Dru Holley’s “Buffalo Soldiers: Fighting On Two Fronts” Makes Portland Premiere

In 1866, six all-Black cavalry and infantry regiments were created after congress passed the Army Organization Act. They came to be known as Buffalo Soldiers. Buffalo Soldiers: Fighting on Two Fronts explores the often-contradictory role played by the Black soldiers throughout American history, emphasizing the settling of the American West and colonialism abroad. Director Dru Holley […]

Oregon Doc Camp Returns May 11-13

Documentary filmmakers so often find themselves working in isolation, away from larger centers of filmmaking — Oregon Documentary Camp seeks to create an environment for learning, connecting, and support for filmmakers wherever they are. Doc Camp includes workshops, panel discussions, film screenings, filmmaker Q&As, and the chance to share stories with other filmmakers. Doc Camp […]

#OregonMade “Buffalo Soldiers Fighting on Two Fronts” to Premiere at SIFF

The #OregonMade documentary Feature “Buffalo Soldiers Fighting on Two Fronts” will be part of the Seattle International Film Festival. Come to an in-person screening April 16th or 17th, or see it in the virtual cinema from April 14th-24th. Saturday, April 16th at 4:15pm SIFF Cinema Egyptian (805 E Pine St, Seattle, WA 98122) Sunday, April […]

Oregon Doc Camp Returns in May

The Oregon Doc Camp is coming back and this time they are offering an online AND an in-person event that you can learn more about here. Oregon Doc Camp will take place May 11-13th with the following events: May 13th: Doc Camp Online – A full day of online programming May 11-13th: Doc Camp Lab – […]

Applications for Oregon Doc Camp Labs 2022 are now Open!

Oregon Documentary Camp is a program of NW Documentary that is crafted with working documentary filmmakers in mind.  And this year there are TWO ways to participate:1) Everyone can join us for DOC CAMP ONLINE for a full day of online programming on Friday, May 13th. The cost to attend is $50, and Registration opens […]

Eastern Oregon Film Festival – October 21-23

The Eastern Oregon Film Festival will celebrate its twelfth year of programming independent cinema in La Grande, Oregon on October 21-23. The festival will present 52 films over the course of the three days, both in-person and also via a virtual streaming platform.  The official selections were announced on August 15th, and include 12 Feature-length […]

“Any Oregon Sunday” – 3 Oregon Womens’ Extreme Motocross Adventures!

The winners of the third annual Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – “Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone” – recently presented their winning project “Any Oregon Sunday.” The Winning Team: Kanani Koster, Janie Faison, and Tiffany Lindquist – all based in Portland, OR, and dedicated to telling “diverse and authentic stories that are created by a majority […]

Lighthouses of Oregon: A History of Aiding Maritime Navigation Doc By Matt Cook

After half a year or so of hard work, I have completed a full documentary about Oregon’s lighthouses. This movie tells the story of each Oregon lighthouse. These lifesaving structures helped Oregon grow in the early days of the state. Today they stand as very photogenic monuments of our history. I took on this project […]

Oregon Adventurers Set Out To Prove WHO’S ON TOP? In New Doc

Who’s on Top? is a feature-length documentary that shines a spotlight on a diverse group of the LGBTQ+ community to challenge stereotypes about gender and sexuality in outdoor recreation. Historically excluded and ostracized as not belonging to the adventurer community, the climbers tackle not only a mountain but assumptions about who they are and how they […]

Oscar Nomination For “Hunger Ward” – “Best Documentary Short Subject”

Congratulations to Oregonian, Skye Fitzgerald on the Oscar nomination for “Best Documentary Short Subject”, for the documentary, “Hunger Ward” (MTV Documentary Films).  Skye has created an impressive collection of documentaries one of which is, “Lifeboat” which was nominated for an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category 2019.   “Hunger Ward” is set against the backdrop of […]