DROP Squad


1h 24m 1994

Brief Synopsis

A black advertising executive is the target of a "drop" by a mythical group whose goal is to abduct people and counsel them on the errors of their ways. The band's edict is to grab "lost" brothers and sisters who've turned their backs on their heritage. D.R.O.P. is an acronym for Deprogramming and R

Film Details

Also Known As
D.R.O.P. Squad, The
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
Gramercy Pictures
Location
New Jersey, USA; Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 24m

Synopsis

A black advertising executive is the target of a "drop" by a mythical group whose goal is to abduct people and counsel them on the errors of their ways. The band's edict is to grab "lost" brothers and sisters who've turned their backs on their heritage. D.R.O.P. is an acronym for Deprogramming and Restoration of Pride.

Crew

Abdul Abbott

Sound Recordist

Saul Alter

Craft Service

Denise Bailie

Assistant Camera Operator

Steve Baker

Grip

Steve Baker

Driver

Tim Barrett

Construction Coordinator

John Bearden

Other

Mike Bearden

Music Supervisor

Michael Bennett

Line Producer

Adam Block

Production Accountant

Kip Bogdahn

Other

Kip Bogdahn

Grip

Mark Booker

Production Assistant

Fontella Boone

Assistant Costume Designer

Leslie Boston

Transportation Captain

Jocelyn Brewer

Assistant Production Coordinator

Scott Brinson

Gaffer

Jaki Brown-karman

Casting

Kimberly Buckley

On-Set Dresser

Stephanie Burroughs

Set Production Assistant

Bill Butler

Property Master

Ricardo Butler

Props Assistant

Larry M. Cherry

Hair

Thomas Coe

Assistant Director

Jim Coleman

Carpenter

Lamont Crawford

Key Grip

Stephen Crocker

Other

John Culbreth

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Annette Daniels

Wardrobe

Karen Davis

Assistant Director

Marshall Davis

On-Set Dresser

Neil Dent

Other

Joe Desalvo

Director Of Photography

R W Dixon

Assistant Director

Robin Downes

Assistant

Warren Drummond

Storyboard Artist

Buddy Enright

Production Manager

Christian Epps

Other

Betty Fenner

Wardrobe Supervisor

Greg Foster

Camera Assistant

Albie Garcia

Video

Gerald Gloster

Grip

Clark Grain

Production Assistant

Andrea Greer

Script Supervisor

Joe Grimaldi

Best Boy

Paul Hammacher

Dolly Grip

Jamal Henry

Location Manager

Jevon Heyliger

Production Assistant

Nancy Howell

Other

Charles R Hunt

Boom Operator

Darlene Jackson

Costume Designer

David Johnson

Other

David C Johnson

Screenplay

Stephanie Jones

Assistant Director

Suzanne Jones

Office Assistant

John Jordan

Other

Mark Kelly

Production Assistant

Ken Kelsch

Director Of Photography

Nat Kendrick

Best Boy

Harriet Landau

Makeup

Kevin Lee

Editor

Spike Lee

Executive Producer

Ruth Leitman

Photography

Skip Lievsay

Sound Designer

Jim Lilis

Art Department Coordinator

Dennis Livesey

Assistant Camera Operator

Jamie Marlowe

Assistant Camera Operator

Ina Mayhew

Production Designer

Scott Mayhew

Graphic Artist

Jim Mcmillen

Best Boy Grip

Purvis Middlebrooks

Other

John Mitchell

Other

Fred Nielson

Assistant Camera Operator

Misano Nkosi-white

Casting Associate

Oyenike Oslapem

Set Production Assistant

Eric A Payne

Associate Producer

Lisa Payne

Production Assistant

Kevin Pierce

Office Assistant

Diedre Poe

Makeup

Russell Potter

Office Assistant

Mathew Price

Sound Mixer

Judy Rhee

Set Decorator

Butch Robinson

Producer

Butch Robinson

Screenplay

Charles Gregory Ross

Hair

Steve Saunders

Other

Reggie Scott

Production Assistant

Stephen Scotto

Gaffer

Claudia Sidoti

Other

Kervin Simms

Associate Producer

Cheryl D Sims

Accounting Assistant

Duke Smith

Carpenter

Michael Smith

Other

Ron Stephens

Set Costumer

Cynthia Stillwell

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Shelby Stone

Producer

Timothy Stone

Assistant Location Manager

Rodney Stringfellow

Storyboard Artist

David Taylor

Assistant Director

David Taylor

Screenplay

David Taylor

From Story

Cheryl Thomas

Swing Gang

Lenny Thomas

Security

Victoria Townsend

Boom Operator

John Turner

Other

Jack Van Matre

Foreman

Kathleen Vera

Makeup Assistant

Anita Walker

Production Coordinator

Oranz L Walker

Transportation Coordinator

Paul Weathered

Art Director

Johnathan Weaver

Other

Katie Willard Troebs

Production Coordinator

Film Details

Also Known As
D.R.O.P. Squad, The
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Distribution Company
Gramercy Pictures
Location
New Jersey, USA; Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 24m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 28, 1994

Released in United States October 1994

Released in United States on Video April 11, 1995

Shown at Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles October 13-26, 1994.

Feature film directorial debut for David Johnson. "D.R.O.P. Squad" (USA/1994) is a full-length version of Johnson's previous short "The Session" (USA/1989), which starred Eric A. Payne as Bruford Jamison, Jr.

Began shooting July 31, 1993.

Completed shooting August 28, 1993.

Released in United States on Video April 11, 1995

Released in United States October 1994 (Shown at Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles October 13-26, 1994.)

Released in United States Fall October 28, 1994