YouTube Red’s “Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge” Will Debut This Fall

YouTube Red, producer Ken Mok (“America’s Next Top Model”), and D’Wayne Edwards of Pensole’s design lab in Portland, team up to create this new unscripted competition series. The idea of the competition is to simulate the competitive world of sneaker design with four teams of twelve vying for an opportunity to work at Adidas in […]

Indiana Johana Ventures Into New Territory For Student Film

Producers and University of Oregon students Tanner Staab and Claire Williams sought to create a mini series on an entirely new scale, breaking common trends in student film. They wanted an adventure, a show that would not only have appeal outside of the student body, but also take them far from the often-used filming locations around […]

Oregon Film – Who We Are & What We Do!

As we move into another busy production season and a new fiscal year, we wanted to proactively answer a few questions about the Oregon Film & Video Office, a/k/a/ The Governor’s Office of Film & Television, a/k/a Oregon Film. That’s us. Did you know this office was “founded” in 1968 by Gov. McCall as a […]

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 […]

Binge & Back The Benefits of Gusbandry

Voted “Best Local Web Series” by the readers of Willamette Week and completely made in Portland by Portland people, digital series The Benefits of Gusbandry can now be BINGE WATCHED on Amazon Prime and Seed & Spark Cinema!  Stream, review and share today! Dive into the laugh packed 77 minutes of Season One, and see why the […]

The Falls: Covenant of Grace IndieGoGo Campaign

The Falls:Covenant of Grace, the third installment of The Falls series hopes to film in Portland this summer. It is a trilogy written and directed by Jon Garcia about two gay Mormon men and the struggles of LGBT individuals of faith.    We currently have an IndieGoGo campaign going until early July to help us reach our goal. […]

Got Content? Learn How To Create Business In The African Market.

The U.S. is Making a Vast Impact in Africa’s TV Content Industry. Learn How You Can Create Business in a Profitable Market. The U.S. Commerce Department Presents a webinar with DISCOP Africa, the leading feature films, TV programs, adaptation rights and packaged TV channels trade show. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27TH 9:00AM – 10:00AM PDT // 12:00PM […]

The Future of Storytelling at Portland Film Festival

Technology has not only changed the way filmmakers tell stories, it’s creating new types of stories to tell. The Portland Film Festival explores this new wave ofstorytelling again this year with the Storyworlds program on Saturday, September 5th. Storyworlds invites you to learn more out more about transmedia, virtual reality, augmented reality, and ways to hone your creative idea to build an […]

Stop-Motion Series in Eastern Oregon Needs Your Help

Chuck Peters, a small town filmmaker and LEGO stop-motion animator has launched his Kickstarter campaign for his latest project Hak and Gnasher.  The campaign’s aim is to raise $1350.00 for acquiring the necessary LEGO bricks, animation software, and a DSLR camera to allow him to produce his web series Hak and Gnasher in house.  The […]

Oregon Girl Turns Web-series into Major Hollywood Deal

This is one of those local success stories that we love to hear.  If you haven’t already read the recent story in Willamette Week, “80 Million Paige Views: How an Oregon girl, her mother and a struggling local director turned their YouTube series into a major Hollywood deal,” we definitely suggest taking a look at the full article. […]