Ashland, Bend + Portland Film Fests Again Make MovieMaker’s “Best 50 Film Fests Worth The Entry Fee”

Ashland International Film Festival, BendFilm, and Portland Film Festival all made the cut for the MovieMaker 2018 “50 Best Film Festivals Worth The Entry Fee.” Here is what MM had to say about each: AIFF: “Submitting to screen at this five-day Southern Oregon fest comes with the promise that your film will be viewed and […]

VFX Roundtable At Portland Film Fest!

A great afternoon is shaping up for local visual effects and animation artists + fans.  Join us for a roundtable style discussion of the current state of visual effects filmmaking!  Welcome three VFX Supervisors well known throughout the industry:  3 time Oscar winner Jim Rygiel (Lord of the Rings, Godzilla), Sue Rowe (The Maze Runner, […]

A Zombie-Short-Film-Guinness-Attempt Comes to Portland

On the streets of Portland, Ore., on Monday, Sept. 7, while the rest of the country will be celebrating Labor Day, the Portland Film Festival will be ringing in Zombie Day Apocalypse. And what better way to celebrate than with a record-setting event.

ALL THE WILDERNESS Opening in Portland

Thanks to Josh Leake, Portland Film Festival and OMPA for coordinating and co-hosting the event – and Screen Media Films for releasing it. And congrats to Writer/Director Michael Johnson and the entire cast & crew. Looking forward to seeing it. http://pdx.to/2v

Portland Film Festival Makes 25 Best List

MovieMaker Magazine’s Fall 2014 issue hit newsstands around the U.S. and Canada this week. It presents MovieMaker’s annual list of the 25 best cinematic celebrations in the world, as selected by people like critic Elvis Mitchell, Emily Best of film site Seed & Spark, Thom Powers from the Toronto International Film Festival and the Sundance Doc Club, Dennis Dembia […]