Works in Progress

Film student Jaden Fooks interns at Northwest Film Center.
Professor Amy Borden to discuss trash cinema aesthetics, silent film posters, and art nouveau.
New classes added to the fall schedule for film.

A talk with legendary genre filmmaker Fred Dekker moderated by Professor Dustin Morrow.

FREE and open to the public.


Screening of the horror-comedy classic in 35mm film with writer/director Fred Dekker in attendance!

Sponsored by Portland State Film and Portland State of Mind.

Directing Workshop with Legendary Hollywood Filmmaker FRED DEKKER

Sponsored by Portland State Film and Portland State of Mind

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to study directing with a master genre filmmaker.

Fred Deckker is the writer/director of the classic genre films Night of the Creeps and The Monster Squad

Email Prof Dustin Morrow to reserve a space:

Noir City at the Hollywood!

Portland’s second annual noir-fest features 35mm prints from the Film Noir Foundation’s preservation efforts, Too Late for Tears (1949), The Prowler (1951), and Cry Danger (1951) along with an impeccable selection of vintage title including Ida Lupino’s The Hitchhiker (1953). Advance tickets and full schedule available at the Hollywood Theater.

Co-sponsored by the School of Theater + Film

On Monday, October 20th, as part of the Portland State of Mind series of events, the Portland State Alumni Association will present a free screening of Portland State film professor Dustin Morrow's feature film musical "Everything Went Down".  The film has won five Best Film awards at film festivals, and screened at festivals, universities, conferences and art house cinemas across the country.  The movie received rave reviews from critics and was the subject of a TED Talk. 

Check out the work of fresh graduates from our graphic design program!


Image credit: Allison Gober

An architectural study abroad experience in Barcelona, Madrid & Girona
Student animation work from Laura DiTrapani's Visual Storytelling and 2D Animation classes.
A talk about possibilities for redesign of the Art Building
Partnership with the King School
Congratulations to Kelly Cousineau for winning the 2013-14 Community Engagement Award.

Congratulations to Film major Goutam Saha for winning the undergraduate President's Diversity Award.

Master of Architecture Design Thesis as Culmination and Inspiration

Fifteen Portland State University Master of Architecture students present fifteen unique creative challenges to the status quo in their final thesis presentations this week, May 15 and 16. 

The public is welcome to attend any thesis presentations; please contact the School of Architecture office at 503-725-8405 or to RSVP.

PSU Film Professor Amy Borden presents at SCMS