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Kat Candler

Kat Candler's award winning short films Hellion and Black Metal have screened at Sundance, SXSW, Los Angeles Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival and more. Her feature film, Hellion starring Aaron Paul and Juliette Lewis, premiered in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and was released in theaters and on VOD through IFC and Sundance Selects  Hellion was a Sundance Creative Producing Lab participant and San Francisco Film Society/Kenneth Rainin Foundation Grant recipient. Candler was a recent recipient of the San Francisco Film Society/Kenneth Rainin Foundation Grant for her upcoming feature script Black Metal. Candler is a film production Lecturer at the University of Texas. 

[bio courtesy of the filmmaker] 

Filmography

Recent Reviews

Hellion

Great movie in 6 min.


Black Metal

Simple, short and quietly powerful.


Black Metal

Very thought-provoking short and a great reminder that even the toughest-looking rock musicians are human beings, too. I also love the theme of responsibility in relation to art. If an...


Hellion

"Hellion" is just about everything you could ask for in a short film: pace, timing, execution, twists and turns, all in six minutes! It's a real firecracker!


Hellion

Brilliant. Everything about the film was spot on. Now I want to see the feature.