Behind the Scenes of AIGA’s “Blurred Lines”

You’ve heard recently how interested  we are in Oregon’s digital medial companies pushing the boundaries of digital storytelling.  Well now you can see some of the work for yourself at Design Week Portland’s event “Blurred Lines” which is being presented by AIGA Portland.  Check it out!

Job Posting – Executive Director of Oregon Story Board

  Executive Director – Oregon Story Board Position Description Organization – The Oregon Story Board is a 501C6 organization that actively promotes the growth of digital media production in Oregon through investments in Incubation, Education, and Industry Development.  The Oregon Story Board is currently funded primarily through the state of Oregon’s innovation initiative called the […]

New iOPIF Application Available Online – Includes Post-production and Video Games

On October 7, HB 3367 becomes law.  This is significant in several ways for Oregon’s film, television, and digital media industry.  The most obvious change is the increase in the annual amount of OPIF tax credits to $10million a year. (By the way, we’re selling the remaining $4million of tax credits for 2013 beginning on October […]

Techfest NW – Great Speakers and Great Parties! September 6-8 at OMSI

If you are someone who is passionate about the storytelling world that’s being created with the intersection of creativity and technology, then you’ll want to show up to Techfest NW this year.  Oh yeah and there should be some great parties to attend as well!  Included in the speaker list are Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici who […]

New workshop at the Film Center: GRANTWRITING FOR FILM

The Northwest Film Center School of Film announces an upcoming workshop for filmmakers: GRANTWRITING FOR FILM THURSDAYS, JUN 20 & 27 Taught by Courtney Hermann Register now  Develop the components needed for a competitive grant application. Topics: how to prepare a one-page treatment, artist statement, budget, and filmography; tips for selecting and preparing work samples […]

Did You Know. . . . .

Did you see these bumpers stickers last week in Salem during “Industry Day”? Did You Know. . . . .  is a new awareness campaign, created in partnership with the film community, that aims to illustrate facts that enlighten the public and the business community alike, to the extended benefits of having a thriving film, […]

Free Spirit Lori Lewis Returns to Portland Casting

Early last year, when Lori Lewis ran into Leverage producer Paul Bernard at a Hollywood Theater event, “He flat-out asked,” recalls Lewis, “Are you back yet?” The erstwhile casting director had to admit to her urge to return to the work she adores, promising, “Next year, after knee surgery.” This week, Oregon’s film industry welcomes […]

OSF Costume Inventory: a Great Asset for Film & TV Projects Everywhere

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland, southern Oregon) is well known for it’s high caliber theatre performances.  Lesser know is the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Costume Rentals.  OSFCR is a full-service costume rental facility that features around 100,000 costumer pieces designed and made in-house.  OSFCR has been renting costumes since 2004 but only started renting to the […]

The Gig Economy

The Gig Economy Defining, Marketing and Protecting your Freelance Status A Business of Entertainment Workshop Presented by Paydogs  Saturday, March 23 8:30am – 4pm The Q Center, Allen Hall 4115 N. Mississipi Ave. Portland, OR 97217 $40.00   Agenda 8:30 – 9:00          Arrival, coffee, settle in 9:00 – 10:00        Business Insurance […]

Dean Devlin and Governor Kitzhaber Presented The Oregon Film & Television Film Advocate Award To Clackamas County

At Oregon Film & Television’s Annual Meeting last night, Dean Devlin (Producer, Leverage) and Governor Kitzhaber presented Film Advocate Awards to Catherine Comer and Jamie Johnk from Clackamas County Business and Economic Development.  Catherine, (Business & Economic Development Manager) and Jamie (Economic Development Coordinator) represent a “best case” example of the cooperation between the needs of the […]