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#OregonMade “Leave No Trace” Premiering At Sundance

Thursday, January 18, 2018

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Debra Granik (“Winter’s Bone”) directed the #OregonMade “Leave No Trace”  that will be premiering at Sundance over two weekends during the festival this year.  “Leave No Trace,” set in Portland’s Forest Park, tells the tale of  Will and his teenage daughter, Tom, who “have lived off the grid, blissfully undetected by authorities in a vast […]

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Portland and Ashland Voted Best Places To Live + Work By MovieMaker

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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MovieMaker Magazine has annouced their “Best Places to Live and Work as a moviemaker” with Portland coming in at #11 in the “Big Cities” category, and Ashland at #5 in the “Small Cities” category.  Ashalnd was  beaten out by New Orleans, Savannah, Santa Fe, and Pittsburg, and Portland by Atlanta, Vancouver (BC), Los Angeles, Chicago, […]

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#OregonMade Netflix Series, “Everything Sucks” Will Premiere Feb 16th, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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“Everything Sucks” is the latest #OregonMade series to hit TV screens and set to air February 16th.  This newest Netflix series is described as a high school coming-of-age dramedy, set in the late 1990’s in Boring, Oregon.  It shot 10 episodes last year in Oregon City, Boring and Fort Rock. “Everything Sucks” was created by […]

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RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARCHIVE #Blockbuster&Chill: Brutal Beauty: Tales of the Rose City Rollers (Chip Mabry, 2010)

Friday, January 12, 2018

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The New Year (literally) rolls in with a vengeance this week as our intrepid Raider/Contributor takes us behind the scenes of Portland’s much beloved Rose City Rollers. There’s language to be wary of below and in the film itself, so if that kind of thing isn’t your proverbial cup’o’tea then stop here; but if that […]

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R2C Group Lands LendingTree

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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#OregonMade R2C, Portland’s largest creative agency, (with offices in Portland, San Francisco, Providence, R.I and Philadelphia) has landed the job of media partner for the online loans company, LendingTree. The Portland Business Journal noted that AdWeek reports indicated that LendingTree had a media budget of $126.5 million in 2016.  R2C will be servicing part of […]

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Final Season Of “Portlandia” Premieres On IFC January 18th

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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#OregonMade IFC and Broadway Videos’ “Portlandia” is almost back for its eigth and final season.  10 episodes will air every Tuesday night on IFC.  Along with Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen, returning guest stars will include Jeff Goldblum, Ed Begley Jr., Natasha Lyonne, Kyle MacLachlan, and Kumail Nanjiani. Other guest stars coming to “Portlandia” include: […]

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Free Workshop About Production Insurance – ABI Insurance & Northwest Film Center

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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MOVIE DAY – YOU BROUGHT EVERYTHING ELSE, HOW ABOUT THE INSURANCE? Free workshop for makers and creatives about production insurance, including navigating the application process and insurance jargon, and knowing what types of insurance your creative project needs at every stage, from pre-production through distribution.

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Animal House 40th Anniversary Celebration – Save the Date!

Monday, January 8, 2018

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We are excited to be a part of a celebration coming to Cottage Grove this August in honor of the dishonor that was “Animal House.” The Eugene and Cottage Grove shot film was released in the summer of 1978 and it is time to get together and have a massive Food Fight, Toga Party and […]

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RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARCHIVE: Requiem for a Video Store

Thursday, December 28, 2017

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This week we make a literal visit to Sandy to say goodbye to a institution that not only changed our expectation deadlines (kind of establishing the mid-point between the “wait for it…” past and the “I want it now!” present) but also changed the world. Who recalls walking out of a Blockbuster video not just […]

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RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARCHIVE: Snowtime Serenade (1949; originally released as Jingle Belles, 1941)

Friday, December 22, 2017

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It’s not often The Shining meets Tony the Tiger meets The Grinch meets hipster drum solos, but this week, they all do meet up for a delicious hot cocoa and a rockin’ sing-along around the fire at a 1940’s Timberline Lodge. And, that, my friends, is where Raider/Contributor Phil Oppenheim takes over… Picture the Timberline Lodge in December, […]

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