#EOFF2016 Program Announcement: The Films

Still from MA (dir. Celia Rowlson Hall) // Screens opening night October 20 Eastern Oregon Film Festival will be celebrating its seventh year of independent film and music programming in La Grande, Oregon on October 20-22, 2016. EOFF will be hosting more visiting filmmakers than in previous years, and in all screening more than 30 […]

Wandering Reel Traveling Film Festival, Coming Soon To A Community Near You

This fall, Wandering Reel Traveling Film Festival will make its return to Oregon with a collection of short films sure to stir the consciousness of the local community. Wandering Reel is a traveling short film festival with a focus on bringing meaningful films to communities with limited or no access to compassionate, thought-provoking cinema. WRTFF […]

HouseSpecial’s Stop-Motion Short Takes ‘Best Animated Film’ At Oregon Independent Film Festival

Aaron Sorenson, a Director at Portland animation studio HouseSpecial, received the award for Best Animated Film for the stop-motion short Jailbreak during the award ceremony at The Oregon Independent Film Festival (OIFF) held on September 24, 2016 in Portland’s Clinton Street Theater. Jailbreak, shot in black and white, follows the daring escape of a desperate […]

#EOFF2016 Music Line-up Announced

Eastern Oregon Film Festival will be celebrating its seventh year of independent film and music programming in La Grande, Oregon October 20-22, 2016. EOFF is privileged to announce the musicians who will be joining us this fall. EOFF will host three evening after parties at its new central location and present the hottest emerging music-makers […]

Hatfield Marine Science Center Hosts Ocean Research Mini-Film Fest

Oregon State’s Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport,  will be hosting a short mini-film fest September 22nd, at 5 and 7PM at the Hennings Auditorium of the Visitor Center.  The films will cover topics such as: Oregon State University’s Marine Studies Initiative; Ocean sound in the bottom of the Mariana Trench, with NOAA’s Bob Dziak; […]

AIFF Hires New Executive Director

For Immediate Release from AIFF: New AIFF Executive Director Selected The Ashland Independent Film Festival has selected the former Executive Director of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival to its top job. Steven Remington of Moscow, Idaho will succeed Cathy Dombi as the festival’s new executive director. Maylee Oddo, president of the AIFF board, described Remington […]

AIFF- One Of MovieMaker’s “Coolest Film Festivals In The World, 2016”!

MovieMaker Magazine, has, once again, the  Ashland Independent Film Festival on their latest list of “25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World“.  They admire that AIFF isn’t “mired in tradition…the 15-year-old fest has recently taken steps to broaden its range, with dives into live cinema, art installations and interactive media offerings, plus a new category […]

Autumn Film Festivals Celebrate “The State of Jefferson”

A region of the Pacific Northwest that has imagined its own independence as far back as the 1850’s, the ‘mythical’ 51st State of Jefferson, is a proposed U.S. state that would span the contiguous, mostly rural area of southern Oregon and Northern California. Many a liberated spirit claim this State their home, and as of […]

NY Times Gives A Shout-out To Pappas & “Tracktown”

There is excitement building for the locally filmed and produced, “Tracktown”.  It is set to premier at the Los Angeles Film Festival next month.  The film explores the struggle to find an equilibrium between a world-class running career, and a regular life, inspired by Pappas’ own life.  Jeremy Teicher co-produced the movie with Pappas, and […]

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 […]