CINE / SEEN is a short film festival showcasing the talents of filmmakers from PNW. We aim to highlight the unique perspective and films of underrepresented artists. Join us in creating a space for artistic celebration for us and by us here in Oregon.
Location: Hollywood Theatre
4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97212
Our industry thrives when we work together! Join us virtually on Tuesday, June 29, from 5-6:30pm to celebrate all of the advocacy accomplishments of the last six months, and the people who made them possible. Plus, stick around and chat with your peers. We’ll lead breakout rooms with conversation starters to help spark connection.Thank you, Portland Film Office, for sponsoring this virtual event!
In honor of Juneteenth—a holiday commemorating the freeing of slaves in 1865—OMPA is dedicating the space of our homepage to celebrating Black creators. From June 19-26, our homepage will be a vibrant mosaic of projects and stories from our Black community members. We’ll be promoting the takeover to the community at large, encouraging them to go explore.
Join us for a special conversation moderated by Wieden+Kennedy Creative Producer Tiffany Golden on the unique hurdles and obstacles faced by women and people of color in the creative/production industry. Networking to follow. Food & drinks included.
Date: Thursday, October 24
Location: Wieden+Kennedy, 224 NW 13th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209
by Georgia Luke
Last year, Cast Iron Studios and TNT–along with Act Now Studio and Scott Rogers Studios–hosted the first Northwest Talent Diversity Initiative. The 36-hour intensive acting course gave 32 performers of color the opportunity to hone their chops with two of Portland’s finest acting coaches and a myriad of guest speakers, at no cost to the actors.