“Portlandia” Wraps After 8 Successful Seasons – Celebration And Plaque Dedication For City Hall

A celebration of Cast and Crew, gathered at Arbor Lodge Park today. Cast, Crew, Producers, and city officials gathered to celebrate 8 successful seasons of IFC’s and Broadway Video’s “Portlandia” shooting in Portland. The unveiling and dedication of a “Portlandia” plaque was then gifted to City Hall. The plaque will be placed near a specially commissioned […]

#OregonMade Tripgrid Releases Disruptive Travel Planning Software Tailor-Made For The Entertainment Industry

Tripgrid automates a large portion of the trip planning process, saving time while helping teams get completely organized. “We started working early on with companies who coordinate travel in the production world, we realized it was an intense amount of work and no one was building tools to solve their problems. Tripgrid turned out to […]

YouTube Red’s “Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge” Will Debut This Fall

YouTube Red, producer Ken Mok (“America’s Next Top Model”), and D’Wayne Edwards of Pensole’s design lab in Portland, team up to create this new unscripted competition series. The idea of the competition is to simulate the competitive world of sneaker design with four teams of twelve vying for an opportunity to work at Adidas in […]

Netflix Dramedy, “Everything Sucks”, Shooting In Oregon City

“Everything Sucks”, a high school coming of age dramedy, set in the late 1990’s Oregon, is currently shooting in Oregon City.  The Netflix series will shoot 10 half hour episodes here in Oregon over the coming weeks. “Everything Sucks” was created by Ben York Jones, and Michael Mohan, and is being produced by Midnight Radio, […]

Indiana Johana Ventures Into New Territory For Student Film

Producers and University of Oregon students Tanner Staab and Claire Williams sought to create a mini series on an entirely new scale, breaking common trends in student film. They wanted an adventure, a show that would not only have appeal outside of the student body, but also take them far from the often-used filming locations around […]

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 […]

Around the World in 7 Films!

Matt Schulte and Lower Boom  are co-producing an innovative documentary series that takes audiences on an international tour of independent filmmaking: JUMP THE FENCE – Around the World in 7 films. Hosts Molly Elizabeth Parker, 29, Lacy Allen, 26, and Britt Harris, 30, actors and best friends, will work in 7 different films, in 7 different countries, from 7 award-winning directors, over 7 months. They […]

CASTING CALL: Extras for New Alan Ball HBO Series

PORTLAND CASTING COMPANY SEEKING EXTRAS OF ALL TYPES FOR NEW HBO SERIES Untitled Alan Ball HBO Drama series is scheduled to shoot in Portland April 24-26; open casting call this Saturday PORTLAND, ORE. Cast Iron Studios, a Portland-based film and television casting company, announced today that it is seeking general background performers, experienced stand-ins, photo doubles, […]

#ThankYouGrimm – Governor To Unveil Grove Of Trees

Next week, Governor Kate Brown, will unveil a grove of trees in a north Portland park, as a way to permanently thank many departments in the City of Portland, and to celebrate the crew, vendors and service people of Oregon that made it possible for the show to be such a success. Friends of Trees […]

Grove of Trees To Be Planted In North Portland Park- #ThankYouGrimm

We are excited to announce that, along with City of Portland, and Friends of Trees, we will be planting a grove of trees in a north Portland park as a fitting way to say #ThankyouGrimm. “Grimm” the #OregonMade, NBC Universal series, shot in many locations around the metro area.  The show ended earlier this year after […]