Got a unique film project that contributes to society? The Roy W. Dean Film Grant is looking to award its grant to one that fits that description. This year’s winner receives $3,500 cash and $30,000 in donated film products and services to help complete their film. Films can be documentaries, short films, features, TV or web series. Deadline for submission is June 30th, 2016.
In addition to the cash prize, the winner receives a 1TB G-Drive ev ATC with Thunderbolt in Watertight Rugged case from grant donor G-Technology, $1,000 in consultation, marketing material creation, design, and marketing strategizing from Smart Girl Productions., $1,295.00 scholarship to Writers Boot Camp, and much more from many other heartfelt donors. Read More »
The National Film Preservation Foundation announced their latest group of historic films that will receive funding to preserve them for record. Among them are; the “Luther Cressman Field Work Films” (1938 – 1954), an important documentation of work done by the UO archaeologist, Luther Cressman; and a feature (1953) by UO alumnus, James Blue, that won a Critic’s prize at Cannes (1962).
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Oregon State Parks, The Hollywood Theatre, Travel Oregon and Oregon Film have partnered together to bring themed outdoor screenings into state parks this summer. The first one up: Christopher Guest’s hilarious BEST IN SHOW at the Dog Park in Molalla River SP. There will be festivities and even a doggie fashion show – so bring your best friend, your own bottle and settle in for a great evening. Tickets are free but need to be reserved in advance. Get more info and tickets here.
Filmmakers, creators and writers should check out the recent announcement from the Northwest Film Center & The NW Filmmakers Festival this November for details on two new grant programs: The Oregon Production Award and the Oregon Filmmaker’s Residency Award.
The OREGON PRODUCTION AWARD is an open competition in which filmmakers are asked to make a short 2 – 3 minute film on the topic of “The Frame.”
The winning film will receive $1,000 in cash, or $1,500 in cash (if film is shot outside of Portland) from the Governor’s Office of Film and Television to be applied towards making a film to be screened the following year. In addition, we are working with the Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA) and its members to contribute in-kind production donations to help you along the way.
This program calls for proposals from filmmakers and related creators to work on a script/film/visual narrative project during a 4 week residency at PLAYA in Summer Lake, Oregon.
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David (David Giuntoli) is left by his fiancé days before the wedding, and Flula (Flula Borg), his eccentrically upbeat best man, insists that they go on David’s honeymoon together: a backpacking trip through Oregon’s scenic mountains. Prepare to laugh when the pair crosses paths with a dazed conspiracy theorist (Brian T. Finney), an attractively charming backpacker (Claire Coffee), and a bloodthirsty predator (an actual wolf) who all partake in a trek that tests their friendship – and their lives. The BUDDYMOON adventures are bookended with passages from William Clark’s diary describing his friendship and expedition with Meriwether Lewis, giving David and Flula’s relationship a touch of male bonding history. BUDDYMOON is Alex Simmons’ first feature film, who has years of success in the documentary genre. He co-wrote the film with his friends and former roommates David Giuntoli and Flula Borg. Read More »
The Falls:Covenant of Grace, the third installment of The Falls series hopes to film in Portland this summer. It is a trilogy written and directed by Jon Garcia about two gay Mormon men and the struggles of LGBT individuals of faith. We currently have an IndieGoGo campaign going until early July to help us reach our goal. Please share the word if you can to help bring this series to light.
It’s been nearly a year since Adult Swim Toonami team tapped Hinge‘s Portland-based studio to produce show bumpers and the season finale of Toonami Intruder II, where the show’s venerable host TOM, and his AI co-host SARA, crash land on an unknown planet to find a new base of operations. The episode had something fun for both the hard core fans (who’ve enjoyed the show since it’s beginnings in 1997) as well as the casual viewers. If you want to see the finale again, here it is in full, thanks to our friends at Adult Swim. Read More »