Raiders of the Lost Archive “Eclipse Clips”
THE POSTMAN (1997)


This week our cinematic history starts to criss-cross itself with a film that was made 20 years ago but set only 4 years ago in a world that echoes…well, you can take from it what you will… A great deal of post-apocalyptic beauty was found in Central Oregon for this 90’s blockbuster which winds its way […]

“Lean on Pete” to Premiere at Venice Film Fest & Then At TIFF

Writer-Director, Andrew Haigh  (“45 Years”) adapted Willy Vlautin’s 2010 novel, “Lean on Pete” that shot in Portland and Eastern Oregon Oregon last summer. “Lean on Pete” follows the story of “fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson (Charlie Pummer) who, “wants a home, food on the table and a high school he can attend for more than part of […]

Raiders of the Lost Archive “Eclipse Clips”
PAINT YOUR WAGON (1968)


As Oregon Film starts to think about turning that wily age of 50 we are reflecting on some of the history that brought us to this point in our lifespan – and why not start at the beginning? The story goes – after he made the beaches available to the public – Gov. Tom McCall […]

The 8th Annual “We Like ’em Short Film Festival” Opens in Baker City

Just before you hunker down somewhere within the Path of Totality, make sure you find time to do something fun right in the Heart of Totality.   The We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival allows young, first time, filmmakers and professionals from around the world the chance to show their films in our beautiful small […]

Raiders of the Lost Archive “Eclipse Clips”
THE OLD OREGON TRAIL (1928)


As we begin down the Path of Totality on August 21, we felt like it was appropriate to look back on projects that found themselves along that same Path, albeit far before the Totality cometh. “Raiders” contributor Phil Oppenheim calls this sub-series “Eclipse Clips.” THE OLD OREGON TRAIL (Victor Adamson, 1928) A horse, a gal, and […]

Position: Executive Assistant/Production Coordinator

BENT Image Lab is currently accepting applications for an Executive Assistant/Production Coordinator The executive assistant/production coordinator works directly with the Executive Producer to effectively prioritize, organize, and manage the production workflow. Assistant responsibilities include managing the EP’s daily schedule, meeting and conference call facilitation, providing regular status updates to keep EP informed of all important […]

Raiders of the Lost Archive – THE DAY CALLED X (1955)

We have decided that there is just way too much wonderful Oregon Film History to ignore. So, as we head into Oregon Film’s 50th anniversary year in 2018, we’ve been taking a more detailed look at the projects – both well-known and little-known – that have come from, or come to, Oregon in the last […]

Free Outdoor Screenings in State Parks Goes Through Sept 9th

Now in its second year, The Hollywood Theatre, Oregon Parks & Rec, Oregon Film and various other community partners are teaming up again to bring a unique series of outdoor movies to Oregon State Parks. The series kicked off on July 29th at Champoeg State Heritage Area and will go through September 9th. All parks in the […]

Juliana Lukasik and Alicia J. Rose Talk About Changing the Media Landscape for the Better on The Portland Film Podcast

Directors Juliana Lukasik and Alicia J. Rose have done two recent but separate episodes on The Portland Film Podcast talking about working in a changing film & TV business and creating great work.   Lukasik, the chairperson of the Oregon Film Board of Directors and also an accomplished director herself, recently launched “5to50” a female-centric […]

Sound Recording Workshop

Sound Recording Workshop Two-Saturdays, July 22nd and 29th from 1pm to 5pm Taught by Pam Minty. Register online here.   Use professional sound gear to record scripted dialogue and interviews.   Topics: Overview of microphone types and uses from lavaliers to shotguns Single versus dual system recording Basics of recording dialogue, interviews, narration, and effects Audio […]