Portland Asian Film Festival Coming Soon…

The International Film Exchange of Oregon will present the first annual Portland Asian Film Festival, Nov. 10-16 at Cinema 21 and Nov. 17-18 at Portland Community College, Cascade Campus. On the program are almost thirty feature films, including a retrospective dedicated to the Japanese filmmaker Hideo Nakata, a master in the horror genre, from his […]

The McDowell Colony Seeking To Support Oregon-Based Artists + Filmmakers – Applications Being Taken

About McDowell: Founded in 1907, The MacDowell Colony  is “the oldest artist colony in America. Artists (about 300 a year) receive Fellowships to pursue their work on 450 woodland acres in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Any artist may apply for residency at MacDowell; the only criterion for acceptance is talent demonstrated by work samples. Every accepted […]

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, […]

Coming Soon, #OregonMade “The Competition Movie”

Thora Birch (American Beauty), and Chris Klein (American Pie) star in this #OregonMade indie feature that shot last year.  A new website has just been released and now is gearing up for a release. KPTV’s More Good Day Oregon has a first look.  #thecompetitionthefilm

Help Save Movie Madness!

Help Save MovieMadness! Help the Hollywood Theatre save legendary Portland video store Movie Madness and its world-class collection of 80,000+ titles. The Kickstarter page outlines the plan: “Movie Madness is a Portland institution. Known for its vast collection, knowledgeable staff, and display cases full of legendary film props, the iconic Belmont storefront has a deserved […]

Master Class: Feature Film Directing with Darin Scott

SIGN UP HERE: https://metroeast.org/directingmasterclass Learn From Hollywood Director DARIN SCOTT To: Analyze The Screenplay, Create Compelling Images, Design Your Shot Plans, Choose The Right Cast, Inspire Great Performances, Run An Efficient And Creative Set, Solve Production Problems, Draw The Best From Your Crew, Raise Your Financing, Advance Your Career, Exclusive Master Class Includes:    *Access to […]

“Crash Pad” feature film written by PDX screenwriter

The black listed comedy script, “Crash Pad” is the directorial debut for Kevin Tent, the oscar-nominated editor for ‘The Descendants” and “Nebraska”. Executive Produced by Alexander Payne, produced by Bill Horberg (“Milk”, “Cold Mountain”) and stars Domhnall Gleeson, Thomas Haden Church, Christina Applegate and Nina Dobrev. “Crash Pad” will be available on VOD this Tuesday, […]

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 […]

Oregon Locations Shine In “Lean on Pete”

“Lean On Pete” has been collecting some great reviews, and has already premiered internationally in the Venice International Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival, and also screened in the US at Telluride.   Writer-Director, Andrew Haigh  (“45 Years”) adapted Willy Vlautin’s 2010 novel of the same name, that shot in Oregon last summer.  The #OregonMade […]

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 […]