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.  

Join us today only for these FREE events:

4 pm – 6 pmWOMEN IN FILM PANEL featuring Lara Cuddy, Leslie Dixon, Megan Griffiths, Ryon Lane and Leslie Waldman—moderated by Alexandra Blatt.  FREE ADMISSION. Pacific NW College of Art, 511 NW Broadway (in the Pearl District).

6 pm – 7 pm:  WOMEN IN FILM NETWORKING.  It’s a party!  Same location.

Both events are open to the public. Come out and see what’s going on in the film industry!

The Portland Film Festival has partnered with the local chapter of Women in Film and the global event #directedbyWomen. Women in Film is the Portland chapter of a worldwide organization that elevates women in film through education, outreach and professional development. #DirectedbyWomen is a 15 day worldwide film viewing party encouraging film lovers to relish women directors and their work, held September 1-15, 2015.

Some of the films showcased by #directedbywomen at the Portland Film Festival include:

Features:

Angel Azul – Marcelina Cravat

Angkor’s Children – Lauren Shaw

Arova – Colleen Laeger

As Good As You – Heather de Michele

Batkid Begins – Dana Nachman

Drama – Sophie Mathisen

GameLoading – Anna Brady & Lester Francois

I Am Thalente – Natalie Johns

Kinderwald – Lise Raven

Kings of Kalstadt – Simone Wendel

Tyke Elephant Outlaw – Susan Lambert &

Stefan Moore

Lost & Found – Nicolina Lanni & John Choi

Mirabilis – Clara Martinez-Lazaro Alameda

Odd Brodsky – Cindy Baer

OLD?! – Katherine P. Roselli

Yosemite – Gabrielle Demeestere

Welcome to the Circus – Courtney Coulson

 

Shorts:

ACE

Bait and Switch

Boxedora

Casey and the Death

Pool

The Importance of Lios

Cotton Candy

D. Asian

Heartwood

Hursit

Ignatious

Cat Bird Coyote

Living with Coyote

Myanmar

No Birds Sing

No Breath Play

Love in the Time of

March Madness

Elder

Love in a Disabled Toilet

Juniper

Facets

PS 432

Primrose

Rodeo Dog

Scratchers

The Blind Date

Time Space Refl ections

Xenos

Your Hands

 

 

 

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Portlanders: Host a filmmaker

Host a filmmaker during the film festivalThe Portland Film Festival is currently seeking homestays for visiting filmmakers for the 2016 Portland Film Festival. Housing is needed from August 29th to September 5th, although individual needs will vary. 

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Creators Spotlight: Meet Alicia J. Rose

Alicia RoseAlicia J. Rose relocated to Portland over 20 years ago. She was a founding booker at the Doug Fir venue and built a robust professional portfolio, ranging from marketing/promotions, to portrait photography, to directing music videos for the likes of Cake and Mastodon. Alongside these experiences, she steadily pieced together plans for her first web series: The Benefits of Gusbandry.

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ON SALE NOW: Early-bird Passes for 2016 Portland Film Festival

Early-bird passes are now on sale for the 2016 Portland Film Festival. The early-bird prices will end soon. The eight-day festival and filmmaker conference will be held this August 29th to September 5th.

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LAST DAY TO VOTE: Best film festival in Portland

Portland publication Willamette Week has selected the Portland Film Festival as a nominee for Best Film Festival in Portland. Voting ends May 30th.

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DEADLINE: Submissions to Portland Film Festival Close Tonight!

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With the amount of filmmakers requesting deadline extensions, we’ve decided to extend our final deadline to May 31st at midnight for inclusion in the 2016 Portland Film Festival.

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Portlanders: Host a filmmaker or two!

Host a filmmaker during the film festivalThe Portland Film Festival is currently seeking homestays for visiting filmmakers for the 2016 Portland Film Festival. Housing is needed from August 27th to September 6th, although individual needs will vary. 

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Portland Film Festival Volunteer Faire & Social

Our annual Volunteer Faire will be held on May 19th at Pro Photo Supply Event Center. Learn more about the film festival and meet the people and volunteers that make our festival one of the best in world according to MovieMaker Magazine.

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Star Wars Screening & Celebration on May 4th

Portland Film Festival is hosting a celebration of Star Wars Day (May the 4th) with a program of new “Star Wars” fan films, costume contest and raffle for “Star Wars” related merchandise from the 90s, followed by a screening of “The Force Awakens.” 

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SUBMIT NOW: May 20th Submission Deadline

Shorts, features, documentaries, narratives, midnight madness, screenplays, transmedia, virtual reality and music videos are just a few categories with a May 20th deadline remaining for inclusion in the 2016 Portland Film Festival. 

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