Winner Announced For #OregonMade Screenwriter’s Residency Award

August 6th, 2018: The OregonMade Creative Foundation, Northwest Film Center and Playa Summer Lake announce the winner for the 2nd annual Playa residency award. The Screenwriter’s Residency program, now in its second year, received over 30 pitches, proposals and outlines from screenwriters, filmmakers and related creators focusing on a new take on an old genre […]

New #OregonMade Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – Production Underway

In late 2017, the Oregon Made Creative Foundation (in partnership with Oregon Film,) Travel Oregon, Danner Boots, and the Portland Film Office at Prosper Portland partnered together to bring  funding for a new grant: The Outdoor Adventure Film Grant. This Grant has enabled our filmmakers, Emilia Quinton and Liz Haan to begin creating a short […]

Directing Intensive With Scott Ballard At Northwest Film Center!

Directing Intensive Wednesday, June 13 through Sunday, June 17 9am to 4pm each day, $595 Online advanced registration required.  Once again local filmmaker, producer, and DP Scott Ballard brings his directing expertise to students, community members, and emerging filmmakers at the Northwest Film Center for an intensive studio class on Film Directing. Over five consecutive […]

NW Doc “The Cage Fighter” screening @ NW Film Ctr 5/10

For your consideration – a NW documentary from Seattle based filmmaker Jeff Unay that explores the dramatic “real life Rocky” struggle of Seattle MMA fighter Joe Carman.  A rare Portland screening brings this well reviewed and well traveled doco (which saw theatrical release after making the rounds at the Bend Film Fest among others) to […]

Inaugural Outdoor-Adventure Film Grant Opens Tomorrow!

 We are excited to announce, with our partners, our inaugural Outdoor-Adventure Film Grant! Oregon Film, Travel Oregon, Danner Boots, and the Portland Film Office at Prosper Portland have partnered to bring funding for a new competitive grant, the Outdoor-Adventure Film Grant (OAFG). The OAFG will enable the selected applicant to create a short film that […]

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 […]