The Wood


1h 47m 1999

Brief Synopsis

In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the twenty-something trio's childhood exploits, the memories capture the mood and nostalgia of the '80s era.

Film Details

Also Known As
Amigos por siempre, Colegas, Wood
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Inglewood, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Synopsis

In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the twenty-something trio's childhood exploits, the memories capture the mood and nostalgia of the '80s era.

Crew

Kasia Adamik

Storyboard Artist

Eric S Adamson

Electrician

Rashied Aljuwani

Craft Service

Willy Allen

Adr Editor

Jeremy Alter

Location Manager

Vanessa Theme Ament

Foley Artist

Walter Anderson

Sound Mixer

Lynn Auerbach

Special Thanks To

Dwayne Avery

Dialogue Editor

Kimberly Bailey

Adr

Dale Balani

Electrician

Kali Balugo

Makeup Artist

Bobbi Banks

Adr Editor

Craig R Baron

On-Set Dresser

Joseph E Bates

Grip

Naoh Behar

Grip

Thor Benitez

Adr

Albert Berger

Producer

Steven Bernstein

Director Of Photography

Matt Beville

Adr Mixer

Geoffrey Blackshire

Special Thanks To

Jay Bolton

Music Editor

Hugo Boss

Special Thanks To

Maike Both

On-Set Dresser

Todd Boyd

Associate Producer

Todd Boyd

From Story

Jason Buff

Production Assistant

John N Carter

Editor

Kevin Celi

Camera

Lanai Chapman

Adr

Sal Circelli

Production Assistant

Stanley Clay

Adr

Timothy Cleary

Other

Elizabeth Columba

Storyboard Artist

Becky Conti

Special Thanks To

Mike Cook

Other

Jeff Coopwood

Adr

Maria Cornejo

Special Thanks To

Sergio Cornejo

Special Thanks To

Nikki Crawford

Adr

Douglas Curtis

Coproducer

Kathy Cyrus

Other

Trey Davis

Adr

Michelle Davison

Adr

Babette Dickerson

Assistant Editor

Amina Allean Dieye

Art Department Coordinator

Leonard Drake

Hair Stylist

Tad Driscoll

Accountant

Seth Edelstein

Assistant Director

Ronald Elmer

Other

Gerry Etkins

Special Thanks To

Larry Ewing

Assistant Production Coordinator

Florence Famuyiwa

Special Thanks To

Glenita Famuyiwa

Special Thanks To

Idowu Famuyiwa

Special Thanks To

Kevin Famuyiwa

Special Thanks To

Rick Famuyiwa

Screenplay

Rick Famuyiwa

From Story

Mike Ferris

Camera Operator

Chuck Findley

Special Thanks To

Rhonda C Fine

Other

Mali Finn

Casting

Jay Floyd

Rights & Clearances

Roger Fortune

Production Designer

Martha Francis

Assistant Editor

O Thaddeus Frazier

Production Assistant

David Gale

Producer

Kirk Gardner

Steadicam Operator

Nicola Goode

Photography

Greg J Gregath

Props

Petra A Gugler

Other

Joanne Guthrie

Production Assistant

Richard Haase

Art Director

Dennis Harper

Dolly Grip

Ross Harpold

On-Set Dresser

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Barbara Harris

Adr

Fontaine Beauchamp Hebb

Set Decorator

Gregory A. Hedgepath

Sound Editor

George Patrick Hernandez

Assistant

Jimmie Herron

Property Master

Twan Herron

Electrician

Von Herron

Assistant Property Master

Germaine Hill

Art Department Coordinator

Gabriel Holguin

Props

Dennis H Hollis

Transportation Captain

Paul Horn

Photography

Rich Hughes

Photography

Jill Hurst

Special Thanks To

Robert L Hurst

Music

Eric Ingraham

Props

Darryle Johnson

Costume Designer

Jaimy Johnson

Craft Service

Bob W Johnston

Production Supervisor

Corey Jones

Special Thanks To

Kurt Jones

Photography

Wyking Jones

Special Thanks To

Camara Kambon

Music

Stanley Kastner

Rerecording

John Brooks Keel

