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Dumbass Filmmakers is produced by Fatelink Productions, a young production company with a film collective ethos and roots in independent theater.  

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August 23, 2013

You can now purchase episodes of “Dumbass Filmmakers!” featuring a director’s commentary by Hunter Lee Hughes for $.99/episode or for $4.99 for the whole season. The regular episodes are also available for download for those who want to support our show. Buy them here.

August 19, 2013

“Dumbass Filmmakers!” travelled to the AOF Film Festival. Big thank you to Del Weston for putting our show on the big (huge-ass) screen.

June 14, 2013

“Dumbass Filmmakers!” cast members Hunter Lee Hughes and Justin Schwan, along with DF producer Jason Fracaro have been cast in Fatelink’s newest project, “Guys Reading Poems.” Check it out here

April 1, 2013

Very excited to share that in the Comedy category at L.A.WebFest, "Dumbass Filmmakers!" has been awarded Outstanding Achievement in four categories, including Outstanding Score (Sergio Jimenez Lacima), Outstanding Guest Actress (Dale Raoul), Outstanding Supporting Actor (Jimmy Dinh) and Outstanding Director (Hunter Lee Hughes).

March 13, 2013

In just two weeks, “Dumbass Filmmakers1” will screen at LAWebFest. We have two screening times - Thursday, March 28th at 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 30th at 6 p.m. LAWEBFEST takes place at: Radisson Hotel LAX at 6225 Century Boulevard. For details and tickets, go to www.lawebfest.com.

February 14, 2013

Have a valentine? If not, consider “friending” Harrison DeWinter, Bobby Tulane or Marco Lorenzo at our internal social network at social.fatelink.com

December 29, 2012

“Dumbass Filmmakers!” screens at Queer Fruits film festival tomorrow. Details here.

November 29, 2012

We’re proud to announce that “Dumbass Filmmakers” has been accepted into the Queer Fruits Film Festival. We will screen on Sunday, December 30th as part of their Session 3 of programming at 6 p.m. Check out the festival link here.

November 9, 2012

We’re excited to announce that “Dumbass Filmmakers!” has been honored with an “Award of Merit” from Indie Fest.

September 22, 2012

Dumbass Filmmakers! will screen as part of the “Sons of Comedy” event at Rain Nightclub on Saturday, September 29th at 10 p.m. Included in the line-up are Mason Pryor (son of Richard Pryor) and Thunderhouse Media’s upcoming talent Brando Murphy. We’re very grateful to D.T. Robinson for including our pilot in the show.

August 17, 2012

“True Blood” star Dale Raoul makes an appearance as Harrison’s furious mother Brenda in “Known Quantities,” our series finale of “Dumbass Filmmakers!

August 14, 2012

Harrison receives an unexpectedly profound gift in “Bobby, Harrison, A Credit Card and a Sea Turtle.”

August 13, 2012

Ever wondered what happens to your favorite characters before they take the stage...or after the film's end credits? We've created a social network on our reboot of Fatelink.com where you can see our characters interact with each other...and with you! Part story, part archive, part incubator, part community, our new site expands the possibilities of storytelling, transmedia-style, and allows you to be right there to participate in it all. social.fatelink.com.

August 7, 2012

Sometimes, life is about those deep questions that keep you awake at night. And sometimes, it's about Kung Fu. "Kung Fu Connection.".

July 31, 2012

Have you ever rejected someone that was right for you? See how Harrison handles giving some bad news...and trying to make it right...in "The Fall of Bobby Tulane.".

July 26, 2012

In this week's edition...our tribute to Beastie Boys...we smell a SABOTAGE. Vicki's Power Play.

July 24, 2012

Sometimes, your movie hits a snag. And sometimes, with filmmaking, there is utter DESTRUCTION. That's what Harrison and the gang face in this week's episode as financial problems...and physical threats...emerge.

July 19, 2012

Who is that casting director guy anyway? Find out more in Episode 5: Scott Stuck in the Middle

July 17, 2012

Episode 4: Amalia Makes Magic is now released!

July 13, 2012

Photos are now avaiable of "Dumbass Filmmakers!" premiere at Goethe-Institut, Los Angeles — at Goethe-Institut Los Angeles. Check them out here!

