Join us for the official launch of Top Secret Club 2023! An evening for us to gather, workshop new projects, network, and celebrate our writing, acting, filmmaking, and theater communities. Monday 2/27 @portlandcenterstage at the armory in the Ellen Bye Studio. Free to attend! Doors at 6:30!
We are thrilled to announce our first two writers and their projects: Ajai Tripathi’s play “The Rainbow Passage” and AR Nicholas screenplay “Old Ladies Find Money” will be featured through a live table read and facilitated feedback session.
Before Lara Croft, before MR. & MRS. SMITH, even before GIRL, INTERRUPTED, Angelina Jolie came to Portland to appear in one of her earliest films. She makes a dramatic entrance to save Rilo Kiley’s Jenny Lewis from a predatory high school teacher in this poignant adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ story. Suspended after a handwritten note goes viral in the pre-Tik Tok days, Jolie’s Legs Sadovsky brings together a disparate group of young women in an abandoned house in mid 1990’s Portland. Continue reading... “#OregonMade Film Series: Angelina Jolie in “Foxfire” – March 2”
After over two excruciatingly long years, the Oregon-made film Earthlings from Portland filmmaker Steven Doughton and producer Jacqueline Gault will get its World Premiere as the only US film in the 2023 International Competition at the 2023 Goteborg International Film Festival on February 2nd in Goteborg, Sweden.
Calling all mid-level to advanced screenwriters and playwrights to submit projects in late stage development to Open Call for Top Secret Club 2023!
Top Secret Club is a bimonthly script development and networking event for the film and theatre community that will host table reads in front of a live audience with local actors, screenwriters, and playwrights. The table reads will be followed by a facilitated feedback session, and a community social hour.
Over the course of 2023 there will be 6 Top Secret Club events.
On Monday October 24, 2022, Viggo Mortensen walks the titular path with son Kodi Smit McPhee trying escape fires, famine, road warriors, cannibals and the memory of Charlize Theron in this post-apocalyptic road movie adapted from the Cormac McCarthy Novel as part of the #OregonMade Film Series at the Hollywood Theatre.
Next up at our #OregonMade Film Series at The Hollywood Theatre is Spirit Award winning “Mean Creek.” The screening is August 17 at 730p. Writer/Director Jacob Estes and Producer Susan Johnson will be in attendance for a Q+A after the film and we will be screening their personal 35mm print. This screening is free to all Hollywood Theatre members.
Since 2016, the Hollywood Theatre has partnered with the Oregon State Parks Department and Oregon Film to produce a series of outdoor screenings. This year, we’re celebrating 100 years of Oregon State Parks with four special screenings honoring the past, present, and future. We hope you’ll join us in celebrating the 100th anniversary of Oregon State Parks! Follow the fun online with #oregonstateparks100.
This year’s line up includes: Jurassic Park, Mars Attacks!, Back to the Future Part II and Encanto.