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Yael Bridge

Yael Bridge

Documentary Film and Video

About

Yael received her BA in Psychology from Reed College, where she focused on memory and its role in shaping identity.  Upon completion of The New School's Documentary Studies program she returned to Portland, Oregon, where she has worked with film in a variety of capacities including teaching at a filmmaking summer camp, assisting on several documentary films and working as a freelance editor.  Yael has also worked for multiple film festivals including the Portland International Film Festival.


The Habitat Game 

hd video

JUNE, 2013
VIDEO DURATION: 16:11 MIN.

What do snake hunters, Ponce de Leon and a marine biologist have in common?

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

NewFilmmakers, New York, Anthology Film Archives, 2014

Mind in Body 

hd video

JUNE, 2012
VIDEO DURATION: 6:37 MIN.

This experimental short explores different ways of being trapped inside a broken body.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Honorable Mention, Local Sightings Film Festival, 2013
Couchfest, 2014
Seattle True Independent, Film Festival, 2014
Arizona International Film Festival, 2014
Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival (POWFest), 2014
Columbia Gorge International Film Festival, 2014
Antimatter Film Festival, 2013
Local Sightings - Northwest Film Forum, 2013

Reborning 

hd video

Co-directed by Helen Hood Scheer
MARCH, 2012
VIDEO DURATION: 7:30 MIN.

Jean likes making something out of nothing.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Best Documentary Short, Oxford Film Festival, 2013
Jury Award, Arizona International Film Festival, 2013
Director's Choice Selection, Black Maria Film Festival tour, 2013
KQEDTrulyCA, 2015
Columbia Gorge International Film Festival, 2013
Orlando Film Festival, 2013
Louisville International Festival of Film, 2013
Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema, 2013
San Francisco Frozen Film Festival, 2013
Columbia Gorge International Film Festival, 2013
Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival, 2013
Sehsüchte International Film Festival, 2013
Maryland Film Festival, 2013
Maryland Film Festival Shorts at ARTSCAPE, 2013
Durango Independent Film Festival, 2013
Independent Film Festival of Boston, 2013
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, 2013
Black Maria Film Festival tour, 2013
Big Muddy Film Festival, 2013
DOC NYC, 2012
St. Louis International Film Festival, 2012
New Orleans Film Festival, 2012
Pacific Film Archives Student Showcase, 2012
Art After Dark, Stanford University, 2012

Chicken and Zoe 

16mm black & white film

DECEMBER, 2011
VIDEO DURATION: 3:39 MIN.

Eating chicken takes on new meaning for 4 year old Zoe as she observes her first slaughter.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

Director's Citation,  Black Maria Film + Video Festival, 2013
Best Short Documentary, Oregon Independent Film Festival, 2012
Tacoma Film Festival, 2013
University Film and Video Association (UFVA) Conference, 2013
San Francisco Frozen Film Festival, 2013
Seattle True Independent Film Festival, 2013
Athens International Film + Video Festival, 2013
Food + Farm Film Festival, 2013
Madeira Film Festival, 2013
Portland International Film Festival, 2013
Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival (POWFest), 2013
American Documentary Film Festival, 2013
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, 2013
Slamdance, 2013
Next Frame Film Festival, 2012
Frontale Film Festival, 2012
Docuwest Documentary International Film Festival, 2012
Tumbleweed Film Festival, 2012
Williamsburg International Film Festival, 2012
Atlanta Underground Fim Festival, 2012
Mt. Hood Independent Film Festival, 2012
Columbia Gorge International Film Festival, 2012
Urban Suburban Film Festival, 2012

 

Events

June 15, 2013

Free and open to the public.

Annenberg Auditorium
June 13, 2013

Free and open to the public

Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building
March 21, 2012

Free and open to the public.

December 13, 2011

Free and open to the public