“Bend of the River” – A Fundraiser for the Human Access Project

Riverfolk! Cinema lovers! Don’t miss this epic film showing the awesome grandeur of Oregon on the silver screen! Bend Of The River, starring Jimmy Stewart, is one film every Oregonian (and transplants) should see at least once. Get on your western duds and join the Human Access Project for this vintage classic shot in Oregon […]

Portland Dark: The Writer’s Speak!

The #OregonMade Creative Foundation and Comcast are proud to be supporters of Lower Boom’s Diversity and Inclusion Writing Initiative. This project is focused on giving diverse and historically disenfranchised writers an opportunity to write for TV. Currently, six writers are gathering on a weekly basis to work on the pilot and series script for an […]

Help OMPA Become 1,000 Voices Strong

Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA) is holding a fall membership drive leading up to the deadline for the 2019 SourceOregon production directory on November 15. The goal is to reach 1,000 members! Will you be one of them? The media production industry is thriving now and we want it to stay that way. Keep the […]

Portland Native Screenwriter Wins 2018 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship

On September 18, 2018, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Allison (Solberg) Buckmelter, a Portland native, and her husband Nicolas Buckmelter, won the prestigious 2018 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship award. Three individuals and one writing team have been named winners of the 2018 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. The fellows will each […]

Workshop: A Tale In Two Minutes—How To Pitch Your Film Idea

November 2, 2018. 10AM to 3PM. Northwest Film Center. $20-$60. Visit https://nwfilm.org/classes/a-tale-in-two-minutes-how-to-pitch-your-film-idea/ Pitching is part writing, part strategy, part performance … but above all, it’s storytelling. So your pitch simply boils down to telling a good tale, right? If only it were so easy.  Whether you’re proposing a feature, documentary, commercial or other creative project, you […]

OMPA Media Mixer: Southern Oregon

We’re kicking off the Klamath Independent Film Festival with an OMPA Media Mixer for our friends in Southern Oregon. Meet us a couple blocks from the KIFF opening gala for a drink and a bite – plus a chance to win a fabulous prize package! How fabulous, you ask? We’re giving away: an OMPA membership […]

Oregon State University International Film Festival

The Oregon State University International Film Festival Presents: A Screening of Mademoiselle Paradis September 24th, at 7pm Cinema 21 616 NW 21st Ave, Portland Join Oregon State University at Cinema 21 in celebrating the first event of the International Film Festival, organized and hosted by the School of Language, Culture, and Society in partnership with […]

“The Portland Circuit’s” Inaugural Season Is Underway

  This week the Willamette Week did a great job of covering the inaugural Portland Circuit. The Portland Circuit, a collaboration between the #OregonMade Creative Foundation, the Northwest Film Center, the Hollywood Theatre, the Clinton St. Theater, and Cinema 21, has been created to provide a local theatrical run for #OregonMade feature films. This initial pilot […]

Tax Credit Auction for the Oregon Production Investment Fund (OPIF), Second Round

Support an industry and get a tax break! Did you know that the film, television, animation and interactive industry is now directly spending more than $200M and supporting more than 4000 jobs per year?  And all of this work is supported through the Oregon Production Investment Fund and that fund is dependent on the sale of tax […]

PDX Latinx Pride Presents: Noche de Película (September 16th, 2018)

Being part of the PDX Latinx Pride planning and organizing committee has satisfied many parts of us, the members. The group wants to build community and heal ourselves through workshops, retreats and conversations. We also seek to see ourselves in many parts of the artistic spectrum. In fact, creating safe spaces and diversifying art in […]