Indie Companies: Beachside

Beachside is an independent film production company and the west coast affiliate of Big Beach Films (LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, OUR IDIOT BROTHER, SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED, LOVING).

In 2013, they produced the Emmy Award winning documentary MEDORA, about a small town high school basketball team in Indiana.

Their second documentary TIG premiered at Sundance in 2015 along with their first feature, Jim Strouse’s PEOPLE PLACES THINGS starring Jemaine Clement, Regina Hall and Jessica Williams.

Beachside premiered LOUDER THAN BOMBS at the Cannes Film Fest 2015, released later that year by The Orchard.

In 2016, A24 released MORRIS FROM AMERICA which had premiered earlier that year at Sundance.

The Orchard then released Julia Hart’s MISS STEVENS, for which Lily Rabe won the Grand Jury prize for acting at SXSW 2016.

Beachside then produced Adam Leon’s TRAMPS, which premiered at TIFF and was acquired by Netflix as an original film.

Premiering this year at Sundance will be their second project with Jim Strouse entitled THE INCREDIBLE JESSICA JAMES, along with their upcoming web series called STRANGERS, which is being distributed by Refinery29.