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. […]

Hollywood Theatre Launches New Film Education Programs @HollywoodTheatr

Our friends at the Hollywood Theatre continue to start new exciting intiatives!  Below is the most recent announcement from the team.   HOLLYWOOD THEATRE LAUNCHES NEW FILM EDUCATION PROGRAMS Opens Media Lab, “Hollywood Theatre Studio” at Grant High School (Portland, OR) September 21, 2011 – This fall, as funding for the arts in schools continues […]

Best of the NW Animation Festival – Sept. 8th

If you missed the big fest in May, here’s your chance to sample the cream of the crop! Saturday Sept. 8 at the Hollywood Theatre Best of the NW Animation Festival 16 audience favorites, one night only Date: Saturday Sept 8 @ 7pm Runtime: 92min Venue: Hollywood Theatre Address: 4122 NE Sandy Blvd Tickets: $10 general admission CLICK HERE to […]

Northwest Animation Festival, May 18-19 @ the Hollywood Theatre

The biggest animation festival that Oregon has seen in years is just around the corner. From Beaverton to Beijing, filmmakers have responded to our call, sending in their best work. Even the most seasoned animators on our jury agree: this is going to be something special. NW Animation Fest 2012 amazing shorts from around the […]

Portland Oregon Women’s FF, Hollywood Theatre and the NW Documentary Film Series Present: A Night with Director Barbra Kopple and Ellen Ratner – May 4, 2012

Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest), the Hollywood Theatre and NW Documentary are excited to announce “A Night with Barbara Kopple and Ellen Ratner,” taking place Friday, May 4th 2012. The evening includes a reception; director’s screening of A Force of Nature; and a live Q&A with Academy Award ® Winning Director, Kopple, as well […]

Come Experience The New Seats At The Hollywood Theatre!

The new seats have been installed in the main auditorium of the Hollywood Theatre! We’ve also repainted, and replaced the curtains in the theater. These changes are in addition to our new sound system and new screen. A huge thanks to everyone who supported our seat campaign! We never could have accomplished this without you. […]