The Weight of the World

The Weight of the World is episode five of the fourth season of the Salter Street Films/Cinar long-form television series Emily of New Moon (1998–1999; 2002–2003) and episode 44 overall. It first aired on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation on 11 February 2003. It was written by Leila Basen and directed by Matthew Nodella. It was preceded by “Too Close to the Sun” and followed by “Away.”

This episode stars series regulars Stephen McHattie (Cousin Jimmy), Jessica Pellerin (Ilse Burnley), Martha MacIsaac (Emily), and Sheila McCarthy (Aunt Laura). Guest stars include Adam Frost (Jack Haszard), Shawn Roberts (Teddy Kent), and Jacqueline MacKenzie (Margaux Lavoie).

Credits

Opening Credits

Salter Street Films & Cinar present

EMILY OF NEW MOON

Based upon the novels written by L.M. Montgomery

Cousin Jimmy: STEPHEN McHATTIE

Ilse Burnley: JESSICA PELLERIN

Emily: MARTHA MacISAAC

and SHEILA McCARTHY as Aunt Laura

Developed by MARLENE MATTHEWS
Supervising Producer: LEILA BASEN
Co-Executive Producer: MATTHEW NODELLA
Executive Producers: MICHELINE CHAREST, MICHAEL DONOVAN, RONALD A. WEINBERG

Episode Credits

ADAM FROST as Jack Haszard

Original Casting: JON COMERFORD C.D.C.
Director of Photography: BOB MATTIGETZ
Art Director: DON McEWEN
Costume Designer: KATE DELMAGE
Edited by VIDAL BEIQUE
Music Composed by CHRISTOPHER DEDRICK
Executive Story Editor: DAVID PRESTON
Creative Producer for CINAR: PATRICIA LAVOIE
Executive Producer for WIC Entertainment: DALE A. ANDREWS
Producer: JENIPHER RITCHIE
Written by LEILA BASEN
Directed by MATTHEW NODELLA

Ending Credits

Teddy Kent: SHAWN ROBERTS

Cast
Rhoda Stuart: EMILY CARA COOK
Jenny Strang: MACKENZIE DONALDSON
Margaux Lavoie: JACQUELINE MACKENZIE
Buyer: DAVID RENTON
Mr. Pride: PETER BLAIS

Casting
ELITE CASTING (Quebec)
LISA FERGUSON (NS & PEI)

Crew
Production Manager: WANDA CHAFFEY
1st Assistant Director: ISABELLE BRUTUS
2nd Assistant Director: OLIVIER CHOUINARD
Production Coordinator: CATHY GRANT
1st Assistant Art Director: JAMES CAMERON
2nd Assistant Art Director: LUCILLE PARENTEAU
Art Department Coordinator: GORDON LAPP”A” Camera Operator: DOMINIQUE RICARD
“B” Camera and Steady-cam Operator: YVAN BOURDAGES
1st Assistant “A” Camera: YVES DRAPEAU
1st Assistant “B” Camera: JAMES RITCHIE
2nd Assistant “A” Camera: ANIK DRAPEAU
2nd Assistant “B” Camera: BILLY DUNN

Production Sound Mixer: JIM RILLIE
Boom Operator: FRANK KAVANAGH
Gaffer: CHARLES BEETZ
Best Boy Electric: PETER MATHYS
Key Grip: ROSS SANGSTER
Dolly Grip: SERGE GAREAU
Best Boy Grip: DAVID HOLMAN

Wardrobe Supervisor: DEANNE ANTHONY
Set Wardrobe Continuity: JOANN MORRISON
Set Wardrobe Coordinator: MELINDA WALKER
Key Make-Up Artist: JANE MEADE
Assistant Make-Up Artist: ROSE COLWELL
Key Hair Stylist: NORMA RICHARD
Assistant Hair Stylist: CYNTHIA PATTON

Property Master: RICHARD CARRIERE
2nd Props Master: YVES CASTONGUAY
Props Buyer: KATHLEEN ROSS
Key Set Decorator: MICHEL LEMIEUX
Lead Set Dresser: KRIS ROGERS
Set Decorators: BRIAN ENMAN, ANDREW MacDONALD
Construction Coordinator: DAVID SUTHERLAND
Lead Carpenter: RODNEY LEARY
Head Painter: DENISE LAFONTAINE
Scenic Painter: SUSANNE BEAUCHEMIN

