SourceOregon Production Directory Released

Union member listings enrich Oregon’s film, TV, commercial & interactive media production directory To help studios and producers stay on top of crew and resources and to promote Oregon’s unique production advantages, the trade group Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA) has released the 2014 SourceOregon, a directory of the professional crew, talent, vendors and support services […]

Top Actors Receive Superfine Awards

Oregon’s industry members present awards for excellence in craft and community building Hundreds of actors, agents, casting directors and industry supporters, including Senate President Pro Tempore Ginny Burdick and AFL-CIO President Tom Chamberlain were on hand to celebrate the depth, breadth and professional skills of Oregon’s on-screen acting industry at Oregon’s Got Talent in Portland last Saturday.  The […]

NBC Universal’s, Season 3 of “Grimm” Premieres Strong – More Great Episodes to Come

NBC Universal’s “Grimm” returned for its third season Friday and started up right where it left off.  The season 3 premiere was actually up in the ratings from the season 2 premiere and helped launch NBC’s friday night premiere of “Dracula”.  Here’s one quick analysis from the Hollywood Reporter.  If you were on Twitter during […]

Hinge Digital’s All-CG Spot for Renault

renault “mégane” What car powers through all seasons?  The Mégane by Renault, perfectly envisioned using full CG and VFX – no live action shoot needed. In collaboration with directing team Andrew Nawrot and Sonja Jasansky, the Hinge creative team developed this all-CG spot for the Renault Mégane in just under two weeks. The spot features […]

Stunt Fighting Workshop 8/17 & 8/18

Oregon has just expanded its film incentives, which will bring 67% more film and television work to the state. There’s a need for actors to be able to do their own action. Get trained and get an edge over the competition. Day 1 – 8/17 Fight Reactions Falls out of Frame & to the Ground […]

Portland Based Digital Creative Agency @instrument debuts “The Build”

We already tweeted a link to the project but “The Build” deserves more attention.  “The Build” is Instrument’s (a digital creative agency in SE Portland) first foray into interactive filmmaking.  The company’s resident filmmaker Truen Pence came up with the idea of producing a documentary highlighting three local characters in the custom motorcycle building industry.  […]

Free Spirit Lori Lewis Returns to Portland Casting

Early last year, when Lori Lewis ran into Leverage producer Paul Bernard at a Hollywood Theater event, “He flat-out asked,” recalls Lewis, “Are you back yet?” The erstwhile casting director had to admit to her urge to return to the work she adores, promising, “Next year, after knee surgery.” This week, Oregon’s film industry welcomes […]

Polluted Pictures teams up with Vitamin M to produce “Deep Dark.”

PORTLAND, Oregon (April 12, 2013)  After taking the feature film “Cell Count” to film festivals all over the world in 2012 and seeing the film through to distribution, it is now Polluted Pictures profound pleasure to announce they will co-produce the feature film “Deep Dark” together with Vitamin M in the Summer ’13. “Deep Dark” is […]

Cast Iron Studios School Parents Of Child Actors

Cast Iron Studios will host “Acting Like a Pro – Parents’ Boot Camp” on April 5 at U of O Portland Extension PORTLAND, ORE. In conjunction with its upcoming master series of workshops featuring prominent L.A. and NY casting directors, Cast Iron Studios will be hosting its first ever “boot camp” aimed exclusively at parents […]

Horror Icon Bill Oberst Jr. Joins the Cast of “Cell Count 2: Blood Count”

Bill Oberst Jr. joins the cast of the film Cell Count II: Blood Count PORTLAND, Oregon (February 7th, 2013)  The feature film “Cell Count” went to film festivals all over the world in 2012 and is now available on all leading digital VOD stores including iTunes.  It is now the Freeman Brothers’ profound pleasure to announce that […]