Oregon Art Beat Highlights Oregon Film Museum

OPB Television’s “Oregon Art Beat” took a look at what makes Astoria a unique arts town and tourism center this month, including this segment featuring the Oregon Film Museum: PBS.org | OPB | Oregon Art Beat Producer Katrina Sarson takes us on a tour of the Oregon Film Museum in Astoria. The museum highlights and celebrates movies […]

“Grimm” – Gone, But Not Forgotten. PBJ Sums Up 7 years and 6 Seasons

“Grimm” has made Portland home for 7 years, hired around 1,000 people (80 percent of the crew have been local, and about 250 full time crew), spent a little over $55 million each year, and has helped many vendors and support businesses expand in equipment and employees, as well as showcase Portland’s varied locations.  The […]

“The Librarians” Are Coming Back For Season 4

TNT and Electric Entertainment are bringing “The Librarians” back for another season – the 4th in Oregon!  The show stars; Rebecca Romijin, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim, John Larroquette, and series veteran,  Noah Wyle and produced with executive producers Dean Devlin, Marc Roskin, and Wyle. Read more. #OregonMade #OregonMadeShows

Good Sundance Review Of @MaconBlair ‘s New #OregonMade Film

Macon Blair‘s #OregonMade, “I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore” received a good Sundance Film review.   Macon Blair has a history in Oregon, as he starred-in, and co-produced, (alongside Oregonian, Neil Kopp) in another #OregonMade project, “Green Room“.  

Celebrating #OregonMadeShows

I first heard about the #OregonMade trademark at the Portland International Airport while viewing actual artifacts from several films shot in Oregon on display. Now the Oregon Film Museum is stepping out and celebrating ‘Animal House’ with a huge party in Portland on October 30th, 2016. And the local communities, who hold their own local […]

“Gold Rush” Season 7 – From the Yukon, Now To Oregon

This week, the stars of “Gold Rush” return from the Yukon to their home state, and the High Bar mine in eastern Oregon.  Whether Hoffman and family will make it rich remains to be seen, be sure and tune in Fridays 9/8C, Discovery Channel to find out!

“Brother Nature”, Shot in Klamath Falls, Opened Sept 9th

Lorne Michael’s “Brother Nature” opened September 9th – shot in and around Klamath Falls (down town, Lake of Woods Resort, Keno, among others) for 15 days in the summer of 2014.  The feature brought much financial benefit to local businesses, as well as hiring many Oregon crew.  Starring Taran Killam (“12 Years a Slave”, SNL), […]

Brownsville’s “Stand By Me” By-The-Numbers Summary

The small town of Brownsville, Oregon celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the classic movie “Stand By Me” on Saturday July 23, 2016. In 1985 Brownsville was turned into a town named Castle Rock and was teaming with film crews, actors and all the excitement of the movie making process. On August 8, 1986 the movie had […]

Portland Store Fixtures – Propping Up The Film & TV Industry

My company, Portland Store Fixtures, is exactly what it sounds like: we rent and sell store fixtures. (In Portland.) We stock mostly used so we have a lot of interesting oddities, but the basics of our business are shelving units, showcases, clothing racks, cash counters, mannequins, display forms – everything you need to make a […]

30th Anniversary of Stand By Me Was Huge Success

The small town of Brownsville, Oregon celebrated the classic movie Stand By Me on Saturday July 23, 2016. In 1985 Brownsville turned into a town named Castle Rock and was teaming with film crews, actors and all the excitement of the movie making process. Today, the movie is still regarded as a favorite and is […]