Wacom Experience Center

1455 NW Irving St, Portland, OR 97209

Reel Love

Looking for to get a professional eye on your Demo Reel? Working on project and want some industry level feedback? Are you a pro looking to get some peer to peer review and fine tune your reel? Well then, do we have the event for you!

ASIFA Portland proudly presents: REEL Love 

What is REEL Love?

This is a FREE, all ages event where we have a panel of currently working professionals ready to give feedback on your work based around the animation industry. Students, enthusiasts, and professionals alike are all encouraged to attend.

How does it work?
Attendees are welcome to stop in any time during the event (12pm to 3pm) and have a 10-15 minute one on one portfolio feedback session with a professional of their choosing. There will be a sign up sheet at each station, sessions are first come, first served.


Attendees must bring their material/videos on a USB flashdrive or hard drive as we will not be relying on internet to review materials.

Our reviewers include:
Rob Bekuhrs: 3D animation
Michelle Ross: 3D animation
Cody Sauer: 3D modeling
Allyson Willsey: 2D Animation for games, loops, ect. 
Heather Nesheim: 2D asset creation, game concept art / design
Neisje Morrell: 2D animation for commercial work
Temris Ridge: 2D animation
Suzanne Twining: Stop Motion animation
TBA: Motion graphics / VFX

The panelists are not in a position to do any hiring at the companies where they are employed. Our feedback is meant to give guidance and insight only.

What do I do while I’m waiting for my turn?

Network! Light snacks with be provided by Animation Resource Community Services for anyone that wants to mingle.
Attendees are encouraged to test out Wacom’s many products and features around the room.There will be a dedicated ASIFA info table for anyone that has any questions about our group, or Portland’s animation community at large.