We're thrilled to present the "Night Lights Show with Shanan Kelley" at our 5th Annual BASH Fundraiser!
April is 1/2 way to October. Celebrate independent film with us!
4/19/15, 3pm: An Inside Look into Hollywood Motion Picture Composing with Emmy-winner, Larry Groupe.
4/22/15, 6:30pm: The Biggest "Breakfast Club" 30th Anniversary in the country, featuring a costume contest, raffle and exclusive live interview with Breakfast Club Cinematographer and Bend resident, Thomas Del Ruth.
BendFilm, in Bend, Oregon, invites inquiries for a contract Program Manager for the 2015 season.
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 7:00pm
A "WILD" Night in Bend!: Walk the entire PCT without leaving your seat and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wildness Act!
Leaving Park City early can be either depressing or relieving – or both simultaneously. It’s depressing because you could do it forever and relieving because there’s no way in hell a human being can do it forever. The one thing you learn is that you can’t do it all when you’re there – or really even about 5% of it. All you can do is be thankful for the discoveries you made, the people you met and the friendships or biz partnerships that have deepened. This trip was all that and more. And as I flew past the Central Cascades of Oregon on a clear day, I was definitely relieved to return to a place like Bend.
Park City is experienced in waves – especially when you’re on the cusp of 40. You just can’t do long lines and late nights twice in a row. With that said…Day #3 came after a great, relaxing day of kicking back exclusively at Slamdance. It was time to “get back out there”.
Saturday at Sundance is when the crowds start to pour in. When it was easy to get a seat on Friday is incredibly difficult on Saturday. So when a bit of exhaustion from the night before creeps in and you can’t deal with lines…you have the lovely refuge of Slamdance – which is where I spent my Saturday.
Park City for Sundance and Slamdance is much like Bend during BendFilm...multiplied by a good 1,000. The buzz in the air is similar the excitement of the audience and filmmakers the same and the scenery here - eh...it's not too bad either. It's my third time here for the festivals. I love coming because for two weeks this is the one place where indie film is the most important thing going on. And these weeks set the independent film tone for the entire year.
Submissions will be open February 6, 2015!
Tuesday, December 2nd is Giving Tuesday! It's the perfect day be a BendFilm Member.
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