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December 2014

De-gentrifying Portland: short film series by local youth of color

December 12, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
DE-GENTRIFYING PORTLAND

De-Gentrifying Portland North Portland Screening December 13th, 2pm-4pm Sons of Haiti Lodge 3503 N. Mississippi Cost: Free and open to the public Join Know Your City, Portland African American Leadership Forum (PAALF) and artist and Project Coordinator Sharita Towne for the public premiere of short films made by local youth of color that address the topic of gentrification and changing neighborhoods in Portland. In addition to the student films, there will be work screened by other artists from Portland addressing similar themes, as well…

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January 2015

Governor’s Film Awards

January 6, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Eastside Exchange Building, 123 NE 3rd Avenue
Portland, OR 972 United States
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Governor John Kitzhaber

Come and help celebrate the collaboration that has made 2014 a bumper year for Oregon production.  Hear about how we can work together to forward film, television, digital media and game design into 2015……..The Governor’s Office of Film & Television invites you to: WHAT? The Annual Governor's Award Celebration WHEN? Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 Reception 5pm Awards 6pm WHERE? The Eastside Exchange Ballroom 123 NE 3rd Avenue Portland, OR, 97232 Come and join in the festivities!To RSVP, send an email to: rsvp@oregonfilm.org Parking on West…

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Willamette Writers meeting

January 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Ave
Portland, OR United States
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Willamette Writers

On Tuesday, January 6th, at the Old Church in downtown Portland, Willamette Writers presents a special program devoted to FiLMLaB 2015. FiLMLaB, now in its 4th year, already boasts an award-winning short film from year one, Alis Volat Propriis, by Portland writer, Haley Isleib. FiLMLaB Coordinator and Exec. Producer Ruth Witteried picks up the gauntlet in 2015 with her eye on even greater glory for a new short film production. Ruth has invited filmmaker Martin Vavra and 2014's winning writer,…

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Ryan Artists Open Casting Call

January 7, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ryan Artists, 1122 NW Marshall St
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Free
Ryan Artists

Ryan Artists is hosting an Open Casting Call It's the first Wednesday of the month, and you all know what that means...OPEN CALL!!! The modeling gig of a life time isn't going to come knocking on your door, you have to go kick down theirs. Start the new year off with a new opportunity for yourself and come by Ryan Artists 3pm - 4pm to attend our open call. All you need is that amazing smile, your current measurements, a…

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Church of Film: Berlin Underground

January 7, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Star Ballroom, 635 North Killingsworth Court
Portland, OR 97217 United States
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Free
Church of Film

FREE. Wednesday, January 7th. Part One, 8pm. Part Two, 9pm (after Intermission). Presenting Berlin in the late 70s and early 80s, through a glass darkly -- several glasses of whiskey. The first part of our program features BERLIN NOW (1985), a rare document of the punk underground, featuring inset video pieces with Matador, Blixa Bargeld, Einsturzende Neubauten, and a half dozen other bands from Germany's punk/post punk scene! Part Two will be TICKET OF NO RETURN (1979), by feminist art,…

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Healthcare for freelancers

January 8, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Regional Arts & Culture Council, 411 NW Park Ave, Suite 101
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Free

EVERY ARTIST INSURED: HELPING YOU FIND AFFORDABLE HEALTH INSURANCE Start: 01/08/2015 - 4:00pm End: 01/08/2015 - 5:30pm When: 4 – 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 Where: Regional Arts & Culture Council 411 NW Park Ave., Suite 101 Portland, OR 97209 Need health insurance? Have questions or need help enrolling in an affordable health plan? This Actors Fund-sponsored workshop will: Walk you through your Affordable Care Act options and requirements Provide important information relevant to freelancers and the self-employed Help…

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FILMLab Workshop

January 10, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Robinwood Station, 3706 Cedaroak Drive
West Linn, OR 97068 United States
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FilmLab

If you're scratching your head, wondering how to get started with a short film script, join us the following Saturday, January 10th, for a two-hour workshop with director Martin Vavra, Jon Dragt and screenwriter Randall Jahnson. This is your chance to explore short script writing and short film structure with two of the Pacific Northwest's filmmaking luminaries. What are the fundamental differences between a feature length script and a short script, aside from the obvious page count? Veteran screenwriter, teacher and…

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Portland Golden Globes Watch Party

January 11, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Yurs Restaurant, 717 NW 16th Ave
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Golden Globes Watch Party

Calling all film lovers and Portland Film Festival volunteers to a Golden Globes Watch Party on Sunday January 11th. The Golden Globes is one of the movie industry's premier award shows and will be hosted by fan favorites Tina Fey & Amy Poehler. Portland Film Festival Director, Josh Leake, will be on hand to talk about the exciting plans for the 2015 Festival as well as local film happenings and the upcoming Sundance & Slamdance Film Festival. There will be…

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The Writer-Actor Workshop

January 12, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ted Rooney’s Studio, 305 SE 3rd Ave 4th Floor
Portland, OR 97213 United States
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$300
Randall Jahnson teaching

Taught in conjunction with actor-teacher Ted Rooney, this popular class brings writers and actors together in a dynamic and creative environment. Each week selected scenes from the writers’ works-in-progress are staged.  These are not table reads; the actors – culled from Ted’s deep pool of students and pros – work off-script and are ready to perform.  Scenes are run several times, allowing for feedback, adjustments, and experimentation.  It’s an excellent opportunity for writers to see their work performed and to discover…

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