July 12, 2012

We thank EVERYBODY for your support of episodes one and two! The response has been amazing. Here's episode three aka "The Rise of Bobby Tulane." As always, we deeply appreciate it if you share with your friends... EP 3: "The Rise of Bobby Tulane"

July 10, 2012

We're proud to announce that our indie film/LGBT comedy original webseries "Dumbass Filmmakers!" went live just minutes ago from our premiere at Goethe-Institut, Los Angeles. Our pilot episode: "What's the Story?"

July 10, 2012

We are excited to celebrate the premiere of "Dumbass Filmakers!" tonight at 8 p.m. at Goethe-Institute, Los Angeles. We will go LIVE online from our event at 9:30 p.m. So look for episodes one and two later tonight!!!!!!

June 29, 2012

We've JUST dropped our brand new trailer for Season One of "Dumbass Filmmakers!" Check it out on YouTube!!! The show launches in just 11 days! :)

June 26, 2012

This week on Facebook, we begin our "Meet the Cast" campaign. "Like" us to learn more about our actors!

June 25, 2012

Countdown begins to the premiere on July 10, 2012 with the launch of our new "You might be a Dumbass Filmmaker..." series on Twitter. Check it out here.

June 22, 2012

Just learned that Fuse Magazine is gonna feature our "Dumbass Filmmakers!" episodes on their website after our release. Big thanks to Fuse and we love the LGBT community in Australia!!

May 22, 2012

Queelandia has written a nice write-up on us and even called us entertainment "gold."  Check it out here.

May 16, 2012

We're proud to announce that we've been listed in Televisual's list of LGBT webseries.  Check it out here.

April 17, 2012

It's official.  The first two episodes of 'Dumbass Filmmakers!' will premiere online on July 10, 2012.  Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube and Vimeo channels to be one of the first people who sees it!

April 14, 2012

It's not every day that a webseries features an original score, but we'll have just that thanks to brilliant composer Sergio Jiminez Lacima.  We can't wait for you to hear what he's been creating for us. Check out his site here.

April 10, 2012

Edit lock is here.  We've finally reached edit lock for Season One of 'Dumbass Filmmakers!' and it clocks in at just over 68 minutes for the 12 episodes.  We absolutely can't wait to finish the music, audio and color correction so you can see it! :)

January 5, 2012

Big thanks to James Lee Hernandez for jumping on board as an editor for the project.  James is gonna help us close this baby down after a lot of hard work from our other editor Chris Friend.  For more on James, check out his IMDb page here.

November 24, 2011

We want to thank make-up artist Celina Yun for coming on board for our final three days of re-shoots as lead make-up artist.  Celina has been amazing in creating some body paint for Harrison (Hunter Lee Hughes). Check out her portfolio here.

November 1, 2011

Big thanks to Jamie Benson, our choreographer for the latest re-shoot of 'Dumbass Filmmakers!'  We're excited to show you what Jamie has up his sleeve for Harrison and our cast.  Check out a bit about his career here.

September 12, 2011

Congratulations to Dale Raoul on another excellent season as Maxine Fortenberry on HBO's True Blood!  See Dale in Dumbass Filmmakers! as Harrison's overbearing mother, Brenda Winters.

August 1, 2011

Big welcome to our newest dumbass!  Jason Fracaro joins our team as a new producer.  Check him out on IMDb here.

June 26, 2011

Here come the Dumbasses! We didn't quite make it in time for Summer, 2011 BUT we will screen portions of Dumbass Filmmakers! at a premiere event soon, followed by our launch online. So be sure to subscribe to our YouTube and Vimeo channels today!  And check back for details...

June 1, 2011

MTV Hype Artist, Marc Robillard has generously offered his new single "Unfold" off the album "Left London" for our first Dumbass Filmmakers! music video. We'll release it to our YouTube channel soon. Check for it here.

April 23, 2011

We've just passed 1,000 views of our trailer on YouTube! Check it out here.

January 15, 2011

We’re proud to announce that Dale Raoul of True Blood will be seen as Brenda Winters (Harrison’s Mom) in our series.  She did a fantastic job!  See her in the pilot episode when we launch in just a few months.Dale Raoul as Brenda.

Photo by Jean Kim

Check out our other projects in development on our company website!