LogoTV.com has secured the rights to the comedic online series “Vicky & Lysander” produced by BFD Productions. Created, written by and starring Shannon Walker (Vicky) and Damon Cardasis (Lysander) and directed and produced by Roxy Hunt and Tony Castle, “Vicky & Lysander” follows the twisted and hilarious antics of a deluded Manhattan couple who work tirelessly to climb the New York social ladder.
The series was shot entirely on location in New York City on the Canon 5D Mark II and RED Scarlet. “Vicky & Lysander” is comprised of ten episodes and premieres Wednesday, December 19th at 3 PM ET on LogoTV.com with new episodes posting each Wednesday at 3 PM ET.
Roxy is a Co-Owner of BFD Productions, a video production company based in New York City, founded with partner Tony Castle that produces films, webisodes, graphic design, festivals, screenings, etc.
She is currently directing a web-series for Fast Company Magazine, the comedy web-series “Vicky & Lysander”, as well as going into her 3rd year as Co-Director of the LES Film Festival.
Damon Cardasis is a NY- based writer, director and producer as well as a Co-Creator of The LES Film Festival. Prior to The LES Film Festival he directed and produced the feature mockumentary MARCH! and worked on the films THE PRIVATE LIVES OF PIPPA LEE, DOUBT and STOP LOSS. He is currently running director Rebecca Miller’s company, Round Films, and has finished a first draft of his dark comedic feature. Him and Ms. Walker also have other projects in development.
Tony Castle co-founded BFD Productions, along with partner Roxy Hunt, in 2008. Together they have produced content for Fast Company Magazine, CNN, and Susan Sarandon, among others.
Other credits include co-producer along side Morgan Spurlock on the feature doc, The Entrepreneur and Festival Director for the LES Film Festival.
Shannon Walker is a Writer, Producer, and Actor living in New York City. Credits include writing and acting in the feature film, “MARCH,” the Lower East Side’s Acclaimed Dinner Party “Vicky & Lysander,” and numerous independent films and Off-Broadway shows. She is also the co-creator of the LES Film Festival, an annual extravaganza in Manhattan’s Lower East Side that features the work of bold independent filmmakers. Shannon Walker and Damon Cardasis currently have numerous scripts and series in development.
Winner of “Best Borderline Performance Art” in NY Press for their “Best of Manhattan 2010” issue, and called “hilarious” by the NY Daily News, “Vicky & Lysander” originated as a 3-month, sold out performance in NY’s Lower East Side.Learn more here
Whilst in the process of planning a gala for Artists Against Inhumanity, a very important fundraiser to fight “inhumane things,” but more importantly, serve as a showcase for all their cool artist friends and herself, Vicky and Lysander learn that they have not been invited to the Met Ball this year. The shocking revelation leads the couple to from uptown to (gasp) downtown.
Vicky begins to unravel and a wedge grows between NY’s most powerful couple. Will their love survive the challenge? Will Vicky be able to overcome her societal woes and pull off this Artists Against Inhumanity Gala? Will Lysander continue his climb to the top of the downtown scene? With the help of their earthly guardian angels, Jethrob Barnaby (Lysander’s stylist), Jenny (a transsexual Cambodian fashion designer) and Tatanka io Tanka, there is nothing the New York power couple can’t take on.Watch episodes online here
For more information on “Vicky & Lysander,” go to LogoTV.com. For up-to-date “Vicky & Lysander” news and exclusives, join the “Vicky & Lysander” Facebook Page or follow the series stars on Twitter at @RealREALVicky (Vicky) and @thereallysander (Lysander).