion?Itisthesameword separationsorwordsegmentationinthose5lines,hesays. IdothinkAllenwrotetheZodiacletters,butitisonethingtothinkthatandanothertoprove itincourt.Theanswerhastobeveryclear.Ihavetosatisfymypeerstomaketheevidencescientific

andtodothatIhavetoestablishapattern.Establishingapatternmeansmoreexamplesof commonalities.ThatmeantgettingmoresamplesfromAllen. Onceagaintheevidenceagainsttheprimesuspecthadprovedconvincing. Onceagainitcameupshort.

THESTREETSOFSANFRANCISCO

WashingtonandCherry. Everyyearat9:59p.m.onOct.11DaveToschidrivestothePresidioHeightsintersectionin SanFrancisco,parkshiscar,watchesandwaits.Itisaritualhehasperformedfor36years. Imakeitapointtocrossthatintersectionallthetime,especiallyeveryanniversary.Alotof timesIgoandstopandthinkaboutit,theprintsandtheblood.Ijuststoptoseeifmaybesomebody elsewouldbeparkedthere,maybethekillerwouldshowup.Iwasalwaystryingtofigureout wheredidwegowrong?Itsneverleftme. SolvingthemurderofCabDriverPaulLeeStinewassupposedtobethecaseofhiscareera casethatwentfrombeingaroutinemurderinvestigationtooneofmanyconnectedthroughthe letteredtrailofamassmurderer;theonethatwassupposedtocatapulttheyounghomicideinspector fortheSanFranciscoPoliceDepartmenttoPoliceChief.Thatwashisaspirationin1969.Instead, famewouldleadtoinfamy.Itwasnottobe. NowelderlyandaprivatedetectiveforNorthStarSecurity,Toschiremainsoneoftheunsung heroesintheZodiaccase.Tauntedbythekillerwhenhewasayoungdetective,heliveswiththe tauntsofhismemoryandincompleteness. IfeltveryhumbledwhenRobertcalledandsaidDavidandJaimeandBradwantedtomeet. ThefirstthingDavidsaidwas,`IdontwanttomakeanotherDirtyHarry(afilmthathadbeen looselybasedontheZodiac.)IwasntsureifIcouldbutwhenImetthemIdidrememberquiteabit. DavidandBradaskedmealotofquestionsandIrememberthinkingtomyselfwhenitwasover `HeyToschi,Ithinkyouarebelievabletothesepeople.Ihavenoideahowthispicturewillbe receivedbutwhenIwalkedoutoftheCliftHotelaftermeetingthemthatfirstday,IrealizedthatI hadlearnedsomuchfromthem. BelievabilityisanagonizingparadoxinToschislife.Adetectivewhobelievedheknewthe authoroftheZodiacletters,onlytobeaccusedbyaSanFranciscoChroniclecolumnistofwritingone ofthoselettersinApril1978totryandreviveacasethathadgonecoldin1974acasethathad broughthimacclaim.Hewouldsuffertheshameofadepartmentalinternalaffairsinvestigation. Althoughexoneratedofforgingtheletterdeemedbysomeahoax,itbecameapoliticaltooltoboot himfromhomicide.Hisfallfromgracewouldleavehimdemotedandovertime,desperatelyill.In

1981,hecollapsedathome.Hethoughthehadtheflu.Themagnitudeofthecasehegrappledwith, offandonfor19years,hadfinallytakenitstoll.Hehadableedingulcer.Itcosthim$70,000in hospitalcare.Tothisdayheseesaninternisteverysixmonths. ThisisthesamedetectivewhowasoncethetemplateusedbyHollywoodinearlieryearsto modelitssuperherocopsstarmakingrolesforeachofthefilmsleadingmen.DaveToschiwas extremelywellknown,saysFischer.HeservedasthebasisforSteveMcQueeninBullitt,Clint EastwoodinDirtyHarryandMichaelDouglasinTheStreetsofSanFrancisco(the1970slong runninghittelevisionseries).AddsMedavoy:Theybecamelegendsoffofhim. Ithinktheylikedmyholster,quipsToschi.ItsthewayIvealwayscarriedmygun.My holsterisspecialmadethegunfitsinupsidedown.Ihadthemmadethatwayforaquickerdraw andsomygunwouldnevershowwhenIopenedmysportcoat.Icarrycuffsandextrabulletsunder theretoo.Itwaseasierthatway.AlthoughhewasfondofDouglas,McQueenandEastwoodand evenattendedtheDirtyHarrypremiere,heremainsanavidfanofanothermythicaldetective, ScotlandYardsInspectorSherlockHolmes.Tothisdayhewearsa221Bpin,theLondonBaker Streetaddressfortheworldsmostfamousdetective. GraysmithandhissonsharedafascinationforJamesBondandcomicbooksuperherocops likeDickTracyaswellasapassionfordecipheringcodesandfiguringoutpuzzles,musesFischer. WhenToschiwouldcomeintothenewspaper,hewasthiskindofalmostHollywoodlikefigure, whowasanidolinsomewaysofRoberts,likesomethingthatcameoffthetelevision,offthecomic bookpageandintoreallife. Ironically,GraysmithwouldmeetToschiatthatDirtyHarrypremiereyearsafterPaulLee Stinewasshottodeaththatfatefulnightin1969;yearsafterAveryhadleftthepaperandToschiand hislongtimepartnerBillArmstronghadpartedways;Armstrongleavinghomicideforgood. BackthenStinesmurderfirstappearedasaroutinerobberyhomicide.Thekillertookthecab driverswalletandkeys.Threeteenagerswatchedthecrimeinprogressfromthewindowsoftheir homeatthecornerofWashingtonandCherrystreets.Acompositedrawingwouldbetakenfrom theireyewitnessaccountsofawhiteman,midtolatethirtiesinadarkwindbreakerwithapaunch andcrewcut.Butpolicedispatchradioedtwoofthefirstofficerswhoarrivedonthescene,Don FoukeandEricZelms,tolookforablacksuspectinthearea.Twoblocksfromthecrimescenethey cameuponamanwalkingupthesidewalk.Itremainsapointofsomecontroversywhetherthey stoppedandtalkedtohim,thoughFoukedeniestothisdaythattheencounterlastedmorethana secondortwoorthatanywordswereexchanged. WhenFoukeandZelmsreachedtheendoftheblock,atthecornerofJacksonandCherry,they wereflaggeddownbyArmondPelissetti,apatrolofficerwalkinginthedirectiontheyoung witnessesatthescenesaidthekillerfled.Heinformedthemthatthemantheywerelookingforwas white.Realizingtheymayhavejustletthekillergo,theyspedupArguelloandbackintothe Presidioinanattempttocutthemanoff.Itwastoolate.Hehaddisappeared.

ThreedayslateralettermarkedPleaseRushtoEditorarrivedattheChronicle,thereturn addresswasacrudelydrawnsymbolofthecrosshairsofagunsight;insidealetterandascrapof bloodiedgrayandwhitecloth.ItwasapieceofStinesshirt.

EXHIBIT 2 OCT. 13, 1969 LETTER & THE SCRAP OF STINES SHIRT

Moreletterswouldfollow.OnOct.22,acallwasmadetotheOaklandPoliceDepartment demandingthatrenownedAttorneyMelvinBelliappearontheJimDunbarmorningtalkshow.Belli showedup;sodidacaller.ButitwasnottheZodiac.ThecallwastracedtoNapaStateHospital;the callerwasamentalpatient. OnNov.8,1969ZodiacsenttheChronicleacard.Onthefrontwasadrawingofadripping wetfountainpenhangingbyathread.Insidewasacipherof340symbols20linesdeepandsigned withhisscrawledsymbol.Ithasneverbeendecoded.

EXHIBIT 3 NOV. 8 1969 UNDECODED 340 CIPHER CRYPTOGRAM

OnNov.9,theZodiacfollowedupwithhisseventhletter.Inthose7pages,heclaimedthat OfficersFoukeandZelmstalkedtohimthreeminutesafterheshotStine;thathehadkilled7people andthathewouldchangehiswayofcollectingslavesfortheafterlife. IshallnolongerannouncetoanyonewhenIcommitmymurders,theyshalllooklikeroutine robberies,killingsofangerandafewfakeaccidents,etc. Hewrotethathedidntleaveafingerprint,thatheonlyappearedlikethecompositewhenI domythingandthatheorderedhistoolstomakeabombthroughthemail. ..p.s.2copspulledagoofabut3minafterIleftthecab.Iwaswalkingdownthehilltothe parkwhenthiscopcarpulledup&oneofthemcalledmeover&askedifIsawanyoneacting supicisousorstrangeinthelast5to10min&saidyestherewasthismanwhowasrunningby waveingagun&thecopspeeledrubber&wentaroundthecornerasIdirectedthem&Idisappeared intotheparkablock&ahalfawaynevertobeseenagainHeypigdoesntitrileyouuptohave yournozerubedinyourbooboos? ..ThepolicecannevercatchmebecauseIhavebeentoocleverforthem.Thedeathmachine isalreadymade.. TothisdayDaveToschiisconvincedArthurLeighAllenistheZodiackiller. HisbrothercontactedmeafterhecalledandspoketosomeoftheofficersatVallejo.His sisterinlawbelieveditwashim.BillandIwenttoseehimwithJackMulanaxattherefinerywhere heworked.Hewaswearingawatchhismothergavehim.Iaskedtoseeit.ItwasaZodiacwatch withthesamesymbolonitusedintheletters.Hehadabasementapartmentinhismothershouse. TheZodiacwroteaboutabasementwherehemadebombs.Notmanydwellingshadabasementin theareabackthen.Therewassomuchthatpointedtohim,the(military)bootsthekillerworeat Berryessa,thewindbreakersinhiscloset.Whenweconductedoursearchofhistrailerhe rememberedmefromtherefinery.Butwejustcouldntgetenoughevidencetogetthesearch warrantsweneededattherighttimefromtheD.A.untilthetrailer.Wehadtohavehisbrother collectevidenceforuswhenhewentofftoschoolandthatisnottheoptimumway.Ourhandswere tied. Intheend,saysToschi,afterallthethousandsofsuspectsandallthepeopleinvolvedin investigatingthecase,itreallycamedowntoBillandIontheZcase.Thatswhatwecalledit.Then thekillerwentunderground. Whenhelooksbackonit,ToschisaysZwasthefirstmultijurisdictionalpoliceinvestigation inCalifornia.Beforethiscase,therewasnoorganizedeffortbetweendepartmentsasaruleandI thinkBillandImighthavesteppedonsometoesbecausewepushedhard.Butthiskillerhad becometheZodiacKiller.Wejustwantedtosolveitandmoveon. FincherfoundToschiagenerousmanwhenitcametosharinginformationandhelping others.

Fischerwonders,WhatwasitlikeforDaveToschiandBillArmstrongthefirsttimethey lookedArthurLeighAllenintheeye?WhydidnttheyfeeltheneedtogiveDonCheney(Arthur LeighAllensformerroommateandinformant)apolygraph?Policework,astheyvebothsaidtous, hasalottodowithinstinct,withafeelingyougetbeinginaroomwithsomeone.Butultimately,its aboutsomethingmuchsimpler:whethertheevidenceisthere.Isthereacasethatwillgetpasta grandjurythattheDAcanthenwinincourt?Thatssomethingaboutrealpoliceworkthatwerarely seeinmovies.Thevillainisntalwaysgoingtogetcaught.DirtyHarrywontalwaysbethereto offervigilantestylejusticetoanappreciativecity.Thereisalinebetweenfactsandinstinct,between whatyouknowinyourheartandwhatyoucanprove,betweenjusticeandwhetherclosurecanexist whenthereisnojusticethatswhatZodiacisabout.Whatistheemotionaltruthofthiscasefor thepeoplewhoselivesitchanged,forsomewhovebeenabletofindclosureandforotherswhoare stillhauntedbyamysterytheyknowintheirheartmayneverbesolved? In1992,authoritieswerereviewingnewevidencetheyhadcollectedagainstAllen,including bombsseizedfrombeneathhisFresnoStreethome,MikeMageausidentificationofhim,anda polygraphtestgiventoDonCheney,themanwhofirstimplicatedAllen,whichdemonstratedthathe wastellingthetruth.Thisevidencewouldhaveformedthebasisforadecisiontobemadebythe SolanoCountyDistrictAttorney:whetherornottofileagainstAllenandarresthimforthemurders attributedtoZodiacinthecityofVallejoandSolanoCounty.OnAugust28,1992,beforethat decisioncouldbemade,ArthurLeighAllendroppeddeadofaheartattackinhisFresnoStreethome.

InthemeantimetheZcaseremainsopenandthekillerforallintentsandpurposesisstill outthere.

