NW Animation Fest 2017 Kicks Off May 10th In Portland, & May 19th in Eugene.

Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 NW Animation Fest in both Portland (May 10-14) and Eugene (May 19-21).  Don’t miss out, there is a huge and diverse offering of animation work to see.

POWFest Celebrates 10 Years!

POWFest Celebrates 10 years of putting women directed films on screen with with BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN, THIS IS EVERYTHING: GIGI GORGEOUS, GUEST OF HONOR CHERYL DUNYE AND MORE, at this year’s festival. Portland, Oregon – February 16, 2017 – The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) is pleased to announce the programming highlights of our […]

“The General” Celebrates 90th – With Live Score by Mark Orton

“In honor of the 90th Anniversary of the Hollywood Theatre and the 90th Anniversary of Buster Keaton’s classic film, Buster Keaton’s, “The General”, which was shot in Cottage Grove, OR, the Hollywood Theatre and Oregon Film present a state-wide tour of the film with a new live score composed by renowned Portland film composer Mark […]

Outdoor Screenings in State Parks

Oregon State Parks, The Hollywood Theatre, Travel Oregon and Oregon Film have partnered together to bring themed outdoor screenings into state parks this summer. The first one up: Christopher Guest’s hilarious BEST IN SHOW at the Dog Park in Molalla River SP. There will be festivities and even a doggie fashion show – so bring […]

Hollywood Theatre To Open Annex At PDX

Boring, long layovers and frustrating weather delays will be a thing of the past  –  the Hollywood Theatre is opening an annex theatre in gate C6 at Portland Internatinal Airport. With approximately 5-8 million people passing through every year, the opportunity to entertain travelers while they wait, will be a welcome “first” for a US […]

Oregon Story Board’s Class of 2015

Yesterday at the Hollywood Theatre, the local business accelerator, Oregon Story Board presented their second Demo Day this year (first one was in January) of their eclectic class of 2015. There to present their pitches were: Teak, scopic, WILD, Rose City Game Consulting, morebots, sprocketship,  The Secret Book Club, and Original Fare, all of which embody “digital storytelling” as […]

“On Paper Wings” With Director Ilana Sol & Oregon Historical Society

The Hollywood Theatre’s Movies for Grownups series, sponsored by AARP Oregon, presents the documentary ON PAPER WINGS, screening on Saturday, May 30 at 2:30pm!  Advance tickets are available here. In the spring of 1945, a Japanese balloon bomb claimed the lives of the only people killed in the continental United States as a result of […]

Hollywood Theatre Creates New Media Arts Program For Under-served Youth

A new initiative from Hollywood Theatre at Open Meadow Middle School has been made possible by a generous $280,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation, $100,000 from the Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission, and $10,500 from the Oregon Arts Commission. The Hollywood Theatre has already had a three year partnership with Open Meadow High School […]

Hollywood Theatre Spreading the Good Word on Hope For Film

I don’t know what’s appropriate when it comes to blogging about a blog, but it was brought to my attention that the good works at the Hollywood Theatre made it on Ted Hope’s “Hope For Film” blog this week and I needed to help spread the word.  Justen Harn is the Director of Programs and […]

Portland 48 Hour Film Project Returns August 2 – 4!!

That’s right, the original, best, and biggest time based festival/competition  is set to take over an unsuspecting Stumptown again, and registration is now open!   Just go to www.48hourfilm.com/portland_oregon to register a team today! Filmmaking is August 2 -4 The world premieres of all the short films are August 7 & 8 at The Hollywood Theatre. […]