Pander Brothers' Selfless
Monday, May 11 at 6:30pm | $8 |
Synopsis: "Dylan Gray, a rising young star in the trendy ‘green’ architecture movement, is flying high from winning a prized high-rise commission when he unwittingly plants the seeds of his own destruction during a chance encounter with a deadly stranger. While waiting to board his plane home to Portland, Dylan sketches an unflattering caricature of fellow passenger Wesley Stone to impress an attractive flight attendant. As Dylan soon learns, the stranger he brazenly ridiculed is a master at stealing identities, and he’s just made Dylan Gray his next target! Selfless explores one man's self-identity in an era where internet hackers repurpose identities for various criminal pursuits.”
SELFLESS won the Best Feature and Best Screenplay awards at the 2008 BendFilm Festival and was called "Stylish, Smart and Compelling" by the Oregonian.
"SUBTEXT" (Short Film)
Synopsis: "SUBTEXT explores the contemporary methods in which relationships are formed, maintained and ended, all through phone texts. This now common-place mode of communication has changed the way we express ourselves, allowing the sound-bite and emoticon to determine the fate of our personal lives. Power plays are made with the push of a button as the next text that is sent may decide who has the final say, without ever speaking a word.”
SUBTEXT premiered at the PalmShorts International in 2013 and was given 4 stars by Rotten Tomatoes contributor, James Wegg.
The Portland, Oregon based Pander Brothers are a multi disciplinary creative media team who write and direct films and music videos as well as write and illustrate graphic novels. Their award winning feature film SELFLESS premiered at ComicCon International in 2009 and was picked up by Entertainment 1 (E1). The brothers’ music videos for their graphic novel and companion soundtrack SECRET BROADCAST have appeared on MTV and the Brothers’ music video movie “Suck It and See” for Palm Pictures was a cheeky erotic homage featuring artists from around the globe including Howie B., Spacer, and Fantastic Plastic Machine. The Panders recently directed the adidas 2013 preline videos and designed the animated title sequence for the upcoming thriller, L.A. SLASHER starring Mischa Barton and Eric Roberts.
Also known for their collaborative work in comics and graphic novels including the cult series Grendel: Devil’s Legacy, Batman: City of Light and Exquisite Corpse, The Pander Brothers’ visual storytelling has been nominated for the Eisner and Manning awards for groundbreaking artwork in the graphic novel medium. They most recently launched their digital comics hub, PanderBrosComics.Com featuring the brothers wide array of original stories for digital download including, Tasty Bullet, Secret Broadcast, Jack Zero (Crackerjack Shot) and Accelerate.
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