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”
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!”
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
Description: Entering its 7th year, Recording Resilience is a partnership between NW Documentary and the Dougy Center. This program serves teens who have tragically lost a loved one, by empowering them to create powerful video tributes about the person they lost. In the 5-day program, each student will write, narrate, and edit their own tribute documentary, using photos, music, and even original art.
This intensive program is filled with tears and laughter, bravery, sadness, healing. Each year, NW Documentary assembles a team of professional filmmakers, who have both the skills to help guide teens in the filmmaking process, as well as the empathy and courage to work one-on-one with inspiring teens. Continue reading... “Recording Resilience, Film Mentor”
Co-operative intern position working with non-profit organization and documentary production about gentrification in Portland, Ore.
This position will split time between work for NW Documentary Arts & Media and their in -house projects and working with the resident filmmaker of the Indie Doc Incubator program.
NW Documentary is a non-profit that practices, teaches, and shares the art of non-fiction storytelling. NW Doc offers post-production and photography classes and produces its own independent documentary productions. More at www.NWdocumentary.org
Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest), the Hollywood Theatre and NW Documentary are excited to announce “A Night with Barbara Kopple and Ellen Ratner,” taking place Friday, May4th 2012.
The evening includes a reception; director’s screening of A Force of Nature; and a live Q&A with Academy Award ® Winning Director, Kopple, as well as the subject of the film, philanthropist, Ellen Ratner.