2018 was a busy year at The Circus! We kicked off January with a cast and crew screening of Sean Mannion’s Meme, the first full length feature film to come out of 4MileCircus, at Videology (RIP). In January we were also deep into preproduction for It’s Normal, having our first full cast script read through […]
June started off with a bang for your friendly 4MileCircus pals. First, on June 2nd, we not only shot all the remaining pick ups for our horror short It’s Normal (now in editing and hopefully coming this fall to a fest near you), we also celebrated the premiere of Jeanette Sears’ short film Sanctuary at […]
Saul Williams has been an artist I (Nicole) have excitedly followed from poems to albums to Broadway musicals and beyond for about two decades now. His album Amethyst Rock Star, released way back in the spring of 2001, just about three months before attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon would shift the course […]
Big news! Our short horror film Small Talk is now distributed by Seed & Spark! Seed & Spark is a crowdfunding and distribution platform dedicated to increasing representation of marginalized voices in film, supporting up-and-coming filmmakers, and making truly indie film financing, production, and distribution sustainable. You can stream Seed & Spark’s entire library of […]
You still have a few days left to support the new feature film from Director Christina Raia (Hello, Summit) and her longtime collaborator Kelsey Rauber (Kelsey the webseries)! About A Donkey is the story of a family coping with depression, resentment, and, now, a donkey. It’s a sweet, comedic drama with bite, made out of […]
Heidi Moore’s deliciously bonkers feature film Dolly Deadly was one of the most enjoyable things we saw at last year’s Ax Wound Film Festival, or in 2016, period. Following the gory misadventures of a creative young boy named Benji (played by Moore’s own son, Justin, in a star-making turn) who begins disposing of bullies with his […]
Earlier this month, Sean and I (this is Nicole writing. Hi.) drove up to Brattleboro VT to take part in the second annual Ax Wound Film Festival, which screens horror shorts (and this year, one feature) directed by women. 4MileCircus was an official sponsor, and we offered a social media and crowdfunding workshop at the […]
In our fifth episode, 4MileCircus partners Sean Mannion and Nicole Solomon talk with filmmakers Michael DiBiasio and Rebecca De Ornelas (Multiverse) about crowdfunding and social media around their feature film, The Videoblogs. We also share a social media tip about building your followers, and Rebecca, Michael, Sean, and Nicole discuss some of their favorite things including: Maps to the Stars, My Dad Wrote a Porno, Stranger Things, Jalapeño Cheese Doodles, and the book Z.