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#OregonMade Exhibit Closes & Hollywood Theatre Opens MicroCinema At PDX

Thursday, February 23, 2017

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KPTV – FOX 12 In partnership with the Port of Portland, the Hollywood Theatre is opening a first-of-its-kind free microcinema at Portland International Airport today’s. The Hollywood Theatre at PDX will feature short films by Oregon filmmakers and host special events and visiting guests.Read more. The #OregonMade exhibit, that has seen over 1.2 million pass […]

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Matt McCormick’s “Buzz One Four” – Preserving History

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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If you missed Oregon filmmaker, Matt McCormick’s new documentary, “Buzz One Four“, (screened at PIFF), stay tuned for release information.   “Buzz One Four” recollects and investigates, in first-hand experience, the “ill-fated flight of a Cold War B-52 bomber loaded with two thermonuclear bombs that crashed 90 miles from Washington DC.” Despite the US Air Force […]

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Miu Miu Women’s Stories Features Portland, Carmen Lynch – Directed By Chloë Sevigny

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Fashion brand Miu Mi, created an ongoing short film series, Women’s Tales, back in 2012, initially in partnership with the Venice Film Festival.  Miu Miu commissions two films a year.  The short films must use Miu Miu’s clothing line as costumes, and only female directors have been invited to participate.  Last year, Chloë Sevigny (a […]

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Portland Black Film Festival February 9-22

Monday, February 6, 2017

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Curated  by David F. Walker and the Hollywood Theatre, the Portland Black Film Festival will showcase “diverse perspectives and stories in an art form all too often dominated by white filmmakers. This year’s festival features films which showcase the cinematic achievements of African American stars and filmmakers and examine the black experience in America.”  

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Hollywood Theatre Set To Open Later This Month At PDX

Monday, February 6, 2017

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The new Hollywood Theatre @ PDX is getting ready to open later this month, the only airport theatre in the US! Read more from OPB. “In partnership with the Port of Portland, the Hollywood Theatre is creating a movie theatre space in the airport’s C Concourse.  The Hollywood Theatre at Portland International Airport will feature […]

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Congrats To LAIKA’s “Kubo And The Two Strings” On Three Annie Award Wins

Monday, February 6, 2017

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Congratulations to LAIKA on their three Annie Award wins for “Kubo And The Two Strings“: Production Design in an Animated Feature Production Nelson Lowry, Trevor Dalmer, August Hall, Ean McNamara KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS Character Animation in an Animated Feature Production Jan Maas KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS Laika Editorial in an Animated Feature […]

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“Grimm” – Gone, But Not Forgotten. PBJ Sums Up 7 years and 6 Seasons

Sunday, February 5, 2017

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“Grimm” has made Portland home for 7 years, hired around 1,000 people (80 percent of the crew have been local, and about 250 full time crew), spent a little over $55 million each year, and has helped many vendors and support businesses expand in equipment and employees, as well as showcase Portland’s varied locations.  The […]

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“I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore” Takes Grand Jury Award At Sundance

Monday, January 30, 2017

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“I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore“, Macon Blair‘s directorial debut and produced by Oregonian, Neil Kopp, were honored with Sundance‘s top award, the Grand Jury prize in the US Dramatic Competition over the week end. Macon Blair has a history in Oregon, as he starred-in, and co-produced, also with, Neil Kopp, another […]

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“Grimm” Gala Raises Over $800K For Doernbecher’s At Final Gala

Monday, January 30, 2017

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Over the weekend, “Grimm”  NBCUniversal, Comcast, and Nike brought together cast, crew and attendees for the final time, to raise money for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation.  Within 3 hours, over $800,000 was raised from the gala’s auction of unique items, and props, from the show that has called Portland their home for 7 years and […]

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“The Librarians” Are Coming Back For Season 4

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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TNT and Electric Entertainment are bringing “The Librarians” back for another season – the 4th in Oregon!  The show stars; Rebecca Romijin, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim, John Larroquette, and series veteran,  Noah Wyle and produced with executive producers Dean Devlin, Marc Roskin, and Wyle. Read more. #OregonMade #OregonMadeShows

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