Set in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, "Everything Went Down" is a contemporary musical that tells the story of a young college professor who has become a shell of a person following the death two years earlier of his wife. Crippled by a numbing grief, he's succeeded at shutting himself off from the world. At the same time, a young singer-songwriter has begun to lose faith in the struggle to make a name for herself as a musician. Bogged down by the pressures of turning her art into commerce, she has lost sight of why she wanted to make music in the first place. The film chronicles the budding friendship between the professor and the singer, as the energy and beauty of her music begins to bring him back to life, and the value of her songs to this man reawakens her to the merits of making music.
"Everything Went Down" has received rave reviews across the nation, was the subject of a recent TED Talk, and won 'Best Film' honors at the SENE Festival of Film Music & Art, the Oregon Independent Film Festival, and the Astoria International Film Festival.