June Member Meeting to feature film composer Fil Eisler

June Member Meeting to feature film composer Fil Eisler

Klamath Film monthly member meetings held on first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. via GoToMeeting The next Klamath Film monthly member meeting will take place online via GoToMeeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 4. Just like with past meetings, you’ll have a chance to network and hear about upcoming projects. Despite the ongoing health crisis, you will still have a chance to interact with filmmakers, film fans, and industry professionals. Our featured guest is rockstar-turned-film composer Fil “iZLER” Eisler. Fil Eisler was the lead guitarist for pop superstar Robbie Williams from 1997 to 2001 before going solo…
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Netflix premieres new documentary series featuring Klamath director Skye Borgman

Netflix premieres new documentary series featuring Klamath director Skye Borgman

"Trial By Media" now available on Netflix After the 2019 documentary "Abducted in Plain Sight" struck a chord with audiences after earning a spot on the Netflix streaming platform, Klamath Falls native Skye Borgman has returned with another true crime documentary available now on Netflix. "Trial By Media" is a new six-part series produced by George Clooney and Jeffrey Toobin in the true crime genre - highlighting trials that gained national media attention, and in doing so may have impacted the trial's outcome. Borgman, now head of Top Knot Films in Los Angeles and a professor of film at USC,…
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Film submission deadline for Klamath Independent Film Festival approaching

Film submission deadline for Klamath Independent Film Festival approaching

Deadline for KIFF submissions is Monday, June 1 The 8th annual Klamath Independent Film Festival returns Sept. 18-20 in Klamath Falls. Nearly $2,000 in cash prizes are being offered in a variety of categories: Southern films (shot predominately in, or by residents of Oregon and California counties on the Oregon/California border):-Southern film features (40 minutes or more)-Southern film shorts (under 40 minutes)-K-12 student shorts Northern films (shot predominately in, or by residents of the remainder of the State of Oregon):-Northern film features (40 minutes or more)-Northern film shorts (under 40 minutes)-K-12 student shorts -Things we missed (films older than Jan.…
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Klamath Film members get half-off tickets for Ashland Independent Film Festival!

Klamath Film members get half-off tickets for Ashland Independent Film Festival!

AIFF 50% off ticket price for Klamath Film members  As a member of Klamath Film, we are excited to share with you a special deal we have worked out with the Ashland Independent Film Festival. AIFF, originally slated for April, has moved to a virtual platform via Film Festival Flix offered May 22 - June 14, featuring the best in independent feature films, shorts, documentaries, animation, children's content and Oregon-made films - 30 feature films and over 100 shorts in all! As a member of Klamath Film, we are excited to share with you a special deal we have worked…
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“Phoenix, Oregon” feature of Takeout & a Movie restaurant fundraiser

“Phoenix, Oregon” feature of Takeout & a Movie restaurant fundraiser

"Phoenix, Oregon", filmed in Klamath Falls in 2018, feature of Takeout & a Movie restaurant fundraiser The Oregon Hospitality Foundation has partnered with Joma Films, creators of the film “Phoenix, Oregon” (shot in Klamath Falls in 2018), for a virtual watch party and fundraiser dubbed “Takeout & a Movie” in an effort to help Oregon restaurants. Starting Saturday, May 9 at 5 p.m., “Phoenix, Oregon” will be streamed, followed by a live Q&A with the cast and crew at 7 p.m. The film will remain available for streaming through May 12. Tickets to the virtual movie screening will be split…
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Klamath Film member meetings return in May

Klamath Film member meetings return in May

Screenwriter Patrick Casey to be May's featured guest We've missed you! The Klamath Film member meetings have been cancelled due to COVID-19 lockdowns and crowd restrictions, but we're getting the band back together. Starting in May, Klamath Film monthly meetings will be held online via GoToMeeting. On Thursday, May 7 at 6 p.m. join us for an update about filmmaking in the COVID age, upcoming online events, and chat with our featured guest - Actor/Writer/Comic/Director/Producer Patrick Casey. Casey has worked extensively in film and television. His most recent was as co-writer of the 2020 "Sonic the Hedgehog" film, which as…
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Social DisDANCE Film Festival welcomes submissions

Social DisDANCE Film Festival welcomes submissions

Southern Oregon Film launches online film festival Need something to do while in lockdown? Our friends at Film Southern Oregon have a solution! Open to filmmakers suddenly with plenty of spare time while stuck in COVID-19 lockdowns, the Southern Oregon Social DisDANCE Film Festival welcomes film submissions for an upcoming livestreaming film fest. Open to people from Klamath, Jackson, Josephine, Douglas, Coos, Curry and Lake Counties, the festival welcomes short films of five minutes or less. The festival will also welcome films from students currently residing in one of those counties. Films need to have been completed after March 16…
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“Phoenix, Oregon” online tickets available, proceeds benefit local theaters

“Phoenix, Oregon” online tickets available, proceeds benefit local theaters

"Phoenix, Oregon", filmed in Klamath Falls in 2018, was slated to return to theaters on Friday, March 20. Instead theater shutdowns have forced the film online, with ticket purchases helping shuttered theaters. “Phoenix, Oregon,” a film shot in Klamath Falls in 2018 and slated to appear in theaters starting March 20, is now available via online streaming for ticket prices, while proceeds are benefitting theaters impacted by coronavirus-related shutdowns that were slated to show the film. With movie theaters temporarily closed, Joma Films (producers of the film) are offering an alternate at-home viewing option while still funneling revenue to theaters that…
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#InspirationOregon film contest and fan vote

#InspirationOregon film contest and fan vote

Voting begins on #InspirationOregon film contest Oregon Film and Video is hosting a film competition for Oregon creatives stuck indoors during COVID-19 quarantines. Submissions are due on Wednesday, April 1 at 5 p.m., with all submissions posted to the Oregon Film Vimeo page. Film submissions must be 90 seconds or less, focused on finding inspiration during these crazy times. Full contest details are available here. Once the submission window is closed all video will be posted to Vimeo, with an open one collected from the public. The 10 videos with the most votes will all receive a $500 prize! Starting…
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Klamath Film adds two to Board of Directors

Klamath Film adds two to Board of Directors

Klamath Film adds two to board of directors Klamath Film is pleased to announce the addition of two new board members to the organization’s board of directors – Lindsay Silver and Court Cannick. Court Cannick joins the board for a three-year term. He has a wealth of film and music experience, starting as a session musician and arranger at the age of 19. In 1980 Court founded The Research Company, which specialized in scientific and technical films being created in Hermosa, Beach, Calif. After many years working in film and music, Court retired to Klamath Falls in late 2019. Lindsay…
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