Call For Shooters: Displaced – THEATRE/MUSIC/MULTIMEDIA FULLY STAGED READING / Presented by CompassWorks / Written & performed by Eliza Jane Schneider

“Displaced,” running Jan 20 to 28 at Portland’s Abbey Arts in Portsmouth as part of the Fertile Ground Festival, is an innovative documentary theatre experience that gives us a new and powerful way to connect with the phenomenon of homelessness and the extraordinary value of those who see us, even though we have forgotten that […]

Celebrating #OregonMadeShows

I first heard about the #OregonMade trademark at the Portland International Airport while viewing actual artifacts from several films shot in Oregon on display. Now the Oregon Film Museum is stepping out and celebrating ‘Animal House’ with a huge party in Portland on October 30th, 2016. And the local communities, who hold their own local […]

Documentary Proposal Writing With Host Of OPB’s Field Guide

The Northwest Film Center is excited to offer a new four-session course with host and executive producer of OPB’s Field Guide, Steve Amen. The class takes place on Monday evenings, October 3 to October 24, and will be a great place to jump start your documentary project with an irresistible proposal that leaves funders wanting […]

Historic UO Alumni Filmmakers Receive Grant To Preserve Their Work

 The National Film Preservation Foundation announced their latest group of historic films that will receive funding to preserve them for record. Among them are; the “Luther Cressman Field Work Films” (1938 – 1954), an important documentation of work done by the UO archaeologist, Luther Cressman; and a feature (1953) by UO alumnus, James Blue, that […]

WHO ARE US TOUR 2016: OBSERVATIONS FROM THE 21ST CENTURY AMERICAN ROAD

WHO ARE US TOUR 2016: OBSERVATIONS FROM THE 21ST CENTURY AMERICAN ROAD A work-in-process with live soundtrack! Join Cinema Project for a special presentation with artist duo Silver Ochre. Sunday, May 22nd, 7:30pm 222 NW Davis, Loft 301 $8 suggested at the door Silver Ochre: Who Are US 2016 is an ever-evolving reflection of America […]

Production & Post Intern Position At Northwest Documentary

Co-operative intern position working with non-profit organization and documentary production about gentrification in Portland, Ore. This position will split time between work for NW Documentary Arts & Media and their in -house projects and working with the resident filmmaker of the Indie Doc Incubator program. NW Documentary is a non-profit that practices, teaches, and shares […]

SOAR ~ A New Documentary By Local Director Susan Hess Logeais Premieres Thursday October 22nd at The Hollywood Theatre

  Your concept of what’s possible is about to change! SOAR, a new documentary featuring local dancers Kiera Brinkley and Uriah Boyd and directed by local filmmaker Susan Hess Logeais, will premiere on Thursday, October 22 at 7:30 pm.  The screening will take place at the Hollywood Theatre (4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland), and will […]

1859 Profiles Four Oregonian Documentarians

1859 Magazine profiled four Oregon documentary directors and highlighted what drives their passion to bring their stories to the screen, and what they have to do make that happen. Oregon has seen an uptick in documentaries in the last few years, with such projects as Brian Lindstrom’s “Mothering Inside“, Melissa Lowry’s “Black Girl in Suburbia“, […]

Theatrical Premiere of “The Winding Stream” Screens September 17

Beth Harrington Productions & Argot Pictures Announce the Theatrical Release of The Winding Stream   Argot Pictures and Indie filmmaker Beth Harrington are pleased to announce that her latest music documentary film, The Winding Stream – The Carters, The Cashes and the Course of Country Music, will begin its theatrical release in Portland, Oregon on […]

The OPB Independent Film Festival is this August

OPB is celebrating the power of independent films with the OPB Independent Film Festival all month long on OPB TV. Each weeknight at 10 p.m. from August 10-24, enjoy a documentary film from the POV and Independent Lens libraries. The festival wraps up with the annual OPB series Oregon Lens from August 24-28, which showcases the diverse work of local filmmakers. Click […]