Multimedia resources

Local networking opportunities

  • AIGA: AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) supports the interests of professionals, educators, and students who are engaged in the process of designing, regardless of where they are in the arc of their careers.
  • Metro East: We educate the public on how to leverage media and technology to create meaningful content. MetroEast is committed to digital inclusion, focusing on ensuring that all have access to digital content, training, and tools. We’re also a full-service production studio known for our state-of-the-art technology, our award-winning production team, and our versatile facility.
  • Open Signal: Open Signal is a media arts center in Portland, Oregon. We carry a vision for community-driven media focused on creativity, technology, and social change.
  • Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA): With over 20 years of experience, OMPA understands how Oregon’s creative services industry operates. In an era of convergence, OMPA has taken a proactive role in creating forums for Oregon’s film, video, interactive, animation and broadcast professionals to network and benefit from their overlapping industries.
  • PIGSQUAD: The Portland Indie Game Squad is dedicated to supporting the health and continued expansion of game developer and enthusiast communities in Portland, the Pacific Northwest, and online. We provide events, resources, and networking activities for art and technology creatives.
  • W3Schools: Great resource for Web Developers
  • Oregon Film Office
    Oregon Film helps to foster the connections between storytellers, productions, businesses, and the public sector, to better enhance and diversify our industry.
  • Portland Film Office
    The Portland Events and Film Office showcases Portland’s cultural landscape and celebrates the diversity of our creative talent, businesses, and communities. Working collaboratively with city offices, Portland Events and Film deploys grants and sponsorships to elevate the economic value of cultural programming and local production in our community.
  • The Confluence
    “The Confluence” blog was created as a place for the Oregon film, television, and media community to come together and share what is going on locally in the industry.
  • Portland Retro Gaming Expo
    Retro Gaming Expo, Inc. is a Portland, Oregon-based 501(c)4 non-profit cooperative organization dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for classic video and arcade games through the presentation of events and conventions that celebrate the historic contribution video games have made and continue to make in popular culture.
  • Portland Film Festival
    The Portland Film Festival is dedicated to nurturing filmmakers and their audiences. We celebrate storytelling.  The festival focuses on people, ideas, technology, skills and artistry behind filmmaking and provides both entertaining and educational opportunities to the public.
    PAM CUT offers a range of services for independent filmmakers and creatives in Portland and throughout the Northwest region, including the opportunity to exhibit work, apply for fellowship support, access equipment and connect with other filmmakers through professional development opportunities and social gatherings.
  • OPB Internship
    We are looking for curious storytellers from all walks of life to apply for OPB’s Summer internships. Participants get hands-on journalism experience under the mentorship of working journalists and editors.

    • Digital first journalism
    • Narrative storytelling
    • Professional mentorship
  • NorthWest Documentary
    NW Documentary is an arts nonprofit that teaches and supports documentary filmmaking and nonfiction storytelling through workshops, youth programs, and a supportive community space. We believe stories create community and work hard to make tools and skills accessible to everyone.
  • Tualatin Valley Community TV (TVCTV)
    The mission of TVCTV is to strengthen the fabric of community life by providing communication tools, training and opportunities. In order to fulfill this mission, TVCTV works in partnership with individuals, community groups, governments, educational institutions and area businesses.
  • Outside the Frame
    We offer a creative outlet, job skills, an audience and a sense of dignity and possibility through filmmaking. Because if youth experiencing homelessness can make films, they can do anything.
  • Koerner Camera Lens Summit

Local industry and advisory partners

Grants and support