Press Kit - Dumbass Filmmakers!
Check out our press kit for our upcoming comedy webseries, Dumbass Filmmakers! It stars Hunter Lee Hughes, Elizabeth Gordon and Da
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 1, 2011Press Contact:Elizabeth Gordon, 323-633-5316Press@Fatelink.com “DUMBASS FILMMAKERS!” SET TO DEBUT IN SUMMER, 2011 “TRUE BLOOD” STAR DALE RAOUL JOINS CAST OF WEBSERIES EXPLORING BISEXUALITY AND THE CREATIVE PROCESS “Dumbass Filmmakers!,” an existential comedy webseries starring Dale Raoul (“TrueBlood”) will premiere at www.dumbassfilmmakers.com this Summer. In “Dumbass Filmmakers!”, Harrison DeWinter (Hunter Lee Hughes, “Winner Takes All”)believes his movie will inspire others to save the environment, protest injustice and embracebisexuality. But when it comes to actually making the movie, Harrison can’t depend on hisquixotic imagination alone. He turns to Vicki Moretti (Elizabeth Gordon, “Astral Projection CanKill You”), an organized but lonely young woman who only wants to produce the movie to fill avoid in her love life. Harrison feels confident that with Vicki in place, his artistic vision will soonmaterialize. But unexpected obstacles arise when Vicki fights to block vulnerable rising starBobby Tulane (Justin Schwan, “Cutback”) from securing the lead role he so earnestly deserves.Unlike Vicki, Bobby actually understands Harrison’s movie, making him very appealing toHarrison but very threatening to Vicki’s insecurities. Caught in the middle is mischievouscasting director Scott Fleischman (Jimmy Q. Dinh, “America’s Got Talent”), who hopes tosomehow profit from the experience. Ms. Raoul plays Harrison’s disapproving mother, Brenda. “Dumbass Filmmakers!” explores a non-traditional love triangle between Harrison, hisproducing partner Vicki and his creative muse Bobby. As if Vicki doesn’t have enoughcompetition for Harrison with Bobby, she also faces the beautiful Amalia (Barbara Costa), aninsanely dedicated actress whose style impresses Harrison. The love story develops against the -more-
FATELINK PRODUCTIONS/ “DUMBASS FILMMAKERS!” – Page 2backdrop of an overwhelming and chaotic pre-production process for an incredibly stupidmovie. “Dumbass Filmmakers!” was created by producing partners Hunter Lee Hughes andElizabeth Gordon. The series’ first season was written and directed by Mr. Hughes. Dale Raoul (“Brenda Winters”) is best known for her role as Maxine Fortenberry onHBO’s vampire series “True Blood.” She’s a veteran character actress who has worked in amyriad of stage, film and television productions. Hunter Lee Hughes (“Harrison DeWinter,” Writer/Director/Producer/Co-Creator) makeshis directorial debut with “Dumbass Filmmakers!” He previously wrote “Fate of the Monarchs”,which garnered a Critic’s Pick from Backstage and “The Sermons of John Bradley,” for which hewas named Best Actor by StageSceneLa.com in their 2008-2009 “Best of Stage” list. He alsowrote, produced and starred in the film “Winner Takes Alll,” which will premiere at the 35thannual Atlanta Film Festival. Elizabeth Gordon (“Vicki Moretti”, Producer/Co-Creator) has produced a number oftheatrical productions, including “The Sermons of John Bradley” with Fatelink Productions. Shealso produced the short film “Winner Takes All.” Ms. Gordon created her own original seriescalled “Untitled Word Project,” which premiered in 2008 and has performed in showsthroughout L.A. and Orange County to rave reviews in Backstage West and StageSceneLA. Jimmy Q. Dinh (“Scott Fleischman”) made Howie Mandel and Sharon Osbourne takenotice on last season’s “America’s Got Talent.” Although they didn’t clear Mr. Dinh to the nextround, Mandel and Osbourne complimented him for his comedic instincts. Justin Schwan (“Bobby Tulane”) played gorgeous surfer Luke in “Cutback,” which won‘People’s Choice Award for Best Feature Film’ at the San Diego Christian Film Festival. Other notable talent includes Barbara Costa (“Beyond Words”) as exotic star AmaliaSousa and Adrian Quinonez (“Eating Out 2”) as Marco Lorenzo, a hunk actor suffering from apanic disorder. Ben Wells (“RiffRaff”) appears as the handsome recovering sex addict NedDraper. Eric Colton (“Desperate Housewives”) recurs as the striking but self-involved RickyBlaine, an ex-boyfriend of Harrison’s who now considers himself way out of Harrison’s league. For more information, visit us on www.dumbassfilmmakers.com or Vimeo(www.Vimeo.com/channels/Fatelink) or YouTube (www.youtube.com/fatelinkproductions). ###