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Split Ends

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

Genres: Short, Northwest Filmmaker

Other Films by Joanna Priestley

An Evening With Joanna Priestley

Starting her career as a film presenter in Central Oregon, Priestley made her first films using rubber stamps and sand before going on to study with legendary experimental animator Jules Engle at Cal Arts. Finding her stride with drawing and computer-based animations, and collaborating with sound artists, she has since become one the world’s most

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

Missed Aches

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

Bottle Neck

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

Women in Film Portland Member Screening

The Northwest Film Center is proud to present a screening of films from members of the meet up group Women in Film Portland. The screening will be preceded by an open networking event in the Andrée H. Stevens room next to the Whitsell auditorium at 6:30pm. Come learn more about Women in Film Portland, whose