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The 19th Annual Brainwash Movie festival – 2013

The movies shown at the Brainwash Movie Festival are a great mix of original humor, experimental art movies, innovative animation, and short live-action stories and features with high production values. The moviemakers are unique and skillful storytellers, and the movies themselves pack a real punch into anywhere from 5 to 18 to 100 minutes. Who […]

FREE BARF BAG!

That’s Right! The 19th Annual Brainwash Drive-In/Bike-In/Walk-In Movie Festival this year features The Incendiary Adventures of a Scientist Gone Mad FREE Barf Bag The first 100 patrons this year will receive a free Barf Bag just for showing up! Get yours! Shows Fris. and Sats., July 19th, 20th, 26th and 27th at Nimby’s: 8410 Amelia […]

18th Annual Festival Winners! 2012!

Who won awards? 1st Prize: Secret of Goat – Park Bench – A Woman and a Man live in a cabin in the woods. They are in love. One autumn they buy a goat. Something starts happening to the Woman and Man, they begin to change… and so does their love. 2nd Grand Prize: Odokuro […]

Bekah

Greetings Brainwashers, Allow me to introduce myself: my name is Bekah Barnett, the Urban Minstrel, and I am really looking forward to playing for you at this year’s Brainwash Movie Festival. I find it pretty appropriate because I have been told on multiple occasions that my music tends to be cinematic in feel and scope. […]

The 2012 Festival!

Brainwash Drive-in Bike-in Walk-in Movie Festival Returns, Bigger, Better, and Weirder 18th Annual Festival on 9/15, 9/21-9/23 in Oakland to feature feature and short movies, live video and entertainment, food trucks, and more The New York Times says the Brainwash Movie Festival “pirat[es] a piece of that old Hollywood magic and challeng[es] conventions on the […]

Brainwash 2010 Animation

Among this year’s movies, we have a great raft of animation, as in years past. Voltaire’s Demiurge Emesis was also shown at the IndieFest and written up in ASIFA, the Int’l Animation Society newsletter, by Karl Cohen. Demiurge is narrated by Danny Elfman, better known for his fantastic work as the founder of┬áthe band Oingo […]

Brainwash’s Shelby Toland to Appear with Duncan Maddux in Famous Brainwash Trailer

Dateline: Oakland Brainwash Executive Producer Duncan Maddux has agreed to a series of 6 5 second “flash frames” appearances with the iconic Brainwash icon Shelby Toland. Toland could not be reached for comment, but Maddux was sure he would be “awash with glee”.