Adam Brainin

A student filmmaker, writer, and musician with experience in management.


Adam Brainin is a student filmmaker and musician whose work has been showcased at various festivals around the country. While he is primarily a screenwriter, director, and editor, he has extensive experience with sound design, sound mixing, and cinematography. His portfolio includes a wide variety of narrative shorts, music videos, and commercial work.

Adam also enjoys writing and making music, with his SoundCloud accumulating thousands of plays.

He is currently employed as the video director at UCSB's 80-year-old, student-run newspaper, the Daily Nexus, where he is in charge of all video content.

Check out some of his work elsewhere on the Internet:



2017/18 Lazarus Scholarship for Screenwriting

2016/17 UCSB FAMST Department Award for Best Editing

2016 Los Angeles Art-House Film Festival

- Best Student Film

2016 UCSB Fall Film Festival

- Best Film, Best Acting, Audience Choice Award