Welcome to the Portland Film Festival 2014 Schedule. Also on FacebookTwitterMeetup and Instagram. Use #PDXFF14 in your posts, so we can follow your festival experience. Don’t miss Opening Night and the RED CARPET on Tuesday August 26th at CRYSTAL BALLROOM. SEX ED - A new teacher quickly finds that his highly pubescent pupils are receiving no form of sex ed.  He wants to teach them – but he’s not exactly “experienced.” [MORE]


Mark Raso

Director, "Copenhagen"
Mark Raso is a Writer/Director from Toronto, Canada. Mark has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Student Academy Award (Oscar®) Gold Medal for his short film "Under" in 2012. Mark has also been awarded the David Jones Memorial Award for Excellence in Directing and The Hollywood Foreign Press Award for Excellence in Filmmaking. In 2013 he was named to the Tracking Boards "Young and Hungry" list. He has made several short films that have played on television or in theaters in over 30 countries around the world and in 2013 completed his first feature film "Copenhagen". He holds a BA in English Literature and Cinema Studies from the University of Toronto as well a MFA in Film from Columbia University in New York. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

My Directors Sessions

Wednesday, August 27

7:00pm PDT

Sunday, August 31

12:30pm PDT