Accepted Films, 2017

Announcing Our 2017 Official Selections

Congratulations! The following filmmakers films have been accepted into Filmed by Bike for 2017.

Filmmaker Next Steps

  1. Share the love! Show for fans and followers on social media that your film is one of the best, we’re @filmedbybike on Twitter and Instagram.
  2. Deliver your digital file to films manager Guthrie Straw by March 1st 2017 for additional information on delivery please see our FAQ .
  3. Consider joining us! Your filmmaker acceptance email contains instructions for making an appearance at this years festival in style, we’d love to have you.
  4. Check out our Filmmaker Resource Page (It’s updated frequently and contains all the info you’ll need for attending the festival).

If you have any questions please contact our films manager Guthrie at Guthrie@FilmedByBike.org

Accepted Films

Please note, all films now shown at Hollywood Theatre, Saturday showings have been moved to 6PM and 8PM respectively. Sunday showings have been moved to 5:30 and 7:30PM respectively. 

FILM TITLE PRODUCED BY FROM SHOWTIME VENUE
5:00 AM Sam Needham Great Britain Saturday, May 6, 8pm Hollywood Theatre
2016 Gorge Roubaix Dronescape US Sunday, May 7, 7:30pm Hollywood Theatre
8bar Neukln v1 – steel is real Rick Schubert Germany Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
A Girl Needs A Bike Letitia Lamb & Vivien Mason Australia Sunday, May 7, 5:30pm Hollywood Theatre
A Granite State Ride Sean Collins US Saturday, May 6, 8pm Hollywood Theatre
A Way Forward Pedal Born Pictures – Isaac and Jacob Seigel-Boettner US Sunday, May 7, 5:30pm Hollywood Theatre
All I Want for Christmas Tina Lagler & Blaž Miklič // OSM films Slovenia Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
Beulah Luke Francis, Brother Cycles & Pannier Great Britain Saturday, May 6, 8pm Hollywood Theatre
Bicycle Seismographs Niklas Roy, Kati Hyyppä Germany Saturday, May 6, 6pm Hollywood Theatre
Biking The World Ena Bavcic Bosnia and Herzegovina Sunday, May 7, 5:30pm Hollywood Theatre
Closer Than We Know Stephen Spurlock, Jeff Kennel, Travis Whitty, Mike Palzkill and Keenan Hock US Sunday, May 7, 5:30pm Hollywood Theatre
Cycle Jovan Harmuth, Ian Nolan, Dustin Lange Canada Sunday, May 7, 7:30pm Hollywood Theatre
cycles Erin Kim US Sunday, May 7, 7:30pm Hollywood Theatre
Cycologic STÅLHAMMAR Sweeden Sunday, May 7, 5:30pm Hollywood Theatre
Dada | The Malagasy Trialist Felix Le Blanc France Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
Dame mit Hund (Walk the dog) Sonja Rohleder Germany Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
Dean Dickinson in The Dirty Sniff Bone Deth Bikes, Sean Burns, and Dean Dickinson US Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
Dirty Sellwood: You’re Never Gonna Make It Manny Marquez US Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
Dust Lust Tina Lagler & Blaž Miklič // OSM films Slovenia Saturday, May 6, 8pm Hollywood Theatre
Eat Some Food, Ride Your Bike Giles Perkins Great Britain Saturday, May 6, 6pm Hollywood Theatre
Erykah Badu – Black Bikes Matter Erykah Badu & City Bicycle Company US Sunday, May 7, 7:30pm Hollywood Theatre
Every Week Is Awesome EWIA PRODUCTION Slovakia Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
Five Days on Kokopelli Trail Dwayne Burgess US Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
Flashes of the Altai Joey Schusler US Saturday, May 6, 8pm Hollywood Theatre
For Thousands of Miles (Official Trailer) Erica Hampton US Friday, May 5, 7pm Hollywood Theatre
Gathering Storm : The Bikes & Wilderness Story Union Production Co. Canada Saturday, May 6, 8pm Hollywood Theatre
Gentrification is Weird! – The Ride Sika Stanton, Austyn Farrell, Chris Serra US Sunday, May 7, 7:30pm Hollywood Theatre
Get Some Fresh Air 200k Jay Ritchey US Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
Giro d’Italia – Ciao Bambino Onesal Japan Friday, May 5, 7pm Hollywood Theatre
Glady-ators Cross Crusades Amanda New US Sunday, May 7, 7:30pm Hollywood Theatre
Hack Bike Derby The Bicycle Academy Great Britain Sunday, May 7, 7:30pm Hollywood Theatre
