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#OregonMade Doc, “Lifeboat” Shortlisted For An Oscar

Monday, January 14, 2019

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Oregonian, Skye Fitzgerald, (now based in Portland and grew up in Eastern Oregon) has an impressive collection of documentaries under his belt.  His latest, “Lifeboat” documents North African migrants trying to make it across the Mediterranean sea to safety.  “Lifeboat” has been shortlisted  for an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category 2019.  The documentary […]

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From The Couch Film Collective – Script To Screen Grant Program Still Open For Applications

Friday, January 4, 2019

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Have a story to tell? Are you working on your short film script? An amazing opportunity is here for local women and non-binary filmmakers… Our SCRIPT TO SCREEN GRANT PROGRAM is OPEN until January 20th. Members of the Couch Film Collective can enter the 2019 Script to Screen Grant Program for an opportunity to win […]

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Robert Blanche Fundraiser Now Accepting Raffle Donations

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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From Northwest Labor Press: This year’s SAG awards watch party will raise money for a union actor who’s fighting for his life Actors Awkwafina and Laverne Cox announce the nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Every year, the union performers in the Portland SAG-AFTRA local gather at the Lake Theater in Lake […]

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Travel Oregon Leads You to Your Favorite Oregon Film and TV Location

Thursday, December 20, 2018

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As part of the closing out of our 50th year, our friends and colleagues at Travel Oregon have put together an incredible itinerary of places to visit to further celebrate some of the amazing #OregonMade shows that this state has been lucky enough to host over the years. From “Wild” and “Twilight” to “Paint Your […]

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“Lifeboat” Makes Oscar Shortlist

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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The powerful short film “Lifeboat” from #OregonMade filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald has made the Oscar shortlist for Short Form Documentary. “Lifeboat” showcases the crisis of refugees desperate enough to risk their lives in rubber boats leaving Libya in the middle of the night and pushing off into the unknown, despite a high probability of drowning. With […]

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TLC’s “Long Lost Family” – Latest Episode Features Jacksonville’s Nunan House

Friday, December 14, 2018

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Tune in to TLC on Monday, December 17 to catch episode 9 of the new Season 5 of TLC’s “Long Lost Family” which features The Nunan House in Jacksonville. “Long Lost Family” follows the touching stories of people who have suffered a lifetime of separation and are yearning to be reunited with their birthparents and biological […]

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2nd Annual Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – “Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone” – Opens Today!

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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The second annual Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – “Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone” opens for applications today! The Grant is being provided by the #OregonMade Creative Foundation in conjunction with Travel Oregon. This grant will provide $20,000 in funding to enable the selected applicant to create a short film that specifically showcases the diversity of […]

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Debra Granik Wins Best Director from LAFCA For #OregonMade “Leave No Trace”

Monday, December 10, 2018

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The L.A. Film Critic Association (LAFCA) awarded Debra Granik with Best Director for her #OregnMade film, “Leave No Trace.”  The winners will be awarded their honors at the January 12th gala in Century City.  Congrats Debra! We always knew that #OregonMade films, series, docs, animation and interactive games were among the best in the nation […]

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Spotlight On Location Professional – Mathew Noack

Thursday, December 6, 2018

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Born and raised a boy scout in rural Oregon, Mathew Noack is a true son of the state. Upon graduating high school, he dug deep into the Oregon soil, pulled up his roots and posted sail. Catching eastward winds, he landed in Colorado, Texas and eventually Florida. This is where he completed his film degree […]

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Oregon Shines In The New Rivian Electric Pickup Truck Commercial – “The Clean Escape”

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

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#OregonMade, “The Clean Escape” makes the state shine in the new Rivian electric pickup truck commercial.  From the Astoria-Megler bridge to the Pearl in downtown Portland, Mount Hood, the Rowena curves, and back out to the beach – just some of the locations covered in this one.  The Rivian is billed as the “Worlds First Electric Adventure Vehicle”. When asked about working on […]

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