Script Continuity Supervisor: CHERYL YOUNG
3rd Assistant Director: HEATHER HARVEY
Script Coordinator: SUSANNAH BRENNAN
Historic Consultant/Location Scout: R.A. (DUTCH) THOMPSON
Location Manager: DAVID HYSLOP
Assistant Production Coordinator: EILEEN NORMAN
Accommodations Coordinator: CHRISTINE MacDONALD

Production Accountant: B.J. DAINARD
Assistant Accountants: ELIZABETH HAGEN, TARA SULLIVAN
Transportation Coordinator: STEPHEN MURPHY
Head Driver: KEITH FLYNN
Head Wrangler: DEBBIE BAIN
Stand In for Ms. MacIsaac: JANE HENNESSEY
Child Coordinator: ELAINE STRAWBRIDGE
Head of Security at Cabot: FULTON CHAMPION
Craft Service: GREG THOMAS
Caterer: GRILLED CHEESE ETC.

Post-Production by
CINAR STUDIOS

Studio Director: FRANÇOIS DESCHAMPS
Post-production Director: PETER ALVES
Sound Supervisor: RAYMOND VERMETTE
Video Supervisor: JOEY VEKTERIS
Post-production Coordinator: MARIE-ANDRÉE BÉDARD
Dialogue Editor: GENEVIÈVE LEVAC
Sound Effects Editor: SERGE FORTIN
Music Editor: STEVE WENER

ADR Editors: GENEVIÈVE LEVAC, NATALIE FLEURANT
ADR Supervisor: KATRINA WALSH
ADR Recording: KEN MacCAULL, SHANE BRYANTON

Foley: MONIQUE VÉZINA, DIANE VÉZINA
Foley Assistants: MARTINE COLLIN, ALEXIS FARAND
Foley Recording Engineers: PIERRE BOURCIER, LUC PELLERIN
Re-recording Engineer: PIERRE L’ABBÉ
Assistant Engineer: PHILIPPE PELLETIER

Visual Effects Supervisor: YVES BÉLAND
Computer Graphics Artist: FRANÇOIS LEDUC
On-Line Editors: MICHEL SIMARD, LUC BÉLIVEAU, MAUDE FAVREAU
Assistant Picture Editors: CATHERINE HENRY, GRAHAM CHISHOM

Assistant Sound Editor: MARTIN LEMIEUX
Assistant Coordinator: MARCO CONTESTABILE
Cinar Production Executives: MARIE-JOSÉE CORBEIL, HASANAIN PANJU
Financial Directors: BRIAN MacEAHAN, ANDREW PORPORINO
Business Affairs Directors: KATHLEEN McNAIR, ELAINE PARTRIDGE
Legal Counsel: JEFF WISE

Cinar Production Supervisor: JOSÉE MAUFFETTE
Cinar Associate Producer: JANE SCHMELTZER
Music Administrator: CÉLINE PÉLOQUIN

Original Music Score
Composed and Interpreted by
CHRISTOPHER DEDRICK
Copyright © 1999 Les Éditions de la rue St-André (SOCAN)

Original Design Concept
PERRI GORRARA

Produced with the Participation of
Canadian Television Fund
Created by the Government of Canada
And the Canadian cable industry

Telefilm Canada: Equity Investment Program

CTF: Licence Fee Program

Gouvernement du Québec Film and Television Tax Credit

Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit program

and
Enterprise P.E.I./
Province of Prince Edward Island
The Province of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Film Industry Tax Credit Program

ACTRA/DGC/IATSE 849/IATSE 667/WRITERS GUILD

Filmed entirely on location in
Prince Edward Island.

The television series “Emily of New Moon” has
been authorized by the Heirs of
L.M. Montgomery.

Executive in Charge of Production for
Salter Street Films Limited
CHARLES BISHOP

Produced in Association with
WIC ENTERTAINMENT

A Nova Scotia/Quebec Co-Production
Produced by
SALTER STREET FILMS
and
CINAR Corporation

Copyright © 1999 Emily IV Productions Inc.
a subsidiary of Salter Street Films Ltd./
Pigtail IV Productions Inc.
a subsidiary of CINAR Corporation
All rights reserved.

Based upon the novels
“Emily of New Moon”, “Emily Climbs”
and “Emily’s Quest”
written by L.M. Montgomery

The trademarks “Emily” and
“Emily of New Moon” are the property of
the Heirs of L.M. Montgomery and are
used under license by
Emily IV Productions Incorporated and
Pigtail IV Productions Inc.