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 […]

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 […]

POWGirls Announces two Workshops for Summer 2017

POWGirls Announces two Workshops for Summer 2017! POWGirls launched in March of 2014 and has hosted eight successful workshops serving over 80 girls in the Portland Metro area.  Watch POWGirls Films Here. We are excited to announce our Summer 2017 dates: Summer Workshop I: INTRO TO FILMMAKING, June 19-23, 2017 Summer Workshop II: ADVANCED DOCUMENTARY […]