Making Meme Part 5: Production Day 1

Read this series in order from the beginning The quote of the day on the call sheet for the first day of production was: “You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute.”—Tina Fey View this post on Instagram Setting up the first shot for #memethemovie #filming #filmmaking #filming #filmshoot #production #firstfeature #indiefilm A post shared by Sean Mannion (@unclesean) on Nov 22, 2014 at 9:54am PST As we reviewed our breakdowns of the script, we had to decide what we would shoot first. Meme has a variety of locations, […]

Meme at Cucalorus 24

We are very excited to announce that Meme will be a part of this year’s Cucalorus festival in Wilmington, North Carolina. We’re particularly excited as North Carolina is home to producer Carolyn Maher and actress June Dare. Director Sean Mannion and Producer Carolyn Maher are planning to attend the festival. Meme will have two screenings at Cucalorus: 5:00 PM Friday, November 9 Lumina Theater 620 Market St Chapel Hill, NC 27516 1:30 PM Saturday, November 10 Thalian Black 310 Chestnut St Wilmington, NC 28401 About Cucalorus: The 24th annual Cucalorus Festival takes place November 7-11, 2018 in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. Cucalorus was […]

Making Meme Part 4: Pre-Production

“Making Meme” is a series of blog posts about the long process of taking a project from an idea to a completed feature film. I made a lot of mistakes on the way and learned a lot of lessons, but I also had a lot of fun and got to work with a lot of wonderful people throughout the process. These posts are presented in the hopes of helping others in their struggles to make a film. – Sean Mannion, Writer/Director, Meme Read this series in order from the beginning Pre-production for Meme in some ways had been happening since the original […]

Making Meme Part 3: Shooting on No Budget

“Making Meme” is a series of blog posts about the long process of taking a project from an idea to a completed feature film. I made a lot of mistakes on the way and learned a lot of lessons, but I also had a lot of fun and got to work with a lot of wonderful people throughout the process. These posts are presented in the hopes of helping others in their struggles to make a film. – Sean Mannion, Writer/Director, Meme Read this series in order from the beginning Carolyn Maher joining Meme was the first step to the film actually […]

Making Meme Part 2: After Crowdfunding

“Making Meme” is a series of blog posts about the long process of taking a project from an idea to a completed feature film. I made a lot of mistakes on the way and learned a lot of lessons, but I also had a lot of fun and got to work with a lot of wonderful people throughout the process. These posts are presented in the hopes of helping others in their struggles to make a film. – Sean Mannion, Writer/Director, Meme Read this series in order from the beginning Meme’s Kickstarter ended unsuccessfully in October 2013. It was a bit of […]

Making Meme Part 1: Crowdfunding

“Making Meme” is a series of blog posts about the long process of taking a project from an idea to a completed feature film. I made a lot of mistakes on the way and learned a lot of lessons, but I also had a lot of fun and got to work with a lot of wonderful people throughout the process. These posts are presented in the hopes of helping others in their struggles to make a film. – Sean Mannion, Writer/Director, Meme Read this series in order from the beginning Meme began in spring 2013 as a desire to take the next […]

Meme Awarded Outstanding Narrative Feature at The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival

The Meme cast and crew were thrilled to be able to participate in the 2018 Art of Brooklyn Film Festival. The organizers of the festival including Joe, Anthony, Stef, Jake, and Guest Director Victoria, were warm and welcoming from our acceptance through the week of the festival, which wrapped up the night of Sunday June 10th. We had a great turn out for our World Premiere screening the evening of Saturday June 9th. Cast, crew, and friends old and new turned out to support the film. We couldn’t have asked for a better premiere for this film we all worked […]

Making Meme Part 0: Where Meme Came From

“Making Meme” is a series of blog posts about the long process of taking a project from an idea to a completed feature film. I made a lot of mistakes on the way and learned a lot of lessons, but I also had a lot of fun and got to work with a lot of wonderful people throughout the process. These posts are presented in the hopes of helping others in their struggles to make a film. – Sean Mannion, Writer/Director, Meme Where does a film about a woman looking for the creator of a homemade mashup videotape come from? It’s 2018, […]

Meme World Premiere at the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival

Meme will be making it’s world premiere June 9th at the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival. The film screens at 9PM and will be followed by a Q&A. Join us Saturday June 9th at Founders’ Hall St. Francis College to see the film and meet some of the fine folks who made it happen! Get your tickets here! Use offer code 18AOBFF to get 20% off your order! June 9, 9PM Founders Hall – St. Francis College 180 Remsen St. Brooklyn NY 11201 About the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival:  The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival is the flagship indie […]

Meme Accepted to the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival

We are very excited to announce that Meme has been selected as one of only ten feature films to screen as a part of the 2018 Art of Brooklyn Film Festival this June. The festival runs June 2 to June 10 and announcements for the screening schedule are expected soon. To read the full announcement please visit the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival’s post and see all of the films they accepted. About the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival:  The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival is the flagship indie film event of Brooklyn.   Founded in 2011, AoBFF is the […]