HBO’s #OregonMade “Here And Now” Unveiled New Trailer

#OregonMade in Portland, the new Alan Ball/HBO series, “Here and Now” shared the new teaser trailer yeterday. The series about a, “multi-racial family made up of husband, wife, three adopted children from Somalia, Vietnam and Colombia and one biological child, find their bonds tested when one of the children begins seeing things which the rest […]

Oregon Film – Who We Are & What We Do!

As we move into another busy production season and a new fiscal year, we wanted to proactively answer a few questions about the Oregon Film & Video Office, a/k/a/ The Governor’s Office of Film & Television, a/k/a Oregon Film. That’s us. Did you know this office was “founded” in 1968 by Gov. McCall as a […]

“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“.  

HouseSpecial’s Stop-Motion Short Takes ‘Best Animated Film’ At Oregon Independent Film Festival

Aaron Sorenson, a Director at Portland animation studio HouseSpecial, received the award for Best Animated Film for the stop-motion short Jailbreak during the award ceremony at The Oregon Independent Film Festival (OIFF) held on September 24, 2016 in Portland’s Clinton Street Theater. Jailbreak, shot in black and white, follows the daring escape of a desperate […]

“Lean On Pete” Shooting In Oregon

“Lean On Pete“, Willy Vlautin’s novel, adapted into a screenplay by writer-director, Andrew Haigh (“Looking”)  will film in Oregon this summer.  “Lean on Pete” tells the story of a 15-year-old boy named Charley Thompson, who, as Vlautin’s website explains, is “left to fend for himself by his wayward single father. Charley wanders to Portland Meadows […]

2016 OPIF Tax Credit Auction Announced for July 11-15

The Oregon Department of Revenue will once again be conducting a tax credit auction for the Oregon Production Investment Fund (OPIF) in July. The auction is open to all Oregon tax payers. The total amount of tax credits to be auctioned this year will be $12 million. The process will be exactly the same as […]

Birds of Neptune to be released on DVD and VOD March 22nd!

Birds of Neptune, by Steven Richter, will be released on DVD and VOD on Amazon on March 22nd, with distribution by Brinkvision. The film will be available soon after On Demand on Hulu, Google Play, and others to be announced as well as video stores nation wide. Birds of Neptune was filmed in Portland, Oregon, with an all […]

The 2015 OPIF Tax Credit Auction is Currently Underway!

The 2015 OPIF Tax Credit Auction began Wednesday July 8 and continues through July 17. The Oregon Department of Revenue is auctioning $10 million in OPIF tax credits. Bids can be placed through the online auction at the following link:  http://www.oregon.gov/dor/PERTAX/Pages/credit-auction-info.aspx 20,000 increments of $500 tax credit certificates are available.  Businesses and individuals with an Oregon income tax liability may bid […]