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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 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Actors Workshop: Living & Working in LA

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You’ve trained, you’ve studied, and you’ve been on set and in local theater productions. Thinking about taking the next step in your career and moving to Hollywood? Prepare yourself to succeed. Come take part in our Q&A and listen to experienced actors talk about the reality of living and working in LA.


Moderators
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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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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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Kenny McKinney

Actor
Kenny McKinney is an Actor living in Los Angeles who was born and raised in Portland, OR. He's starred in (American Disciples) shot in Oregon in 2010. More recently Kenny has starred in the films BAND, LANA, and the recently finished LA Stories. Commercial work has included Disney, Orbit gum, and others. He briefly attended the Actor's Conservatory before moving to Los Angeles where he currently trains with Howard Fine. |
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Blake Robbins

Writer/Director, The Sublime and Beautiful
Blake Robbins is an award winning writer, director and actor. His feature film debut The Sublime and Beautiful was chosen as one of 10 narrative features selected from thousands to world premiere in competition at the 20th annual Slamdance Film Festival. The Sublime and Beautiful has since played 11 major film festivals, winning 8 awards and receiving another 7 award nominations. Currently picked up for North American... Read More →


Wednesday August 27, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Pro Photo Supply Event Center 1801 NW Northrup Street, Portland, OR 97209

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