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Eastern Oregon Film Festival Makes MovieMaker Magazine’s “Coolest Film Fests In The World, 2017”!

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

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MovieMaker Magazine voted Eastern Oregon Film Festival #EOFF as one of the 25 “Coolest Film Festivals In The World, 2017″. MovieMaker noted that the “Coolest Film Festivals in the World come in all shapes and sizes, but one thing holds true about them all—they have a certain something that makes attendees not want to leave.” […]

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Free Outdoor Screenings in State Parks Goes Through Sept 9th

Saturday, July 22, 2017

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Now in its second year, The Hollywood Theatre, Oregon Parks & Rec, Oregon Film and various other community partners are teaming up again to bring a unique series of outdoor movies to Oregon State Parks. The series kicked off on July 29th at Champoeg State Heritage Area and will go through September 9th. All parks in the […]

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Juliana Lukasik and Alicia J. Rose Talk About Changing the Media Landscape for the Better on The Portland Film Podcast

Friday, July 21, 2017

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Directors Juliana Lukasik and Alicia J. Rose have done two recent but separate episodes on The Portland Film Podcast talking about working in a changing film & TV business and creating great work.   Lukasik, the chairperson of the Oregon Film Board of Directors and also an accomplished director herself, recently launched “5to50” a female-centric […]

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Multiple Emmy Nominations For “Portlandia”!

Thursday, July 20, 2017

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      The 69th Emmy Awards nominations were again kind to #OregonMade “Portlandia“.  Three nominations were handed down for: Best Variety Sketch Series Outstanding Costume Design for Variety, Non-Fiction or Reality;  (“Carrie Dates a Hunk”).  Nominees; Amanda Needham Costume Designer, Jayme Hansen, Asst. Costume Designer, and Jordan Hamilton, Costume Supervisor Production Design (“Fred’s Cell […]

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Travel Through Time With Uncage The Soul’s “Yesterday’s Tomorrow – A Portland Journey”

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

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Another fantastic project from Uncage the Soul.  Travel back in time and see what Portland looked like way back when…  #OregonMade

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Francis Ford Coppola In conversation With Melena Ryzik of The New York Times, At The Schnitz October 2nd

Monday, July 10, 2017

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“Literary Arts is honored to host Francis Ford Coppola, one of the most iconic filmmakers of our time, on Monday, October 2 to discuss his latest book Live Cinema and Its Techniques. Coppola will appear in conversation with The New York Times reporter Melena Ryzik. Francis Ford Coppola is an award-winning director, producer, and writer […]

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Bend, A Versatile Filming Location, Now Voted One of America’s “Best Towns” By Outside Magazine

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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Central Oregon has long been a versatile location for commercials and features, with sweeping high-desert landscapes, rushing white-water rivers, and roads that stretch for miles, and now Outside Magazine has recognized it’s hub, the city of Bend, as one of America’s “Best Towns” to live and work. We couldn’t agree more! Bend is not only […]

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Fullbright’s Long-Awaited “Tacoma” Is Released

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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The Oregon, independent game developer, Fullbright, has announced that their latest console game,  “Tacoma”, has been released on Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Xbox One, and will be released August 2.  This latest game comes as a follow up to their popular, and multi- award-winning game, “Gone Home“ (set in 1990’s Oregon) that became […]

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How Do You “Break In” And Get Your Project Made?

Friday, June 30, 2017

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We were recently approached by, Theo Friedman, a University of Oregon business alumnus, with an idea to create a report for the rookie filmmaker that would look at providing some answers to how projects get made.  Oregon Film, in conjunction with the University of Oregon’s Film Organization,  was able to introduce Friedman to a handful […]

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OPIF Tax Credit Auction Coming on July 10th

Friday, June 30, 2017

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As a reminder, the OPIF online auction will begin at 9 am Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on Monday, July 10, 2017 at the following link: http://www.oregon.gov/dor/pages/auction.aspx The links to submit bids will not be active until July 10, but complete information on the auction process as well as a downloadable Tax Credit Auction Form (TCA) are available […]

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