Open Signal Labs is a new incubator for Black filmmakers based in Portland. The career-altering Labs fellowship program supported six emerging filmmakers in 2019 with a year of training, access to top-of-the-line media equipment, mentorship and much, much more. Open Signal Labs is a program of Open Signal, a nonprofit media arts center in Northeast Portland. 

Help us raise the funds to serve another six fellows in 2020! Your donation of any size makes you member of Open Signal for 2019, bringing you into our diverse community and connecting you to special events and discounts. Membership is also the first step toward accessing our professional media equipment and production studios.

Your donation will also earn you raffle tickets in increments of $50 ($50 earns you one, $100 gets you two), which enters you to win the following prizes in one glorious package, valued at over $1,200:

+ A night at the Hoxton Hotel in Old Town Portland

+ A pass to the 2019 Portland Creative Conference, featuring Ruth E. Carter, Academy Award-winning costume designer of Black Panther

+ Two tickets to each of Feast Portland 2019's Big Feast events (Saturday and Sunday)

+ Private screening or event in Open Signal's 2,000-square foot production studio, with popcorn and drinks

+ A printmaking class at the Independent Publishing Resource Center 

We will draw for the raffle on Thursday, June 20 and notify the winner by email.

Thank you to our sponsors Travel Portland, Pacific West Bank and Sizzle Pie for getting our fundraising campaign started! Please join them in getting us to our goal.

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by Open Signal: Portland Community Media Center


Open Signal Labs is a new incubator for Black filmmakers based in Portland. The career-altering Labs fellowship program supported six emerging filmmakers in 2019 with a year of training, access to top-of-the-line media equipment, mentorship and much, much more. Open Signal Labs is a program of Open Signal, a nonprofit media arts center in Northeast Portland. 

Help us raise the funds to serve another six fellows in 2020! Your donation of any size makes you member of Open Signal for 2019, bringing you into our diverse community and connecting you to special events and discounts. Membership is also the first step toward accessing our professional media equipment and production studios.

Your donation will also earn you raffle tickets in increments of $50 ($50 earns you one, $100 gets you two), which enters you to win the following prizes in one glorious package, valued at over $1,200:

+ A night at the Hoxton Hotel in Old Town Portland

+ A pass to the 2019 Portland Creative Conference, featuring Ruth E. Carter, Academy Award-winning costume designer of Black Panther

+ Two tickets to each of Feast Portland 2019's Big Feast events (Saturday and Sunday)

+ Private screening or event in Open Signal's 2,000-square foot production studio, with popcorn and drinks

+ A printmaking class at the Independent Publishing Resource Center 

We will draw for the raffle on Thursday, June 20 and notify the winner by email.

Thank you to our sponsors Travel Portland, Pacific West Bank and Sizzle Pie for getting our fundraising campaign started! Please join them in getting us to our goal.