THEAWEOFIRRESOLUTION Forafilmthatwasnevermeanttohaveasignaturescore,musicwascriticaltothetellingof Zodiac. Itwasmeanttohaveonlyvintagemusic,40signpoststhatwouldkeeptrackoftheZodiac storyspanningnearlyfourdecades.Theywouldattimesserveasaninterludetoacontinuumofthe story,whenthekillerwentunderground. Butitwasnotenough. TheobsessivenaturethattakesoverwithanyaspectoftellingthestoryofZodiachad permeatedthemixsomethingelsewasneeded. Itwasntuntilwegottothesecondandthirdacts,whenwerealizedwehadtotakethe emotionalpartofthefilmtoanotherlevel,explainsSoundDesignerRenKlyce.Firstitwas10 minutes,then20,thenmoreandtherewasnobudgetforascore,onlyforthe40copyrightsfromthe 1960sthroughthelate1980s.Itwasntuntilhepulledtogetherthetemptrack,usingpiecesfrom

FrancisFordCopollasTheConversationandAlanPakulasAllthePresidentsMenthathe knew.HewantedDavidShire,composerofboth.Thisisafilmaboutlosingyourlifeinamystery thatcantbesolved,anditsanewspaperstory,addsKlyce.Eventhoughthestudiowasgettinga senseweneededascore,Isortofhadtodothisundertheradar.DespitethefactthatKlyceand Fincherhadbeenfriendssincetheywere18andhehascomposed,editedorservedassound designeroneveryoneofFinchersfilms,becauseascorehadnotbeenbudgetedforZodiac.I knewmyheadwasonthechoppingblock. Fincherknewthe70yearoldShirewasatalentedcomposer.HetrustedKlycescertainty. ButatfirstIwasntsureIwantedascoreandIknewthatIdidntwantadirge,Ididntwanttoape anythingdonebefore,Finchersays. FincherwasconsistentinthatdeferencetoPakulas1976Oscarnomineethroughoutthe makingofZodiac.IrememberDavidsaidfromthebeginning`Idontwanttomakeanother serialkillermovie.Iwanttomakethelastserialkillermovie.Andontheotherhand,hesaid`itis notreallyaserialkillermovieitisreallyanewspaperstory,saysFischer.Themodelheheldup wasAllthePresidentsMen,whichwasalsoatruestoryaboutarealevent,realpeople.Fincher isquicktonote,AllthePresidentsMeniscertainlymuchmorehighmindedjournalism.But,itis thestoryofareporterdeterminedtogetthestoryatanycostandonewhowasnewtobeingan investigativereporter.Itwasallabouthisobsessiontoknowthetruth. Shirecomposed27minutesofmusicthatplaysthroughoutthefilm.Muchofitplaysonthe escalatingpressureanddiscordbetweenpoliceandthepressanundercurrent,Finchersays,that hadtoplaycarefully. Thefirstchordyouhearisanunresolvednote,saysShire.Thereare12signsoftheZodiac andthereisawayofusingatonalandtonalmusic.Soweused12tones,neverrepeatinganyofthem butmanipulatingthem.Wewerelookingforpatternstoplayoffthefeelingofthestoryitself,the patternsofaserialkiller. Shirestroveforasubtlesuspensescorethatwasdrivingbutnotinanovertway.They wantedthescoretoaddanotherdimensiontothepicture.Themusicisnotjustaboutthescenebut aboutgettinginsidethecharactersheartsandminds.Iwasthinkingabouttheinstrumentstosortof representthecharacters.ThetrumpetwasToschi,thesolopianowasGraysmithandthedissonant stringsweretheserialkillerZodiac. ShiredrewhisinspirationfromAmericanComposerCharlesIves1906masterworkThe UnansweredQuestion.Themultilayeredpieceinvolvesthescoringforastringquartet,a woodwindquartetandasolotrumpeteachlayerwithitsowntempoandkey.Ivescalledita cosmiclandscapewiththestringsrepresentingTheSilencesoftheDruidswhoKnow,Seeand HearNothing.ThetrumpetasksThePerennialQuestionofExistencesixseparatetimesandeach timethewoodwindsseekTheInvisibleAnswerbuteventuallyabandontheeffortinfrustration. ComposerLeonardBernsteinascribedthewoodwindseffortasrepresentingourhumaneffortsthat

growincreasinglyimpatientanddesperatetoanswertheunanswerable,untilfinallyalleffortslose meaning.Intheend,onlytheSilencesholdtheanswer. Thiswholemovieisanunansweredquestion,saysShire.Evenattheendyoudontgetthe answer100percent;evenaftermorethan20yearsandstillyouquestion.Thereisthisaweof irresolutionaboutit. Thatsenseandtensionofuncertaintywasheightenedbytheinclusionofastylethatisa favoriteofKlycemusiqueconcrte.InventedbyPierreSchaefferin1939,itisaFrenchtermthat describeselectronicmusiccomposedofinstrumentalandnaturalsoundsalteredanddistortedinthe recordingprocess.ItwouldlaterinfluencesuchcontemporarymusiciansasFrankZappa,The BeatlesintheirsongRevolution9andPinkFloydsBikefromtheiralbumTheDarkSideofthe Moon. Iwasreallyintothisstyleoftheseguysfromthe`20s,`30sand`40swhokindofredefined sound,saysKlyce.Itskindoflikechoppinguppiecesoftapedmusic,throwingitupintheairand thensplicingthepiecestogether,justanaloguetapingandsplicing. ShiretookhiscuefromKlyce.Musiqueconcrtereallyconsistsoftexturesoftherealsounds oftheworldthatyoumakeintosortofatexturalbedthatrunsunderascene.SoItriedtocomeup withascorethatworkedintandemwithit. Intheend,thescoreheardinthefilmwasperformedbythe54pieceSanFranciscoOrchestras stringsectionandrecordedatSkywalkerSound. Sincethebasicemotionattheheartofthisfilmisobsession,myhopeisthemusiccaptured it,saysShire.Itcapturedhis.

PUSHINGTHEPARADIGM

OneofthegreatthingsaboutworkingwithdirectorslikeDavidwhoaresocreativeisthat yougettolearnalot.Yougettoseewhattheyreupto,whattheyretrying.Theyrealwaysdoing somethinginnovative,somethingyoucanlearnfrom,saysMesser.NoonewasgoingtotellDavid no.Weallwantedtounderstandhowitworked. ItistheThomsonViperFilmstreamCamera,ahighdefinition(HD)videocamerathat marksitsdebutasthedirectorscameraofchoiceforastudiofeaturefilminZodiac.Previouslyit hadbeenusedincommercialsandonsmallerfilms,mainlyforeign.Basicallyitisnoncompressed videothatusesambientlightmoreeffectively. IchosetheViperbecauseIwantedtoseeifitwasproperlynurturedwhatitcoulddo,says Fincher.Ihadshotcommercialswithitbutneverafeature.Ifeltitwastimetotryit.Ilikedthe processofworkingdigitallyandIdidntlikewaitinguntilthenextdaytoseewhatIhadshot.

SupervisingEngineerWayneR.Tidwell,whopreviouslyworkedasFinchersvideoassiston TheGame,FightClubandThePanicRoom,istheonlymemberofFinchersZodiacteam whohadworkedwiththeVipersystembefore.TidwellwasFinchersdatacaptureengineeronfive commercialsFinchershotforNike,HewlettPackard,HeinekenandLexusallsmallerprojects,all allowinghimtogetcomfortablewiththeequipment,toweedouttheglitchesandkeepthegood. ThethingaboutDavidFincheristheresverylittlevaguerywithhim,saysTidwell.He knowswhathewants.Insteadofwatchingdailiesalldaylongwereviewingfullresolutioninthe camera,instantly.Anditisthenegative,notavideoregeneration.Itisthemasterfootagethelight digital,theshadowdigital,youseeitontheset.Therearenocolorcorrections.Youtaketheraw datatopostproduction.Tidwellsjobasdatacaptureengineerwascapturingthatdataontothe harddrivewithadigitalfieldrecordermadebyS.TwoCorp. Fincherisfamiliarwiththelongstandingargumentthatfilmhasahigherqualitylook. But,Idontthinkthereisanissueoflesserqualitywithdigitalthatalotofpeoplesaythereis. Idontthinkanaudienceisgoingtobeabletotellthedifferenceinitbeingshotdigitallyoronfilm, Finchersays.ThatisnottosayIwouldnevershootfilm.Therearetimeswhenyoudo.Idont thinkIwouldgototheHimalayaswiththeViper,orthedesert,orthejungleanyplacewith extremetemperatures.Thisequipmentisfairlynewanditsnotthatitrequiresacleanroom,itsjust thatyouknowforcertainthatfilmisgoingtowithstandthestressesofworkinginlessthanideal circumstances.And,headds,Ithinkcostsavingsinthefuturewillgrowasweperfecttheprocess. Tidwellsaysitalreadyhas.Wehadconcernsabouttherobustnessoftheequipment.What wefoundisthatwehadfarlessequipmentfailurethanonafilmset.Alltotalwemayhavehad maybe1to1hoursoflostordowntime,herecalls.Withfilmyouhavecamerajamsand sometimeswhenyoureshootingthefilmnegativeyoullfindhairsinthegateorascratchonthe negative.Withthisthereisnogateorfilmnegativetodamagebecausetheimagedatagoesdirectly totheharddrive. DuringthethreeyearsFincherandTidwellwereworkingwiththeViperoncommercials, Finchercameupwithanothercostsavingaspectforfilmmakers.Itisatimesavingfeaturecalledthe autoslate.Thefirst5framesofeachtakehasavisualslate,justlikethephysicalslatethestickyou hitatthe(beginning)ofeveryscene.Thatprocesstakestime,quiteanumberofsecondsanditadds up.Withtheautoslate,thecameramarksitandhitsit.Considerittakesabout10secondsmultiply thatby250to500takesadaythatweveeliminated.Timeismoney.ThatwasDavidsidea,his visionandhehadityearsagodoingcommercials.Hemadeitworkforthis. Buttheingenuitydidntstopthere.FincherbrokegroundwithhiseditingprocessusingFinal CutPro. TheeditingprocesswithFinalCutProwasjusttheideaofusingofftheshelfMac technology,Finchersays.Basically,IwasreallyangryatAVIDbecausetheywerentreally

respondingtowhatfilmmakersneeded.Theydidntseemtocare.Theywerecavalieraboutit.And Applegotintothissideofthebusinessandbuiltthisreallygreatsystemthatworks.Itissimpleand directanditcutcosts. FromEditorAngusWallsperspective,thistechnologymakesaneditoralmostentirelyself reliantanditisgreat,somuchmoreefficient.Itissimplerbecauseyourepluggedintothe productiondaytoday.Andtheresnochemicalwastelikeyouhavewithfilmandthatsimportant. Wehavehadsomuchinterestfromyoungfilmmakersonhowweusedthisequipment.Onewoman fromAmericanSamoamakingadocumentarywantedtoknowallabouttheequipmentusedandthe process. Specifically,theequipmentusedinshootingZodiacincluded:HDtofilmout;2Thomson ViperFilmstreamcameras;EachcamerarecordsintoSTwoD.Magdigitalfieldrecorder;2xBack Focusers;2xAstroHD6onboardmonitors;and8x29volt18amplithiumbatteries.Basicsupport: cliponmatteboxes/followfocus/baby/standardtripods/hi/lowhats/;2xOConnorUltimate2575 FluidHeads;and1xLambdaHead.Basicfilterpack:NDs/Polas/opticalFLAs/Tiff Diffusions/Dioptors/.LensesareallZeissdigitalprimes:5mmt1.9;7mmt1.6;10mmt1.6;14mmt1.6; 20mmt.1.6;28mmt1.6;40mmt1/6;70mmt1.6closefocus;and2xZeiss624mmzoomt1.9. DirectorofPhotographyHarrisSavides,ASC,explainedthetechnicalitiesofhowthe equipmentworks: TheViperisahighdefinition(HD)videocamerathatcapturesdatarawmeaningthe cameraoutputstheimagedataoffthesensorchipswithoutmodification.HDsensorchipsgenerate tremendousamountsofdata.Initially,hecontinues,HDcamerasrecordedtotapeamedium thatcannotsupportHDshighdatarate.Cameramanufacturersdecidedtoaddressthisdrawbackby compressingthedataandreducingthedataratethatthetapemechanismcanhandle.Whenthedata iscompressed,decisionsaboutcolorbalance,contrast,brightness,etcmustbemadeduringthe compressionprocess.Oncethesedecisionsaremadeandtheresultscompressed,anysubsequent modificationsdegradesimagequality.Ineffect,thefilmmakersmustlivewithwhatwasrecordedto tape.TheViperrepresentsadrasticdeparturefromthisparadigm.Ratherthanmakingimage processingdecisionsandthencompressingthedata,Viperonlycapturesthedataandoutputsthe unmodified,unprocesseddata.Withoutanonboardrecordingdevice,theViperdependsonan externalrecordingdevice.Filmmakerscanopttorecordtoataperecorder,liketheSonyHDCAM tapesystem.Inthisinstance,imagedecisionswouldbemadeandthedatawouldbecompressed. However,withtheavailabilityofSTwodigitalfieldrecordersandThomsonsVenomdatarecorders, filmmakerscanchoosetocapturetherawdata.Theserecordersarehighcapacity,highspeed recordersthatareabletohandletheHDdatauncompressed.Asaresult,filmmakerscanmodifythe dataasmuchastheywishwithoutdegradingtheimage.Plus,filmmakershaveaccesstothefull rangeofimagecontrolsavailablefrompostproductiontoolsratherthanbeinglimitedbythein cameraimagecontrols.

SavidespreviouslyworkedwithFincheronSe7enandTheGame.Likethedirector,he says,Itendtokeepthingsontheedge.Indeed.SavidesshotthecreditsonFinchersSe7en creditsthatpushedtheparadigmtotheedgeandinfluencedthelookofcreditsonotherfilmsfor yearstocome. Ifpeopleonlyknew,jokesSavides.Itwassomuchfun.Wewerejustplayingaroundwith thecamera.Itwasaboutatwodayprocess.Wewerejustscrewingaroundwiththesebroken mirrors.IdidthisjobwherethereweremirrorsandIthoughtwhynot!Weweregoofinaround. Therewasasequencewherewestarteddoingthesecloseupsofastringtiedaroundaguysfinger reallytight,tryingtomakeitscaryandintense.Istartedlaughingsohardthecamerastartedshaking andwejustwentwithit!Andthatshowwecameupwiththatjaggedimagemovingeffect!Itis kindoffunnythatittookoff. SowhenFincherbroachedSavidesabouttakingashotattheViper,Savideswasgame.The thingabouttheViperisthatyourelightingwithoutmeters,explainsSavides.Withlightingitisall aboutplacementoflightandshadow.TherearecertaintoleranceswithfilmandIkindofknow whereitisgonnago.WhatsinterestingaboutthisisthatIstilldontknowinsomewayshowit reacted.WhatscoolabouttheViperisthecameradoesnthaveanycompressionissues.Andthe onedisadvantage,henotes,isshootinginhighlight,whenyouareshootingagainstthesunor lightinwindows,itcanthandleabacklitsituationaswellasfilm.Itsjustoneoftheproblems inherentinadigitalcamera. Savidesisworkingontwoupcomingfeatures,bothshotusingfilm.Tocomparethe experienceofshootingwiththeVipertofilmislikecomparingapplesandoranges,hesays.This wasanewchallengeforme.Wehadtoworkwithrawimages. Andthat,saysWall,wastheplus.Youknow,thiswholeprocessisjustbeginningandIthink welllookbackonthisinafewyearsandbeamazedathowfarwevecomefromthispoint.Ido thinkthisishowmoviesaregoingtobemadeinthefuture.

