jay&silentbob

Artist of the Week: Jason Mewes and "Jay & Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie"

One of the greatest benefits of working at Topspin is the ability to support artists and filmmakers that you identify with.

Working with Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes was one of those times. Many of us here grew up watching “Clerks” and “Mallrats,” and their sense of humor has resonated with us since adolescence. What’s more, Kevin Smith has long been a DIY hero, from shooting films guerilla style, to casting friends in key roles, to his distribution strategies.

So when they came to us to sell tickets and VIP experiences for “Jay and Silent Bob’s super Groovy Cartoon Movie,” we were understandably excited. It was a lot of fun to work on, and as it turned out the campaign was a big success. In addition to selling the tickets, we helped other fans participate in a meet-and-greet with the pair, complete with photo ops.

Finally, we had the chance to speak with the always entertaining Jason Mewes about the project, the transcript of which is after the jump. While Jason is mostly known for his acting talents, for this film he played a larger role in the film’s production. The cartoon movie, written by Kevin Smith, took a group of dedicated friends and family to raise money for the film and complete the production.

Keep reading