Established in 2009 and named one of the "25 Coolest Festivals in the World" by MovieMaker Magazine in 2017 & 2022, the Eastern Oregon Film Festival is an intimate and community focussed Festival that combines three days of screenings, live conversations with Filmmakers, virtual components, and special presentations from Visiting Artists and Industry Professionals. Each night concludes in an after party featuring incredible live music from a variety of visiting musicians.

Eastern Oregon Film Festival also hosts a Filmmaker Residency Program every other year in the Spring. Check out this refreshing screenwriting opportunity. https://www.filmfreeway.com/eofilmfest-residency/

Handmade Awards recognizing Audience Choice Awards for BEST SHORT, BEST FEATURE, SPIRIT OF EOFF / ETHOS, as well as CURATOR'S PICK for BEST FILM.

We keep things pretty loose, but if you break one of the rules we'll let you know!
Please be sure to read our FAQ:
https://eofilmfest.com/faq/

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  • It was such an honor to present our film at EOFF! The staff and communication were all wonderful!

    October 2023
  • Justin Koleszar

    Incredible festival all around. My short played there and it was an absolute blast. Saw a lot of great films, love music, parties, networking, etc.

    The town is also fantastic! Set amongst the mountains of Eastern Oregon there is a ton to do and it is beautiful in October. I will be attending next year whether or not I have a film to show.

    October 2023
  • Wil Kristin

    This is my favorite fest I've attended in Oregon - authenticity, passion, environmental magic, and good music and people all come together to create a unique experience well worth the trek. So happy I got to share my film here!

    October 2023
  • Rafi Jacobs

    A huge thanks to Chris Jennings and the whole EOFF team for an unparalleled experience at this year's festival. My short film, "Dissonance," was able to screen twice, each time followed by a lively Q&A, inside the historic Liberty Theater in downtown La Grande. The overall lineup of films was incredibly well-curated and I was equally impressed by the quantity and quality of filmmakers who made the trek to Eastern Oregon. To top it all off, the nightly live music did not disappoint, solidifying an undeniable ethos to this small town festival that clearly punches above its weight.

    October 2023
  • Hurricane & Yucca Films

    What an incredible discovery! We are honored to have screened "The Last Election and Other Love Stories" at EOFF this year (2022) and couldn't have been happier with our experience. The festival is a must for independent filmmakers. A wonderful place to connect with awesome filmmakers and watch amazing films in well attended theaters - with GREAT PROJECTIONS! La Grande is a very special place as well. The organizers are truly wonderful. I want to be back again and I will recommend the festival to everyone I know.

    January 2023