“Grimm” – Gone, But Not Forgotten. PBJ Sums Up 7 years and 6 Seasons

“Grimm” has made Portland home for 7 years, hired around 1,000 people (80 percent of the crew have been local, and about 250 full time crew), spent a little over $55 million each year, and has helped many vendors and support businesses expand in equipment and employees, as well as showcase Portland’s varied locations.  The […]

“Grimm” Gala Raises Over $800K For Doernbecher’s At Final Gala

Over the weekend, “Grimm”  NBCUniversal, Comcast, and Nike brought together cast, crew and attendees for the final time, to raise money for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation.  Within 3 hours, over $800,000 was raised from the gala’s auction of unique items, and props, from the show that has called Portland their home for 7 years and […]

“The Librarians” Are Coming Back For Season 4

TNT and Electric Entertainment are bringing “The Librarians” back for another season – the 4th in Oregon!  The show stars; Rebecca Romijin, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim, John Larroquette, and series veteran,  Noah Wyle and produced with executive producers Dean Devlin, Marc Roskin, and Wyle. Read more. #OregonMade #OregonMadeShows

“Wie is di Mol” Showcases Oregon

The Dutch version of the reality show, “The Mole” showcases virtually the whole state in it’s splendor.  The Dutch show shot throughout Oregon last spring, and just begun airing to Dutch viewers over the week end.  Read more on this story the Oregonian.

Binge & Back The Benefits of Gusbandry

Voted “Best Local Web Series” by the readers of Willamette Week and completely made in Portland by Portland people, digital series The Benefits of Gusbandry can now be BINGE WATCHED on Amazon Prime and Seed & Spark Cinema!  Stream, review and share today! Dive into the laugh packed 77 minutes of Season One, and see why the […]

“The Librarians” S3 Premieres Sunday

TNT’s drama, “The Librarians” will  return to screens this Sunday, November 20th. The opening episode will feature the submarine that is parked outside OMSI, as well as many other Portland locations. The show stars; Rebecca Romijin, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim, John Larroquette, series veteran, Noah Wyle, and this season, Vanessa Williams.

Emmy Win For “Portlandia” Production Design: Schuyler Telleen + Katherine Isom!

Many congrats to Schuyler Telleen, Production Designer, and Katherine Isom, Set Decorator, (“Portlandia”) for winning the Creative Arts Emmy for Production Design For A Variety, Nonfiction, Reality Or Reality-Competition Series – Reality Or Reality-Competition Series…..job well done! “Portlandia” was nominated Outstanding Comedy Sketch Series, and  Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series category, with Fred Armisen, […]

Portland Store Fixtures – Propping Up The Film & TV Industry

My company, Portland Store Fixtures, is exactly what it sounds like: we rent and sell store fixtures. (In Portland.) We stock mostly used so we have a lot of interesting oddities, but the basics of our business are shelving units, showcases, clothing racks, cash counters, mannequins, display forms – everything you need to make a […]

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 […]