Behind the scenes of 'Tankhouse': Line Producer Jerry terHorst

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FARGO — On Monday, Sept. 16, Fargo became the set of a new film. The comedy, "Tankhouse," follows two New Yorkers who move to Fargo to start a theatrical revolution.

Click Content Studios, a video-production company owned by Fargo-based Forum Communications Co., and Los Angeles-based Momentum Studios have partnered to produce the film. It takes many hands to create a featured film. Before the actors can become their characters and film starts rolling, crew members work tirelessly to pin down details to help this world come to life.

Throughout filming, we will bring you behind the scenes to see exactly who makes up the crew of "Tankhouse," as well as give a bit of insight to what goes into creating a feature-length film.

Jerry TerHorst is the line producer for "Tankhouse."


"(A line producer) is the person who handles all the logistics," says TerHorst. "Basically all the stuff that requires turning a script into an actual thing you're doing in a location, that's what I do."

From creating a schedule and nailing down a budget to hiring the crew and handling paperwork, TerHorst plays an integral part of the movie-making process.

"If someone has a script and need to know how much it costs and how long it's going to take, at the very basic level, that's what I do," he says.

See what else TerHorst has to say about his role as line producer for "Tankhouse," his reactions to Fargo and more, plus more behind the scenes interviews from cast and crew members, as well as insights into community impact and insights on creating a movie as filming of "Tankhouse" continues on

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