2015 Ric Jones Volunteer Award Announced

Volunteer Ninjas: Adam Bailey, Director of Technology & Sean Conley, Winner of the 2015 Ric Jones Volunteer Award

The winner of the inaugural year of the Ric Jones Award is Sean Conley. Sean volunteered before and during the festival with the video crew. He was responsible for taping all the major events with his team led by Director of Technology, Adam Bailey.

Workshops, Panels and More, Oh My

Need help turning your passion into a profession? Or your skills into a high-paying craft? The 2015 Portland Film Festival is offering over 70 intensive workshops, panels and networking opportunities geared specifically to the challenges facing actors, screenwriters and filmmakers today.

Not for women only!

Two great opportunities to see, meet and hear how successful filmmakers bring profound stories to light!  Take charge of your career.  

Industry Pass: Rush into everything #PDXFF15

Every year, more and more industry is coming to Portland Film Festival to make connections, see movies, attend workshops, panels and classes. This year, we are rolling out a pass exclusive to members of the film, television, internet and video industries—the industry pass and it’s now on sale!

Screenwriting Conference Pass on Sale Now

At the heart of every great film is a story—and screenwriting is its core. The Portland Film Festival has partnered with Willamette Writers Group, one of the West Coast’s oldest writing organizations, to offer a variety of educational opportunities.

Actor’s Conference Pass Now on Sale

Whether you’re a thespian on the verge of fame and fortune, or a diamond in the rough in search of your first acting break, the Portland Film Festival’s 2015 ACTOR’S PASS is now on sale.

Zombie Day Apocalypse on Labor Day

Entertainment Weeekly announced the Portland Film Festival’s Guinness World Record event Zombie Day. Under the direction of George C. Romero, son of iconic horror director George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead), the record-setting event will be held in Portland, Oregon on Labor Day, Monday, September 7th.