The Defenders | Chapter 1: The Journey Begins

Directed By: Jack Rizzo

Genre: Fantasy, Action, Mystery
Length: 0:4:31
Released: December 1st, 2015

Content Advisory:  mild violence.

Director's Comments

What monstrous threat could bring together a wizard, a kung fu master, and an immortal valkyrie? The journey of the Defenders is about to begin.

I started developing this earlier in the year, and actually shot quite a bit of it before the summer. The Defenders was originally going to be one brickfilm, but as I started working on the script I realised it had the potential to be a series.

This is deliberately quite fun and comical, as the series is an homage primarily the original Defenders comics from the '60s that I had been reading at the time. They're quirky, full of mystical weirdnesses, and heavy on needless exposition, all of which I've tried to make fit in this series too (to varying degrees of success).

'Chapter II: Missing Statues' coming January 2nd.

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