All the stock footage, photos and audio recordings in the film were sourced entirely from Mick Rock's personal archive.

The footage of David Bowie backstage at a Ziggy Stardust concert and Syd Barrett tripping on acid has never been seen before in public.

The score is by multi-instrumentalist Steven Drozd from the psychedelic rock band, the Flaming Lips

The director Barnaby Clay has stated that the theatrical style apparent in the dramatic recreations were inspired by the aesthetics of Glam Rock. The lighting looks throughout were also inspired by Mick Rock's original photos.

Director Barney Clay has many affiliations to the music world as he is married to Karen O of The Yeah Yeah Yeahs.