SHOOTINGZODIAC TheoldChroniclenewsroomwasacityblocklong.Everythingwasauthenticthelightfixtures,old typewriters,themolding,theUshapedcopydesk.Everythingworkedoldphones,drinkingfountains, elevatorsandpneumaticmailtubestations.ThedeskdrawerswereevenstockedwithChroniclenotepadsand Eaglepencils.Yetwhowouldknowthedifferencealltheseyearslaterifthosedetailswerewrong?David Fincherwould. AuthorRobertGraysmith. ThelookofZodiachadasingularmandaterestraint. Althoughitisaperiodfilm,severalperiodsinfact,Ididntwantpasticheorearly`70skitsch. NotStarskyandHutch,notsomuchharvestgoldandavocadoappliancesorhomagetoPeterMax, saysFincher.ButIwantedittobetrueandthatmeant,surroundingsinformedbyoldersiblings,a

worldthatwouldreflecttheirparentstimeaswellintermsofthehousestheygrewupin.Things carrieddownovergenerationsmostofushave.YoucanseethatcertainlyinRobertsbachelorpad.I supposetherecouldhavebeenmoreVWbugsbutIthinkwhatweshowisaprettygood representationofthetime.Itisnottechnicallyperfect.Therearesomeflawsbutsomeareintended. Youwilldefinitelyknowitfromthemusic. FischersaidfiveweeksofthefilmsproductionwasshotintheBayarea,therestinLos Angeles.HecreditsProducerCenChaffinwithasmoothrun.Cenmanagedanincredibly complex,100dayplusproductionbetweentheBayareaandLosAngelesandbroughtitinunder budget.Shesoneofthebestlineproducersinthebusiness,Fischersays.Shesabletostrikethat finebalanceofgettingthedirectorwhathewantswhilemanagingthefinancialneedsofthepicture, andallthewhilemaintainingtherespectandadmirationofthecrew. InLosAngeles,theSanFranciscoChroniclewasbuiltintheoldPostOfficeintheTerminal AnnexBuildingdowntown.AbuildingonSpringStreetsubbedfortheHallofJusticeandSFPD. SincetheBlueRockSpringsgolfcourseiscompletelydifferenttodaythanitwasin1969,othersites outsideofL.A.wereused.Vallejohasalsochangeddramaticallysosomeofthesceneswereshotin Downeytosimulateit.IntheBayarea,theproductionfilmedforfiveweeks. ProductionDesignerDonaldGrahamBurtsaysoneofthecostliestsetsonlocationwasLake BerryessawhereShepherdandHartnellwereattacked.Whenwegotthere,therewasalittlespitof landlikealittlepeninsulathatjuttedoutintothewater.Theoaktreesthekillerhidbehindwere gone.Wehadtohelicopterintwohugeoakstrees.Wedrilledholesinapieceofthelandand hauledinsomewatersotheywouldntdie.Wesetthemupfor3or4daysbeforefilmingknowing theywouldonlyhaveafewdays,Burtsays.Wereallyreconstructedthatfromphotographstaken ofthesiteduringtheday. Fischersaysthetreeswerecriticaltothestory,becausetheZodiachidbehindthoseoaksand Ceciliasawhimthere.TheyweresomekindofprotectedCaliforniaoak!Itwasanexpensiveprop. Asforwardrobe,GraysmithprovidedCostumeDesignerCaseyStormwithphotographsfrom the60sand70s,probablytakenbythepapersstaffphotographer.Becausealotofthepeoplein thisstoryarestillaliveitwasveryimportanttomakethemfeelcomfortablewithhowweportrayed themthen.Actually,Iveneverdoneafilmwithsomanyreallifeindividuals.Withthelookoverall wetriedtokeepitrealbecauseitisaboutreportersandcopsandtheyarentnecessarilyknownfor beingoverlystylistic. Stormsaysheusedpolicephotosofthemurderedvictimsclothing.Weduplicatedtheexact garmentDarleneFerrinwore,abluetanktopjumpsuit.Wescannedtheimageandmadethefabric fromscratch,Stormsays.Theressomethingalittlemorbidaboutitbutatthesametimebecause wearedealingwithatruestory,itwasimportanttoFincherthatwebesensitivetothefactsand thoseinvolved.Onevictimwhosurvivedtheattack,BryanHartnellhasacameoappearanceinthe

film,henotes.HeplaysadetectiveintheHallofJusticeandheswearinggraypantsandatweed coat. Savidessaysthepaletteandthelookofthefilmreflectedtheheightenedrealismbutnotina starkway.IhatetotalktoomuchaboutwhatthelookisbecausewhenIworkonamovieIliketolet peopletakeawayfromitwhattheywanttotakeaway.Thestorymandatesthelook.There definitelyweresomeinfluencesbutasinfluencesdotheykindoffadeawaywhenyoustartworking. Formeitwouldbethenaturalismof(photographers)WilliamEggleston,ToddHidoandSteven Shore. ForallintentsandpurposesDavidmadethefilmhewantedtomake.Itishisvision,says Medavoy.Althoughthefilmis2hoursand34minutes,tomethestoryissoengrossingyoudont reallynoticethetimebecauseyourewatchingthesecharacternevergiveupandyourideitwith them.Lengthtomehasalwaysbeenafunctionofinterest.Ifyoureinterestedyoudontnotice length. ProductionbeganSept.12,2005andwrappedinFebruary.BecauseDavidisamasterof storyandtechnologyandastrongvisualleader,theentireproductionwasawelloiledmachine, saysExecutiveProducerLouisPhillips. RobertGraysmithiswritingabookaboutthatwelloiledmachine: Itapedthematthemurdersiteswiththeoriginaldetectives,snappingpictureswith disposablecamerasandtakingadvantageofsuchaccesstoagreatdirectornotknownforgivingalot ofinterviews.Iwatchedthemfindanduncoverstartlingnewfacts.Theywererelentless.Mybook isabookinprogress.Itendswheremostbooksaboutfilmsbegin,withZodiacgreenlighted.Its calledShootingZodiac.

ABOUTTHECAST. AcademyAwardnominatedJAKEGYLLENHAAL(RobertGraysmith)has establishedhimselfasoneofthemostpromisingactorsofhisgeneration.Hispoignantanddiverse performanceshavegarneredtheattentionofaudiencesandcriticsalike. Winnerofthe2006BestSupportingActorawardsfromtheBritishAcademyofFilmand TelevisionArts(BAFTA)andtheNationalBoardofReview,GyllenhaalalsoearnedOscarandSAG nominationsforhispoignantperformanceinAngLeesBrokebackMountain. GyllenhaaliscurrentlyinproductiononGavinHoodsRendition,oppositeMerylStreep, AlanArkin,ReeseWitherspoonandPeterSarsgaard.ThefilmcentersonaCIAoperativeinthe MiddleEastwhoquestionshisassignmentafterobservingasecretpolicegrillingofasuspectina suicidebombing. OtherfilmcreditsincludeSamMendesJarhead,oppositeJamieFoxxandPeterSarsgaard; JohnMaddensProof,oppositeAnthonyHopkinsandGwynethPaltrow;MiguelArtetasThe GoodGirl,oppositeJenniferAnistonandJohnC.Reilly;BradSilberlingsMoonlightMile, oppositeDustinHoffmanandSusanSarandon;NicoleHolofcenersLovelyandAmazing, oppositeCatherineKeener:RichardKellysculthitDonnieDarko;andJoeJohnstonsOctober Sky,oppositeChrisCooperandLauraDern. OnstageGyllenhallstarredinKennethLonergansrevivalofThisIsOurYouth,opposite AnnaPaquinandHaydenChristensen.TheshowraninLondonsWestEndforeightweeksand garneredGyllenhaaltheEveningStandardTheaterAwardforOutstandingNewcomer.

MARKRUFFALO(InspectorDaveToschi)Withanexpansivelistofdiversefilmcredits, MarkRuffaloisoneofHollywoodsmostsoughtafteractors.Ruffalorecentlywrappedproduction onFocusFeaturesReservationRoad,oppositeJoaquinPhoenix.Thefilmisbasedonthebest sellingnovel,whichtellsthestoryoftwofathersonoppositesidesofahitandruncaraccident.He hasalsowrappedWheretheWildThingsAre,directedbySpikeJonze;andtheKennethLonergan directedfilmMargaret,withAnnaPaquinandMattDamon. ZodiacproducerPhoenixPictureshasannouncedthatthecompanyhaspurchasedthe rightstoTheBrassWallasastarringvehicleforRuffalo.Hewillplayanundercovercopwho infiltratestheLucchesicrimefamilyinNewYorktosolvethemurderofacityfirefighter. In2006,RuffalomadehisBroadwaydebutintheLincolnCenterTheatersrevivalofClifford OdetsAwakeandSing!RuffaloreceivedaTonyAwardnominationforhisperformanceinthe categoryBestFeaturedActorinaPlay.IntheDepressioneradrama,directedbyBartlettSher(The LightinthePiazza),RuffaloplayedaWorldWarIveteranwholostalegduringthewar.Thecast includedBenGazzara,ZoeWanamakerandLaurenAmbrose.

RuffalorecentlyappearedinAlltheKingsMen,withSeanPenn,KateWinsletandJude Law. RuffalostarredastheromanticleadoppositeReeseWitherspooninDreamworksJustLike Heaven.Priortothisrole,hewasseeninCollateral,oppositeTomCruiseandJamieFoxx.In Collateral,RuffaloplayedtheLAPDofficerinpursuitofTomCruiseshitmancharacter.Healso appearedinWeDontLiveHereAnymore,whichreceivedcriticalacclaimatthe2004Sundance FilmFestival.RuffalostarredoppositeNaomiWatts,PeterKrauseandLauraDernandalsoserved asanexecutiveproduceronthisdramathatexaminestheconsequencesofinfidelitythatbefalltwo marriages. RuffalowasseeninColumbia/Tristarsromanticcomedy13Goingon30,inwhichheco starredoppositeJenniferGarner.HewasalsoseeninEternalSunshineoftheSpotlessMind, oppositeJimCarrey,KirstenDunst,KateWinslet,ElijahWoodandTomWilkinson. In2003,RuffalowasseenoppositeMegRyaninJaneCampionsfilm,InTheCut.Thatsame year,heappearedintheindependentfilmMyLifeWithoutMe,writtenanddirectedbyIsabel CoixetandalsostarringSarahPolleyandScottSpeedman. Ruffaloearnedcriticalrecognitionin2000forhisroleinKennethLonergansYouCanCount onMe,oppositeLauraLinneyandMatthewBroderick.Forhisperformance,hewontheBestActor Awardatthe2000MontrealFilmFestivalandtheNewGenerationAwardfromtheLosAngelesFilm CriticsAssociation.TheMartinScorseseproducedfilmreceivedrecognitionfromcriticsnationwide andwasespeciallywellreceivedatthe2000SundanceFilmFestival,winningtwoofthefestivalstop prizes. AdditionalfilmcreditsincludeTheLastCastle,Windtalkers,XX/XY,Committed, RideWiththeDevil,54,SafeMen,TheLastBigThing,FishintheBathtub,and Life/Drawing. Ruffalosactingrootslieinthetheater,wherehefirstgainedattentionstarringintheoff BroadwayproductionofThisisOurYouth,writtenanddirectedbyKennethLonergan,forwhich hewonaLucilleAwardforBestActor.Ruffalohaswonseveralawardsforotherperformances, includingaDramalogueAwardandtheTheaterWorldAward.In2000,RuffalowasseenintheOff BroadwayproductionTheMomentWhen,aplaybyPulitzerPrizeandTonyAwardwinnerJames Lapine. Awriter,directorandproduceraswell,Ruffalocowrotethescreenplayfortheindependent filmTheDestinyofMartyFine,whichwasthefirstrunnerupinthe1995SlamdanceFilmFestival inParkCity,Utah.Additionally,hehasdirectedseveralplaysandoneacts.In2000,hedirected TimothyMcNeilsoriginalplayMargaretattheHudsonBackstageTheatreinLosAngeles. HistelevisioncreditsincludeUPNsTheBeat,adramaticseriescreatedbyAcademy AwardwinnerBarryLevinsonandEmmyAwardwinnerTomFontana,OntheSecondDayof ChristmasandTNTsHoudini:Believe.

RuffaloresidesinLosAngeles.

