BendFilm announced today the 75 short films selected to screen during the 18th annual BendFilm Festival running October 7 – 17, 2021.
New this year, BendFilm Festival is now recognized by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences® as one of 64 film festivals in the world (27 festivals in the USA) that is Oscar® qualifying for short films. Following the festival, BendFilm will submit the winning shorts in the following categories to be considered for Oscar® nominations: Best Narrative Short, Best Animated Short, and Best Indigenous Short. Continue reading... “BendFilm Announces Short Films Curated for 18th Annual BendFilm Festival”
2014 will be our 11th year and it will be our best year yet! The filmmaker is king at BendFilm. We offer cash prizes to our filmmakers. We provide free housing to all of our visiting filmmakers. And there are enough breweries to keep the party going until the wee hours. Continue reading... “Submit to BendFilm”
“We’re selling tickets earlier than ever this year and anticipate a great response from members and the general public. Buzz has been building about our films and parties, including the resurgence of a dance party, which will be held at our newest venue, the Cascade Theatrical Company, on Friday night of the festival featuring DJ Bryan Swett.”