EOFF Outdoor Summer Screening

August 16 • Start talking about #EOFF2017 On Wednesday August 16th join EOFF members, fans, and friends at Side A Brewing for a back alley special screening, sneak peek opportunities, and start participating in the hub bub that is #EOFF2017. EOFF relies on member support to sustain this annual event. EOFF staff will be available for […]

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EOFF ranks in ‘The 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World, 2017’

EOFF has landed a ranking in MovieMaker Magazine’s coveted annual article for 2017. A panel of cool put together this list of film festivals that showcase a diverse array of festival style. “The 25 rare birds on our 2017 Coolest Film Festivals in the World list come in all shapes and sizes, but one thing holds […]

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Made in Oregon – Summer Screening Series

Teaming up with NW Documentary and Oregon Film, Eastern Oregon Film Festival* curator Ian Clark will be hosting a series of films at NW Documentary‘s Media Center, all of which will feature Q&As with the filmmakers via Skype. We also will be offering a small selection of beer and snacks.  MADE IN OREGON Screening Schedule FINDING TRUELOVE – Directed […]

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#EOFF2017 Festival / hq Update

Great things are happening for this year’s flagship event. EOFF’s board of directors and festival director are currently engaged in the hq project, initial programming opportunities, launching the call for entries (opens May 24), and celebrating with #EOFF2016 members and hq donors on Tuesday with a potluck! We hope that in three swift steps that […]

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#EOFF2017 Member potluck & gathering @ hq

All 2016 EOFF Members and hq campaign donors are invited to attend! Spring has arrived… it’s time to get dirty, till the soil, plant some seeds, and help nurture EOFF into bloom again.  EOFF2017 is slated for October 19-21 and we need your help.  Remember: YOU + Vision + Energy + Love = EOFF! EOFF2017 will be our […]

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#EOFF2017: Pre-Production & Venue Updates

SAVE THE DATE: Eastern Oregon Film Festival’s eighth annual event will be held October 19-21, 2017 in downtown La Grande, Oregon. FESTIVAL UPDATE: EOFF has been working hard to create a sustainable and permanent footprint in La Grande’s downtown cultural core. Due to city ordinances and building code issues EOFF needs to raise $6000.00 to […]

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2016 Award Winners

Eastern Oregon Film Festival enjoyed three days in La Grande, OR with visiting filmmakers, industry guests, musicians, friends and family. With its focus on contemporary cinema, the program highlighted over 30 independent films that showcased diverse forms and genres. 14 Q&As with internationally recognized filmmakers—hailing from New York, Miami, Portland,and more—were enjoyed by community members. […]

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#EOFF2016 Program Announcement: The Films

Eastern Oregon Film Festival will be celebrating its seventh year of independent film and music programming in La Grande, Oregon on October 20-22, 2016. EOFF will be hosting more visiting filmmakers than in previous years, and in all screening more than 30 independent works. EOFF Program Director Ian Clark had this to say, “If you’re […]

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#EOFF2016 Program Announcement: MUSIC

Eastern Oregon Film Festival will be celebrating its seventh year of independent film and music programming in La Grande, Oregon October 20-22, 2016. EOFF is privileged to announce the musicians who will be joining us this fall. EOFF will host three evening after parties at its new central location and present the hottest emerging music-makers […]

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EOFF Sneak Peek • Program Release

 Pass Sale & Auction • September 21 Eastern Oregon Film Festival is excited to present it’s seventh annual program October 20-22 and we’re rolling it all out Wednesday September 21! The event will feature some great appetizers and complimentary drinks while you explore details about this year’s powerful and dynamic film and music programming as well […]

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EOFF2016 is locked & loaded for October 20-22

Eastern Oregon Film Festival will be celebrating our seventh annual program October 20-22. We have been busy locking in another great program of independent film, music, and conversations to present in historic downtown La Grande. Eastern Oregon University has stepped forward this year as a presenting sponsor. EOU will provide a venue and resources to […]

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#EOFF2016 is in the works!

Eastern Oregon Film Festival will be presenting its seventh annual event October 20-22, 2016 in La Grande, Oregon. Making the move back to October, the festival organizers and supporters are feeling giddy with excitement. “October is a great time for the festival, so we’re glad it found its way back to autumn. Not only is […]

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RAISE A GLASS!

IF YOU THINK EOFF IS ON POINT, BUY A ROUND AND HELP #EOFF2016 BECOME EVEN BETTER.

