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“Bend of the River” – A Fundraiser for the Human Access Project

Friday, November 16, 2018

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Riverfolk! Cinema lovers! Don’t miss this epic film showing the awesome grandeur of Oregon on the silver screen! Bend Of The River, starring Jimmy Stewart, is one film every Oregonian (and transplants) should see at least once. Get on your western duds and join the Human Access Project for this vintage classic shot in Oregon […]

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Official Trailer Out For #OregonMade LAIKA Movie, “Missing Link”

Friday, November 9, 2018

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A new trailer has been released for LAIKA’s latest project, “Missing Link.” Starring Hugh Jackman, written and directed by Chris Butler, music composed by Carter Burwell, producers are, Travis Knight, Arianne Sutner and will be released April 12,2019. “The charismatic Sir Lionel Frost considers himself to be the world’s foremost investigator of myths and monsters. Trouble is, none […]

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Portland Dark: The Writer’s Speak!

Monday, November 5, 2018

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The #OregonMade Creative Foundation and Comcast are proud to be supporters of Lower Boom’s Diversity and Inclusion Writing Initiative. This project is focused on giving diverse and historically disenfranchised writers an opportunity to write for TV. Currently, six writers are gathering on a weekly basis to work on the pilot and series script for an […]

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Spotlight On Location Scout/AC – Rocky Garrotto

Monday, November 5, 2018

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Spotlight on Rocky Garrotto Location Scout and 1st AC “I love location scouting – it’s like a treasure hunt.” In a smaller market like Southern Oregon, you have to wear multiple production hats to work year-round, and so in addition to still photography I also shoot video, edit, and often work as a 1st AC. […]

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Portland Native Screenwriter Wins 2018 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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On September 18, 2018, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Allison (Solberg) Buckmelter, a Portland native, and her husband Nicolas Buckmelter, won the prestigious 2018 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship award. Three individuals and one writing team have been named winners of the 2018 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. The fellows will each […]

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Spotlight On Location Professional – Enrique Arias

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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Being a location scout in the state of Oregon with the name Enrique Arias has always been a challenge. People tend to think I’m not a native of the state, but the fact is I have lived in Oregon all my life. I was born in Portland, Oregon. My parents and the rest of my […]

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Iconic Oregon Animator & Filmmaker, Will Vinton, Dies Aged 70

Thursday, October 4, 2018

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    This morning , Oregonian, Will Vinton passed away after a long battle with Multiple Myeloma.   Vinton was, and is, an inspiration to many of animators and filmmakers alike.  He started his career in filmmaking in the early 1970’s with Claymation projects such as, “Closed Mondays” for which he won the Best Animated […]

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OregonMade Creative Foundation & Travel Oregon Team Up To Offer “Winter Season Grant”

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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Oregon’s Magical Winter Season Grant  The $15,000 “Winter Season Grant” is being provided by the OregonMade Creative Foundation and in conjunction with Travel Oregon  to create a short film series of moving “postcard stories” that will captivate and encourage people to experience the winter season for themselves. The purpose of this grant is to support local content creators […]

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Inaugural “Portland Circuit” Collaboration Began With Sold Out Theatre!

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

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The#OregonMade Creative Foundation alongside the Northwest Film Center, the Hollywood Theatre, the Clinton Street Theater, and Cinema 21 announce the first film selected for a unique theatrical distribution program for locally produced feature films. The Portland Circuit, a collaboration between the #OregonMade Creative Foundation, the Northwest Film Center, the Hollywood Theatre, the Clinton St. Theater, […]

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#OregonMade Film Series, Next Up: “Drugstore Cowboy” + Walking Tour Of Film’s Sites

Thursday, September 20, 2018

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Next up (Monday, October 8th) in the #OregonMade Film Series at the Hollywood Theatre, is Gus Van Sant’s, “Drugstore Cowboy.”  #OregonMade filmmaker, Gus Van Sant’s film stars, Matt Dillon, Kelly Lynch, James Le Gros, and Heather Graham. Presented on 35mm. Celebrating 30 years from the production of the film in 1988, Oregon Film and the […]

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