Swimming with Sharks


1h 33m 1994

Brief Synopsis

A venal Hollywood executive is taken hostage by a frustrated new employee.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
John William Hart
Distribution Company
Trimark Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

A venal Hollywood executive is taken hostage by a frustrated new employee.

Crew

Steve Alexander

Producer

Chug Ambramowitz

Assistant

Mark Barbolak

Other

Cynthia Bellai

Production Assistant

Phil Benson

Sound Effects

Phil Benson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

James Blevins

Transportation Captain

Tripp Brown

Grip

Traci Burgard

Assistant

Jim Carlton

Best Boy Grip

Scott Chandler

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Sharal Churchill

Music Supervisor

Jay Cohen

Executive Producer

Mark Crow

Assistant Location Manager

Marco D'ambrosio

Music

Sarah Gaye Deal

Hair

Sarah Gaye Deal

Makeup

Albert T Dickerson

Production Supervisor

Dennis Dion

Special Effects Coordinator

Giovanni Disimone

Sound Mixer

Colin Drobnis

Adr Mixer

Tony Eckert

Foley Mixer

Karin Erickson

Production Accountant

Kirsten Everberg

Costume Designer

Steven Finestone

Director Of Photography

Steven Finestone

Camera Operator

Derew Frutos

Driver

Rebecca Fulton

Assistant Director

Peter Gargagliano

Office Assistant

Cecil Gentry

Production Designer

Matthew Greenfield

Location Manager

Barry Gross

Rigging Grip

Mark Gunson

Foley Editor

Karin Haase

Art Director

Sean T Hannan

Key Grip

John William Hart

Production Insurance

Diane Hassinger-newman

Script Supervisor

Buzz Hays

Dialogue Editor

Buzz Hays

Sound Effects Editor

Buzz Hays

Coproducer

Tom Hiel

Music Composer

Michael Hinton

Titles And Opticals

Greg Hoagland

Electrician

George Huang

Sound Effects Editor

George Huang

Screenplay

George Huang

Dialogue Editor

George Huang

Adr Editor

George Huang

Production Assistant

Paul Hyman

Assistant Editor

Paul Israel

Production Accountant

Stephen Israel

Executive Producer

Gail Karp

Assistant Production Coordinator

Mike Kirton

Stunt Coordinator

Segolen Koschu

On-Set Dresser

John Lenkin

Assistant Camera

John Lenkin

Driver

Ray Lopez

Driver

Ed Marx

Editor

Sarah Mclachlan

Music

Martin Mercer

Special Makeup Effects

Veronika Merlin

Production Designer

Joanne Moore

Producer

Marnie Moore

Foley

Louis Nader

Line Producer

David Parker

Sound Effects

Dave Parmenter

Negative Cutting

Linda Perry

Boom Operator

Chris Potter

Adr Mixer

Reginald Powell

Camera Operator

Reginald Powell

Gaffer

Michael Proust

Assistant Director

Kevin Reidy

Post-Production Supervisor

Kevin Reidy

Associate Producer

Seth Restaino

Assistant Sound Editor

John Robella

Assistant Camera

Phillip Rogers

Sound Recordist

Jamie Rotman

Production Assistant

Sacha Sarchielli

Steadicam Operator

Sacha Sarchielli

Assistant Camera

A. Iggy Scarpitti

Rigging Gaffer

John Schindler

Unit Production Manager

Christy Schnabel

Property Master

Daniel J. Shaw

Production Assistant

Abigail Sheiner

Production Coordinator

Jeffrey Shore

Production

Gregory Shummon

Best Boy Electric

Jeffrey Sibille

Swing Gang

Randall Slavin

Assistant

Scott Smerdon

Rotoscope Animator

Laurel Smith

Casting

Kevin Spacey

Coproducer

Boyd Steer

Negative Cutting

Andrea Stone-brokaw

Casting

Paul Sylvester

Craft Service

Paul Tanzillo

Negative Cutting

Robert Todd

Dialogue Editor

Jon Vein

Other

Thomas Wages

Driver

Orren Webber

Electrician

Dewey Weber

Rigging Grip

Deverill Weekes

Swing Gang

Kelly Wilcox

Wardrobe Supervisor

Jim Williams

Color Timer

Mark Jan Wlodarkiewicz

Sound Effects

Dan Ziegler

Titles

Christopher A. Zwirner

Rigging Grip

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
John William Hart
Distribution Company
Trimark Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Kevin Spacey was a co-winner, along with Ed Harris, of the Broadcast Film Critics Association's 1995 award for Best Supporting Actor. Spacey was cited for his performances in "Swimming With Sharks" (USA/1994), "Outbreak" (USA/1995), "The Usual Suspects" (USA/1995) and "Seven" (USA/1995).

Kevin Spacey won the New York Film Critics Circle's 1995 award for Best Supporting Actor for his performances in "The Usual Suspects" (USA/1995), "Seven" (USA/1995), "Outbreak" (USA/1995) and "Swimming with Sharks" (USA/1994).

Released in United States Spring April 21, 1995

Expanded Release in United States May 5, 1995

Released in United States on Video October 31, 1995

Released in United States September 1994

Released in United States October 1994

Released in United States 1995

Released in United States March 1995

Released in United States September 1995

Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival October 19-23, 1994.

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 6-16, 1994.

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 23 - March 3, 1995.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 18 - June 11, 1995.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 3-12, 1995.

Shown at Deauville Film Festival (in competition) September 1-10, 1995.

Feature directorial debut for George Huang.

Completed shooting February 1994.

Began shooting January 1994.

Released in United States Spring April 21, 1995

Expanded Release in United States May 5, 1995

Released in United States on Video October 31, 1995

Released in United States September 1994 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival September 2-5, 1994.)

Released in United States October 1994 (Shown at Hamptons International Film Festival October 19-23, 1994.)

Released in United States October 1994 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 6-16, 1994.)

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 23 - March 3, 1995.)

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 18 - June 11, 1995.)

Released in United States March 1995 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 3-12, 1995.)

Released in United States September 1995 (Shown at Deauville Film Festival (in competition) September 1-10, 1995.)