Crew

STEPHANIE LAING

Director & Producer

Stephanie Laing is a five time Emmy nominated TV director and producer. She has produced some of the most popular series on HBO including the award winning comedy “Veep,” starring Julia Louis Dreyfus and the 2013 drama “Banshee.” Laing was also the executive producer on the HBO comedy “Eastbound and Down,” starring Danny McBride.In 1997, Laing won a Primetime Emmy Award for her role as a producer on "Tracey Takes On".

DAVID GORDON GREEN

Executive Producer

David Gordon Green is an American filmmaker. He has directed dramas such as George Washington, All the Real Girls, and Snow Angels, as well as the thriller Undertow, all of which he wrote or co-wrote. Since 2008, he has also transitioned into comedy, directing the films Pineapple Express and Your Highness, as well as episodes of the HBO comedy Eastbound & Down

Tony Hale

Producer

Tony Hale is an American actor, best known for his role in the Fox comedy series Arrested Development as the neurotic Byron "Buster" Bluth. He plays Gary Walsh, the sycophantic personal aide to the Vice-President of the United States on the HBO comedy Veep, for which he won the 2013 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

PATRICK SOMERVILLE

Writer

Patrick Somerville is a novelist and a screenwriter. His books include two collections of short stories—Trouble (2006) and The Universe in Miniature in Miniature (2010)—and two novels, The Cradle (2009) and This Bright River (2012). The Cradle was nominated for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Award. It was also a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers pick for Spring 2009, a Target Emerging Writers pick, and a New York Times Editor’s Choice. This Bright River was a New York Times Editor’s Choice, and was long-listed for the Dublin International Literature Prize. The Universe in Miniature in Miniature was short-listed for the 2010 Story Prize. Patrick also writes for the FX drama The Bridge and Fox's 24: Live Another Day.

Scott Clackum

Producer

S. Scott Clackum has been building a career in Production over the last 15 years with HBO, MGM, 20th Century Fox, Paramount, Sony, United Artists, etc. He has been a frequent collaborator with Stephanie Laing and David Gordon Green over the course of many years. Laing and he broke out the tool box on this script almost a year ago and with sleeves rolled up, saw it through to screen.

Eric Steelberg

Executive Producer

In 2006 Steelberg broke out into the feature film world with QUINCEAÑERA, which earned both the Audience Award and Grand Jury Prizes at Sundance. Since then, Eric has found success with director Jason Reitman on the films JUNO, UP IN THE AIR, YOUNG ADULT, and the upcoming release of LABOR DAY. JUNO and UP IN THE AIR were both OSCAR Nominated for Best Picture. In addition to those films, he has also photographed Golden Globe and Spirit Award nominee (500) DAYS OF SUMMER, BANDSLAM, and GOING THE DISTANCE. Always searching for diversity, Eric also tried his hand in television by shooting the pilot for FOX’s LONESTAR and season two of HBO’s EASTBOUND AND DOWN. When not involved in feature films, he fills his schedule shooting commercials for some of the biggest corporations in the world.

Jay Feather

Director of Photography

Jay's work has defined the looks of the HBO series, Veep for the past three seasons. He has been a DP on the series, Banshee & Eastbound & Down. His work can be seen on many commercials. He resides in Brooklyn.

KATHLEEN FELIX HAGER

Costume Designer

Kathleen Felix-Hager (Costume Designer) began her career in Hawaii, washing seaweed from Kevin Costner's undergarments in the film "Waterworld." She has since sought to repeat the pathos and irony of that first experience. She made her debut as costume designer a few short years later on CBS's "Judging Amy." Her credits include Showtime's Dexter, and HBO'S VEEP.

TROUBLE AND THE SHADOWY DEATHBLOW

A Short Film

Directed by

STEPHANIE LAING

Written by

Patrick Somerville

Based on the Short Story by

PATRICK SOMERVILLE

Executive Producer

DAVID GORDON GREEN

Executive Producer

Patrick Somerville

Executive Producers

BILL HILL

DANA BRANCATO

ERIC STEELBERG

Produced by

STEPHANIE LAING

TONY HALE

S. SCOTT CLACKUM

Starring

TONY HALE

JEAN VILLEPIQUE

MACLAREN LAING

MARC WOOTTON

FRANKIE FAISON

TIM BALTZ

ANDY BUCKLEY

Director of Photography

JAY FEATHER

Production Designer

JIM GLOSTER

Costume Designer

KATHLEEN FELIX HAGER

Edited by

TRAVIS SITTARD

Original Music by

BEN BRIDWELL

Casting by

JEANNE McCARTHY, C.S.A.

Additional Casting by

LISA MAE FINCANNON, C.S.A.

Additional Casting by

PAT MORAN CASTING, C.S.A.

