Barri Chase

Barri Chase

Light Dancing Productions

Director, screenwriter and filmmaker in Portland, Oregon

About Barri

Years of experience in the fashion, beauty and fine art worlds has culminated in visually stunning short films and music videos. Currently in preproduction on the first feature film.

Name: Barri Chase

Lives in: Portland, Oregon

Company: Light Dancing Productions

Occupation: Director, Screenwriter and Filmmaker


  • Coyote Howls

    Coyote Howls (2018)
    Film (Thriller) Writer After a series of mysterious attacks, a college professor is forced to face his Native American identity. As he uncovers the truth behind the attacks, the line between reality and delusion blurs.

  • Marshfield

    Marshfield (2018)
    Film (Thriller) Writer Add a Plot »

  • The Watchman's Canoe

    The Watchman's Canoe (2017)
    Film by Barri Chase/Director (Drama and Family) Writer In 1969 Jett, a young girl of mixed Caucasian and Indigenous descent, struggles to fit in with her peers on the reservation. After summoning the trees to shield her from her bullies she realizes her special connection with the surrounding nature. With the help of a tribal Watchman she embarks on a spiritual journey to discover her destiny. Written by Barri Chase

  • City Squirrel: Weather, Whether

    City Squirrel: Weather, Whether (2012)
    Film (Short, Fantasy and Music) Writer A forest sprite plays with the weather of her environment.

  • Hand of the Earth

    Hand of the Earth (2012)
    Film (Short and Fantasy) Writer A young girl makes a discovery in the woods.

  • T is for Trim

    T is for Trim (2011)
    Film (Short and Horror) Writer A man goes into a salon to get his hair trimmed. Little does he know the salon is haunted.

  • The Pit

    The Pit (2010)
    Film (Short) Writer A woman falls into a pit, connects, and is then released.

  • Everything Must Go

    Everything Must Go (2010)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew After Nick is fired from his sales job, mostly because of his penchant for alcohol, he comes home and finds that his wife has kicked him and all of his stuff out of the house and onto the front lawn. He is pretty intent on just sitting in his chair, drinking beer, on the lawn. His cop friend, Frank Garcia, thinks he should at least pretend to have a yard sale to make it legal. He slowly starts making friends with a neighborhood kid who needs something to do, and a pregnant wife who has just moved in across the street, and Nick finds himself moving on and selling all his stuff. Written by napierslogs


  • Best Cinematography The Watchman's Canoe Covellite International Film Festival

  • Best Screenplay, The Watchman's Canoe, Gallup Film Festival

  • Best Director, The Watchman's Canoe, Gallup Film Festival

  • Best Composition/Sound Design Seattle Local Sightings Film Festival


  • Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)

  • Scottsdale Commuity College

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  • Since: January 2012
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