Portland publication Willamette Week has selected the Portland Film Festival as a nominee for Best Film Festival in Portland. Voting ends May 30th.
The Portland Film Festival is Oregon’s largest attended filmmaker festival stretching over 8 days with movies, workshops, classes, networking, parties and more. It was selected as one of the 25 coolest film festivals in the world by MovieMaker Magazine.
This year’s event is scheduled August 29th through September 5th. Last year, over 400 selected filmmakers, cast and crew from around the globe flew into Portland to celebrate over 226 selected films. Over 1300 film industry and executives attended with more than 18k general audience members to help cement the festival as the largest industry event in Oregon. The 501(c)3 non profit held over 99 workshops and classes making it also the largest film education event in the Northwest.
Tickets for the 2016 event kicked off on May 27th, including all-access, student, industry and workshop passes. Individual classes and films will be announced over the next 60 days.
Support independent filmmakers and the festival that supports filmmakers in Portland by voting for the Portland Film Festival as the best festival in Portland. Other festivals nominated include: Portland International, HUMP, Filmed by Bike and POW Fest.
VOTE TODAY for the Portland Film Festival under the Arts & Culture section of the ballot and vote Portland Film Festival (3rd selection)—not international. Voting ends on Tuesday, May 31st.