Hawai’i ‘Lava Drama’ Road Film STOKE Premieres In Portland On July 26, Directors In Attendance

Shot on Hawai’i island, the location of the tumultuous volcanic activity during the summer of 2018, Stoke follows an entitled tourist who hires two wannabe tour guides to take her to the Kilauea volcano, exploring themes of impermanence, grief, and reverence to nature.

New Stop-Motion Independent Film celebrating the iconic Oregon wolf named Journey

The short film Nowheres Wolf: A Call Not Answered is inspired by the life of Oregon’s famous wolf named Journey, aka OR-7. The film is mid-production and starting to take off, hitting some heartfelt points in the film and animation industry including developing non-toxic building materials for artists and makers as well as advocating for […]

Live Production Workshops w/ Scholarships for Women in Film

Curious Comedy Theater has four upcoming video production intensive workshops for live video production! These are single workshops with four separate opportunities for it to fit into your schedule. This intensive is taught by Luke Zwanziger and will give you an overview of the production gear in the live video studio at Curious Comedy Theater. In […]

Portland Art Museum and Northwest Film Center Announce New Northwest Film Center Director and Curator

The Portland Art Museum and Northwest Film Center are pleased to announce that Amy Dotson will be the next director of the Northwest Film Center. Dotson comes to the Film Center from the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the oldest and largest organization in the United States championing the future of storytelling on all platforms, where […]

ISA PDX Third Thursdays March 21st As A Double Feature!

ISA PDX Third Thursdays March 21st is a DOUBLE FEATURE! — With two guest speakers, producers Janice Williams and Darren Demetre! It’s a real coup to have these two seasoned producers at ISA PDX. Janice and Darren have worked together on several projects, including CONFIRMATION and THE FINAL GIRLS. Between them, they have scores of […]

ISA PDX 3rd Thursdays 2/21

Screenwriters & Filmmakers —  Meet Irene Taylor-Brodsky at ISA Third Thursdays PDX – 2/21! This month’s mixer for Portland area screenwriters and filmmakers features guest speaker Oscar-nominated, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker IRENE TAYLOR-BRODSKY, just back from screening her latest film at Sundance! Known for her strong sense of story, Irene’s credits include Hear and […]

MovieMaker Magazine Votes Portland #14 In Best Places To Live & Work As A Moviemaker: Big Cities

Yet again Portland makes onto MovieMaker’s, “Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker” – congrats! Here is what MM had to say: 14. Portland, Oregon “Without the new regional tax incentive, which gives an additional rebate back to productions shooting outside of Portland proper, I don’t think we could’ve made this film,” says […]

POWGirls Announces Three Workshops For Spring And Summer 2019

The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival is excited to announce the POWGirls workshops for spring and summer of 2019. The POWGirls Media Education Program launched in March of 2014 and has hosted thirteen successful workshops, producing 19 films and serving over 100 girls and non-binary youth in the Portland metro area. Our mission is to […]

WORKING LUNCH Short Film by Shilpa Sunthankar to have Portland Premiere

Portland, Oregon – December 3, 2018 – The much anticipated short film, WORKING LUNCH, by Portland-based Director and Producer, Shilpa Sunthankar, is set to have the Portland Premiere on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at The Whitsell Auditorium. Director Shilpa Sunthankar will be in attendance.The film previously had a successful world premiere at the 19th Annual […]

Oregon Casting Directors Eryn Goodman & Lana Veenker Nominated For International Casting Director Award

  In case you missed it, earlier this month, our own Eryn Goodman and Lana Veenker were nominated–alongside L.A. Casting Director Heidi Levitt–for the 2018 International Casting Director Award for “Bad Samaritan,”directed by Dean Devlin!   Lana was on hand at Sarajevo Film Festival for the Award Ceremony, and also helped her fellow International Casting […]