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 […]

Ashland Independent Film Festival Expands the 28th Annual Varsity World Film Week

The Ashland Independent Film Festival has assembled an intriguing and illuminating array of international independent films for the 28th annual Varsity World Film Week running October 6 through October 13 at the Varsity Theatre in downtown Ashland. The 13 films selected represent 23 countries, including Canada, Colombia, Lebanon, France, Thailand, Russia, Nepal, and the United States. […]

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 […]

Eighth Annual Eastern Oregon Film Festival Releases Line-Up

#EOFF2017 Announces Film Selections Eastern Oregon Film Festival is proud to announce its Official Selections for the 2017 Festival. Spread across five venues (including a 48hr. online program at Filmmaker Magazine), EOFF will run October 19-21, 2017 in La Grande, OR. The festival will open and close with fiction and non-fiction offerings that explore possibilities […]

HouseSpecial’s ‘Jailbreak’ Takes Best Picture at the We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival

HouseSpecial took home the award for Best Picture at the We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival held on August 17-20, 2017 in Baker City, Oregon. Aaron Sorenson wrote and directed the winning stop-motion film, Jailbreak, which was shot in black and white. The story follows the daring escape of a desperate prisoner fleeing his nightmarish […]

Eastern Oregon Film Company

My name is Steve West and I am new to “The Confluence” but not new to making film in Oregon. I am located in La Grande and for the last fourteen years we have produced episodic adventure based outdoor television for The Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, and other networks. However in the last two years […]

“SOUL” Documentary Screening at La Ruta PDX Gastronomic Festival

La Ruta PDX: A Gastronomic Festival launches on July 13th with a festival premiere party followed by a private screening of the Spanish documentary film Soul at the Portland Art Museum co-presented by NW Film Center about Basque Country 3-star Michelin chef Eneko Atxa tackling the complex universe of haute cuisine. A cocktail hour before the film will […]

Oregon Film – Who We Are & What We Do!

As we move into another busy production season and a new fiscal year, we wanted to proactively answer a few questions about the Oregon Film & Video Office, a/k/a/ The Governor’s Office of Film & Television, a/k/a Oregon Film. That’s us. Did you know this office was “founded” in 1968 by Gov. McCall as a […]

Shut Up Anthony Goes To The Brooklyn Film Festival

Thrilled to announce that Portland made Shut Up Anthony will have its New York premiere at the Brooklyn Film Festival! June 2nd – 11th. Tickets and screening times are available here!

BendFilm Late Submissions Deadline – May 23rd

A near-constant fixture of MovieMaker magazine’s 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee: https://goo.gl/yXmzNA, BendFilm celebrates independent films and the risky, passionate, tough and talented people who make them. This year’s festival runs from Thursday, Oct. 12 – Sunday, Oct. 15, with most venues located in Bend’s historic downtown and the nearby Old Mill District. […]