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An Evening With Rose Bond

Leader of the Animated Arts program at the Pacific Northwest College of Art and a former NWFC student and faculty member, Bond first began animating by laboriously inking directly onto clear 35mm film strips in the tradition of such greats as Mary Ellen Butte and Norman McClaren. She has since pushed the realm of her hand-drawn animation even further from the screen and into the real world through installations and site-specific works. Films to be screened include:

Gaia’s Dream, (1982, 3min)

Nexus, (1984, 6min)

Macha’s Curse, (1990, 10min) 16mm

Remote Control, (1992, 2min) 16mm

Rain Titles, (1997, :30sec)

Memoria Mortalis, (2000, 10min) 35mm

Gates of Light, (2004, 12min)

Electroflux, (2008, 9min) 35mm

Turangalia, excerpt, (2016, 10min)

Genres: Animation

Other Films by Rose Bond

Northwest Tracking: Trailblazing Women of Independent Animation

As a preview of the Film Center’s post-festival Northwest Tracking series showcasing six independent animation innovators, we are  pleased to offer this program sampler of their outstanding work to be featured. After the screening head on over to the Northwest Filmmakers’ Summit for a panel and conversation with the animators about their craft working in


An excerpt from the expanded animation piece set to the avant-garde orchestral music by Olivier Messiaen.

2016 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship Awards

For the past nine years the Northwest Film Center has presented the Oregon Media Arts Fellowship, an award funded by the Oregon Arts Commission and organizations such as the Oregon Media Production Association and Oregon Public Broadcasting. Fellowships have gone to Oregon filmmakers who have proven their ability to create unique and challenging personal works