Joshua Brucker, Writer, Director, and Producer

Joshua Brucker is an independent filmmaker and screenwriter. He was born near Chicago, Illinois and studied History at Eastern Illinois University. He’s written four nonfiction books. He also penned a short collection of horror stories titled ‘When Darkness Comes’. He’s also contributed articles and film reviews for popular websites and blogs. He was born with a great love for film, particularly the horror genre. Coming from a small town in Illinois, Joshua has persevered and exceeded the expectations of many in the pursuit of his goals.


Rachel Malasig, Producer

Rachel Malasig graduated from Falls High School in 2012 and then from Biola University with a degree in Cinema and Media Arts in 2015 ever since she has been working in the film industry in Los Angeles. She has worked on commercials for; McDonald’s, At&t, Jaguar, Sling TV, Bud Light, CNN, and had fun as a production assistant on the occasional television show. She has also produced and UPM-ed countless short films and a feature film. She is very excited about getting to adapt a short story by Stephen King and use her filmmaking skills back in Minnesota. 

Nick Ford, Associate Producer

Colin MedicineHorse, Producer

Lisa Hinds, Producer

Kate Riffe, Assistant Director

Miranda Langevin, Cinematographer (Crowdfunding Campaign Footage)


Edith Jenkinson, Still Photographer

Sylvia Johnston, Still Photographer

Kallie Kantos, Still Photographer

Edward Cohen, Gaffer

Bill Stenberg, Composer

William (Steiner) Stenberg is a man who lives in International Falls Minnesota. He keeps a regular job as a bartender at Loony’s Brew in Ranier Minnesota where he also enjoys playing a variety of instruments on stage either by himself or with friends. He has a daughter named Ariana and a girlfriend named Jodi and also has a cat named Sylar. William is dedicated to his music which consists of a variety of different genres such as industrial, rock, metal, classical, alternative, etc. He is self-taught and plays well as a rhythm guitar player but has experience with piano, keyboard, bass, drums, mandolin, ukulele, percussion, etc. He often will play whatever he can get his hands on. He leads a simple life and prefers to be called Bill. He enjoys hiking, kayaking and spending time with his daughter. His most active hobbies are composing music for movies and games, playing trading card games, playing dungeons and dragons, cooking high-end meals and fixing things. He has been known for being a dedicated but fun gamer and enjoys learning a new song. Altogether, Bill enjoys being an entertainer and considers himself an artist. He is a dedicated father and holds a healthy relationship with his significant other whom you often see with him when he goes out. He mostly spends his time at home with his family but is known to be part of the excitement during a night out.

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Rick Holen, Makeup and Blood Effects

Anne Holen, Costumer

Nick Leisenheimer, Sound Mixer


Hyun Lee, Boom Operator

Aleshia Mueller, Script Supervisor

Brian Bradshaw, Storyboard Artist


Cody Boso, Prop Creator


Mason Wilson, Artist, Grip and Production Assistant


Teri Paetsch, Casting Associate

Jennifer Beck, Production Assistant and Makeup Artist

Brita Anderson, Hair Dresser

Maria Nordlund, Production Assistant

Eric Johnson, Practical Effects Makeup (Vampire Teeth)


Kate Riffe, Volunteer EMT

Cynthia Chism, Registered Nurse

Kitty Baker LePera, Registered Nurse

Special Thanks

Jennifer Chezem
Keith Chezem
Matt Kavan
Paul Kavan
Paul Paetsch
Teri Paetsch
Migael Randall

Lodging provided by Barry Woods of Woody’s Fairly Reliable Guide Service


Catering provided by Rainy Lake Grill