EFS Events

EFS Music Video Competition

EFS 72 Hour Music Video Competition

Eugene Film Society presents, in collaboration with Sam Bond’s Brewing and The Barn Light, the 2016 EFS 72 Hour Music Video Competition. From May 18 – 22, 12 regional filmmakers will compete to make the best 3 – 5 minute music video within 72 hours using songs produced by local musicians.

About EFS

The Eugene Film Society (EFS) is a community arts organization that supports regional film production and a grassroots film culture by encouraging competition and collaboration among community film organizations, promoting seasonal cinematic events, improving visual literacy among our youth, and fostering innovation and investment in the local visual media arts.

EFS events include the 72 Hour Music Video Competition, the 72 Hour Horror Film Competition & All Hallows Eugene, the Screening & Social, and various screenings in the Eugene area, including summer film series in Kesey Square, co-presented by the City of Eugene, Cultural Services.

The Eugene Film Society is proud to have the following individuals currently serving on the Board of Directors:

  • Edward Schiessl – Co-owner, Broadway Metro Cinema
  • Kate Sullivan – Faculty, Lane Community College
  • Evangeline Laroque – Co-owner, Brainchildz Productions
  • Lesli Larson – Creative Director, Archival Clothing
  • Liz Martin – Operations Manager, IRIS Educational Media
  • Andre Sirois – Faculty, University of Oregon Cinema Studies Program

We are also grateful to our former Board Members for their contribution:

  • Brian Hebb – Co-owner, Cowfish
  • Thomas Pettus-Czar – Co-owner, The Barn Light
  • Joshua Purvis (former EFS Executive Director)

EFS Spotlight

Dr. André Sirois

Q&A with Dr. André Sirois

University of Oregon Cinema Studies Instructor and Multimedia Supervisor

From May 18 through 22, local filmmakers and musicians will collaborate together during the 2016 EFS 72 Hour Music Video Competition. EFS blogger Sidney Moore spoke with University of Oregon Cinema Studies instructor and EFS Board Member, Dr. André Sirois – aka “DJ Foodstamp” – about collaboration between artists in Eugene and the value of learning through hands-on production work.

Tim Williams'

Q&A with Tim Williams

Executive Director of Oregon Film

EFS Blogger, Sidney Moore, spoke with Tim Williams to learn more about what opportunities filmmakers have to finance independent films in the state.