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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]

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Wednesday, August 27 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Women in Film Networking Event & Panel

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WOMEN IN FILM PORTLAND

Come out and listen to a panel of professionals in the film industry. Networking before and after. This is the monthly meetup for the WOMEN IN FILM non-profit in Portland, Oregon. Anyone interested in film should attend and learn from the over 50 years of experience from panelists. Space is limited. RSVP today.


SPONSORED BY: WOMEN IN FILM

 

Moderators
avatar for Alexandra Blatt

Alexandra Blatt

Director of Acting, Portland Film Festival
Alexandra is an actor, writer, and director currently living in Portland, OR. After receiving a BA in Acting from Columbia College Chicago, she move to NYC to study at the Actors Studio Drama School. For more info, please visit www.AlexandraBlatt.com. She's traveled a bunch, done some stuff, and is now producing and directing the feature she wrote last year, Pocket Girl, in Portland this fall. www.PocketGirlMovie.com
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Amy Conway

Amy Conway is an artist/writer/mother/spouse/maker living in Portland, OR. Amy is currently working as Co-Producer and Production Designer on Pocket Girl, a local, independent, female written and directed film. Pocket Girl begins filming in October 2014. You can find more about her on Instagram @glacierface, twitter @amytheconway and her website at: amyconwayart.wordpress.com.

Speakers
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Abbe Meryl Feder

Abbe Meryl Feder grew up in New York City, and attended the University of Wisconsin and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Her television credits include PUSHING DASIES, CSI:NY, and LAS VEGAS. Film credits include the award-winning indie feature BRAHMIN BULLS, and now SEX ED. She has been the face of Crohn’s Disease, a bearded lady for Gillette, and a number of other glamorous commercial roles. She is an alumnus of both The Groundlings... Read More →
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Tara Johnson-Medinger

Tara Johnson-Medinger has over 20 years of experience in the film and television industry. She is the Producer of two features MY SUMMER AS A GOTH (2015) and, CITY BABY (2013) and two documentaries: ROCK N ROLL MAMAS (2013) and THE WINDING STREAM (Premiere SXSW2014). She is also the Executive Director of The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) and founder of Sour Apple Productions. She served on the founding board of directors... Read More →
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Alicia J. Rose

Director - The Gift of Gravity
Photographer/Director Alicia J. Rose is known for imbuing riveting story structures and compelling visual aesthetic into her body of work. She has played a key role in visually branding such successful Northwest bands as the Decemberists, Menomena and Laura Gibson and made popular videos for national artists like Mastodon, Cake and Bob Mould. NPR First Watch reports on her video for Laura Gibson’s “La Grande” - "It feels strongly like the... Read More →
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Lana Veenker

Cast Iron Studios
Before founding Cast Iron Studios in 1999, Lana Veenker acted in France, England and Venezuela, lived in India and the West Indies, and helped hire European leads for major studios and networks as part of a London casting office.  | Over the past fifteen years, she has grown Portland-based Cast Iron Studios into one of the top location casting companies in the country by working with directors such as... Read More →



Wednesday August 27, 2014 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Mission Theater 1624 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209