DSLR Workshop with NW Documentary

Heard about the new DSLR cameras? Know how to use them for video projects? Learn to shoot with DSLR cameras and explore this format. You’ll pick an iconic place in Portland and use a DSLR camera to piece together compelling shots, timelapse, and other visual effects to create a short edited piece. Intermediate to advanced […]

Congress Honors Oregon-Produced Documentary Film, "Papers"

“Papers” is a feature length documentary film about undocumented youth and the challenges they face as they turn 18 without legal status. “Papers” puts a human face on the challenges faced by two million undocumented youth in this country and provides historical context for the complex issues around immigration.

It’s Not Easy Being Green…

Playing in the Ashland Independent Film Festival this year (April 8-12) is “Greenlit,” the documentary chronicling the attempt to make the feature film, “The River Why “green” from pre through post-production.  The film portrays the enthusiasm, challenges and successes when trying to green a film.  “The River Why” was shot entirely on location in Oregon. […]

Art Institute Film to Premiere at Hot Docs Toronto

For the third year in a row, the students of the Winter quarter Documentary Production class at the Art Institute of Portland won a position among the International Documentary Challenge finalists.  The Doc Challenge is a 5-day international filmmaking competition that takes place each March. The film, Death Goes Green, an intimate portrait of the […]