ONIX filmproduction presents

Venus Boyz 
A film by Gabriel Baur

With the participation of
Bridge Markland
Shelly Mars
Mo B.Dick
Mistress Formika
Dee Finley
Dréd Gerestant
Queen Bee Luscious
Storme Webber
Diane Torr
Martina Meijer Torr
Marcel Meijer
Del LaGrace Volcano
Judith Halberstam
Hans Scheirl
Svar Simpson
Simo Maronati

Produced by
Kurt Maeder
Gabriel Baur

In co-production,collaboration with
Nina Froriep
Andrea Hanke
Heike Hempel

Sound by;
Ingrid Städeli
Ruppert Ivy

Margot Core

Music by
David Shiller

Edited by:
Salome Pitschen
Jean Vites
Daniela Roderer

Cinematography by
Sophie Maintigneux

Written and directed by Gabriel Baur

Diane Torr

Dréd Gerestant
Del LaGrace Volcano
Bridge Markland
Mo B. Dick - Mo Fischer
Storme Webber
Shelly Mars
Dee Finley
Queen Bee Luscious - Zanthony Preston
Mistress Formika
Hans Scheirl
Svar Simpson
Simo Maronati
Judith Halberstam
Philly Abe
Martina Meijer Torr
Marcel Meijer
Murray Hill
Penelope Tuesday
Backdoor Boys
Buster Hyman - Tracy Chapmer
Johnny Science
Valeria Solomonoff
Rebecca Shulman
Alana Amram
Raquel Warley-Goodwin
Brixton Brady
Jane Czyzselka

Written and directed by
Gabriel Baur

Sophie Maintigneux

Salome Pitschen
Jean Vites
Daniela Roderer

Archive & experimental camera           
Gabriel Baur
Salome Pitschen
Vita Gottlieb

Sound New York            
Ingrid Städeli

Sound London            
Rupert Ivey

Music Supervisor            
Margot Core

David Shiller

Sound Editing & Sound Mix
Florian Eidenbenz, Magnetix

Produced by
ONIX Filmproduction, Zürich

Kurt Maeder, Gabriel Baur

In coproduction with 
Clock Wise Productions, New York,
Nina Froriep
WDR, Köln, Heike Hempel 1997-1999,
Andrea Hanke 1999-2001
Teleclub, Zürich, Manuela Meier              

With the support of

Kanton und Stadt Zürich
Visual Arts/Migros Kulturprozent
Kulturstiftung Landis & Gyr
European Media Development Agency/BAK

Team New York
Assistant director
Salome Pitschen

Second unit camera
Martina Radwan

Third unit camera
John-Patrick Classen

Production coordinator           
Heather Brown

Production assistant/driver           
Simone Froboese

Camera/material assistant           
John-Patrick Classen

Still photographer
Edy Ferguson

Team London
Production manager Anna Wulff

Production assistant/driver           
Usha Chaman

Assistant on set
Vita Gottlieb

Additional sound
Karl Madert

Still photographer
Cecilia Fage

Supporting producer
Berlin Heino Deckert, MA.JA.DE. Films

Supporting producer Paris           
Jacques Debs, Delphine Morel

adr productions

Off-Line editing                       
ONIX Filmproduction
Fabrikvideo, IG Rote Fabrik

On-Line editing                       
Heinz Rohner, Swiss Effects

Colour correction video,Tape to film                                   
Ueli Nüesch, Swiss Effects

Title graphics                                   
Jens Volkmann, Swiss Effects

Colour correction film                       
Ruth Kägi

Egli Film, Zurich

Special thanks for the rights to:

 Shelly Mars for the text to the performance of Bridge Markland  "I can

be feeling bad" and the videomaterial from "BurLEZk" II.

Bless Bless Productions for the foto of Brandon Teena.

Philly Abe for the filmmaterial from "A Goddess"/I - "The Escape".

Del LaGrace Volcano for the foto- and videomaterial from   "Pansexual

Public Porn" and "The Drag King Book"/ co-written by Judith Halberstam.

