Oregon Art Beat Highlights Oregon Film Museum

OPB Television’s “Oregon Art Beat” took a look at what makes Astoria a unique arts town and tourism center this month, including this segment featuring the Oregon Film Museum: PBS.org | OPB | Oregon Art Beat Producer Katrina Sarson takes us on a tour of the Oregon Film Museum in Astoria. The museum highlights and celebrates movies […]

LAIKA’s “Kubo And The Two Strings” Receives Two Oscar Nominations!

The 2017 Academy Award nominations are out!  Among them are two nominations for  LAIKA‘s #OregonMade “Kubo And The Two Strings” –  Animated Feature, and Visual Effects! “Kubo” joined; “Moana”, “My Life as a Zucchini”, “The Red Turtle”, “Zootopia” in the Animated Feature category, and “Deepwater Horizon”, “Doctor Strange”, “Jungle Book” and  “Rogue One: A Star […]

Local Studios Are Saving Both Energy And Money Using LED Lighting

Our clients are  saving significantly thanks to wider adoption of the new LED lighting technology. The potential power  differential can as as great as 75% when compared to incandescent lighting. Although LED lighting has been around for a decade it’s use in Film/ TV production has been limited largely to panel lights. Which were mainly […]

Bent Image Lab Unveils Secret Augmented Reality Project

Portland, OR August 15, 2016: Bent Image Lab, announces their Augmented Reality platform, “youAR”TM, is coming out of stealth mode into alpha testing. For the last three years, Bent has been developing youARTM along with computer vision technology and systems enabling multiuser, real-time, markerless AR content to be viewed with a single lens smartphone. Along […]

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 […]

Oregon Story Board Holds Office Hours This Friday

Oregon Story Board is holding office hours this Friday, beginning at 3pm –  “learn all about Oregon Story Board by socializing with OSB staff and board members as well as the Digital Storytelling community that surrounds it.” Read more here.

Peter Lund On Game-Making In Oregon & Our Place In The Future Of VR & AR

You may remember recently that Clackamas Community College and Oregon Story Board received a $100,000 grant to develop skilled workers and new programs around the Microsoft HoloLens – well – Lund explained to the Portland Business Journal, on why Portland is perfectly placed to make a splash in the new world of virtual and augmented […]

Pre Approve Me App

New work from Bryan Thompson and Jeremiah L Scott!!! Great PNW Talent…Katie Michels (actor), Sean McGrath , Aris Juson and Spencer Baylis Conway nailed it. Wife — Katie Michels Husband — Sean Mcgrath Loan Officer — Aris Juson Assistant Loan Officer — Spencer Conway Writer & Director & Producer — Bryan R. Thompson Director of […]

Laika Wins Technical Oscar’s Award For 3-D Printing Technology

Laika uses stop-motion animation techniques to bring their characters to life, but with hundreds of puppets needed for the process it is painstaking to create the many expressions and movement needed to make the action fluid.  The studio overcame this by becoming early adopter’s of the 3-D printing process that enabled them to create the […]

OPB And UO-SOJC To Air “Don’t Wait for the Quake” With Broadcast Audience Engagement Tool

Tonight, OPB-TV will re-broadcast “Don’t Wait for the Quake,” an event hosted by Oregon Public Broadcasting and the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) on Nov. 17. The program will air at 9pm PT, and although tonight’s show won’t be live, A Fourth Act’s audience engagement tool Harvis will be.We invite you […]