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Four #OregonMade Film Projects Win 2018 Portland Post Production Grants

Monday, December 3, 2018

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The Portland Film Office, in partnership with the Oregon Made Creative Foundation, has announced the recipients of its first Portland Post Production Grant Program.  Selected from a pool of twenty applicants, four local filmmakers will receive $5,000 for their respective projects. The grant program is intended to support the professional development of local Portland filmmakers […]

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OPIF Tax Credit Auction – December Edition

Monday, November 19, 2018

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The Oregon Department of Revenue will be holding another auction for approximately $1M in tax credits for the 2018-19 Oregon Production Investment Fund (“OPIF”). The auction will be held for 3 days only from Wednesday to Friday, December 5-7, 2018. The credits will be sold in $500 increments and the minimum bid will be 95% […]

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“Bend of the River” – A Fundraiser for the Human Access Project

Friday, November 16, 2018

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Riverfolk! Cinema lovers! Don’t miss this epic film showing the awesome grandeur of Oregon on the silver screen! Bend Of The River, starring Jimmy Stewart, is one film every Oregonian (and transplants) should see at least once. Get on your western duds and join the Human Access Project for this vintage classic shot in Oregon […]

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Official Trailer Out For #OregonMade LAIKA Movie, “Missing Link”

Friday, November 9, 2018

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A new trailer has been released for LAIKA’s latest project, “Missing Link.” Starring Hugh Jackman, written and directed by Chris Butler, music composed by Carter Burwell, producers are, Travis Knight, Arianne Sutner and will be released April 12,2019. “The charismatic Sir Lionel Frost considers himself to be the world’s foremost investigator of myths and monsters. Trouble is, none […]

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Portland Dark: The Writer’s Speak!

Monday, November 5, 2018

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The #OregonMade Creative Foundation and Comcast are proud to be supporters of Lower Boom’s Diversity and Inclusion Writing Initiative. This project is focused on giving diverse and historically disenfranchised writers an opportunity to write for TV. Currently, six writers are gathering on a weekly basis to work on the pilot and series script for an […]

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Spotlight On Location Scout/AC – Rocky Garrotto

Monday, November 5, 2018

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Spotlight on Rocky Garrotto Location Scout and 1st AC “I love location scouting – it’s like a treasure hunt.” In a smaller market like Southern Oregon, you have to wear multiple production hats to work year-round, and so in addition to still photography I also shoot video, edit, and often work as a 1st AC. […]

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Portland Native Screenwriter Wins 2018 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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On September 18, 2018, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Allison (Solberg) Buckmelter, a Portland native, and her husband Nicolas Buckmelter, won the prestigious 2018 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship award. Three individuals and one writing team have been named winners of the 2018 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. The fellows will each […]

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Spotlight On Location Professional – Enrique Arias

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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Being a location scout in the state of Oregon with the name Enrique Arias has always been a challenge. People tend to think I’m not a native of the state, but the fact is I have lived in Oregon all my life. I was born in Portland, Oregon. My parents and the rest of my […]

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Iconic Oregon Animator & Filmmaker, Will Vinton, Dies Aged 70

Thursday, October 4, 2018

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    This morning , Oregonian, Will Vinton passed away after a long battle with Multiple Myeloma.   Vinton was, and is, an inspiration to many of animators and filmmakers alike.  He started his career in filmmaking in the early 1970’s with Claymation projects such as, “Closed Mondays” for which he won the Best Animated […]

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OregonMade Creative Foundation & Travel Oregon Team Up To Offer “Winter Season Grant”

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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Oregon’s Magical Winter Season Grant  The $15,000 “Winter Season Grant” is being provided by the OregonMade Creative Foundation and in conjunction with Travel Oregon  to create a short film series of moving “postcard stories” that will captivate and encourage people to experience the winter season for themselves. The purpose of this grant is to support local content creators […]

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