Krysher Road Film Company

Short Film and Documentary Subjects

About The Crew

Dan Balchen started making movies as a child using his father's Bell and Howell wind up 8mm camera.  Through the years he worked as a Production Assistant, Key Grip, Sound Recordist and Gaffer.  
Mr. Balchen moved behind the camera as Producer and Director with his award winning debut short film The White Room in 2015.​​​ Mr. Balchen holds certificates in Lighting, Editing and a Master Class Certificate with Director Werner Herzog. 
Michael Ricci started his film career in 2010 as creator of the web comedy series Strummers. He has received numerous awards for his writing and directing of short films in horror, science fiction and drama. Mr. Ricci holds certificates in Lighting, Editing, and has attended numerous seminars and classes throught the region.
Cody Grammer currently studies Digital Cinematography at Full Sail Univeristy. He worked as a Production Assistant, Set Dresser and Gaffer prior to becoming Director of Photography for Krysher Road. Mr. Grammer is also active in promoting the Southern Illinois region as a location for feature film production.

Krysher Road Film Company  258 Krysher Rd. Makanda, IL  62958  618.549.1801