INTRODUCING TRAILHEAD PRODUCTION PROVISIONS IN CENTRAL OREGON!

We are proud to announce a new division of Gary Nolton LLC, called Trailhead Production Provisions. Based in Bend Oregon, Trailhead provides for rent all those little production supplies you need but hate to carry from home. Easy-ups, Coolers, Tables, Chairs, Walkies, etc. We even have a One-ton Grip package that’s super handy for film […]

#OregonMade Tripgrid Releases Disruptive Travel Planning Software Tailor-Made For The Entertainment Industry

Tripgrid automates a large portion of the trip planning process, saving time while helping teams get completely organized. “We started working early on with companies who coordinate travel in the production world, we realized it was an intense amount of work and no one was building tools to solve their problems. Tripgrid turned out to […]

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 […]

2017 Pacific Northwest Lens Summit

Koerner Camera Systems to Launched its First Pacific Northwest Lens Summit. Koerner Camera Systems, the premier supplier of high-end cinema gear for motion picture, television and commercial productions in the Pacific Northwest, will be hosting a first-of-its-its-kind exposition at their new facility in Southeast Portland. The latest optics from Angenieux, Arri, Canon, Cooke, Fujinon, IB/E, […]

“Grimm” – Gone, But Not Forgotten. PBJ Sums Up 7 years and 6 Seasons

“Grimm” has made Portland home for 7 years, hired around 1,000 people (80 percent of the crew have been local, and about 250 full time crew), spent a little over $55 million each year, and has helped many vendors and support businesses expand in equipment and employees, as well as showcase Portland’s varied locations.  The […]

“The Librarians” Are Coming Back For Season 4

TNT and Electric Entertainment are bringing “The Librarians” back for another season – the 4th in Oregon!  The show stars; Rebecca Romijin, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim, John Larroquette, and series veteran,  Noah Wyle and produced with executive producers Dean Devlin, Marc Roskin, and Wyle. Read more. #OregonMade #OregonMadeShows

Goodbye To “Grimm” – Last Season Premiering Tomorrow Night on NBC

Tomorrow night sees “Grimm“‘s last season premiere – we will all be sad to say goodbye to the show’s quirky and murky portrayal of Portland’s fictitious underbelly, the real city locations, the Wesen, the Police precinct, and the many character actors and stars alike.  Six seasons, seven years in the making, and well over 100 […]

“Certain Women” Opened Strong & To Good Reviews

Kelly Reichardt and Neil Kopps’ latest feature, “Certain Women” (written and directed by Reichardt) opened  to great reviews (New York Times, Variety, LA Times,Vanity Fair) and a strong box office (#2 indie box office.) Reichardt and Kopp, have shot 4 projects together here in Oregon (“Night Moves“, “Meek’s Cutoff“,”Wendy and Lucy“, “Old Joy“) and although […]

Portland Store Fixtures – Propping Up The Film & TV Industry

My company, Portland Store Fixtures, is exactly what it sounds like: we rent and sell store fixtures. (In Portland.) We stock mostly used so we have a lot of interesting oddities, but the basics of our business are shelving units, showcases, clothing racks, cash counters, mannequins, display forms – everything you need to make a […]

The Digital Revolution in Lighting

With the advancements in LED lighting fixtures and HMI ballasts, controlling light fixtures with DMX signals has become both easier and much more precise. These advancements have ushered in new possibilities for control which is both quicker, easier and more economic than ever before. While DMX control has been common in Theatrical settings for quite […]