Weapons of Mass Distraction


1h 40m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Set in the near future, a pair of media moguls clash while competing to buy the same professional football team. Their personal and business rivalry turns into a nasty campaign of blackmail, political intrigue and mud-slinging played out in a full-blown media war that threatens to destory both men a

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Set in the near future, a pair of media moguls clash while competing to buy the same professional football team. Their personal and business rivalry turns into a nasty campaign of blackmail, political intrigue and mud-slinging played out in a full-blown media war that threatens to destory both men and their families.

Crew

Steve Abrams

Dolly Grip

Julie Adair

Stunts

Anthony Alfonso

Driver

Vic Anderson

Transportation Coordinator

Deena Appel

Costume Designer

Mustaq Ashrafi

Makeup

Mustaq Ashrafi

Hair

Stephanie Axe

Assistant

Billy Bain

Driver

David Lee Bartel

Driver

Ron Batzdorff

Photography

Heidi Baumgarten

On-Set Dresser

Dorre Bayliss

Animal Wrangler

Tony Bendt

Grip

Peter Bentley

Sound Mixer

Matthew J. Birch

Production Coordinator

Mari Bloom

Hair

Jeffrey Bova

Driver

Charles Breen

Art Director

Charles Brewer

Stunts

Donald Brewton

Other

Kelly Brine

Storyboard Artist

Robert Brinkmann

Director Of Photography

Neil Brody

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Richard Broun

Assistant Camera Operator

Bobette Buster

Production Consultant

Charles Butcher

Art Director

Kaylene Carlson

Other

Mark Chadwick

Stunts

Harry Cheney

Dialogue Editor

Lou Cicero

Dolly Grip

Ricco Clement

Assistant Camera Operator

Craig Conover

Craft Service

Rocco Cordola

Driver

Tom Costain

Assistant Editor

Dave Cowan

Dialogue Editor

Tangi Crawford

Wardrobe

Steve Cremin

Special Effects

Jake Cross

Grip

Tomislav Culina

Grip

Jeff Dashnaw

Stunt Coordinator

Don Davis

Music

Keith M Davis

Electrician

Ross Day

Location Scout

Timothy Dehetre

Other

Louis Dicesare

Gaffer

Richard Dionne

Driver

Randy Dugan

Assistant Production Accountant

James Dunne

Driver

Jennifer Dunne

Assistant Location Manager

Maria C Dylan

Production Coordinator

Jordan Edelman

Driver

Scott Edelson

Boom Operator

Michael Esparza

Driver

Lisa Essary

Casting Associate

Larry Fioritto

Special Effects Coordinator

Scott Fishman

Other

Karla Flores

Post-Production Assistant

David Craig Forrest

Makeup

Douglas Fox

Property Master

William Freesh

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Kiki Garwood

Wardrobe Supervisor

Steven R. Gehrke

Script Supervisor

Larry Gelbart

Executive Producer

Larry Gelbart

Screenplay

Sandy Gendler

Sound Editor

Robert Gersicoff

Camera Operator

Evan L Gilner

Assistant Director

Adam Glickman

Production Assistant

Lisa Goldsmith

On-Set Dresser

Martin Goulding

Other

Jeff Graham

Assistant Camera Operator

Eric Grove

Photography

Richard Haas

Assistant Camera Operator

Thomas Halligan

Set Costumer

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Steve Harvey

Other

John Paul Hays

Boom Operator

William Hobson

Grip

K.c. Hodenfield

Assistant Director

Mark S Hoerr

Post-Production Supervisor

Troy Hope

Other

Norman Howell

Stunts

Albert Ibbotson

Supervising Sound Editor

Rex Ives

Stunts

China Iwata

Props Assistant

Stan Jones

Music Editor

