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]


Tony Shaff

Director - Hotline a Documentary

Tony Shaff (Director/Producer) is a former telephone psychic and suicide hotline volunteer.  As a Brooklyn based filmmaker, his work has screened at festivals across the country and he received a Student Academy Award Nomination for his film Get Outta Here!. A graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Tony has been involved in creative and story development with Showtime Networks, Center Theatre Group, MTV networks and as the assistant to Peter Hedges (Dan In Real Life). With focus on non-fiction storytelling, he has been involved in both documentary and television projects and served as a producer for the groundbreaking doc series Teen Mom 2 and 16 & Pregnant among other specials. Hotline is his first feature documentary.

My Directors Sessions

Sunday, August 31

2:30pm PDT