Ashland, Bend + Portland Film Fests Again Make MovieMaker’s “Best 50 Film Fests Worth The Entry Fee”

Ashland International Film Festival, BendFilm, and Portland Film Festival all made the cut for the MovieMaker 2018 “50 Best Film Festivals Worth The Entry Fee.” Here is what MM had to say about each: AIFF: “Submitting to screen at this five-day Southern Oregon fest comes with the promise that your film will be viewed and […]

“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 […]

Spotlight On Location Professional – Roger Faires

Spotlight on Roger Faires – Location Scout and Manager. We caught up with Roger scouting a feature out in the field and asked him how he feels about living and working in Oregon. “I’ve been doing this long enough to not be surprised; about 31 years. Yet here in Oregon, I get surprised. Still. About […]

Selected Films From The Minor Cinemas Of [email protected] Theater, May 5, 2:00 PM

On Saturday May 5, at 2:00 PM at the enchanting Siren Theater, 315 NW Davis, archivists Elizabeth Peterson, Libby Burke, and Dennis Nyback will present a screening of selected films from the minor cinemas of Oregon. FILM #1 Elizabeth Peterson will screen LUTHER METKE AT 94 (1979), directed by Jorge Preloren & Steve Raymen. 27 […]

Pacific Northwest Lens Summit Coming in May

The Pacific Northwest Lens Summit is coming on May 5th to Koerner Camera in SE Portland. If you are interested in attending the 2018 Pacific Northwest Lens Summit, please fill out the form found here. Once registered, you’ll be in the loop for all the latest information.

“Droplets” Proof of Concept – Crowdfunding Reach

Students at Portland State University are asking for help with their film as supporters of student filmmakers! Check out our Proof of Concept above. Logline:  The lives of a sorority girl, a star athlete, an activist, and a low income student intersect at a college party that determines their true identities. Synopsis: Droplets is a story […]

#OregonMade Screenwriter’s Residency Award

The OregonMade Creative Foundation, Northwest Film Center and Playa Summer Lake announce the second year of a unique residency opportunity for screenwriters and filmmakers. This program calls for proposals from screenwriters, filmmakers and related creators to work on a script/story/pitch/narrative project during a 4-week residency at Playa in Summer Lake, Oregon. The OregonMade Screenwriter’s Residency Award is open to […]

Bent Image Lab Spin-Off Augmented Reality YOUAR Inc. Was Recently Recognized In Forbes.

Bent Image Lab spin-off Augmented Reality YOUAR Inc. was recently recognized in Forbes. For Immediate Release April 9, 2018 Forbes covered our recent technical demonstration, for the first time, Apple and Android phones playing together in the same AR environment. Call us to plan your next AR project we’ll knock your socks off! Portland-Based YOUAR […]

DWP 2018: Portland Indie Game Squad Presents: Drink N’ Draw

One of PIGSquad’s biggest annual events! Drink N’ Draw has grown from a small gathering at local pubs into an evening of locally-made games and art during Design Week Portland. Games are set up for anyone to play, and we invite artists to come draw fan art of the projects on display. All artists (or […]

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 […]