Voices from "BRAVE NEW WILD" Featured in New Music Album—and We Give It Two Thumbs Up

January 24, 2019

How to Make a Cult Classic: Fred Padula on “El Capitan”

June 1, 2017

Gentleman John [Gill]

February 17, 2017

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January 24, 2019

The music in Brave New Wild is an incredibly important part of the film -- reflecting and reinventing the story along with the cast of characters. It's half of what makes the film so damn cool! And it is all original. Musician and composer Mark Bertuldo created the ori...

June 1, 2017

Fred Padula’s El Capitan is one of those rare cult classics whose lore has survived despite the fact that it was nearly impossible to get a damn copy. For awhile, you were hard pressed even to get the movie on VHS.  (The American Alpine Club Library had it on VHS, but...

February 17, 2017

We're revisiting some old blog posts from when we started on this dang project many ages ago and many websites ago -- this oldie was originally posted on October 30th, 2008 and comes on the heels of the first interview with the father of modern bouldering John Gill.


August 23, 2016

New York is home of much upstart history: the Shawangunks, the Uberfall, the Appies, the Vulgarians, and so much more. So we're busing in all the local delinquents* to our screening in this luxury paddywagon! We've only got 8 more days to get our minimum threshhold to...

August 2, 2016

We're really looking forward to taking over the Seattle Vertical World Climbing gym this Thursday, August 4 for a screening of Brave New Wild! There will be film, beer, cider, and fun times for all. Thank you so much VW for having us! (Get your ticket here -- and don't...

July 25, 2016

Photo by Truc Allen with views from Rainier.

We're excited to be heading up to Oakley's home state of Washington to screen Brave New Wild at the Vertical World Gym in Seattle on August 4th in partnership with the American Alpine Club Cascades Section! There will be the...

June 17, 2016

We're excited to be taking Brave New Wild up north to one of the major epicenters of California climbing -- the Bay Area! We'll be screening at the classic theater the Landmark Shattuck, right across the street from UC Berkeley on July 5th at 7:30pm. We're so excited t...

May 12, 2016



Joe Kelsey, the man in the mugshot above, could be considered something of a poet laureate to climbers. Having been a climber, writer, and Vulgarian who climbed all across the country between the 1960s and today, his writing on the subject captures both the antiestab...

April 28, 2016


After a tri-county Southern California run with great turnouts, we couldn't be more excited to take Brave New Wild to the great Lone Star state of Texas! We've packed our sleeping bags and cowboy boots, and are heading to the screening in Austin this Monday, May 2nd a...

April 18, 2016


On Tuesday, April 19th we'll be screening Brave New Wild at a really cool theater -- the historic Ken Cinema in San Diego! The screening is being presented by Tuomas Brock aka Durian Grey Promotions. (That's not a typo -- Tuomas is a Finnish spelling. And Tuomas is, y...

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