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Spotlight On Location Professional – Beth Melnick, Northlight Locations

Monday, December 11, 2017

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(Shot in; Forest Park, Mount Hood National Forest.) This month we are highlighting location professional, Beth Melnick, Northlight Locations. Beth describes herself as “a hyphenate”, a Location Scout and Location Manager – “scouting and managing call upon two very different sets of muscles and perhaps the one thing that ties them is curiosity about, and […]

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An “IKar” For Oregon!

Monday, December 11, 2017

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New to Oregon is the #OregonMade “IKar” – a custom built Mini that has been built from the ground up, with careful attention to suspension, tires and brakes.  The IKar can currently accomodate 2 crew people and will eventually be able to accomodate 3. IKar came to life when owner/operator, Mark “Sparky” Haleston, wanted something […]

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RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARCHIVE: Mara of the Wilderness (Frank McDonald, 1966)

Friday, December 8, 2017

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Oregon doubles for Alaska in this week’s RotLA edition and it brings some (early) Batman-esque Romp! Danger! and Romance! to the fore in the process. Yes, Adam West is this week’s featured artist in a Deschutes National Forest set feature which predates Mr. West’s glorious days as the first caped crusader to appear on our […]

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#OregonMade “Lean On Pete” In Theaters March 30th, 2018

Thursday, December 7, 2017

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ACCLAIMED FILMMAKER ANDREW HAIGH RETURNS WITH AMERICANA ODYSSEY IN FIRST TRAILER AND POSTER FOR LEAN ON PETE, STARRING CHARLIE PLUMMER, STEVE BUSCEMI AND CHLOЁ SEVIGNY. The film premiered to exceptional reviews at The Venice Film Festival in competition and also played Telluride and Toronto earlier this year. – IN THEATERS MARCH 30 – From acclaimed […]

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HBO’s #OregonMade “Here And Now” Unveiled New Trailer

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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#OregonMade in Portland, the new Alan Ball/HBO series, “Here and Now” shared the new teaser trailer yeterday. The series about a, “multi-racial family made up of husband, wife, three adopted children from Somalia, Vietnam and Colombia and one biological child, find their bonds tested when one of the children begins seeing things which the rest […]

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RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARCHIVE: Gravity Falls (2012-2013, 2014-2016)

Friday, December 1, 2017

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This week we shift gears in the RotLA world and it takes us down a path that isn’t necessarily #OregonMade, as we would always prefer, but #OregonSET. There’s many a great project that is set here in Oregon but has not brought itself to actually produce its content in this great state – Springfield-set The Simpsons […]

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Inaugural Outdoor-Adventure Film Grant Opens Tomorrow!

Thursday, November 30, 2017

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 We are excited to announce, with our partners, our inaugural Outdoor-Adventure Film Grant! Oregon Film, Travel Oregon, Danner Boots, and the Portland Film Office at Prosper Portland have partnered to bring funding for a new competitive grant, the Outdoor-Adventure Film Grant (OAFG). The OAFG will enable the selected applicant to create a short film that […]

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Sundance To Premiere Both Debra Granik’s & Gus Van Sant’s New Films

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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Sundance Film Festival announced its lineup today and we are pleased to see that Debra Granik‘s (“Winter’s Bone”) new feature, “Untitled Debra Granik Project” was just accepted in the festival’s World Premiere section.  Granik wrote (with Anne Rosellini) and directed this #OregonMade film. “A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest […]

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OMPA’s Holiday Media Mixer at Oregon Film’s Offices December 6th

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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Oregon Film is hosting OMPA’s December Media Mixer Wednesday 6th, December.  RSVP as soon as you can – come and help OMPA cut their cake to celebrate 35 years! December 6th, 5.30-8pm Oregon Film’s offices, 123 NE 3rd Ave, Portland (use main entrance on 3rd street, and park in the parking lot behind the building […]

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RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARCHIVE: Cold Weather (Aaron Katz, 2010)

Monday, November 27, 2017

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After a shortened week last week RotLA returns today with the final installment of its Noirvember sub-series. This time, it’s a moody and realistic dive into Portland’s not-too-distant but oh-so-different past featuring understated performances, quietly iconic locations and an it-sneaks-up-on-you tension – passing by not only RotLA’s humble narrator’s own Hollywood neighborhood but also The […]

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