NOW OPEN: Submissions for the 2016 Portland Film Festival

Portland Film Festival


Filmmakers, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for. The Portland Film Festival is looking for some good films with compelling stories for submission. Do you have any suggestions? Please submit your narrative features, documentaries, shorts of all kinds, transmedia, web series, student films and more.

2015 Ric Jones Volunteer Award Announced

Volunteer Ninjas: Adam Bailey, Director of Technology & Sean Conley, Winner of the 2015 Ric Jones Volunteer Award

The winner of the inaugural year of the Ric Jones Award is Sean Conley. Sean volunteered before and during the festival with the video crew. He was responsible for taping all the major events with his team led by Director of Technology, Adam Bailey.

Workshops, Panels and More, Oh My

Need help turning your passion into a profession? Or your skills into a high-paying craft? The 2015 Portland Film Festival is offering over 70 intensive workshops, panels and networking opportunities geared specifically to the challenges facing actors, screenwriters and filmmakers today.

Not for women only!

Two great opportunities to see, meet and hear how successful filmmakers bring profound stories to light!  Take charge of your career.  

Industry Pass: Rush into everything #PDXFF15

Every year, more and more industry is coming to Portland Film Festival to make connections, see movies, attend workshops, panels and classes. This year, we are rolling out a pass exclusive to members of the film, television, internet and video industries—the industry pass and it’s now on sale!