WORKSHOP: Make a Documentary In Virtual Reality!

Create your own Virtual Reality / 360 Documentary! Starts October 30! NW Documentary is excited to be launching our DIY VR/360 Documentary program. This is the only program of its kind in Oregon. Use the code “PDXFF” to get $50 off the workshop!    Guided by experts in the field, this 5-week program will give you […]

DIY Workshops at NW Documentary

DIY Documentary is NW Documentary’s flagship course: a 10-week journey to create a short film from start to finish. We welcome students ages 15 and up with all levels experience to tell a story that is meaningful to them, expressing their personal vision and style using the latest digital tools. Supplementary Editing coursework (Premiere or Final […]

NW Film Center Dialogue Writing Class Starts July 1

DIALOGUE WRITING 5 SESSIONS, WEDNESDAYS, JULY 1-29, 6:30-9:30PM, $345 Taught by award-winning writer & director STEVE DOUGHTON The Northwest Film Center has a Dialogue Writing class that starts Wednesday July 1. Taught by local award-winning writer and director Steve Doughton (Buoy, 2012) the class includes writing exercises meant to unlock your artist’s toolbox, deconstructing scenes […]

Screenwriter Randall Jahnson

Randall Jahnson has been a professional screenwriter for 30 years. He has delivered scripts for both large and small screens; in both studio and independent realms; in genres ranging from horror to historical. He has worked closely with such film-making talent as Steven Spielberg, Jonathan Demme, Alec Baldwin, Penelope Spheeris, and Spike Lee. Among his […]

DEMYSTIFYING DISTRIBUTION: A WORKSHOP

You’ve finished your film, now what? The Northwest Film Forum (NWFF), the Film Center’s sister media arts center in Seattle, provides an array of technical and financial support to regional filmmakers, including the Start-to-Finish program. Since 1998, it has also been a film distributor, using its institutional muscle and expertise to shepherd the much-heralded film […]

Lighting Workshop by Gary Nolton

Lighting Workshop with Cinematographer Gary Nolton Lighting is about more than providing enough illumination for a good exposure, it is a vital element of the art of filmmaking. Artfully applied light adds texture, depth and shape to everything within a scene. With the DSLR revolution, filmmaking is becoming more about imagination and less about expensive […]

Five Spots Remain for Next HD/Film Makeup Workshop

Colour Box Makeup Studios founder Kerry Herta, a 2011 Emmy nominee, returns to Portland to teach aspiring makeup artists the latest techniques used in HD/Film makeup. While these workshops were scheduled to accommodate students on waiting lists following workshops earlier this year in Portland and Seattle, there are still five spots remaining.  The workshops – […]