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 […]

2015 OPIF Tax Credit Auction Coming Up July 8-17

We just wanted to remind everyone that the Oregon Department of Revenue is planning to once again conduct a tax credit auction for the Oregon Production Investment Fund (OPIF) this July.  The total amount of tax credits to be auctioned this year will be $10,000,000. The process will be exactly the same as the successful auction […]

iOPIF to Begin Accepting New Applications May 4th

July 1st will mark the beginning of a new fiscal year and a new round of funding for our film incentive programs. As a result, we are preparing to open up the application process for our “local filmmaker” program, commonly referred to as the Indigenous Oregon Production Investment Fund (iOPIF). We will begin accepting iOPIF applications on May […]

WILD Contest Has Oregon Covered

Fox Searchlight unveiled the #LifeisWILD contest this week as a headliner in promoting Reese Witherspoon‘s WILD.  Oregon Film was approached by Fox Searchlight to help put this contest together as an interactive and creative way to bring attention to the movie, and in so doing, the Pacific Crest Trail, and Oregon simultaneously.  Oregon Film collaborated […]

Annual OMPA Classic Raises Money for Media Arts Scholarships with Golf and Croquet

Golf, croquet and a great party are on the table for the Oregon Media Production Association’s annual tournament and fundraiser next Friday, July 11. Mt. Hood serves as the backdrop for this full day of fun, sportsmanship and stewardship of Oregon’s burgeoning media production field. The event is sponsored by production houses and vendors to Oregon’s […]

The OPIF Tax Credit Auction is Currently Underway!

The 2014 OPIF Tax Credit Auction began Wednesday July 9 and continues through July 18. The Oregon Department of Revenue is auctioning $10 million in OPIF tax credits.  This is the largest amount of tax credits we have auctioned off at a single time, so it is a great opportunity for more people to be able to have successful bids. Bids can […]

2014 OPIF Tax Credit Auction Announced for July 9-18

We wanted to let you know of the Oregon Department of Revenue’s plans to conduct a tax credit auction for the Oregon Production Investment Fund (OPIF) in July.  The total amount of tax credits to be auctioned will be $10,000,000.  This is the largest amount that we have had available to date, so it will […]

iOPIF to Begin Accepting New Applications May 5th

As we near July and the beginning of a new fiscal year, we are preparing to open up the application process for our “local filmmaker” program, commonly referred to as the Indigenous Oregon Production Investment Fund (iOPIF). We will begin accepting iOPIF applications on May 5th, 2014.  Our iOPIF Advisory Committee will evaluate all applications submitted between May 5th […]

SourceOregon Production Directory Released

Union member listings enrich Oregon’s film, TV, commercial & interactive media production directory To help studios and producers stay on top of crew and resources and to promote Oregon’s unique production advantages, the trade group Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA) has released the 2014 SourceOregon, a directory of the professional crew, talent, vendors and support services […]

Moviemaker Magazine Awards Two Oregon Cities With Honors For “Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker 2014”!

In years gone by, Moviemaker Magazine lumped together big city and small town to compete for the sought after title of, “Best Places To Live and Work as a Moviemaker”.  This year, the magazine has split their list into three components: Top Big Cities (they define as more than 50,000 residents) Top Small Cities (100,000) […]