Hunters Get Deer From the Woods on a Bicycle Michael Hehner and Chris Johnson US Saturday, May 6, 8pm Hollywood Theatre
Journey On The Pedals Nick Wambugu Kenya Sunday, May 7, 5:30pm Hollywood Theatre
Joy Rodney Fuentes Canada Saturday, May 6, 6pm Hollywood Theatre
Kraynick’s Bike Shop Bryan Heller US Saturday, May 6, 6pm Hollywood Theatre
L’Astuce Vin. Matthew J Nemer US Friday, May 5, 7pm Hollywood Theatre
La Vuelta Onesal Japan Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
Light Cycles Mike Gamble Canada Saturday, May 6, 8pm Hollywood Theatre
Los Andes en bici. Paso Socompa Nacion Salvaje Argentina Saturday, May 6, 8pm Hollywood Theatre
Mantra Michael Berge US Sunday, May 7, 7:30pm Hollywood Theatre
Maurice Burton – The Cyclist Richie Georgie – Richard Round-Turner and George Daniell Great Britain Friday, May 5, 7pm Hollywood Theatre
Mr Right Bike Elaine Wong US Saturday, May 6, 6pm Hollywood Theatre
My Own Private Idaho Francis Delapena US Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
My Ride Jessie Ayles Great Britain Sunday, May 7, 5:30pm Hollywood Theatre
National High Five Day 2016 Kevin Neidorf US Saturday, May 6, 6pm Hollywood Theatre
No More Limits | Jimmy the Handcyclist Objekt Films Great Britain Sunday, May 7, 5:30pm Hollywood Theatre
On Your Mind Yulia Nemova Russia Friday, May 5, 7pm Hollywood Theatre
Pedal It Forward Catjia Rehkamp US Saturday, May 6, 6pm Hollywood Theatre
Portrait of my grandfather : 80 and still cycling Florent Piovesan Australia Saturday, May 6, 6pm Hollywood Theatre
Race Across America Lorenz Wetscher, Julian Leupold Germany Friday, May 5, 7pm Hollywood Theatre
Red Hook Crit Milano 2016 Ciprian Ciocoiu Romania Friday, May 5, 7pm Hollywood Theatre
Revolutions Jessie Ayles Great Britain Sunday, May 7, 5:30pm Hollywood Theatre
Ride for Korah Locke + Stache Media US Sunday, May 7, 5:30pm Hollywood Theatre
Right Foot First: Neil MacGillivray Jack Willison / Dropshack Great Britain Friday, May 5, 7pm Hollywood Theatre
Scratching the Earth Aaron Peterson US Saturday, May 6, 8pm Hollywood Theatre
Tallest Race on Two Wheels Josh Davidsburg, Stewie Mullen, George Stewart Jr. US Friday, May 5, 7pm Hollywood Theatre
Teppei Nasty Iwabuchi Fukuoka 2016 Seitaro Iki Japan Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
The Bicycle Maker Bidit Roy India Sunday, May 7, 5:30pm Hollywood Theatre
The Bikes of Wrath – Extended Trailer Cameron Ford, Charlie Turnbull, Lizzette Atkins Australia Saturday, May 6, 8pm Hollywood Theatre
The Gaman Spirit: Why Cycling Works in Tokyo Joe Baur, Streetfilms, Clarence Eckerson Jr. US Saturday, May 6, 6pm Hollywood Theatre
The Last Ride Ryan Van Duzer US Saturday, May 6, 6pm Hollywood Theatre
The Mam Nick Hill Climb Brendon Tyree Great Britain Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
The Rise of Doom Louis Lhomel Canada Saturday, May 6, 8pm Hollywood Theatre
The world Naked Bike Ride Jiaqi wang Great Britain Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
Third Wheel Outdoor Gear Exchange US Saturday, May 6, 8pm Hollywood Theatre
To Know How Much Love Gabriel James / Ghost Village Films US Saturday, May 6, 6pm Hollywood Theatre
Toer Jasmijn Cedee Belgium Friday, May 5, 7pm Hollywood Theatre
Tourment Treat Studios Great Britain Friday, May 5, 7pm Hollywood Theatre
Tune Up — Mello Velo Bicycle Shop & Cafe Benjamin Wilson US Saturday, May 6, 6pm Hollywood Theatre
Velo Visionaries – Alicia Tapia Kristin Tieche US Friday, May 5, 7pm Hollywood Theatre
Voice Notes – A Tandem Ride with Horst A. Friedrichs. Montenegro & Lafont Spain Friday, May 5, 9pm Hollywood Theatre
Wild Trails EWIA Production Slovakia Saturday, May 6, 8pm Hollywood Theatre
The Secret Truth of the Universe Sai Selvarajan US Sunday, May 7, 7:30pm Hollywood Theatre
Pedal To Peaks | Norway Brody Leven US Friday, May 5, 7pm Hollywood Theatre

About the Venue

Filmed by Bike screens at the Historic Hollywood Theatre

Hollywood Theatre

The Hollywood Theatre is a renovated historic theater near Downtown Portland. The theater seats 300.

