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
  • 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
  • Evangeline Laroque – Co-owner, Brainchildz Productions
  • Joshua Purvis (former EFS Executive Director)