Early bird passes are now on sale for the 2015 Portland Film Festival, September 1-7, named one of the “25 coolest film festivals in the world,” by MovieMaker Magazine.
In 2014, the festival screened more independent films than any other in the state with over 247 visiting filmmakers, cast and crew representing their films to the over 23k attending audience.
This year, the festival will screen over 160 films throughout the city. Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, declared Portland as “the city of film,” during the week-long festival. With support from the Oregon Governor’s Office of Film, Oregon Film, OMPA, IATSE, SAG AFTRA and other local film related organizations, the festival will surely be one not to miss.
Executive Director Josh Leake added “our slate of films and the stories that our Director of Programming, Jason De Parrier-Turner selected are outstanding. I can’t wait to share. And don’t miss any of the 75+ workshops, panels, classes, parties, networking events and special screenings.” This year’s festival brought in over 2500 submissions—almost doubling last year’s submissions.
Don’t miss out on Oregon’s biggest film-and-fun extravaganza. Get your passes now before single tickets go on sale!