Double Feature – Ekimmu/The Dead Lust & The Black Sea

Filmmaker Andy Koontz’s debut feature Ekimmu/The Dead Lust will screen at the Clinton Street Theater on Saturday May 6th as a double feature with Brian Padian’s debut feature film The Black Sea Movie. Both films were made independently and took over a decade to be fully realized with minimal resources. But the films share something […]

Oregon Poetic Cinema Filmmaker Jack Nicholson Turns 80

This is an excerpt from the photo book being written by Oregon Filmmaker Katherine Wilson: 50 Years of Oregon Film, from Hollywood to Cinematic Literary Voices 1968 -2018 Five Easy Pieces & Poetic Cinema: the 1st Oregon Film of Jack Nicholson There is a quote I love from Jack Nicholson about the low budget existential westerns […]

This Fall Animating Life:The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA Comes to Portland Art Museum

Behind the scenes, the Oregon animation studio, LAIKA, is an amazing collection of animators, artists, cutting-edge tech, and good, old-fashioned story-telling, and this fall you will be able to explore LAIKA’s “creative process” from start to finish at the Portland Art Museum. The Northwest Film Center and the Portland Art Museum have partnered with LAIKA […]

Documentary Editing With Pam Minty

Documentary Editing Wednesdays, April 12 – June 7 6:30-9:30 pm Northwest Film Center, 934 SW Salmon Register online now. You have all the footage, now what? This class teaches the techniques and process of editing a no/low budget documentary film, either from footage that you have already generated, or from footage provided by the instructor […]

“Shut Up Anthony” At The Hollywood Theatre

03.16.17 ONE NIGHT ONLY! Portland made indie feature Shut Up Anthony will screen at 7 pm, at the historic Hollywood Theatre, on March 16th. TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE Cast and crew will be in attendance!

Saturday Workshop with Mark Orton

Saturday, February 18th the Northwest Film Center is hosting a workshop with local composer Mark Orton (Nebraska, Box Trolls, This American Life) called ‘Working with the Film Composer.’ Participants will get the inside scoop on logistics and process of working with a composer. Plus, Mark will help answer your burning questions about contracts, licensing, and all […]

Hollywood Theatre Set To Open Later This Month At PDX

The new Hollywood Theatre @ PDX is getting ready to open later this month, the only airport theatre in the US! Read more from OPB. “In partnership with the Port of Portland, the Hollywood Theatre is creating a movie theatre space in the airport’s C Concourse.  The Hollywood Theatre at Portland International Airport will feature […]

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 […]

Binge & Back The Benefits of Gusbandry

Voted “Best Local Web Series” by the readers of Willamette Week and completely made in Portland by Portland people, digital series The Benefits of Gusbandry can now be BINGE WATCHED on Amazon Prime and Seed & Spark Cinema!  Stream, review and share today! Dive into the laugh packed 77 minutes of Season One, and see why the […]

Become A Part Of Seaside, An Oregon Indie Revenge Thriller

Seaside was shot in Portland and the Coast in April with some great New York actors, including Ariana DeBose (Hamilton), and some wonderful Portland actors, including Jana Lee Hamblin, Haley Talbot, Bob Olin, Victoria Blake, Jennie Vaughn, and Brandt Leeds, all cast by Simon Max Hill. Portland producer is Alyssa Roehrenbeck, Cinematographer Phil Anderson, and […]