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Halo: The Television Series


Season One

Episode specifications



Air date:

April 7, 2022[1]

Run time:

54 minutes, 28 seconds

Production information


Roel Reiné


Kyle Killen
Steven Kane


Emergence is the third episode of the first season of Halo: The Television Series. The episode aired on April 7, 2022.[1][2]

Official summary[edit]

John meets his new partner, and he discovers secrets inside his own memory. Kwan wants to return to Madrigal to continue her people's fight for independence, but Soren has other plans for her. Makee initiates her plan to retrieve the Madrigal object, with deadly consequences.[3]


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Technology and equipment


Directed by Roel Reiné

Written by Kyle Killen and Steven Kane

Developed by Kyle Killen and Steven Kane

Based on the Halo Video Game Universe


  • Pablo Schreiber
  • Shabana Azmi
  • Natasha Culzac
  • Olive Gray
  • Yerin Ha
  • Bentley Kalu
  • Kate Kennedy
  • Charlie Murphy
  • Danny Sapani
  • Jen Taylor
  • with Bokeem Woodbine and Natascha McElhone

Also Starring

  • Burn Gorman
  • Fiona O’Shaughnessy
  • Julian Bleach
  • Karl Johnson
  • Hilton McRae

Executive Producers

  • Steven Spielberg
  • Steven Kane
  • Kiki Wolfkill
  • Frank O’Connor
  • Bonnie Ross
  • Justin Falvey
  • Darryl Frank
  • Otto Bathurst
  • Toby Leslie
  • Kyle Killen
  • Scott Pennington

Co-Executive Producers

  • Gian Paolo Varani
  • Richard E. Robbins
  • Justine Juel Gillmer

Supervising Producer Silka Luisa

Consulting Producer

  • Mark Malone
  • Katie Swain


  • Sheila Hockin
  • Charlotte Keating
  • Michael Armbruster

Director of Photography Eric Kress DFF

Production Designer Sophie Becher

Editor Geoff Ashenhurst

Music by Sean Callery

Casting by Jinya[sic] Jay and Olivia Brittain

Guest Starring

  • Ryan McParland

Additional Cast (in Order of Appearance)

  • Det Billy Marlow
  • Young Makee Zazie Hayhurst
  • Enforcer Robert Jackson
  • Enforcer #2 Ádám Boncz
  • Sangheili #1 Hans Peterson
  • Squirrel Gábor Nagypál
  • Trokan Anna Trokán
  • Captain Yates Matt Devere
  • Radio Operator Zsófia Miklós
  • Weapons Operator Sorel Kembe
  • Sensor Operator Lilien Fanni Namenyi
  • John's Mother Sarah Ridgeway
  • John's Father Duncan Pow
  • Kessler Tylan Bailey
  • Young Marine Natalia Tóth
  • Second Marine Kevin Ogunleye
  • Teenager Áron Árany-Tóth

Unit Production Managers

  • Robert Bernacchi
  • Gabi Csoma

First Assistant Director Dale Butler

Second Assistant Director Nadia Brand

343/Halo Transmedia Producer Cheryl Nebelsieck

343/Halo Canon Technical Consultant Kenneth Peters

343/Halo Franchise Manager Corrinne Robinson

343/Halo Franchise Producer Carlos Naranjo

Supervising Art Director Matt Hywel-Davies

Senior Art Directors

  • Andrew Ackland-Snow
  • Kiera Tudway

Art Directors

  • Matt Sims
  • Brett Hirson
  • Gergo Rieger
  • Kriszta Szilagyi
  • Renato Cseh
  • Jim McCallum

Lead Graphics Designer Eva Hartmann

Costume Designer Giovanni Lipari

Costume Supervisors

  • Gabor Homonnay
  • Balazs Labancz

Hair Designer Mauro Tamagnini

Make Up Designer Felicity Bowring

Special Effects Supervisor Paul Stephenson

Special Effects Coordinators

  • Balazs Boross
  • Adam Szucs

Movement Coach/Choreographer Kristof Varnagy

Armoury Liam Byrne

Military Advisor Daniel Hirst

Set Decorators

  • Adam Polgar
  • Guy Potgieter

Property Master Andrew Orlando

Clearances Coordinator Paula Byrden

Stunt Coordinator Domonkos Pardanyi

A Camera Operator Michael Soos

B Camera Operators

  • Adam Fillenz
  • Gyorgy Reder

Camera First Assistants

  • Tamas Janossa
  • Adam Kliegl
  • Tamas Olah


  • Oliver Whickman
  • Laszlo Molnar

Key Grips

  • Tommaso Mele
  • Gabor Balda

Production Supervisor Lyndzi Doyle

Assistant Production Manager Alex Balla

Production Coordinator Veronika Bojtos

Key Script Supervisor Morag Cameron

Script Supervisor Dora Sarkozi

Script Coordinator Joe Greskoviak

Writer's Assistant Iván Karajz

Production Sound Mixer Tamas Devenyi

Senior Location Manager Andras Rudolf

Location Managers

  • Daniel Toth
  • Csaba Sepsi
  • Viktor Mitev

Transport Coordinator Sandor Viseralek

Hungarian Casting by Katalin Baranyi

Additional Casting by

  • Poping Auyeung
  • Yoko Narahashi
  • Su Kim

Child Casting Verity Naughton

Casting Associate Melissa Gethin Clarke

Casting Assistant Becky Rossmaur

Second Unit

Second Unit Director Tom Struthers

Second Unit 1st Assistant Director Mircea Hategan

Unit Production Manager Veronika Dobos

Assistant Unit Production Manager Zsigmond Cholnoky

Production Coordinator Anna Szoke

Director of Photography Gabor Marosi

Camera Operator Attila Pfeffer

Gaffer Mark Czirjak

Key Grip David Kecskemeti

Art Director Norbert Nagy

Key Hair Stylist Arianna Palmucci

Script Supervisor Julia Raczky

Sound Mixer Janos Csaki Jr.