Phillip Jordan

Electrician

Pamela Nedd Kahn

Foley

Amy Kane

Foley

Clipton Kearns

Driver

Marc Thomas King

Assistant

Alar Kivilo

Director Of Photography

Joseph John Kontra

Assistant Director

Steve Koster

Camera Operator

Buz Kramer

Craft Service

Lynne Kramer

Craft Service

Kim Kurumada

Unit Production Manager

Natasha Landau

Costume Designer

Bob Larossa

Color Timer

Mark Larry

Sound Effects Editor

Jana Lehman

Art Department Coordinator

Lee Lemont

Adr Editor

Howard London

Adr Mixer

Reinaldo Lopezy

Other

Brian Lucas

Electrician

Mike Marco

Carpenter

Thomas William Marshall

Electrician

Bruce Mattox

Special Effects

Robert Mcnerney

Foreman

Tony Mcnerney

Carpenter

Karen Mcswiney

Assistant Production Accountant

Pia Mehr

Other

Marc Meisels

Swing Gang

Brian Mertens

Carpenter

Tony Molina

Transportation Captain

Ian Momberger

Grip

Christopher Moore

Set Decorator

Robert Morgenroth

Visual Effects Supervisor

Pay Moss

Production Accountant

Wendy P Neel

Set Decorator

Matthew Nelson

Assistant Camera Operator

Edward Nielsen

Assistant Camera Operator

Ed Nottoli

Assistant Camera Operator

Zack Olin

Production Assistant

Mike Olman

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

David Oppenheim

Driver

Anthony Q Palmer

Electrician

Anthony Patterson

Effects Coordinator

Efren Perez

Swing Gang

Jennifer Perkins

Electrician

Eduardo Ponsdomenech

Music Editor

Jeff Porter

Medic

Nancy Pyne-hapke

Other

Kirsten Reed

Assistant Editor

Kenny Rivenbark

Camera Operator

Jason Roberts

Assistant Director

Selwyn Roberts

Unit Production Manager

Vince Rodriguez

Key Grip

Woody Romine

Other

Charles Rosen

Production Designer

Monty Rowan

Camera Operator

Carmine Rubino

Foley Mixer

Amanda Rush

Medic

Sean Ryerson

Producer

Michael Sabga

Graphics

Tony Salome

Location Manager

Ric San Nicholas

Special Effects

Miguel Angel Sanchez

Electrician

Virgil Sanchez

Special Effects

Brooke Sartorius

Swing Gang

Amanda Schenk

Assistant

David Schrager

Assistant Director

Michael A. Schumacher

Assistant Location Manager

Renee Schuyten

Assistant Camera Operator

Jim Sevin

Video

David Sheer

Music Contractor

Nancy Shumovich

Graphic Artist

Amy Singer

Assistant

Peyton Skelton

Best Boy

Deborah Slate

Set Costumer

Tim Soronen

Grip

Linda Spheeris

Set Decorator

Sara Spring

Production Supervisor

Zach Staenberg

Editor

Armin Steiner

Music

Philip J Stewart

Driver

Lee Stranahan

Digital Effects Supervisor

Michael P. Sweeney

Props Assistant

Bric Tanner

Graphic Artist

Beth Tate

Location Scout

Richard V Tavtigian

Foley Editor

Jason Tenzer

Assistant Camera Operator

David Theard

Driver

Russ Tolliver

Driver

Brian Triggs

Assistant Production Coordinator

Christopher W Trott

Location Manager

Rich Uribe

Electrician

Steven Valerio

Graphic Artist

Cory Van Dyke

Assistant

Michael Walsh

Driver

Josh Walters

Grip

Paul Walton

Other

Scott Waugh

Stunts

Craig R West

Assistant Director

Casey Wheeler

Carpenter

Gregory White

Assistant Camera Operator

Martine White

Location Scout

Scott Wilder

Stunts

Craig Williams

Driver

Stephanie Ziemer

Set Decorator

Kerry Zook

Driver

Gary M. Zuckerbrod

Casting

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States May 17, 1997

Aired in United States November 18, 1997

Released in United States on Video November 18, 1997

Began shooting November 4, 1996.