Announcing BendFilm: Basecamp


Film nonprofit fosters filmmaking community & expands industry engagement with new educational retreat Christine Vachon, Aaron Schimberg, other industry advisors to guide 40 aspiring filmmakers BEND, OR — BendFilm, the [...]

Announcing BendFilm: Basecamp2024-06-03T18:58:56-07:00

BendFilm Names Giancarlo Gatto Executive Director


BendFilm, central Oregon’s leading independent nonprofit film organization, today announced that Giancarlo Gatto will assume the role of Executive Director, effective immediately. He succeeds interim Executive Director Ann Witsil and [...]

BendFilm Names Giancarlo Gatto Executive Director2023-11-02T08:09:42-07:00



BendFilm tonight awarded twenty films across its competition slate, including Academy-qualifying short films and the newly-juried Spotlight category, and capping four days of film premieres, panels, parties and performances. 22 [...]

2023 BEND FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS2023-10-24T11:16:09-07:00

BendFilm Names 2023 Jury + Indigenous Honorees


21 jurors will award prizes across 10 categories; 20th annual Bend Film Festival unspools Live October 12-15 BEND, OR — SEPTEMBER 29, 2023 — BendFilm today announced their 2023 Bend [...]

BendFilm Names 2023 Jury + Indigenous Honorees2023-09-29T14:57:55-07:00

2023 Film Festival Playlist


Before you automatically open Spotify, it's not that kind of playlist. Our programming team carefully crafted this list to help guide you at the 20th Annual Bend Film Festival. With [...]

2023 Film Festival Playlist2023-09-25T14:25:13-07:00
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