Doc Camp is an annual, 4-day professional development retreat that brings working documentary filmmakers to Silver Falls State Park for screenings, workshops, panel discussions, networking events, and a chance to share their own work. Attendees are given a unique opportunity to leave the often-isolating world of documentary filmmaking behind, and gather in the beautiful woods of Oregon to develop their professional networks with peers from around the country. Continue reading... “Oregon Doc Camp Fellowships – Application Period Now Open”
“As a filmmaker, sound engineer, editor, and producer, Frederick Wiseman is tireless in his pursuits and relentless in his exploration…” – Paris Review
Oregon Doc Camp, a program of NW Documentary, gathers established and emerging documentary filmmakers at Silver Falls State Park for a four day retreat. The program attracts accomplished speakers from around the country, including last year’s keynote, Laura Nix, whose short documentary Walk, Run, Cha Cha was nominated for a 2020 Academy Award. This year NW Documentary welcomes the legendary documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman.
For your consideration – a NW documentary from Seattle based filmmaker Jeff Unay that explores the dramatic “real life Rocky” struggle of Seattle MMA fighter Joe Carman. A rare Portland screening brings this well reviewed and well traveled doco (which saw theatrical release after making the rounds at the Bend Film Fest among others) to the NW Film Center/Whitsell auditorium, May 10th at 7pm. Unay will be in attendance!
NW Documentary’s D.I.Y. workshop series prepares you to write, direct, shoot, and edit your own short documentary! No prior filmmaking experience necessary. Sign up before May 25 to save 15% : use coupon code EARLY-BIRD at checkout