Local Story, National Impact: Living An American Dream Film

New director, Clare McKay graduated with a bachelors in Communications Media from a University in San Diego County and moved back to her home in Juntura, Oregon to pursue her dream as a filmmaker. Though Oregon seemed an unlikely area for making movies she understood the basic idea behind “supply and demand”. Clare wanted to […]

Sneak Peek For Shrill S2 – Premiering January 24th

Hulu released a new trailer for the second season of “Shrill” (based on Lindy West’s bestselling 2016 memoir, Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman).  You can watch the premiere January 24th for this 8 episode season.  Aidy Bryant stars as Annie, “a fat young woman who wants to change her life — but not her […]

Kelly Reichardt’s #OregonMade “First Cow” – In Theaters March 6th

“First Cow,” shot entirely on location in Oregon last year.  “A taciturn loner and skilled cook (John Magaro) has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant (Orion Lee) also seeking his fortune; soon the two collaborate on a successful business, […]

Award-Winning Locally Produced Feature Film, My Summer As A Goth, Returns To Portland November 18-21, 2019

Sometimes you need to go to the darkside to see the light… After an award-winning,  multi-city festival run, Little Miss Anomaly Productions is proud to announce that Tara Johnson-Medinger’s directorial debut film, My Summer as a Goth will be returning to Portland November 18-21st as the next selection of The Portland Circuit. Tara Johnson-Medinger is […]

The Truth is out there! ISA Third Thursdays PDX 10/17 with XFiles writer!

Screenwriters & Filmmakers —  Another killer ISA THIRD THURSDAYS PDX this October 17th with guest speaker SARA B COOPER — TV/screenwriter with credits like X-Files, Sleepwalkers, Sanctuary, Continuum, Chicago Hope, House and more.   A truly rare opportunity to hang out with a very special screenwriter! WHEN: Thursday, October 17th – 7pm WHERE: NW Film […]

“First Cow” In Main Progam At The 46th Telluride Film Festival

The 46th Telluride Film Festival line up included in its main program the #OregonMade feature, “First Cow.”  The film is directed by Kelly Reichardt, based upon the novel by Jonathan Raymond (and written by Raymond and Reichardt) and produced by Neil Kopp, Anish Savjani and Vincent Savino. Many on the production team have worked together […]

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 […]