Welcome to the Portland Film Festival

Join us in celebrating our 10th year! [ycd_countdown id=4835]

We love independent film and independent filmmakers.

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Established in 2013 as a non-profit, we have provided both entertaining and educational opportunities to the public.


There are 2 things that are required to keep our Festival powered & running: Portland’s good coffee and our great volunteers.



  • NOW OPEN: Submissions for the 2023 Portland Film Festival
    Filmmakers, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for. The Portland Film Festival is now accepting submissions for 2023. We are looking for good films with compelling stories. Do you have any suggestions? Please submit your narrative features, documentaries, shorts of all kinds, transmedia, web series, student films, TikToks, Reels, music videos, and more.
  • Sign Up for Announcements
    Get the inside scoop on all film premieres and fun at the 2023 Portland Film Festival presented by Comcast. This year’s Festival, held October 12th – 16th, will take place both in-person and virtually. And for Comcast customers, you will get exclusive access through cutting-edge technology by simply saying “Portland Film Festival” in your Xfinity… Continue Reading