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Production Credits

Directed and Produced by
Heather Courtney

Edited by
Kyle Henry
Heather Courtney

Co-Produced by
Megan Gilbride David Hartstein

Cinematography by
Heather Courtney

16mm cinematography by
Justin Hennard

Additional Editing by
Tom Haneke

Consulting Producers
Paul Stekler
Marcy Garriott

Editing Consultants
Leah Marino
Nathaniel Dorsky
Mary Lampson

Editing Advisors
Robb Moss
Steve Bognar
Julia Reichert
Laura Poitras
Kate Amend
Jean Tsien
Jean-Philippe Boucicaut

Aerial Photography
Todd Brassard

Additional Camera
Dominic Fredianelli
Dan Lohaus
Daena Makela
Craig Renaud

Turret/Helmet/Truck Cam
Rob Freeze
Mac McPherson
Brian Quello
Josh Desellier

Location Sound Recording
Justin Hennard

Original Score by
This Will Destroy You
Alex Chavez
Chad Stocker

Post-Production Facility
Stuck On On

Colorist
Joe Malina

On-line Editor
Parke Gregg

Title Graphics
Glenn Dill

Post-Production Coordinator
Allison Turrell

Re-recording Mixer
Tom Hammond

Sound Designer
Justin Hennard

Assistant Editors
Matt Blomberg
Michelle Green
Daena Makela
Austin Reedy
Julie Espinosa

Production Assistants
Andrea Maio
Lucie Bourgeau

Music Supervisor
Roanna Gillespie

Production Counsel
Deena Kalai

Accounting
Deb Wiley
Don Gillespie

Interns
Brian Bush
Tai Choo
Kurt Falkenhagen
Shane Gibson
Lindsey Gordy
Jenni Jones
Melissa Moralez
Jon Otozua
Casey Redmon
Andrew Segovia
Alicia Shepard
Lacey Triplett
Jamie Yu

Special Thanks to
Dominic Fredianelli
Cole Smith
Matt Beaudoin (Bodi)
Sharon and Brian Fredianelli
Mary, Kevin and Lindsay Smith
Ashley Baker
Yueh-mei Cheng
All the soldiers of the 1431st Combat Engineers
Sgt Joseph Battisfore
Major Dawn Dancer
My family
Lt Nicholas Harrington
1st Sgt Robert Jeannotte
Captain Thomas Lafave
MSG Ron Raflik
P.J. Tobia

Also appearing in the film
Patricia Anderson
Anthony Bilich
Linda Bilich
David Fredianelli
Katie Fredianelli
Mike Hagenbuch
Professor Charles Leith
Chris Lemus
Mitchell Mac Mcpherson
Dustin Mitchell
Josh Niemi
Brienna Parker
Brian Quello
Josh Wheeler
Aaron Witting

In memory of Aunt Bobbie, Uncle Jeff, and René Peñaloza Galvan

“Day Seven”
Performed by Explosions In The Sky

“Bliss”
Performed By Phish
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing

“The Light”, “Seal Beach”
Performed by The Album Leaf
Courtesy of SONGS Music Publishing, LLC & Sub Pop Records

“I Love You, Sleepyhead” (Winter Version)
Performed by Lanterns On The Lake
Courtesy Blue Mountain Music Ltd & Bella Union Records
by Arrangement with Natural Energy Lab

“The Only Moment We Were Alone”, “Remember Me As A Time Of Day”
Performed by Explosions In The Sky
Courtesy of Temporary Residence, Ltd.

“Quiet”
Performed by This Will Destroy You
Courtesy of Magic Bullet Records

“Letter”
Composed by Chad Stocker
Performed by Honest To Goodness

“Faces”
Composed and Performed by Alex Chavez

“Backgrounds Live (Excerpt)”
Performed by Honest To Goodness
Courtesy of Fedora Corpse Recordings, Philadelphia, PA

“Leaving”
Composed and Performed by Alex Chavez

“Good Day”
Performed by Nappy Roots
Courtesy of Interscope Records under license from Universal Music Enterprises

“Honest To Goodness”
Composed by Chad Stocker
Performed by Honest To Goodness

"Perennial Stream"
Composed by Jeremy Galindo, Christopher Royal King, Donovan Jones & Alex Bhore
Performed by This Will Destroy You

“After The Return”
Composed by Chad Stocker
Performed by Honest To Goodness

“Frozen Lake”
Composed and Performed by Kevin Schneider

“Vacant Light/Horizon”
Composed by Jeremy Galindo, Christopher Royal King, Donovan Jones & Alex Bhore
Performed by This Will Destroy You

Executive Producer for ITVS
Sally Jo Fifer

Executive Producer for American Documentary | POV
Simon Kilmurry

Funding provided by
Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program
United States Artists
The Austin Film Society through the Texas Filmmakers Production Fund
The Paul Robeson Fund
USA Projects
The City of Austin Cultural Arts Division
And others, a complete list is available at PBS.

Where Soldiers Come From is a co-production of Quincy Hill Films and the Independent Television Service (ITVS), in association with American Documentary | POV, with funds provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)

This program was produced by Quincy Hill Films, LLC which is solely responsible for its content.

© 2011 Quincy Hill Films, LLC. All Rights Reserved





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Frustrated with how small-town America was often portrayed in the mainstream media, I wanted to tell a story about my rural hometown that countered those stereotypes.”

— Heather Courtney, Filmmaker

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