2017 Festival

The 15th Annual Filmed by Bike is May 5-7 at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon.

Our team is hard at work curating an impressive collection of films to dazzle and delight.

IMPORTANT DATES
December 1 – Jury nominations are due
January 20 – Film deadline
March 1 – Tickets go on sale

Filmmaker Spotlight: Joey Schusler

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Joey Schusler is an adventurer extraordinaire who also creates gorgeous films about his journeys. In his early 20’s he realized his bike could be more than simply a thrill-seeking tool for racing the clock, it could also be a tool for adventure and getting an personal view of the world.

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Filmmaker Spotlight: Devansh Mathur

Gotya | Devansh Mathur

“Gotya” is an intriguing bike-themed film set in India. We spent some time talking with filmmaker Devansh Mathur about the making of this complex piece.

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Filmmaker Spotlight: Dwayne Burgess

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Dwayne Burgess says it was Ron Fricke’s “Koyaanisqatsi” that really paved the way for him as a filmmaker. “My first film was born out of the pure desire to challenge myself to create moving image with a digital camera, push every aspect of my knowledge and technical artistry using time lapse photography.” Continue reading

Filmmaker Spotlight: Ryan Van Duzer

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Ryan Van Duzer describes himself as a tree-hugging hipping boy from Boulder who has never owned a car.
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Filmmaker Spotlight: Damian Ineichen

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Damian Ineichen says he loves to capture adventures with friends, and for him film is the best way to do that.
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All Aboard!

Coming to the Filmed by Bike film festival from out of town? Ride Amtrak! Amtrak, hosts of our Main Stage on opening night, has plenty of room for bikes, so hop on the train and bring your bike along for the easiest possible trip to Portland. Once you’re in Portland, it’s easy to get around by bike, explore the city and soak it all in like a local. The city has a wealth of bike friendly routes that will easily take you all over the city making it simple to navigate your way.

Stop by any local bike shop or the Portland Visitor’s Center near the train station to pick up a copy of a free map of the region that helps you find the safest and most direct routes for getting to your destination.

The Amtrak Cascades line requires an advance reservation for bikes, so book your ticket early to secure a spot for you and your bike. It’s easy to get your bike on the train and an Amtrak employee will help you load your bike. With many food and drink options and things to see and do along the route, you will have an exciting trip to a vibrant city!

You can read more about bringing your bike on Amtrak on their website.

Filmmaker Spotlight: Alastair Humphreys

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Alastair Humphreys was once named a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, and is a sought after inspirational speaker and a best-selling author. His expeditions are a call to arms: “Nothing,” he proclaims, “is achieved without someone being bold enough to begin it and taking that first step” – which needs only be a tiny one to “set us on the way to realizing that we are all capable of more than we imagine.”
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Filmmaker Showtimes

VIEW THE PROGRAMS

For complete festival info, click here.

FIND YOUR FILM

To see when your film is showing, view the list below.

142 Miles From Monday Friday, 9pm
A Few Thousand Miles To Go Saturday 8pm
A tribute to Tassie Friday, 9pm
Alaska Hunting Sunday, 5 +7:30
Arlington Passages: Edgar Saturday 6pm
Autumn In Pagoda Sunday 5 + 7:30
BAM! – A bike travel little poem Saturday 6pm
Bicycle Tut Friday, 7pm
Bikepacking the Mongolian Steppe Sunday 5 + 7:30
Borders & Boundaries Saturday 8pm
BURRITO AND THE LIGHTNING BOLT Friday, 9pm
Car Bike Bus RACE Friday, 7pm
Cross American Sunday 5 + 7:30
Cross Oregon Bike Tour Sunday 5 + 7:30
Cycling and wild camping in china Saturday 6pm
Cycling Circle Saturday 6pm
Cycling Karelia Sunday 5 + 7:30
Cycling the highest road in the world Friday, 9pm
Eddie Masters Gets Fat Friday, 9pm
Evolution of the Bicycle Saturday 6pm
FAT 5 Saturday 8pm
Gibidum Saturday 8pm
Go Riding Saturday 6pm
Gotya Sunday 5 + 7:30
Indie Alaska: I Am A Winter Cyclist Friday, 7pm
Keep Going Saturday 6pm
King of the Mountain Friday, 7pm
KRAS Friday, 7pm
MONTANUSA – The COLD VEIN Friday, 9pm
Motherfucking Bike Friday, 9pm
Mountain Bikes and Bothy Nights Saturday 8pm
Mrs. Funfia Friday, 7pm
NYC is Handsome – On The Streets with Gabriel Frilando Saturday 6pm
Off the Beaten Path Extended Trailer Saturday 8pm
Renowned Series – Episode 7 Friday, 7pm
Ride Alive 2015 Saturday 6pm
Riding Behind the Curtain: Slovenia Friday, 7pm
Riding the John Wayne Trial Saturday 8pm
Rookie Friday, 7pm
Solidream, Aspirations Of The Pamirs Saturday 8pm
Spring In The Catskill Mountains Saturday 6pm
Team InFocus – Silence Friday, 7pm
The Gift Saturday 6pm
The Morning Ride Saturday 6pm
The Philadelphia Bike Story Saturday 6pm
The Thousand Year Journey: Oregon To Patagonia Saturday 8pm
Ti Cycles: Year 1 of Questionable Commercials Friday, 9pm
Time to get Moist Friday, 9pm
Toof Friday, 7pm
TRACKS OF PLANAI Friday, 9pm
Trail to Kazbegi Saturday 8pm
Velo Visionaries – Morgan Fitzgibbons Saturday 6pm
Velosophers Sunday 5 + 7:30
Why I Love Riding Sunday 5 + 7:30

