"Profound and powerful. One of Hollywood's most realistic examinations of rural high school angst since Friday Night Lights."
-USA Today (Hellion)
"A raw, honest, special film. Aaron Paul is spectacular."
-Film Threat (Hellion)
"Explosive. Heavy metal lyrical."
-Entertainment Weekly (Hellion)
"A white-hot breakthrough performance from teenage actor Josh Wiggins."
Kat Candler (Writer, Director):
Kat Candler's award winning short films Hellion and Black Metal have screened at Sundance, SXSW, Los Angeles Film Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival, Sarasota Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival and more. Her feature film, Hellion starring Aaron Paul and Juliette Lewis, premiered in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Hellion was a Sundance Creative Producing Lab participant and San Francisco Film Society/Kenneth Rainin Foundation Grant recipient. Hellion was released in theaters through IFC and Sundance Selects. Candler was a recipient of the San Francisco Film Society/Kenneth Rainin Foundation Grant for her upcoming feature Untitled Metal Project. Candler is a 2014 Sundance Institute-Women in Film/LA Mentorship and Coaching Program Fellow.