Eugene, OR. DIVA’s 2011 OpenLens Festival offers an “Art Of The Storyboard” seminar with Portland film director/ festival host Daniel Schafer from 10:00 – 11:30AM on Saturday, January 29th. Registration is $50. Students: $25. The session will be held at the UO Baker Center Downtown at 325 East 10th, Eugene.
Past festival events have taken place in Sydney, New York, Los Angeles, Seoul, Chicago, London… and now PORTLAND! HDFEST Portland is taking place December 6th-9th at the Living Room Theaters. Tickets are $9 and are available at the festival box office and through the web.
The 37th Northwest Film & Video Festival, which receives submissions from artists in Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho, wrapped up its 9 day run Saturday, November 13 after screening 11 features and 28 short films, 12 of which were singled out for special recognition by Gill Dennis, this year’s festival judge and Master-Filmmaker-in-Residence at the American Film Institute.
From L to R: Thomas Philipson (Festival Manager), Elijah Hasan (Award recipient), Nick Peterson (Award recipient), and Mary DeFreese (Nick Peterson’s partner). Matt McCormick not in attendance.
The Oregon Media Arts Fellowship, established to recognize and support the work of Oregon film and video makers, announced its 2010 awards November 5 at the 37th Northwest Film & Video Festival to Portland filmmakers Matt McCormick, Nick Peterson and Elijah Hasan. Filmmakers receive cash fellowships administered by the Northwest Film Center.
Like your cinema raw, fresh and homegrown? Kicking off this weekend is the 37th Northwest Film & Video Festival, which will deliver if you answered yes to that last sentence. The annual celebration will be just that. A celebration. Of new work by the premier media artists working in Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, Montana, and Idaho, showcasing 39 new films, 12 of which were singled out for special recognition by Gill Dennis, this year’s festival judge and Master-Filmmaker-in-Residence at the American Film Institute (also known for his screenplays for the dark, 40-plus-years-later sequel “Return to Oz” and the Johnny Cash biopic “Walk the Line,” among others).Continue reading... “Celebrate Local Talent: 37th NW Film & Video Festival”
EUGENE, OR. The DIVA Center, in Eugene, is calling for short film submissions (15 minutes or less) by Oregon filmmakers for entry in the Center’s 7th annual OpenLens Festival – January 28th, 29th, and 30th, 2011. The submission deadline is December 1st, 2010. For full information and submission process visit: http://openlens.proscenia.net/
The 2011 OpenLens festival is a celebration of the independent spirit in filmmaking and encourages Oregon filmmakers who make short films to enter. This annual event is dedicated to showcasing new films and providing the opportunity for film artists to network during the three day event. Continue reading... “Call For Short Films – OpenLens Festival 2011”