TABLE TV SHOW Released

Conversation with fascinating people, Table sits at the crossroads of socializing and social issues; activism and pessimism; face-to-face communication and the virtual age. Blending race, gender, generation, and party into a conversation where opinions are equal and relationships are developed. Replacing fear based sound bites; Table creates memorable entertainment with dialog, story, and community wrapped […]

Oregon Filmmaker’s Residency Award Winner Announced

Northwest Film Center, The Governor’s  Office of Film & Video (a/k/a/ Oregon Film), and PLAYA announce the winner of a unique residency opportunity for screenwriters, filmmakers and creative teams. The program called for proposals from filmmakers and related creators to work on a script/film/visual narrative project during a 4-week residency at PLAYA in Summer Lake, […]

Call for Entries for the 43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

(PORTLAND, OR) – The Northwest Film Center asks filmmakers based in the Northwest region to submit their recent work for consideration for the 43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival (NW Fest). The Festival is the longest running Festival in the region and was named one of Moviemaker Magazine’s Top 20 Coolest Festivals in 2013. The 43rd Northwest […]

16mm Cinematography With Scott Ballard

16mm Cinematography with Scott Ballard starts January 19th! Register online today. Analog filmmaking is back at the Northwest Film Center! After an almost five-year hiatus, we’re excited to offer 16mm Cinematography again and this time with local Director of Photography Scott Ballard (DEATH ON A ROCK, THE BLACK SEA, HIDING BLAME). The nine-session course will give […]

Two-Day Workshop: Hand Make 16mm Film Stock

HAND MAKE 16MM FILM STOCK SATURDAY, NOV 20, 10AM-2 PM & SUNDAY, NOV 21, 10AM-5 PM (with lunch break) Tuition: $115 HOSTED BY MEMBERS OF PROCESS REVERSAL Hand make your own 16mm film stock using silver-gelatin and acetate, then shoot on and handprocess it to explore the possibilities of what this remarkable medium has to […]

41st Northwest Filmmaker’s Festival Kicks Off November 7th

“The Northwest’s premiere showcase of new work by regional filmmakers, the Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival—for 38 years called the Northwest Film & Video Festival—brings artists and audiences together for a singular community celebration. Each year the Festival draws more than 400 entries from filmmakers in Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington, presenting to the […]

New workshop at the Film Center: GRANTWRITING FOR FILM

The Northwest Film Center School of Film announces an upcoming workshop for filmmakers: GRANTWRITING FOR FILM THURSDAYS, JUN 20 & 27 Taught by Courtney Hermann Register now  Develop the components needed for a competitive grant application. Topics: how to prepare a one-page treatment, artist statement, budget, and filmography; tips for selecting and preparing work samples […]

New Class at the Film Center: FOOD STYLING

The NW Film Center School of Film presents a new class:  FOOD STYLING A new 4-week class beginning Tuesday, May 7, 6:30-9:30 PM Taught by food stylist Dolores Custer REGISTER NOW  The art of preparing food for the camera. Topics: Selecting and working with different foods (which ones work, which ones don’t); learn to produce steam on […]

Premiere Screening of Project Viewfinder – Presented by NW Film Center

Join us for an evening of poignant short films, about the myths and realities of homelessness, created by young adults transitioning from struggle to self-sufficiency. Mentored by Northwest Film Center faculty for the last three months, the youth have worked in front of and behind the camera to tell these personal stories of struggle and […]

Cinema Pacific & Northwest Film Center to Screen “The Burning Plain” with director Guillermo Arriaga

Director Guillermo Arriaga is returning to Oregon, where he filmed “The Burning Plain” in Portland and Coos Bay in 2008. The film featured Academy Award-winner Jennifer Lawrence in her first starring role, alongside Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger. At the Bijou Cinemas and Northwest Film Center, Arriaga will present The Burning Plain and, only at […]