Based on the hit comic book series, EroTech,Technical Support is an edgy, indie short comedy directed by Kris Lefcoe (Superstore, Giving Up) and edited by James Renfroe (Superstore, Shrinking). Technical Support features an amazing cast including Aparna Nancherla (Mythic Quest, What We Do in the Shadows), Courtney Pauroso (Jackass Forever, Vanessa 5000) and Davey Johnson (Silicon Valley, The Art of Self-Defense).
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Production was completed on July 20- 21, 2023 in Brooklyn, NY.
Production: July 20- 21, 2023
Post-Production: August - December, 2023
Festival Distribution: January, 2024 - November, 2024
Home Video Distribution: November, 2024
Cast & Crew
Courtney Pauroso, Alana
Courtney Pauroso is known for Jackass Forever (2022), Dogleg (2023) and Reno 911!: It's a Wonderful Heist (2022). She is currently following up her 2019 hit, Guttenplum, with performances of Vanessa 5000 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Davey Johnson, Milton
Davey Johnson was born and raised in Grand Island, Nebraska, birthplace of Dick Cavett and Henry Fonda. At the age of nine, he was run over by a van, broke his leg, and spent a month and a half in the hospital, where he decided to stop pursuing sports and start a relationship with the stage. In 2002, Davey graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a BFA in Theater Performance and a minor in Japanese. Soon after, Davey moved to Los Angeles, California, where he has established himself as a frequent performer at alternative comedy venues (such as the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, the Steve Allen Theater, and the Comedy Central Stage) and as a commercial actor. On Adventure Time, Davey voices Xergiok in "The Silent King," "The Great Bird Man," and "All the Little People," as well as the title character named after him in the season five episode, "Davey."
Aparna Nancherla, Jill (Customer Support)
Kris Lefcoe, Director
Kris Lefcoe is a film director and writer based in New York City. She graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in philosophy, before attending Norman Jewison's Canadian Film Centre as a Director Resident. Many of Lefcoe's films are dark comedies about contemporary culture.
Kris wrote, directed and produced the comedy pilot Giving Up, which won a number of awards including Overall Best of the Fest, and Best Writing, at the 2017 New York Television Festival, and Best Comedy and Best Director at Seriesfest. The series is executive produced by David Wain (Wet Hot American Summer).
Lefcoe's feature film Public Domain, starring Don McKellar, Nicole DeBoer (Private Eyes, The Dead Zone) and Jason Jones (The Daily Show, The Detour), premiered at the South by Southwest film festival and won the Audience Award for Best Feature at the Beverly Hills Film Festival. The film was installed in a curated program of video art at Art Basel Miami.
Lefcoe wrote and directed a number of notable short films, including Tiny Riot Project, which screened at the Rotterdam Film Festival, was installed at Havana Biennale and Art Basel Miami, and sold to The Sundance Channel, and Can I Get a Witness?, starring Scott Speedman, which premiered at Toronto International Film Festival.
Kris Lefcoe has directed numerous music videos, including Peaches Boys Wanna Be Her. Her work has been nominated Best New Artist MVA and winner of Best Music Video at the Ottawa International Animation Festival.
Adam Kolodny, Director of Photography
Adam Kolodny is a Cinematographer currently based in New York City. His work spans the gamut of the visual world; including narrative, documentary, commercial, fashion, and experimental filmmaking.
His approach strives to convey the truth of the story being told. Every choice made - be it lensing, framing, light, or shadow - is done in service of the collaborative experience of visual storytelling.
When Adam is off set he enjoys shooting and developing analog film, as well as waving at stranger’s dogs on the street.
James Renfroe, Editor
James grew up in Athens, Georgia to a single mother putting herself through Law School. He and his siblings worked on puzzles and watched countless hours of television and movies. After working as a projectionist at the local movie theatre, and switching majors, James made his way out to California. With a brief pitstop in New York. James worked his way into the union and at the age of 26 he got his first Editor credit. James has since edited a handful of features and over a hundred episodes of television. While working on the hit NBC show, Superstore, James earned the credit of Associate Producer and Directed two episodes. He has a short film, Beached, based on Stephen King’s short story, Beachworld, that found acclaim during it’s mid-pandemic festival run. James is currently looking for scripts while developing a few of his own.
Los Angeles-based composer, orchestrator and pianist Jordan Seigel possesses an expressive, original voice in a stunning variety of media. Whether scoring projects for film and television or performing and improvising before audiences on stages around the world, Seigel approaches every pursuit with the same mission in mind: to create music that truly moves people.
His original music for films and television includes Focus Features’ Half Brothers and the musical comedy Lucky Stiff. He has also contributed additional music for Jordan Peele’s revival of The Twilight Zone, the crime drama Godfather of Harlem, the Revolutionary War thriller TURN: Washington’s Spies, and the dystopian Young Adult adaptation The Giver, among many others. Seigel’s score for the short film Cosmic Fling won “Best Score” at the Sulmona International Film Festival. In addition to being featured on numerous high-profile playlists, his soundtrack for Half Brothers received praise from Variety and Slashfilm, and has over 20 million plays on Spotify.
As an in-demand orchestrator, Seigel’s credits include Ant-Man and the Wasp, Shazam! Fury of the Gods, The LEGO Movie 2, The Bob’s Burgers Movie, A Christmas Story Christmas, The Willoughbys, and WandaVision. Seigel orchestrated a number of songs on the critically acclaimed album Unreal Unearth, by Hozier. He has also crafted arrangements for the National Symphony Orchestra’s concerts at the Kennedy Center with superstars like Ne-Yo, Common and Babyface.
Shawn Hainsworth AKA Darin X. Cape
Executive Producer / Writer
SHP Comics, founded in 2021, is gaining traction for their print-exclusive comics in diverse genres combining great art and characters with action, excitement, and humor.
Kris Lefcoe and Courtney Pauroso
Kris Lefcoe and Aparna Nancherla