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Oregon Film – Who We Are & What We Do!

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

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As we move into another busy production season and a new fiscal year, we wanted to proactively answer a few questions about the Oregon Film & Video Office, a/k/a/ The Governor’s Office of Film & Television, a/k/a Oregon Film. That’s us. Did you know this office was “founded” in 1968 by Gov. McCall as a […]

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NW Animation Fest 2017 Kicks Off May 10th In Portland, & May 19th in Eugene.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 NW Animation Fest in both Portland (May 10-14) and Eugene (May 19-21).  Don’t miss out, there is a huge and diverse offering of animation work to see.

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DisOrient Asian American Film Fest Of Oregon – Begins This Week In Eugene

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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The 12th Annual Disorient Asian America, Film Festival begins April 21 and runs through 23. “DisOrient is a social justice film festival that takes place at the Bijou Art Cinemas in Eugene, Oregon.  It is dedicated to deconstructing the media stereotypes of Asians and Asian Americans as “Orientals”. We believe in the power of film-as-art to educate, […]

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Governor Brown Dedicates Grove Of Trees To #ThankYouGrimm!

Friday, April 14, 2017

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This afternoon, Governor Kate Brown joined members of the “Grimm” cast and crew along with the City of Portland, State of Oregon elected officials, and representatives from  Oregon Film, Friends of Trees, Friends of Pier Park and Comcast/NBC. They all came together to plant a small grove of trees in beautiful Pier Park, North Portland, […]

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Nicalis Inc. Acquires Eugene’s Game Studio Cowboy Color

Thursday, April 13, 2017

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Nicalis Inc., developer and publisher of such video games as Cave Story, 1001 Spikes and The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+, announced  that it has acquired two talented and diverse game development studios: Irvine, California-based SuperVillain Studios and Cowboy Color of Eugene, Oregon. Cowboy Color was founded in 2015, but in less than two years its […]

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This Fall Animating Life:The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA Comes to Portland Art Museum

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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Behind the scenes, the Oregon animation studio, LAIKA, is an amazing collection of animators, artists, cutting-edge tech, and good, old-fashioned story-telling, and this fall you will be able to explore LAIKA’s “creative process” from start to finish at the Portland Art Museum. The Northwest Film Center and the Portland Art Museum have partnered with LAIKA […]

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Timberline Lodge Hosting New “Experiential” Horror Film Fest!

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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The Overlook Film Festival is about to begin (April 27-30) at Timberline Lodge, on the flanks of Mount Hood.  The lodge exterior stood in for the fictitious “Overlook Hotel” in Kubrick’s ’80’s classic horror movie, “The Shining“, and has drawn fans from all over the world to see the impressive pre-WWII 1930’s building. The festival […]

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“Tracktown” Coming to iTunes and Theatres May 12th

Monday, April 10, 2017

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“Tracktown” Alexi Pappas and Jeremy Teicher co-wrote and produced the movie that chronicles the physical and emotional struggles of a young, Eugene runner (Pappas) in this coming of age feature. Check out the latest review from ESPN. #OregonMade #OregonMadeShows Follow Pappas on Twitter @AlexiPappas

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#ThankYouGrimm – Governor To Unveil Grove Of Trees

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

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Next week, Governor Kate Brown, will unveil a grove of trees in a north Portland park, as a way to permanently thank many departments in the City of Portland, and to celebrate the crew, vendors and service people of Oregon that made it possible for the show to be such a success. Friends of Trees […]

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The Oregonian “Grimm” Tour Guide of Portland Locations Is Out!

Monday, March 27, 2017

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Watch the new tour of “Grimm’s” Portland locations on this great guide from the Oregonian!  You can read more  about this tour of 23 iconic locations used in the show here. #ThankYouGrimm #OregonMade #OregonMadeShows

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