Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival
SINCE: 1973
WHERE: Portland, Oregon, U.S.
WEBSITE: www.nwfilm.org
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The Northwest’s premiere showcase of new work by regional filmmakers, the Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival—for 38 years called the Northwest Film & Video Festival—brings artists and audiences together for a singular community celebration. Each year the Festival draws more than 400 entries from filmmakers in Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington, presenting to the public carefully selected programs of outstanding work and awarding critical recognition to top juror- and audience-recognized films.

“THE TREE INSIDE” “MAKE MINE COUNTRY” Win Audience Awards at Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

“THE TREE INSIDE” “MAKE MINE COUNTRY” Win Audience Awards at Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

THE TREE INSIDE by Vancouver, B.C.-based filmmakers, Michelle Kim and Rob Leickner (pictured above) is the winner of  the Audience Award for “Favorite Narrative Feature” and MAKE MINE COUNTRY by Portland filmmaker, Ian Berry is the winner of the Audience Award for “Favorite Documentary Feature” at the 42nd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, which ran from November 12-18, 2015. 42nd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival Audience Awards: Favorite Narrative Feature THE TREE INSIDE Michelle Kim, Rob Leickner / Vancouver, B.C. Favorite […]

2015 Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival Reveals Lineup, incl. THE WAY WE TALK, THE SANDWICH NAZI

2015 Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival Reveals Lineup, incl. THE WAY WE TALK, THE SANDWICH NAZI

The 2015 Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival (NWFest42) (formerly the Northwest Film & Video Festival) takes place November 12 to 18, 2015 and will present 45+ short and feature films from filmmakers across the Northwest. Festival film highlights include director Lewis Bennett’s THE SANDWICH NAZI, a feature-length expansion of his short film, which screened at the 39th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival; Zach Weintraub’s SLACKJAW makes its Portland debut after premiering earlier this year at the Locarno Film Festival; WELCOME TO THE […]

Over 45 Films on Lineup for Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

Over 45 Films on Lineup for Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

RETURN OF THE RIVERRETURN OF THE RIVER

The Northwest Film Center in Portland, Oregon, announced the line-up for its 41st annual survey of new work by regional media artists, the Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival (formerly the Northwest Film & Video Festival), which takes place November 7-15, 2014. This year’s Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival (NWFest41) presents 45+ short and feature films from filmmakers across the Northwest, selected by guest Festival judge Christopher Rauschenberg, much lauded photographer and co-founder of Portland’s trailblazing Blue Sky Gallery.  Festival film highlights include Vera Brenner-Sung’s “meditation on displacement and adaptation in the contemporary American West,” BELLA VISTA; John Gussman and Jessica Plumb’s ecologically-minded documentary RETURN OF THE RIVER, concerning water and tribal rights on the Elwha River; Beth Harrington’s THE WINDING STREAM, an examination of the enduring impact of the original Carter Family on the musical landscape; and Sue Arbuthnot and Richard Wilhelm’s family farming doc, DRYLAND.