One of the things we love about our festival is the interaction with these spectacular filmmakers. EOFF will be updating its media library with our Q&A’s from 2011 and are implementing some great new ways to document and share this conversations. Check out our growing collection here. GREEN was an official 2011 Eastern Oregon Film […]
2011 marked an incredible year of growth for our little festival —
We felt warm embraces by local and regional audiences, were humbled with the presence of more guest artists than ever, and saw a 30% increase in attendance. EOFF was one of the first festivals to utilize Skype technology for its Q/As. This past edition we held conversations with emerging artists Evan Glodell, Tristan Patterson, Sophia Takal, and Dustin Guy Defa. For opening night, we were graced by the presence of Jon Foy, director of the Sundance award-winning documentary Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles.
Filmmaker Dustin Guy Defa get’s asked a pretty big question – This skype Q & A was part of Eastern Oregon Film Festival’s 2011 program – ‘Bad Fever‘, (Dustin’s Film) won him the coveted EOFF Innovation in Directing award.
Audience Q&A with director Ian Clark at the World Premiere of his film ‘Country Story‘ after screening at Eastern Oregon Film Festival in La Grande, Oregon on October 22, 2011. The film featured a lot of the landscapes and locations found here in the Grande Ronde Valley.
The 2011 Jury Award for best narrative feature went to Evan Glodell’s ‘Bellflower‘. Following the screening on Saturday, October 22, Glodell tuned into La Grande, Oregon via skype from his hotel room in Ireland. He discusses the use of very little resources, participation of key players, and the grueling, yet rewarding, process behind the […]