Portland Film Office Gets Official City Liaison In Comm. Nick Fish

September 2018 – Commissioner Nick Fish will become the Portland City Council’s first official liaison to the Portland Film Office. His Senior Policy Director, Mr. Jamie Dunphy, will be point on this new relationship. The role, created at Commissioner Fish’s request, recognizes the challenges that film productions face – tight turnaround times, tight budgets, and […]

Call for Entries – McMinnville Short Film Festival

Set in the heart of Oregon wine country, the McMinnville Short Film Festival (MSFF) is a “filmmaker’s” festival. MSFF organizers cater to filmmakers from the moment a film is submitted to the moment the festival wraps up, experience why Portland filmmaker Zach Putnam says “…the festival organizers curated a sophisticated collection of high caliber films […]

Winner Announced For #OregonMade Screenwriter’s Residency Award

August 6th, 2018: The OregonMade Creative Foundation, Northwest Film Center and Playa Summer Lake announce the winner for the 2nd annual Playa residency award. The Screenwriter’s Residency program, now in its second year, received over 30 pitches, proposals and outlines from screenwriters, filmmakers and related creators focusing on a new take on an old genre […]

Spotlight On Location Professional – Bobby Warberg

When I was 14 years old I answered our home phone and there was a man on the line that said he was looking for old cars to use in a new movie called, “Animal House”. I told him that my mom has an old car. The next thing I knew my mom and I […]

Kick Ass Oregon History Is Taking A “Sometimes A Great Notion” Road Trip!

The Kick Ass Oregon History podcast will be starting their “Sometimes A Great Notion” road trip this week – folow them as they travel to the locations of the 1971 #OregonMade movie that filmed in such places as Kernville, Toledo, Newport and the Columbia River Gorge. KAOH will be exploring and discussing details about the […]

KGW8 Covers Oregon Film’s 50th Anniversary – Test Your Knowledge Of #OregonMade Shows

KGW8 covered Oregon Film’s 50th Anniversary with a short film quiz of #OregonMade shows and a piece on what has been happening in the world of production here in Oregon for the last 50+ years. Check it out! Oregon Film, in partnership with the Hollywood Theatre, has been screening a selection of #OregonMade films since […]

HouseSpecial and Wieden + Kennedy Create A New Tourism Campaign For Travel Portland

Portland’s creative agency, Wieden + Kennedy, and  pioneering animation studio, HouseSpecial, have together created an interactive tourism campaign that is currently traveling the country, along with their (slightly) larger-than-life “Portlanders!” The collection of statues will be touring selected cities around the US.  The public can peek into the back of their heads to view a VR-like experience […]

Portland Post-Production Film Grant Now Open

The Portland Film Office, in partnership with Oregon Made Creative Foundation (OMCF), invites local filmmakers to apply for funding designed to encourage the completion of a local feature-length project and position producers to build towards larger, more resourced productions. The Post-Production Film Grant Program supports the professional development of small, local filmmakers by providing funds for […]

New #OregonMade Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – Production Underway

In late 2017, the Oregon Made Creative Foundation (in partnership with Oregon Film,) Travel Oregon, Danner Boots, and the Portland Film Office at Prosper Portland partnered together to bring  funding for a new grant: The Outdoor Adventure Film Grant. This Grant has enabled our filmmakers, Emilia Quinton and Liz Haan to begin creating a short […]

Oregon Film’s 50th – Continued Coverage

Already appearing in this blog was a celebratory post on the Oregon Film office turning 50 but now we can also add a new piece from Oregon Live (thank you, Kristi Turnquist) that covers some of the last 50 years and how far we have come as a community. Oregon Film’s mission is to promote, […]