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 […]

Spotlight On Southern Oregon Film and Media – Get Connected

The Southern Oregon Film and Media Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit trade association made up of film and media professional crew and  businesses that support services in the Southern Oregon region.  Their mission is to “promote and strengthen the development of film, video, and multimedia production in Southern Oregon.”  SOFAM is a great first call […]

Directing Intensive With Scott Ballard At Northwest Film Center!

Directing Intensive Wednesday, June 13 through Sunday, June 17 9am to 4pm each day, $595 Online advanced registration required.  Once again local filmmaker, producer, and DP Scott Ballard brings his directing expertise to students, community members, and emerging filmmakers at the Northwest Film Center for an intensive studio class on Film Directing. Over five consecutive […]

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 […]

Drone regulations may actually help your production

For us in the film, television and digital storytelling industry, drones have provided an exciting new way to tell our stories. They have provided us new vantage points that were unthinkable a few years ago. In our last article (written for the OMPA), we talked about hiring the right drone pilot and some of the regulatory […]

Mastering The Interview With OPB’s Steve Amen

Mastering the Interview: Real People as Documentary Story Structure Taught by Steve Amen,  Executive Producer / Host of OPB’s Oregon Field Guide Mondays, 6:30pm-9:30pm, October 2 – November 6 Northwest Film Center, 934 SW Salmon St.  $495 Register online. The stories and voices of real people are the building blocks of documentary storytelling. The challenge […]

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 […]

Native American Entertainment Coalition

I would like to introduce myself, I am Joseph Thomas Bailey, and I am one of the founders of the Native American Entertainment Coalition. I wanted to inform everyone that there is a Organization for Native Americans in the Entertainment Industry and let you know a bit about us. Mission Providing diverse multimedia consulting, production […]

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 […]

DIY Workshops at NW Documentary

DIY Documentary is NW Documentary’s flagship course: a 10-week journey to create a short film from start to finish. We welcome students ages 15 and up with all levels experience to tell a story that is meaningful to them, expressing their personal vision and style using the latest digital tools. Supplementary Editing coursework (Premiere or Final […]