BendFilm Opens Next Week!

Connect, explore and escape with us! We look forward to kicking off our most unconventional festival yet on October 8 and thank you for coming along on this journey to foster connection through the power of film.  While the BendFilm Festival will look different from past years, we continue to believe strongly in the power of […]

Outdoor Adventure Film Grant 2021 – Winner Announced!

The fourth annual Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – “Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone” (OAFG21) is pleased to announce the winning application, entitled, “You Go Girl.” Oregon’s open spaces and outdoor pursuits are for all Americans and visitors, yet there is a well-documented inequity in America that is deeply rooted in our shared cultural history, and as a […]

Ashland Independent Film Festival: Varsity World Film Week

The Ashland Independent Film Festival is expanding Varsity World Film Week, its annual fall festival of new international films, into a two-week “Varsity World Film Weeks – Virtual Edition.” The festival will run online from Oct. 2 through Oct. 15 via the organization’s website:, and is co-sponsored with Coming Attractions Theatres. Thirteen film selections […]

Oregon Scream Week – Horror Short Film Festival

October 8-10 will bring screenings of over 100 short horror, dark sci fi, dark animation and horror comedy films at the Sunshine Mill Winery and Drive-Up Theater as part of the Oregon Scream Week. This is a live outdoor screening you can enjoy from the comfort of your own vehicle. Masks are required if you […]

2020 POW Film Fest – Local Edition – is ON!

The 2020 POW Film Fest – Local Edition will take place virtually Thursday October 1st! All proceeds from the ticket sales of this event will benefit The Clinton Street Theater. POW Film Fest is Portland’s premiere film festival showcasing films directed by women and non-binary filmmakers. Now in its 13th year, the festival features the […]

#OregonMade Feature Film “Alone” Releases Tomorrow (Sept. 18)

The #OregonMade feature film ALONE is releasing tomorrow on over 170 screens (roughly 50 drive-ins), as well as on VOD. Set in the Pacific Northwest wilderness, the film follows recently widowed Jessica who, fleeing the city in a desperate attempt to cope, is kidnapped and locked away in a mysterious man’s cabin. Her escape from […]

BendFilm Presents: $7,500 BIPOC Womxn Film Grant

BendFilm is offering a $7,500 production grant for BIPOC Womxn artists. TIMELINE / DEADLINES: Grant application launches Wednesday, August 26 Application due Wednesday, September 23. BendFilm will notify finalists on October 1. Live pitches will take place during the BendFilm Festival October 8 – 25 Simple application: HTTPS://FORMS.GLE/YEJX8NNA1HMDNF368 On-screen representation affects cultural understanding of BIPOC, […]

Picture This: LED Volume Live Compositing Utilizing Unreal Engine

Using Unreal Engine, OptiTrack motion tracking systems and full frame camera sensors Picture This are now able to change time of day, camera POV and set locations in minutes. All with realistic parallax in the backgrounds. Multiple locations are now possible without company moves. Volume back wall is 2.6mm with 12 foot side walls and […]

Schedule announced for KIFF2020

FF2020 is the premier Oregon-centric film festival. Categories include documentaries, feature-length films, shorts, and student films — all made in Oregon or by Oregon filmmakers. After an exhaustive judging and selection process, we are coming down the final stretch  to the 2020 Klamath Independent Film Festival. The eighth annual festival will be quite different than years past, but […]

#EOFF2020 Official Selections Announcement & Update

Eastern Oregon Film Festival will be celebrating its eleventh year of independent film and music programming VIA La Grande, Oregon on October 22-24, 2020. This year EOFF joins a trend that we are all becoming more accustomed to – virtual cinema. Working with Eventive, an event management platform, EOFF now has the means to deliver this year’s […]