Eastern Oregon Film Festival had a great run in 2015! We worked hard to organize three days of programming for the community—including films, music, and conversation.

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A MORNING LIGHT x TORINO FILM FESTIVAL = !!!!!!!!!!!

•• EOFF Co-Founder/Film Curator Ian Clark will premiere his new project A MORNING LIGHT at the 2015 Torino Film Festival! It’s screening in the festival’s out-of-competition category — Waves — on November 21, 27, and 28. EOFF supported this project during its Kickstarter campaign, acting as the non-profit fundraising sponsor. Check out the festival listing for more […]

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ANNOUNCING THE 7TH ANNUAL • EASTERN OREGON FILM FESTIVAL

(LA GRANDE, OR)  •  Eastern Oregon Film Festival is excited to announce the new dates for its upcoming seventh edition — #EOFF2016. // Save The Date • October 20-22, 2016 // Eastern Oregon Film Festival is jumping around the calendar! We’re developing our operational base and strengthening our partnership with The Liberty Theatre Foundation. Outside […]

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EOFF2015 ANNOUNCEMENT #6: IT IS HERE

The sixth annual Eastern Oregon Film Festival kicks off this Thursday, May 7, in La Grande, Oregon with the documentary feature PLANETARY at 7:00PM preceded by Danny Madden’s ALL YOUR FAVORITE SHOWS! A in-person Q&A with PLANETARY director Guy Reid will follow. The night will conclude with a celebration at The Art Center begginning around 9PM – TERMINAL GRAVITY will […]

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EOFF2015 ANNOUNCEMENT #5: THE FEATURES

•• It just keeps coming, people. We’re honored to introduce this year’s collection of 60+ minute films—narrative features, documentaries, or those experiments somewhere in-between. Through a range of styles and cinematic genre, this year’s collection tackles subjects as diverse as ecological crisis, alien visitation, mushroom hunting, childhood obesity, artistic struggle, border politics, human trafficking, relationships […]

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EOFF2015 ANNOUNCEMENT #4: ONLINE FILMS

•• We’re excited to announce our OFFICIAL 2015 ONLINE SELECTIONS! We’re collaborating with filmmakers who have agreed to share their works online during the EOFF weekend. It’s exiciting not only because this enables a remote festival component, but because it allows us to welcome more of the films that we love into the EOFF family. […]

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EOFF2015 ANNOUNCEMENT #2: THE MUSIC

From all directions, this year’s musical guests will create the soundscape to the sixth annual Eastern Oregon Film Festival. On Thursday (May 7) come visit the Art Center for a local kick-off show with HAM n CHEESE and Pendleton’s JDK&EOPB. Friday (May 8) will have us getting loose in an outdoor pop-up setting—Benchwarmer’s parking lot—with Boise’s HILLFOLK NOIR and OLD DEATH […]

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EOFF2015 ANNOUNCEMENT #1

SIXTH ANNUAL EASTERN OREGON  FILM FESTIVAL Eastern Oregon Film Festival is kicking off its sixth edition on Thursday, May 7, and will run through Saturday, May 9. The opening night feature is Guy Reid’s stunning feature documentary, PLANETARY. It will be preceded by Danny Madden’s ALL YOUR FAVORITE SHOWS!, and a live Q&A with the […]

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APRIL 8 PROGRAM SNEAK PEEK, PASS RELEASE, RAFFLE, PARTY

April 8, 2015 / 6:30pm – 9:30pm Liberty Theatre 1010 Adams Avenue, La Grande, Oregon Selected films, musical guests, special events and more will be announced. Festival Passes go on sale! Trailers of EOFF2015 films will screen at 7:30 p.m. in the Stage Door Theatre. Take a tour of the Liberty Theatre to see where the […]

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SYNERGY RULES // Xoxoxo Miami

Last summer, EOFF got involved with festival programmer Ian Clark’s upcoming project, A Morning Light. Our 501c3 status enabled project contributions through Kickstarter to become tax-deductible and everyone was psyched. Following production, NW Documentary slapped a high five and generously provided access to an incredible media lab for post-production. Big thanks to Ian and Chelsea! […]

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ANNOUNCING THE 6TH ANNUAL // EASTERN OREGON FILM FESTIVAL

(LA GRANDE, OR) – Eastern Oregon Film Festival is excited and proud to announce the dates for its sixth annual event — #EOFF2015.  The 2015 festival will kick off Thursday, May 7, and run through Saturday, May 9 in La Grande, Oregon. Save The Date: May 7, 8 & 9, 2015! EOFF is dedicated to […]

