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Winner Announced For #OregonMade Screenwriter’s Residency Award

Monday, August 6, 2018

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August 6th, 2018: The OregonMade Creative Foundation, Northwest Film Center and Playa Summer Lake announce the winner for the 2nd annual Playa residency award. The Screenwriter’s Residency program, now in its second year, received over 30 pitches, proposals and outlines from screenwriters, filmmakers and related creators focusing on a new take on an old genre […]

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Spotlight On Location Professional – Bobby Warberg

Thursday, August 2, 2018

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When I was 14 years old I answered our home phone and there was a man on the line that said he was looking for old cars to use in a new movie called, “Animal House”. I told him that my mom has an old car. The next thing I knew my mom and I […]

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Kick Ass Oregon History Is Taking A “Sometimes A Great Notion” Road Trip!

Thursday, August 2, 2018

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The Kick Ass Oregon History podcast will be starting their “Sometimes A Great Notion” road trip this week – folow them as they travel to the locations of the 1971 #OregonMade movie that filmed in such places as Kernville, Toledo, Newport and the Columbia River Gorge. KAOH will be exploring and discussing details about the […]

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KGW8 Covers Oregon Film’s 50th Anniversary – Test Your Knowledge Of #OregonMade Shows

Thursday, August 2, 2018

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KGW8 covered Oregon Film’s 50th Anniversary with a short film quiz of #OregonMade shows and a piece on what has been happening in the world of production here in Oregon for the last 50+ years. Check it out! Oregon Film, in partnership with the Hollywood Theatre, has been screening a selection of #OregonMade films since […]

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HouseSpecial and Wieden + Kennedy Create A New Tourism Campaign For Travel Portland

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

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Portland’s creative agency, Wieden + Kennedy, and  pioneering animation studio, HouseSpecial, have together created an interactive tourism campaign that is currently traveling the country, along with their (slightly) larger-than-life “Portlanders!” The collection of statues will be touring selected cities around the US.  The public can peek into the back of their heads to view a VR-like experience […]

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Portland Post-Production Film Grant Now Open

Thursday, July 19, 2018

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The Portland Film Office, in partnership with Oregon Made Creative Foundation (OMCF), invites local filmmakers to apply for funding designed to encourage the completion of a local feature-length project and position producers to build towards larger, more resourced productions. The Post-Production Film Grant Program supports the professional development of small, local filmmakers by providing funds for […]

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New #OregonMade Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – Production Underway

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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In late 2017, the Oregon Made Creative Foundation (in partnership with Oregon Film,) Travel Oregon, Danner Boots, and the Portland Film Office at Prosper Portland partnered together to bring  funding for a new grant: The Outdoor Adventure Film Grant. This Grant has enabled our filmmakers, Emilia Quinton and Liz Haan to begin creating a short […]

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Oregon Film’s 50th – Continued Coverage

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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Already appearing in this blog was a celebratory post on the Oregon Film office turning 50 but now we can also add a new piece from Oregon Live (thank you, Kristi Turnquist) that covers some of the last 50 years and how far we have come as a community. Oregon Film’s mission is to promote, […]

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Athena’s Gem Theatre – Getting A New Lease Of Life

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

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KPTV – FOX 12   The Gem Theatre is located in Athena—a small, community surrounded by wheat fields in the northeast corner of Oregon. The theatre showed its first “moving pictures” in 1909 and closed in 1968. Four decades of decay followed—an all too common tale of theatres lost forever. But, in the case of […]

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“Shrill” TV Adaptation To Shoot In Oregon, Starring Aidy Bryant

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

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Broadway Video (“Portlandia” and S3 of “Documentary Now“) is adapting Lindy West’s memoir, “Shrill” into an #OregonMade series for Hulu.  The series “will star Aidy Bryant of SNL fame and will begin production in Portland shortly.

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