Brainwash

2022 28th Annual Brainwash Movie Festival Coming Soon

And, Also, for the SF Bay Area:

Bay Area Film Industry Night Tuesday, August 16, 2022
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Black Hammer Brewing – 544 Bryant St., San Francisco, CA 94107

RSVP now
Details: The film industry is and has always been a fundamentally social industry. You never know what connections you make can lead to an opportunity. Every set you work on, your network of film professionals gets bigger and cultivating the film career that you want for yourself becomes more actualized. But when you’re on set you’re focused and fast-paced. At film industry nights, you have a chance to get to know your fellow filmmakers for free and at a relaxed pace. Come meet fellow Bay Area commercial, tv, and film pros to network and socialize.
Hosted by: Emily Frew
Facebook event link:
https://fb.me/e/1JSqJJng3

2022 Call for Entries!

Brainwash

The 2022 Brainwash Movie Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Festival Call for Entries.

A rarefied and unique event: A drive-in movie festival high in the eastern California Sierra Mountains! Screening the weird, unusual and significantly great (but, probably, unheralded) movies of the world for the past 26 years. Every season, the Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Movie Festival screens your movies, gives awards and now going online, too! Join us! Submit your movie and/or come on out for the shows, or stay home and see how it all looks on the home movie screen. Nothin’ like it!

So enter and help yourself and the movie arts at Brainwash!

FULLY JURIED.

“Oh, Brother!” Entries: Shorts $40, Features $90 by July 31st, 2022

Note: Shorts are under 13 min., Features under 130 min.
Movies 13-59 min. are Shorts; 60-129 min. are Features.

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The 28th Annual Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Movie Festival will be at:

At The New Nimby Project

434-860 Doyle Loop

Doyle, California 96109

(Across from the Buck Inn)

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Brainwash thanks our generous sponsors!



And many thanks to the following contributors — past, present, and future:

Founders: Shelby Toland, Dave Krzysik, Barbara Traub & Scott Arford
Exec. Producer: Duncan Maddux
2021 judges: Dave Krzysik, Kamala and Shelby Toland

Special Thanks to:
Neil Kaplan, David Sutera, Mike Snook and Nimby, Amy Stabler, Dionne Stevens, Jason Gohlke, (General Partner Emeritus), Ron Baker, Simon Lang, Michael Mohr, Jalal Elhayek, Steve Mobia, Bekah Barnett, Ben the awesome fiddle and banjo player, Doug Campbell, Mark McGothigan, Linda Lord, Gary Nakamoto, Dave Reda, Emmanuel Jonas, Steven DeCaprio, Sarah Fisher, Yvette Hochberg, Andy Kirk, D.J. Neel N. Kizmiaz, Lillian Phaeton, Bev Reiser, The Rhythmic Revolution, Hal Robins, Betty Tweedy, Jonathan Logan, Jesse Block, Ed Holmes, Vikki Vaden, Mark States, Victor Ho, John Law, The SF Cacophony Society, (we're on pgs. 230-231), Scott Beale, Rob Schmidt, J.D. Boggmann, Mr. Mystic, M2, Burning Man, Phil Shuey, Kathy Vaquilar, Annie Coulter, Mike Dingle, SomArts, Jabari Herbert, Monsa, Phil Snyder, Mark Thimijian, ALL of our moviemakers! and, in memoriam to Michael Hawk and Les Blank, whose movies live on.

Theme Music for the Festival and Big Weird Time Webisodes: Traffic Man, written by Dave Krzysik & Ed Bullins.
Performed by:
Hot Tub Man: Benny Lewis, Joe Shelby, Gaylord Birch, Nik Phelps, Joe McKinley, & Dave Krzysik. Hot Tub Man, with a different line-up, also performed Find Your Place, moviemaker Scott Bartlett's last movie.

Not To Mention The Doggie Diner Dogheads:

Chill.