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A MORNING LIGHT // Upcoming Project by Festival Programmer Ian Clark

A core element of the EOFF vision is to support filmmaking in Eastern Oregon via access, education, and organizational support. Contribute to Ian Clark’s newest work and help highlight Eastern Oregon as a production destination! CHECK OUT THE KICKSTARTER PAGE HERE! Writer/Director/Cinematographer • Ian Clark Producers • Jim Cummings, Benjamin Wiessner, Ian Clark Cast • […]

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NEW FESTIVAL DATES ANNOUNCED // Upcoming Screening: DamNation

The Sixth Annual Eastern Oregon Film Festival will be held May 7-9, 2015 in La Grande, Oregon.  In honor of the new spring time dates and our mission to bring compelling film, music, and conversation to the Grande Ronde Valley,  Eastern Oregon Film Festival and Hells Canyon Preservation Council are bringing La Grande a special presentation of the […]

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POST-FESTIVAL WRAP-UP & AWARDS!!!! // #EOFF2014

Eastern Oregon Film Festival celebrated a successful fifth edition! Cinema, live music, parties, and panels ran Thursday, Feb.20 through Saturday, Feb.22. On Sunday, Filmmakers and festival-goers shared an incredible Decompression Day at Anthony Lakes Ski Resort. Attendance and buzz were at an all-time high, and it was—by all accounts—the best EOFF to date!!!! Here are […]

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THE FESTIVAL GUIDE IS HERE // #EOFF2014

We’re excited to present the complete lineup for the 5th edition of EOFF.  Below you’ll find the digital version of our festival guide for viewing or download.  Printed guides will be available at the event. See you soon!!!! >> View the complete schedule online  

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#EOFF2014 // FULL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Download and view a PDF version of the printed schedule >> EOFF2014 Schedule (PDF) View the entire EOFF2014 Festival Guide >> Click here. THURSDAY | FEB20 11AM -6:30PM ART CENTER FESTIVAL PASS PICK-UP / SOCIALIZE / FESTIVAL INFORMATION ART EXHIBITION: Schnitt! at the Art Center at the Old Library, February 4 – 27, features new work […]

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ANTHONY LAKES DECOMPRESSION PARTY

JOIN US ON SUNDAY FEB. 23RD FOR A DAY AT THE MOUNTAIN. Join #EOFF2014 for a decompression party at Anthony Lakes Ski Resort on Sunday, February 23 2014. After a few days of watching films – we thought it would be good to get some fresh air. LIVE MUSIC Music at The Starbottle Saloon will begin around […]

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#EOFF2014 MUSIC LINE UP

This year’s Eastern Oregon Film Festival will host an unprecedented cast of musicians and bands, carefully selected from the cities, towns, nooks and crannies of our beloved, abundant Northwest music scene. From Thursday’s starting gun to Sunday’s final hour, the dedicated festival-goer has the opportunity to behold twelve different acts, ranging from the simple, arresting […]

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5th ANNUAL EASTERN OREGON FILM FESTIVAL // PROGRAM ROLLOUT

Eastern Oregon Film Festival is proud to present it’s fifth edition — #EOFF2014. The festival will kick off Thursday, February 20, and run through Saturday, February 22. A decompression gathering with music, skiing, and snowboarding will take place Sunday, February 23 at Anthony Lakes Ski Resort. The opening night short film is Bernardo Britto’s YEARBOOK, […]

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Funding Success : #EOFF2014 Cleared for Launch

On January 15th, 2014 EOFF supporters participated in the annual sneak peek fundraiser party held at the Art Center at the Old Library.  The evening included choice food from La Grande’s Golden Crown Restaurant,  Terminal Gravity in the bottle, a raffle, a live auction, and marked the festival pass sale release. The event entertained over […]

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JANUARY 15 FUNDRAISER & HOLIDAY UPDATE

We just wanted to send out some post-holiday/pre-festival love to our growing family of members, sponsors, participants and alumni. We’re stoked for the new year and look forward to a killer fifth annual! Eastern Oregon Film Festival will run February 20-22, 2014, in La Grande,OR. PROGRAM SNEAK PEEK, PASS RELEASE, AUCTION, PARTY Here’s the rundown […]

