Question : Where can I get tickets?


Our tickets are sold through OMSI’s website and will go on sale in early August 2024.


We highly recommend that you reserve a pass online ahead of time, as screenings do sell out. If you are a VIP passholders and do not reserve your ticket ahead of time, you will be welcomed into the theater at the film’s starting time if there are still seats once all ticketed attendees have been seated.


Answer: VIP passes include admission to all screenings as well as our Closing Night Party. Advance reservations are recommended and you can use your ticket code to reserve passes for specific screenings. Please note VIP passes do not include admission to our limited-admission VR Showcase, and those passes must be reserved separately.

Answer: For arrival, OMSI offers 8 accessible parking spaces, and guests may also be dropped off and picked up at the loading area by the main entrance. All festival screenings are wheelchair/scooter accessible. For more information about OMSI inclusive resources, visit

Answer: Yes! Everything before 5pm Saturday and Sunday is designed to be appropriate for all-ages. Check out the film detail pages for specific information about the content of each film.

Answer: Yes, and yes, Please check OMSI’s website for details on the exact hours when Theory restaurant and the Empirical café are open. Drinks, sandwiches, pizza and more will be on sale through the festival and can be eaten during the screenings.

Answer: OMSI is located at 1945 SE Water Ave Portland, OR 97214. The OMSI TriMet station connects with MAX, bus and the streetcar. It is also located near bike paths and the Tilikum crossing bridge.

Answer: OMSI has a dedicated parking lot and you can pay for parking through the Parking Kitty app or at the parking kiosks in the North and South parking lots.

OMSI parking costs $5 (+ fees) for 2 hours or  $8 (+ fees) for all day parking.  Guests arriving at 5pm or later can expect to pay a flat fee of $2 (+ fees) for the evening.

Isaac Adamson

Isaac Adamson

Portland-based screenwriter Isaac Adamson has written film and TV projects for Netflix, Lionsgate, Fox, AMC and a host of others. His script “Bubbles” was the #1 screenplay on the 2015 Black List and he’s the author of five published novels. He’d rather be playing soccer, though, or noodling around on guitar, or doing just about anything besides writing. 


Signe Baumane

Signe Baumane is a Latvian born, Brooklyn-based independent filmmaker, artist, writer, and animator. She has made 17 award-winning animated shorts but is best known for her first animated feature Rocks In My Pockets which premiered at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in 2014 where it received a FIPRESCI Prize. The film went on to over 130 international festivals. It opened theatrically in the U.S. through Zeitgeist Films.

Signe’s new animated feature My Love Affair With Marriage (2022) tells the story of a spirited young woman’s quest for perfect love and lasting marriage. It premiered in June 2022 at Tribeca Festival and has screened at over 80 festivals winning twelwe awards. It was nominated by European Film Academy as Best Animated Feature.

Signe is a Guggenheim Fellow and a Fellow in Film for New York Foundation for the Arts. She has a degree in Philosophy from Moscow State University.


David Winning

46 Features, 29 Series, over 180 TV credits, David Winning is a US/Canada Dual Citizen and veteran film & television Director and Producer. He has experience in all genres including sci-fi, horror, drama, action, theatrical release, movies-of-the-week, episodic, romance, westerns, Christmas movies, comedy, family, kid’s series, live audience multi-cam, situation comedies, web-based, etc.  Started 2017 on the Netflix/SYFY Channel action series VAN HELSING, a post-apocalyptic take on the vampire rising based on a graphic novel, directing multiples including the third Season Finale and opening the explosive fourth season. He has directed 26 Christmas and family films for the Hallmark Channel and Lifetime, including 3 Films in the popular Blake Shelton TIME series, 2 final Films in the FATHER CHRISTMAS series, a top #5 NEW YORK TIMES PICK: THE TREE THAT SAVED CHRISTMAS and UNLEASHING MR. DARCY, which broke the Network record on social media with 47 million tweets. He has worked for NETFLIX, HALLMARK, SYFY CHANNEL, LIFETIME, NICKELODEON, PARAMOUNT, MGM, 20TH CENTURY FOX, HBO, LIONSGATE, among others and has directed in locations including Scotland, Budapest, Vancouver, Montreal and Los Angeles.

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