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Saturday, August 30 • 11:00am - 1:00pm
VEEPS: Profiles in Insignificance

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VEEPS: Profiles in Insignificance is the story of Bill and Wayne—two middle-aged men in search of their American dream, their lives at a disappointing stall. They see a shot at a mid-life redemption and grab it. They follow the Vice Presidents as others follow athletes or rock stars. For years they’ve plied their curious obsession alone, singing the praises of men who won’t even sing their own. Eager and inspired, they hit the road followed by a film crew eager to chronicle this offbeat but quintessentially American narrative: A story of friendship and the shared dreams and passions of a lifetime, it’s also a story that takes a turn neither Bill and Wayne nor their camera toting biographers could possibly foresee.
Directors
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Mike Lay

Director/Executive Producer - VEEPS: Profiles in Insignificance
Mike Lay is known for juggling. Not the kind you’d find at a county fairground, a man in | a bad suit tossing clubs, balls, machetes, and the occasional chainsaw in the air above  | him, but one who cool handedly keeps budgets, production schedules, crews and talent  | whirling overhead; always in complete control. That agility and mastery comes from  | more than 20 years of developing one’s craft.  | | Mike... Read More →
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Brett Warnock

Director/Executive Producer - VEEPS: Profiles in Insignificance
An avid movie buff and visual arts pro, VEEPS the movie was conceived by Brett  | Warnock as his initial foray into filmmaking. Brett is the co-publisher of the graphic  | novel imprint Top Shelf Productions. In its 15+ years the company has seen to fruition  | a plethora of award-winning projects by authors such as Alan Moore (From Hell), Craig  | Thompson (Blankets), and Jeffrey Brown (The Girlfriend Trilogy). Their books have... Read More →

Cast & Crew
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Bill Kelter

ACTOR: AS HIMSELF / EXECUTIVE PRODUCER | | Bill has harbored a passion for the margins of American politics since watching on television the inaugural of the second, doomed Nixon-Agnew Administration when he was home sick, and spending afternoons on breaks from his paper route, where he learned that the most meaningful things you need to know about the American Executive Branch can be found on the back pages of our newspapers, between ads... Read More →
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John Killeen

ACTOR: MAX KNOTT | | John Killeen has been acting in theater and film for nearly thirty years. In autumn 2010, he played the lead in The 3rd Floor Theatrical Sketch Comedy Troupe’s original play Killing Time. He’s worked in such venues as Stark Raving Theater (The Adding Machine, Detective Story), Lakewood Theater (Three Musketeers, The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, A Flea in Her Ear), NW Children’s Theater, and Oregon Children’s... Read More →
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Tim Moxley

ACTOR: DR. WILFORD GRÜMER, PSY.D. | | Timothy Patrick Moxley is a poet, storyteller, naturalist and inventor. Co-Director Brett Warnock chose his longtime friend Tim for the role, simply because all he needed to sell his character was to solely be Tim. He earned a B.A. in English Literature from a University that shall remain nameless and sits on the Board of Directors of the Native Forest Council. He divides his time between New York and... Read More →
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Wayne Shellabarger

ACTOR: AS HIMSELF / EXECUTIVE PRODUCER | | Wayne’s illustrations have appeared in the San Francisco Bay Guardian, Plazm, the Stranger, and the Top Shelf comics anthology. His work has been exhibited in Seattle and Portland. I’m Totally Helpless, a book of his rock poster art, is available from Top Shelf Productions. He lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Saturday August 30, 2014 11:00am - 1:00pm
Cinema 21 (616 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209)

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