DIVA Center to Host “Flickering Images and Silver Screens” Open House Showcasing Area Film Community

Eugene, OR. “Flickering Images and Silver Screens” is the theme of a special DIVA Center open house event during the First Friday Art Walk from 5:30PM to 8:00 PM on August 6th.  The Center will be hosting an informational evening showcasing many of the area’s film organizations that present film festivals, teach about film, and promote professional film, video, and media arts production. Continue reading... “DIVA Center to Host “Flickering Images and Silver Screens” Open House Showcasing Area Film Community”

La Grande Summer Film Project: Community Filmmaking Opportunity

La  Grande Summer Film Project

Eastern Oregon Film Festival in conjunction with Crossing the Blues: La Grande Summer Festival is pleased to present the 3rd annual La Grande Summer Film Project. The project will kick off on Friday August 13th, with a Night Life social event at White House Coffee (1702 Fourth Street). Teams will be identified, organized, and specific criteria for their film will be given. After the participants have had a chance to “schmooze”, ACTION will be called at 9:00pm – and the filmmakers have 48 hours to deliver their final project. Continue reading... “La Grande Summer Film Project: Community Filmmaking Opportunity”

Youth Silent Film Festival Awards Screening

Ever find yourself pining for the days of F.W. Murnau and D.W. Griffith? This week at the Hollywood Theater in Portland, young film makers from around the Pacific Northwest celebrated the 100th anniversary of the “Mighty Wurlitzer” theater organ by producing over 50 silent film shorts. The theater organ’s squealing melodies provided more than just an accompaniment –students based their videos on one of several 3-minute scores composed by organist Nathan Avakian. Genres varied, but silent film stalwarts like horror, slapstick and heist flicks dominated the screen. Continue reading... “Youth Silent Film Festival Awards Screening”

Special Presentation: “Arráncame la Vida”

The Portland Latin American Film Festival invites you to join director Roberto Sneider for a special presentation of the award winning Mexican film Tear this Heart Out (Arráncame la Vida),  Thursday May 27th,2010 at 7:00 PM at the Hollywood Theatre (4122 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland, Or.) Continue reading... “Special Presentation: “Arráncame la Vida””

Sprout Film Festival in Eugene, Oregon

There are many talented movie makers out there and a growing number of those individuals are people with disabilities.  Full Access is an agency in Oregon that helps provide services to people with disabilities.  Each year, for the past three, Full Access has brought the Sprout Film Festival to Eugene, Oregon as a way of educating the public. Take a look at this video to see why.

2010 Sprout Film Festival
Thursday, May 13th 5:30-9:00pm
at The Studio at the Hult Center
Tickets: $27 for Reception & Films or $12 for Films only
Tickets can be purchased at the Hult Center Box Office or online at www.hultcenter.org Continue reading... “Sprout Film Festival in Eugene, Oregon”

University of Oregon to Host Cinema Pacific Film Festival

In two weeks, the University of Oregon is hosting their first major film festival in Eugene entitled Cinema Pacific http://cinemapacific.uoregon.edu/.  Festival Director Richard Herskowitz has already effectively recruited several U of O alums who work as studio execs in Los Angeles to serve on his advisory board.  Below is some information about the festival. Continue reading... “University of Oregon to Host Cinema Pacific Film Festival”

"Calvin Marshall" – Behind the Scenes

“Calvin Marshall,” filmed in Ashland, Oregon in late 2007 has now hit the festival circuit.

The producers have come up with a very clever and innovative way to market the film.  Below are a few links to Youtube clips that show behind the scenes footage of the film.  At the end of each clip you are provided a password and a website address (calvinmarshall.com).  At the website you can then watch the finished scene covered in the Youtube footage.  Continue reading... “"Calvin Marshall" – Behind the Scenes”