Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival ~ November 2013 ~ Newsletter Welcome The POWFest Team is hard at work for POWFest 2014. Eliza has been busy securing Sponsors and Tara has been developing new programs to premiere this coming season. Our film programming is well into third round judging, having received over 500 submissions this festival season! POWFest is growing! We will announce our new Membership Program, Evaluation Service and “POWgirls” program — In keeping with our mission to support the […]--read more
2013 Summer Documentary Series ~ featuring Ondi Timoner
POWFest and NW Documentary have joined forces for a week long documentary series! Kicking off on Friday August 23rd with the summer Home-grown Doc Festival, the week will include family programming, fresh documentaries, and a collection of POWFest favorites from the past six years. The series will conclude on Friday August 30th with a special engagement with award-winning documentary director Ondi Timoner. Ms. Timoner will be on hand to discuss her career in film, share clips of her past and current work and screen the documentaries We Live in Public and DIG! – read more
2014 POWFest Call-For-Entries!
The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) is now accepting entries for its seventh annual festival scheduled to take place March 6 – 9, 2014 at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon. The regular deadline for entries is Friday, August 16, 2013. POWFest places a spotlight on women directors by showcasing their work and empowering the community of women in film. POWFest encourages women to find their voice and to share their stories through innovative and quality film-making. We feature the work of today’s top women directors, honoring the true pioneers while providing support and recognition for the next generation of leading women filmmakers. Past Guests of Honor include: Allison Anders, Irene Taylor-Brodsky, Kathryn Bigelow, Gillian Armstrong, Amy Heckerling, Barbara Kopple and Penelope Spheeris.
Deadlines & Fees
Early Bird Deadline: Postmarked by June 21, 2013 ~ $20
Regular Deadline: Postmarked by Friday August 16, 2013 ~ $30
Late Deadline: Postmarked by Friday September 13, 2013 ~ $35
WAB Extended Deadline: Postmarked by October 1, 2012 ~ $45
Films must be directed or co-directed by women and can be of any length, style, or genre.