JANICE BENNETT (Senior Costume Designer) Janice created the award-winning costume for Randolf the Wizard in The Dork of the Rings. She will be designing and building the costumes for Professor Mumblemore in this film among others. She was also a recent winner in the International Costumer’s Guild Future Fashion Costume Design Contest
IAN STRANDBERG (Senior Visual Effects Consultant) Award-winning artist Ian was Art Coordinator for The Dork of the Rings and created a number of digital backgrounds for the film, special FX, props, make-up and more. His other film credits include Confederate Zombie Massacre!, Raven Gets A Life, Eenie Meenie Minie Die!, Trippin’, Tequila Wormhole and Poultrygeist by Troma films.
TIM RICHARDSON (Art Director) Besides being the director, Tim has over 20 years in design experience in theatre, film, graphic design and illustrating. For Harvey Putter he designed and created costumes, sets, makeup, props, and set pieces.
ANDREW SWISHER (Senior Creature Creator and Makeup Artist) Andy, as we call him, created puppets and props for The Dork of the Rings. His other film credits include Trippin’ and creating make-up for the music video Stealing Like A Hobbit starring The Great Luke Ski.
JAMES PICKENS (Lead Visual Effects Artist) James was the technical director, cinematographer and an FX artist for The Dork of the Rings. His other film credits include Kill the Messenger, I’m Sorry Llama, Eenie Meenie Minie Die!, and Stealing Like A Hobbit.
TODD DAVIS (Prosthetic Makeup Artist) Todd created the prosthetic appliances for Dumpy the Houseschmuck and assistant with the application. He is an award-winning costume designer who also helped with our costumes.
MATT DUNWOODIE (Visual FX Artist and Animator) Matt is a student who lives in Australia and got involved when we found his portfolio on YouTube. He also shot himself on green screen in order to be composited into a scene in the movie as a Squidditch announcer.
TOM KRONEWITTER (Modeler and Animator) Tom is a graduate of Purdue with a degree in modeling and animation.
CHAD RAJSKI (Senior Graphic Designer) Chad is a graphic design major at Indiana University South Bend and created many illustrations and props.
ERIN PYNE (Squidditch Costume Designer) Erin is an author and filmmaker in the Harry Potter fan community and designed and created our Squidditch robes.
ZACK DYLEWSKI (Prop Wandmaker) Zack is a college student with a talent for woodworking.
ROBERT LEE (Visual Effects Artist and Modeler) Robert created backgrounds for The Dork of the Rings and has done the same for this one, primarily the Squidditch field and the Great Hall.
MARK WILLIS (Visual Effects Artist and Modeler) Mark is a recent graduate of the DAVE School (Digital Animation and Visual Effects) in Orlando and assisting is a variety of ways.
BRANDON EMERSON (Rotoscoper) Brandon plays Flaco Mudfly in the film and assisted with set construction, art and effects.
TRAVIS BAUMBAUGH (Rotoscoper)Brandon’s brother who we roped in to help.