Megadawn

Two dimwit wannabe hackers unleash their dead friend's (Donald Chen) virus onto global servers, and soon realize that their efforts may very well have caused the end of the world!

  • Mo Barrett
    Director
    Love & War, Guilt, Showdown! At the Pool Hall, My Friend Jack
  • Ashton Wilson
    Writer
    Dudemates, Singles, Pixie Dust
  • Virginia Rose
    Producer
  • Ashton Wilson
    Producer
  • Mo Barrett
    Producer
  • Garland Chang
    Key Cast
    Dylan, Singles,
  • Tony Kim
    Key Cast
    Origin
  • Caleb Ward
    Key Cast
    6 Shooter, Unlikely Ally
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 4 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 18, 2014
  • Production Budget:
    2,300 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Canada
  • Country of Filming:
    Canada
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital; ProRes HQ
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:35
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • Unlock the Vault film festival
    VanCity theatre
    August 21, 2014
    North American
    Audience Choice/Tamarac Award
Director Biography - Mo Barrett

Mo Barrett is a wacky young filmmaker based in Vancouver, Canada. Mo is an award winning filmmaker, having won Audience Choice for Megadawn at the Unlock the Vault film fest, and best film at the Anxiety film competition in 2013.

In 2014, Mo Barrett was the cinematographer for the short film Dinner Time, which ended up in the TIFF Top 10.

Being an proactive worker in the indie film industry, Mo is also currently writing his first feature, and developing another short film for 2015.

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Director Statement

Go forth, and create; and never stop creating!