ROBERTDOWNEYJR.(PaulAvery)hasevolvedintooneofthemostrespectedactorsin Hollywood.DowneyreceivedanAcademyAwardnominationandwontheBAFTA(British AcademyAward)BestActorforhisperformanceinthetitleroleofChaplin,releasedin1992. DowneywasrecentlyseeninFur,oppositeNicoleKidmaninafilminspiredbythelifeof DianeArbus,thereveredphotographerwhoseimagescapturedattentionintheearly1960s.Healso appearedinAGuidetoRecognizingYourSaints,basedonthenovelbyDitoMontiel,costarring RosarioDawson,whichhealsohelpedproduce. Downeywasseenasarotoscoped(liveactionderivedanimation)versionofhimselfinthe 2006summerhitAScannerDarkly,basedonthebookbyPhilipKDick.DirectedbyRichard Linklater,thefilmcostarsKeanuReeves,WinonaRyderandWoodyHarrelsonplayingcharacters livinginadrugfilled,paranoid,BigBrotherlikefuture. In2005,DowneywasintheAcademyAwardnominatedfilmGoodNightandGoodLuck, directedbyGeorgeClooney.HewasalsoseenintheactioncomedyKissKiss,BangBang,directed byShaneBlackandcostarringValKilmer. InOctober2003Downeywasseenintwoverydifferentfilms:TheSingingDetective,a musical/drama/remakeofthepopularBBChitofthesamename,featuringDowneysingingand dancingalongsideAdrienBrody,KatieHolmesandRobinWrightPenn;andGothika,starring HalleBerryandPenelopeCruz,inwhichDowneyplayedapsychiatristwhoworksinamental institution. Downeymadehisprimetimetelevisiondebutin2001whenhejoinedthecastoftheFoxTV seriesAllyMcBeal,playingtheroleofattorneyLarryPaul,winningtheGoldenGlobeAwardforBest PerformancebyanActorinaSupportingRoleinaSeries,MiniSeriesorMotionPictureMadefor Television,aswellastheScreenActorsGuildAwardforOutstandingPerformancebyaMaleina ComedySeries.Inaddition,DowneywasnominatedforanEmmyforOutstandingSupportingActorin aComedySeries. In2000,DowneycostarredwithMichaelDouglasandTobyMaguireinWonderBoys, directedbyCurtisHanson.Inthisdramaticcomedy,Downeyplayedtheroleofabisexualliterary agent.InApril2000heappearedalongsideSteveMartinandEddieMurphyinthehitcomedy Bowfinger. InSeptemberof1999hestarredinBlackandWhite,writtenanddirectedbyJamesToback, alongwithBenStiller,ElijahWood,GabyHoffman,BrookeShieldsandClaudiaSchiffer.Blackand WhiteisaboutagroupofwhitehighschoolteensandtheirexcursionsintothelivesofHarlemsblack hiphopcrowd.InJanuaryof1999,heplayedthevillainoppositeAnnetteBeningandAidanQuinnin InDreams,directedbyNeilJordan In1998,DowneycostarredwithTommyLeeJonesandWesleySnipesin.U.S.Marshals,

directedbyStuartBaird;andwithHeatherGrahamandNatashaGregsonWagnerinthecritically acclaimedTwoGirlsandaGuy,directedbyJamesToback,. In1997,DowneywasseeninRobertAltmansTheGingerbreadMan,starringwithKenneth Branagh,DarylHannahandEmbethDavitz;andinOneNightStand,directedbyMikeFiggisand starringWesleySnipesandNastassjaKinski. HisotherfilmcreditsincludeRestoration,RichardIII,NaturalBornKillers,ShortCuts,, TheLastParty,Soapdish,AirAmerica,ChancesAre,TrueBeliever,JohnnyBeGood,Less ThanZero,ThePickupArtist,BacktoSchool,WeirdScience,Firstborn,andPound,in whichhemadehisfeaturefilmdebutandwhichwasdirectedbyRobertDowneySr. OnNov.23,2004,RobertDowneyJr.releasedhisdebutalbumcalledTheFuturistontheSony ClassicsLabel.Thealbum,whichcontainseightoriginalsongs,showsoffhissultrysingingvoice..

ANTHONYEDWARDS(InspectorBillArmstrong)isprobablybestknownasDr.Mark GreeneonthehitseriesER.Forhisportrayaloftheoverworked,butdedicatedemergencyroom doctor,EdwardshasreceivedfourEmmynominationsforOutstandingLeadActorinaDrama Series.EdwardshaswonthreeScreenActorsGuildAwards(OutstandingPerformancebyaMale ActorinaDramaSeriesin1996andBestEnsembleCastin1998and1999.)HewontheGoldenGlobe Awardin1998. OtherrecentcreditsincludeThunderbirds,thePolishbrothersNorthforkforParamount ClassicsandDontGoBreakingMyHeart,whichheexecutiveproducedinassociationwithhis productioncompanyAviatorFilms.ThecompanyalsoproducedtheNBCtelefilmBorderline, starringSherryStringfeld. Edwardshasstarredinmorethan20features,includinghismemorableturnasGooseinthe blockbusterfeatureTopGun.Otherfeaturefilmcreditsinclude;PlayingbyHeart,TheClient, MiracleMile,Mr.North,Hawks,PetSemetaryII,DeltaHeat,Landslide,TheSure Thing,Gotcha,RevengeoftheNerds,HeartLikeaWheelandFastTimesatRidgemont High. EdwardsmadehisfilmdirectorialdebutwithCharleysGhostStory,amoderndayMark TwainadaptationstarringCheechMarinandLindaFiorentino. IndirectcontrasttohisERrole,EdwardsstarredoppositeEricRobertsinHallmark Entertainmentstelefilm,InColdBlood.BasedupontrueeventsdocumentedinTrumanCapotes classicbook,thefilmtellsthestoryoftwomalevolentcriminalswhobrutallymurderaKansasfarm family,andtheinvestigationwhichultimatelyleadstotheirexecution.DirectedbyJonathanKaplan, EdwardsportrayedtheinfamousDickHickcock. Othertelevisioncreditsincludehisrecurringroleasahyperallergiclawyerforcedtoliveina bubbleonthecriticallyacclaimedseriesNorthernExposure.Healsostarredintheseries,ItTakes Two,oppositeRichardCrenna,PattyDukeandHelenHunt.Edwardswasalsoseeninthe

ShowtimespecialSexualHealing,forwhichhewonaCableAceBestActornomination,aswellas thetelefilmsElDiablo,HometownBoyMakesGood,GoingfortheGold:TheBillJohnson Story,HighSchoolUSAandTheKillingofRandyWebster. BornandraisedinSantaBarbara,California,Edwardsistheyoungestoffivechildren.He developedhisloveofactingviaexposuretolivetheaterandbytheageof16hadappearedindozens ofmusicalsandplays. EdwardsisphilanthropicallyinvolvedwithProjectAngelFood,CureAutismNow(CAN)and theLosAngelesYouthNetwork,ashelterforthehomelessyouthinHollywood.

BRIANCOX(MelvinBelli)isanawardwinningactorofthestage,screenandtelevision.A veteranofmorethan50featurefilms,herecentlycostarredinRyanMurphysRunningWith Scissors,WoodyAllenscriticallyacclaimedMatchPoint,WesCravensacclaimedRedEyeand inthehitactionthrillersequelTheBourneSupremacy,reprisingtherolehefirstplayedinthe2002 blockbusterTheBourneIdentity.HerecentlycostarredinthethirdseasonoftheHBOhitoriginal seriesDeadwoodandspenteightmonthsinLondonsWestEndinTomStoppardsRocknRoll.

CoxearnedAFIandIndependentSpiritAwardnominationsforhisworkinthecritically hailedindependentfilmL.I.E.,andalsosharedinaScreenActorsGuild(SAG)Awardnomination forthecastofSpikeJonzesAdaptation.HislonglistoffilmcreditsincludesTroy,X2,25th Hour,TheRing,TheRookie,TheAffairoftheNecklace,ForLoveoftheGame, Rushmore,DesperateMeasures,TheBoxer,KisstheGirls,Braveheart,RobRoy, HiddenAgendaandNicholasandAlexandra.HewasalsothefirsttoplayDr.HannibalLecter onscreeninMichaelMannsManhunter. Ontelevision,CoxdeliveredachillingportrayalofHermannGoeringintheminiseries Nuremberg,forwhichhewonanEmmyAwardandwasnominatedforGoldenGlobeandSAG Awards.HealsoearnedanEmmyAwardnominationforhisguestappearanceonthecomedyseries Frasier.Inaddition,Coxhasstarredinavarietyofnotabletelevisionprojects,bothintheUnited StatesandGreatBritain,includingBlue/Orange,Longitude,WitnessAgainstHitler, Grushko,SharpesEagle,SharpesRifles,SixCharactersinSearchofanAuthor,The CloningofJoannaMay,TheLostLanguageofCranes,MurderbyMoonlight,Florence NightingaleandKingLear. BorninScotland,CoxtrainedattheLondonAcademyofMusicandDramaticArtsandhas appearedindozensofplaysonthestagesofLondon,NewYorkandScotland.Repeatedlyhonored forhisworkinthetheater,CoxwonOlivierAwardsforhisperformancesinRatintheSkulland TitusAndronicus;BritishTheatreAssociationDramaAwardsforBestActorforhisworkinThe

TamingoftheShrewandStrangeInterlude;andtheLucilleLortelAward,aswellasDramaDesk andOuterCriticsCirclenominations,forSt.Nicholas. Inaddition,CoxhashelmedstageproductionsofILoveMyLife,Mrs.Warrens Profession,ThePhilanderer,TheMasterBuilderandRichardIII.Hemadehistelevision directorialdebutonthecriticallyacclaimedHBOprisondramaOz. Aprolificwriter,Coxhasauthoredtwononfictionbooks:TheLearDiariesandSalemto Moscow:AnActorsOdyssey.HehascontributedtotheNewYorkTimesArts&Leisuresection,and haswrittenarticlesforanumberofotherpublications. Atthebeginningof2003,CoxcontributionstotheartswerehonoredbyQueenElizabethII, whonamedhimaCommanderoftheBritishEmpire.In2006,EmpireMagazine(UK)honoredhis filmachievementswiththeEmpireIconAward.

ELIASKOTEAS(Sgt.JackMulanax)wascastearlyinhiscareerbydirectorFrancisFord CoppolainGardensofStoneandTucker.KoteasthenlandedaroleinPeterMastersonsFull MooninBlueWaterandwaslaterchosenfortheleadroleinRogerCardinalsexplosiveMalarek, playingtruelifeinvestigativejournalistVictorMalarek.HishauntingperformanceearnedKoteas thefirstoftwoGenieAwardnominations(CanadasOscar)forBestActor. KoteasbrokeoutasaninternationalsensationafterhisstarringroleinCrash,David Cronenbergshighlycontroversialexplorationofsexualprovocationandalienationwhichwas awardedaspecialprizeatthe1996CannesFilmfestival.Koteashasworkedonseveraloccasions withoneofCanadasmostaccomplisheddirectorialexports,AtomEgoyan,starringinThe Adjuster,Exotica,forwhichhegarneredaGenienominationforBestSupportingActor,and Ararat,forwhichhewontheGenieforBestSupportingActor. KoteasalsoreceivednoticeforhisrolesinStevenShainbergsHitMe,amodernnoir adaptationofJimThompsonsASwellLookingBabe;Gattaca,starringUmaThurman,EthanHawke andJudeLaw;GregoryHoblitssupernaturalthrillerFallen,oppositeDenzelWashington;Bryan SingersAptPupil;LivingOutLoud,withHollyHunterandDannyDeVito;TerrenceMalicks AcademyAwardnominatedfilmTheThinRedLine;Novocaine,withSteveMartinandHelena BonhamCarter;HarrisonsFlowers,withAndieMacDowellandAdrienBrody;andTheGreatest GameEverPlayed,directedbyBillPaxton. HisupcomingfeaturesincludeAntoineFuquasShooter,JamesIsaacsSkinwalkersand Chronicles,directedbyDavidFincher. KoteastelevisioncreditsincludeUSANetworksEmmynominated,Traffic:TheMini Series,theHBOoriginalmovieShotintheHeart,inwhichheplaysnotoriousmurdererGary Gilmore,acostarringroleoppositeJohnTurturroandMaryLouiseParkerinHBOsSugartime, andHortonFootessearingfamilialdramaTheHabitationofDragons.

Koteashasstarredinnumeroustheaterproductions,includingPaulaVogelsHotN ThrobbingattheSignatureTheatre,KissoftheSpiderWomanattheYaleRepertoryTheatreand TrueWestonBroadway,directedbyMatthewWarchus. KoteasisagraduateoftheAmericanAcademyofDramaticArtsandamemberofthe prestigiousActorsStudio.

CHLOSEVIGNY(Melanie)portrayedanuninanAfricanVillageravagedbyAIDSin3 Needles,writtenanddirectedbyThomFitzgerald.LucyLiuandStockardChanningalsostarred. SevignyplaysoneofthreepolygamistwivesinmoderndayUtahinthecriticallyacclaimed HBOseriesBigLove,producedbyTomHanksandGaryGoetzmansPlaytoneEntertainment.Bill Paxton,JeanneTripplehornandHarryDeanStantonalsostar. ShewasrecentlyseeninSisters,aremakeoftheBrianDePalmahorrorfilm,directedby DouglasBuckandproducedbyEdPressman.Lying,writtenanddirectedbyM.Blash,madeits debutatthe2006CannesFilmFestivalintheDirectorsFortnight.SevignystarswithJenaMalone andLeeleeSobieski. Sevignywasalsoseenin:JimJarmuschsBrokenFlowers,oppositeBillMurray;Mrs. Harris,aboutthemurderofDr.HermanTarnower,founderoftheScarsdaleDiet;Dogville, oppositeNicoleKidman,JeremyDaviesandPaulBettany;thethrillerDemonLover,directedby OlivierAssayas,whichalsostarsConnieNielsonandCharlesBerling;ShatteredGlass,fromfirst timedirectorBillyRay,oppositeHaydenChristensen,SteveZahnandPeterSarsgaard;Party Monster,producedbyKillerFilmsanddirectedbyFentonBaileyandRandyBarbato,with MacaulayCulkin,SethGreen,NatashaLyonne,DylanMcDermottandMarilynManson;BoysDont Cry,fromKillerFilms,forwhichshereceivednominationsfortheAcademyAward,GoldenGlobe andSAGAward,wonIndependentSpiritandGoldenSatelliteAwardsandwashonoredbythe NationalSocietyofFilmCriticsaswellastheLosAngeles,BostonandChicagoFilmCritics Associations;AMapoftheWorld,withSigourneyWeaverandJulianneMoore;American Psycho,basedonthecontroversialBretEastonEllisnovel,oppositeChristianBale;Julien:Donkey Boy,animprovisationalprojectproducedwithintheDogme95filmmakingguidelines;Trees Lounge,fromdirectorSteveBuscemi;Gummo,onwhichshealsodesignedcostumes;TheLast DaysofDisco,directedbyWhitStillman;andKids,thehighlyacclaimedandcontroversialLarry Clarkfeaturewhichmarkedherfilmdebut.

