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Free Outdoor Screenings in State Parks Kicks Off with “The Book of Life”

Saturday, July 22, 2017

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Now in its second year, The Hollywood Theatre, Oregon Parks & Rec, Oregon Film and various other community partners are teaming up again to bring a unique series of outdoor movies to Oregon State Parks.   The series kicks off on July 29th with a screening of  THE BOOK OF LIFE at Champoeg State Heritage Area. All parks […]

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Juliana Lukasik and Alicia J. Rose Talk About Changing the Media Landscape for the Better on The Portland Film Podcast

Friday, July 21, 2017

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Directors Juliana Lukasik and Alicia J. Rose have done two recent but separate episodes on The Portland Film Podcast talking about working in a changing film & TV business and creating great work.   Lukasik, the chairperson of the Oregon Film Board of Directors and also an accomplished director herself, recently launched “5to50” a female-centric […]

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Travel Through Time With Uncage The Soul’s “Yesterday’s Tomorrow – A Portland Journey”

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

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Another fantastic project from Uncage the Soul.  Travel back in time and see what Portland looked like way back when…  #OregonMade

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Francis Ford Coppola In conversation With Melena Ryzik of The New York Times, At The Schnitz October 2nd

Monday, July 10, 2017

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“Literary Arts is honored to host Francis Ford Coppola, one of the most iconic filmmakers of our time, on Monday, October 2 to discuss his latest book Live Cinema and Its Techniques. Coppola will appear in conversation with The New York Times reporter Melena Ryzik. Francis Ford Coppola is an award-winning director, producer, and writer […]

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Bend, A Versatile Filming Location, Now Voted One of America’s “Best Towns” By Outside Magazine

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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Central Oregon has long been a versatile location for commercials and features, with sweeping high-desert landscapes, rushing white-water rivers, and roads that stretch for miles, and now Outside Magazine has recognized it’s hub, the city of Bend, as one of America’s “Best Towns” to live and work. We couldn’t agree more! Bend is not only […]

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Fullbright’s “Tacoma” – Coming August 2, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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The Oregon, independent game developer, Fullbright, has announced that their latest console game,  “Tacoma”, is scheduled for release on Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Xbox One, and will be released August 2.  This latest game comes as a follow up to their popular, and multi- award-winning game, “Gone Home“ (set in 1990’s Oregon) that […]

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How Do You “Break In” And Get Your Project Made?

Friday, June 30, 2017

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We were recently approached by, Theo Friedman, a University of Oregon business alumnus, with an idea to create a report for the rookie filmmaker that would look at providing some answers to how projects get made.  Oregon Film, in conjunction with the University of Oregon’s Film Organization,  was able to introduce Friedman to a handful […]

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OPIF Tax Credit Auction Coming on July 10th

Friday, June 30, 2017

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As a reminder, the OPIF online auction will begin at 9 am Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on Monday, July 10, 2017 at the following link: http://www.oregon.gov/dor/pages/auction.aspx The links to submit bids will not be active until July 10, but complete information on the auction process as well as a downloadable Tax Credit Auction Form (TCA) are available […]

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Portland Art Museum Screening “Shut Up Anthony” – Tonight!

Thursday, June 29, 2017

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In case you have not seen it, Kyle Eaton‘s “Shut Up Anthony“, is screening tonight at the Portland Art Museum (7pm). The indie comedy has been picking up traction and some nice reviews and recently won a Spirit Award (for Narrative Feature) at the Brooklyn Film Fest. Starring Robert A. D’Esposito (Anthony), and Katie Michels […]

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YouTube Red’s “Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge” Will Debut This Fall

Thursday, June 29, 2017

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YouTube Red, producer Ken Mok (“America’s Next Top Model”), and D’Wayne Edwards of Pensole’s design lab in Portland, team up to create this new unscripted competition series. The idea of the competition is to simulate the competitive world of sneaker design with four teams of twelve vying for an opportunity to work at Adidas in […]

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