Oregon Film – A “Who We Are & What We Do” Update

This time last year we tried to give some context and background to the work of our office in a post we shared called, “Who We Are & What We Do.” This year, we’d like to add to that. So, first things first. In the last year we have been lucky enough to find dedicated […]

Shoot A Film. Make A Poster. Tell Your Story Of NASA’s Plans For Mars!

  NASA is inviting college students and early career professionals to express their visual interpretation of NASA’s deep space exploration initiative from the Earth to the Moon and onto Mars! Entries will be judged by notable film and graphics industry professionals including Gareth Edwards, the director of Rogue One; Mickey Fisher, w riter and producer […]

OPIF Tax Credit Auction Opens at 9a on July 9th

As a reminder, we are now just one month away from the start of the 2018 OPIF Tax Credit auction. More information can be found here on our site. Please contact Nathan Cherrington with any questions via email ([email protected]) or phone (971) 254-4023. This year’s online auction for $14 million in OPIF tax credits will take place July […]

Lower Boom Launches New Discovery App

Last Monday, Portland-based Lower Boom unveiled the prototype for the Lower Boom Discovery app during happy hour at Dig a Pony. Filmmakers, many of whom have been featured in the Lower Boom Presents programming exclusively showing at the Hotel Eastlund, were able to download it and do a hands-on walk through of the functionality and design. […]

Peace of the City Summer Film Series features “Knife Skills” and “James Beard: America’s First Foodie” at The Armory, June 21!

Please join us for the inaugural event of the Peace of the City Summer Film Series at The Armory on Thursday, June 21, 6-10 pm! Knife Skills is a 2018 Oscar®-nominated documentary about reentry, second chances, and the healing power of good food. Following the hectic launch of Edwins restaurant in Cleveland, where all the […]

Smelly Outdoor Restrooms Drove This Local Vendor To Change The Industry

Often we get asked how we got into the luxury restroom trailers business. Well, they say that ‘necessity is the mother of invention’, and that was certainly true in our case. Back in 2011 when I was planning my outdoor wedding and checking into outdoor restroom options, I found there weren’t really options beyond smelly […]

Directing Intensive With Scott Ballard At Northwest Film Center!

Directing Intensive Wednesday, June 13 through Sunday, June 17 9am to 4pm each day, $595 Online advanced registration required.  Once again local filmmaker, producer, and DP Scott Ballard brings his directing expertise to students, community members, and emerging filmmakers at the Northwest Film Center for an intensive studio class on Film Directing. Over five consecutive […]

Koerner Camera Hosted PacNW Lens Summit – A Success!

In a great recap from Adam Wilt at the Film and Digital Times: Koerner Camera Systems in Portland, Oregon hosted the 2nd annual Pacific Northwest Lens Summit on the first Saturday in May. About 250 people came to see lenses, filters, FIZ controllers and focusing aids, anamorphics and adapters, gimbals, cameras, and camera robots presented […]

Call For Entries For Film Festival For High School And College Age Filmmakers!

We are excited to announce that the Call for Entries for the inaugural Gateway Film Festival is now open! The Gateway Film Festival aims to give young diverse minds a platform to create, share, and celebrate their filmmaking with the entire community.The festival will take place in October 12-13 2018. Submissions are open to high school and […]

NW Doc “The Cage Fighter” screening @ NW Film Ctr 5/10

For your consideration – a NW documentary from Seattle based filmmaker Jeff Unay that explores the dramatic “real life Rocky” struggle of Seattle MMA fighter Joe Carman.  A rare Portland screening brings this well reviewed and well traveled doco (which saw theatrical release after making the rounds at the Bend Film Fest among others) to […]