Hollywood Theatre @PDX Looking For Shorts


The Hollywood Theatre is coming to the Portland International Airport (PDX) in 2016!

In partnership with the Port of Portland, the Hollywood Theatre is creating a movie theatre space in the airport’s C Concourse. The Hollywood Theatre @PDX will feature short films telling stories specific to Oregon, provide artist residency opportunities inviting collaboration between national/international media artists and local filmmakers, and host special events and visiting guests. Currently slated to open in summer 2016, the Hollywood Theatre @PDX will serve the Portland International Airport’s 16 million annual visitors, who can drop in free of charge to watch films while waiting for their flights.

Rules & Terms

The Hollywood is looking for short films to be screened at the airport theatre location. Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis as film programming will rotate quarterly. The Hollywood Theatre @PDX only accepts films for consideration via online submission.

To be considered for screening at the Hollywood Theatre @PDX, all submissions must meet the following criteria:

Must be 10 minutes or shorter in length
Must be appropriate for a general audience
Must be created by a local/regional artist or concern local/regional issues relating to Oregon or the Pacific Northwest
Must be of high quality production standard
Must be original content
Must not be or contain advertisements

The filmmaker/film submitter agrees that:
If their film is selected for the project, an exhibition quality digital file (in an agreed upon file format) is required to arrive at the Hollywood Theatre office at least one month in advance of project cycle start date.

Any non-English language films must have onscreen English subtitles.

All insurance costs covering shipping of film exhibition copy to and from the Hollywood Theatre office are the responsibility of the filmmaker/film submitter.

All shipping costs covering shipping of the film exhibition copy to the Hollywood Theatre office are the responsibility of the filmmaker/film submitter.

Films submitted for consideration must have previously obtained all legal copyright clearances, licenses, and permissions for materials contained within the films (picture and audio). By submitting a film to the project, the submitter certifies that they are the copyright owner of the film or are authorized by the copyright owner to submit the film and that it has been legally cleared for public exhibition.

Film submitter agrees to grant the Hollywood Theatre the right to exhibit the film at the Hollywood Theatre @PDX, as well as potential additional sites, and for the Hollywood Theatre to use up to two (2) minutes of footage excepted from the film and all submitted press kit materials in advertising and promotions.

An opportunity for digital download of the film may be made available to the public through the Hollywood Theatre online channels and is subject to negotiation.

If a legal claim arises in connection with the submitted film, the filmmaker/person/company submitting the film for entry agrees to bear all costs incurred by the Hollywood Theatre @PDX in defense of the claim, including full payment of all damages, due royalties, and reimbursement of all incurred attorney fees and travel fees.
Submission to the project is a Declaration of Ownership of copyright of the film by the owner or authorized representative of owner.

By entering a film submission, you are indicating that you understand, comply with, and agree to the project’s General Rules, Terms, and Conditions and the submissions, eligibility, and exhibition copies’ requirements.

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