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DAVIDFINCHER(Director)madehisfeaturefilmdebutin1992withAlien3.In1995,he directedSe7en,therelentlesslygrimandcynicalstoryoftwodetectives(playedbyBradPittand MorganFreeman)trackingdownaserialkillerwhobaseshiskillingsonthesevendeadlysins. ScreenwriterAndrewKevinWalkersoriginalgrislydetectivestorywasaboxofficesuccess,grossing morethan$300millionworldwide.Thefilmsinnovativeapproach,titleandcreditsequenceswould influenceotherfilmstofollowinthethriller,crimeandsuspensegenres. TwoyearslaterFincherdirectedTheGame,starringMichaelDouglasandSeanPenn,adark adventurestoryfocusingonaclosedoffSanFranciscobusinessmanwhoreceivesanunusualgift fromhisyoungerbrotheragiftinwhichhebecomesanunwittingplayerinagamethattakesover hislife.In1999,hereteamedwithBradPittinFightClub,basedonthescreenadaptationof ChuckPalahniuksnovelabouttwomenwhoopenupaclubdevotedexclusivelytobareknuckles fightingformales.Thefilm,whichcostarredEdwardNortonandHelenaBonhamCarter,received strongreactionfromcriticsanddevelopedanundergroundfollowingmarkingitasoneofthe seminalfilmsofitstime. In2002,hedirectedThePanicRoom,starringJodieFoster,ForestWhitaker,Dwight YoakumandFightClubcollaboratorJaredLeto.Theboxofficehit,whichintroducedsome innovativeusesofcomputergraphics,centeredontheplightofasinglemotherandherdaughter hidinginasaferoomoftheirnewhouseascriminalsbrokeinbentonfindingamissingfortune. FincheriscurrentlydirectingParamountsTheCuriousCaseofBenjaminButton,adapted fromF.ScottFitzgeraldsshortstory,starringBradPittandCateBlanchett. BeforeFincherbegandirectingfeaturefilms,hecofoundedPropagandaFilmsin1986.

JAMESVANDERBILT(Screenwriter/Producer)optionedtherightstoRobertGraysmiths Zodiacandwrotethescreenplayadaptationonspecagamblethatpaidoffwithonlythree producedscriptstohiscredit.Theyoungscreenwriter,whomEsquireMagazinewouldcall fearless,producedthescriptwithZodiacproducerBradleyJ.Fischerafterthetwocollaborated onthethrillerBasic,Vanderbiltssecondproducedscript,directedbyJohnMcTiernanandstarring JohnTravoltaandSamuelL.Jackson. HewroteandcoproducedBasicin2003,thesameyearhewrotethehorrorfilmDarkness Falls,hisfirstproducedscreenplay,andTheRundown,anactionerdirectedbyPeterBerg, starringChristopherWalkenandTheRock. VanderbiltiscurrentlyadaptingformerterrorismczarRichardClarkesmemoirAgainstAll Enemies.HeiscollaboratingonceagainwithBergonTheLosers,anactionadventurefilmabout

ateamofCIAblackoperativeswhorootoutthosewhobetrayedandtargetedtheteamfor assassination. Hesoldhisfirstscreenplay,48HoursbeforegraduatingfromtheUniversityofSouthern CaliforniasFilmWritingProgram. HeisadescendentofCorneliusVanderbilt,ashippingandrailroadbaronwhobuilta businessempireinthe19thCentury.

ROBERTGRAYSMITH(Author)isthebestsellingauthorofZodiac,ZodiacUnmasked,The SleepingLady,TheMurderofBobCrane,onwhichthefilmAutoFocus,starringGregKinnear,was based,Unabomber:ADesireToKill,TheBellTower:ATrueDetectiveStoryofGaslitSanFranciscoand Amerithrax.Zodiacisnowin39thprintingandsoldover400millioncopiesworldwide;Zodiac Unmaskedisinitsseventhprinting. ThesixtimePulitzerPrizenomineeandwinnerofthe1973ForeignPressClubAwardand 1976WorldPopulationContestspent20yearsworkingfortheSanFranciscoChronicle,Oakland TribuneandStocktonRecordasanillustrator,nationallysyndicatedpoliticalcartoonistand journalist.HisworkhasappearedinTime,Newsweek,theNewYorkTimes,WashingtonPost, ChicagoTribuneandtheLosAngelesTimes.HehasbeeninterviewedabouthisworkbyU.S.News andWorldReport.HehasalsowrittenforUSAToday.Graysmithisrepresentedbyanoriginal cartoonintheSmithsonianInstituteandintheTruman,Nixon,ReaganandLBJPresidential Libraries.HissolarenergycartoonisintheofficeoftheCaliforniaGovernor. HisoriginalworkisinthepersonalcollectionsofHenryKissinger,JohnWayne,Joan CrawfordandPresidentsNixon,Ford,Carter,TrumanandReagan,SupremeCourtJusticeWilliam O.Douglas,JimmyDurante,SenatorPaulMcCloskey,SenatorJohnConnally,VicePresidentSpiro Agnew,SenatorBarryGoldwater,CaliforniaGovernorJerryBrown,GovernorRonaldReaganand thepublisherofTheNewYorkTimesPunchSchulzburger. GraysmithbeganhisnewspapercareerasacartoonistforJapansTachikawaMarauder, wherehedrewsportscartoons,acomicstripandcraftedafullpageillustratedcolumnfrom1958to 1959afterreceivingabachelordegreeinfineartsfromCaliforniaCollegeinOakland.From1964to 1965hewasasportscartoonistandsportsdepartmentassistantfortheOaklandTribuneandfrom 1965to1968heworkedfortheStocktonRecordasastaffartist,sportscartoonistandphotore toucher.From1968to1983hewasapoliticalcartoonistfortheSanFranciscoChronicleworking directlywiththepublisher.Hedrewstoryillustrationsforthenewsandentertainmentsectionsas wellasmapsandduringthattimewasnominatedforthePulitzersixtimesbythepaper.Sincethen, sixofhistruecrimebookshavebeenpublished. Whilewritingthebooks,Graysmithuncoverednewinformationontheunsolvedcrimes, conducted200interviews,trackeddownmissingwitnesses,survivingvictimsandpossiblesuspects.

Heillustratedthebookswithcompositesketches,maps,graphsandalsodrewthecover.Graysmith honedhisinvestigativeskillsduringthe10yearreportingprocessforthebook.Todaymanyofthe detectivesonthecasepubliclyconcedethattheleadsuspectinthebooks,aconvictedfelonnow deceased,wasthelongsoughtserialkiller. HisTheMurderofBobCranefromCrownPublishersabouttheunsolvedhomicideofHogans HeroessitcomstarBobCranewasadaptedforscreeninAutoFocus,forwhichGraysmith receivedhisfirstStoryByfeaturefilmcredit. Graysmithhasnumerousunpublishedbooksintheworks,includingShootingZodiacabout thepassingoftheobsessiontorchasthefilmmakersbecameenthralledintheinvestigativeofthe storythemselvesduringthemakingofthemovie.

MIKEMEDAVOY(Producer)hasplayedaroleinthesuccessofsomeofAmericasfinest filmsoverthepastfourdecades.Fromagenttostudiochiefandnowproducer,MikeMedavoyhas beeninvolvedwithover300featurefilms.SeventeenofthosefilmswerenominatedforAcademy AwardsforBestPictureandsevenhavewon.Thisyear,thecompanyheformedwithpartner ArnoldW.Messer,willcelebrateitstenthAnniversary.Inthattime,Phoenixhasreleasedmorethan 30films,includingthreemajorreleasesthisyear. Amongthose30filmsaretherecentlyreleasedSteveZailliansAlltheKingsMen,with SeanPenn,JudeLaw,SirAnthonyHopkins,ZodiacstarMarkRuffaloandKateWinsletand,the upcomingMissPotter,directedbyChrisNoonanandstarringReneeZellweger,EwanMcGregor andEmilyWatsonaboutthelifeofBeatrixPotter,authorofthebelovedchildrensbookTheTaleof PeterRabbit.Nextyear,PhoenixwillreleaseMarcusNispelsPathfinderwithKarlUrban,License toWed,directedbyKenKwapis,starringRobinWilliams,JohnKrasinskiandMandyMooreand, RodLuriesResurrectingtheChamp,starringSamuelL.Jackson,JoshHartnettandAlanAlda. Medavoybelievesthatallofacompanysemployeesarepartofitsdailyworkingsand thereforealldeservecreditforitssuccess,abeliefhehasheldnotonlyatPhoenixbutatUnited Artists,OrionandTriStar. Asanagent,MedavoyrepresentedsomeofthebiggestnamesinthebusinessincludingSteven Spielberg,JaneFondaandFrancisFordCoppola.AsChairmanofTriStarPicturesandCoFounder ofOrionPictures,MedavoygavethegreenlighttosuchAcademyAwardwinningclassicsasOne FlewOvertheCuckoosNest,Rocky,Platoon,DancesWithWolves,SilenceoftheLambs, AmadeusandPhiladelphia. Asidefromentertainment,Medavoyhasbeenalongtimecommunityactivistand humanitarian.HewasappointedtotheBoardofDirectorsoftheMuseumofScienceandIndustryby formerCaliforniaGovernorJerryBrownandCommissioneroftheLosAngelesBoardofParksand RecreationbyformerMayorRichardRiordan.HeisamemberoftheUniversityofTelAviv;the

BoardofTrusteesoftheUCLAFoundation;theBoardofAdvisorsattheKennedySchoolatHarvard University;amemberoftheCouncilonForeignRelations;andanhonoraryfellowoftheDeSantis CentersNationalAdvisoryBoard.In2002,formerCaliforniaGovernorGrayDavisappointed MedavoytotheCaliforniaAntiTerrorismInformationCentersExecutiveAdvisoryBoard. Heistherecipientofnumerousawards,including:the1992MotionPicturePioneeroftheYear Award;the1998CannesFilmFestivalLifetimeAchievementAward;the1999UCLANeilH.Jacoby Awardwhichhonorsindividualswhohavemadeexceptionalcontributionstohumanity;the2004 LouisB.MayerMotionPictureAwardfromFloridaAtlanticUniversity;and,theUCLASchoolof Theater,FilmandTelevisionandProducersGuildofAmericaVisionAward.Hewashonoredin 2005bytheHollywoodChamberofCommercewithastarontheHollywoodWalkofFame.

ARNOLDW.MESSER(Producer)teamedwithhislongtimecolleagueandfriendMike MedavoytolaunchPhoenixPicturesaftertwodecadesintheindustryasoneofthemostinfluential andeffectualexecutives.AsPresidentandChiefOperatingOfficerofPhoenixsince1995,hehas overseenmorethan30features,manyasproducerorexecutiveproducer. TheNebraskanativeandgraduateofHarvardLawSchoolbeganhisentertainmentcareerin 1979asSeniorCounselofColumbiaPicturesTelevision.AfterastintasViacomInternationalsVice PresidentofBusinessAffairs,hewasnamedSeniorExecutiveVicePresidentandPresidentofTriStar PicturesTelecommunicationsGroupin1983.Heoversawalltheatricalproductionandancillary marketingactivitiesofthecompany. In1987,hereturnedtoColumbiaPicturesasExecutiveVicePresident,wherehesupervised worldwidetelevisionproductionanddistributionandnegotiatedmajorinternationaltelevision agreements.In1989,hewasnamedPresidentoftheInternationalReleasingGroupforSonyPictures Entertainment.Inthatrole,Messerwasinchargeoflongtermglobalstrategyandoverseeing internationalproduction. AmonghisfeaturefilmproducercreditsaretheupcomingResurrectingtheChamp, LicensetoWed,TheBrassWall,BlackAutumn,PathfinderandMissPotter.Heproduced therecentlyreleasedAlltheKingsMenandBasic. HeexecutiveproducedStealthandthetelevisionseriesTheChrisIsaakShow.

BRADLEYJ.FISCHER(Producer)shepherdedDavidFinchersZodiacassenorvice presidentofproductionforPhoenixPictures.Thefilmmarkshissecondcollaborationwith screenwriterandcoproducerJamesVanderbiltafterthetwocompletedBasic,alsoaPhoenix production.Fischerservedascoexecutiveproduceronthefilm,hisfirstfeaturecredit. FischerbeganhiscareeratPhoenixin1998asexecutiveassistanttothecompanysChairman andCEOMikeMedavoy.Withinayearhewaspromotedtodirectorofdevelopmentandby2002he

wasnamedVicePresidentofProduction.In2004hebecameSeniorVicePresidentofProduction. DuringhistenureatPhoenixPictures,Fischerhasbeeninstrumentalinfinding,developingand producingmanyofthecompanysprojects.HeisexecutiveproducingPhoenixupcoming Pathfinder,aVikingsagadirectedbyMarcusNispel,starringKarlUrban,ClancyBrownand RussellMeansaboutaboyleftbehindafterhisclanbattlesaNativeAmericantribe;Resurrecting theChamp,adramadirectedbyRodLurie,starringSamuelL.Jackson,JoshHartnett,AlanAlda andTeriHatcheraboutanovicesportsreporterwhorescuesahomelessmanonlytodiscoverthat hesaboxinglegendbelieveddead;andLicensetoWed,aromanticcomedydirectedbyKen Kwapis,starringRobinWilliams,JohnKrasinskyandMandyMooreaboutamarriagecounselorwho putsayoungcoupleabouttowedthroughagruelingpreparationcourse. HeisalsodevelopingKokobyPeterStraub,whichKenNolan(BlackHawkDown)will adapt;BlackSwan,whichDarrenAronofskywilldirectforUniversalPictures;TheMoonIsa HarshMistress,basedontheHugoawardwinningscificlassicbyRobertHeinlein;and,TheBrass Wall,basedonthebookbyDavidKocieniewski,whichwillstarZodiacsMarkRuffalo. AnativeNewYorker,FischergraduatedfromColumbiaUniversityin1998withaBAinFilm StudiesandPsychology.

