Harvey Putter: Crew


Tim Richardson

(Writer/Director/Executive Producer) is an award-winning screenwriter, filmmaker and owner of Richardson Productions LLC. He has shot over 30 films, a 40-episode cable program, and a recurring internet sitcom. He directed Kill the Messenger, a Civil War epic, with distribution through Echelon Studios in Los Angeles and The Dork of the Rings which has received international attention with screenings worldwide. Tim holds a B.A. in Speech & Theatre from Indiana University South Bend and currently teaches theatre classes there. He is Festival Director of the River Bend Film Festival and President of the 501C3 not-for-profit group Mid America Filmmakers based in South Bend, Indiana.

Michael Kouroubetes

(Writer/Producer) is an accomplished screenwriter and two-time winner of the Lester M. Wilson award for writing. He co-wrote and produced several feature films including Bloodlines, Kill the Messenger and The Dork of the Rings. He penned the sci-fi thriller A:\kill and the dreamlike short film Plunge and has worn many hats as an assistant director, producer and actor. He also directed The Benevolent Banana, a short film based off his award-winning script.  He has helped organize several writer conferences at Indiana University South Bend where he received a B.A. in Philosophy and teaches screenwriting. He is also the Workshop Chairman for the River Bend Film Festival.

Brooke Chapla

(Assistant Director) is a schoolteacher with experience in acting, directing and stage-managing. She appeared as an extra in The Dork of the Rings and this was her first staff position on a feature film.

James Pickens

(Technical Director/Lead Visual Effects Artist) has acted in a variety of independent films including Second Sight and the internet sitcom Nobody’s Listening. He also has vast experience in production work including field camera operator, video editor, audio editor and assistant director. He assisted Jeff Ackil (Wayne’s World, Backdraft, Uncle Buck) during the feature film Kill the Messenger and was cinematographer for The Dork of the Rings. He recently shot the short film The Benevolent Banana.

Mark D’Errico

(Musical Score Composer) is the owner of Boulder Manhattan Studio in Colorado where he writes and records ambient, rock, instrumental and orchestral music. Being a multi-keyboardist since 1980, he knows how to evoke the deepest feelings from his music. He has released two CDs, Out of Bounds and Faithless Masque, and is currently working on his third CD. He has also been busy scoring many feature-length and short films for the past few years, including The Human Condition, The Incident and Pot Zombies. He also scored The Dork of the Rings.

Production Team

Writer/Director/Executive Producer – Tim Richardson
Writer/Producer – Michael Kouroubetes
Associate Producers – Kevin McInerney & James Pickens
Assistant Director - Brooke Chapla
Script Supervisor – Scott Dokey
Technical Director - James Pickens
Audio Supervisor – Brian McLaughlin
Lighting/Gaffer – Jeff Martin
Lighting/Camera – Jeremy Loveless
Fight Choreographer – Jed Walls
Still Photography – Jason Holland & Polina Osherov
Videography – Trisha Miller
Musical Score – Mark D’Errico
Additional Music – Bryce Cone
Production Assistants – Jessica Stone, Jim Porter, Garry Nichols, Kyle Meserve, Barb Riley, Brandon Emerson, Mindie Ottney, Nathan Meserve