The Mayo Conspiracy

Written & directed by Anthony J. Vollmer & Craig Horwitz

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Best Comedy at BNFF 2016!


Our indie film that satirizes the dangerous impact a food cartel can have on the health and politics of America, took home the Best Comedy Award at the Buffalo Niagara Film Festival! This is our second comedy award in the festival circuit. Congrats to the entire cast and crew of The Mayo Conspiracy as well as to all the other winners in Niagara Falls. With so many great films being programmed at BNFF, we really enjoyed our five days of watching movies, attending industry panels and networking with our fellow filmmakers. But most importantly, Big Mayo has now been exposed to Western New York!

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Mayo Conspiracy Trailer

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Throwing Mayo Down The Falls

buffalocirclelaureltransparentThe Mayo Conspiracy has been accepted into the most prestigious film festival in upstate New York, the BNFF which takes place in NIAGARA FALLS: Slowly I turn, step by step , inch by inch to the Tonawanda Castle on Friday, April 15th at 6:00 PM. All the good residents and tourists of the Buffalo and Niagara Falls area can now watch the epic, cinematic take-down of the most evil cartel in the world: BIG MAYO! Advance tickets can be purchased online and for those of you who like a good spirit and a snack with your movie, there will be a full bar with sponsored beers, wines, and food open 24/7 during all BNFF festival activities and events.

Among some of the special guests and presenters for this years festival will be Actor Stephen Lang (Avatar, Conan, Tombstone), Actress Camren Read more […]

Featured Filmmakers at PrindieFest

Co-directors of The Mayo Conspiracy, Craig Horwitz and Anthony Vollmer, were named November Featured Filmmakers at the Princeton Independent Film Festival. Included on their website now is our fun interview with Festival Director, Sara McDermott Jain. It was also an opportunity to promote our next project, FEAR, There & Everywhere, which is currently in writing mode.

The month of November also brought us our Los Angeles premiere screening of The Mayo Conspiracy. For even more updates on the progress of our film, consider giving a like on The Mayo Conspiracy facebook page, if you have not yet done so. We’re quickly closing in on our goal of 2000 likes and every Read more […]

Best Comedy at TWIFF 2015!

This past Saturday, The Mayo Conspiracy had its California Premiere at The World’s Independent Film Festival. We had a great screening with cast members in attendance, flying all the way out from Philadelphia. On the night before, at the kickoff party, we won Best Comedy Feature at the festival! IMG_1658   Below is a Read more […]

San Francisco Screening

The date of our San Francisco screening at TWIFF 2015 has been set for Saturday, September 26th at 3:25 pm. For those living in or around the “City by the Bay”, we hope to see you at the New People Cinema for the west coast premiere of The Mayo Conspiracy! We are honored to be part of an event that showcases independent films from all over the world!

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Canadian Debut

The Mayo Conspiracy will be making its Canadian debut at the Muskoka Independent Film Festival on August 29th. Showtime is 9:45 pm. The festival is located in the quaint resort village of Rosseau at the top of Muskoka, where it’s not uncommon for movie stars, hockey players or captains of industry to pass by you on the street unnoticed. Looking forward to getting our film in front of an Ontario audience and exposing the evil inner workings of the Mayonnaise Cartel to our northern neighbor.

Now that our film is playing festivals around the country, or make that around the world, the easiest way to follow our future destinations and showings is to like our facebook page. We recently surpassed 1,000 fans but now our goal is to double Read more […]

California Premiere

Laurel official selection 2015The Mayo Conspiracy was named an official selection of The World’s Independent Film Festival, taking place in San Francisco from Sept 25th to Sept 27th. All films will be screened at The New People Cinema, a 143 seat theater which has hosted numerous festivals in the past. For those living in or around the Golden Gate city, we hope to see you out there! Within the next couple weeks, Read more […]

Celebrate Mexico Independence from France (and their condiment)

Since May 5th is just around the corner, we have some great recipes to help you celebrate the international holiday, Stinko de Mayo. Established in 1988 by national award-winning newspaper columnist , Charles Memminger, Stinko de Mayo has become a rallying cry for those of us practicing a mayonnaise-free lifestyle. Although still not quite as popular as it’s sister holiday, Cinco de Mayo, Read more […]

An Instrument of Torture

One of the most disturbing events uncovered in the upcoming film, The Mayo Conspiracy, relates to a controversial technique utilized for “enhanced interrogations.” Known officially in secret circles as “Mayo-boarding”, this practice creates the sensation Read more […]