Life in Our Lake Film Credits

A film by Michael Alan Timm

Music by Erik Johnson

Narrated by Grace DeWolff

Assistant Producer
Catherine Simons

Underwater Cinematography by Chris Houghton & Jeff Houghton

Above Water Cinematography by Michael Timm & Catherine Simons

Sound Recording by Michelle McKenzie

Food Web Animation by Christopher Poff

Science Consultant
John Janssen

Filmed on Lake Michigan aboard the R/V Neeskay and the Osprey in conjunction with Abby DeBofsky’s goby toxicity research in 2013.

Cladophora timelapse video courtesy of Ben Turschak


Deep mussels at 55 m video courtesy of Caroline Mosley


Plankton images courtesy of Carmen Aguilar-Diaz


Mussel close-up video courtesy of Russell Cuhel, originally published by Cuhel and Aguilar in Annual Reviews of Marine Science 2013


ROV videos courtesy of Rob Paddock, John Janssen, and Jeff Houghton


Cladophora video courtesy of John Janssen and Jeff Houghton


Quagga mussels courtesy of Bootsma Lab


Appearances by
Geoffrey Anderson
Abby DeBofsky
Russell Cuhel
Chris Houghton
Jeff Houghton
Caroline Mosley
Rob Paddock
Catherine Simons
Anonymous Great Lakes fisherman
Special thanks
Carmen Aguilar-Diaz
Geoffrey Anderson
Lee Barczak
Harvey Bootsma
Russell Cuhel
Abby DeBofsky
Chris Guse
Lane Hall
Chris Houghton
Jeff Houghton
John Janssen
Jerry Kaster
Rebecca Klaper
Caroline Mosley
Dylan Olson
Rob Paddock
Margret Petrie
Catherine Simons
Greg Stamatelakys
Rudi Strickler
Ben Turschak
Jim Waples
Jon Welstead
Rachel Wilberding
Erin Wilcox