Spotlight On Location Professional – Mark Fristad

After attending art school here in the Pacific NW, I started my career as a graphic designer and soon moved up in rank as an advertising art /creative director. After ten years in advertising, I changed paths slightly to become a fashion photography art director working for many U.S. apparel brands. After many years of […]

Ashland Independent Film Festival To Announce Full Line-Up At Festival Preview Night & Offers A Sneak Peek At 10 Highlights

The Ashland Independent Film Festival has unveiled ten film selections from its 18th annual edition. The full line-up will be released at Festival Preview Night, to be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20 at the SOU Music Recital Hall in Ashland. Heading the list of early highlights is the world premiere of Ashland filmmakers […]

ISA PDX Third Thursdays March 21st As A Double Feature!

ISA PDX Third Thursdays March 21st is a DOUBLE FEATURE! — With two guest speakers, producers Janice Williams and Darren Demetre! It’s a real coup to have these two seasoned producers at ISA PDX. Janice and Darren have worked together on several projects, including CONFIRMATION and THE FINAL GIRLS. Between them, they have scores of […]

#OregonMade “Clementine” Will Premiere At Tribeca

#OregonMade “Clementine” will have its world premiere at Tribeca 2019 and is to be shown in the US Narrative Feature Competition.  Tribeca 2019 will take place April 24-May 5th in New York City. “Clementine” was directed and written by, Lara Jean Gallagher,  and produced by Aimee Lynn Barneburg, Davis Priestley, and Karina Ripper. The movie […]

#OregonMade “The OA” Returns In March!

Netflix’s “The OA – Part 2″ is set to return for its second season March 22nd.  This fantasy drama series was shot in Oregon last summer, in locations such as, Portland, Warm Springs and Pacific City. #OregonMade

42nd Portland International Film Festival – March 7th-21st

Drawing an audience of 38,000, the Portland International Film Festival (PIFF) is the biggest film event in Oregon, premiering more than 140 international shorts and feature films to Portland audiences annually. Audiences can experience a variety of parties, visiting artists, and plenty of festival adventure taking in this feast of cinematic fare. Get your passes […]

Features vs Benefits of a Loop Group

First things first: “What the hell is a Loop Group?” Here you go: And here’s a great historical perspective. Has there ever been a cohesive Loop (ADR) Group in the Pacific Northwest? I couldn’t find one, so when I moved back to Portland from LA to raise my kid, it was time to build one. […]

#OregonMade Film Series: Kansas City Bomber Raquel Welch Comes to Portland

Next up in our #OregonMade Film Series at The Hollywood Theatre is the Roller Derby classic: “Kansas City Bomber.” You may recall this film being featured in our Oregon Film history series Raiders of the Lost Archive – but, either way, here’s your chance to check it out on screen. The screening is 7p on […]

Gordon Klco And Rob Finch – Winners Of Oregon’s Magical Winter Season Grant!

Winter Season Grant Award Winners Announced! The Oregon Made Creative Foundation in conjunction with Travel Oregon are pleased to announce the winners of the first ever Winter Season Grant. The Grant is part of an ongoing content partnership between Travel Oregon and the Oregon Made Creative Foundation. There was a large and exciting application turnout […]

Hulu’s “Shrill” Premieres March 15th

Hulu’s six-episode series, “Shrill” is set to premiere March 15th.  Executive Producers Lorne Michaels and Elizabeth Banks created the comedy series starring Aidy Bryant (Saturday Night Live) as Annie, “a fat young woman who wants to change her life — but not her body. Annie is trying to start her career while juggling bad boyfriends, […]