News 3rd Birthday!

As we celebrate our birthday Jan 25 - 27th be sure to snag a $1 RENTAL Friday - Sunday and see your favorite shows again!

Use the coupon code: WEARE3! at checkout to get the discount. Movie Club | FREE BIRTHDAY SCREENING! is now three-years-old! Help us celebrate by joining us to watch two OtB favorites:

Tanja Liedtke | construct and Young Jean Lee's Theater Company | THE SHIPMENT

Sat | Jan 26 | 6pm & 8pmOn the Boards | Seattle, WA


Two days ago flew across the country to NYC. Once there, we broke out our gear and sped across the city to film two amazing performances that were part of the PS122 COIL festival.

Read more about the performances by artists Half Straddle/Tina Satter and Pavel Zuštiak/Palissimo and keep an eye out for the films online this spring!


In the editing room: Kyle Loven | Loss Machine

Two weeks ago shot the one-man puppet show by Seattle artist Kyle Loven. We couldn't miss capturing this magical, intimate performance.

Look for it this spring at and in the meantime read about the performance in the digital program!

Available now: Michelle Ellsworth | Phone Homer

$5 stream | $15 download | FREE with subscription purchase

Watch Michelle Ellsworth as she weaves her way through a multimedia portrayal of the tragic story of Clytnmestra, using hamburgers, her own version of Ted Talks, Pandora, Amazon, PayPal and more!

Be sure to check out all the extra features on her page -

Phone Homer (2012)

Noted video and performing artist Michelle Ellsworth unleashes a one woman, multimedia portrayal of Clytemnestra, the woman left behind as her husband Agamemnon serves as leader of the Greeks in Troy. In Phone Homer she uses series of instructional videos, Skype calls with characters from The Iliad, a kinetic alphabet modeled after the Kinect, hamburger sacrifices, and an entire internet constructed specifically for this show to interpret this mythic character.

In the editing room: Teatro Línea de Sombra | Amarillo

Just last weekend the film crew was back in Seattle filming our newest production, Amarillo by Teatro Línea de Sombra, one of the most celebrated Mexican theater ensembles. Their roots in political theater and ensemble collaborations result in performances with visceral imagery, evocative soundscapes and rich storytelling.

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In the editing room: Lagartijas Tiradas al Sol | El Rumor del Incendio

During September, once again visited the Portland Institute of Contemporary Performance's Time Based Arts Festival to film another performance. Placed in 1960's Mexico, El Rumor del Incendio blends witness accounts, archive film, and scale models to retrace the struggles of the young revolutionaries who took up arms in a desperate attempt to change society.Check back soon for the performance film!

Available now: Wunderbaum | Songs at the end of the world

$5 stream | $15 download | FREE with subscription purchase

Last spring, went to Austin, TX to film the high-energy concert spectacle Songs at the end of the world by the Dutch-Flemish group Wunderbaum. Now we are thrilled to bring it to you!