CENCHAFFIN(Producer)hasproducedfourofDirectorDavidFinchersfilmssincethe

twobecamepartnersaftercollaboratingonaJapaneseCocaColaadinthe1992,whichsheproduced andhedirected. TheGame,the1997adventuredramastarringMichaelDouglasandSeanPennabouta financierwhoisgivenadisturbingbirthdaygiftbyhisbrotherthatconsumeshislife,wasthefirstof Finchersfeaturefilmssheproduced.In1999,sheproducedthecultclassicFightClub,starring BradPitt,EdwardNortonandHelenaBonhamCarter,basedonChuckPalahniuksnovelabouta soapsalesmanandanofficemanagerwhoopenupaclubtoventmaleaggression.In2002,she producedPanicRoom,athrillercostarringJodieFoster,ForestWhitaker,JaredLetoandDwight Yoakumaboutthreemenwhobreakintoamansionsearchingforamissingfortunewhileamother anddaughterhideinasaferoom. ChaffinproducedtwoGrammyAwardwinningvideos:MarkRomaneksScream,by MichaelandJanetJacksonandDavidFinchersLoveIsStrongbyTheRollingStones.Shealso producedMadonnasBedtimeStories,directedbyRomanek.

LOUISPHILLIPS(ExecutiveProducer)hasexecutiveproducedandcoproducedsevenfilms sincejoiningPhoenixPicturesin2001.HeiscurrentlySeniorExecutiveVicePresidentofPhoenix PicturesProduction,PostProductionandMusic.BeforejoiningPhoenixhewasaproduction executivewithParamount,DisneyandJimHensonPictures.

InadditiontoDavidFinchersZodiac,PhillipsisexecutiveproduceronResurrectingthe Champ,withSamuelL.JacksonandJoshHartnettandMissPotter,starringReneeZellweger, EwanMcGregorandEmilyWatson.Phillipsalsoexecutiveproduced2003sHoles,AndrewDavis adventuredramastarringSigourneyWeaverandJonVoightaboutawrongfullyconvictedboysent toadesertdetentioncamptodigholesforanundisclosedreason. PhillipsiscoproduceronLicensetoWed,KenKwapisromanticcomedycurrentlyin production,aboutacouplewhogothroughuntoldmiseryinapremaritalpreparationcourse mandatedbytheirmarriagecounselor.ThefilmstarsRobinWilliams,JohnKrasinskyandMandy Moore.HealsocoproducedtherecentlycompletedPathfinder,directorMarcusNispelsViking sagastarringKarlUrban,ClancyBrownandRussellMeans.HefirstteamedwithZodiac screenwriterproducerJamesVanderbilton2003sBasicascoproducer. In2005,heproducedUrbanLegends:BloodyMary,thethirdfilminthehithorrorfranchise, directedbyMaryLambert.

HARRISSAVIDES,ASC,(DirectorofPhotography),anawardwinningcinematographerof featurefilmsandmusicvideos,markshisthirdcollaborationwithDirectorDavidFincheron Zodiac. HepreviouslyshotFinchersTheGameandwasaphotographeronSe7en.Savideshas alsocollaboratedwithDirectorGusVanSantonfourfilms,eachfilmbringinghimnominationsand anawardforbestcinematography.HewontheNewYorkFilmCriticsCircleAwardandwas nominatedforanIndependentSpiritAwardforBestCinematographyforVanSants2003crime dramaElephant.HewasnominatedfortwoIndependentSpiritAwardsforBestCinematography forthedirectors2005musicdramaLastDays,aboutarockerslifereminiscentofthelateKurt Cobainand,forhis2002adventuredramaGerry,starringCaseyAffleckandMattDamon.Savides alsoshotVanSantscriticallyacclaimedFindingForester,withSeanConneryandF.Murray Abraham. HisworkcanbeseeninDirectorRidleyScottsupcomingAmericanGangster,acrime dramastarringDenzelWashingtonandRussellCroweandDirectorNoahBaumbachsdramatic comedyNocoleintheCountry,starringNicoleKidman,JackBlack,JohnTurturroandJennifer JasonLeigh. SavidesalsoshotJonathanGlazers2004mysterydramaBirth,withNicoleKidman;James Grays2000thrillerTheYards,withMarkWahlberg,CharlizeTheronandJoaquinPhoenix;John Turturros1998dramaIlluminataandPhilJoanous1996thrillerHeavensPrisoners,starring AlecBaldwin,KellyLynch,TeriHatcherandVondieCurtisHall. Savideshaswonnumerouscommercialandmusicvideoawardsincluding:threeMTVVideo MusicAwardsforBestCinematographyforFionaApplesCriminalin1998,R.E.M.sEverybody

Hurtsin1994andMadonnasRainin1993;twoMVPABestCinematographyAwardsforNine InchNailsCloserin1994andMadonnasRainin1993;AD&ADSilverAwardforTheRolling StonesLikeARollingStoneandaD&ADnominationforBestCinematographyMichaelJacksons Scream,bothin1996.In1994,SavidesreceivedaClioAwardrecognitionforcinematographyfor MillerGenuineDraftsRacetrackcommercial.

DONALDGRAHAMBURT(ProductionDesigner)hasdesignedthelookfor11featuresfilms includinghisfirstcollaborationwithDirectorDavidFincheronZodiac. HehascollaboratedwithDirectorWayneWangonthreefilms,includingTheJoyLuck Club,thecriticallyacclaimeddramabasedonAmyTansbestsellingnovelandBurtsfeaturefilm debutasaproductiondesigner.HealsoworkedonWangs2005BecauseofWinnDixie,starring JeffDaniels,CicelyTysonandEvaMarieSaintaboutayounggirlabandonedbyhermotherwho goestolivewithherfatherinFlorida;Wangs2001steamyVegasdramaTheCenteroftheWorld, starringPeterSarsgaard;andhis1999mother/daughtercomedicdramaAnywhereButHere, starringSusanSarandonandNataliePortman. HedesignedthesetsfortwoJohnSmithfilms:the1998dramaACoolDryPlace,withVince VaughnandJoeyLaurenAdamsandhis1995biopicDangerousMinds,starringMichellePfeiffer aboutanexMarineteacherwhoreformstoughinnercitykids.Itwashissecondcollaborationwith Pfeiffer,whoalsostarredinDirectorPeterKominskys2002dramaWhiteOleander,withRobin WrightPenn,ReneeZellwegerandAlisonLohman. Hisothercreditsinclude:StevenWaynesInanInstant,MikeNewellsthriller,thecritically acclaimedDonnieBrasco,starringAlPacinoandJohnnyDepp;and,PaulMichaelGlazers1996 comedyKazaam,abouttheworldsmostpowerfulgeniestarringbasketballgreatShaquille ONeal.

ANGUSWALL(Editor)isafeaturefilmeditorandfounderofRockPaperScissors,aprovider ofeditorialservicestodirectorsandadvertisingagencies,and,A52,aneffectscompany. WallcreatedbothLosAngelesservicefirmsfortelevisionandfilmRockPaperScissorsin 1992andA52in1997afterleavingPropagandaFilmsin1992,whereheworkedforfiveyearsas VaultEditor.PropagandawascofoundedbyZodiacdirectorDavidFincher. OfthesixfilmsWallhasedited,fourhavebeenfilmsdirectedbyFincher.Asidefrom Zodiac,heeditedFinchers2002thrillerThePanicRoom,wasaneditorialconsultantonhis1999 filmFightClubandmaintitleeditoronFinchers1995thrillerSe7en.HealsoeditedJohnWoos HostageanddidthetrailerandadsforGeorgeLucasStarWars:EpisodeIthePantomMenacein 1999.

HehaseditednearlyadozenadsforinternationalcompaniesincludingtheHeinekenadwith BradPittandNikeSpeedchainad,bothdirectedbyFincher.HereceivedanEmmyAwardforthe Carnivaletitlesequencewhichhedesignedanddirected.Hisothercommercialcreditsinclude: MillersAlternativeFuelscommercialdirectedbyErrolMorris;NikesY2KdirectedbySpike Jonze;TimexKungFubyDirectorTimBurton;andLevisSecondDay,directedbyGusVan Sant.

DAVIDSHIRE(Composer),winnerofanAcademyAward,aGrammy,multipleEmmyand Tonynominations,isoneoftheentertainmentindustrysmostprolificandhonoredcomposersof film,television,theaterandrecordings. In1980,hewonanOscarforBestMusic,OriginalSongforNormaRaeandreceivedan OscarnominationforBestMusic,OriginalSongforThePromise,anodhesharedwithMarilyn BergmanandAlanBergman.HewasnominatedfortheBritishAcademyofFilmandTelevision AwardsAnthonyAsquithAwardforFilmMusicforTheTakingofPelhamOneTwoThreein 1974.Fouryearslater,hewasnominatedforaGoldenGlobeforBestOriginalScoreforSaturday NightFever,sharedwiththeGibbbrothers,Barry,MauriceandRobin. ShirehasreceivedfiveEmmynominationsforOutstandingAchievementinCompositionfora MiniSeries,MovieorSpecialfor:1977sRaidonEntebbe;1978sTheDefectionofSimas Kudirka;1985sDoYouRememberLove?;1990sTheKennedysofMassachusetts;and,1999s TheRearWindow. Shirehaswrittenscoresandsongsfor137featurefilms,televisionminiseries,specialsand telefilmssince1962,theyearofhiscrediteddebutascomposerofthelongrunningtelevisionseries TheVirginian. Hisfilmcreditsincludesuchcriticallyacclaimedscoresas:FrancisCoppolasThe Conversation;AlanPakulasAllthePresidentsMen;ShortCircuit;2010;Farewell,My Lovely;TheHindenberg;andReturntoOz. Hisnumeroustelevisionscoresinclude:GlennClosesSarahPlainandTall;Christopher ReevesRearWindow;OprahWinfreysTheWomenofBrewsterPlace;WendyWassersteins TheHeidiChroniclesandNeilSimonsJakesWomen;andBroadwayBound.Healso composedthethememusicforthelongrunningLindaLavinNBCseriesAlice. OnBroadway,hereceivedtwoTonyAwardnominationsforBestScoreandforMusicalfor themusicalBaby.HealsoreceivedaTonynominationforBestScoreforthemusicalBig.He receivedaGrammyAwardnominationforhisoffBroadwayshowStartingHere,StartingNow andanOuterCriticsCircleAwardforBestMusicalandScoreforCloserThanEver.Theseshows arelicensedthroughMusicTheatreInternationalandhavehadhundredsofregionalproductions worldwide.

HewrotesongsforUrbanBlightattheManhattanTheaterClub,themusicforTheSapof Life,and,incidentalscoresfortheNewYorkShakespeareFestivalsAsYouLikeIt,Peter UstinovsLincolnCenterproductionofTheUnknownSoldierandHisWife,DonaldMargulis TheLomanFamilyPicnic,SchmulnicksWaltzandVisitingMr.Green.Hiscurrentstage project,themusicalTakeFlight,hasbeenworkshoppedattheEugeneONeillTheatreCenter, presentedinconcertversionsinRussiaandAustralia,andwillhaveitsfirstfullproductionin Londonnextfall. ShiressongshavebeenrecordedandperformedbysuchartistsasBarbraStreisand,whohas recordedfiveofthem,MaureenMcGovern,MelissaManchester,JenniferWarnes,JohnPizzerelli, VanessaWilliams,GlennCampbell,JohnnyMathis,KiriTeKanawa,LizCallaway,SallyMayes, KathyLeeGifford,RobertGouletandMichaelCrawford.HissongWithYouImBornAgainwas aninternationalhitforBillyPrestonandSyreeta,andhecowroteInOurHands,thethemesong fortheUnitedNationsWorldSummitforChildren HewasgraduatedfromYaleUniversity.HeservesonthecounciloftheDramatistsGuildof AmericaandisatrusteeoftheRocklandConservatoryofMusic.

GEORGEDRAKOULIAS(MusicSupervisor),aveteranmusician,recordproducerandmusic industryexecutiveknownfordiscoveringandhelmingalbumsforsuchartistsasTheBlackCrowes andTheJayhawks,hassupervisedtheselecttracks,scoresandsoundtracksof15featurefilmsand televisionseries. ThosefeaturecreditsincludetwoToddPhillipscomedies,SchoolforScoundrels,starring BillyBobThornton,andStarsky&Hutch,withBenStiller,OwenWilsonandSnoopDogg;Blade: Trinity,thethirdinstallmentofthehitvampirethrillerfranchisestarringWesleySnipes,Kris KristoffersonandJessicaBiel;Dodgeball:aTrueUnderdogStory;andZoolander,BenStillers comedystarringhimself,OwenWilson,WillFerrellandJonVoight.Healsoproducedthe soundtrackforZoolander,andreceivedaspecialthanksforhisworkonTheLifeAquaticwith SteveZissouand,hesupervisedthetelevisionseriesWonderlandandanepisodeofthehitTV seriesLostHisworkcanbeseenintheupcomingBladesofGlory. HeproducedsixfeaturefilmsoundtracksincludingtwoRichardLinklatercomedies:Bad NewsBears,starringBillyBobThornton,GregKinnearandMarciaGayHardenandSchoolof Rock,starringJackBlackandJoanCusack.HealsoproducedthesoundtracksforHerbieFully Loaded,TreyParkerstwistedanimatedadventureTeamAmerica:WorldPoliceandBig Daddy. Abassplayerasayouth,DrakouliaswouldgrowuptobecomeastaffproducerandA&R executiveatthe(Def)Americanlabel.Itistherehediscoveredandlaterproducedalbumsforsuch bandsastheBlackCrowesandtheJayhawks.

