The Brothers Texas


Every family has a secret and The Brothers Texas are no different. After their mother abandons them, Austin and Dallas are left to raise their little brother, Houston. On his 13th birthday, Houston finally builds up the courage to ask his crush to be his girl but will all his wishes come true?

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Writer/Director: Ashton Pina
Assistant Director: Ashley George
Producer: Ashton Pina, Anna Pina & Kyle Ishmael
Co-Producers: Julie Ann Lucas
Director of Photography: Roberto Collado
1st Assistant Camera: Yung Jen Yang
2nd Assistant Camera: Emanuele Michetti
Gaffer(s): Yung Jen Yang
Editor: Uladzimir Taukachou
Sound Designer: Cherelle Crews
Sound Mixer: Joe Marquet
Production Designer: Penelope Yiallouridou
Production Manager: Phillip Forrest
Production Assistant(s): Katy DiRenzo, Evan Watson, Sabrina Colie & Sarah Kim
Special Thanks: CCNY Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, Teresa Horvath, David Covington, Antonio Tabaldi, Chantal Akerman


Houston – Emmanuel Udeagha
Dallas – Ashton Pina
Austin – Alexander McEwen
Vanessa – Bella Achu
Dr. X – Danny Borbon
Tiffany – Vassiliki Ellwood
Mr. Pinto – Gary Robinson
Assistant – Babene Olaya
Timothy – Chris Bennett


Ashton Pina

Ethnically infused with Cape Verdean, Ashton Pina hails from New Bedford, Massachusetts. He was born to enlighten, entertain and engage the world through innovative and inspiring creations. After graduating from Florida International University in 2010, the star moved to New York City, where all his dreams are coming true. Ashton has been blessed with amazing opportunities throughout his young career including working with Nelson George, Diane Martel, and Beyonce. He recently finished directing and staring in the new outrageous web comedy, The Out Crowd. Ashton’s an inaugural BAAD! Artist. At the Bronx Academy of Arts & Dance, Ashton is developing the stage play, WERQ! The Dragsical!, a coming of drag tale, that is set to premiere in 2014. Ashton is a recipient of the Riant Theatre Youth Empowerment Award and is a Class of 2014 MFA in Media Arts Production Candidate at The City College of New York. Ashton believes the biggest dreams can come true with courage, hard WERQ and dedication! He’s thankful to God, his family, and to all his pNutz for their love and support!


Writing & Directing Fiction


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