Ashland Independent Film Festival Launches Year-Round “Best of the Fests” Film Series with the Oregon Premiere of YOUNG MEN AND FIRE, on Oregon Wildland Firefighters

  The Ashland Independent Film Festival is expanding its year-round programming with a new series, Best of the Fests, which will offer audiences a second chance to see some of the best and most requested films from the most recent AIFF, along with other films generating excitement on the film festival circuit. The series will […]

Oregon Casting Directors Eryn Goodman & Lana Veenker Nominated For International Casting Director Award

  In case you missed it, earlier this month, our own Eryn Goodman and Lana Veenker were nominated–alongside L.A. Casting Director Heidi Levitt–for the 2018 International Casting Director Award for “Bad Samaritan,”directed by Dean Devlin!   Lana was on hand at Sarajevo Film Festival for the Award Ceremony, and also helped her fellow International Casting […]

OMPA to host networking event with “Isle of Dogs” Production Designer

Join Oregon Media Production Association on August 28 for an exciting evening immersed in the local production scene! Portland-based production designer Paul Harrod will kick things off with a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Wes Anderson’s new stop-motion film, Isle of Dogs. We’ll get to see how the director’s distinct artistic sensibilities informed every step […]

Oregon’s International Bohemian Film Festival Announces ‘Big Sonia’ as Grand Prize Winner

Cottage Grove The winning filmmaker, Leah Warshawski and her Oregon-raised animator, Dawn Norton, received a $3,000 grand prize as the Best Film. The winner aims to take the proceeds to launch high school curricula about overcoming the obstacles of our past and becoming stronger. COTTAGE GROVE, ORE., 18 AUGUST 2018 – “Big Sonia” won the overall […]

Inaugural “Portland Circuit” Collaboration To Begin In October

The#OregonMade Creative Foundation alongside the Northwest Film Center, the Hollywood Theatre, the Clinton Street Theater, and Cinema 21 announce the first film selected for a unique theatrical distribution program for locally produced feature films. The Portland Circuit, a collaboration between the #OregonMade Creative Foundation, the Northwest Film Center, the Hollywood Theatre, the Clinton St. Theater, […]

Sarajevo Film Festival Puts A Spotlight On Casting—And On Local Casting Director

Oregon Casting Director Lana Veenker invited to one of Europe’s largest film festivals as part of a weeklong program dr awing international focus to the casting profession (Portland, OR) On August 15, 2018, when the International Casting Director Award is handed over to the winner at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Oregon casting […]

Create the Ultimate Soundtrack For Your Film With Marmoset

Centered around music licensing and scoring original music, Marmoset is a Northwest music agency aiding filmmakers in creating remarkable soundtracks for every project. And with a roster of vintage to independent and emerging artists, Marmoset is equipped to match music to picture on any and every scale. With strides toward helping artists gain exposure and […]

Northwest Exposure

As part of the 45th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, the Northwest Film Center is excited to launch the scriptwriting contest Northwest Exposure. Short narrative script submissions (10 page max) will be accepted through August 20, 2018. 7 scripts will be selected to be read by professional actors at a table reading during the 45th Northwest Filmmakers’ […]

Join OMPA and VFX/PDX at the Job Mixer 2.0!

OMPA is supporting the VFX/PDX Job Mixer 2.0! RSVP now. Monday, July 9th from 5-7pm Art Institute of Portland 1122 NW Davis St 3rd Floor/Student Commons loft  

The Oregonian/OregonLive Wins 2 Regional Emmys With Polar Bear Doc

The Oregonion/Oregon Live’s, Kale Williams, won a Reporting Emmy over the week end for his documentary film, “Thin Ice: A Polar Bear’s Plight” and Dave Killen received the Regional Emmy for direction of the film.  The doc was part of the bigger, Project Nora, that the Oregonian and Oregon Live have been reporting on since […]