Episode One Of “The Chasing Grace Project” Has A Premiere Screening March 25

$1m Wages Lost: The Gender Pay Gap Exposed in Episode One of Chasing Grace Project. The release date and premiere screening for The Chasing Grace Project Episode One: Eighty Twenty, which will take place March 25, 2018 at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon. Tickets are free but space is limited. Please reserve your ticket […]

Upcoming Wildlife Mini-Series aims to change how we see the natural world

Have you ever wanted to stand eye to eye with an elephant, or watch as a tiger slowly walks past you?  Or maybe you dream is to swim with a manta ray, or see the frozen tundras of the north? Well, good news, one team is working to make this a new type of reality, […]

An Evening with Lower Boom

2017 wasn’t all rainbows and unicorns, that’s for sure. Nevertheless! Lower Boom did have a year filled with exciting projects, new partnerships and community support. As we head into 2018, we’d like to invite you to come down to Lower Boom World Headquarters, (Dig a Pony!), and check out what we did in 2017, and […]

“Chasing Grace”: A New Docu-Series About Women In Tech, Filming In Portland

U of O grad, and reTHINKit Founder, Jennifer Cloer, is shooting part one of her docu-series, “Chasing Grace” in Portland this week, and took some time out from filming to talk to the Portland Business Journal  . The Chasing Grace Project, is a six-part documentary series “that brings together a community that is creating change for […]

Outside the Frame Annual Gala Screening

Outside The Frame invites you to a special gala screening of their new documentary Leaving Home, and new films by and with youth experiencing homelessness in the city. Monday, November 13, 2017, 6:30 p.m. (doors open 5:30 p.m. with free snacks and cash bar) The Armory, 128 Northwest 11th Avenue, Portland Free, all ages admitted. […]

Doxx Magazine Focuses On Women Documentary Filmmakers

Doxx Magazine is a new digital publication dedicated to women documentarians. The online hub is a designated and creative place for the stories, work, and thoughts of female and non-binary nonfiction media makers. To enrich the local and national documentary communities, the magazine will archive filmmakers from Oregon and beyond. Each issue will include interviews, […]

“Citizen Blue” (Miller, 2017), premieres at NWFC/Oct. 19, 7:00 PM

On Thursday, Oct. 19, at 7:00 PM, NWFC premieres Dan Miller’s new documentary about Oregon’s first Oscar nominated filmmaker, James Blue. Ben Popp leads the post film discussion with Dan Miller, Sheldon Renan, Richard N. Blue, Brooke Jacobson, Anne Richardson. For more info: https://nwfilm.org/films/citizen-blue/ James Blue (1930-1980) was on the founding faculty of AFI and was […]

Praise for 24 Hour Comic

Comic-Con screening follows national distribution for Oregon comics doc The biggest little indie feature doc in Oregon, 24 Hour Comic, screened at the San Diego Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival this July. Director Milan Erceg, whose film documents a marathon of comic book creation, says the recognition from Comic-Con film festival “is about the biggest honor […]

POWGirls Summer $5k Set To Raise Scholarship Funds By September 20th!

POWGirls Summer $5k! Help us to raise scholarship funds for the 2017/2018 POWGirls Workshops! $5000 Goal by September 20, 2017! POWGirls depends on partnerships and donations to meet the costs of running our workshops. Since some POWGirls participants are unable to pay tuition, we rely heavily on scholarships to make our workshops available to all […]

Mastering The Interview With OPB’s Steve Amen

Mastering the Interview: Real People as Documentary Story Structure Taught by Steve Amen,  Executive Producer / Host of OPB’s Oregon Field Guide Mondays, 6:30pm-9:30pm, October 2 – November 6 Northwest Film Center, 934 SW Salmon St.  $495 Register online. The stories and voices of real people are the building blocks of documentary storytelling. The challenge […]