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EOFF November Update

Eastern Oregon Film Festival is calling for your participation. EOFF is an artist-run film festival in La Grande that features three days of the best in emerging independent film and music. Mark your calendar, hydrate, and meet us in downtown La Grande for our FIFTH ANNUAL celebration FEBRUARY 20-22, 2014. SPREAD THE WORD Sign up […]

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‘Save the Date’ Kick-off Party

EOFF Launches ‘Save the Date’ Campaign: Parties with Visiting Musicians and invites you to become a member. Eastern Oregon Film Festival is pleased to host visiting musicians Wooden Indian Burial Ground.and Couches in La Grande at Benchwarmers Pub & Grill on Wednesday, October 30th. The evening will be kicked off by a set by locals Catskills (Gregory Rawlins, Wayne Callahan, and Jeff Grammer). EOFF […]

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It is time. #EOFF2014

HELLLLLLLLO! Well, it’s been awhile since we’ve dropped a line, but this little blast is to let you know that #EOFF2014 is coming in hot! The fifth-annual Eastern Oregon Film Festival will take place February 20-22, 2014 in downtown La Grande! Mark your calendars, as our landmark fifth edition is set to be better than […]

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Call for Submissions / #EOFF2014

EOFF invites filmmakers to submit work for consideration in the 5th Eastern Oregon Film Festival, held in La Grande, Oregon February 20-22, 2014. >> SUBMIT YOUR FILM EOFF has been graced by many artists and industry professionals—whether in-the- flesh or via Skype Q&A—including Terence Nance, Matt Porterfield, Ornana, Elizabeth Mims, Nandan Rao, Kentucker Audley, Dustin Guy Defa, Zach Weintraub, […]

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EOFF2014 presents music event to raise funds for fifth annual

A MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND WARM-UP PARTY EOFF announced it’s 2014 Dates – February 20-22, 2014 – but before we can savor another year of great film and music in downtown LG we need to assist the organization in growing it’s pocket book to bring about a 5th annual celebration that continues to astound. Portland, Oregon’s AU and ETERNAL TAPESTRY will […]

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ANNOUNCING THE 2014 FESTIVAL DATES

Mark your calendars for FEBRUARY 20-22, 2014 for the 5th Annual Eastern Oregon Film Festival in beautiful La Grande, Oregon. IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO RAISE A FILM FESTIVAL EOFF provides a quality of life component to our valley that is essential in attracting visitors, professionals, and businesses to the Grande Ronde Valley– in addition to stoking community passion […]

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EOFF2013 Award Winners and Wrap

EOFF IS PLEASED AS PUNCH TO ANNOUNCE ITS 2013 WINNERS We chose to honor this incredible selection of films for their brave, innovative filmmaking, and unique, compelling stories. This year’s award-winners moved EOFF audiences and connected with the festival’s artist-driven, DIY ethos. Hats off to this collection of filmmakers for making such powerful films with […]

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EOFF2013 Festival Guide

The festival is upon us!  Special thanks to all our great help in designing and building this year’s festival guide.  The guide will be distributed with all festival passes as well as been located at all venues through out the event.  Additional copies will make there way to hot spots in Pendleton, Baker City, and […]

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Official 2013 Program Announcement

EOFF2013 is the fourth annual Eastern Oregon Film Festival held in La Grande, Oregon February 28th – March 2nd, 2013. EOFF features an amazing line-up of emerging independent feature and short films. The festival opens with Only The Young, an intimate portrait of three enigmatic teenagers searching for love, friendship, and skate parks. The film  somehow manages […]

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Sneak Peek Fundraiser, Program Release & Special Pass Sale

With the new year upon us EOFF is leaning into the winter breeze, buttoning up, and rearing to roll. We are in the process of locking down the best independent film and music the world has to offer. Buckle up Eastern Oregon. It’s going to be an amazing year! Sneak Peek Fundraiser and Festival Pass […]

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EOFF2013 Teaser Trailer

Eastern Oregon Film Festival is excited to start spilling our guts about the great program  in store for 2013.  We will be releasing bits and pieces of event information throughout the first of the year and then unveiling our full line up of films, music, workshops, and special events for the February 28th – March […]

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Holiday Updates and ways to get involved!

Happy holidays film festival friends — As we enter this holiday season, consider giving your friends the gift of a great time. Purchase a membership for a friend and give them access to all of the amazing film, music, and special programs that Eastern Oregon Film Festival will offer in 2013. Updates Wildhorse Foundation awards EOFF programming […]

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October Updates

Last year around this time Eastern Oregon Film Festival volunteers were working hard on final printing of programs and media in anticipation of last years event — this year – we are just stepping into the great things coming for EOFF in 2013. The fourth annual event will be held February 28th thru March 2, […]

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I Art LG Block Party: See you there!

