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NW Youth Careers Expo Filmed By Students

Thursday, March 23, 2017

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We had another stellar turnout of high-schoolers at this years’ NW Youth Careers Expo, (over 6,500) and two Portland Public School student videographers, who were part of our Job Shadow Program last year, were on hand to film, and produce the video that told the story.  Great job!  See photos from the expo. #OregonMade

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TechFestNW Kicks Off Today!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

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Experience TechFestNW in Portland! “TechFestNW is where you’ll explore the best of tech trends- from Artificial Intelligence to cannatech- in an up-close and personal way. With four tracks of content- Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, Lifestyle Tech, and Digital Storytelling- there’s truly something for everyone with an eye and ear for the tech universe. […]

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Grimm Crew is #OregonMade

Thursday, March 23, 2017

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The Final Episode has aired for the long-running NBC Series “Grimm”, and we wanted to celebrate and congratulate the deeply talented local crew that worked so hard to make the show all that it is.  To that end, many of them came together for an afternoon at Picture This and spoke about what the show, […]

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iOPIF open for “Indigenous” Projects happening this Summer

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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Oregon Film is open for applications on a first-come-first-served, rolling basis for its “indigenous” Oregon Production Investment Fund (“iOPIF”) for projects that are planning their productions for the 2017-18 fiscal year (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018). iOPIF is set up specifically to help indigenously produced projects. Qualifying projects must be produced by an Oregon […]

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Grove of Trees To Be Planted In North Portland Park- #ThankYouGrimm

Thursday, March 16, 2017

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We are excited to announce that, along with City of Portland, and Friends of Trees, we will be planting a grove of trees in a north Portland park as a fitting way to say #ThankyouGrimm. “Grimm” the #OregonMade, NBC Universal series, shot in many locations around the metro area.  The show ended earlier this year after […]

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Productions Give Back with Film Shadow Program

Thursday, March 16, 2017

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As we bid farewell to “Grimm” and welcome both “The Librarians” and “Portlandia” back for their next seasons this coming Spring and Summer – we wanted to share a very special program we were able to put together last summer with the help of the producers of these shows, Open Signal, the City of Portland […]

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Oregon Production Industry Featured At NW Youth Careers Expo

Thursday, March 16, 2017

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We had another successful year at the NW Youth Careers Expo, with over 6,000 high-schoolers attending the Portland Workforce Alliance run event.  In our booth this year, we had, Koerner Camera Systems, BLT Production Services, Ravenous Studios, and HouseSpecial, each of whom interacted and answered dozens of questions from excited and interested students.  This is […]

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New Proposed Rules for Regional Incentive Program (rOPIF) and Revisions to OPIF Posted

Monday, March 6, 2017

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New proposed rules for the rOPIF program passed during the 2016 session have been posted to Oregon Film’s website. The comment period will last until noon on April 30, 2017. Comments should be sent to [email protected] with the subject line “New Rules Comment.” Applications for the rOPIF program will open on May 1, 2017, but […]

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POWFest Celebrates 10 Years!

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

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POWFest Celebrates 10 years of putting women directed films on screen with with BEWARE THE SLENDERMAN, THIS IS EVERYTHING: GIGI GORGEOUS, GUEST OF HONOR CHERYL DUNYE AND MORE, at this year’s festival. Portland, Oregon – February 16, 2017 – The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) is pleased to announce the programming highlights of our […]

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Oregon Business Talks “Portlandia”

Monday, February 27, 2017

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Mike Green, Oregon Business, examines “Portandia’s” impact over the years as the show gears up to shoot its final season. #OregonMade #OregonMadeShows

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