Founded in 2018 by Balin Schneider, arvonia films is a narrative and documentary film production company. Our first feature documentary Out of Time: The Material Issue Story is set to be out in 2021.


At arvonia films we strive to create larger-scale films that hold tight to their indie roots.


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Out of Time: The Material Issue Story is a feature music documentary that covers the biography of the band Material Issue. The film examines the tragic story of a rock band on the cusp of superstardom cut short by front man Jim Ellison’s suicide. The band was literally out of time - sandwiched between the post-punk era of the 1980s and the grunge movement of Seattle, Out of Time: The Material Issue Story tells the story of a band searching for its identity in the gritty world of rock and roll in the early 1990s.

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