Celebrating #OregonMadeShows

I first heard about the #OregonMade trademark at the Portland International Airport while viewing actual artifacts from several films shot in Oregon on display. Now the Oregon Film Museum is stepping out and celebrating ‘Animal House’ with a huge party in Portland on October 30th, 2016. And the local communities, who hold their own local […]

“Gold Rush” Season 7 – From the Yukon, Now To Oregon

This week, the stars of “Gold Rush” return from the Yukon to their home state, and the High Bar mine in eastern Oregon.  Whether Hoffman and family will make it rich remains to be seen, be sure and tune in Fridays 9/8C, Discovery Channel to find out!

Celebrate Animal House with The Kingsmen, Otis Day, and The House, October 30th

Original Cast and Crew from the movie Animal House reprise items from the Cottage Grove and Eugene sets of the infamous #OregonMade movie for a historic celebration of an Oregon film on Sunday, October 30, 2016. A 5pm VIP Reception is followed by a 6pm concert and celebration at The Exchange Ballroom (123 NE 3rd Avenue, Portland, Oregon). The public is […]

AIFF- One Of MovieMaker’s “Coolest Film Festivals In The World, 2016”!

MovieMaker Magazine, has, once again, the  Ashland Independent Film Festival on their latest list of “25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World“.  They admire that AIFF isn’t “mired in tradition…the 15-year-old fest has recently taken steps to broaden its range, with dives into live cinema, art installations and interactive media offerings, plus a new category […]

“Brother Nature”, Shot in Klamath Falls, Opened Sept 9th

Lorne Michael’s “Brother Nature” opened September 9th – shot in and around Klamath Falls (down town, Lake of Woods Resort, Keno, among others) for 15 days in the summer of 2014.  The feature brought much financial benefit to local businesses, as well as hiring many Oregon crew.  Starring Taran Killam (“12 Years a Slave”, SNL), […]

Shot In Newport – “Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove” Premiered September 13

The first spinoff of Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” began airing begin airing this September – “Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove” and premiered to 1.54 million viewers. The show chronicles 4 families that fish for Dungeness crab in the treacherous, beautiful and rugged Oregon Coast.  The show follows Newport locals; Marc Sehlbach; Mikey Retherford, Jr.; Chris Retherford; […]

#OregonMadeShows Exhibit Opens At PDX

#OregonMadeShows Exibit In collaboration with PDXART, and many other partners (please see list below) a new exhibit is up on Concourse E, at the Portland International Airport this week.  The exhibit showcases “vignettes” of artifacts, props and images from just a few of the 400+ feature films & television shows that have utilized Oregon as […]

It’s a Beautiful Day in Brownsville – “Stand By Me” 30th Anniversary Is Underway!

Brownsville is celebrating today!  “Stand By Me” turns 30 –  “The  anniversary event is featuring a 5K walk/run as a memorial to Ray Brower, interviews with some of the cast & crew (including the train engineer from the trestle scene), a vintage car cruise in and vintage trailer open house, an authentic sock hop in the […]

30th Anniversary of Stand By Me Was Huge Success

The small town of Brownsville, Oregon celebrated the classic movie Stand By Me on Saturday July 23, 2016. In 1985 Brownsville turned into a town named Castle Rock and was teaming with film crews, actors and all the excitement of the movie making process. Today, the movie is still regarded as a favorite and is […]

“Lean On Pete” Shooting In Oregon

“Lean On Pete“, Willy Vlautin’s novel, adapted into a screenplay by writer-director, Andrew Haigh (“Looking”)  will film in Oregon this summer.  “Lean on Pete” tells the story of a 15-year-old boy named Charley Thompson, who, as Vlautin’s website explains, is “left to fend for himself by his wayward single father. Charley wanders to Portland Meadows […]