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Celebrate cinema in Portland, Oregon. Watch over 200 independent films, attend over 75 workshops, networking events, parties, classes and more. Spread across 12+ venues. Buy tickets, merchandise and more at our Festival HQ located at 1139 NW Couch Street—just a block from Powells Books. September 1-7. #PDXFF15
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Thursday, September 3 • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Studio Interview with Special Guest, Filmmaker Megan Griffiths LIMITED

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One in a series of interviews where women filmmakers share with author Ryon Lane their passions and inspirations, personal film career origin stories, their view on the current state of film, how being a woman has played a role in their career, and advice for aspiring filmmakers. The collection of 13 interviews will be published as a book (working title: "A Fairer View of Hollywood").

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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

Speakers
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Megan Griffiths

Megan Griffiths has been a director, writer and producer in the independent film community for over a decade. Her most recent film Lucky Them (starring Toni Collette, Thomas Haden Church, Oliver Platt and Johnny Depp) had its premiere at the 2013 Toronto Int’l Film Festival and was released by IFC Films. Her previous film, Eden (starring Jamie Chung, Matt O'Leary and Beau Bridges), premiered at the 2012 SXSW Film... Read More →
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Ryon Lane

Founder, Origin Story
Ryon Lane is the founder of Origin Story, a platform (in development) designed to help filmmakers showcase their talent using short-form content (e.g., pitch trailers and short films), build an audience of fans using that work, and leverage community feedback to fund feature-length films based upon the work. | | Ryon is also a filmmaker and an attorney, and has previously served as a Business & Legal Affairs executive in Hollywood. He's... Read More →


Thursday September 3, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Penthouse Rooftop Garden 1015 NW 11th Ave Portland, OR 97209

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