ItwasduringhiscollegeyearsatNewYorkUniversitythathebefriendedRickRubin,thena campusDJandaspiringproducer.RubinandhispartnerRussellSimmonsformedDefJamRecords raplabelusingRubinsdormroomasthefledglingenterprisesheadquartersasthelabelturnedits youngartistsPublicEnemy,theBeastieBoysandL.L.CoolJintomarqueetalent.Rubinbrokefrom thelabeltoformDefAmerican,laterrenamedAmericanRecords,andtookDrakouliaswithhim, whosignedtheBlackCrowesandproducedtheir1990smashhitShakeYourMoneyMaker. DrakouliasdiscoveredtheJayhawksbyachancephonecalltotheofficeofTwin/ToneRecordsandin 1992hehelmedtheiracclaimedHollywoodTownHall,followedbytheBlackCrowesSouthern HarmonyandMusicalCompanionthatyear.In1993,DrakouliasproducedMariaMcKeesYouGotta SintoGetSaved. By1994,DrakouliasbeganproducingBritishalternativerockbandsincludingPrimalScreams GiveOutButDontGiveUpandRidesCarnivalofLight,aswellasTomPettysWildflowersand MemphislegendDanPennsDoRightMan.AfterhisthirdsigningfortheAmericanlabelwiththe Freewheelers,Drakouliasresurfacedin1996withWaitinforGeorge,followedbytheScreamingTrees DustandReefsGlow.

RANDALLPOSTER,(MusicSupervisor)continuestoworkattheforefrontofAmerican cinema.HavingcompletedworkwithSamMendesonhispowerfulGulfWardramaJarhead. PosterwasenlistedbyNoahBaumbachtosupervisethemusicintheacclaimedTheSquidandthe Whale.PosteralsoworkedonfourwellreceivedHollywoodcomedies:RichardLinklatersBad NewsBears;ShaneBlacksKissKissBangBang;DeanParisotsFunwithDickandJane;and BarrySonnenfeldsRV. PostersotherrecentcreditsincludemusicforMartinScorsesesTheAviatorandWes AndersonsTheLifeAquaticwithSteveZissou,MeettheParents,StarskyandHutch.Along camePolly,NancyMeyersSomethingsGottaGiveandSchoolofRock,forwhichPoster receivedaGrammynominationforBestSoundtrackAlbum Increatingmusicalscenariosforfilms,Posterhascollaboratedwithmanyoftheworldsmost creativeandsuccessfulfilmmakers,including:Scorsese,Anderson,DannyBoyle,RichardLinklater, JayRoach,MikeNewell,FrankOz,KevinSmith,ToddPhillips,HarmonyKorine,ToddHaynes, AllisonMaclean,andSeanPenn,amongothers. RandallPosterstartedputtingmusicinmoviessoonafterhisgraduationfromBrown University,whenhecowroteandproducedtheindependentfeatureAMatterofDegrees,which premieredattheSundanceFilmFestivalin1990.Thefilmspawnedamuchacclaimedsoundtrack albumreleasedbyAtlanticRecords,whichwasawardedSoundtrackoftheYear,byCMJ,theCollege MusicJournal.

Posterthendecidedtoconcentrateexclusivelyonmusicsupervisionandbegananassociation withChristineVachonsKillerFilms,whichcontinuestothisday.ForKiller,Postersupervisedthe musicinKids,PostcardsfromAmerica,Stonewall,IShotAndyWarhol,ToddHaynes VelvetGoldmine,andtheAcademyAwardwinningBoysDontCry. Posterhasworkedwithavarietyofgreatfilmcomposers.HehascollaboratedwithAcademy AwardwinnersHowardShore,RandyNewman,TomNewmanandthelateJackNitzsche.Hehas donefivefeatureswithDevofrontmanMarkMothersbaughandhaschampionednewcomposers wheneverpossible.PosterhasalsoworkedwiththelegendaryAlanSilvestri,JohnCaleoftheVelvet UndergroundandthemultitalentedcomposerfilmeditorJonOttman. WhileanchoredintheNewYorkindependentfilmworld,Posterhasworkedforallthemajor Hollywoodstudios,andcontinuestobringfreshmusicalvoicestotheforefrontofhisprojects. PosteriscurrentlyworkingwithToddHaynesonhishighlyanticipatedBobDylanfilm,Im NotThere,HarmonyKorinesMr.LonelyandToddPhillipsSchoolforScoundrels.

CASEYSTORM(CostumeDesigner)hasdesignedcostumesforfivefeaturefilmsfourwith SpikeJonzwhohonedhisdirectingtalentsshootingmusicvideosatZodiacDirectorDavid FinchersformerPropagandaFilms,acompanycofoundedbyFincher.ZodiacisStormsfirst collaborationwithhim. StormsfeaturefilmdebutasacostumedesignerwasJonzes1999mockumentaryTorrance Rises,followedbytheoffbeatcomedyBeingJohnMalkovich,starringJohnCusack,Catherine KeenerandCameronDiaz,whichbroughtJonzeanOscarnominationforBestDirector.He designedthecostumesforthe2002awardwinningfilmaboutscreenwritersangstAdaptation, starringMerylStreep,ChrisCooperandNicolasCage.HeiscurrentlyteamedwithJonzeonthe upcomingWheretheWildThingsAre,basedonMauriceSendaksclassicchildrensstory. Stormalsodesignedthewardrobefor34commercialsrangingfromBMWtoAT&TtoCoketo MasterCard.

RENKLYCE(SoundDesigner)wasnominatedforanAcademyAwardforBestEffectsin SoundandSoundEffectseditingforDavidFinchers1999filmFightClub. KlycehascollaboratedwithFincheronfivefilmsincluding:Zodiac,ThePanicRoom, FightClub,TheGameandSe7en.Hewassounddesigneronallofthefilmsandisalso creditedassoundeffectssupervisorandeditoronSe7en.HereceivedtwoGoldenReelAward nominationsforBestSoundEditingin2000forFightClubandin2003forThePanicRoom.

Klycehasworkedon11featurefilmsasSoundDesignerincludinghis1995debutonFun HouseExpress.Hisothercreditsinclude:HowTheyGetThere,SpikeJonzesBeingJohn MalkovichAmbush,YeahRight!andWard13andStay.

WAYNER.TIDWELL(SupervisingEngineer)hasworkedon17filmsasavideoassistance operatortosomeoftheindustrystopdirectors,butZodiacishisfirstfeaturefilmcreditas SupervisingEngineer. Tidwell,however,hasservedasDataCaptureEngineeronnumerouscommercialsincluding fivewithdirectorDavidFincher.HeisalsocreditedasDataCaptureEngineeronFinchers upcomingfeatureTheCuriousCaseofBenjaminButtonforParamount.Hiscommercialcredits include:Nike,HewlettPackard,Heineken,Lexus,FordMustang,BaskinRobbins,Orville RedenbacherandCoke Hisfeaturefilmcreditsasvideoassistoperatorinclude:hisfeaturedebutUnderSiegeII; DarkTerritory;NickofTime;ExecutiveDecision;EscapefromLA.;TheParentTrap Mission:Impossible2;TheHunted;andCharliesAngels.

CAST RobertGraysmith................................................................JAKEGYLLENHAAL InspectorDavidToschi ......................................................MARKRUFFALO InspectorWilliamArmstrong ...........................................ANTHONYEDWARDS PaulAvery ...........................................................................ROBERTDOWNEYJR. MelvinBelli ..........................................................................BRIANCOX ArthurLeighAllen .............................................................JOHNCARROLLLYNCH Zodiac1&2 .........................................................................RICHMONDARQUETTE Zodiac3 ................................................................................BOBSTEPHENSON Zodiac4 ................................................................................JOHNLACY Melanie .................................................................................CHLOSEVIGNY AlHyman.............................................................................EDSETRAKIAN TempletonPeck ...................................................................JOHNGETZ CharlesThieriot...................................................................JOHNTERRY CarolFisher..........................................................................CANDYCLARK Sgt.JackMulanax................................................................ELIASKOTEAS CaptainMartyLee ..............................................................DERMOTMULRONEY KenNarlow..........................................................................DONALLOGUE Mrs.Toschi...........................................................................JUNERAPHAEL DarleneFerrin......................................................................CIARAHUGHES MikeMageauYoung ..........................................................LEENORRIS BryanHartnell .....................................................................PATRICKSCOTTLEWIS CeceliaShepherd.................................................................PELLJAMES SherwoodMorrill................................................................PHILIPBAKERHALL Father ....................................................................................DAVIDLEESMITH LabTechDagitz...................................................................JASONWILES Cabbie/PaulStine ................................................................CHARLESSCHNEIDER Shorty....................................................................................JAMESCARRAWAY JimDunbar...........................................................................TOMVERICA MikeMageauOlder............................................................JIMMISIMPSON BellisHousekeeper.............................................................DOANLY Woman .................................................................................KARINALOGUE InspectorKracke..................................................................JOELBISSONNETTE MelNicolai...........................................................................ZACKGRENIER RiversideCaptain................................................................JOHNMAHON JohnAllen.............................................................................MATTWINSTON CatherineAllen ...................................................................JULESBRUFF TerryPascoe.........................................................................JOHNENNIS PoliceCommissioner ..........................................................J.PATRICKMcCORMACK DuffyJennings.....................................................................ADAMGOLDBERG OfficerGeorgeBawart........................................................JAMESLeGROS BobVaughn..........................................................................CHARLESFLEISCHER LindaFerrin .........................................................................CLEADUVALL SandyPanzarella.................................................................PAULSCHULZE Detective#1 ..........................................................................ADAMTRESE MulanaxsSecretary............................................................PENNYWALLACE InformantF ..........................................................................LENNIEBLEECHER ManonMarquee .................................................................MICHAELFRANCEOUR CopyEditor#1.....................................................................THOMASKOPACHE CopyEditor#3.....................................................................BARRYLIVINGSTON CopyEditor#4.....................................................................CHRISOPHERFIELDS

CREDITS StuntCoordinator ...............................................................MICKEYGIACOMAZZI ArtDirector ..........................................................................KEITHCUNNINGHAM SetDecorator........................................................................VICTORZOLFO CameraOperator.................................................................KIMMARKS 1stAssistantCamera ..........................................................CHRISBLAUVELT 2ndAssistantCamera.........................................................JASONMcCORMICK Loader ...................................................................................SARAHREMETCH SupervisingEngineer .........................................................WAYNER.TIDWELL DataCaptureAssistant ......................................................DEREKSCHWEICKART SoundMixer.........................................................................DREWKUNIN BoomOperator ....................................................................MIKEPRIMMER Cable .....................................................................................DAVIDFISKERAYMOND PostProductionSupervisor...............................................PETERMAVROMATES AdditionalEditor ................................................................KIRKBAXTER AssistantEditors .................................................................PETERWARREN BRIANUFBERG WYATTJONES ProductionOfficeCoordinator .........................................MARCA.HAMMER AssistantProductionCoordinator....................................SCOTTCLER ProductionSecretary ..........................................................KYLEMcGATLIN UnitProductionManager ..................................................DANIELSTILLMAN FirstAssistantDirector.......................................................MARYELLENWOODS SecondAssistantDirector..................................................SALLYSUEBEISELLANDER) AdditionalFirstAssistantDirectors.................................BOBWAGNER JOHNG.SCOTTI 2nd2ndAssistantDirector ................................................AMYWILKINS Additional2nd2ndAssistantDirector............................ALISONTROY ProductionAccountant ......................................................KEVINE.LANDRY Asst.ProductionAccountant ............................................DERRICKLANDRY LocationManagers..............................................................RICKSCHULER STEVEMAPEL JOHNCEFALU KeyAssistantLocationManager ......................................SCOTTFITZGERALD ScriptSupervisor.................................................................KRISTYKELLY CostumeSupervisor ...........................................................STACYHORN Asst.CostumeDesigner.....................................................CHRISTIEWITTENBORN Costumers ............................................................................MOLLYGRUNDMAN CAROLQUIROZ ANITABROWN JEEH.OK MakeUpDepartmentHead ..............................................FELICITYBOWRING KeyMakeUpArtist............................................................AMYSCHMIEDERER HairDepartmentHead ......................................................KELVINTRAHAN KeyHairStylist ...................................................................TRISHALMEIDA ChiefLightingTechnician..................................................CHRISSTRONG BestBoyElectric ..................................................................BRIANFOSNAUGH Electricians ...........................................................................LORENJOHNSON TONYVARUOLA TONYSWEENEY RiggingGaffer .....................................................................JOHNMANOCCHIA RiggingBestBoyGrip ........................................................EDWARDJ.COX KeyGrip ...............................................................................MICHAELCOO

