Justen Patrick Lander

Justen Patrick Lander

Writer/Director at Terrestrial Entertainment
Director, Screenwriter and Editor

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July 2011
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About Justen


  • Night Drive

    Night Drive Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller Mystery A pregnant woman experiences high strangeness while lost in the desert after abandoning her ill father to save her job over Christmas night.


  • The Raft

    The Raft (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Alex sneaks into his grandfather, Seymour's office. Seymour punishes him by subjecting him to yet another rendition of his WWII story. This time though, Alex actually listens. What he hears changes everything. Written by Robert Locke Jones

  • Nina

    Nina (2016)
    Film (Biography, Drama and Music) Miscellaneous Crew The story of the late jazz musician and classical pianist Nina Simone including her rise to fame and relationship with her manager Clifton Henderson.

  • Phod

    Phod (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Craving something more meaningful than a cold glowing screen, a despondent young woman leaves her PHOD at home in search of a rare moment of true connection.

  • White Bird in a Blizzard

    White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
    Film (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Kat Connors is 17 years old when her seemingly perfect homemaker mother, Eve, disappears in 1988. Having lived for so long in an emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother's absence and certainly doesn't blame her doormat of a father, Brock, for the loss. But as time passes, Kat begins to come to grips with how deeply Eve's disappearance has affected her. Returning home on a break from college, she finds herself confronted with the truth about her mother's departure, and her own denial about the events surrounding it... Written by Anonymous

  • American Standard

    American Standard (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Producer After years of waiting for a visitor, Edward Bracket decides to escape his nursing home.

  • Broken Leg

    Broken Leg (2014)
    Film (Comedy) Casting department Broken Leg is a movie about Karla, a perennial college student who's afraid to face the real world. She needs her older sister, Kate, to co-sign on yet another student loan. As a test, Kate asks Karla to look after her husband, Theo, who recently broke his leg. Karla thinks this will be an easy way to prove she's responsible but little does she know that Kate and Theo are expecting a baby and that Theo views this weekend as his last chance to party. Over the weekend Karla and Theo will learn a lot about responsibility. Written by Case Barden

  • Avenged

    Avenged (2013)
    Film (Action, Fantasy, Horror and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew A deaf girl is brutalized by a murderous gang who are then hunted by her when the bloodthirsty spirit of an Apache warrior inhabits her lifeless body.

  • Maniac

    Maniac (2012)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Just when the streets seemed safe, a serial killer with a fetish for scalps is back and on the hunt. Frank is the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store, but his life changes when young artist Anna appears asking for his help with her new exhibition. As their friendship develops and Frank's obsession escalates, it becomes clear that she has unleashed a long-repressed compulsion to stalk and kill. Written by Anonymous

  • Geist

    Geist (2012)
    Film (Short, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Producer Dog died yesterday.

  • House of Lies

    House of Lies (2012)
    Television (Comedy and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew A subversive, scathing look at a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm. Marty, a highly successful, cutthroat consultant is never above using any means (or anyone) necessary to get his clients the information they want.

  • Good Intentions

    Good Intentions (2011)
    Video (Short, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department In an ordinary neighborhood a retired couple find themselves aiding a helpless young women on the run from unknown assailants.

  • The Shake Up: The Short

    The Shake Up: The Short (2010)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department When a promiscuous guy meets a scorned women, what happens next can only be disaster.

  • Karma Road

    Karma Road (2010)
    Film (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Karma Road is a non-traditional Film about a modern generation Indian American college student whose life is challenged by the many obstacles she overcomes throughout a course of time. A Philadelphia native, Laxshmi (Manini Gupta) thrives off of the city's underdog attitude to survive all that she encounters including: Rape, Drug Abuse, Prison Life, Street Life, all the while loosing faith in her religion and family values. Written by Mihir Pathak

  • The Perfect Time

    The Perfect Time (2009)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department The darkly beautiful story of a man determined to complete the construction of a machine that will allow him to live in his favorite memory...forever.

  • Friends (With Benefits)

    Friends (With Benefits) (2009)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Camera and Electrical Department Meet Chloe and Owen: best buds since their sandbox days. Now, in med school as they attempt to balance the weight of their studies, his job, her band, their parents, their friends (their sanity), they find little time for relationships...but lots of time for the desire. One fateful day, a brave Owen proposes the "perfect" solution: Friends (read: no messy relationship stuff)...with benefits (read: insanely messy sex stuff). "Perfect," that is...if the two hadn't always been secretly in love with one another So what DOES happen when two close friends decide to secretly blur the lines dividing friendship and relationship...and the rest of their tight knit group of friends finds out? The answer: complications arise. A LOT of complications. In fact, to quote their therapist, "It's brought down empires; imagine what it can do to a group of friends". Written by Gorman Bechard

  • Achchamundu! Achchamundu!

    Achchamundu! Achchamundu! (2009)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department As a young Indian family in America struggles with life between traditional and modern values they are unknowingly marked as a child predator's next target.

  • Tabitha's Aquarium

    Tabitha's Aquarium (2008)
    Film (Short) Camera and Electrical Department Tabitha, a self-proclaimed fish enthusiast, is convinced that her 'touch' is lethal after pet fish and unexpectedly dies following contact. Consequently she dons a pair of latex gloves and finds work in a taxidermy studio where the risk of killing anything else is minimal. Yet just as Tabitha begins to relax and discover the joy in restoring dead fish, tragedy strikes again and ultimately forces her to choose between her isolating phobia and a budding relationship with Wade, the quirky owner of Living Dead Taxidermy. Written by Anonymous

  • Circulation

    Circulation (2008)
    Film (Short and Horror) Camera and Electrical Department A man sits alone in a dark room and plays a deadly version of the game "spin the bottle" - the results do not go as planned.

  • P.J.

    P.J. (2008)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Art department A man who has witnessed a horrific accident retreats within himself. He barely talks, and doesn't even know who he is. He is brought to a hospital where the resident doctor tries to get through to him while the doctor is fighting his own life's demons and an out-of-touch supervisor who wants the man permanently committed. Written by Anonymous

  • True Life

    True Life (2007)
    Television (Documentary) Sound department This one hour documentary follows 4 young people who are moving to the Big Apple to pursue their dreams. Julie is a shop-o-holic who lives off of her parents credit cards but wants to make her own way in the fashion industry. Frankie & Dana are gay best friends from Ohio who have no money, no jobs, and no plan but have a big dream for a better life. And Josh is a model from a Winsconsin who is getting the opportunity of a lifetime with a top modeling agency. Who will survive in one of the most competitive cities in the world? Written by M. McEwan


  • Cinematography Award from the California Film Awards for the feature film Karam Road

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