KINO Short Film Fest Open for Submissions

KINO is excited to share with Oregon filmmakers the KINO Short Film Fest. Proudly sponsored by Panavision and Final Draft. Top prizes include the Judge’s Choice Award of $25,000 and the People’s Choice Award of $5,000. Filmmakers also have the chance for KINO (a Film Finance Company) to transform their short film (or another idea) into a full-length feature film. No other film festival offers this.

Additional industry prizes include: The Panavision Award for Cinematography and the Final Draft Award for the Most Original Script, with a series of other awards to also be distributed. Continue reading... “KINO Short Film Fest Open for Submissions”

My First Full Length Documentary On Newberry Volcanic Monument

Hi there!

I have been making short nature documentaries on youtube for a while. I am almost finished with my first full-length documentary. So much work has gone into this one. It will explore the volcanic history of Newberry Volcanic Monument. I plan to do an online premiere on August 28th at 7 pm on YouTube.

One thing I might like to do is submit it to any Oregon documentary film festivals. Would love to chat with anyone about the project. Continue reading... “My First Full Length Documentary On Newberry Volcanic Monument”

Portland Indie LGBTQ Doc “Who’s on Top?” asks for your help!

“Who’s on Top? LGBTQs Summit Mt. Hood” is the emotional story of members of the LGBTQ community who challenge stereotypes about gender and sexuality and demonstrate their diverse journeys in overcoming physical and figurative mountains.

On behalf of the entire team, we ask you to please help support the film either through sharing this campaign on your social media pages and/or making a tax deductible pledge to the project:

 

 

Thanks in advance for your support and see you at the top! Continue reading... “Portland Indie LGBTQ Doc “Who’s on Top?” asks for your help!”

WORKSHOP: Make a Documentary In Virtual Reality!

Create your own Virtual Reality / 360 Documentary!

Starts October 30!

NW Documentary is excited to be launching our DIY VR/360 Documentary program. This is the only program of its kind in Oregon.

Use the code “PDXFF” to get $50 off the workshop!   

Guided by experts in the field, this 5-week program will give you a solid foundation of immersive storytelling, shooting, and editing 360 documentaries. You will finish the course with an understanding of fundamental camera techniques, the stitching workflow, editing, and choreography between scenes in a 360 space. Continue reading... “WORKSHOP: Make a Documentary In Virtual Reality!”

Upcoming Wildlife Mini-Series aims to change how we see the natural world

Have you ever wanted to stand eye to eye with an elephant, or watch as a tiger slowly walks past you?  Or maybe you dream is to swim

with a manta ray, or see the frozen tundras of the north? Well, good news, one team is working to make this a new type of reality, and they intend to share these experiences with the world.

Based in Salem, Oregon, All Around Productions is taking aim at how we view, and experience our natural world.   Continue reading... “Upcoming Wildlife Mini-Series aims to change how we see the natural world”

DIY Workshops at NW Documentary

DIY Documentary is NW Documentary’s flagship course: a 10-week journey to create a short film from start to finish. We welcome students ages 15 and up with all levels experience to tell a story that is meaningful to them, expressing their personal vision and style using the latest digital tools. Supplementary Editing coursework (Premiere or Final Cut X) and Camera/Lighting courses support the DIY student in achieving their vision. The class culminates in a screening of DIY films at the Clinton Street Theatre. Continue reading... “DIY Workshops at NW Documentary”

“On Paper Wings” With Director Ilana Sol & Oregon Historical Society

ON PAPER WINGS_croppedThe Hollywood Theatre’s Movies for Grownups series, sponsored by AARP Oregon, presents the documentary ON PAPER WINGS, screening on Saturday, May 30 at 2:30pm!  Advance tickets are available here.

In the spring of 1945, a Japanese balloon bomb claimed the lives of the only people killed in the continental United States as a result of enemy action during World War II.  Forty years later, the decision to fold a thousand paper cranes would unite the Japanese and American civilians who were involved in and affected by this incident.   Continue reading... ““On Paper Wings” With Director Ilana Sol & Oregon Historical Society”

Premiere Screening of Project Viewfinder – Presented by NW Film Center

Join us for an evening of poignant short films, about the myths and realities of homelessness, created by young adults transitioning from struggle to self-sufficiency. Mentored by Northwest Film Center faculty for the last three months, the youth have worked in front of and behind the camera to tell these personal stories of struggle and hope for the future. Many of the young filmmakers will be in attendance to reflect on their experience and take questions from the audience.

Preceded by a pre-film reception at 5 p.m. Continue reading... “Premiere Screening of Project Viewfinder – Presented by NW Film Center”

Jumpercut Goes To SxSW: Monday

We’ve been having quite a week here at SXSW! It is absolutely insane how DENSE this event is. Everyone taking part in SX is just going about their own business and probably only hitting up about 15% of the events available to badge holders, ourselves included.
On Monday, we split up our 5 man team to cover more ground and go about our networking, promoting, and general experiencing (and capturing) of SXSW. here is a link to our vlog activity: http://d1u7aelnb7b19r.cloudfront.net/21375560-1417-47e0-a91d-1047800db558.mp4 Continue reading... “Jumpercut Goes To SxSW: Monday”