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]


Toby Froud

Toby Froud is a sculptor, fabricator, puppeteer and filmmaker based in Hillsboro, Oregon. The son of renowned artists/designers Brian and Wendy Froud (Dark Crystal and Labyrinth), Toby has a natural tendency toward puppets and works of fantasy.  Together with Heather Henson, Jim Henson’s daughter, Toby brings new magic to the world of characters and creatures familiar and beloved by fans of both their parents’ work.  Toby graduated from Wimbledon School of Art in London, UK and his resumé includes the Muppet Workshop, WETA Workshop, Michael Curry Design and Legacy Effects.  He works at Laika Entertainment in Hillsboro, as a puppet fabricator for the feature film "ParaNorman" and as a sculptor on the new film "The Boxtrolls."

My Directors Sessions

Saturday, August 30

11:00am PDT