Portlanders: Host a filmmaker

The 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. 


Creators Spotlight: Meet Alicia J. Rose

Alicia 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… Continue Reading





Portlanders: Host a filmmaker or two!

The 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. 


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.


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. 


FREE Spirit Awards Watch Party on Feb 27th

The Portland Film Festival is excited to host and sponsor a Portland Watch Party of the 2016 Independent Film Spirit Awards on February 27th at 2pm.


Submit TODAY: Feb 5th Deadline for Submissions

Submit your project today—February 5th, 2016 is the final deadline for early bird savings. It won’t get any cheaper to submit your film to the Portland Film Festival.