“Crash Pad” feature film written by PDX screenwriter

The black listed comedy script, “Crash Pad” is the directorial debut for Kevin Tent, the oscar-nominated editor for ‘The Descendants” and “Nebraska”. Executive Produced by Alexander Payne, produced by Bill Horberg (“Milk”, “Cold Mountain”) and stars Domhnall Gleeson, Thomas Haden Church, Christina Applegate and Nina Dobrev. “Crash Pad” will be available on VOD this Tuesday, […]

Oregon Locations Shine In “Lean on Pete”

“Lean On Pete” has been collecting some great reviews, and has already premiered internationally in the Venice International Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival, and also screened in the US at Telluride.   Writer-Director, Andrew Haigh  (“45 Years”) adapted Willy Vlautin’s 2010 novel of the same name, that shot in Oregon last summer.  The #OregonMade […]

Netflix Orders New Show, “Disenchantment”, From Matt Groening

Netflix has given Oregonian, Matt Groening,  a 20-episode order for a new animated comedy, “Disenchantment.”  The adult fantasy comedy is about “life and death, love and sex, and how to keep laughing in a world full of suffering and idiots, despite what the elders and wizards and other jerks tell you,” Groening told Variety. Matt […]

Multiple Emmy Nominations For “Portlandia”!

      The 69th Emmy Awards nominations were again kind to #OregonMade “Portlandia“.  Three nominations were handed down for: Best Variety Sketch Series Outstanding Costume Design for Variety, Non-Fiction or Reality;  (“Carrie Dates a Hunk”).  Nominees; Amanda Needham Costume Designer, Jayme Hansen, Asst. Costume Designer, and Jordan Hamilton, Costume Supervisor Production Design (“Fred’s Cell […]

Portland Art Museum Screening “Shut Up Anthony” – Tonight!

In case you have not seen it, Kyle Eaton‘s “Shut Up Anthony“, is screening tonight at the Portland Art Museum (7pm). The indie comedy has been picking up traction and some nice reviews and recently won a Spirit Award (for Narrative Feature) at the Brooklyn Film Fest. Starring Robert A. D’Esposito (Anthony), and Katie Michels […]

YouTube Red’s “Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge” Will Debut This Fall

YouTube Red, producer Ken Mok (“America’s Next Top Model”), and D’Wayne Edwards of Pensole’s design lab in Portland, team up to create this new unscripted competition series. The idea of the competition is to simulate the competitive world of sneaker design with four teams of twelve vying for an opportunity to work at Adidas in […]

Netflix Dramedy, “Everything Sucks”, Shooting In Oregon City

“Everything Sucks”, a high school coming of age dramedy, set in the late 1990’s Oregon, is currently shooting in Oregon City.  The Netflix series will shoot 10 half hour episodes here in Oregon over the coming weeks. “Everything Sucks” was created by Ben York Jones, and Michael Mohan, and is being produced by Midnight Radio, […]

“SOUL” Documentary Screening at La Ruta PDX Gastronomic Festival

La Ruta PDX: A Gastronomic Festival launches on July 13th with a festival premiere party followed by a private screening of the Spanish documentary film Soul at the Portland Art Museum co-presented by NW Film Center about Basque Country 3-star Michelin chef Eneko Atxa tackling the complex universe of haute cuisine. A cocktail hour before the film will […]

MetroEast Community Media Reaches 1000th Episode Milestone of Flagship Program Community Hotline

 This June, MetroEast Community Media’s staff-produced program, Community Hotline, will achieve a landmark. They will be making history on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, when they will tape the 1,000th episode of Community Hotline. Started in 1996, Community Hotline is the longest running community affairs television show in Oregon and has been on the air for […]

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 […]