Art Center at the Old Library has been under renovations over the summer and will celebrate their updated space with an art exhibition and block party, Saturday September 15th, entitled, “I Art LG,” which will feature live local music, hands-on art activities, Zumba & Nia Dance Demos, Do-it-Yourself  ”I <3 LG” screenprinting t-shirts, THE BIG ART, […]

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Screening ‘Plimpton’ at Annual Word Round-Up

Eastern Oregon Film Festival will be presenting a special screening at the first annual Eastern Oregon Word Round-up, to be held October 26th and 27th. EOFF will present ‘Plimpton’. The screening will take place October 26th at 9:15pm at Tamastslikt Cultural Institute.  The Eastern Oregon Word Round-up is a series of workshops, programs on writing and publishing, […]

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EOFF Co-Founder/Programmer named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces!!!!

Eastern Oregon Film Festival’s co-founder and film programmer Ian Clark was recently included as one of Filmmaker Magazine’s ’25 New Faces in Independent Film’. Ian’s recent films ‘Country Story’ (EOFF 2011 Primiere) and soon to be released short film “Searching for Yellow” have garnered attention for the works’ subtle narratives and intimate photography.  “Cinema is another medium just like […]

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Boise’s New Emerging Artist Festival has a little EOFF in its Blood

Finn Riggins, Sons of Guns, and Yeah Great Fine (all past players at EOFF)  all participated in the innagural year of  Treefort Music Festival in Boise, Idaho.  Eric Gilbert of the Riggins’ helped to coordinate this great event and stated that he took inspiration from Eastern Oregon Film Festival’s efforts over the past year.  Check out this […]

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EOFF attending Annual Oregon Film Meeting

Attending and showcasing a little 2011 Recap (will post video soon)  and updating the State on our growing annual festival in Eastern Oregon.  Along with EOU’s Film Program La Grande and Eastern Oregon are becoming points of interest for the film community and industry in Oregon. Feel free to join us via Satellite Monday, December […]

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2011 EOFF Award Winners

Eastern Oregon Film Festival awards five filmmakers with this year’s honors. Bellflower and Dragonslayer received Best Film nods in the narrative and documentary categories, respectively. Cirkus Columbia, and short, Summer Snapshot won audience choice awards. And Bad Fever director, Dustin Guy Defa, was recognized for his ‘Innovation in Directing’. Jury awards were given to the […]

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That’s a wrap. Another great year in the can!

The 2011 Eastern Oregon Film Festival was a blast. Maybe you caught a film or two, or maybe you were one of the hard-cores who saw all 20 and made it to all the after-parties. But to those of you who were part of EOFF 2011, hats off to you. Check back tomorrow as we […]

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Great Sponsors, Granting Successes, Donations, & Participation = How we make it happen!

Great Sponsors, Granting Successes, Donations, & Participation = How we make it happen! The Eastern Oregon Film Festival would not be possible without the growing support of local businesses, organizations, The City of La Grande, and festival participants (cinephiles and band-buff’s alike), Eastern Oregon University, and the great energy emanating in the Grande Ronde Valley. Volunteers: It […]

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The Roll Out Begins…

The 2011 Eastern Oregon Film Festival is starting the countdown.  Festival passes are now available, sponsoring opportunities are being finalized, submissions are closed and the programmers are smiling.  Check out the offerings and information below – get your pass (they will go fast) and stay tuned as the music line-up starts spilling out. FESTIVAL FRIENDS: HERE’S YOUR […]

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EOFF AND LA GRANDE MAIN STREET COMMERCE CAMPAIGN
La Grande Main Street Logo

For Immediate Release: [La Grande, Oregon] Eastern Oregon Film Festival (EOFF) is excited to work with La Grande Main Street and area businesses to offer an opportunity to reach a regional audience and to introduce themselves as supportive of new and exciting arts and cultural driven tourism activity in La Grande and Eastern Oregon. The […]

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EOFF screens “Quality of Life” at OK Theater

Eastern Oregon Film Festival (EOFF) is sponsoring a satellite screening of Quality of Life. This award-winning narrative feature film will play at the OK Theater in Enterprise Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 7pm. Director Benjamin Morgan will be present for Q&A after the screening. About the Film Winner of a prestigious jury award at the […]

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