The Promotion


1h 25m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Two mid-level Chicago supermarket employees--Doug and Richard, a dubious new guy from Canada--compete ruthlessly for a coveted managerial post at a new store location. Doug and Richard could not be more different, but going head-to-head in a contest of wits and will reveals how they have more in co

Film Details

Also Known As
Promotion, Quebec
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
2008
Production Company
American Roadshow Catering; Ann & Mario Catering; Aon/Albert G. Ruben Insurance Services; Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; Clearance Domain, Llc; Creative Extras Casting; Dimension Films; Essanay Company; Leonetti Company; NT Audio; Nt Video; Orbit Digital; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Post Logic Studios; Skywalker Sound
Distribution Company
Dimension Films/Third Rail Releasing; Dimension Films; Golden Village; Senator Film Verleih; Ster-Kinekor; The Weinstein Company; Wild Bunch AG
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Synopsis

Two mid-level Chicago supermarket employees--Doug and Richard, a dubious new guy from Canada--compete ruthlessly for a coveted managerial post at a new store location. Doug and Richard could not be more different, but going head-to-head in a contest of wits and will reveals how they have more in common than they once suspected.

Crew

Jerod Abbayote

Driver

Sara Allen

Song

Jeremy Alter

Location Manager

Gil Alvarado

Visual Effects

Keith Anthony

Adr

Abby Antweil

Electrician

Diana Ascher

Post-Production Accountant

Deborah Bacquel

Production Accountant

Bart Baker

Apprentice

Charles D Balsley

Driver

Alex Barnoya

Medic

Christopher Barron

Sound Department

Julia Bartholomew

Costume Designer

Scott Bauer

Property Master

Mike Beatrice

Accounting Assistant

Jaswinder Bedi

Loader

Jeremy Beiermann

Assistant Production Coordinator

Robert Bella

Post-Production Supervisor

Bruce Bellamy

On-Set Dresser

Daniel Bernard

Grip

Raymond L Bernardin

Foreman

Andrew Wegman Bird

Song Performer

Caity Birmingham

Apprentice

Kime Birnkrant

Driver

Jane Blank

Tailor

Neal Blase

Driver

Cadence Blaze

Song

Clarque Blomquist

Song

Adam Boor

Production Assistant

Jessika Borsiczky

Producer

Ben Brammeier

Assistant Director

Ethan Brannon

Dolly Grip

Tom Brissette

Music Scoring Mixer

Al Broadbent

Painter

Chad Bryant

Production Assistant

Korey Budd

Production Assistant

John Bullard

Foreman

Beverly Burton

Craft Service

Stuart D Campbell

Loader

John Campuzano

Visual Effects

Joe Carpita

Camera Assistant

Nick Carranza

Production Assistant

Alan Caudillo

Director Of Photography

Elida Cerda

Medic

Steve Charnow

Best Boy Electric

Tucker Christon

Other

Genelle Ciccarelli

Art Department

Daniel Clancy

Set Decorator

Kimberly M Clancy

Props Buyer

Johnathan Clark

Loader

Tim Clawson

Executive In Charge Of Production

Christopher M Collar

Grip

Ricardo Condia

Production Assistant

Steve Conrad

Screenplay

Chris-teena Constas

Location Assistant

Frank Coronado

Storyboard Artist

Giovanni Cotto

Production Assistant

John Countryman

Sound Department

Ronald Coy

Painter

Wayne Coyne

Song

Kevin Cronin

Song Performer

Sean Crowell

Key Grip

Nathan Crum

Camera Assistant

Hannah David

Assistant Editor

Jaime Dawkins

Grip

Gary Day

Sound Mixer

Michael P Deal

Transportation Captain

Alan Decastro

Visual Effects

Thomas Deis

Song

Charles Del Greco

Swing Gang

Jeff Dieter

Swing Gang

Arthur Dix

Script Supervisor

Julie Donovan

Camera Assistant

Steven Drozd

Song

Ed Dunkley

Video

Annette D¿ariano

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Phil Eisenhower

Tutor

Sam Emerson

Photography

Sean England

Foley Recordist

Mike Enriquez

Grip

Patrick Fennessey

Stand-In

Emily Fenster

Visual Effects Producer

Miles Ferguson

Post-Production Supervisor

Kimberly K. Ferraro

Post-Production Coordinator

James Fierro

Stunts

Paul Finn

Song

Ramona Fleetwood

Hair Stylist

John Fogerty

Soloist

Doug Ford

Sound Engineer

Robert Foster

Dolly Grip

Perri Frank

Assistant Editor

Alisa Fredericks

Assistant Director

Michael Frediani

Camera Operator

Julianne Freund

Assistant

Lawrence Fried

Sound Department

