The Path to 9/11


2h 2006

Brief Synopsis

For six years John O'Neill was the FBI's expert on Al Qaeda. O'Neill made repeated warnings of Al Qaeda's potential threat to the United States, but his warnings fell on deaf ears at the FBI headquarters. O'Neill left the FBI in the Summer of 2001 to take a head of security job at the World Trade

Film Details

Also Known As
9/11 History Project, ABC 9/11 Commission Report Project, ABC/History Project, Path to 9/11
Release Date
2006
Location
Morocco; New York City, New York, USA; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Washington, DC, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

For six years John O'Neill was the FBI's expert on Al Qaeda. O'Neill made repeated warnings of Al Qaeda's potential threat to the United States, but his warnings fell on deaf ears at the FBI headquarters. O'Neill left the FBI in the Summer of 2001 to take a head of security job at the World Trade Center, just weeks before September 11.

Crew

Zakaria Alaoui

Line Producer

Amanda Alden

Production Coordinator

Rick Alexander

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Sayed Badreya

Technical Advisor

Iain Baird

Camera Operator

Greg Beale

Art Director

Mohamed Benhmamane

Location Manager

Jacqueline Bisbano

Assistant Editor

Jerry Borris

Best Boy Electric

Eydi Caines-floyd

Costume Designer

Andrew Caney

Best Boy Grip

Terry G Carney

Technical Advisor

Greg Chapman

Sound Mixer

Greg Chown

Art Director

Omar Chraibi

Unit Manager

Carolyn Chriss

Researcher

Matthew J Clark

Assistant Director

Arthur Clarke

Assistant Location Manager

Robin D. Cook

Casting Director

Mitchell Danton

Editor

Robert L Davis

Transportation Coordinator

Paul Dixon

Editing

John Dondertman

Production Designer

Bruce Dunn

Coproducer

Chris Dunn

Assistant Location Manager

Jennifer Euston

Casting Associate

Peter Fernberger

Camera Operator

Frank Ferro

Assistant Director

Roger Finlay

Camera Operator

Ron Finn

Music Editor

Carol Flaisher

Location Coordinator

Penelope L Foster

Producer

Gina Fowler

Production Coordinator

Nathan Frankowski

Consultant

Jonathan Freeman

Director Of Photography

Bryn Garrison

Location Manager

Freddie Godden

Hair Stylist

Kathleen Graham

Makeup Supervisor

Mike Graham

Supervising Sound Editor

David Handman

Editor

Bob Harper

Key Grip

Rick Hart

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Ahmed Hatimi

Assistant Director

Nicole Hilliard-forde

Casting Director

Keith Hlady

Camera Operator

Bryan M Horne

Editor

Ben Huddleston

Video

Margret Huddleston

Researcher

Peter Hutchinson

Special Effects

Zinedine Ibnoujabal

Assistant Director

Dan Johnson

Music Editor

Jamie Jones

Stunt Coordinator

Rosalie Joseph

Casting Director

Samuel M Katz

Consultant

Thomas H Kean

Co-Executive Producer

Tom Keane

Consultant

Patricia Larman

Set Decorator

Meg Liberman

Casting Director

Vair Macphee

Production Coordinator

John Miller

Consultant

John Miller

Source Material

Tom Nicoletti

Technical Advisor

Cyrus Nowrasteh

Producer

Cyrus Nowrasteh

Writer

Pierre Ouellet

Assistant Director

David Owen

Gaffer

Luis Patino

Post-Production Supervisor

Karen Perez

Location Manager

Glenn Pineau

Camera Operator

Marc Platt

Executive Producer

Hans Proppe

Producer

Cedric Proust

Stunt Coordinator

Trevor Puckle

Assistant Director

Katie Rampey

Casting Assistant

Joel Ransom

Director Of Photography

Deborah Ricketts

Researcher

Rich Rogers

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Richard Luke Rothschild

Line Producer

Geoffrey Rowland

Editor

Judy Ruzylo

Researcher

Steve Sahagun

Assistant Editor

Daniela Saioni

Script Supervisor

Marcel Saumure

Assistant Director

Brad Schreiber

Assistant Editor

Gary Schroen

Advisor

Eric Sears

Editor

Damien Simon

Assistant Editor

Suzanne Smith

Casting Director

Geoffrey Soffer

Casting

Kerry Spurrell

Property Master

Michael Stone

Consultant

Michael Stone

Source Material

Eric S Strand

Editing

Alan Sutton

Technical Advisor

Widad Taha

Production Coordinator

Mark Tapson

Writer

Charles Taylor

Consultant

Natascha Tillmanns

Production Manager

Kurt Uebersax

Assistant Director

Edward A. Warschilka

Editing

Claire Welland

Production Manager

Mark Winemaker

Executive Producer

Eric Yellin

Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
9/11 History Project, ABC 9/11 Commission Report Project, ABC/History Project, Path to 9/11
Release Date
2006
Location
Morocco; New York City, New York, USA; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Washington, DC, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 2006 Eddie Award for Best Edited Miniseries or Motion Picture for Commercial Television (Geoffrey Rowland, A.C.E., Eric Sears, Bryan Horne, David Handman & Mitchell Danton, "Part 2") by the American Cinema Editors (ACE).

Aired in United States September 10, 2006

Aired in United States September 11, 2006

Information from "The 9/11 Commission Report, "John Miller and Michael Stone's book, "The Cell" and Samuel Katz's book "The Relentless Pursuit" was used in the script.

Picked up to production for the 2006-2007 season.

Former New Jersey Governor Tom Keane and former ABC News Anchor John Miller will advise on the project.

Budget Estimated between $30 million-$40 million.

Aired in UK on BBC2 Newtork in September, 2006.

Aired in USA on ABC Network September 10, 2006 and September 11, 2006 without commercial interruption or advertising.

Miniseries made available for free via streaming video at ABC.com and iTunes.

Began shooting July 25, 2005 and completed shooting October 29, 2005 in Toronto. Began and completed shooting Winter, 2005 in Morocco.

2 (episodes)

Nominated for seven 2007 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Cinematography For A Miniseries or Movie (Joel Ransom) and Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Miniseries Or A Movie (Geoffrey Rowland, A.C.E., Eric Sears, A.C.E., Bryan Horne, David Handman, A.C.E., & Mitchell Danton), by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.