Star Wars Screening & Celebration on May 4th

Portland Film Festival is hosting a celebration of Star Wars Day (May the 4th) with a program of new “Star Wars” fan films, costume contest and raffle for “Star Wars” related merchandise from the 90s, followed by a screening of “The Force Awakens.” 

SUBMIT NOW: May 6th Submission Deadline

Shorts, features, documentaries, narratives, midnight madness, screenplays, transmedia, virtual reality and music videos are just a few categories with a May 6th deadline remaining for inclusion in the 2016 Portland Film Festival. 

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.

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.