Vine Stars to Lead New Film FML: A SOCIAL MEDIA ADVENTURE
Jason Nash has written and will be directing his second film -- the first-ever Vine star feature film-- and is launching the 30-Day Kickstarter campaign for the full-length feature today, Monday, March 30th.FML: A SOCIAL MEDIA ADVENTURE will star Jason Nash and Brandon Calvillo, two of Vine's most followed social media stars, as well as a myriad of Viners all with followers well into the millions, including Brittany Furlan (8.8 million followers), Nicholas Megalis (4.7 million followers), and Marcus Johns (6 million followers) and over 35 additional Viners, with a total number of followers exceeding 40 Million. FML will be a feature film about two guys who embark on a cross-country road trip to boost their social media followings. Nash will be producing the film with L.A.-based production company, Fantail Entertainment. Once again, Jason Nash is making history: this is THE FIRST TIME that this many Vine stars have joined forces on a project of this caliber, and it is the first feature-length narrative film starring Viners. His debut film, JASON NASH IS MARRIED marked the first evolution of a Comedy Central Studios web series onto the big screen. JNIM brought rave reviews and a huge dose of attention from the media, and featured such comedy favorites as Busy Philipps, Andy Richter, Patton Oswalt, Rob Corddry, Andy Daly, Casey Wilson, TJ Miller, Paul Scheer, Paul F. Tompkins, H. Jon Benjamin, Matt Walsh, Mary Lynn Rajskub and more. FML will once again bring new media to the mainstream. The film will feature many of the same actors; Patton Oswalt, Busy Philipps (Freaks & Geeks, Cougar town), T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley), Andy Daly (Review), Paul Scheer (The League), Rob Corrdry (Children's Hospital, The Daily Show), and Ken Marino (Children's Hospital, Party Down) are among the list of actors who will be starring in FML: A SOCIAL MEDIA ADVENTURE. The Kickstarter campaign launching today, Monday, March 30th, is inviting fans to join in the filmmaking process, giving them a voice and a chance to build FML alongside Jason and the whole production team. THE CAMPAIGN is offering rewards on the ground floor that range from a digital download of the completed film, the soundtrack, production diaries and t-shirts to exclusive opportunities including video chats with the stars in the film, video greetings from the stars, an Eddie Pepitone voicemail rant, a Vine class in L.A., a visit to the FML Set, as well as a Vine or Instagram takeover by one of the stars. This is just a taste of the rewards that will be available to those interested in taking part in the making of this film.
The above poster features the following Vine personalities:
Jason Nash (Sam) https://vine.co/JasonNash
Brandon Calvillo (Henry) https://vine.co/BrandonCalvillo
Manon Mathews (Sheryl) https://vine.co/manonmathews
Danny Lopriore (Swagg) https://vine.co/u/908917423149826048
Marcus Johns (Aaron Brady) https://vine.co/marcusjohns
Nicholas Megalis (TBA) https://vine.co/nicholasmegalis
Jessi Smiles (Melissa Dinkers) https://vine.co/Jessismiles
Robby Ayala (Bobby) https://vine.co/robbyayala
Eric Dunn (Kendrick Wilkins) https://vine.co/ericdunn
Allegra Masters (Scarlett) https://vine.co/AllegraMasters
Q Park (Daily Dan) https://vine.co/QPark ABOUT JASON NASH: Nash is a stand-up comedian and actor whose most recent project is "Jason Nash Is Married." Nash created and starred in the GQ interview web series "How To Be A Man" and THE COMEDY Central web series "The Shaman," and appeared on such shows as "Reno 911," "House," "Traffic Light," "Funny or Die Presents...," "The Andy Dick Show," and "Lil Bush." He was the co-host of "Beyond Twisted" by the creators of TMZ, and wrote and voiced the Current TV cartoon "Supernews." He appears this summer in Marlon Wayans' new TBS comedy "Funniest Wins." Nash has amassed 1 million followers across multiple social media platforms, notably on Vine, due to Jason's particular voice, and his popular characters such as "Soda Dad." Nash hosted and produced the popular podcast "Guys With Feelings," and his CDs "In the Land of Tall Buildings and Red Fire Engines" and "The Darkest Heart" are available on iTunes. ABOUT FANTAIL ENTERTAINMENT: Executive Producers Erik Wong and Tyler Condon of Fantail Entertainment have been producing breakout new media properties since 2012. Recent projects Fantail has been involved with include the hit Hulu game show MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS (hosted by Jay Mohr), web docu-series TIËSTO: IN THE BOOTH, and THE LEBRONS on Xbox Live. Fantail Entertainment is based in Santa Monica, California. FML: A GUIDE TO SOCIAL MEDIA will be Fantail's first feature-length film project.