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HouseSpecial’s Jailbreak Takes Best Picture at We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival

HouseSpecial’s Jailbreak Takes Best Picture at We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival

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Submitted by HouseSpecial – Check out HouseSpecial’s website here. [August 28, 2017: Baker City, OR.] HouseSpecial took home the award for Best Picture at the We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival held on August 17-20, 2017 in Baker City, Oregon. Aaron Sorenson wrote and directed the winning stop-motion film, Jailbreak, which was shot in black […]

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Warhol Goes Boom

Warhol Goes Boom

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OMPA Member, Lower Boom has been busy and we want to film you in…I mean FILL you in on what we’ve been up to of late. First of all…we hope to see you at the Portland Art Museum this Sunday, October 30th.  Lower Boom will be filming new Warhol-inspired Screen Tests from 1- 2:30 pm, adjacent […]

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AGE OF VANISHMENT PART 3 PREMIERE:

AGE OF VANISHMENT PART 3 PREMIERE:

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On October 30th, 2016 at 3:00PM the Clinton Street Theater will host Katie O’Grady’s (Portlandia, GRIMM) Acting for Kids & Teens third installment of the film Age of Vanishment. Following the premiere, students will attend a Halloween costume party to celebrate the completion of the trilogy.  This is the 9th film Katie has teamed up […]

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The 42nd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival Audience Awards

The 42nd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival Audience Awards

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The Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, presented by the Northwest Film Center in Portland, Oregon, has determined the Audience Award-winning films for this year’s festival. The resounding winner for Favorite Narrative Feature, determined from audience balloting at the festival, is The Tree Inside by Vancouver, B.C.-based filmmakers Michelle Kim and Rob Leickner. The Audience Award for Favorite Documentary Feature went to Make Mine Country by Portland filmmaker […]

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Call for Submissions for Kids’ Film Festival

Call for Submissions for Kids’ Film Festival

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On February 21, 2016, Portland Community Media will host a kids’ film festival, the 90-Second Newbery. Kid filmmakers are invited to create and submit 90-second film adaptations of Newbery Award-winning books. Workshops are available to help prepare a submission. Upcoming Classes for Youth at Portland Community Media: Jan. 6–20: In the Newbery in 90 Seconds workshop, youth 8 to 12 can craft submissions for […]

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Oregon Actor Awards Attracts Glitz and Glamour

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On November 23rd, members of Oregon’s quickly growing media production industry gathered at Portland Center Stage for the Oregon Actor Awards. Presented by the Oregon Media Production Association, the event honored the best local performances for dramatic and commercial work, as well as giving a community service award to an individual or entity for going above and beyond the call of duty to support, promote, […]

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AIFF Varsity World Film Week Report

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The 26th Annual Varsity World Film Week, co-presented by AIFF and Coming Attractions Theatres, Inc. took place October 2–8, 2015. Attendance was up 40% from last year. Many patrons took advantage of the awesome Passport discount cards, to see at least six films during the week. Enthusiastic, engaged crowds filled the theaters to enjoy live music from the New Autonomous Folksingers, to meet our visiting […]

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Announcing The Northwest Filmmakers’ Expo

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The Northwest Film Center is excited to announce an innovative new addition to this year’s Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival. To complement the festival, the very first Northwest Filmmakers’ Expo will bring together buyers and users of filmmaking equipment and services with top regional and international vendors offering a hands-on look at their latest technology and the multitude of filmmaking resources available. Already confirmed vendors include Canon, Zeiss, […]

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NW Film Center Presents 42nd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

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The Northwest Film Center is proud to announce the lineup for its 42nd annual survey of new work by regional media artists, the Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival (formerly the Northwest Film & Video Festival), which takes place November 12-18, 2015. This year’s Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival (NWFest42) presents 45+ short and feature films from filmmakers across the Northwest, selected by guest Festival judge Steve Anker. Anker […]

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