POWGirls Announces Summer 2018 Workshops

POWGirls offers workshops in video production, cinematography, audio recording, set lighting, digital editing and media literacy for girls and non-binary youth ages 15-19. Our instructors are working media producers who inspire participants to be creative, tech-savvy leaders who will help realize gender equity in the film industry. All films produced during POWGirls workshops are screened at […]

“Leave No Trace” Selected For Director’s Fortnight At Cannes

Debra Granik’s #OregonMade “Leave No Trace” is one of 50 films that have been selected to screen during the Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Fetsival this year.  “Leave No Trace”  already premiered at Sundance and received rave reviews.  Sony Pictures Worldwide was quick to acquire international rights, and Bleecker Sreet has aquired North Americn […]

A Burns Adventure – “Lean On Pete”

By Mark “Sparky”Haleston   When a film crew arrives at a location it’s like a small army moving in. The industry in the northwest is vibrant and crews now are well versed even with the small market that exists here. Portland and Oregon in general have great locations. They look lush with color and diversity. Within […]

“My Own Private Idaho” 35mm Screening Big Success – #OregonMade50

  As part of its 50th Anniversary, Oregon Film has teamed up with the Hollywood Theatre to bring several films shot in Oregon back to the big screen – earlier this week was this month’s offering, “My Own Private Idaho.” Gus Van Sant’s Shakespearean tale with River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves follows two friends, Mike […]

#OregonMade “Bad Samaritan” Release Date May 4th

Electric Entertainment brings you #OregonMade, “Bad Samaritan” starring Kerry Condon, David Tennant, Robert Sheehan,directed by Dean Devlin (“Leverage,” “The Librarians”) and written by Brandon Boyce. “Bad Samaritan” shot in and around Portland and city landmarks figure prominently in the feature about, “a pair of burglars who stumble upon a woman being held captive in a home […]

Behind the Scenes of Pixar’s Coco – March 8 @ OMSI

VFX/PDX and OMSI are teaming to bring you a can’t miss night of Reel Science, taking us behind the scenes of Pixar’s Coco. Sponsored by SideFX, Pixar Animation Studios FX Supervisor Michael O’Brien and FX Lead Keith Klohn will be live in-person, navigating us through the challenges met during production. Pixar’s workflow and innovation will […]

#OregonMade “Leave No Trace” Acquired By Sony Worldwide + Bleecker Street

Debra Granik (“Winter’s Bone”) directed the #OregonMade “Leave No Trace”  premiered at Sundance at the end of last month.  After the rave reviews Sony Pictures Worldwide was quick to acquire international rights, and Bleecker Sreet has aquired North Americn rights. “Leave No Trace,” set in Portland’s Forest Park, tells the tale of  Will and his […]

Karen Doesn’t Dream (2018) – Teaser

  Over the course of the last year, Portland State University Television (PSUTV) has been creating a feature film: Karen Doesn’t Dream. This psychological drama follows Karen, a 27 year-old porn store employee and Seaside resident. Karen’s job has always been dreary and monotonous, serving the tourists and tenants of Seaside. But that was before she […]

An Evening with Lower Boom

2017 wasn’t all rainbows and unicorns, that’s for sure. Nevertheless! Lower Boom did have a year filled with exciting projects, new partnerships and community support. As we head into 2018, we’d like to invite you to come down to Lower Boom World Headquarters, (Dig a Pony!), and check out what we did in 2017, and […]

#OregonMade “Lean On Pete” Now In Theaters

ACCLAIMED FILMMAKER ANDREW HAIGH RETURNS WITH AMERICANA ODYSSEY IN FIRST TRAILER AND POSTER FOR LEAN ON PETE, STARRING CHARLIE PLUMMER, STEVE BUSCEMI AND CHLOЁ SEVIGNY. The film premiered to exceptional reviews at The Venice Film Festival in competition and also played Telluride and Toronto earlier this year. – NOW IN THEATERS – From acclaimed filmmaker […]