For the past 16 years, BendFilm has celebrated independent film’s unique power to enrich lives, educate future storytellers, amplify diverse voices and inspire change, all while bringing thoroughly entertaining festival experiences to the Central Oregon community. We need your continued support to bring the life-transforming power of culture to more Central Oregonians. Throughout the 2019 year, BendFilm has:
• Hosted more than 100 emerging and established filmmakers from all over the globe.
• Injected more than $1,000,000 into the local economy.
• Expanded the Indigenous and women filmmaker program in Madras and Bend.
- Injected more than $1,000,000 into the local economy.
• Supported the careers of artists at all levels through financial and promotional assistance.
• Presented our second IndieWoman of the Year Award in honor of Pamela Hulse Andrews to Academy-nominated producer, Christine Vachon.
• Produced a short film to help Healthy. Beginnings tell their inspirational and life-changing story through the art form of film.
• Help us to build on the above and do so much more!
WHAT CAN YOUR DONATIONS DO?Support BendFilm by becoming a Member* while getting FREE Tin Pan Theater tickets, 20% off fes passes and much more!
$60 Member level supports education programs.
$100 Member level supports filmmaker travel.
$250 Member level supports a film production grant.
$500++ Member level and houses a filmmaker for the festival.
*Visit bendfilm.org for more information on sponsor levels and benefits. BendFilm is a 501(c)3 non-profit. Federal ID #20-0155231.