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Coming Soon, #OregonMade “The Competition Movie”

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Thora Birch (American Beauty), and Chris Klein (American Pie) star in this #OregonMade indie feature that shot last year.  A new website has just been released and now is gearing up for a release. KPTV’s More Good Day Oregon has a first look.  #thecompetitionthefilm

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PIGSquad – Portland Retro Gaming Expo – October 20-22

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Game developers and indie game enthusiasts, you won’t want to miss this.  When it is over, then check out the future of immersive gaming on October 23rd, with this event brought to you by PigSquad, Intel, New Relic, PANOGS, The Khronos Group,   360 Labs, and Perkins Cole.    

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“Who Killed Jim Thompson The Thai Silk King” premieres at LCC in Eugene

Monday, October 16, 2017

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“Who Killed Jim Thompson The Thai Silk King” premieres at LCC, Friday, October 20th, 7:00 PM, Ragozzino Performance Hall.  Paris based Director Neil Hollander will be present as will Seattle based Producer Barry Broman.  Be sure to read the BBC and Newsweek stories linked below. OSS agent Jim Thompson was rich.  He founded the Thai […]

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RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARCHIVE: Unhinged (Don Gronquist, 1982)

Friday, October 13, 2017

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Continuing on under the sub-heading “Hooray for Horregon,” our intrepid Raider/Contributor leads us up to the top of the SW Hills over Portland to celebrate an #OregonMade Filmmaker who the Willamette Week called “Portland’s most important forgotten filmmaker:” Don Gonquist. The trailer pretty much sets the tone from there. “It began as an idyllic outing….” […]

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Help Save Movie Madness!

Thursday, October 12, 2017

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Help Save MovieMadness! Help the Hollywood Theatre save legendary Portland video store Movie Madness and its world-class collection of 80,000+ titles. The Kickstarter page outlines the plan: “Movie Madness is a Portland institution. Known for its vast collection, knowledgeable staff, and display cases full of legendary film props, the iconic Belmont storefront has a deserved […]

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On Screen/In Person Accepting Applications

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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Through the generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s On Screen/In Person program provides all-expense-paid touring grants for filmmakers from across the country to screen their work, connect with new audiences, and participate in related community engagement events at venues throughout the mid-Atlantic region. I am writing today to […]

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Spotlight On #OregonMade Locations Scout – Dave Schelske

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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Dave Schelske is a local photographer, scout and certified drone operator in the Portland area with over 20 years of location experience.  Schelske – “Most of my work has been with outdoor recreation client for national print ad campagins and TV. I have a large library of backcountry locations both here in the NW and […]

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#OregonMade “Paint Your Wagon” Turns 50!

Monday, October 9, 2017

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“Paint Your Wagon” (and Oregon Film!) turns 50 next year – come and see this #OregonMade feature!  Oregon Film, Kick Ass Oregon History, and the Hollywood Theater, are joining forces to bring you this special screening starring Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood and Jean Seberg.   Kick Ass Oregon History will be presenting a podcast the […]

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Film Festivals in Oregon: Impacts and Marketing Strategies

Saturday, October 7, 2017

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After attending so many wonderful festivals throughout the state, Oregon Film, Travel Oregon and the Community Service Center at the University of Oregon (CSC) wanted to try to quantify the impact these community gatherings were having – economically, socially and creatively. To that end, with help from many of the festival organizers and patrons themselves […]

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RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARCHIVE: Cthulhu (Daniel Gildark, 2007)

Friday, October 6, 2017

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Under the sub-heading of “Hooray for Horregon!” Raider/Contributor Phil Oppenheim descends into the historical depths of the genre and unearths H.P. Lovecraftian tales featuring the haunting and often horrific Oregon Coast where none-other-than Tori Spelling emerges as a seductress from the sea to summon the all-powerful Cthulhu to River Mouth (nee Astoria) shores. Diminutive armies of […]

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