Tom Gagnon

Swing Gang

Gretchen Gain

Assistant Costume Designer

J. Armin Garza Ii

Driver

Jim Gaudio

Sound Department

Jessica Gee

Adr

Grant George

Adr

Grant George

Adr

Thomas J Glynn

Assistant

Daniel C Gold

Camera Operator

Liz Goldsmith

Location Scout

Michelle Gonsiorek

Assistant Director

Jonathan Greber

Sound Department

Bill Greenfield

Assistant Director

Billy Greenfield

Assistant Director

Anthony Gregorio Iii

Driver

Joseph Guerino

Best Boy Electric

Francis Guevara

Driver

Bryan Haigh

Camera Assistant

P.j. Haines

Caterer

Josh Hakian

Special Effects Coordinator

Ken Hale

Sound Recordist

Amber Haley

On-Set Dresser

Daryl Hall

Song

Kristin Hanson

Art Department Coordinator

Allison Henry

Stand-In

Callie Hersheway

Apprentice

Kate Hickey

Post-Production Assistant

Voni Hinkle

Hair Stylist

Gillian Hinton

Production Assistant

Chris Hixon

Boom Operator

Chuck Hodes

Photography

Aaron C Holden

On-Set Dresser

Kyle Holden

Swing Gang

Amy Holliday

Script Supervisor

Chuck Homyak

Sound Department

David Hunter

Editor

Janet Ingram

Costumer

David J Irwin

Gaffer

Michael Ivins

Song

Denise Jacinto

Props

Michael A. Jackman

Executive In Charge Of Production

Jim Jaffee

Product Placement

Simon James

Music Contractor

Nick Jamison

Apprentice

Jonathan Jansen

Assistant Location Manager

Lester Johnson

Painter

Jason S Johnston

Boom Operator

Bronwen Jones

Original Music

Darnell Jones

Transportation Co-Captain

Ronald Jones

Song

Steven A. Jones

Producer

Kelsey Karp

Apprentice

Susan Kaufmann

Costume Designer

Kenn Kaye

Accounting Assistant

John Keefer

Grip

Robert Kelter

Painter

Myron Kerstein

Editor

Haley Kidney

Production Assistant

Jonathan Kinnas

Coordinator

Chris Kiso

Electrician

Cristian A. Kong

Visual Effects

John R Koth

Best Boy Grip

Jim Kozyra

Stand-In

Andrew Kramer

Executive In Charge

Robert Krzeminski

Best Boy Grip

Ross L Kulma

Medic

Mike Kuster

Stand-In

Peter Kuttner

Camera Assistant

Ulli Lamster

Camera Assistant

Ladd Lanford

Visual Effects Producer

Mike Lang

Sound Department

Ted E Larkowski

Transportation Coordinator

Bill Laswell

Song

Miles Lauridsen

Visual Effects

Joe Lazicki

Stand-In

Ahnna Lee

Apprentice

Alex Lee

Production Assistant

Jenne Lee

Production Assistant

Rick Lefevour

Stunt Coordinator

Leffert Lefferts

Editor

Samuel Lehmer

Music Scoring Mixer

Matthew Leonetti Jr

Production Supervisor

Rachel Levy

Executive In Charge

Mike Lewis

Key Grip

John Linares

Electrician

Aimee Lippert-bastian

Makeup Artist

David Lizmi

Song

Alison Logan

Stand-In

Annette Lorant

Makeup Artist

Philip Lubs

Production Assistant

Peter Luong

Visual Effects

John Lydon

Song

Sean Lynn

Caterer

Joseph M Lyons

Electrician

Tuyet Mach

Apprentice

Daniel Maldanado

Stunts

Daniel Maldonado

Stunts

Ernie Mannix

Music Editor

Drew Marks

Craft Service

Scott Markus

Production Assistant

Ross K Marshall

Grip

Tim Martin

Stand-In

Zach Martin

Sound Recordist

Zach Martin

Sound Department

Jessica Martins

Song

Film Details

Also Known As
Promotion, Quebec
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
2008
Production Company
American Roadshow Catering; Ann & Mario Catering; Aon/Albert G. Ruben Insurance Services; Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; Clearance Domain, Llc; Creative Extras Casting; Dimension Films; Essanay Company; Leonetti Company; NT Audio; Nt Video; Orbit Digital; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Post Logic Studios; Skywalker Sound
Distribution Company
Dimension Films/Third Rail Releasing; Dimension Films; Golden Village; Senator Film Verleih; Ster-Kinekor; The Weinstein Company; Wild Bunch AG
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer June 6, 2008

Released in United States on Video September 2, 2008

Released in United States March 2008

Shown at South by Southwest Film Festival (Spotlight Premieres) March 7-15, 2008.

Project was included on the 2005 Black List.

Released in United States Summer June 6, 2008

Released in United States on Video September 2, 2008

Released in United States March 2008 (Shown at South by Southwest Film Festival (Spotlight Premieres) March 7-15, 2008.)

Feature film directorial debut for Steve Conrad.