DIT Robert Gradvolt

Financial Controller Wendy Ellerker

Production Accountants

  • Kolos Trimmel
  • Peter Dano
  • Carla Self
  • Linda Gillespie

Language Consultant David J. Peterson

Dialogue Coach Hans Peterson

Digital Imaging Technician Peter Racz

Senior Colourist Bill Ferwerda

Senior Online Editor Adrian Saywell

Digital Dailies Supervisor Adam Jurkovich

Project Managers

  • Sarah Riley
  • Shane Allan

Post Producer Bill Goddard

Associate Producer Ian Keltie

Post Production Supervisor Lee Hughes

Post Production Coordinator Kathleen Harris

Post Production Coordinator (Deliverables) Renée Perrin

VFX Editor Andrew Bukovac

First Assistant Picture Editors

  • Wes Demkiw
  • Daisy Maclean
  • Simon Thede

Assistant Picture Editor Arielle Skolnik

Trainee Assistant Picture Editor Jesse Scarrow

Sound Designers

  • Brennan Mercer
  • David Evans

Supervising Sound Editor Jane Tattersall, MPSE

Supervising Sound Editor (ADR) Dale Sheldrake

Sound Effects Editor David Caporale

Dialogue Editor Claire Dobson

Music Editor Yuri Gorbachow

1st Assistant Sound Editors

  • Sue Fawcett
  • Andrew Wright
  • Nadya Hanlon

Re-Recording Mixers

  • Lou Solakofski
  • Matt Chan

Lead Visual Effects Supervisors

  • Dominic Remane
  • Tom Turnbull

Visual Effects Producer Bill Halliday

Lead On Set VFX Supervisor Leann Harvey

VFX Production Manager Kelsey Thompson

Lead VFX Data Wrangler Tamas Udvardi

VFX Data Wrangler Bence Tobik

Assistant VFX Data Wranglers

  • Bennett Gyurik
  • Tamas Hajdu
Visual Effects by Pixomondo

Visual Effects Supervisor Phil Prates

VFX Production Manager Esther Gonzalez Flores

VFX Character/Creature Supervisor Sung June Kim

VFX Animation Supervisor Steve Seongik Hong

VFX Lead Jinsung Kim

Visual Effects by Mr. X

Visual Effects Supervisor Craig Calvert

Senior Visual Effects Producer Luke Groves

Visual Effects Producer Nick Colangelo

CG Supervisor Kedar Nath Manapragada

Animation Supervisor Martin Hesselink

VFX Lighting Supervisor Viduttam Rajan Katkar

Visual Effects by Rocket Science VFX

Visual Effects Supervisor Tom Plaskett

DFX Supervisor Chris Zammit

CG Supervisor Amiy Shrivastava

Compositing Supervisor Mohsin Kazi

VFX Producer JP Giamos

VFX Production Manager John Markle

Visual Effects by Cinesite

Visual Effects Producer Jonathan Brayer

Visual Effects Supervisor Sean Stranks

VFX Project Manager Amanda Nguyen

CG Supervisor Graham Huston

Compositing Supervisor Christian Simon

Visual Effects by Rodeo FX

Visual Effects Supervisor Patrick David

Visual Effects Producer Nancy Heller

CG Supervisor Xavier Lafarge

Compositing Supervisor Pierre-Hugues Vachon

VFX Asset Supervisor Vincent L'heureaux

Matte Painter Mai-anh Tran

Visual Effects by Take 5

Assistant Production Manager Kealeagh Brewer

VFX Compositing Supervisor Maria Gordon

VFX Lead Compositor Jerry Lai

Lead Matte Painter Alphonso Young

VFX Compositors

  • Travis Pond
  • Corey Mayne
  • Yuri Shubenin
Visual Effects by Fillscrn

Digital Compositors

  • Balázs Varga
  • Andor Záhonyi
  • Róbert Illés
  • Dóra Bárány
  • Gergely Kányog
  • József Morvay

Post Production Services Take 5 Productions

Colour And Finish Company 3 Toronto

Dailies Colorfront

Sound Post Production

  • Formosa Group Toronto
  • Footsteps Sound and Picture

Main Title Design Goodbye Kansas Studios

Funded by the Government of Canada

Financé par le Gouvernement du Canada

  • Creative BC
  • Québec Cgre
  • Ontario Creates
  • Production Services Tax Credit Sodec
  • British Columbia
  • DGC (Directors Guild of Canada) Ontario

With the participation of the Province of British Columbia Production Services Tax Credit

Production services In Hungary provided by Mid Atlantic Films


  • Adam Goodman
  • Howard Ellis

Head of Production Gergő Balika

Thank you to

The National Film Office-National Media and Info-Communications Authority Of Hungary and the Hungarian National Film Fund

National Film Institute Hungary

Supported by the Hungarian Film Incentive

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