Music Supervisor

DEVOE YATES

Consulting Producers

JAY FEATHER

TRAVIS SITTARD

Unit Production Manager

BILL HILL

First Assistant Director

DALE STERN

TONY HALE as Jim Funkle

JEAN VILLEPIQUE as Gina Funkle

MACLAREN LAING as Eric Funkle

SHERRIE PETERSON as woman on bus

MARC WOOTTON as Dr. Baruch Minkowski

FRANKIE FAISON as Georgia

TIM BALTZ as drug store clerk

ANDY BUCKLEY as Hunter Harris

DAVID SMOLAR as the announcer

CAITLYNN LEARY as woman at table

BILL THOMAS as man at table

Stunt Coordinators

MARCUS YOUNG

KENNY WONG

Utility Stunts

KIMMY SUZUKI

A Camera Operator

SPENCER COMBS

1st Assistant A Camera

JEFF GRAHAM

2nd Assistant A Camera

ROGER SPAIN

DIT

MATT GOETZ

Camera PA

JOHN GAINES

Still Photographer

ERIC A. REID

Production Sound Mixer

LORENZO MILLAN

Boom Operator

STEVE SAADA

Sound PA

ZACH TREES

Digital Video Playback

SCOTT WETZEL

Dept. Head Make-up

SANDRA ORSOLYAK-ALLEN

Dept. Head Hair

CONI ANDRESS

Key Costumer

KATIE HOWARD

Script Supervisor

DANA BRANCATO

Location Manager

RYAN DAECHE

Assistant Location Managers

JOSH SLATES

Key Location Staff

JOHN BIRCHALL

Storyboard Artist

CESAR LEMUS

Property Master

JOHN BERT

Assistant Property Master

JESSICA BAROODY

Set Decorator

JENNIFER ENGLE

Art Department Coordinator

JENNIFER WANG

Art Department Production Assistant

SARA FIGIEL

Buyer

LIZ MCPHERSON

Set Dressers

EMMA HUNTINGTON

Key Grip

MATT BLADES

Best Boy Grip

JASON CONTINO

Best Boy Grip

EDDIE HOHMAN

Dolly Grip

MICHAEL LEE LOCKE JR.

Grip

ZACH FREDERICK

Key Rigging Grip

TIM SIFORD

Best Boy Rigging Grip

JOE KURTZ

Gaffer

JAMES “PEACHES” DOLAN

Best Boy

JAMES QUINLAN

Generator Operator

MATT BRENNAN

Electricians

BRIAN ADAMS

MIKE MULLEN

Rigging Gaffer

SCOTT PERRYMAN

Best Boy Rigging Electric

MIKE O’LEARY

Transportation Coordinator

RON SMITH

Transportation Captain

DUANE KELLY

Drivers

PAT MOWRY

GEORGE O’CONNER

VINCENT GERJEN

HOWARD JOHNSON

SHAWN HULL

Associate Producers

CHARLES DE BERNIER

ERIC A. REID

CATHY MERIAM

Production Coordinator

ALICIA ELLIOTT

Assistant Production Coordinator

JASMINE ALSTON

Office Production Assistants

ALAN SEARCY

Production Accountant

STACY DE BERNIER

1st Assistant Accountant

MELISSA MAHONEY

2nd Assistant Accountant

BRENDA CHAE

Payroll Accountant

CINDY ANDERSON

Assistant to S. Laing

ARYANNA GARBER

Assistant to B. Hill

CAITLYNN LEARY

Key Set Production Assistant

WENDY GEARY

Production Assistants

ALEX BONNER

EVELYN FOGELEMAN

SARAH STUSEK

Craft Service

DAMOND GORDON

Visual Effects Supervisor

ARMEN KEVORKIAN

Assistant Editors

ANDREY RAGOZIN

CLIFFORD L. JOHNSON

Supervising Sound Editor

JOHN BENSON

Re-Recording Sound Mixers

PETE ELIA

KEVIN ROACHE

Dialog/ADR Editor

JANE BOEGEL

Effects Editor

TOM NIST

Foley Editor

LARRY HOPKINS

Music Editor

MICHAEL BRAKE

Post Production Audio Provided by

TECHNICOLOR SOUND SERVICES

Post Production Services by

TECHNICOLOR

Colorist

ROY VASICH

Online Editor

BRUCE MOTYER

VFX by

ENCORE

Main Title Design & Artwork

DASHA TOLSTIKOVA

Graphic Designer

KENNETH ROMAN

Special thanks to

Band of Horses, Steve Barnett, Casey Bloys, Fred Cone, Jane Cone, Ryan Dwork, Christopher Godsick, Richard Grabel, Amy Gravitt, David Haddad, Lisa Harrison, Marcy Hassan, Callie Hersheway, Jody Hill, Armando Iannucci, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Lombardo, Sean Love, Jason Lytle, Ernesto Martinez, Danny McBride, Frank Rich, Bruce Richmond, Nina Rosenstein, Wendy Schantzer, Tom Sherren, John Silva, Tracey Ullman, Trent Vernon, Greg Yaitanes, ARRI Camera Services Center, Cinelease Inc., Pleather Brothers Inc., Sound Gallery Minneapolis, the City of Baltimore, Martel & Loy Hale, Cash & Clyde Clackum, and the Little Laings: Maclaren, Patterson, and Watson.

Features Original Music by

Ben Bridwell (Band of Horses)

A Film By

STEPHANIE LAING

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