HouseSpecial’s ‘Lamentation’ Screening at the New Hollywood Theatre @PDX

Portland animation studio HouseSpecial announces the opening screening of ­their latest short film Lamentation at The Hollywood Theatre @PDX, the new movie theatre in Portland’s airport (C Concourse), beginning on February 23, 2017 and running regularly through the Spring. The short film is inspired by Portland’s own world-renowned Pink Martini’s rendition of the sorrowful Romanian ballad […]

Join Oregon Games March 9th – Investor Education + Game On

Explore why VR & AR are the next industries to invest in and see the latest projects and companies taking off within Oregon! Game On is the Oregon Game Organization (OGO)’s annual celebration of games and new technology. Games are a strong and ongoing contributor to job creation and the state’s economy.   Join business and creative leaders, policy […]

Portland Black Film Festival February 9-22

Curated  by David F. Walker and the Hollywood Theatre, the Portland Black Film Festival will showcase “diverse perspectives and stories in an art form all too often dominated by white filmmakers. This year’s festival features films which showcase the cinematic achievements of African American stars and filmmakers and examine the black experience in America.”  

Hollywood Theatre Set To Open Later This Month At PDX

The new Hollywood Theatre @ PDX is getting ready to open later this month, the only airport theatre in the US! Read more from OPB. “In partnership with the Port of Portland, the Hollywood Theatre is creating a movie theatre space in the airport’s C Concourse.  The Hollywood Theatre at Portland International Airport will feature […]

Congrats To LAIKA’s “Kubo And The Two Strings” On Three Annie Award Wins

Congratulations to LAIKA on their three Annie Award wins for “Kubo And The Two Strings“: Production Design in an Animated Feature Production Nelson Lowry, Trevor Dalmer, August Hall, Ean McNamara KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS Character Animation in an Animated Feature Production Jan Maas KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS Laika Editorial in an Animated Feature […]

“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 […]

“I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore” Takes Grand Jury Award At Sundance

“I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore“, Macon Blair‘s directorial debut and produced by Oregonian, Neil Kopp, were honored with Sundance‘s top award, the Grand Jury prize in the US Dramatic Competition over the week end. Macon Blair has a history in Oregon, as he starred-in, and co-produced, also with, Neil Kopp, another […]

“Grimm” Gala Raises Over $800K For Doernbecher’s At Final Gala

Over the weekend, “Grimm”  NBCUniversal, Comcast, and Nike brought together cast, crew and attendees for the final time, to raise money for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation.  Within 3 hours, over $800,000 was raised from the gala’s auction of unique items, and props, from the show that has called Portland their home for 7 years and […]

LAIKA’s “Kubo And The Two Strings” Receives Two Oscar Nominations!

The 2017 Academy Award nominations are out!  Among them are two nominations for  LAIKA‘s #OregonMade “Kubo And The Two Strings” –  Animated Feature, and Visual Effects! “Kubo” joined; “Moana”, “My Life as a Zucchini”, “The Red Turtle”, “Zootopia” in the Animated Feature category, and “Deepwater Horizon”, “Doctor Strange”, “Jungle Book” and  “Rogue One: A Star […]

Baker Heritage Museum Starting To Plan For 50th Anniversary of “Paint Your Wagon”

“Paint Your Wagon” shot outside of Baker City, filming between May and October, 1968 – a western musical film starring Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, and Jean Seberg, adapted by Paddy Chayefsky from the 1951 stage musical by Lerner and Loewe.  “Wagon”was set in a mining camp in Gold Rush-era California, although the actual location of […]