Evan Glodell

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Evan Glodell
Born Baraboo, Wisconsin, United States
Occupation Film director, film producer, screenwriter, actor

Evan Glodell is an American feature film director, producer, writer, and actor, who directed the indie film Bellflower on a shoestring budget of $17,000.[1] This feature has received positive reviews of 73% on Rotten Tomatoes, and is critically acclaimed by such critics as Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times.[2]

Early life[edit]

Glodell was born in Baraboo, Wisconsin and briefly attended the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee before dropping out to pursue a career in film-making.[3]


Prior to the release of Bellflower, Glodell directed, wrote and starred in the Boss of the Glory edgy pseudo-sitcom series that aired on Stim-TV network. He also directed the 2009 music video Let Me Up by Cursive.[4]

Glodell is a principal part of Coatwolf Productions, an assemblage of crew and actors that have been the core of all of Glodell's projects.[5]

Evan will produce and act in the upcoming film Chuck Hank and the San Diego Twins.[6]

Other abilities[edit]

A skilled tinkerer, Glodell has made repeated adjustments to what is now called the Coatwolf camera, an assemblage of old camera parts, Russian lenses and the Silicon Imaging SI-1 2K camera. Glodell's cinematographer Joel Hodge was able to achieve a unique look for Bellflower with "amazing colors and amazing in-camera perspective tricks such as tilt-shifting, which allows for one tiny part of the image to remain in focus while the rest is not."[7]

He also built numerous prototypes that became the flamethrower that is central to the plot of Bellflower, as well as working with co-producer and gaffer, Paul Edwardson to make the custom modifications to both cars that co-star in the movie; the flame spitting Medusa and whiskey dispensing Speed Biscuit.[8]


  1. ^ LoquaciousMuse (2011-08-25). "Logical Reasons Cowboys and Aliens Cost 9,588 Times What Bellflower Cost to Make". Film.com. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  2. ^ Lee, Kevin B. (2011-09-14). "Bellflower Movie Review & Film Summary (2011)". Roger Ebert. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  3. ^ "Hey, Watch It! Baraboo's Evan Glodell fires up filmmaking career with 'Bellflower'". Madison.com. October 26, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Oscilloscope.net". Oscilloscope.net. 2011-09-06. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  5. ^ "Coatwolf Productions". Coatwolf.com. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  6. ^ "Coatwolf Productions – Chuck Hank and the San Diego Twins". Coatwolf.com. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  7. ^ Amanda Mae Meyncke. "Seven Reasons to Love Bellflower". Film.com. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  8. ^ "Evan Glodell BELLFLOWER Interview | Collider | Page 107511". Collider. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 

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