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 […]

BendFilm Late Submissions Deadline – May 23rd

A near-constant fixture of MovieMaker magazine’s 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee: https://goo.gl/yXmzNA, BendFilm celebrates independent films and the risky, passionate, tough and talented people who make them. This year’s festival runs from Thursday, Oct. 12 – Sunday, Oct. 15, with most venues located in Bend’s historic downtown and the nearby Old Mill District. […]

Nicalis Inc. Acquires Eugene’s Game Studio Cowboy Color

Nicalis Inc., developer and publisher of such video games as Cave Story, 1001 Spikes and The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+, announced  that it has acquired two talented and diverse game development studios: Irvine, California-based SuperVillain Studios and Cowboy Color of Eugene, Oregon. Cowboy Color was founded in 2015, but in less than two years its […]

PIGSquad + Patreon Present: Drink N’ Draw @ Design Week Portland

PIGSquad and Patreon have joined forces to host an evening of locally-made games and art! Games will be open for everyone to play, and we invite artists to come draw fan art of the games on display. All artists (or non-artists!) are welcome to make game-inspired art. Along with the 20 local indie games, we’ll […]

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 […]

“The Oregon Trail” Comes To Life At PCS Through November 20th!

The Oregon Trail – real life on the trail and the popular video game collide in Bekah Brunstetter‘s play at Portland Center Stage! “You have died of dysentery! For those who grew up playing “The Oregon Trail” computer game, dysentery was serious business. In this fresh and funny retelling of our history, two Janes traverse […]

Peter Lund On Game-Making In Oregon & Our Place In The Future Of VR & AR

You may remember recently that Clackamas Community College and Oregon Story Board received a $100,000 grant to develop skilled workers and new programs around the Microsoft HoloLens – well – Lund explained to the Portland Business Journal, on why Portland is perfectly placed to make a splash in the new world of virtual and augmented […]

Pipeworks Triples Studio Space In Eugene

The Register-Guard reports that, indie game designer, Pipeworks, is expanding, and has tripled its studio space by buying out the $2.5 million building it has been leasing.  Pipeworks has added 15,000 square feet to it’s operation, and has almost doubled it’s workforce to around 75 employees since 2014. Read more here.

2nd Annual Indie Game Con Takes Place In Eugene

Indie Game Con took place in Eugene, Oregon earlier this month.  Around 30 developers, many fans, game reps and around 19 speakers converged on Lane CC’s campus for the second annual event, that showcased the growing Pacific Northwest’s interconnected indie game development scene.  Read more here. The conference was sponsored by Lane County, Lane Travel District, Hewlett-Packard, Pipeworks, Rock […]