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Split Ends

Directed by Joanna Priestley

Abstract compositions inspired by vintage wallpaper and wrapping paper stimulate a collective memory of youthful self-hypnosis and visual absorption.

Bottle Neck

Directed by Joanna Priestley

A veteran animator gives us a jazzy vision of figures hovering between abstraction and definition amidst luminous imaginary landscapes.

Missed Aches

Directed by Joanna Priestley

A witty commentary on ignorance, idiocy and over- reliance on spell check.

Northwest Tracking: Trailblazing Women of Independent Animation

Directed by Gail Noonan, Rose Bond, Marilyn Zornado, Ruth Hayes, Joan Gratz, Joanna Priestley

As a preview of the Film Center’s post-festival Northwest Tracking series showcasing six independent animation innovators, we are  pleased to

Wed, Dec 6

An Evening With Joanna Priestley

Directed by Joanna Priestley

Starting her career as a film presenter in Central Oregon, Priestley made her first films using rubber stamps and sand

Women in Film Portland Member Screening

Directed by Marilyn Zornado, Joan Gratz, Joanna Priestley

The Northwest Film Center is proud to present a screening of films from members of the meet up group Women

Animation By Design

Directed by Various

Presented in association with Design Week Portland, this short program of abstract animation features a variety of diverse work by