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.


Get your Portland Film Festival Pass Now

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.


Host a filmmaker

The Portland Film Festival is currently seeking homestays for visiting filmmakers this September 1-7. Housing is needed from August 30th to September 8th, although individual needs will vary.


Fun Happens in Portland

The official mantra of the 2015 Portland Film Festival, “Fun Happens” draws upon the public’s love for Portland and the many activities, parties and film screenings planned for the city-wide festival, scheduled for September 1-7.


MUSICIANS: Apply to Showcase at PDXFF15

Artist applications for the 2015 Portland Film Festival are now open. Showcasing at PDXFF15 means performing in one of Portland’s famous live music venues, festival theaters, outdoor parks, rooftops and more


Programming Q&A with Portland Film Festival

We sat down with Executive Director of the Portland Film Festival, Josh Leake, and Director of Programming, Jason De Parrie-Turner, to talk to them about submitting to the festival, MovieMaker Magazine, called “one of the coolest film festivals in the world.”


Portland Makes Top 50 List

The Portland Film Festival is excited to announce its inclusion in the Moviemaker Magazine list of “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee.” 


De Parrie-Turner Takes Over Programming Reigns

With the departure of former Director of Programming, Don Andrews, to shoot and develop his TV series pilot, “The Winnebago Man” in New Mexico, long-time festival volunteer and “Encore IndieFilm Showcase” Director and Founder, Jason de Parrie-Turner is stepping up to fill the vacancy.