BestBoyGrip .......................................................................CRAIGKOHTALA DollyGrip ............................................................................MIKEBRENNAN Grips......................................................................................MARKP.COO JOHNP.CLEVELAND BRIANROSSO KeyRiggingGrip ................................................................LARRYAUBE BestBoyRiggingGrip ........................................................JACKKORBEL PropertyMaster...................................................................HOPEM.PARRISH Asst.PropertyMaster.........................................................PAULRYLANDER PropertyAssistants .............................................................TERIANNEKOPP MICHELLEL.SOUZA Leadman...............................................................................FREDDYWAFF OnSetDresser .....................................................................DENNISL.WINTERS SetDressers ..........................................................................RAYWAFF CHRISTOPHERELLEDGE RICKSTAVES CHRISHAYES BARTHUBENTHAL Illustrators ............................................................................FRANCOISAUDOUY SCOTTLUKOWSKI SetDesigners........................................................................LORIROWBOTHAMGRANT KEVINCROSS DAWNBROWNMANSER JANEWUU GraphicArtist ......................................................................KARENTENEYCK ArtDepartmentCoordinator ............................................LISADiSANTO StoryboardArtist.................................................................RICHARDBENNETT Research................................................................................MAXDALY SUSANNICKERSON ConstructionCoordinator..................................................C.JONASKIRK ConstructionForeman........................................................MARCELWORCH MillForeman .......................................................................ERINHENNESSEY LaborSupervisor.................................................................ROBERTA.LAUX HeadPaintForeman...........................................................JOSEPHA.HAWTHORNE PlasterForeman...................................................................JOHNDUGAN PropmakerForeman...........................................................DAVIDD.GABRIELLI ToolTechnician ...................................................................JAMESE.DAYIII StandbyPainter..................................................................TIMACKERS GreensmanForeman ..........................................................LEERUNNELS SpecialEffectsCoordinator ...............................................BURTDALTON SpecialEffectsForeman .....................................................RODNEYBYRD SpecialEffectsEngineer .....................................................ARNOLDPETERSON StillPhotographer ...............................................................MERRICKMORTON AssistanttoDavidFincher ................................................HOLLYKANG ExecutiveAssistanttoMikeMedavoy.............................TIMMARION AssistanttoArnieMesser ..................................................RONPUCKETT AssistanttoCeanChaffin ..................................................CANDICETAYLOR AssistanttoBradleyFischer ..............................................SHAWNRENEECADICHON AssistanttoJakeGyllenhaal ..............................................VALERIEPAYNE AssistanttoMarkRuffalo ..................................................LENNIEBLEECHER StaffAssistants ....................................................................ANDREAMcKEE AMANDAHARRINGTON NEALPROSANSKY JADIMcCURDY

COSMOSKIINDARIUS TODDSTOLARSKI DeANDRERUSSELL JEREMIAHPITMAN DANIELPINE SHEPARDHALL JOSEPHCHIECHI CastingAssistant.................................................................MEGLEWIS ExtrasCasting......................................................................SANDEALESSICASTING PostProductionEngineering.............................................JOSEPHWOLCOTT ANDREASWACKER RerecordingMixers ...........................................................MICHAELSEMANICK DAVIDPARKER RENKLYCE SupervisingSoundEditors ................................................RENKLYCE RICHARDHYMNS DialogueEditors..................................................................MALCOLMFIFE RICHARDQUINN STUARTMcCOWAN SupervisingADREditor ....................................................GWENDOLYNYATESWHITTLE SoundEffectsEditors .........................................................DAVIDC.HUGHES ADDISONTEAGUE FoleyEditors ........................................................................LUKEDUNNGIELMUDA E.LARRYOATFIELD AssistantSupervisingSoundEditors...............................JEREMYMOLOD ANDREFENLEY AssistantSoundEffectsEditor..........................................COYAELLIOTT AssistantFoleyEditor ........................................................PASCALGARNEAU ADRMixer ...........................................................................DOCKANE FoleyMixer ..........................................................................MARYJOLANG FoleyArtist...........................................................................JOHNROESCH MusicEditors.......................................................................BRYANLAWSON MARTINERSKIN JONATHONSTEVENS AssistantMusicEditors......................................................MARIEEBBING SAMUELZEINES MusicScoreProducedby...................................................MARTINERSKINE PianoSolosPerformedby..................................................DAVIDSHIRE EngineeredandMixedby..................................................LESLIEANNEJONES ScoreProducedby ..............................................................MARTINERSKINE VisualEffectsbyDIGITALDOMAIN VisualEffectsSupervisor ...................................................ERICBARBA EDULBRICH LISABEROUD JUANGOMEZ CHRISNORPCHEN MARCOMALDONADO DANIELTHRON KARLDENHAM WEIZHENG GREGSZAFRANSKI LISATOMEI MATTHEWADAMS RACHELKEYTE JANELLECROSHAW CHRISHOUSE MARCPERRERA GREGTEEGARDEN MICHAELBRAZELTON ALICIABISSINGER

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VisualEffectsbyMARVISTAVENTURES,LLC. VisualEffectsbyOLLINSTUDIO TransportationCoordinator ..............................................GARYPREECE TransportationCaptain ......................................................JOHNPRATT CraftService.........................................................................METIKUSARI SetMedic ..............................................................................ROBERTBRUGGER CateringProvidedby .........................................................FORSTARSCATERING AnimalsProvidedby..........................................................BIRDSANDANIMALSUNLIMITED AnimalWrangler ................................................................LORRAINEPUTNAM SANFRANCISCOCREW ArtDirector ..........................................................................NANCINOBLETTSTARR ProductionSecretary ..........................................................TERILANG LocationManager ...............................................................JONATHANSHEDD KeyAssistantLocationManager ......................................NANCYWONG

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EasyToBeHard WrittenbyGaltMacDermot,JamesRadoandGeromeRagni PerformedbyThreeDogNight CourtesyofGeffenRecords UnderlicensefromUniversalMusicEnterprises EasyRider WrittenbyJamesGurley

PerformedbyBigBrother&TheHoldingCompany (featuringJanisJoplin) CourtesyofColumbiaRecords ByarrangementwithSONYBMGMUSICENTERTAINMENT SkyPilot WrittenbyValBriggs,EricBurdon,BarryJenkins,DannyMcCullochandJohnWeider PerformedbyEricBurdonandTheAnimals CourtesyofUniversalRecords/ UnderlicensefromUniversalMusicEnterprises HurdyGurdyMan WrittenbyDonovanLeitch PerformedbyDonovan CourtesyofEpicRecordsandEMIRecordsLtd. ByarrangementwithSONYBMGMUSICENTERTAINMENT SoulSacrifice WrittenbyDavidBrown,MarcusMalone,GreggRolieandCarlosSantana PerformedbySantana CourtesyofColumbiaRecords ByarrangementwithSONYBMGMUSICENTERTAINMENT YoungGirl WrittenbyJerryFuller PerformedbyGaryPuckett&TheUnionGap CourtesyofColumbiaRecords ByarrangementwithSONYBMGMUSICENTERTAINMENT

ItsNotForMeToSay WrittenbyRobertAllenandAlStillman PerformedbyJohnnyMathis CourtesyofColumbiaRecords ByarrangementwithSONYBMGMUSICENTERTAINMENT Jean WrittenbyRodMcKuen PerformedbyOliver CourtesyofEMIRecords UnderlicensefromEMIFilm&TelevisionMusic BangBang(MyBabyShotMeDown) WrittenbySonnyBono PerformedbyVanillaFudge CourtesyofAtcoRecords ByarrangementwithWarnerMusicGroupFilm&TVLicensing DontLetTheSunCatchYouCryin WrittenbyLesChadwick,LeoMaguire,FredMarsdenandGerrardMarsden PerformedbyJosFeliciano Courtesyof ByarrangementwithSONYBMGMUSICENTERTAINMENT

Bernadette WrittenbyLamontDozier,BrianHollandandEddieHolland,Jr. PerformedbyFourTops CourtesyofMotownRecords UnderlicensefromUniversalMusicEnterprises CrystalBluePersuasion WrittenbyTommyJames,EdGrayandMikeVale PerformedbyTommyJames&TheShondells CourtesyofRhinoEntertainmentCompany ByarrangementwithWarnerMusicGroupFilm&TVLicensing ThereIsNoChristmasLikeAHomeChristmas WrittenbyMickeyJ.AddyandCarlSigman PerformedbyPerryComo CourtesyofTheRCARecordsLabel ByarrangementwithSONYBMGMUSICENTERTAINMENT (INeverPromisedYouA)RoseGarden WrittenbyJoeSouth PerformedbyLynnAnderson CourtesyofColumbiaRecords/ SONYBMGMUSICENTERTAINMENT(Nashville) ByarrangementwithSONYBMGMUSICENTERTAINMENT IWantToTakeYouHigher WrittenbySylvesterStewart PerformedbySlyandtheFamilyStone CourtesyofEpicRecords ByarrangementwithSONGBMGMUSICENTERTAINMENT Arrivederci,Roma WrittenbyPietroGarinei,AlessandroGiovanniniandRenatoRanucci PerformedbyMarioLanza CourtesyofSONYBMGMasterworks/RCARedSeal/RCAVictor ByarrangementwithSONGBMGMUSICENTERTAINMENT

Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic WrittenbyIsaacHayesandAlvertisIsabell PerformedbyIsaacHayes CourtesyofStaxRecords UnderlicensefromConcordMusicGroup,Inc. Snowbird WrittenbyGeneMacLellan PerformedbyAnneMurray CourtesyofEMIRecords UnderlicensefromEMIFilm&TelevisionMusic InnerCityBlues(MakeMeWannaHoller) WrittenbyMarvinGayeandJamesNyx PerformedbyMarvinGaye CourtesyofMotownRecords UnderlicensefromUniversalMusicEnterprises

BrotherLouie WrittenbyErrolBrownandAnthonyWilson PerformedbyStories CourtesyofBuddahRecords/TheRCARecordsLabel ByarrangementwithSONYBMGMUSICENTERTAINMENT MarysBlues WrittenbyPepperAdams PerformedbyJohnColtrane CourtesyofPrestigeRecords UnderlicenseformConcordMusicGroup,Inc. TheNewScoobyDooMovies WrittenbyWilliamHanna,JosephBarberaandHoytCurtin DeaconBlues WrittenbyWalterBeckerandDonaldFagen PerformedbySteelyDan CourtesyofGeffenRecords UnderlicensefromUniversalMusicEnterprises Lowdown WrittenbyDavidPaichandWilliamScaggs PerformedbyBozScaggs Courtesyof ByarrangementwithSONYBMGMUSICENTERTAINMENT BakerStreet WrittenbyGerryRafferty PerformedbyGerryRafferty CourtesyofCapitolRecords UnderlicenseformEMIFilm&TelevisionMusic TechnicalAdvisors ROBERTGRAYSMITH INSPECTORDAVIDTOSCHI CAPTAINKENNARLOW SERGEANTGEORGEBAWART BRYANC.HARTNELL ARMONDPELISSETTI

Consultants RICHARDHOFFMAN EDRUST CAPTAINROYCONWAY NANCYSLOVER CAPTAINDAVIDJACKSON SERGEANTDONDiSTEFANO PAMHUCKABY LEOSUENNEN MICHAELMAGEAU

MONICAHARTNELL BENJAMINHARTNELL JONATHANHARTNELL GERALDMcMENAMIN TERRENCEPASCOE DAVIDCOLLINS JOHNROBERTSON HALSNOOK RICHARDLONERGAN DAVIDSLAIGHT PIERREBIDOU RUSSELLT.BUTTERBACH JOSEPHBATES INSPECTORWILLIAMARMSTRONG DONALDFOUKE INSPECTORKELLYCARROLL DONALDCHENEY SANDYPANZARELLA GRETCHENBELLIandtheBELLIFAMILY MELANIEGRAYSMITH MARGOTGRAYSMITH AARONGRAYSMITH DAVIDSMITH JIMDUNBAR MICHAELKELLEHER MICHAELBUTTERFIELD MIKERODELLI THEALLENFAMILY PrivateInvestigators MARKARNESON WILMORE&ASSOCIATES THOMASDALE&ASSOCIATES SpecialThanks VallejoPoliceDepartment NapaCountySheriffsOffice SolanoCountySheriffsOffice BeniciaPoliceDepartment SanFranciscoPoliceDepartment SanFranciscoCrimeLab SonomaCountySheriffsOffice CaliforniaDepartmentofJustice U.S.DepartmentoftheInterior,BureauofReclamationLakeBerryessaRecreationDivision Vallejo/SolanoCountyFilmOffice SanFranciscoFilmCommission

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ArtistsRightsSociety(ARS),NewYork/ADAGP,Paris Dr.SeusspropertiesTM&Dr.SeussEnterprises,L.P.2007AllRightsReserved SanFranciscoChronicle TheMajorLeagueBaseballtrademarksdepictedinthismotionpicturewere licensedbyMajorLeagueBaseballProperties,Inc. KCRATVFilmCollection,SacramentoArchivesandMuseumCollectionCenter CameraCranes&DolliesbyCHAPMAN/LEONARDSTUDIOEQUIPMENT, INC. J.L.FISHER PrintsbyTECHNICOLOR KODAKMotionPictureProducts FUJIFILMMotionPictureProducts AmericanHumaneAssociationmonitoredtheanimalaction. Noanimalwasharmedinthemakingofthisfilm.AHA01218 DOLBYDigital(logo)DTSDigital(logo)SDDS(logo) Approved#42944(emblem) MotionPictureAssociationofAmerica (IATSELabel)

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Thismotionpicture 2007WarnerBros.Ent.andParamountPicturesCorp. Screenplay 2007WarnerBros.Ent.andParamountPicturesCorp. OriginalScore 2007WarnerBarhamMusic,LLC AllmaterialisprotectedbyCopyrightLawsoftheUnitedStatesandall countriesthroughouttheworld.Allrightsreserved.CountryofFirstPublication: UnitedStatesofAmerica.WarnerBros.andParamountPicturesCorp.arethe authorsofthismotionpictureforpurposesofcopyrightandotherlaws.Any unauthorizedexhibition,distributionorcopyingofthisfilmoranypartthereof (includingsoundtrack)isaninfringementoftherelevantcopyrightandwill subjecttheinfringertoseverecivilandcriminalpenalties. ThisfilmisbaseduponRobertGraysmithsbooksZodiacandZodiac Unmasked,actualhistoricaleventsandpublicrecords.Dialogueandcertain eventsandcharacterscontainedinthefilmwerecreatedforthepurposesof dramatization.

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