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OMPA Media Mixer: Southern Oregon

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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We’re kicking off the Klamath Independent Film Festival with an OMPA Media Mixer for our friends in Southern Oregon. Meet us a couple blocks from the KIFF opening gala for a drink and a bite – plus a chance to win a fabulous prize package! How fabulous, you ask? We’re giving away: an OMPA membership […]

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OMPA to host networking event with “Isle of Dogs” Production Designer

Monday, August 20, 2018

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Join Oregon Media Production Association on August 28 for an exciting evening immersed in the local production scene! Portland-based production designer Paul Harrod will kick things off with a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Wes Anderson’s new stop-motion film, Isle of Dogs. We’ll get to see how the director’s distinct artistic sensibilities informed every step […]

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OMPA Members in Focus: The Benefits of Alicia J. Rose

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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  Introducing Oregon Media Production Association’s first series: Members in Focus. The Oregon Media Production Association is a 35 year old non-profit, which boasts a collective of Oregon’s finest in film and television. We are a unique group made up of producers and directors, grips, set designers, cinematographers, make-up artists and so much more. We […]

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OMPA Welcomes Janice Shokrian As Executive Director

Thursday, December 3, 2015

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The Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA) is proud to announce and welcome Janice Shokrian as the organization’s executive director. Shokrian will be responsible for representing the mission of OMPA to members, potential members, legislative bodies and industry stakeholders. “After an exhaustive search, Janice stood out as the executive director who could take us forward in […]

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OMPA Invites You To The 2015 Oregon Actor Awards!

Thursday, November 19, 2015

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OMPA invites you to join us on Monday, November 23rd as we celebrate the brightest rising stars in Oregon. The Oregon Actor Awards recognizes on-camera talent whose work has been featured on network television, award-winning feature films, local and national advertising campaigns, short films and web series. The ceremony will be held at the Gerding […]

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Come for the Golf (Or Not) … Stay for the Good Times

Monday, August 17, 2015

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by Mary McDonald-Lewis, 1st Vice President, OMPA Me, I’m not a sportser. Call me the Gutter Queen. Or “She Who Picks Dandelions in Right Field,” but I’ve never grokked athletics. I do love the salty snacks, though. And the camaraderie. I like that a lot. I dig the friendly competition between folks playing anything having […]

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Celebrate SourceOregon!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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You are cordially invited to join OMPA members and other industry supporters on Friday, May 1, 2015 for the SourceOregon Directory Release Party, sponsored by Koerner Camera Systems & Rogue Ales with additional generous support from Dollar Rent-a-Car. This evening of libations, conversation, and celebration of the 2015 SourceOregon publication is not to be missed. WHAT: […]

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OMPA Appoints Nathaniel Applefield as Interim Executive Director

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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The Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA) has appointed Nathaniel Applefield as the organization’s Interim Executive Director following the departure of Tom McFadden after seven years of service to the organization. Applefield served prior as Executive Director for the Portland Local of SAG-AFTRA, and has over ten years of experience in Oregon politics. A search for […]

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OMPA Annual Meeting Celebrates Excellence, Inspiration

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

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Harry Dawson wins OMPA Award of Excellence Approximately four hundred members of Oregon’s commercial, film, television and interactive industry were on hand at Zarr Studios in Portland last Thursday for the annual meeting of the Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA). The professional trade group handed out $3,000 in student scholarships, recognized industry members for their achievements, inspiration, and volunteerism, and […]

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Oregon production directory – Deadline

Friday, November 28, 2014

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  Sunday, November 30th is the published deadline to list in the 2015 SourceOregon print directory. Don’t fall off the amazing wave of growth in Oregon production! Big studios to small shops all say that they rely on the SourceOregon production directory when they need people, equipment, services and resources. If you aren’t on their list, you don’t get […]

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