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Oct

23

Homegrown DocFest

Stories are meant to be shared, and Homegrown DocFest is how NW Documentary shares them. At the end of each workshop term our students premiere their projects on the big screen at the Clinton Street Theater. This session’s stories include tales of barbershop quartets, cougar attacks, female comedians, career waitresses, wild food foraging and immigrant elders, among others. The ambience […]

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Oct

10

Doc Loop – Feedback Group

Due to the success of the last “Doc Loop” feedback group, we will now be holding this event on a monthly basis. Filmmakers at any stage in their project can come to offer and obtain feedback from other filmmakers with works in progress. The Doc Loop is led by Andy Blubaugh. Andy’s experimental documentaries have been […]

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Oct

10

Documenting Food in Oregon

  In partnership with the Meyer Memorial Trust, NW Doc has recently had the pleasure of documenting sustainable food systems across the state of Oregon this fall. With the harvest season as a backdrop, our crews have captured independent farmers, school gardens, commercial kitchens, food policy organizations, and farmer’s markets from Wallowa County to Medford […]

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Oct

10

October DocTalk – Adam Cornelius

This month we’ll be talking with Adam Cornelius. His first feature documentary about experimental music in Portland, “People Who Do Noise” played at festivals, museums, and galleries around the world. In 2011, he completed “Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters,” which follows world record Tetris players as they prepare for the Classic Tetris World Championship. It premiered at […]

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Oct

10

September DocTalk – Cambria Matlow

This month we’ll be talking with Cambria Matlow, a Portland-based filmmaker, director, and producer whose first award-winning feature  documentary,Burning In the Sun, tells the story of a man who returns to his homeland in Mali to make his mark selling solar panels–a technology unheard of in the sun-drenched nation. The film was selected for numerous film festival screenings and won the prestigious […]

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Aug

25

Register for Fall Classes

  We are gearing up for Fall term and excited to share some updates from our Media Center. Thanks to a grant from Mount Hood Cable Regulatory Commission (MHCRC), the full Adobe Creative Cloud Suite is now available in our Media Lab! Now you can integrate your Photoshop, Audition and After Effects projects directly into […]

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