Photos of Adventure Films

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"Off the Beaten Path" by First Tracks Productions | South Lake Tahoe, California

“Off the Beaten Path” by First Tracks Productions | South Lake Tahoe, California

"Off the Beaten Path" by First Tracks Productions | South Lake Tahoe, California

“Off the Beaten Path” by First Tracks Productions | South Lake Tahoe, California

"MONTANUS - The COLD VEIN" by Giorgio Frattale + Francesco D'Alessio | L'Aquila, Italy

“MONTANUS – The COLD VEIN” by Giorgio Frattale + Francesco D’Alessio | L’Aquila, Italy

"Trail to Kazbegi" by Joey Schusler | Boulder, Colorado

“Trail to Kazbegi” by Joey Schusler | Boulder, Colorado

"Trail to Kazbegi" by Joey Schusler | Boulder, Colorado

“Trail to Kazbegi” by Joey Schusler | Boulder, Colorado

"Rookie"by  Damian Ineichen | Bonstetten, Switzerland

“Rookie”by Damian Ineichen | Bonstetten, Switzerland

2016 Festival Trailer

About the Trailer

Produced by Manny Marquez

Filmmaker Manny Marquez assembled a film crew, tucked them away in a historic, rustic fruit packing warehouse in Hood River and set about creating an impressive video trailer to set the tone of this year’s festival. Utilizing innovative filming techniques and referencing bike-themed moments in famous movies, this piece is an awesome reflection of the creative spirit of Filmed by Bike.

The Making of the Trailer

By Charles Perry

Filmmaker Info 2016

Dear Filmmakers,

CONGRATULATIONS! Your film was declared one of the World’s Best Bike Movies by the 2016 Filmed by Bike jury.

Below you can download your laurels below to showcase over your film wherever it is shown.

NEXT STEPS

  • Send in the final format of your film by February 20, 2016
  • Send us the highest quality version you have. See recommendations here >>
  • If your film is on Vimeo, set it to be downloadable and notify us – we’ll download it.
  • If your film is hosted on YouTube, you must send us a file. We can’t download from YouTube.
  • You may use a file transfer service like YouSendIt, HighTail or Dropbox.
  • If you need to make modifications to your film, that’s okay. However, if the resulting film is along longer, we will be unable to show your film. We are currently at maximum capacity.
  • If your film is not received by February 20, it will not be shown at the festival.
  • The email address is Submissions@FilmedByBike.org

PLEASE BE OUR GUEST!

Each accepted film receives one free ticket to filmed by Bike. The email address used to submit your film is your ticket code.

Tickets go on sale March 1.

Special congratulations to the many accepted filmmakers who are not from Portland! Please come join us for the festival in May. We would love to host you in our bike friendly city!

WHERE YOUR FILM IS SHOWN

Your film will be shown at the 14th Annual Filmed by Bike in Portland, Oregon May 6-8.

On March 1, you will be able to see the complete programs listings with information about when your film is screening.

After that, a select few films are chosen to enter our Traveling Program that brings Filmed by Bike movie collections all over the world to inspire people to ride bikes. If you have the rights to your music, you are eligible for this program and you film may be selected to be included.

HOST FILMED BY BIKE!

Want to see Filmed by Bike where you live and ride? Host a Filmed by Bike movie night! It’s easy, just press play. We’ll help you out with all the details.
MORE INFO >>

AWARDS

We will be announcing award nominees later in the festival season.

We will announce the winners at the Awards Ceremony: Saturday, May 7 following the 7:00pm show at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon.

CONTACT

If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Guthrie Straw, Films Manager
Submissions@FilmedByBike.org
(503) 871-3373

LAURELS

Download your laurels here >>

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