Diane Torr for the fotos and the videomaterial from 

"The arousing reconstructions".

Dréd Gerestant for the personal fotos.

Storme Webber for the personal fotos and the rights to the songs

"Sinbad", "A dream" and "Like a train".

Dany Johnson for the song "Hustle with the muscle" by John Sex.



And warm thanks

to all participants and supporters of this film, especially:


Leonarda Gala Mir, Marion Strunk, Paul Baumann/Präsidialabteilung ZH,

Faye Marty, Mark Baur, Gebhart Henke/WDR, Bernhard Müller/Teleclub,

The Coproduction Forum/IDFA Amsterdam/1989, Elizabeth Marschan/EMDA

James Habacker/The Slipper Room/New York,

Shavell Sherman, D.J. Jolene Hawes, Julie Wheeler,

Francesca Maronati, Johnny Volcano, Mauro Santi, Simon Turk, Oreed,

Greg/Soiree/Paloma/Jesse Nicholson-Smith, Marie Marthol,

Sabine Harbeke, Kristin T. Schnider, Mariette Pathy Allen, Dieter Hall

Tom Brown, Thérèse Balduzzi, Ursula Biemann/Shedhalle Zurich,

Aikikai NYC, Mayor's Office NYC, N.Y. Police Departement Broadcast

Division, World Trade Center/Chris Duff, Baby Jupiter, Music Factory, Dr. Jay's,

Bohio Community Center, Liquid Lounge/London/Ronnie&Debbie,

London Underground/Kate Blow, Dove Regent Bar,

Highbury Pool Leisure Center/Andrea Keeble,

Modern Saree Center/H.&B. Mazid, London Eye/British Airways,

Westminster Council




Additional Score Elements created by Mark Thomas Baur

For ONIX Filmproduction GmbH


"It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World"

written by James Brown and Betty Jean Newsome

by generous permission of Musikverlag Intersong GmbH

and Neue Welt Musikverlag GmbH/ Warner/Chappell Music GmbH Germany

performed by James Brown

James Brown appears courtesy of Universal Music Switzerland AG


"Wonderland By Night"

written by Klaus Günther Neumann and Willi Stanke

permission granted by SMV Schacht

Musikverlage GmbH

performed by Bert Kaempfert

Bert Kaempfert appears courtesy of Universal Music Switzerland AG


"Jesus Is My Girlfriend"

written by Stephen Jones

performed by Babybird

published by Chrysalis Music Limited

licensed courtesy of The Echo Label Limited and

Roadrunner Records

and kind permission of Stephen Jones


”Plastic Dreams”

written by Edgar Robin Albers

published by TBM Publishing

courtesy of Dino Music

performed by Jay-Dee


”Hustle With My Muscle”

written Chal Pivik, Mark Oates and John Sex

performed by John Sex

John Sex appears courtesy of Varla Records

by kind permission of Dany Johnson, Lori Montana and dyxploitation



written by A. Farina, J. Farina and S. Farina

performed by Santo and Johnny

publishing rights courtesy of Aniraf Inc. and Greenhorn Musik Verlag

c/o Warner/Chappell Music GmbH and Co.KG Germany

Santo and Johnny appear courtesy of Underground Records of Canada

and by kind permission of John Farina


”The Crystal Lake”

written by Jason Lytle

”The Crystal Lake” used by kind permission of

Genghis Music/BMG Songs, Inc. and Alan Wolmark

performed by Grandaddy

Grandaddy appears courtesy of V2 Records, Inc.


”A Boy or A Girl”

written by Eric J.Dover and Roger J.Manning

performed by Imperial Drag

courtesy of Sunshine Suicide Songs /

EMI Virgin Music Inc. and Warner/Chappell Music GmbH


”Must Be The Music”

written by Michelle Blackmon and Jerome Prister

performed by Secret Weapon

courtesy of Blue Image Music and Unidisc Music Inc.

Secret Weapon appears courtesy of Unidisc Music Inc.



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