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What Is The Oregon Documentary Film Festival?

The Oregon Documentary Film Festival is a theatrical screening event of international independent documentary films in Portland. Do you enjoy films that tell a story? Are you inspired by interesting people, historical events, political awareness, behind-the-scenes insights and thought provoking events? Are you a documentary enthusiast, binge watcher or story teller? If so, we'd like you to participate in our next event. Do you have a documentary film that is ready for a theatrical screening in Portland, Oregon? Submissions are open for all documentary films that are 30 minutes or less.  Our mission is to screen independently produced documentary films from around the world at the 5th Avenue Cinemas every year. The Oregon Documentary Film Festival has featured environmental documentary films about The Salton Sea and The Dead Sea.

 

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Oregon Documentary Film Festival 2019 Submissions Are Now Open!

Are you a documentary filmmaker that is interesting in screening your film or docu-series in Portland, Oregon? We've made a commitment to screening the best documentary films from around the world. We are looking for excellent storytelling, compelling interviews, fresh topics, good production value and stories that will keep our audience engaged. We screen our films at the 5th Avenue Cinemas on a Sunday evening, so that it's easier for our filmmakers to travel. In our third year, we are accepting films that are between 1-30 minutes in length including credits in order to give as many filmmakers opportunities to screen as possible. Please visit our FilmFreeway or Withoutabox page listing for more information about our categories and submission rates. 

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Oregon Documentary Film Festival Submission Categories

Documentary Film (6-30 minutes)This category is reserved for documentary films with thought provoking short stories about real life, interesting people, great stories, historical research, medical issues, sports stories, coming of age stories, political issues, war stories, racism, gender issues, LGBTQ stories, social justice issues, artists, musicians, actors, professionals, technologies, or some kind of non-fiction story. All flavors of well documented films and stories are eligible from anywhere in the world, and in any language (with English subtitles or voice-over). The maximum length for all documentary film submissions is between six minutes and thirty minutes in length including all credits. (6:00 - 30:00)

Documentary Micro Short Film (1-6 minutes): This category is reserved for documentary films with thought provoking short stories about real life, interesting people, great stories, historical research, medical issues, sports stories, coming of age stories, political issues, war stories, racism, gender issues, LGBTQ stories, social justice issues, artists, musicians, actors, professionals, technologies, or some kind of non-fiction story. All flavors of well documented films and stories are eligible from anywhere in the world, and in any language (with English subtitles or voice-over). The time limit for the Documentary Micro Short Film category is five minutes and fifty nine seconds (05:59) including all credits.

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Docuseries, Web Series or TV Pilot Micro Short Episode (1-6 minutes)This category is reserved for a single docuseries, web series, or a TV Pilot episode that is shot in a non-fiction documentary format. An episode with thought provoking short stories about real life, interesting people, great stories, historical research, medical issues, sports stories, coming of age stories, political issues, war stories, racism, gender issues, LGBTQ stories, social justice issues, artists, musicians, actors, professionals, technologies, or some kind of non-fiction story. All flavors of well documented stories are eligible from anywhere in the world, and in any language (with English subtitles or voice-over). Please do not combine more than one episode in one submission. The time limit for the Docuseries, Web Series or TV Pilot Micro Short Episode category is five minutes and fifty nine seconds (05:59) including all credits.

Docuseries, Web Series or TV Pilot Episode (6-30 minutes)This category is reserved for a single docuseries, web series, or a TV Pilot episode that is shot in a non-fiction documentary format. An episode with thought provoking short stories about real life, interesting people, great stories, historical research, medical issues, sports stories, coming of age stories, political issues, war stories, racism, gender issues, LGBTQ stories, social justice issues, artists, musicians, actors, professionals, technologies, or some kind of non-fiction story. All flavors of well documented stories are eligible from anywhere in the world, and in any language (with English subtitles or voice-over). Please do not combine more than one episode in one submission. The time limit for the Docuseries, Web Series or TV Pilot Episode category is between six minutes and thirty minutes in length including all credits. (6:00 - 30:00) 

Quote From Ricky Cruz, Documentary Filmmaker

"A well organized event showcasing an interesting and diverse array of important documentaries; The Oregon Documentary Film Festival is truly a celebration of filmmaking and a must attend festival for anyone interested in phenomenal and honest storytelling. The Oregon Documentary Film Festival should be on any filmmakers festival list. A remarkable experience showcasing honest, moving and important films that need to be seen and appreciated."

Oregon Documentary Film Festival Past Events

  1. Oregon Documentary Film Festival 2018
  2. Oregon Documentary Film Festival 2017