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Winner Announced For #OregonMade Screenwriter’s Residency Award

August 6th, 2018: The OregonMade Creative Foundation, Northwest Film Center and Playa Summer Lake announce the winner for the 2nd annual Playa residency award. The Screenwriter’s Residency program, now in its second year, received over 30 pitches, proposals and outlines from screenwriters, filmmakers and related creators focusing on a new take on an old genre – The Western. Projects needed to be

Screenwriters’ Residency Award

The OregonMade Creative Foundation, Northwest Film Center and Playa Summer Lake announce the second year of a unique residency opportunity for screenwriters and filmmakers. This program calls for proposals from screenwriters, filmmakers and related creators to work on a script/story/pitch/narrative project during an up to 4-week residency at PLAYA in Summer Lake, Oregon. The OregonMade Screenwriter’s Residency Award is

Northwest Film Center Director Bill Foster Announces Retirement

PORTLAND, OR May 9, 2018 After nearly four decades at the helm of the Northwest Film Center, Bill Foster has announced his retirement. During Foster’s tenure the Film Center has become the region’s premier media arts institution and is recognized as a model for film arts exhibition, education, and artist service organizations nationally. Foster guided

2018 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship Winners

(PORTLAND, OR) — The Northwest Film Center, Oregon Arts Commission, and The Oregon Community Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship (OMAF): Julia Oldham, Howard Mitchell, Roland Dahwen Wu, and Arianna Gazca. Julia Oldham’s work combines live action video with traditional animation to create narratives about science and

Find a PIFF 41 Schedule

You can pick up a copy of the 41st Portland International Film Festival schedule at the locations below: F & B CAFE 804 NW COUCH FULLER’S 136 NW 9TH CAFE ALLORA 505 NW 9TH PINTS ALE HOUSE 412 NW 5TH AVE THEO’S CAFE 121 NW 5TH COMPOUND GALLERY 107 NW 5TH SILVER DOLLAR 19 NW