Film Workshop Seeking Teachers

The Menucha Retreat and Conference Center is a non-profit organization which hosts adult retreats, workshops, and conferences. It is located approximately 20 miles outside Portland, Oregon in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. This particular workshop will be an intense one-week course in TV/film production.  We are looking for professionals who have TV/film credits in their […]

Raiders of the Lost Archive: Movie Madness – SAVED! But there’s more work to be done …

This week we go to the most local, most extensive VHS/DVD archive we have (although if you ever have a chance to look into the film and video archives that the Oregon Historical Society has, that’s just as great, but in a uniquely different way) – Portland’s own Movie Madness. As some of you may […]

#OregonMade “Brown’s Canyon” To World Premiere At Portland Film Fest

BROWN’S CANYON – Official Trailer A group of friends, a mudslide, and a tainted bowl of chili. What could possibly go wrong? Find out this Friday at 6:30pm when Brown’s Canyon, the new indie drama from director John Helde, makes its world premiere at the 2017 Portland Film Festival.More information, trailer, and advance tickets available. […]

Come To The #OregonMade “Paint Your Wagon” Screening – Win A Weekend In Baker City!

“Paint Your Wagon” (and Oregon Film!) turns 50 next year – come and see this #OregonMade feature!  Oregon Film, Kick Ass Oregon History, and the Hollywood Theater, are joining forces to bring you this special screening starring Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood and Jean Seberg. EVERY TICKET BOUGHT WILL BE ENTERED INTO A DRAWING TO WIN […]

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARCHIVE: Halloweentown (Duwayne Dunham 1998)

This week’s Hooray for Horregon RotLA edition comes with two truly great ingredients: Debbie Reynolds and St. Helens. If you haven’t seen HBO’s Emmy nominated “Bright Lights” (full disclosure, it was produced and directed by friend, former business partner and Astoria-filmed “Short Circuit” actor Fisher Stevens and his life-partner baby[ies]-mama Lexy Bloom), and, if you […]

Portland Asian Film Festival Coming Soon…

The International Film Exchange of Oregon will present the first annual Portland Asian Film Festival, Nov. 10-16 at Cinema 21 and Nov. 17-18 at Portland Community College, Cascade Campus. On the program are almost thirty feature films, including a retrospective dedicated to the Japanese filmmaker Hideo Nakata, a master in the horror genre, from his […]

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARCHIVE
: Dr. Giggles (Manny Coto, 1992)

This week’s Horrregon Edition of our Raiders of the Lost Archive series rightly celebrates an icon of Oregon’s rich cartoon and comic history: Dark Horse Comics and Mike Richardson. It’s easy to argue that Mike is one of, if not the most successful and lucrative film producers here in the state, and we’re proud of that. […]

“Who Killed Jim Thompson The Thai Silk King” premieres at LCC in Eugene

“Who Killed Jim Thompson The Thai Silk King” premieres at LCC, Friday, October 20th, 7:00 PM, Ragozzino Performance Hall.  Paris based Director Neil Hollander will be present as will Seattle based Producer Barry Broman.  Be sure to read the BBC and Newsweek stories linked below. OSS agent Jim Thompson was rich.  He founded the Thai […]

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARCHIVE: Unhinged (Don Gronquist, 1982)

Continuing on under the sub-heading “Hooray for Horregon,” our intrepid Raider/Contributor leads us up to the top of the SW Hills over Portland to celebrate an #OregonMade Filmmaker who the Willamette Week called “Portland’s most important forgotten filmmaker:” Don Gonquist. The trailer pretty much sets the tone from there. “It began as an idyllic outing….” […]

On Screen/In Person Accepting Applications

Through the generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s On Screen/In Person program provides all-expense-paid touring grants for filmmakers from across the country to screen their work, connect with new audiences, and participate in related community engagement events at venues throughout the mid-Atlantic region. I am writing today to […]