Oregon Poetic Cinema Filmmaker Jack Nicholson Turns 80

This is an excerpt from the photo book being written by Oregon Filmmaker Katherine Wilson: 50 Years of Oregon Film, from Hollywood to Cinematic Literary Voices 1968 -2018 Five Easy Pieces & Poetic Cinema: the 1st Oregon Film of Jack Nicholson There is a quote I love from Jack Nicholson about the low budget existential westerns […]

Filmmaker Beth Harrington Announces New Project – The Musicianer

  On the heels of her successful music documentary, The Winding Stream – The Carters, the Cashes and the Course of Country Music, filmmaker Beth Harrington is pleased to announce that she and her team are in pre-production on a new project. The Musicianer will be a music-based narrative digital series that builds on the […]

DisOrient Asian American Film Fest Of Oregon – Begins This Week In Eugene

The 12th Annual Disorient Asian America, Film Festival begins April 21 and runs through 23. “DisOrient is a social justice film festival that takes place at the Bijou Art Cinemas in Eugene, Oregon.  It is dedicated to deconstructing the media stereotypes of Asians and Asian Americans as “Orientals”. We believe in the power of film-as-art to educate, […]

Advance Screening: Presented by OPB & NW Film Center

Join us for a free screening of OPB‘s new special, “Oregon’s Animation Magic” on April 19th in advance of the TV premiere. At just about any moment in the Northwest, someone is making animation. Go behind the scenes with OPB’s Oregon Art Beat to meet the people who make Oregon one of the animation capitals of the […]

2017 Portland Indie Film Awards: Let’s Diversify

2017 Portland Indie Film Awards: Let’s Diversify. Jerry Bell Jr of JBJR Productions presents the 2nd Annual Portland Indie Film Awards entitled “2017 Portland Indie Film Awards: Let’s Diversify” to be held on Friday, April 14th from 7pm until midnight. This event acknowledges and celebrates the Portland indie film community. Last year’s theme was to […]

PIGSquad + Patreon Present: Drink N’ Draw @ Design Week Portland

PIGSquad and Patreon have joined forces to host an evening of locally-made games and art! Games will be open for everyone to play, and we invite artists to come draw fan art of the games on display. All artists (or non-artists!) are welcome to make game-inspired art. Along with the 20 local indie games, we’ll […]

NW Youth Careers Expo Filmed By Students

We had another stellar turnout of high-schoolers at this years’ NW Youth Careers Expo, (over 6,500) and two Portland Public School student videographers, who were part of our Job Shadow Program last year, were on hand to film, and produce the video that told the story.  Great job!  See photos from the expo. #OregonMade

HouseSpecial: Summer Animation Internships Open

Join our animation team as a paid intern from June 12 to August 25, 2017 in Portland.  The deadline to apply for all internships is March 31, 2017.  We are looking for the following: CG Animation Intern CG Lighting/Comp Intern CG Modeling Intern CG Texture Intern Concept/Storyboard Intern If you have completed your Junior year […]

Thursday 3/23: Free Webinar to Learn Any Dialect or Accent

Hi Fellow Actors, As some of you know, I’ve been coaching actors for dialect roles in film and television since 1992 through my Eliza Doolittle Dialects school. This Thursday night — March 23rd at 5pm Pacific, I will be presenting my 3 Steps to Learn ANY Dialect or Accent as a free online training. (This is really […]

iOPIF open for “Indigenous” Projects happening this Summer

Oregon Film is open for applications on a first-come-first-served, rolling basis for its “indigenous” Oregon Production Investment Fund (“iOPIF”) for projects that are planning their productions for the 2017-18 fiscal year (July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018). iOPIF is set up specifically to help indigenously produced projects. Qualifying projects must be produced by an Oregon […]