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Animated Worlds: Portland Animation Since 2000

The state of Oregon has played an amazing role in helping to shape the world of animation. This program showcases a variety of animated films from Portland based animators beginning with the year 2000 and steadily moving to the present day.

Films in this Program

Anada

Directed by mike smith

Two young children are re-united in an apocalyptic future made up of a dizzying array of CG animation in this

Insect Poetry

Directed by Marilyn Zornado

A group of insects gather for evening of poetry.

Magda

Directed by Chel White

A man falls in love with a contortionist and soon becomes part of the act himself.

Dew Line

Directed by Joanna Priestley

An abstract tapestry hinting at the loss of botanical diversity.

Bunny Heads

Directed by Jim Blashfield

An up close look inside of a stop motion factory steadily churning out wooden bunny heads.

Artic Circle

While out searching for food upon an icy tundra, a space traveller stumbles upon a marvelous discovery which in turn

The Deep Dark

Directed by Laura Heit

An allegorical tale of walking into the subconscious to face ones fears.

Lord I: The Records Keeper

Directed by Lori Damiano

A devoted archivist is called away to the kingdom of They to make records of the happenings in this troubled

Road Trip

Directed by John Summerson

A look at memory as a young man goes on a roadtrip with a few of the people he has

Primal Flux

Directed by Joan Gratz

Colors and shapes shift and change as images emerge and disperse in a play on the nature of conscious and

Genres: Animation