Assistant Production Coordinator

Stuart Kelly

Production Assistant

Shawn Kennelly

Adr

Jeffrey D. Knott

Special Effects Assistant

Richard Lacy

Photography

Mark Christopher Lawrence

Adr

Warren Lewis

Hair Stylist

Ryan Lichterman

Production Assistant

Tina Lifford

Adr

Greg Lopez

Lighting

Jeffrey C Machit

Special Effects Assistant

Dave Maddux

Lighting Technician

Mark A Mancinelli

Other

Derek Marcil

Rerecording

Carl Mastromarino

Assistant Production Accountant

Masako Masuda

Set Designer

Robert C Mathews

Hair Stylist

Terence Mathews

Adr

Benny Maupin

Special Thanks To

Charles B Maynes

Sound Effects Editor

Tony Mccovey

Sound

Pilar Mccurry

Music Supervisor

Richard Mcgregor

Adr

Sandra Mcneil

Other

Dave Mendez

Grip

Darin Mercado

Location Assistant

Michael F Messina

Props

Theresa Repola Mohammed

Negative Cutting

Ralph Moore

Special Thanks To

Robert Morgenroth

Other

Arthur M Najera

Grip

James Oberman

Transportation Coordinator

Victor Ortado

Assistant Production Accountant

Anton Pardoe

Assistant Location Manager

Jim Passon

Color Timer

Michael A Patillo

Boom Operator

Luis A Patterson

Other

Tajamika Paxton

Special Thanks To

Andre Perreault

Rerecording

Joshua Persoff

On-Set Dresser

Troy Craig Poon

Product Placement

J Lamont Pope

Adr

Denon Porter

Assistant Editor

Andy Potvin

Consultant

Christy Powers

Medic

Phillip T Prewitt

Props

Boris Price

Photography

Barbara Richardson

Special Thanks To

Eduardo Ricketts

Location Assistant

Donald C Riley

On-Set Dresser

Lisa Rodgers

Post-Production Supervisor

Ruben S Rojo

Production

Karin Roulo

Foley Mixer

Nicole Rubio

Script Supervisor

Adam Rudolph

Special Thanks To

Michael T Ryan

Music Editor

Michelle Satter

Special Thanks To

Emily Schweber

Casting

Fitzgerald Scott

Production Assistant

Jennifer Scott

Production Coordinator

Momita Sengupta

Associate Producer

Douglas Shamburger

Sound

Brett Shannon

Other

Edna M Sheen

Makeup Artist

Maxine Shepard

Production Designer

Ben Shoemaker

Other

Kim Simmonds

Special Thanks To

David Smith

Set Decorator

Marvin Smith

Special Thanks To

Patrick Smith

Special Thanks To

Joann Stafford-chaney

Hair Stylist

Bruce Steinheimer

Special Effects Coordinator

David E Stone

Foley Editor

Melodee Sutton

Music Supervisor

Mike Swift

Storyboard Artist

Randal Tambling

Grip

Jossie Harris Thacker

Choreographer

Paige Thomas

Photography

Eric Thompson

Adr Mixer

F. Laini Thompson

Makeup Artist

Van Toffler

Executive Producer

Rosemarie Unite

Assistant Director

Mark Vitale

Construction Coordinator

Thomas Wazney

Grip

Justin Webber

Photography

Dirk Westervelt

Editing

Bernie White

Costumes

Jeff Wilde

Electrician

Don Wilkerson

Assistant Director

Shirlene Williams

Costume Supervisor

Amelia C Wong

Assistant

Linda Yeaney

Sound

Ron Yerxa

Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Amigos por siempre, Colegas, Wood
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Inglewood, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 47m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer July 16, 1999

Released in United States on Video January 18, 2000

Feature directorial debut for 25-year-old USC graduate Rick Famuyiwa.

Completed shooting August 10, 1998.

Began shooting June 20, 1998.

Project was workshopped at the Sundance Institute's 1997 June Filmmakers/Screenwriters Lab.

Released in United States Summer July 16, 1999

Released in United States on Video January 18, 2000