Advance Screening: Presented by OPB & NW Film Center

Join us for a free screening of OPB‘s new special, “Oregon’s Animation Magic” on April 19th in advance of the TV premiere. At just about any moment in the Northwest, someone is making animation. Go behind the scenes with OPB’s Oregon Art Beat to meet the people who make Oregon one of the animation capitals of the […]

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 […]

Interview Techniques Class At The Northwest Film Center

INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES 3 SESSIONS, THURSDAYS, AUGUST 13-27, 6:30-9:30PM NORTHWEST FILM CENTER, 934 SW SALMON ST. $225 (Tuition includes all needed interviewing equipment (camera, microphone, lights)) Help refine your documentary project by eliciting more meaningful content from your interview subjects. In Interview Techniques you’ll learn a variety of interview styles, get guidance on planning, researching, and formulating […]

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 […]

Upcoming Workshop: Film Composing

The NW Film Center School of Film presents a new workshop: INSIDE THE WORLD OF FILM COMPOSING Saturday, April 20th, 2013 from 10am to 4pm   Taught by Mark Orton, founding member of the Tin Hat acoustic chamber ensemble, who has written music for films such as EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED, THE GOOD GIRL, and BUCK. […]

NW Film Center School of Film: Winter Classes begin in January

Join other artists, creators, communicators, business professionals, and explorers, who want to hone and develop their skills in filmmaking. Winter classes begin with a $10 Super Saturday Workshops on January 5, which includes Avid for Final Cut Users and Sound Doctor. Core & topic classes begin January 14 and include Art of Film I, Screenwriting Intensive, […]

The NW Film Center & Project Viewfinder: From the Streets to the Screen

  Without question, those of us creatively engaged in the local film scene are blessed to be able to participate in our growing industry.  As we head into the holiday giving season, the NW Film Center would love to encourage OMPA members to become acquainted with a new program we’re developing to help those without […]

39th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

Northwest filmmakers put their hearts on stage this November 9-18 during the Northwest Film Center’s 39th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival. Feature film highlights include Lynn Shelton’s YOUR SISTER’S SISTER, starring Rosemarie DeWitt, Emily Blunt, and Mark Duplass; James Westby’s RID OF ME starring Katie O’Grady; a special FREE 50th Anniversary screening of POLLUTION IN PARADISE, the 1962 […]