screenings & press






– Clinton Street Theater, 8/13/2017, double feature with Scott Ballard’s Welcoming Departure. 5$ admission or $7 for both films.

–  Clinton Street Theater, 5/6/2017, double feature with Ekimmu/The Dead Lust. My notes on the screening here.

–  Stowe Story Labs, September 12, 2016, Stowe Cinema. pic here

 SoCal Film Festival, February 11, 2016, Huntington Library. my notes on the screening here.

Boise Film Festival, September 26, 10:30 am, Ming Studios, my notes on the screening here

Portland Film Festival, Living Room Theaters, Friday September 4th, 7:45 pm & Saturday September 5th 5 pm. my notes on the screenings here

Hoffman Community Center, Manzanita Beach, Ore, Friday August 28th 2015, my notes on the screening here

Columbia Gorge International Film Festival, Friday August 14th 2015, Washburn Auditorium. WINNER: Best Narrative Feature (Local). my notes on the screening here

Seattle Transmedia & Independent Film Festival – Sunday May 3, 2015, Grand Illusion Cinema, Seattle. NOMINEE: Best Narrative Feature. my notes on the screening here

World Trade Center Auditorium, Portland OR. A non-color-corrected ‘the black sea’ is shown to friends, family and public. This screening was to satisfy a project grant from the Regional Arts + Culture Council. 4/27/14  Response from one viewer Brilliant film. Talented cast. Lovely and scary soundtrack” 


– review from The M Report here

– review from Willamette Week 9.2.15 here

– interview with writer/director Brian Padian via #RealWorldArt

– podcast interview with director Brian Padian on The Job via Needmore 

– video interview about  production and filmmaking behind ‘the black sea’ via Portland Film Beat